Macroeconomics and Risk

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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...
Indonesia aims at 15% more foreign investment

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Indonesia on January 21 set an ambitious target of attracting 15 per cent more foreign investment in 2014 than in 2013, a challenging goal...
IMF positive on Myanmar’s growth outlook

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Myanmar's economic outlook remains favourable and projected that real GDP growth will rise to about 7.8 per cent...
State of emergency announced in Bangkok

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The Thai caretaker cabinet on January 21 announced the state of emergency for Bangkok and some parts of nearby provinces, which will come into...
Indonesia investment expected to slow in 2014

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Indonesia expects investment to slow in 2014, as companies may hold off during an election year, providing less stimulus to an economy grappling with...
Myanmar spent 29% of budget for the army

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Myanmar, in its 2012-13 fiscal year, has spent 29 per cent of its entire budget for the defense forces, while the education sector received...
Bangkok hotels prepare for price war

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With tourism to the Thai capital severely hit due to the ongoing and partly violent street protests, hotels in Bangkok are ready for a...
Thailand’s default risk soars

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The risk of Thailand defaulting on its debt is the highest since August 2013 as anti-government protests prompt money managers to sell the country's...
Another bomb blast rocks Bangkok

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At least 28 were injured by a bomb explosion at an anti-government protest site in central Bangkok on January 19 at around 1.30pm. According to...
Singapore home sales collapsed in December

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Private home sales in Singapore - one of the world's most expensive property markets - fell more than 80 per cent year-on-year in December...
Myanmar received $34.2b in foreign investments

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Over the past 25 years, Myanmar received a total of $34.2 billion's actual foreign investment flow into the country, state media reported on January...
Corruption worsening in Malaysia, says survey

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Malaysian corporate executives said bribery and corruption were worsening in the graft-plagued country, according to a survey, despite government pledges to tackle graft. Eighty per...