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  1. Stimulating SingaporeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Examiner.com

    Singapore , sometimes referred to as Lion City, is an island country located in Southeast Asia. Singapore Island, the largest of the 63 islands that make up Singapore , is a thriving and prosperous area featuring a population of five million.

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  2. Malaysia Spending Trackers Flash - Reality Check' Growth WarningRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Bloomberg

    With the nation's key oil exports falling and budget cuts coming, Malaysia still had consumer spending as a prop for growth late last year. That pillar may be weakening, escalating the risks for a middle-income economy that expanded an average 5.8 percent in the past half decade.

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  3. In Focus: Tokyo, Japan.Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | 4 Hoteliers

    With a population of just over 13 million people, and one of the world's highest population densities, Tokyo is known as a city creative in adapting and reusing space; As the political and financial capital of Japan and a global financial centre, Tokyo has received much attention from domestic and foreign investors looking for opportunistic investments or a first step into the market. Tourists and hoteliers have benefitted from currency shifts and economic swings, though with the country once again officially in recession it remains to be seen how long the spotlight will last.

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  4. BriefsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Nation

    Bt38m for digital economy consultant The Information and Communications Technology Ministry has budgeted Bt38 million to hire a consultant for its plan to become the "Digital for Economy and Society Ministry", said ICT Minister Pornchai Rujiprapa. The ministry also allocated an additional Bt10 million for the public and media campaigns of its new roles under the junta-favoured "digital economy".

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  5. Interview: 'NOW: In The Wings On A World Stage' Director Jeremy WhelehanRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Daily Actor

    Director Jeremy Whelehan captures so perfectly what it is like to be in a company of actors deep into a production that it immediately made me want to audition for a play. His film, NOW : In the Wings on a World Stage, follows the much talked about production of Richard III - that was directed by Sam Mendes and starred Kevin Spacey - across three continents and a handful of theaters.

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  6. Alibaba Pushes Into Indonesian E-Commerce MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Clickz

    The arrangement gives consumers in Indonesia access to hundreds of thousands of products in China with local payment and delivery options, while at the same time offering Indonesian brands an opportunity to sell globally. The significance of the Alibaba move into Indonesia is massive, says Daniel Tumiwa, vice president of digital business at Garuda, and the chairman of the Indonesia E-Commerce Association.

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  7. Strange laws can get travellers stuckRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | Scoop

    When you are travelling the world, it's useful to be aware of local customs and laws, but the team at Cheapflights has found some unusual laws that might get unknowing travellers into trouble. Cheapflights.com.au travel expert Ben Rosier said it's useful to be aware of the quirky laws of different countries as the money spent on a hefty fine could be best be put toward more fulfilling travel experiences.

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  8. Business Traveler: Gulf and American Carriers Go to WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Skift

    There's a war brewing between United States and Gulf air carriers that may be bigger than we originally thought. At its root, the war has to do with competition.

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  9. Chinese New Year spending to be highest in 10 yearsRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | The Nation

    Spending over Chinese New Year is projected to increase 5.7 per cent to Bt50.47 billion, the highest in 10 years, due mainly to rising food prices, especially for oranges and bananas, according to the University of the Thai Chamber of Commerce. Thanavath Phonvichai, director of the university's Economic and Business Forecasting Centre, said yesterday that Chinese-Thais expect to spend more to celebrate the lunar new year as they can see that the cost of living is rising.

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  10. Various factors weighed when punishing casinos for social safeguard breaches: IswaranRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Channelnewsasia.com

    "In general, the casino operators have been responsive in implementing safeguards and enforcing them," Second Minister for Home Affairs S Iswaran says. SINGAPORE: The Casino Regulatory Authority considers various factors in determining the appropriate disciplinary actions to impose.

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  11. "Luxury Goods in France" is now available at Fast Market ResearchRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 12 | PR-inside.com

    The poor GDP growth, along with a stabilisation of purchasing power and growing fiscal pressure, are were the main barriers to the industry's evolution. French consumers and tourists in France are likely to limit their purchases of luxury goods and to be more receptive to low-priced luxury brands.

