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FlySpaces, an Airbnb for office space in Southeast Asia, raises $2.1M
  • Sun, 13 Aug 2017 20:40

 Now is a good time to be in the co-working industry in Southeast Asia, it seems. Barely days after WeWork announced plans to enter the region, w...

Five of the top places to find an authentic meal in Southeast Asia
  • Sat, 12 Aug 2017 07:14

From rich curries to spicy stews, we bring you some of the region’s best spots to enjoy authentic dishes and family recipes with a high-end twist ...

Duterte to Southeast Asia: Work for regional security
  • Tue, 08 Aug 2017 19:19

MANILA, Philippines — President Rodrigo Duterte on Tuesday urg philstar.com - breakingnews

Amazon and Alibaba square off in Southeast Asia
  • Mon, 07 Aug 2017 14:31

An employee works at Amazon's Prime Now fulfillment center in Singapore on July 27 © Reuters Shoppers in Southeast Asia have wondered when Amazon wi...

Shangri-La, Singapore Airlines partner to promote Southeast Asia travel
  • Fri, 04 Aug 2017 16:30

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, an organization of countries including Singapore, Mal...

Hong Kong leader states hope for stronger ties with Southeast Asia ahead of first official trip overseas
  • Sun, 30 Jul 2017 20:48

Ahead of her maiden overseas trip, Hong Kong’s leader is hoping to strengthen the city’s ties with its Southeast Asian neighbours and lear...

Tim Roxborogh's travel bugs: Why white men shouldn't hire motorbikes on Southeast Asian holidays
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 17:32

A weekly ode to the joys of moaning about your holiday, by Tim Roxborogh "Any advice about Southeast Asia?" As a big fan and former resident of that n...

Jacked up: one of Southeast Asia’s most abundant fruits goes global
  • Sat, 29 Jul 2017 05:14

Vegans the world over are falling for unripe jackfruit as an alternative to almost any meat product. But could it become an unhealthy obsession? The ...

Amazon Prime Now launches in Singapore, its first market in Southeast Asia
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 12:32

 It’s official — Amazon has launched its Prime New delivery service in Singapore, its first market in Southeast Asia. The Amazon apps...

Five of the best bars with a view in Southeast Asia
  • Thu, 27 Jul 2017 01:14

From classic rooftop cityscapes to uninterrupted ocean panoramas, we pick our favourite bars to sit back and take it all in Baba Nest, Thailand Nestl...

Frugal Traveler: In Southeast England, White Cliffs, Fish and Chips, and Deals
  • Wed, 26 Jul 2017 20:23

Enjoying the region’s rolling, campestral beauty in a three-town tour — while leaving the modest stack of pounds sterling in my pocket intact. NY...

Officials want more planes to fight wildfires in southeast France
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 23:19

France has requested two additional aircraft from European Union neighbors to battle wildfires raging in the southeast part of the country. World New...

Philippines: Thailand or Indonesia ready to take over hosting 2019 Southeast Asian Games
  • Tue, 25 Jul 2017 16:09

THAILAND or Indonesia could step forward to host the 30th Southeast Asian Games in 2019 following the Philippine government’s decision to give up th...

Southeast Asia's Grab to get $2.5 billion extra firepower in battle with Uber
  • Mon, 24 Jul 2017 15:49

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Southeast Asian ride-hailing service Grab expects to raise $ 2.5 billion in a record round of fundraising to cement its lead ov...

Alibaba and Tencent are carving up Southeast Asia’s startup ecosystem
  • Sun, 23 Jul 2017 14:44

 Two global tech forces are putting their mark — and money — into Southeast Asia’s nascent startup ecosystem, but they may not...

Hijab cosplay takes off in Southeast Asia
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 16:25

A growing number of young Muslim women in Southeast Asia are taking part in "hijab" costume play, finding creative ways to incorporate the head coveri...

How Thailand’s richest woman conquered Southeast Asia’s retail industry
  • Fri, 21 Jul 2017 11:20

Malls magnate Supaluck Umpujh talks about fighting gender discrimination and staying on top in a marketplace now bustling with online competition  Th...

Wildfires rage through large parts of Southeast Europe
  • Thu, 20 Jul 2017 03:32

Wildfires have been raging on in several countries in Southeast Europe. Some fear that arson might be the cause behind the blazes. Deutsche Welle: DW...

South-East Asia’s future looks prosperous but illiberal
  • Wed, 19 Jul 2017 12:20

THE young woman with the microphone cajoles, hectors and wheedles customers with the breathless enthusiasm of a livestock auctioneer at a county fair....

The recipe for making Southeast Asia’s cuisines a global success
  • Mon, 17 Jul 2017 17:14

This year’s Ubud Food Festival provided the perfect opportunity to discuss why certain regional cuisines have taken the world by storm, while others...

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