Actually budget is no problem, but I'd prefer the moderate one, the price is worth for its quality and service.
In addition to your monthly budget, what other requirements do you have for a webhost besides PHP + MySQL, as nearly all web hosts meet these requirements.
Sorry.. I want to find webhost PHP + MS SQL Server, never mind it has MySQL or not.
1. Speed of access around the world, especially Asia region
2. User-friendly control panel web and database management
3. Provides email accounts
4. Web Statistics
5. Daily backup
hmm. this is tough. I am not sure about being fast to asia but you can check for yourself. Also, you should contact them and ask them about it
But my recommendation (once again) goes to fluidhosting. They have great service and support so you should be happy. If you email them from their website (www.fluidhosting.com) I am sure they would inform you about their connection to asian markets.