Singapore: Asia’s second most visited city

Singapore, despite its limited size, attracts a lot of visitors. Source: Wikimedia Singapore is Asia-Pacific's second-most popular destination, with 11.81 million international visitors last year,...

Indian VP to visit Brunei as it reels from oil price fall

Brunei is trying to diversify away from oil. Source: Flickr Indian Vice-President Hamid Ansari is due to take a five-day trip to Brunei and Thailand...

Ford admits failure in Indonesia and Japan

The Ford Ranger has had the most success in Indonesia. Source: Wikimedia US car manufacturing giant Ford has announced it will abandon its operations in...

Kerry aims to woo Cambodia away from China

Kerry is in the region to prepare for the US-Asean summit in Sunnylands, California, next month. Source: Wikimedia US Secretary of State John Kerry is...

Kerry in Laos to plan Asean summit

Laos is chairing Asean this year. Source: Wikimedia US Secretary of State John Kerry is in Laos, where he will lay the groundwork for a...

Manila credit rating upgraded

Manila's prospects are looking up. Source: Wikimedia Seoul's debt watcher NICE Investors Service has upgraded the Philippines' credit rating allowing the country to secure a...

Malaysia bans bauxite mining amid ecological fears

Ecologists fear for the health of the Pahang coast. Source: Wikipedia Bauxite mining is becoming increasingly controversial in Malaysia as the government has temporarily banned the...

Vietnam condemns Chinese oil rig

A Vietnam People's Navy honour guard. Source: Wikipedia Hanoi has warned Beijing not to drill in the contested waters of the South China Sea, after...

Singapore looks to boost Asean awareness

Singapore needs to find markets to replace faltering China. Source: Flickr As Singapore prepares to chair Asean in 2018, initiatives are in the pipeline to promote...

Singapore December exports slump

China’s downturn will continue to impact Asean. Source: Wikipedia Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) from Singapore fell further last month, hurt by a sudden decline in...

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