Will Japan seize its “ASEAN moment”?

At a time when Japanese officials are hardening their stance against China in the matter of Taiwanese independence, the country has been working hard...

Monde sets sight on alternative meats for expansion

Food maker Monde Nissin Corp. was looking to bank on the fast-growing alternative meats business following its successful initial public offering (IPO) that saw...

Duterte admin lowers Philippine growth projection on last year in office

The Philippine government has abandoned its goal to reach double-digit growth in the last year of the current administration amid the pandemic plaguing global...

Philippines COVID cases break past one million

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Philippines: no travel ban yet versus countries with new virus strain

The Philippine government was not keen on imposing a travel ban on other countries despite the more deadly strain of coronavirus, a Cabinet official...

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Will Japan seize its “ASEAN moment”?

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