Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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Singapore’s exports plunged to a six-year low in June, the latest in a series of negative indicators...
Malaysian Firm Presents First Advanced Humanoid Robot, Plans Mass Production

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A Malaysian entrepreneur has developed the country’s first advanced humanoid robot named ADAM which was presented at...
Cambodia’s Construction Sector In Rapid Expansion

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Construction in Sihanoukville, Cambodia © Arno Maierbrugger Cambodia’s construction sector attracted total investments of $3.39 billion in the first...
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The Vietnamese government is planning to divest 7.5 per cent stake in Military Commercial Joint Stock Bank...
Vietnam Aims To Become Asean’s Leading Digital Economy

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Vietnam aims to become the leading digital economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by...
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Currently, five companies are listed at the Yangon Stock Exchange © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar will allow direct foreign...
Vietnam To Hike Minimum Wages By 5.5%

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Vietnam will next year lift regional minimum salaries in the private sector by 5.5 per cent after labour...
Graft Trial Of Malaysia’s Ex-pm To Begin In August

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A trial of Malaysia’s Prime Minister Najib Razak on charges of corruption and money laundering involving state...
Chinese Rush To Buy Cambodian Property

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Phnom Penh building construction © Arno Maierbrugger Chinese interest in real estate in Cambodia is booming...
Skoda Plans To Set Up Production In Myanmar

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Car makers from the Czech Republic and Hungary are interested in assembling vehicles in Myanmar, according to...
Vietnam, Eu Sign Landmark Free Trade Deal

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The European Union signed an “ambitious” free trade deal with Vietnam on June 30, the first of...
Possible Us Outsourcing Ban To Hit Philippine Bpo Industry Hard

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A plan by US President Donald Trump to punish US firms outsourcing jobs abroad or even ban the...
Austria’s Lenzing Goes Ahead With To Build World’s Largest Lyocell Fiber Plant In Thailand

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Austrian industry group Lenzing AG, which makes cellulose fibers used in textiles, is now going ahead with...
Singapore To Create 10,000 High-tech Jobs

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The Singapore government on June 26 said it has plans to create up to 10,000 jobs in...
Indonesia Extends Tax Incentives For Property Buyers To Spur Sluggish Market

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Indonesia introduced new tax incentives to stimulate the sluggish property market. In a first step, the government...
Malaysia Seeks To Recover $5 Billion In 1mdb Assets

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Malaysia is looking to recover about $5 billion worth of foreign assets linked to scandal-ridden state fund...
Thailand To Build Its Own Electric Cars

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Energy Absolute, Thailand’s second-largest electricity generating company by market capitalisation owned by Thai billionaire Somphote Ahunai, plans to...
Indonesia To Relocate Capital To Kalimantan By 2024

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Indonesia will start moving its capital city from Java from 2024, Bambang Brodjonegoro, minister of national development planning,...