Macroeconomics and Risk

Macroeconomics and Risk

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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...
Philippines’ economic freedom ranking improves

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The Philippines jumped eight spots to 89th in the 2014 Index of Economic Freedom, released by The Heritage Foundation and The Wall Street Journal...