Macroeconomics and Risk

Macroeconomics and Risk

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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...
Bangkok hotels, restaurants cut staff by up to 20%

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The ongoing political turmoil in Bangkok and the drop in tourism numbers has forced hotel operators and restaurants to cut staff by up to...
Malaysia-Brunei trade jumped 31%

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Trade between Malaysia and Brunei experienced a significant increase in 2013, according to Chief Secretary to the Malaysian government, Tan Sri Dr Ali Hamsa....
Massive Bangkok shutdown continues

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Despite the emergency decree imposed on January 22, the massive anti-government protest continue in Bangkok. Protesters marched again on January 25 across areas of...
Indonesia’s mining exports in limbo

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Indonesia's metal ore and concentrate exports have ground to a complete halt, government officials said on January 24, signalling the turmoil in the mining...
More Bangkok flights axed due to unrest

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As the unrest in Bangkok is carrying on, more flights to the Thai capital have been canceled as travelers increasingly shun the city now...
No-go areas in Bangkok announced

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Bangkok's police have announced the no-go areas in the city under the emergency decree on January 24, further stoking tensions between authorities and anti-government...
Indonesia deploys warships amid tensions with Australia

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Indonesian has moved warships closer to the border with Australia and put aircraft on stand-by to thwart possible incursions by Australian ships towing back...
Thai tourism expects huge losses

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The invoking of the emergency decree in Bangkok and vicinities on January 22 for 60 days could cost the tourism sector about 10 billion...
UN: Philippine GDP growth seen at 6.2% in 2014

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A new report by the United Nations, the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) report, expects the Philippine GDP growth to slow...