Transport and Infrastructure

Transport and Infrastructure

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Thailand, Bangladesh to double trade

Bangladesh and Thailand are aiming to double bilateral trade by 2016, following a visit by Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra to the country and...
Philippines growing faster than expected

The Philippine economy is expected to grow by more than 6 per cent this year, which is above the country's earlier growth forecast of...
Myanmar seeks to solve housing shortage

The Myanmar government is seeking bids for several housing projects with up to 120,000 apartments in Yangon. The Yangon City Development Committee (YCDC) has...
VietJet starts regional expansion

Vietnam's low-cost carrier VietJet is making its first expansion step outside of Vietnam and will launch flights between Ho Chi Minh City and Bangkok...
Europe upbeat on ASEAN investment

Companies from Europe are keen to increase their investment activity in ASEAN countries over the coming years on the back of a positive economic...

Malaysia Airports Holdings, the operator of Kuala Lumpur International Airport, is bidding for the UK's third busiest airport, London Stansted, which is being sold...

Some of the biggest names in private equity have recently been racing to set up business in ASEAN and to put their surplus cash to work. They are all drawn by a region that is still defying the global economic slowdown.

A great infographic that shows the main reasons why people from Westerns countries choose to retire in Southeast Asia. Plus a comparison of living and housing costs and crime rates of the most popular countries.

Malaysian low-cost airline AirAsia has confirmed a deal for 100 new Airbus A320 aircraft due for delivery until 2021. AirAsia CEO Tony Fernandes wrote...
Ravi Manchanda Small

Maju Holdings is one of Malaysia's largest private companies and a diversified group that has grown into the country’s most established conglomerates. Inside Investor talked to Group CEO Ravi Manchanda.

In the coming realignment of world powers, emerging nations in Asia will play a key role and are set to become dominant global political...
HCMC Metro

The Ho Chi Minh City metro line, a key infrastructure project for Vietnam's largest city first proposed in 2001, has gone one step further...
E Trike Philippines ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Philippine government have established a $399-million project to replace the soot-belching tricycles that shuttle residents in Manila and...

A new report ranks Jakarta, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur among the top five real estate investment markets out of 22 in Asia-Pacific, along with...
Vietnam Border

Three countries of the Mekong region, Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam, will intensify their trilateral cooperation in trade, investment and tourism as economic activity between...
Philipine Infrastructure Investment

The private financing arm of the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), will invest up to $400 million in the Philippines in 2013, doubling...

Japanese companies are increasingly targeting emerging member nations of ASEAN to step up activity or to set up branches and production facilities. One of the...

Mercer Consulting's new Quality of Living Survey 2012 placed Singapore as the only ASEAN city among the top 50 liveable cities globally. What is your opinion? Vote here.