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Najib Razak, the prime minister of Malaysia, dissolved the national parliament on April 3 for a general election expected by the end of April. The...

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The seven CEOs of ASEAN Exchanges have said that the next rollout phase of the regional investment roadshow Invest ASEAN 2013 will be held...

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While the Philippine stock index was hitting its next all-time high, Justin Calderon, our research analyst, went to Pampanga to see the reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus, including penitents that flagellate themselves.

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With major shifts in Qatar’s LNG trade ongoing, the country better sooner than later needs a solid base in Southeast Asia to cash in on the thriving economy of the ten-member ASEAN bloc. Thailand could be a viable option.

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The current uncertainty about the date for Malaysia's general election is frightening off investors and businesses from executing projects, costing the country "billions of...

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Catcha Group, a Malaysian investment firm has announced it will invest up to $150 million in ASEAN-based online businesses over the next five years. The...

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The Philippines on March 27 received, for the first time ever, an investment-grade credit rating from one of the world’s major ratings agencies. Fitch Ratings...

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Part of Southeast Asia’s combined economic might of $2.3 trillion, Thailand has curried favour with some of the world’s top fund investors as overseas...

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Despite its strained economy, Vietnam has emerged as the new darling for private equity and venture capital firms in ASEAN as a primary investment...

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Le Luong Minh, who took over the five-year tenure as ASEAN Secretary-General on January 1, 2013, talked to Inside Investor about pressing issues to resolve.

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Investing through infrastructure funds is possibly one of the most attractive ways to take part in the upswing of Southeast Asia’s economy, mainly for the predictable and reliable long-term cash flow streams.

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Melco Crown Philippines, a subsidiary of Macau-based Melco gaming group, plans to raise up to $400 million from a equity offering at the Philippine...

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The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC) plays a pivotal role for Qatar's financial sector. Inside Investor met CEO Shashank Srivastava to learn more.

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The Philippines would consider deploying its first sovereign wealth fund taking into account the country’s sound fiscal position and deepening foreign exchange reserves, which...

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Myanmar abolished its secondary currency, the Foreign Exchange Certificates (FEC), on March 20, 2013 as per an official announcement by the Finance Ministry. FEC were...

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Thailand's cabinet has approved a bill authorising the Ministry of Finance for a two-trillion-baht ($70 billion) borrowing to fund the government's new mega-infrastructure development...

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The throbbing exuberance witnessed at the Philippine Stock Exchange over the years since the peak of the global financial crisis created a rally that may have finally been checked, and not a moment too soon.

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New York-based private equity firm ACO Investment Group has said it will invest $700 million in Myanmar in a claim that the country would...