Manufacturing & Industry

Manufacturing & Industry

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...
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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,...

Vietnam will back off from ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement due to political changes ahead in the US, but wants to maintain "good...

US President Barack Obama's administration has suspended its efforts to win congressional approval for his Asian free-trade deal agreement of the Trans Pacific Partnership...

Myanmar will get its official investment regulation framework by end-March or early April next year when the by-laws of the country’s investment law are...

Japanese industry and trading conglomerate Marubeni Corporation committed to invest $17.2 billion in short- to long-term Philippine infrastructure projects, namely mass transport systems, roads...

The Philippines and Japan agreed to cooperate closer in various economic sectors and to work together in regional security initiatives that "promote peace and...

GDP growth outlook for Singapore's export-dependent economy remains subdue owing to weak trade forecasts amid sluggish global demand., the city state's central bank said...

Japan, Thailand's biggest foreign direct investor, said it would keep offering support to its companies in the country as concerns grow that after the...

The decision of South Korean electronics giant Samsung to stop producing its flagship Galaxy Note 7 worldwide may adversely affect the export revenue of...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered Cambodia development loans of more than $1 billion in the coming four years as the Manila-based financial...

The heydays of BlackBerry, the iconic smartphone with one of the first integrated push-email services that was a massive global success in the pre-iPhone...

Malaysian carmaker Proton, which is on the search for a potent foreign partner to revive its ailing business, this week shortlisted five potential foreign...

The current political uncertainty in Cambodia forced more than 70 garment and footwear factories in Cambodia to close down and look to alternative countries...

Singapore's exports fell 10.6 per cent in July, more bad news after they fell 2.4 per cent in the previous month. Non-oil domestic exports...