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Singapore has chosen to establish its first embassy in Latin America in Brasilia, the capital of Brazil. The new diplomatic focus comes weeks after...

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ASEAN nations in an initiative led by Thailand are aiming to intensify joint efforts in rice production to pave the way for more cooperation...

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Ten ASEAN nations and six regional partner countries have agreed to start talks on establishing a giant free trade area home to roughly half...

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The stock exchanges of ASEAN countries are attracting increasing attention from foreign investors with capital markets in the 10 member-bloc showing a strong momentum...

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The current low-interest environment in ASEAN spurs public and private sector spending in infrastructure, technology and skills and is boosting the capital markets in...

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Myanmar aims to overtake both Laos and Cambodia in average income per capita by 2014 or 2015, Radio Free Asia's news service reported on...

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The takeover of UK-based marketing agency Aegis by Japan's advertising giant Dentsu for $5 billion is creating Asia's largest advertising conglomerate. The deal will...

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At the US-ASEAN Business Forum held on July 13 in Siem Reap, Cambodia, home of the Angkor Wat temple, local businesses had to woo...

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Commercial Bank of Qatar is one of the largest financial institutions in the GCC and has established a reputation as a lead financier in Qatar and the entire region.

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Pace Development is one of Thailand’s leading luxury property developers. Their properties are in strong demand by domestic and foreign investors, with expected re-sale...

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KUALA LUMPUR: UAE's leading businesswomen were on Tuesday full of praise for their Malaysian counterparts and expressed great interest in exploring investment opportunities in...

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Public expenditure on education in the MENA region has 4.4% higher than the world average of 14.2%, and it doesn’t stop there. The region’s...

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In a mission to compete with the other regional hubs for a bigger share in the air travel market, the much awaited terminal building...

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Devland Holdings, an American consulting company, is suing Dubai World over fees owed for consulting, broking, and advising over issues pertaining to the sale...

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At this year’s Muslim World Biz and Jewel Of Muslim World Awards held in Kuala Lampur, Minister Tan Sri Nor Mohamed Yakcop suggested that...

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The Royal Bank of Scotland hopes to re-privatize after being taken over in 2009 by the British government, and both Qatar and Kuwait have...

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Smalls and medium-sized enterprises will have to focus on other things than innovation, like an outcome-based approach, to find success in the Malaysian economy. ...

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Centrica and Qatar signed a landmark deal that has the gulf nation delivering £2bn worth of LNG (liquefied natural gas) to the UK Company...