Macroeconomics and Risk

Macroeconomics and Risk

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Openg to replace outgoing Sarawak chief minister?

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Since Malaysia's longest serving chief minister, Sarawak's Taib Mahmud, has announced his retirement by this month, speculations are rife who will replace him as...
Thailand: Rice warehouses could go up in flames

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A fire which broke out at a rice warehouse in Chai Badan district of Lop Buri province in the morning of February 11 was...
Indonesia says fight against corruption gains ground

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Indonesian officials say their country has made significant progress in cracking down on corruption over the past three years. Officials on February 10 announced...

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Hong Kong's property prices are expected to drop, reports China's state newswire Xinhua, saying that prices have been affected by the US Federal Reserve's...
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...