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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.

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Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) together with the group’s six major trading partners - Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand...

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement shrouded in mystery behind the closed doors of US Congress, could serve as a catalyst for the development of Southeast Asian countries. But don't count on China.

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Representatives of the 10-nation ASEAN bloc at a meeting on January 20 in Laos' capital Vientiane have announced the possibility of creating a pan-ASEAN...

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Japan's newly elected prime minister Shinzo Abe has embarked on a visit to Southeast Asian nations on his first trip abroad after taking office...

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UK-based infrastructure firm Atkins is involved in the development linked to the World Cup 2022 to be hosted in Doha. Inside Investor met MD Rod Stewart.

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Little is known about the new ASEAN Secretary-General Le Luong Minh who took over his five-year term on January 1, 2013. Inside Investor sheds light on the career diplomat's biography and education.

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The Crowne Plaza Doha, one of the Qatari capital's most upscale business hotels, benefits from Qatar's economic boom. Inside Investor wanted to know more from Savino Leone, General Manager, Crowne Plaza Doha – The Business Park.

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The Russian republic of Tatarstan is looking at investment opportunities in Malaysia and a broader cooperation in the higher education sector, it emerged during...

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Cheap credit sloshing around Cambodia’s private sector could pose greater risks to development, the IMF has warned in their annual report on the country. Over...

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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...