Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

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The newest edition of "Expat Insider", a survey issued annually by the world's largest expat network InterNations, shows a flattering result for three Southeast...

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The Communist government of Vietnam has obviously warmed up to digital currencies, including Bitcoin, and is preparing to legalise them under a new plan...

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The Philippine peso on August 14 sailed through the 51:1 barrier against the US dollar, a value not seen since August 2006, bringing about...

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Singapore’s economy posted faster growth in the second quarter of 2017 than previously estimated by the government as a recovery in global trade helped...

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Growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the Philippines is seen to slow down this year, at least as per the forecast of UK...

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Myanmar, until recently perceived as the new tiger cub success story of Southeast Asia after the country's "soft opening" in 2011 under then-president Thein...

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Singapore is among the six stock exchanges pitching for the non-domestic part of the upcoming listing of the world's largest oil company, Saudi Aramco,...

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Vietnam seems to become the driving force for smart cities in Southeast Asia with several plans for such developments on the table. The most spectacular...

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A new law just signed by Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte places casinos under money laundering scrutiny, mainly as a result of a case when...

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Serge Pun, one of the richest individuals not only in Myanmar, but all over Southeast Asia, on July 6 criticised the government of Aung...

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Malaysia's mega-development of Iskandar, the country's main southern development corridor in the state of Johor, is expected to become three times larger in land...

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The National Bank of Cambodia is pushing ahead with trials for interbank payments using blockchain technology that facilitates secure financial transactions. To that end, the...

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FINDING A PLACE TO CALL HOME THE NEW COMMONWEALTH BY CENTURY EXCELS AS A RETREAT FOR YOUNG FAMILIES Anna remembers when she was sitting in the...

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In what looks for some as a distraction attempt from the escalating alleged embezzlement scandal revolving around state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), the...

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Now that US authorities are seeking to seize a variety of assets purchased with allegedly embezzled money from Malaysia's state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad...

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The US Department of Justice said it will seek to recover $540 million in assets that were allegedly stolen from Malaysia's troubled sovereign wealth...

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A US-based campaign group focusing on Myanmar urged the World Bank’s financing arm International Finance Corporation (IFC) to reconsider its Myanmar investments, saying its...

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Malaysia will impose a new tourism tax from July 1 this year, ranging from 2.50 ringgit ($0.60) per room per night for an “unrated”...