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Indonesia seals $10b currency swap with South Korea

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Indonesia and South Korea on October 12 agreed to enter a bilateral, three-year currency swap deal worth up to $10 billion, which could help...
Indonesia, South Korea to complete trade talks

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South Korea and Indonesia on October 12 agreed to complete negotiations on an economic pact that includes free trade provisions by the end of...
India, Indonesia to team up for food security

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Eager to add “further depth and content” to the strategic partnership established in 2005, India and Indonesia on October 11 decided to join hands...
India overtakes Thailand to be Singapore’s top rice supplier

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India has overtaken Thailand as the biggest rice supplier to Singapore - the first time this is believed to have happened. Thailand has been the...
Deadly fire in Bangladesh garment factory (video)video

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At least nine people have been killed in a fire at a garment factory in the Bangladeshi town of Gazipur, 40 kilometers north of the...
South Korean investors flock to Vietnam

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South Korean firms have become important investors in Vietnam, new data from the country's investment board shows. Samsung Electronics is currently building up Vietnam as...
Condom factory open for tourists in Taiwan (video)video

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Taiwan's biggest condom manufacturer, Taiwan Fuji Latex, recently opened a "model condom factory" for tourists in a bid to educate the public on condom...
Tata-Singapore Airlines deal causes stir in India

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The recent deal between Singapore Airlines and industrial conglomerate Tata Group to set up a new airline with base in New Delhi has raised...
South Korean firm invests $1.5b in northern Vietnam

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South Korea’s LG Electronics has been granted a licence to invest $1.5 billion into a new manufacturing complex in Dinh Vu–Cat Hai Economic Zone...
South Korea builds 500 MW power plant in Myanmar

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Myanmar has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korea to build a 500-megawatt power plant which will use natural gas and garbage to...
India’s weak rupee challenge for Philippine BPOs

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The drastic fall of the Indian rupee is a problem for India's fiscal balance, but some are happy about it, among them India's Business...
New fashion trend for Asia’s women: Refrigerator pants

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A new fashion trend originating from South Korea could become the thing all over Southeast Asia: Refrigerator pants. Made from cooling polyester fabrics, these pants...

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North Korea's official state news agency KCNA on August 10 reported that the country has produced its first indigenous smart phone, the AS1201 Arirang,...
Indonesia and India named world’s biggest shark killers

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In July, a European Union-sponsored study found that Indonesia and India kill the most sharks of all countries. The purpose of the study was...
South Korean consortium firm to build new Myanmar airport

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The Myanmar government has chosen Incheon International Airport Corp. as the preferred bidder for Myanmar’s new $1.1 billion Hanthawaddy International Airport, which is to...
Tigerair could tie up with Indian Spicejet

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Indian discount carrier Spicejet is reportedly in talks with Singapore budget airline Tigerair for a possible deal that would include Tigerair investing as a...
Brunei and Taiwan forging closer ties

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Brunei Economic Development Board (BEDB) last week met with the Taiwan Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) in Taiwan and agreed to strengthen bilateral trade...
India to borrow Vietnam $100m for military equipment

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India has offered a $ 100-million credit line to Vietnam to purchase military equipment, The Hindu newspaper reported on July 28. Vietnam will use...