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Storm Sanba kills 9 in Philippines

World

Storm Sanba kills 9 in Philippines

Typhoon Sanba, which landed in the Philippines on February 13, killed nine people and forced 21,000 others to flee due to floods, local authorities reported on February 14.

Philippines expands ban for workers in Kuwait

World

Philippines expands ban for workers in Kuwait

The Philippines on February 12 expanded a ban on its citizens working in Kuwait after President Rodrigo Duterte lashed out at the Gulf state over reports of Filipino workers suffering abuse and exploitation.

Market to bode well for coffee export

Business

Market to bode well for coffee export

Vietnam’s coffee exports are expected to rise in 2018 thanks to projected annual increases of 7.1 percent for domestic yield and 1.3 percent for global consumption in 2017-18 crop.

Indonesia leads at Bangkok tech exposition

World

Indonesia leads at Bangkok tech exposition

Thirty-seven innovation projects of Indonesian students have won prizes at the 2018 Intellectual Property Invention, Innovation and Technology Exposition (IPITEX) competition in Bangkok, Thailand.

Soju of RoK enters Southeast Asia market

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Soju of RoK enters Southeast Asia market

Southeast Asia has become an attractive market for manufacturers of soju, a distilled beverage made from grain of the Republic of Korea (RoK) as sales in this market are increasing at a swift pace, reported Yonhap news agency.