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Fiscal

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Thailand's consumer-price index continued an upward trend in May to reach its highest level in 14 months. Inflation rose 2.62 per cent in May,...

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Thailand's ruling junta has announced a series of measures aimed at averting an economic crisis, two weeks after the generals took power in a...

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Lurking beneath Malaysia's solid investment-grade sovereign rating is a risk posed by a $14 billion investment fund that is not even generating enough cash...

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Now that it has been announced by the Thai army leadership that democratic elections will not take place for at least another 15 months,...

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Thailand's May 22 military coup prompted global investors to pull about $2 billion from the nation’s stocks and bonds, sending the country's currency downwards. The...

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Analysts of US bank Morgan Stanley chopped the 2014 economic forecast for Thailand from 3 per cent to zero per cent. The 2015 forecast...

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The May 22 coup d'etat in Thailand will neither restore investor confidence nor help its economy to avoid a cut in its growth forecast...

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The army-led National Council for Peace and Order (NCPO) in Thailand has instructed the Finance Ministry and Bank for Agriculture and Agricultural Cooperatives to...

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Indonesia will continue to tread a cautious monetary path over the next two years to shore up the economy’s fundamentals, but could expect to emerge...

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The Philippines's competitiveness ranking fell four notches this year as the country still faces challenges in infrastructure, corruption and a high jobless rate, according to...

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Thailand's biggest investor, Japan, expressed "grave concerns" after the Thai army imposed martial law on May 20. After several months of anti-government protests, generals...

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Malaysia’s economy grew at the fastest pace in five quarters amid an export recovery, increasing scope for the central bank to raise interest rates...

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Myanmar’s defense budget proposal is the highest in ASEAN, says American economist Bard Robertson, who spoke at the 2014-2015 post-budget consultation held by Action...

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Rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has again upgraded the Philippines' credit rating to two notches above junk status, as the debt watcher expects...

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Troubled Malaysia Airlines (MAS) will not be given any more financial support by the government, said the country's Tourism and Culture Minister Datuk Seri...

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The Philippine central bank is firming up steps to avert a property bubble, including requiring banks to undergo a stress test, Deputy Governor Nestor...

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Switzerland and Singapore have both agreed to share data and tax information under a groundbreaking new treaty signed by some 47 nations worldwide. "It's clearly...

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Singapore has concluded discussions on a tax information sharing agreement with the US that aims to prevent tax evasion by US citizens, permanent residents...