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Indonesia, Malaysia and Thailand are among the five most popular investment destinations for multinational companies in Asia, a new survey on investment trends shows....

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Gulf countries and ASEAN have extended a memorandum of understanding on an action plan that commits both regions to enhanced cooperation in trade and...

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Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh took over the office as ASEAN Secretary-General at a hand-over ceremony on January 7 at the ASEAN...

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US-based private equity firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co (KKR) sees economic growth and increased consumer spending in ASEAN as a good basis for...

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ASEAN high-growth countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines will underpin the world's economic growth in 2013, according to a report by...

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The banking system in Cambodia is expected to remain robust in 2013 despite the economic crisis in Europe and the economic slowdown in the...

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The rapidly developing Gulf nation of Qatar is inviting Malaysian investors, contractors and businessmen to invest in the country, Malaysia's Chief Secretary to the...

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The tiny nation of East Timor has reaffirmed that it is keen to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to accelerate its economic...

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Bilateral trade volume between Cambodia and Vietnam jumped to $3.3 billion in 2012, a 18 per cent rise from $2.8 billion in 2011, according...

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Despite having relatively small Christian population, Asian nations have come to represent the epitome of contemporary Christmas commercialism, offsetting lower spending in crisis-rocked Europe, writes Justin Calderon.

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India has emerged as the world’s largest rice exporter in 2012 beating its Asian counterpart Thailand with shipment of 9.75 million tonnes, according to...

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When looking for new success stories in today’s global business environment, it is hard not to notice the remarkable resilience that Southeast Asia, and especially the ten ASEAN nations, are currently showing.

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ASEAN countries, in particular Malaysia and Thailand, are rapidly developing projects in the green economy and alternative energy sector. 2012 saw Malaysia on the road...

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Bilateral trade between China and ASEAN stood at $360 billion in the first 11 months of 2012, according to data released by the China-ASEAN...

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Cambodia is projected to have the second fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia behind Laos over the next few years, the World Bank said in...

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Companies from Europe are keen to increase their investment activity in ASEAN countries over the coming years on the back of a positive economic...

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Japanese mall operator Aeon Co. has started construction on Cambodia's first high-end, foreign-financed shopping mall at a prime location in the capital Phnom Penh...

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Cambodia's total import and export volume was $12.31 billion in the first eleven months of 2012, up 17.5 per cent over the same period...