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Energy & Resources

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Manila Water Company expanding to Thailand

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Publicly listed Manila Water Company, the major water provider for Metro Manila in the Philippines, in which the country's oldest conglomerate Ayala Corporation holds...
Trump tells Prayuth that Thailand should buy more from US

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Thailand's trade surplus with the US was one of the key issues discussed during Thai Prime Minister Prayuth Chan-ocha's meeting with US President Donald...
Petronas seeks clarity over partnership with Sarawak’s new oil firm Petros

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The Malaysian state of Sarawak, which set up its own oil and gas extraction company last month in an unprecedented challenge for the country's...
Cambodia becomes oil-producing nation

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The government of Cambodia on August 23 signed an agreement with Singapore-listed KrisEnergy Ltd to develop Cambodia’s first oil field which is expected to...
Philippines seeks $135 billion in power investments

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The Philippines is seeking investment from China and Japan for $135 billion worth of power projects that President Rodrigo Duterte’s government is ready to...
Indonesia to trade palm oil and coffee for Russian fighter jets

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In good old COMECON style, Russia will accept payments from Indonesia for Russian-built fighter planes in commodities such as palm oil and coffee, reports...
Singapore exchange pitches for Saudi Aramco IPO

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Singapore is among the six stock exchanges pitching for the non-domestic part of the upcoming listing of the world's largest oil company, Saudi Aramco,...
Thailand to get charging network for electric vehicles

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Pursuant to the international trend to adopt electric mobility, Thailand will see the creation of a network of charging stations for electric and hybrid...
Vietnam plans multi-billion smart cities across the country

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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...
$500 bíllion urgently needed to fix Indonesia’s infrastructure problem

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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...
Indonesia declares “North Natuna Sea” – China: “Totally meaningless”

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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...
Laos expects 7% GDP growth next year

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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...
Thailand to open Rubber City in early 2018

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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...
Chinese firm inks final agreement for 3.4b-investment in Brunei oil refinery

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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...
Indonesia eyed for futuristic “hyperloop” transport service

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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...
Myanmar growth slowing as foreign investment drops

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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...
Malaysian taxpayers shoulder bill for lavish 1MDB parties

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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...
Laos to build more hydropower plants

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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...