Business News

Business News

News about trade, finance, investment trends and issues.

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Elections will be held on February 24 at the earliest and by May 5 at the latest, Thailand's Election Commission (EC) chairman Ittiporn Boonprakong...

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The US broadened its sanctions against Myanmar on August 17, blacklisting four commanders and two units of security forces for their alleged role in...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, also known as Dr. M, met with the founder of China’s largest e-commerce enterprise Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, at...

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Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an Environment Ministry official said on August 16, the latest country...

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who is 73, could step down if the son of former dictator Ferdinand Marcos succeeds in overturning his 2016 vice...

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Dili, the capital of the fifth-youngest nation on earth, East Timor, is an odd place within Southeast Asia for people used to the hustle...

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Myanmar`s Ministry of Commerce is in the process of officially removing a regulation that prevented traders to export gold for more than five decades,...

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In what is probably a first in US history, an acting president publicly supported calls for a boycott of a US product, and, with...

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A latest commentary by Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Asian economies stated that Vietnam has become one of Asia’s, as well as the world’s...

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Indonesia and Malaysia have reached a deal to set up a joint venture to produce the first fully local-made vehicle for domestic use and...

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The international terminal of the airport serving the Laotian capital of Vientiane, Wattay International Airport, can now accommodate as many as 2.3 million foreign...

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Economic growth in the Philippines slowed to six per cent during the second quarter of the year, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on August...

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Former Malaysian prime minister Najib Razak could be jailed up to 125 years and fined a total of 210 million ringgit ($51.6 million) if...

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The Lao government will suspend approval of new dams while it reviews more than 50 current projects following the catastrophic collapse of a hydropower...

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Thailand’s authorities introduced special immigration lanes at five international airports in the country just for Chinese visitors, saying it was for their “ease and...

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The Myanmar government is scaling down plans for a Chinese-backed port on its western coast in Kyaukpyu in a move to avoid running into...

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Despite Brunei’s attempts to diversify its economy, only increases in oil and gas production in the first quarter of 2018 have boosted the country’s...

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Indonesia's fast-growing ride-hailing service Go-Jek launched its first International operations in Vietnam, with the brand Go-Viet now available on Google Play Store and Apple...