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Businesses in the Philippines are getting increasingly worried about the economic isolationism of US President Donald Trump as the country's main growth engines, business...

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...

The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...

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...

The inauguration of Donald Trump as 45th President of the United States on January 20 brings with it a number of uncertainties and conflicts...

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,...

Indonesia has announced plans to let foreign investors lease and manage uninhabited islands across the large archipelago in a move aimed at developing them...

Malaysia has introduced a five-year Islamic Fund and Wealth Management Blueprint to further strengthen the country's position as a global hub for Islamic funds...

Goldman Sachs Investment Holding (Asia) and the Asian unit of New York-based private equity firm Apollo Global Management will invest 8.4 billion baht ($235...

A Chinese construction consortium won a $2.7-billion contract to build a 133-story twin-tower commercial skyscraper in Phnom Penh which - at a height of...

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...

Embezzled money from scandal-ridden state fund 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB)  has apparently been used to fund celebrity parties, papers presented by the Singapore Commercial...

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...

Malaysians can look forward to a brighter year as the country witnessed impressive growth that Europe and North America "could only dream of," Malaysian...

Yangon’s property market finally cooled down in 2016 from a peak that began to ease in 2014 as a result of changing government policies. During...

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...