EU threatens to ban Thai fish exports

Thailand's fishing industry is still under scrutiny. Source: Wikimedia The European Union has warned Bangkok to "promptly" address human rights and slavery issues in its fisheries...

Myanmar heroin trade booming: UN

Most of the profit is generated after the produce has left Myanmar. Source: Wikimedia  Myanmar is the second largest producer of opium after Afghanistan. This...

Thailand, Cambodia to triple bilateral trade to $15b over next five years

Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha met his Cambodian counterpart Hun Sen for talks at Government House in Bangkok today. Photo: Wikimedia Commons.The prime ministers...

Fires twice as expensive as 2004 tsunami: World Bank

Indonesia is still paying the price for this year's fires. Source: Flickr by mararie Indonesia's forest fires and the so-called haze it caused this year have...

Yangon to modernise port 

Yangon Port is due to move away from paper documentation. Source: Wikimedia Hitachi Solutions is hoping to have an electronic data interchange (EDI) system for...

Singapore hit by export fall

Singapore remains a regional economic titan. Source: WikimediaNon-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore dipped 3.3 per cent in November, after recording flat growth in...

PM Najib heads to UMNO party conference on the back of strong economy

PM Najib heads to UMNO party conference on the back of strong economy. Source: WikimediaPrime Minister Najib Razak, ahead of his United Malays National Organization...

Malaysia hunts owner of three Boeing 747s

Who loses three 747-200Fs? Source: StaticflickrThree massive Boeing 747-200F cargo jets have been abandoned at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Malaysia.The airport authorities...

Thais enter solar market

Thailand has plenty of sunshine. Source: Wikimedia There are signs that the Thai economy is moving away from its dependency on fossil fuels but while...

Philippines eyes rosy economic future

Can the Philippines scale new economic heights? Volcano Mayon, Albay Province, Philippines. Source: PixabayThe Philippines is trying to sell itself as a manufacturing hub...

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