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Bad debt in Vietnam seen at 15% of loans

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Rating agency Moody's in a new report on Vietnam said that the country's non-performing loan (NLP) ratio is much higher than the official figure...
Singapore’s 2013 growth revised to 4.1%

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Singapore's economy expanded by 4.1 per cent in 2013, an improvement on the 1.9 per cent the previous year, the government said on February...
Survey: Malaysia threatened by financial instability

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The Malaysian Association of Chartered Certified Accountants (ACCA) and the Institute of Management Accountants (IMA) in their quarterly member survey said that dark clouds...
Indonesia taps into Hajj fund to raise cash

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The cash-strapped Indonesian government is using liquidity from its Hajj pilgrimage fund to buy domestic Islamic bonds, or sukuks, in a move to reduce...
Malaysia limits bulk sales of property to 4 units

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The Malaysian government has implemented a measure to control bulk sales of property to try and curb the proliferation of “property clubs” that have...
Myanmar introduces international gold standard

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Myanmar announced February 12 that for the first time it will use international measurement standards to issue gold bars. Myanmar officials say the change...
Yingluck promises rice payments ‘next week’

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Long-overdue government subsidy payments to farmers under the rice-pledging scheme will begin next week, Thaialnd's caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra said on February 13,...
Malaysia’s GDP growth higher than expected in Q4

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Malaysia’s economy beat expectations and picked up speed in the last quarter of 2013, with strong exports expected to shield the Southeast Asian country...
Indonesia says fight against corruption gains ground

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Indonesian officials say their country has made significant progress in cracking down on corruption over the past three years. Officials on February 10 announced...

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Hong Kong's property prices are expected to drop, reports China's state newswire Xinhua, saying that prices have been affected by the US Federal Reserve's...

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The property market in Switzerland, one of the most expensive globally and heavily sought-after by foreign buyers, is at rising risk of overheating, according...
Singapore: Luxury car sales drop 90%

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Sales of high-end luxury cars in Singapore have dropped by up to 90 per cent depending on the brand, after measures to cool the...

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Singapore-based online property portal PropertyGuru said in its recently launched PropertyGuru Market Outlook 2014 eBook that price drops of 6-8 per cent in private...
Thai credit rating under scrutiny by Fitch

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The February 2 election in Thailand has failed to ease political tension and if the five-month political stand-off worsens, it could raise the risk...
Illicit money flows cost Philippines dearly

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A study by US-based anti-graft watchdog Global Financial Integrity (GFI) said a record high of $25.8 billion came into the Philippines illegally in 2011,...
Indonesia’s exports surged in December 2013

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Indonesia posted its third straight monthly trade surplus in December 2013 and its biggest in two years, the country's statistics bureau said on February...
Laos to revamp zero-import duty policy

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The Lao government plans to tighten measures on items subject to zero duty brought into the country by investors and development firms, the Vientiane...
Thai government defaults on paying off rice farmers

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The caretaker government in Thailand is unable to pay off rice farmers as promised by the end of January because it was unable to...