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Four ASEAN countries on June 5 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2013 held in Myanmar signed an agreement to facilitate...

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2013 puts Myanmar in the spotlight. The country has received massive investment pledges in the line-up to the prestigious conference, but with high potential also comes risk.

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In an effort to cut costs for the Philippines’ emerging semiconductor and electronics industries, the government has launched the country’s first laboratory to conduct...

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Unnoticed by many, member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have stepped up their spending for space science in the past,...
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The collapse of the ceiling of a shoe factory in Cambodia on the morning of May 16 left at least two dead and injured...

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Singapore’s largest telecoms provider, SingTel, said it will set aside $1.6 billion over the next three years for startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia,  preferably...

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Agriculture is the next sector the Brunei government has set sights on to transform its oil-dependent economy, a forward-thinking measure that future generations will certainly be thankful for.

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Solar power plants are suitable for Sarawak’s equatorial location on Borneo, and the low frequency of debilitating storms make the energy source especially viable, writes Justin Calderon after an on-site inspection.

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The ASEAN Business Advisory Council has launched the search for 2013's 'Most Admired ASEAN Enterprises' through the ASEAN Business Awards (ABA) for large, medium and small enterprises in the region.

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB)-supported ASEAN Infrastructure Fund (AIF) has readied $1 billion to begin operations for lending projects by the second half of...

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In ASEAN, a highly potent cocktail blending the benefits of export-led economies and under-the-table government support throughout the bloc has bred a nebulous class of tycoons that prefer to enjoy their prosperity in secret.

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Cambodian export values increased more than 21 per cent in the first quarter 2013 compared to the same period last year, a report in...

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Carnival, the world's largest cruise group, said it wants to expand rapidly in Southeast Asia as it expects the regional market for leisure voyages...

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Romeo Montenegro of the Mindanao Development Authority spoke with Inside Investor about the huge potential the Philippines' southern region has.

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Economic growth in the Sultanate of Brunei slowed to an estimated one per cent in 2012, owing to weakness in production and exports of crude oil, which is way below all other ASEAN peers except Singapore.

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Brunei will launch a programme to improve financial literacy for people all over ASEAN, the Prime Minister’s Office announced at the 17th ASEAN Finance...

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Cambodia is planning to manufacture a domestic car brand after state-owned ACICA Automotive signed a $2 billion joint venture investment with UK-based BIW Automotive. The...

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Within the sometimes chaotic politics in ASEAN countries, there are patterns that good governance is emerging, with select members leading the bloc by example while others falter, writes Justin Calderon.