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Transport and Infrastructure

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Thailand to invest heavily in railways

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The lion's share of Thailand's infrastructure investment will flow into the upgrade of the country's overburdened railway network, according to the Thai finance ministry.A...
Indonesia: 2013 investments to hit $29b

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Indonesia is optimistic that it will remain an attractive location for foreign direct investments in 2013 and is expecting 270 trillion rupiah ($29 billion)...
Southeast Asia’s secret recipe: The rise of an emerging region

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Developing Asia is often looked at as the global steam engine of economic growth. But what is making it more successful than other emerging regions? Justin Calderon takes a closer look.
ASEAN to drive world economy in 2013

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ASEAN high-growth countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines will underpin the world's economic growth in 2013, according to a report by...
Myanmar prepares for tourism boom

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Myanmar is set to stage the country’s first tourism conference, organised by the Myanmar Tourism Federation and Sphere Conferences of Singapore, over three days...
Malaysia investors urged to look at Qatar

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The rapidly developing Gulf nation of Qatar is inviting Malaysian investors, contractors and businessmen to invest in the country, Malaysia's Chief Secretary to the...

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Myanmar's first industrial park, the Thilawa Special Economic Zone in Yangon, will open in 2015, the country's Deputy Minister for National Planning and Economic...

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While central Indonesia is currently benefiting from an influx of domestic and foreign direct investment, Eastern Indonesia is in urgent need for the same,...

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Vietnam has planned to double its total investment in Laos to $7 billion by 2015, according to the Vietnamese Ministry of Industry and Trade. The...

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Bilateral trade volume between Cambodia and Vietnam jumped to $3.3 billion in 2012, a 18 per cent rise from $2.8 billion in 2011, according...
China’s island funding fuels conflict

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China on December 25 announced it will invest more than $1.6 billion to build infrastructure on disputed islands in the South China Sea and...
Malaysia braces for huge FDI inflows

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With a number of large projects coming up in Malaysia starting from 2013, the nation is expecting new record capital inflows into the several...
ASEAN trade with China hits $360b

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Bilateral trade between China and ASEAN stood at $360 billion in the first 11 months of 2012, according to data released by the China-ASEAN...
Indonesia next hot spot for IPOs

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Indonesia is poised for heavy IPO activity in 2013 with a significant number of firms seeking to raise capital from an initial  public offering...
Taken by storm: The economic impact

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Countries in the presumable or constant path of storms must develop infrastructure and contingency plans to alleviate the social and economic costs of the whims of the world’s weather, writes Justin Calderon.
Thailand, Bangladesh to double trade

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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

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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

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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...