Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

953
Malaysia's battered currency, the ringgit, rose the most among emerging-market currencies on November 24, while stocks and bonds gained after scandal-hit and debt-ridden state...

878
A new report by UK-based non-governmental organisation Global Witness reveals that Myanmar's illicit jade trade is controlled by networks of military officials and their...

2551
The US Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) launched an investigation into allegations of money-laundering at troubled Malaysian state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB), according...

1070
An agreement signed in July between Japan, Myanmar and Thailand on the mutual development of the long-delayed Dawei Special Economic Zone in Myanmar will...

1301
Amidst a high-profile scandal about billions of ringgit allegedly siphoned off from state-owned investment fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad, or 1MDB, Malaysian Prime Minister Najib...

1004
Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, is trying to stimulate its decrepit oil and gas industry in an aim to feed the rapidly rising demand...

3352
The new Forbes list of Thailand's 50 richest people is out, and it seems that the sluggish economy and the political uncertainty in the...

727
The Eurasian Economic Union (EEU), an economic union of currently four states located primarily in northern Eurasia, and Vietnam have signed a free trade...

1637
Expectations are high among workers living in one of the ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN. With the advent...

1006
During the hottest and driest season of the year, the massive Chao Phraya dam in central Thailand, one of the largest dams in Southeast...

582
Indonesia’s trade surplus swelled to $1.13 billion in March 2015 from $0.66 billion in the previous month, bolstered by a growing non-oil and gas...

867
The times of frequent power shortages in Thailand's South seem to be over, at least temporarily. With the second block of the Chana Power...

892
Net oil exporter Malaysia and commodity-rich Indonesia are the two nations to suffer most from low oil prices, while Japan will likely have the...

668
Myanmar finally opened a new crude oil pipeline in January linking its western coast with China’s southern province of Yunnan, cutting shipping time for...

522
Laos plans to sell electricity to Singapore through the Southeast Asian power grid, which links transmission lines of members of the Association of Southeast...

672
The Philippines’ indigenous Ayta community has signed an agreement that paves the way for the construction of a pioneering renewable energy facility on their...

456
GS Group, Korea‘s seventh-largest conglomerate by assets, is aiming to expand its energy, construction and retail businesses in Indonesia as part of a globalisation...

452
Myanmar is making efforts to meet electricity demand in the country and has unveiled an energy bill aimed at curbing extraction and sale of...