May 12, 2016 by · Comments Off on 5th case of Zika virus confirmed in S. Korea
SEOUL, May 11 — The fifth case of Zika virus infection in South Korea has been found in a 39-year-old man who recently came back from a business trip to the Philippines, the Korea Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (KCDC) said Wednesday.
May 10, 2016 by · Comments Off on S. Korean woman suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam
HO CHI MINH CITY, May 9 — A 25-year-old South Korean woman was suspected of contracting Zika in Vietnam, local media reported Monday.
February 22, 2016 by · Comments Off on Russia wants to increase agriculture exports to China, Southeast Asia
February 15, 2016 by · Comments Off on Hundreds of Cambodian youth join Valentine's Day blood drive
PHNOM PENH, Feb. 14 — Cambodia's National Blood Transfusion Center (NBTC) collected about 600 units of blood on Sunday during its third annual Valentine's Day blood drive.
January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Indonesia expects 2.1M Chinese tourist arrivals this year
JAKARTA, Jan. 28 — Indonesia expects the arrivals of holiday makers from china to jump this year as it has offered special historical destinations, boosted supportive policy and stepped up promotion, a senior tourism official said here Wednesday.
January 29, 2016 by · Comments Off on Ctrip to open SE Asian headquarters in Singapore
SHANGHAI, Jan. 28 — China's largest online travel website Ctrip.com announced Thursday it will establish its Southeast Asian headquarters in Singapore.
January 5, 2016 by · Comments Off on PSE named 2015 Best Stock Exchange in Southeast Asia
MANILA, Jan. 4 — The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) was named the Best Stock Exchange in Southeast Asia for 2015 in the Marquee Awards of the 9th Alpha Southeast Asia Deal & Solution Awards.
September 9, 2015 by · Comments Off on Packaged food, meat to gain most from AEC Integration – Rabobank
SINGAPORE, Sept. 8 — Rabobank predicts that packaged food and meat sectors will gain most from the formation of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), growing five and four per cent per year respectively by 2020, outpacing global growth.
September 1, 2015 by · Comments Off on Almost 200,000 hectares of rice fields affected by drought in Cambodia
PHNOM PENH, Aug. 31 — The continuing dry spell has greatly affected vast portions of rice fields in the country.
July 14, 2015 by · Comments Off on Cambodian parliament passes NGO draft law despite protests
PHNOM PENH, July 13 — The National Assembly of Cambodia on Monday adopted a draft law on Associations and Non- Governmental Organizations (NGOs) despite a boycott from the opposition lawmakers and protests.