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Cambodia construction sector takes off

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The construction sector in Cambodia attracted investment projects of about $2.1 billion last year, a 72 per cent rise compared with 2011, according to...
Singapore expects less investment in 2013

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The city state of Singapore is targeting 11-13 billion Singapore dollars of investment commitments in manufacturing and services in 2013, compared with S$16 billion...
M&A in ASEAN highly attractive for Gulf banks

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There is remarkable activity going on in Southeast Asia with regard to mergers and acquisitions in the banking sector. Bank acquisitions are set for a record year of volumes with more than $20 billion worth of deals in the pipeline.
Vietnam Airlines gets complete overhaul

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The Vietnam government has announced that it will initiate what it calls a comprehensive restructuring of the national carrier, Vietnam Airlines, by 2015. Under the...
Busy IPO year ahead for Thailand

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The momentum for initial public offerings at the Thai bourse will continue in 2013 with more than 30 potential listings in the pipeline, the...
Vietnam top stocks: Consumer, agriculture, export

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Saigon Securities, or SSI, is Vietnam's largest brokerage firm. Inside investor asked Chairman and CEO Nguyen Duy Hung for a quick update on the Vietnam market and SSI's bets picks.
Aquino beats the big drum in Davos

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At his debut visit to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has pitched to the international investor community...
US targets investments in the Philippines

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Top-notch companies from the US have been on a business delegation to the Philippines from January 23 to 25 to identify investment opportunities in...
Qatar’s QNB eyes Indonesia takeover

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Qatar National Bank (QNB) is reportedly among at least three bidders for the Indonesian unit of Dutch Rabobank. The deal is expected to have...
The unwritten rules of Indonesia

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Any foreigner hoping to find success in Indonesia should take time to brush up on the island of Java, the undisputed political, economic and geographical core of the country, writes Justin Calderon.
Tune founder to swallow insurance firms

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Tune Group, a company conglomerate co-owned by AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes and his partner Kamaruddin Meranun, is looking to expand its insurance business by...
China grants Kuwait top investment quota

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Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) has been awarded a $1.2 billion quota for direct investments into the Chinese securities market. The Chinese...
Philippine Business Bank sets IPO date

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Philippine Business Bank (PBB), one of the largest savings banks in the Philippines, is set to launch an IPO in February 2013 amid an...
Thailand moves 2013 growth to 4.9%

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Thailand’s economy is expected to expand by 4.9 per cent in 2013, according to the Bank of Thailand (BOT), surpassing earlier estimates. The BOT has...
$5b for power projects in Vietnam

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The Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN), the largest power provider in the country, said it will spend around $5 billion for power projects in...
Pitsuwan aims at role in Thai government

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Former ASEAN Secretary-General Surin Pitsuwan, who handed over his post to Vietnamese diplomat Le Luong Minh on January 1, 2013, is openly pitching for...
Khazanah investments hit record high

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Azman Mokhtar, managing director of Malaysia's state investment holding Khazanah, said the net asset value of the company's investments stood at $29 billion at...
China, Japan, India lead Myanmar lending

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The Myanmar government has budgeted borrowing over $900 million in fiscal year 2013/2014 to fund infrastructure construction projects, including two dams, a telecom network,...