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  12. Nicholas Tse has been named General Manager at JW Marriott Hotel Shenzhen Bao'an, ChinaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 12 | Hospitality Net

    An experienced General Manager, Mr. Tse's hospitality career spans morethan22 years of working for Marriott Hotels across Asia, including Hong Kong, Singapore, Korea, Thailand and Vietnam. Born in England, Mr.Tse attended school in the UK and Switzerland, before training at the prestigious Les Roches International School of Hotel Management in Crans Montana, Switzerland.

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  13. Is beer losing its fizz in China?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Channelnewsasia.com

    While China is still on track to be the world's largest beer market in terms of value in 2017, beer production in the country fell for the first time in a decade in 2014. A man taking a photo in front of a showcase as he visiting the Tsingtao Beer Museum in Qingdao, east China Shandong province.

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  14. SINGAPORE: Tourist arrivals to S'pore fall 3.1%; spending stableRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 11 | Asia News Network

    The number of tourists visiting Singapore fell for the first time since 2009 - though those who did come last year stayed longer and spent more on average than in the previous year. The Singapore Tourism Board reported a 3.1 per cent fall in visitor arrivals to 15.1 million last year, having projected arrivals of 16.3 million to 16.8 million.

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  15. GrabTaxi, Uber's Rival In Southeast Asia, Prepares To Introduce Cashless PaymentsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 11 | TechCrunch

    GrabTaxi , the SoftBank-backed taxi-on-demand service in Southeast Asia, is preparing to introduce cashless payments to take it TechCrunch understands that cashless payments via credit card will become an option for GrabTaxi customers within the next couple of months, but passengers will still be able to pay for their rides using cash if they prefer. A GrabTaxi spokesperson confirmed what we've heard, telling TechCrunch in a statement: "GrabTaxi is in the midst of developing a cashless payment option, which will gradually be rolled out for beta testing in March in Singapore."

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  16. Building ties across the globeRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | McGill Reporter

    For 3Ls Kiran Ross and Olga Redko, going on exchange was about going to the other side of the globe. For Megan Mah and Weihe Feng, it was about revisiting locations to which their families have ties, but doing so on their own terms.

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  17. I had a bank in IndonesiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Finextra Research news

    Growth in internet and mobile technologies has transformed many industries and economies. The market forces and competitive landscape has completely changed in many sectors.

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  18. Southeast Asian Chinese's cross-cultural traditions at National MuseumRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 5 | Newkerala.com

    A slice of cross-cultural traditions of the Peranakan Chinese in Singapore and the surrounding region will be on display at the National Museum from Feb 10, organisers said Thursday. The Peranakan Chinese are descendants of southern Chinese traders who settled in Southeast Asia and married local women.

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  19. UK businesses waste A 370 million on Wi-Fi and roaming charges annuallyRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | Hospitality Net

    GLH Hotels Management Ltd 2nd Floor, Stephenson House, 75 Hampstead Road London, NW1 2PL United Kingdom Phone: +44 20 7554 3890 Fax: +44 84 5040 5768 Visit Website Business travellers paying to stay connected whilst they travel are costing British companies more than A 370 million each year, according to new global research from Amba Hotels, hotels for the discerning business traveller. The average UK business traveller spends A 16.30 on Wi-Fi and roaming charges on each trip - a third more than the average spend in the US where free Wi-Fi is more widely available.

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  20. New C&M analysis: Consumer Electronics (Australia) Harvey Norman Holdings Ltd Company ProfileRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 5 | PR-inside.com

    There are Harvey Norman stores in Australia, New Zealand, Slovenia, Ireland, Singapore and Malaysia. Having risen sharply in the wake of the global financial crisis , the national household savings ratio continued to flat-line in 2012, with many consumers feeling confident to spend again.

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