Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

Afta Pix

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The common question arising among all ASEAN member countries is how to become well integrated to be able to enjoy benefits from each other and, at the same time, to avoid harming or exploiting local markets.
Awang Tengah Small

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Resources, environment, public utilities and industrial development all fall under Second Minister YB Datuk Tengah Bin Ali Hasan's three ministries in Sarawak.
Felda HQ

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In what was the world's second largest IPO after Facebook went public in May this year, Malaysian oil palm plantation operator Felda Global Ventures...
Petronas HQ

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Malaysia's oil and gas major Petronas has agreed to acquire Canadian natural gas producer Progress Energy Resources for $5.3 billion by offering a 77...

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Shares jumped throughout Asia on June 29 on the outcome of nightly talks between EU leaders, easing concerns over prolonged instability of the euro...
Vietnam Hats

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Vietnam's economy showed signs of regained strength in the second quarter 2012, according to figures released by the government on June 29. GDP grew  by...
Yangon Myanmar

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Myanmar's president Thein Sein said on a televised speech on June 19 that the country is set for a "second wave of economic reforms",...
IBank

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Thailand's only Islamic finance institute, the Islamic Bank of Thailand (IBank), will step up its halal industry financing business by granting up to three...

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The government of Laos will not allow any new investments in mining or grant further land for rubber plantations until 2015, amid concerns about...
512afp Sgconstruction

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Singapore has experienced a shift in capital over the past five years, with more money flowing into non-residential strata properties as investors start to view them as an alternative to residential properties.
Latin America China

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By offering a $10 billion credit line for infrastructure and proposing a key trade forum, China is wooing countries in Latin America and tries...

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Singapore-based  company Eu Yan Sang International Ltd, which specialises in traditional Chinese medicine, is going to tap the halal market in Malaysia and increase...
Asia Companies

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Forbes recently came up with a new list: Asia's 200 best companies in 2011 with revenue below $1 billion, which also include Australian  companies....
Mohammed Bin Saleh Al Sada

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Qatar`s sovereign wealth funds is seeking a license under China's Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) programme to invest $5 billion in the country. The amount is far above the current cap of $1 billion.
Girl Hijab

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Thailand, one of Southeast Asia's garment manufacturing centers with about 4,000 textile factories, wants establish the nation as a hub for the Islamic clothing...
Counterfeit Ipad

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Intellectual property laws are still weak throughout Southeast Asia, despite some countries stepping up measures for better protection of trademarks and patents. However, counterfeit goods seem to remain an ever-thriving industry.
Traffic Ho Chi Minh City

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Islamic Development Bank and other multilateral development banks said they will release $175 billion in loans for developing...
Muzaffar Small

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Maybank's Islamic banking arm is expanding rapidly and encourages investors to take a look at their expertise. Inside Investor talked to Muzaffar Bin Hisham, CEO of Maybank Islamic and Head Islamic Banking Group.