Energy & Resources

Energy & Resources

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Massive Yangon city expansion renders Naypyitaw pointless

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Myanmar’s business capital of Yangon will see a massive expansion to accommodate its growing population and make the city more business-friendly and livable, the...
Laos received close to $4 billion in foreign investment this year

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Lao Prime Minister Thongloun Sisoulith recently told the ongoing National Assembly meeting that there has been good progress in investments in Laos, with 4,118...
New multi-billion scandal of former Malaysian government exposed

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Malaysia's new finance minister Lim Guan Eng on June 5 said he will report to the anti-graft agency upfront payments of 9.4 billion ringgit...
Three Vietnamese cities added to proposed ASEAN smart cities network

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the network of smart cities in the Association of Southeast...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
China to pump billions into Indonesia under New Silk Road initiative

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Indonesia and China on April 13 in Beijing signed five cooperation contracts worth $23.3 billion under the latter's Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st...
Pollution off Bali’s lovely holiday coast exposed: A sea of plastic (video)

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A British diver has captured horrifying footage of plastic pollution while swimming in coastal waters near Bali. On March 3, Rich Horner posted a...
Mercedes to expand car battery production in Thailand

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German car builder Mercedes-Benz announced on March 14 that it will invest around €100 million ($123 million) jointly with its Thai partner Thonburi Automotive...
Foreign investment in the Philippines hits another high

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The Philippines recorded another all-time high in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2017, although the growth was substantially lower than in 2016. The volume...
Brunei allocates B$5 million to set up stock exchange “in the next few years”

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Brunei's ministry of finance received a budget allocation for the 2018-2019 financial year ending March 31 of 747.32 million Brunei dollars ($568 million), most...
Thailand dreams of 100 smart cities

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As a part of its Thailand 4.0 initiative - a plan to transform Thailand's economy into a digitally powered ecosystem - the country has...
Samsung decides against investing in Myanmar amid “government inaction”

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South Korea’s corporate giant Samsung Electronics scrapped its plans to build a production base for smartphones or home appliances in Myanmar due to what...
Thailand’s economy shows some muscles

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Investment drawn to Thailand’s proposed Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) could push the country’s economic growth rate above five per cent by 2021, Siam Commercial...
Vietnam going solar after nuclear power plants shelved

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The Vietnam government decided to embark on a number of projects to build large solar power facilities in the country and encouraged large companies...
Despite latest IPO, Myanmar’s stock exchange remains lame duck

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The young Yangon Stock Exchange saw its first real initial public offering (IPO) on January 26, but despite high expectation of the listing of...
Singapore job market declined for the first time in 14 years

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Singapore's total working population, excluding foreign domestic workers, shrank for the first time since 2003 by an estimated 10,700 last year, according to preliminary...
New US tariffs sad news for Malaysian solar panel exporters

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Malaysia as the largest photovoltaic (PV) exporter to the US internationally with a market share of 30 per cent of PV imports is likely...
China to pour billions of investment dollars into Cambodia

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Cambodia and China on January 11 signed 19 agreements worth several billion dollars to develop the impoverished Southeast Asian country's infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare....