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Pfizer enters Cambodia

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US-based pharma company Pfizer is about to enter the Cambodian market  in a partnership with Switzerland's DKSH Group, a company focused on distribution and...
Looking East: Healthcare investments to consider

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The global boom in medical tourism opens many avenues for Middle East investors in healthcare, pharmaceutical supply and related services. In Southeast Asia, the Philippines is the next candidate.
Foreign investment in Thailand up 126%

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Overseas businesses making the shift to the “Land of Smiles” accounted for a combined investment of $125.9 million during the first quarter of 2013,...
Philippines eyes $2b from health tourism

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The Philippines wants to position itself as an inexpensive medical tourism destination and has set the income target from this sector to $2 billion...
Sarawak ‘not an exception’ to obesity rise

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Malaysia is the most obese nation in ASEAN. Hajah Fatimah Abdullah, Sarawak's Minister of Welfare, Women and Family Development, shares her views.
Vietnam has its first dollar billionaire

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A Vietnamese businessman has joined the 2013 Forbes list of global billionaires as the first ever representative of his country. Pham Nhat Vuong (44), majority...
Thailand revamps investment policy

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Thailand's Board of Investment (BOI) has announced it will introduce major changes to its investment incentive policy as the country is preparing for the...
Thailand to evolve as plastic surgery hub

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Thailand, already the leading country for medical tourism in Southeast Asia, is taking efforts to become the regional hub for cosmetic surgery, a market...
Myanmar allows private pharma firms

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The Myanmar Investment Commission has permitted joint investment for manufacturing of household medicines, drugs, pharmaceutical equipments and traditional medicines in the country for foreign...
Thailand has highest number of female CEOs globally

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49 per cent of CEOs in Thailand are women, which is the highest proportion in the world, the new Grant Thornton International Business Report released on March 8, the International Women's Day 2013, revealed.
Thailand expects IPO boom this year

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Initial public offerings at the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will reach a record this year with market capitalisation of newly listed companies surpassing...
Brunei can tap into regional investment opportunities

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In three years’ time, Brunei will most likely be a member of ASEAN Economic Community (AEC). This represents an opportunity and a challenge at the same time for the small country in northern Borneo.
Top US firms meet to analyse Philippines

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Members of the US business elite representing the heads of major companies were briefed of the challenges and opportunities present in the Philippines’ mining,...
Ambitious growth with special health care services

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Jerudong Park Medical Centre (JPMC), a private specialist hospital in Brunei has undergone significant development in the past. Inside Investor talked to Executive Director and Medical Director Dato Dr Isham Jaafar.
Confirmed: Malaysia fattest ASEAN nation

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Malaysia is the fattest country in ASEAN with its obesity rate on the rise, Health Minister Datuk Seri Liow Tiong Lai said recently. According to...
A center of medical excellence in Brunei

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Gleneagles JPMC is a private specialist hospital in Brunei, established in 2002 as a joint venture between Parkway Pantai and the government of Brunei. Inside investor asked CEO Dr. Peter Tay about the latest developments.
GCC and ASEAN: Nurturing two regions’ success

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With investors losing their confidence in traditional markets and even the traditional financial system, new regions have emerged successfully and are now new hot spots on the global business radar.
Malaysia bans opening of new universities

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In an effort to curb oversupply of educational institutions, Malaysia's government will not allow the setting up of universities, university colleges and colleges for...