Manufacturing & Industry

Manufacturing & Industry

Four years after Swedish discount furniture giant Ikea first signaled interest in the Philippine market, they now seem to be ready to do the...

Vietnam National Coffee Corporation, the nation’s largest state-owned coffee producer known for its Vinacafé brand, is planning an initial public offering (IPO) next year...

Thailand is the world's happiest country, and Venezuela is the most miserable - this is the result of Bloomberg's newly released Misery Index which...

North Korea is evading its arms trade embargo with a sophisticated network of overseas companies, enabled partly by its continued access to the international...

South Korean corporate giant Samsung will invest another $2.5 billion in Vietnam as it seeks to increase its TV display panel production in the...

Saudi Aramco might have said good bye to investment in Malaysia's oil industry, but the Chinese are about to fill the void in another...

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...

The Philippine economy grew 6.6 per cent year-on-year in the fourth quarter of 2016, putting the Southeast Asian nation among the world’s fastest-growing countries...

Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...

Vietnam, Asia's number one beer drinking nation, will see its next huge initial public offering next week when Hanoi Beer Alcohol and Beverage Corp,...

Laos' first domestic smartphone brand will be introduced to shops and agencies in Vientiane and the country's provinces this month after a local IT...

Taiwanese electronic giant Foxconn, the world's largest contract manufacturer for consumer electronics including iPhone, iPad, Kindle, Playstation and Xbox, as well as many types...

Approved investment projects in the Philippines grew 20.4 per cent in 2016, reaching P441.5 billion from the P366.7 billion registered in 2015.    The value of...

The Philippine Board of Investments recently approved three petrochemical projects of conglomerate JG Summit Holdings Inc. (JGSHI) worth 15.8 billion pesos ($317 million).  Two pioneering...

Global investors have set their sight on Vietnamese stocks which have been outperforming their regional peers in the recent past but, according to analysts,...

Farmers in Myanmar, notoriously under-equipped with agricultural tools, made a virtue out of necessity of deploying 3D printing technology to create bespoke parts the...
iron steel industry in the philippines : duterte

The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) agencies—Metals Industry Research and Development (MIRDC) and the Philippine Council for...

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said that he was taking steps to open up the economy to new players and foreign investors, including in power,...