Tag : ASEAN Countries

World

Indonesia blames Malaysian companies for some forest fires

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JAKARTA (HeadlineNews) – Indonesia on Friday blamed four Malaysian companies, including the world’s biggest producer of sustainable palm oil, for causing some of the forest...
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Bangkok tops Paris, London as world’s most-visited city: MasterCard

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BANGKOK (HeadlineNews) – Thailands capital, Bangkok, edged out Paris and London as the worlds most popular city to visit, according to a survey released on...
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Indonesia plans tax overhaul to make tech firms pay VAT – finance minister

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JAKARTA (HeadlineNews) – Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Alphabet Incs (GOOGL.O) Google and Amazon (AMZN.O) pay value added...

China and U.S. clash again on trade and regional security

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SINGAPORE (HeadlineNews) – China and the United States clashed again this weekend on trade and security, accusing each other of destabilizing the region and potentially...

Dutch hostage killed while trying to escape from militants in Philippines

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MANILA (HeadlineNews) – A Dutch photographer held hostage by Islamic State-linked militants in the Philippines since 2012 was killed on Friday by his captors when...

U.S. embassy issues Indonesia security alert ahead of election results

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JAKARTA (HeadlineNews) – The U.S. embassy in Jakarta has issued a security alert ahead of election results due on Wednesday, as Indonesian authorities have arrested...
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Vietnam intensifies crackdown on online dissent: Amnesty report

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HANOI (HeadlineNews) – Vietnam has stepped up its imprisonment of political activists, Amnesty International said in a report on Monday, intensifying a crackdown that has...
Life Style

In exile in Bangladesh, a bittersweet revival of Rohingya culture

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KUTUPALONG REFUGEE CAMP, Bangladesh (HeadlineNews) – Chain-smoking singer Gudar Mia, who recently turned 80 in a refugee camp in Bangladesh, lit another cigarette, closed his...

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