• Bangladesh an attractive destination for business

    Bangladesh has continued to be an attractive destination for Japanese companies to do business due to its lower production cost and labour wage compared to those of 19 countries in Asia and Oceania.

  • Malaysia police note terrorist threats against Asean summit

    Malaysian authorities say already tight security has been increased at and near the venue of the ASEAN summit following a reported, but unconfirmed, terrorist threat.

  • Beauty belies dark trade

    The dense mangrove forest on both sides of the road to the Bang Ben bay through Laem Son National Park is indeed intriguing.

  • Thai-minister

    Bangkok talks over Asia migrant crisis

    A regional conference, with the member states of Asean and representatives from the US and the UN, is under way in the Thai capital Bangkok to discuss possible solutions to the South East Asia migrant crisis.

  • Devastation by Typhoon Yolanda

    Nature's wrath hits hard

    The warnings could not have been more severe: a monster named Haiyan was coming, a storm carrying rains at wind speeds no one on Earth had ever seen or felt before, so strong it could sweep the sea inland.

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