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Laos Investment

The economy of Laos is predicted to grow by 7.9 per cent in the country's fiscal year 2012/13, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) stated...
Stock Trading

The ASEAN trading link, a combined exchange platform between seven ASEAN bourses, is taking shape. Three countries, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand have already joined...
P1 Astro

Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, the country’s biggest pay-TV firm, opened 1 per cent higher in its trading debut on Friday, October 19. The stock was...

The Emir of Kuwait at the Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit in Kuwait City on October 17 proposed setting up a $2 billion fund to...
Yingluck Bahrain

The Gulf nation of Bahrain has agreed to a proposal by Thai officials to open the Thai Trade Center, a commercial distribution center for...
Kuwait Towers Sunset

Asian nations led by Thailand opened their first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) on October 16 in Kuwait, aimed at promoting cooperation...
Muamalat Dato Redza Small

Islamic banking is growing in Malaysia at a rapid pace. Inside Investor sat down with Y.Bhg. Dato' Hj. Mohd Redza Shah bin Abdul, CEO of Bank Muamalat and President of the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia to learn about the sector's driving forces.

Senior finance officials from Asia and Europe met on October 15 at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Bangkok for talks on the global...
Singapore Dollars

Despite Singapore being one of the few AAA-rated Asian countries, its strong reliance on trade and exports means that the economic performance of its larger US and European counterparts cannot be ignored.

The latest data from the General Statistics Office of Vietnam indicates that inflation in Vietnam accelerated to 2.2 per cent in September over August 2012, the fastest pace that had been seen in 16 months in the country.
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Trade between GCC countries and Malaysia increased from $10.5 billion in 2010 to $13.4 billion in 2011, Malaysian Deputy Minister of the Ministry of...

Keynote Speech by Sheikh Hamad bin Faisal bin Thani Al Thani, Board Member of the Qatari Businessmen Association [youtube] Keynote Speech by HE Sheikh Abdul...

Interview with Dr. Surin Pitsuwan by Al Jazeera at the Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012  

The formation date of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the implementation of a currency authority for the ten ASEAN member states were discussed...

The wife of the Malaysian prime minister, Rosmah Mansor, on the Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012 urged women to take a more active role...

Inside Investor Ltd at the Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012 has forged a strategic alliance with Tasweek Real Estate Marketing and Development, a Dubai-based...
Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012 Press Release Oct 9 1

The Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012, one of the most influential investment events that have been staged in Doha this year held on October...

Manila-based Asian Development Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) to help all member countries to adopt unique...