Japan pledges $6 billion to Mekong nations as China prepares new bank

Japan said on Saturday it would extend around $6 billion in development aid to Mekong region countries, as China prepares to launch a new institutional lender seen as encroaching on the regional clout of Tokyo and ally Washington.

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Thai drink maker Carabao sets IPO price range at 26-28 baht

Thai energy drink maker Carabao Group PCL has set the price range of an initial public offering (IPO) at 26 to 28 baht a share, to raise up to 7 billion baht ($214.72 million), people with knowledge of the sale said.

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Viddsee launches new site to promote Asian indie films on social network

Online video platform Viddsee launched its new site Viddsee BUZZ to promote independent films from Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Malaysia, Cambodia, Thailand, and the Philippines on social media and help them go viral.

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Three dead in Cambodia garment workers strike -report

The Phnom Penh Municipal Police on Friday said that three people were killed and several others wounded after police fired AK-47 rifles to quell a labor protest by striking garment workers in Cambodia. Cambodian workers are demanding for a higher minimum wage.

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Cambodian garment workers hold nationwide strike over wage dispute

Workers from over 120 garment factories in Cambodia on Wednesday held a nationwide strike to demand a higher minimum wage. Cambodia's government initially approved an increase in the industry's minimum wage to $95 a month, well short of the workers' demand for $160.

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Toyota Targets Myanmar for Expansion

Toyota Motor Corp, the world’s biggest carmaker announced its planned expansion in Myanmar, Cambodia and Kenya.

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