Manufacturing & Industry

Manufacturing & Industry

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Myanmar aims to overtake both Laos and Cambodia in average income per capita by 2014 or 2015, Radio Free Asia's news service reported on...

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Conditions for foreign workers in Singapore are becoming tougher as the city state's Ministry of Manpower is tightening the screw on expats, UK newspaper...

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Now that the once-isolated Southeast Asian nation has officially become approachable by US investment, foreign businessmen plying name cards across Yangon and Naypyidaw bodes well for the success of reforms.

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Authorities in Myanmar are looking to the Singapore education model for technical and engineering staff as the country ramps up efforts to develop a...

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Indonesia is taking steps to build its own national car under the brand "Kiat Esemka". Prototypes have been developed by engineering students at a...

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The tropical, ethnic-Chinese-majority state of Penang is experiencing a growth spurt in manufacturing as a result of Japan’s devastating earthquake and Thailand’s floods last...

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Indonesia has set its growth forecast for the third quarter 2012 at 6.3 per cent, according to the latest economic development report by the...

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Industry giant General Electric has become the first US firm to seal a deal with Myanmar after sanctions were lifted by US President Barack...

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Hon Hai Group, the Taiwan-based owner of Foxconn, the world’s largest contract electronics manufacturer, is mulling over the possibility of making a $1 billion...

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With slowing growth in China and India, all eyes are now on the emerging Southeast Asian economies which are showing resilience not only towards these two large trading partners, but also towards the EU debt crisis.

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After more than 15 years of harsh sanctions against Myanmar, US companies now get the opportunity to refresh economic relations with the former pariah...

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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono called for further collaboration between ASEAN and Latin America at the two-day ASEAN Latin Business Forum 2012 in Jakarta,...

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Singapore's economic growth in the second quarter 2012 has likely slowed down to only 0.3 per cent quarter-to-quarter, according to a poll of 11...

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Indonesia will host the largest ever business forum between ASEAN and Latin American countries on July 9 and 10 in Jakarta, Trade Minister Gita...

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Sarawak Forestry is entrusted to safeguard and manage the biodiversity in Sarawak’s forests. Inside Investors wanted to know more from CEO Tuan Yusop.

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The world's second largest car maker, Ford Motor Company, has announced that it will close its assembly plant in Santa Rosa in the Philippines...

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Resource-dependent economies and corporations of Southeast Asia have the opportunity to boost both the environment and their bottom lines after Brazil’s Rio +20 Earth Summit.

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The Malaysian arm of Swiss food and beverage major Nestlé just celebrated 100 years of presence in the country. Its products have become household names in Malaysia. Inside Investor looked behind the curtains of this success.