Macroeconomics and Risk

Macroeconomics and Risk

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Sarawak CM to step down after 33 years

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The chief minister of Malaysia's largest state of Sarawak, Taib Mahmud, 77, is expected to step down this weekend after 33 years in charge...
Thailand: More violence feared as farmers rally

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Thailand's National Security Council (NSC) on February 9 warned of a possible escalation in violence as rice farmers link up with anti-government protesters to...
Spain-property

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After five years of double-dip recession, Spain’s economy seems to have stopped sinking. But the recovery will be a prolonged one. Despite having fallen...
Thai rice farmer draw Feb 15 deadline for government

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Hundreds of Thai farmers have gathered in a protest in Bangkok over the past days to set a deadline for the government to pay...
Thai ex-finance minister harshly attacks government (see full letter)

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Thailand's ex-finance minister, ex-foreign minister and former head of the Bank of Thailand, Pridiyathorn Devakula, in an open letter issued on February 6 to...
Massive withdrawals from Thai banks reported

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Local media reports in Thailand on February 5 said that bank customers withdrew about 9 billion baht ($273 million) from their accounts at two...

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Singapore-based online property portal PropertyGuru said in its recently launched PropertyGuru Market Outlook 2014 eBook that price drops of 6-8 per cent in private...
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...