Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

Manila24hrs6

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The Philippines is continuing apace with its efforts to integrate with the other 10-member nations of ASEAN in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by...
DSC06372

2086
The Philippines is pushing ahead collaboration with ASEAN member states and the US to share its know-how on biotechnology in farming and developing genetically...
Skyscraper

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For the seventh year running, Singapore has been ranked the easiest place to do business in the world, according to the Doing Business 2013...
BNI1

2410
Indonesia's state-owned financial services major Bank Negara Indonesia (BNI) is expanding in Saudi Arabia in an effort to tap the Middle East banking market,...
Kuching

1910
Malaysia's biggest state, Sarawak, is targeting foreign direct investments of $3 billion, Chief Minister Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib bin Mahmud told Dubai-based Gulf...
Oil Rig

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US oil giant Chevron will start developing Cambodia's first offshore oil field early next year and begin tapping the country's vast oil resources, making...
Laos Investment

2857
The economy of Laos is predicted to grow by 7.9 per cent in the country's fiscal year 2012/13, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) stated...
Stock Trading

2153
The ASEAN trading link, a combined exchange platform between seven ASEAN bourses, is taking shape. Three countries, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand have already joined...
Myanmar

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Myanmar authorities are planning to set up a nationwide housing development corporation to stem soaring prices seen in the housing market, which have made...
PalmOil

1986
An Indonesian firm is leading bids to purchase a palm oil plantation in Riau province on Sumatra island just across from Singapore in a...
Workers

2527
There are an estimated 200,000 Filipinos working in Qatar, or roughly 10 per cent of the population. Filipinos commonly find jobs as construction workers, domestic helpers or in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Yingluck Bahrain

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The Gulf nation of Bahrain has agreed to a proposal by Thai officials to open the Thai Trade Center, a commercial distribution center for...
Kuwait Towers Sunset

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Asian nations led by Thailand opened their first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) on October 16 in Kuwait, aimed at promoting cooperation...
Muamalat Dato Redza Small

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Islamic banking is growing in Malaysia at a rapid pace. Inside Investor sat down with Y.Bhg. Dato' Hj. Mohd Redza Shah bin Abdul, CEO of Bank Muamalat and President of the Association of Islamic Banking Institutions Malaysia to learn about the sector's driving forces.
ASEM

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Senior finance officials from Asia and Europe met on October 15 at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Bangkok for talks on the global...
Singapore Dollars

1731
Despite Singapore being one of the few AAA-rated Asian countries, its strong reliance on trade and exports means that the economic performance of its larger US and European counterparts cannot be ignored.
Vietnam.inflation

2058
The latest data from the General Statistics Office of Vietnam indicates that inflation in Vietnam accelerated to 2.2 per cent in September over August 2012, the fastest pace that had been seen in 16 months in the country.
070609 11

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Trade between GCC countries and Malaysia increased from $10.5 billion in 2010 to $13.4 billion in 2011, Malaysian Deputy Minister of the Ministry of...