Banking & Finance

Banking & Finance

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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”...

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The absence of an inclusive banking branch network in Myanmar and notoriously complicated and slow banking account transmissions have led to strong acceptance of...

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The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest persons is out, and - lo and behold - it shows that their collective net worth...

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The Thai government once again postponed the initial public offering of its long-awaited Thailand Future Fund which was due to list in the second...

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The hardline approach of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte towards drug dealers and consumers in his country that has resulted in more than 8,000 deaths...

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Vietnam National Coffee Corporation, the nation’s largest state-owned coffee producer known for its Vinacafé brand, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) next year...

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The newest edition of the annual Knight Frank Wealth Report found that wealth creation in Vietnam has been accelerating at the fastest pace of...

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Bank Islam Brunei Darussalam Bhd is exploring an initial public offering (IPO) which would be the first one of a company based in the...