Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

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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...

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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...

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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...

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

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

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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...

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An embezzlement probe has been launched by Myanmar's Department of Mines after almost $100 million vanished from a joint fund set up by Myanmar's gem...

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Economic growth in Myanmar has been hampered by a more difficult economic environment in the country's fiscal year 2015-2016 (April 1 to March 31),...

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It's 41 years and three weeks after the fall of Saigon that ended the United States' barbaric war in Vietnam, one of the biggest...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Brunei's economy to contract by a whopping two per cent this year,  a figure much lower than its...