Healthcare

Healthcare

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Myanmar's pharmaceutical industry is expected to rev up 10-15 per cent a year thanks to the government's increasing spending on healthcare. The Myanmar Pharmaceutical and...

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The Philippines has signed an agreement with Brunei Darussalam allowing Filipino doctors and other medical professionals to practice there "for short-term periods." The memorandum of...

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Singapore is now the fourth most expensive city in the world for expatriates and the second most expensive in Asia, according to the latest...

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The pharmaceutical markets in Vietnam and the Philippines are forecast to reach a value of $8 billion each by 2020, according to new studies...

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Dubai-Singapore bilateral trade grew 28 per cent in 2013 to $4.9 billion, of which $1.9 billion were imports, $1.8 billion exports and $1.2 billion...

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Qualitas Medical Group, a Malaysian health-care provider, plans to seek about 1 billion ringgit ($310 million) from an initial public offering in Kuala Lumpur,...

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The Philippines is expected to become the United Kingdom’s gateway to the fast-growing Southeast Asian market as Britain seeks to boost its trade with...

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Malaysia has been rated as the highest among Asian countries for obesity, after it held the title to be ASEAN's fattest nation for a...

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Malaysia's IHH Healthcare Bhd, the world's second-largest hospital operator by market value, is looking to expand further in China and Vietnam as well as...

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Singapore's sovereign wealth fund GIC has partnered with Manila-based Metro Pacific Investments Corp. (MPIC) to acquire a minority stake in MPIC's hospital business, according...

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Dubai’s aspiring mum entrepreneurs on May 10 and 11 had the opportunity to showcase their products and services at Mom Souq’s first stand-alone Mompreneur...

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Vietnamese people, number one beer drinkers in Southeast Asia, spend around $3 billion on beer and alcohol per year, according to the Ministry of...

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Indonesia on May 2 eased its foreign investment regulations for several industries, including pharmaceuticals, power plants and advertising, amid signs of weakening investor appetite...

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In the first move of its kind, a Thai biopharmaceutical company on April 29 signed a technology transfer pact with Cuba's Center of Molecular...

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Google Glass that allows doctors to access medical records instantaneously, smart vending machines, and a system which helps locate a car in a carpark...

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Mass faintings involving hundreds of people have occurred at least twice this week at factories in Cambodia, where workers who make popular sportswear fell...

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At a recent visit of Vietnam's prime minister Nguyen Tan Dung to Cuba, the island nation has expressed interest in increasing economic bonds with...

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Three Dubai hospitals were recently honoured by the Dubai Health Authority (DHA) for following best practices in electronic implementation of medical records. The hospitals...