Macroeconomics and Risk

Macroeconomics and Risk

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Indonesia to end 60+ bilateral investment treaties

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Indonesia is planning to terminate more than 60 bilateral investment treaties that allow disgruntled foreign investors to bypass local courts and seek compensation in...
World Bank lauds Philippine peace deal

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The World Bank joined the global community in congratulating the Philippine government and the Moro Islamic Liberation Front for their signing of a peace...
Spain to make Philippines investment hub in ASEAN

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Spain is looking at the possibility of making the Philippines its hub for trade and investments in the region and gateway to the other...
Grenade attacks hit multiple sites in Bangkok

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Two M79 grenades exploded at the National Anti-Corruption Commission (NACC) in Bangkok compound, and another at the Government Lottery Office (GLO) next door late...
Google reveals what people ask about Asia-Pacific

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Lately, Internet users have been having a lot of fun looking up what Google Autocomplete reveals about most popular searches on countries on the...
Security stepped up in Bangkok as protests resume

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As anti-government protest marches resumed in Bangkok on March 24, police have beefed up security measures in the Thai capital. Police stations throughout the...
AEC ‘unlikely’ to kick off by 2015

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The economic integration of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) will likely not be attained by 2015, economists of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said. At...
Thai opponents ready for ‘big battles’

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Pro- and anti-government groups in Thailand both have said they will hold huge mass rallies in the coming two weeks after the constitutional court...
Thailand’s Feb 2 general elections declared void

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Thailand's Constitutional Court on March 21 nullified February 2's election that was disrupted by protesters, further delaying the formation of a new government after...
Laos: High inflation deters foreign investors

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Rising inflation in Laos is undermining the country's attraction as a low-cost manufacturing base, a report said on March 20 , although investment figures...
Costs for Thailand turmoil set at $13b

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Thailand is expected to lose as much as 430 billion baht ($13 billion) in revenue in the first half of the year due to...
Myanmar new airport’s construction stalled

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Four international consortiums that vied for a $1 billion contract to build the new Hanthawaddy Airport in Myanmar's Bago have been asked to once...
Singapore’s GDP forecast to grow 3.8% in 2014

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Economists and analysts in private sector are more cautious for the economy growth of Singapore this year, lowering their forecast for the GDP growth...
New Thai Red Shirt leader prepares for ‘big battle’

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The new leader of Thailand's pro-government "red shirt" movement said on March 17 that his supporters would take to the streets in support of...
Philippines may miss 2014 growth targets

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Despite the continued positive outlook by international rating agencies on the Philippine economy in 2014, two important developments, if left unchecked, could change their...
Philippines await new credit rating upgrade

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The Philippines may get a further credit rating upgrade as early as 2014 on the back of the economy’s rosy prospects, Bangko Sentral ng...
Thailand to lift state of emergency in Bangkok

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The Thai National Security Council is expected to lift a state of emergency in Bangkok, almost two months after it was imposed to quell...
Southeast Asia overtakes China in FDI

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Southeast Asia overtook China in inward foreign direct investments (FDI) last year as China's workforce peaked and wages increased, according to the Bank of America...