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South Korea’s Kakao eyes Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia for expansion

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Kakao Corp., the home of South Korea's biggest messaging application, plans to expand in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia as it seeks to close...
Japanese food firms to invest up to $1b in Indonesia

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Some 20 Japanese food and beverage companies plan to invest a combined total of between $400 million and $1 billion in Indonesia, an Indonesian...
Japanese convenience store eyes expansion to Philippines

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Japanese convenience store giant Lawson Inc. has set its sights on the Philippines, a move that would further heat up the retail scene in...
Daihatsu to build new factory in Malaysia

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Japan's Daihatsu Motor Co said on May 28 it would spend about $185 million to build a new engine production factory in Malaysia. The plant...
China questions Vietnam’s commitment to foreign investors

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Anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam last week have raised doubts about its commitment to foreign investment, the state-run China Daily newspaper wrote on May 19,...
Movie about missing flight MH370 to be released in August (see trailer)video

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A film about missing Flight MH370 is among the more unusual projects being pitched at this year's Cannes Film Festival, held from May 14...
Gree Ventures raises Asia start-up fund worth $50m

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Tokyo-based venture capital firm Gree Ventures announced that is has collected cash for its second start-up fund of around 5 billion yen (some $50...
Middle East a hotbed for Indian start-ups

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Indian start-ups are eager to sell technology-enabled services and products in global markets are finding customers in the Middle East, the Economic Times reported....
Jetro opens office in Laos to promote investment from Japan

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The Japan External Trade Organisation, or Jetro, on April 28 held an opening ceremony for its Laos office in the country's capital Vientiane. The new...
‘Smart Technology 2.0’ will change business and industries: LG

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Smart technology will increasingly transform our lives and will continue to do so as it is joined with other industries. This was the key...
Indian IT firm plans new BPO centers in the Philippines

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Tech Mahindra, an information technology-business process outsourcing company based in India is expanding its footprint in the Philippines on the back of bright prospects...
Smart water management needed for Asian cities

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Key to the success of Asia's megacities will be smart urban water management, Lisa Hook, a senior program officer for The Asia Foundation’s Environment...
MH370 crisis: 30% of Chinese tourists cancel bookings to Malaysia

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Close to 30 per cent of Chinese tourists have cancelled their bookings to visit Malaysia this year since the disappearance of Malaysia Airlines flight...
India loses 70% of voice and call center business to Philippines

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Struggling to diversify the delivery footprint to take advantage of low-cost centers, India’s Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) industry is currently losing 70 per cent...
Philippines awards Cebu airport deal to Indian group

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India's GMR Infrastructure Ltd and its Philippine consortium partner Megawide Construction Corp have been awarded a 25-year concession contract for the development of the...
Tata Motors enters Philippine market

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Indian car maker Tata Motors is foraying into the Philippines market with the export of passenger and commercial vehicles, including Manza sedan and Xenon...
Gulf Finance House enters Indian real estate market

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Gulf Finance House (GFH), the Bahrain-based Islamic investment bank, has announced the signing of two development agreements for real estate development in India. The...
Bahrain Bay project gets investment boost

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Indian real estate firm Ajmera Mayfair Realty Group has confirmed its interest to increase current investment in Bahrain Bay Development from $30 million to...