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Business News

News about trade, finance, investment trends and issues.

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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...

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Airports in the GCC will need to increase their capacity to accommodate the growing number of air passengers who are expected to use the...
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China’s currency, the yuan, is becoming increasingly popular among Gulf countries in trade transactions because of China’s growing economic influence and uncertainties surrounding other major currencies.

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Asiya Investments Group has opened an advisory office in Dubai in order to expand investment portfolios between the GCC and Asia. The group, formerly known...
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Cyberview Sdn Bhd, developer of Cyberjaya, is searching for contractors to build its latest project, a proposed City Centre covering some 140 acres.
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Brooke Dockyard and Engineering Works is an expanding marine engineering corporation in Sarawak focusing on oil & gas and ship repair..

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The Philippine's food and beverage major San Miguel, which bought a 40 per cent stake and took over management control of the unprofitable national...
Myanmar Railway

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The recent political and economic opening of Myanmar will see an upgrading of the formerly isolated country's transport infrastructure. Due to its strategic location,...

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In a move to protect its business share in the lucrative discount carrier market, Thai Airways is launching a new discount airline, Thai Smile. The...
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Permodalan Nasional Berhad (PNB) is Malaysia’s biggest unit trust management company, but it is not just that. The focus of the company lies on the Bumiputera community, and its objective is to increase the wealth of Malay people.

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Thailand is going ahead with the enhancement of its main airport Suvarnabhumi in Bangkok, stepping up the capacity of the congested travel hub to...
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Southeast Asian and European foreign ministers were meeting in Brunei on April 27 and 28 to open a "new chapter" in their relations, with...
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The development of capital markets in Malaysia has brought about the expansion of services of Malaysia’s investment banks across equity capital markets, debt capital markets, mergers & acquisitions (M&A), and syndicated loans.
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The European Union has agreed  to suspend most economic sanctions against Myanmar with effect from Monday, April 23, for the period of one year. EU...