Macroeconomics and Risk

Macroeconomics and Risk

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Thai credit rating under scrutiny by Fitch

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The February 2 election in Thailand has failed to ease political tension and if the five-month political stand-off worsens, it could raise the risk...
Thai rice farmers plan huge rally in Bangkok

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Thailand's rice farmers have demanded to talk with a deputy prime minister or minister with a relevant portfolio about ending their ongoing road blockade...
Indonesia’s exports surged in December 2013

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Indonesia posted its third straight monthly trade surplus in December 2013 and its biggest in two years, the country's statistics bureau said on February...
Pattaya tourism down 80% as Thai protests continue

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Pattaya tourist levels have dropped 80 per cent from last year as political protests in Bangkok scare away the world’s visitors, the Pattaya Mail...
Gunshots, bombs, clashes in Bangkok (video)video

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Pro- and anti-government protesters clashed on February 1 - one day before Thailand's snap elections on Sunday - at around 4pm in Bangkok's Laksi...
Thailand loses auto investments to Indonesia

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Indonesia has become increasingly successful in its bids to woo away investments of global car companies from Thailand. Honda opened its second car-manufacturing factory in...
Thai government defaults on paying off rice farmers

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The caretaker government in Thailand is unable to pay off rice farmers as promised by the end of January because it was unable to...
Philippine economy strongest since 1950s

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The Philippines in the last quarter of 2013 capped its strongest two years of growth since the 1950s, when the country enjoyed a post-war...
Investor confidence in Malaysia falling

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Investors have begun to shy away from Malaysia as rising inflation and a broad retreat from developing countries hurts one of Asia’s most favoured...
China becomes largest investor in Laos

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China has become the largest investor in Laos with over $5 billion invested in the country, surpassing Thailand, Chinese Ambassador to Laos Guan Huabing...
Thailand breaking up? Red Shirts want capital Chiang Mai

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The pro-government red shirt movement in Chiang Mai province said it has prepared a retreat for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra should the Thai...
Bangkok: From ‘shutdown’ to ‘paralysis’

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Anti-government protesters in Bangkok have vowed to "paralyse" the entire capital on the coming election day on February 2, turning the city into "one...
Singapore couples asked to have more babies

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Singapore's Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on January 30 urged young couples to get off to a "galloping start" in the Year of the...
Surin Pitsuwan: Thailand needs new order

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Former ASEAN Secretary General Surin Pitsuwan in an opinion piece published in the Bangkok Post on January 29 demanded a" new order" for Thai...
Myanmar eyes 9.1% growth next fiscal year

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Myanmar's President Thein Sein announced that the government aims to increase the country’s GDP by 9.1 per cent in the 2014-15 fiscal year (starting...
Thai gov’t to deploy 200,000 police on election day

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Thailand's government will deploy 200,000 police nationwide and 10,000 in the capital Bangkok for the February 2 elections, which protesters have promised to disrupt...
Investors shun Thailand, move on

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Three months of political turmoil in Thailand is starting to benefit neighbouring economies, as fund managers pull money from the kingdom, long-term investments are...
Thai elections on February 2 confirmed: PM

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Thailand’s prime minister has confirmed a general election will be held on February 2, a source from her party said on January 28 after...