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Moody’s presents grim outlook for Thailand

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Thailand's GDP growth rates will likely slow to less than 3 per cent on average for 2014 and 2015, well below the average of...
S&P: Philippine banks ‘not prepared’ for AEC

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US rating agency Standard & Poor’s said it believed that banks in the Philippines were not yet prepared for the tougher competition that would...
Myanmar trade deficit at record high

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Myanmar’s trade deficit has seen a new record high of $2.65 billion because of stronger imports in the recent fiscal year 2013-14, according to...
ADB warns Thailand to change politics, address debt

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suggested that once Thailand has a permanent government in place, it should drop its populist policies as a...
Philippines listed among 10 ‘hot’ emerging countries

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The Philippines is among 10 new emerging economies, according to French credit rating agency Compagnie Francaise d’Assurance pour le Commerce Exterieur (COFACE), citing the...
Singapore maintains tight monetary policy

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Singapore's central bank stuck to its tight monetary policy stance on April 14 despite weaker growth in the first quarter, saying core inflation will...
Myanmar warned of rising debt and inflation

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Economists forecast that Myanmar will face possible long term debts along with high inflation in the next three years due to an annual budget...
Brunei budget focuses on business environment

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Brunei’s 2014/15 budget which came into effect on April 1 has a strong business focus, seeking to promote investment, stimulate and support private sector...
Thailand could face recession in first half of 2014

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Thailand's first-half economic growth in 2014 may stagnate or decline from last year's fourth quarter on the slowdown in domestic economic activity, says a...
Malaysian economy to grow 5.1% in 2014

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Despite the ongoing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 tragedy that will likely impact tourism receipts for the country, Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand by...
Foreign investment creates 150,000 jobs in Myanmar

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Foreign investment in Myanmar has created more than 150,000 job opportunities for citizens, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). The MIC grants permissions for...
New Vietnam Bitcoin company declared illegal

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Vietnam's Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has warned the first online Vietnam Bitcoin Trading Centre (VBTC) is illegal and all of its trading...
Laos: High inflation deters foreign investors

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Rising inflation in Laos is undermining the country's attraction as a low-cost manufacturing base, a report said on March 20 , although investment figures...
Myanmar’s jade export earnings surge

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Export earnings for jade during Myanmar's nine-month financial period from April to December 2013 reached $920 million, according to the Ministry of National Planning...
Philippines may miss 2014 growth targets

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Despite the continued positive outlook by international rating agencies on the Philippine economy in 2014, two important developments, if left unchecked, could change their...
Singapore fears money laundering through Bitcoin

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The Singapore government has said it plans to regulate virtual-currency intermediaries including operators of Bitcoin exchanges and vending machines to address potential money-laundering and...
Philippines await new credit rating upgrade

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The Philippines may get a further credit rating upgrade as early as 2014 on the back of the economy’s rosy prospects, Bangko Sentral ng...
Global markets wait for cheap Thai rice

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Rice traders on the world market have temporarily paused dealing to wait for the Thai government to sell its stockpile cheap to repay a...