Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

China's petrochemical company Zhejiang Hengyi through its joint venture Hengyi Industries Sdn Bhd with a Brunei company announced on March 27 that it signed...

US-based Hyperloop Transportation Technologies (HTT), a company developing the futuristic hyperoloop transport system which consist of near-vaccum tubes that would transport small pods with...

The World Bank has adjusted this year's economic growth forecast for Myanmar to 6.9 per cent from previously 8 per cent. The global lender blames...

Embezzled money from scandal-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)  has apparently been used to fund celebrity parties, papers presented by the Singapore Commercial...

Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim...

Farmers in Myanmar, notoriously under-equipped with agricultural tools, made a virtue out of necessity of deploying 3D printing technology to create bespoke parts the...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that he was taking steps to open up the economy to new players and foreign investors, including in power,...

Vietnam has decided to ditch plans to build two nuclear power plants in its southeastern Ninh Tuan province owing to soaring costs and safety...

Myanmar will get its official investment regulation framework by end-March or early April next year when the by-laws of the country’s investment law are...

Japanese industry and trading conglomerate Marubeni Corporation committed to invest $17.2 billion in short- to long-term Philippine infrastructure projects, namely mass transport systems, roads...

Russia is deepening its reach into the nuclear sector in Southeast Asia with a tighter cooperation with Myanmar. It is seen the next step...

The Philippines and Japan agreed to cooperate closer in various economic sectors and to work together in regional security initiatives that "promote peace and...

Laos, described by the World Bank as having “one of the fastest growing” economies in Asia-Pacific, is increasingly feeling the heat of a slowing...

This July 7 marked the 100-day anniversary of the new civilian government in Myanmar, with the National League for Democracy (NLD) of democracy icon...

Brunei's economy grew 3.6 per cent in the first quarter of 2016 year-on-year as the Sultanate managed to increase its oil and gas production...

Microsoft founder and billionaire philanthropist Bill Gates caused a stir in Thai media after posting a picture on his Facebook site and his blog...

Asian companies with investments, services or manufacturing bases in the UK will have to reconsider their ties to the country as it prepares to...

Simmering tensions in the South China Sea have reached a state of uneasiness as of late. Long-standing territorial disputes between China and several regional...