Manufacturing & Industry

Manufacturing & Industry

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Around 13 million people, or more than a third of Thailand’s 38-million-strong labour force, need skill upgrades, economic expert Kiatanantha Lounkaew, lecturer at the...

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Vietnam's largest brewer, Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp., or Sabeco, after its acquisition by Thai Beverages has set a target to grow its share of...

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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....

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Japanese car maker Nissan, a mass market pioneer for electricity-powered vehicles with its Leaf model, has shortlisted Thailand to host its Asia-Pacific electric vehicle...

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Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 3.5 per cent in 2017, backed by "the global economic upswing" and improved productivity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...

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Malaysian businesses are ready to help the southern Philippine island of Mindanao out of poverty through targeted investments that would help the region develop...

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Thailand is considering a plan to build its own satellites in order to enable the country to pursue its earth exploration and research ambitions,...

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The war of words between Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen and representatives of Western organisations intensified in the past weeks, with Hun Sen boasting...

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After quite a long discussion about payments details and technical responsibilities, the construction of the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway line eventually got started. The line...

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Vietnam this year expects a record foreign trade volume of around $410 billion, the country’s General Department of Vietnam Customs said on December 20....

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Myanmar, just until recently dubbed the new frontier for investments into nearly everything – infrastructure, consumer products, telecom, housing and tourism – has turned...

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The Cambodian textile and garment sector, the main pillar of the impoverished country’s export industry, starts feeling the heat of Prime Minister Hun Sen’s...

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A new excise tax (dubbed “sin tax”) on cigarettes, alcoholic beverages, sugary drinks, coffee drinks and tea drinks, imposed in September this year in...

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The ban of Cambodia’s largest opposition party Cambodia National Rescue Party (CNRP) by the country’s Supreme Court ahead of elections is not at all...

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The Philippine economy grew 6.9 per cent in the third quarter, exceeding all analyst estimates and cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding...

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...

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The Philippines and Thailand, alongside Myanmar, which still has a much smaller market, were the three countries leading new automotive sales in the Association...

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Cambodia’s Prime Minister Hun Sen in a Cabinet speech last week said that he had no fear of Western sanctions against his country in...