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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...
Qatar Science and Technology Park – Where research goes to work

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Inside Investor sat down with the Managing Director of Qatar Science and Technology Park, Hamad Al Kuwari, to learn how the park has grown since its inception just 3.5 years ago.
Best logistics solutions for a thriving market

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DHL Express Qatar, established in 1979, is riding on the waves of the country’s success and ambitious future projects. Inside Investor talked to Country Manager Nael Attiyat about the company’s achievements and future plans.
Malaysia: Better public education against obesity

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Malaysia is the most obese nation in ASEAN and is witnessing a dramatic rise in other non-communicable diseases. Inside Investor ask an expert why.
Coke bottles sustainability with a lot of committments

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One of the largest employers in the world, Coca-Cola, serves 300 million customers every day. Inside Investor asked Gürtay Kipcak, Director of Coca-Cola Eurasia and Africa Group, to explain the giant company’s goals for 2020.
China grants Kuwait top investment quota

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Kuwait's sovereign wealth fund Kuwait Investment Authority (KIA) has been awarded a $1.2 billion quota for direct investments into the Chinese securities market. The Chinese...
Tatarstan keen to invest in Malaysia

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The Russian republic of Tatarstan is looking at investment opportunities in Malaysia and a broader cooperation in the higher education sector, it emerged during...
Grabbing the opportunity: IPOs kick off in ASEAN

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ASEAN is set to become the world’s most active region for initial public offerings in 2013 after it has already earned a solid reputation in this field with several mega-IPOs happening in Malaysia in 2012.
KKR bullish on Southeast Asia in 2013

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US-based private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) sees economic growth and increased consumer spending in ASEAN as a good basis for...
ASEAN to drive world economy in 2013

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ASEAN high-growth countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines will underpin the world's economic growth in 2013, according to a report by...
Wealthy waists: The role of fast food in Southeast Asia

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The economic rise of Southeast Asia has given vast swathes of the developing world increased disposable income to dine out more frequently and experiment with new tastes, such as KFC and burgers, writes Justin Calderon.

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Some of the biggest names in private equity have recently been racing to set up business in ASEAN and to put their surplus cash to work. They are all drawn by a region that is still defying the global economic slowdown.