Manufacturing & Industry

Manufacturing & Industry

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No more “foreign garbage” imports to Thailand

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Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an Environment Ministry official said on August 16, the latest country...
Trump backs boycott of Thai-made Harley-Davidson bikes

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In what is probably a first in US history, an acting president publicly supported calls for a boycott of a US product, and, with...
Vietnam’s economic miracle unabated – new “tiger” is born, report says

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A latest commentary by Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Asian economies stated that Vietnam has become one of Asia’s, as well as the world’s...
Malaysia, Indonesia agree on joint production of new ASEAN car

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Indonesia and Malaysia have reached a deal to set up a joint venture to produce the first fully local-made vehicle for domestic use and...
Philippine GDP growth drops to three-year-low

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Economic growth in the Philippines slowed to six per cent during the second quarter of the year, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on August...
Brunei’s economy shows signs of recovery, but oil and gas remain only drivers

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Despite Brunei’s attempts to diversify its economy, only increases in oil and gas production in the first quarter of 2018 have boosted the country’s...
Tata Motors calls it quits in Thailand and moves production away

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India’s Tata Motors in a press release issued on August 1 said that it decided to stop manufacturing operations in Thailand citing viability issues...
The dragon pots of Rat-Jar-buri, Thailand

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Thailand’s Ratchaburi province, situated a convenient two-hour drive southwest of Bangkok, is not only full of pleasant  geographical features such as the fertile land...
Malaysian’s don’t want another national car – Dr. M disappointed

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad showed disappointment in a blog post after many Malaysians seem to reject his idea of introducing a new national...
Indonesia to set up new economic centers outside of heartland Java

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Indonesia will extend its portfolio of economic growth centers beyond the economic heartland of Java, national development planning minister Bambang Brodjonegoro said, adding that...
Philippines enters social security partnership with Germany, Japan

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The Philippines, now has bilateral Social Security Agreements (SSAs) with Germany and Japan effective June 1 and August 1 of this year, respectively, ensuring...
Investors, businesses losing confidence in Myanmar’s economy

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Impatient with the sluggishness of the economy, local and foreign investors are losing confidence in the Myanmar government’s economic policies, according to a June...
Manufacturing business surges in Vietnam

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Manufacturing activity in Vietnam improved to one of the largest extents since the survey began in March 2011, Nikkei Asian Review reported. The Nikkei...
Vietnam posts strong GDP growth, boosts investment abroad

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Vietnam's economy continues to show strength with an impressive 7.08 per cent growth in the first half of 2018, the highest rate since 2011....
Mahathir muses about jointly developed Malaysian-Indonesian car

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad on a visit to Indonesia on June 29 revived an idea he had some time ago of a project...
Harley Davidson’s new Thailand plant comes at the right moment

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Harley Davidson, the US motorcycle maker which will open a new plant in Thailand later this year, retrospectively has made the right decision at...
All working expats in Indonesia now required to learn local language

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A new decree by Indonesia President Joko Widodo that is set to take effect on June 26 has caught many expat businesses and domestic...
Massive Yangon city expansion renders Naypyitaw pointless

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Myanmar’s business capital of Yangon will see a massive expansion to accommodate its growing population and make the city more business-friendly and livable, the...