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The Coca-Cola Company announced on Thursday, June 14, that it would return to Myanmar after a gap of more than six decades, leaving Cuba...

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Thailand's privately owned 'boutique' carrier Bangkok Airways plans to list at the Stock Exchange of Thailand next year, the company's president Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth said. According...
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Islamic Finance is growing quickly in Southeast Asia. Inside Investor sat down with analyst Rafiza Ghazali of Thomson Reuters to learn more about the sector.
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Thailand and Qatar are keen to elevate mutual cooperation in various economic fields, including food security and energy, it was disclosed after an official...
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Damansara REIT has received a lot of attention for its Al-‘Aqar Healthcare REIT, an Islamic real estate investment trust focusing on healthcare property.
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The inaugural Asia-Middle East Investment Summit in Singapore saw 150 senior decision makers in the international investment markets engage in critical discussions that focused...
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Continued integration and strong account surpluses make the economies of the ASEAN bloc resilient to the volatile global markets, in particular to the debt...

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The Eurozone crisis, combined with public anger over the excesses of conventional banks, has presented Islamic banks with a golden opportunity to take a...

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With a performance of +24.79 per cent between January and May 2012, Vietnam equity funds are leading the ranking of 430 global asset classes...

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Asia and the Pacific has seen a boom in public private partnerships (PPPs) in the past decade but it needs more effective public sector...

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Nearing saturation on their domestic markets, Southeast  Asian beer brewers are now eyeing emerging nations such as Myanmar, Laos and Cambodia to satisfy the...

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India will provide Myanmar with $500 million worth of credit as one of 12 deals signed on May 28 during the historic visit of...
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The tiny Southeast Asian nation of East Timor plans to upgrade its infrastructure with state investments of up to $1 billion in 2012 from oil and gas revenue and attract foreign investors to engage in public-private partnerships.

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In its shift to an open economy, Myanmar is planning to set up a new Board of Investment to invite and support foreign investors...
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The World Economic Forum on East Asia 2012 opens its doors on May 30 in Thailand's capital Bangkok. The three-day conference is themed 'Shaping...
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Asia Aviation PCL, the holding firm of discount carrier Thai AirAsia which owns a 51 per cent share in the airline, will start trading...
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A major new investment forum in Doha, Qatar on October 8-9, 2012, will see political and business leaders from the GCC and Southeast Asia identifying vast bilateral investment opportunities.

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China has opened a currency service center on Saturday, May 19, at the border to Myanmar in a bid to enhance trade between the...