Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

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Laos A Draw For Investors, But Obstacles Remain

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With growth rates of around seven per cent in recent years, Laos is one of the best performing in ASEAN. The country’s GDP rose...
Laos Lays Out Economic Growth Path

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The Laos government has unveiled a new national development vision, which it plans to facilitate from 2021 to 2025. The plan entails the transformation of...
Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei Top Asean Countries In Global Talent Index

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Singapore is topping the 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as in Asia-Pacific for the...
Bangkok Smog To Cause Economic Damage Of Over $200 Million

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The current severe air pollution crisis in Thailand’s capital Bangkok is expected to cost the country up to 6.6 billion baht ($207.8 million) in...
Laos expects more private investment this year

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The Communist Lao government expects domestic and foreign private investment to climb to 23,086 billion kip ($2.7 billion) in 2019 from around $2.36 billion...
PetroVietnam Power Corp readies for multi-billion IPO this month

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PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power), the country’s second largest power producer, will list on the Ho Chi Minh City stock exchange on January 14...
Vietnam overtook Singapore in IPO volume this year

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Vietnam in 2018 topped Southeast Asia’s top grossing market for initial public offerings (IPOs) with total proceeds of $2.6 billion. Singapore, who lost its crown...
Laos to buy fighter jets, tanks from Russia

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Laos ordered an unknown number of fighter jets and up to 30 army tanks from Russia, with sources in Laos saying the purchase will...
Vietnam to advise North Korea on economic development

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Vietnam is set to teach secluded North Korea lessons of how to open its economy during a visit of North Korea's foreign minister Ri...
Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased 350% in past three quarters

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Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) volume increased to 49 billion ringgit ($11.72 billion) for the first nine months of this year compared with the...
Singapore invests in “smart urban estates”

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Singapore is driving the development of smart districts and smart urban estates which will be enabled to operate and consume energy more efficiently. To...
Indonesia presents new economic stimulus package

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Indonesia on November 16 announced a new economic stimulus package to support the rupiah and spur growth in the lead-up to the upcoming presidential...
More charges against Malaysia’s former first lady

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Malaysia will file additional charges against Rosmah Mansor, the wife of former Prime Minister Najib Razak, the anti-graft agency said on November 14, as...
China plans free trade zone in the Golden Triangle

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China is looking to establish a free trade zone at the section of the Mekong where the river forms the border between Myanmar and...
Myanmar presents plan to attract over $200 billion in foreign investment

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The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) came up with an ambitious business plan that includes a major investment promotion strategy aiming to attract more than...
Philippines signs deal with Israeli oil exploration firm

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on October 18 signed a seven-year oil exploration deal with an Israeli firm in a bid to develop the country’s...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
Malaysia axes Chinese-backed pipeline projects worth $3-billion

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The Malaysian government has finally decided to cancel three China-backed pipeline projects after halting work on them, The Financial Times wrote. The report said...