Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

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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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The World Bank, after assessing the state of Indonesia's overall infrastructure, came to the conclusion that the country needs around $500 billion in the...

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Indonesia on July 14 renamed the northern area of its maritime economic zone in the South China Sea around the Natuna Islands as the...

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The government in Laos expects economic growth of at least seven per cent in 2018, the same level expected for 2017, according to Vientiane...

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Thailand's Ministry of Industry said it will open the new Rubber City industrial estate in the southern Hat Yai district of Songkhla province near...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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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...

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

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

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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...

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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...

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

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

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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...