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Vietnam budget carrier to launch new route from Saigon to Phnom Penh

Vietjet's rapid expansion continues with domestic domination on the horizon. 

Award-winning Singapore cartoonist challenges history

The story questions the official narrative hammered into citizens of the tightly-controlled city-state.

Unwanted Rohingya face threats in India and Nepal

Detested in Myanmar, the Muslim Rohingya desperately seeking sanctuary get a new reminder of just how unloved they are in India too.
September 17, 2017 | 10:43 am GMT+7

Horrific fire in Malaysia sparks outrage over unregulated religious schools

Growing conservatism has led to a boom in the number of Islamic religious schools, most of which are privately-run.
September 15, 2017 | 11:24 am GMT+7

With Trump meeting, Malaysia's PM seeks to put 1MDB scandal behind him

Anti-corruption campaigners say they fear Trump's invitation to Najib to visit the United States may affect the investigations in the United States.
September 11, 2017 | 09:22 am GMT+7

Southeast Asian economies get a lift from China. Later, they may get the bill

Growing dependence on China's investments highlights economic, political vulnerability of SEA countries. 
September 08, 2017 | 03:24 pm GMT+7

Vietnam leads Southeast Asia as fastest growing tourism market

These five countries have seen the sharpest increase in tourist numbers this year. 
December 19, 2016 | 03:54 pm GMT+7

Vietnam’s leading mobile retailer eyes ASEAN expansion

Mobile World JSC (MWG) is aiming to become one of the biggest mobile device retailers in Southeast Asia by 2020 after consolidating their leading position in Vietnam last year.
March 30, 2016 | 06:36 pm GMT+7