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Fiscal

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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...
Investor confidence in Malaysia falling

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Investors have begun to shy away from Malaysia as rising inflation and a broad retreat from developing countries hurts one of Asia’s most favoured...
Thai tourism expects huge losses

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The invoking of the emergency decree in Bangkok and vicinities on January 22 for 60 days could cost the tourism sector about 10 billion...
UN: Philippine GDP growth seen at 6.2% in 2014

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A new report by the United Nations, the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) report, expects the Philippine GDP growth to slow...
Indonesia aims at 15% more foreign investment

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Indonesia on January 21 set an ambitious target of attracting 15 per cent more foreign investment in 2014 than in 2013, a challenging goal...
Singaporeans could face higher wealth taxes

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Singapore could see higher taxes on cars, property and possibly personal income as the issue is on the agenda of February's budget meeting that...
Indonesia investment expected to slow in 2014

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Indonesia expects investment to slow in 2014, as companies may hold off during an election year, providing less stimulus to an economy grappling with...
Myanmar spent 29% of budget for the army

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Myanmar, in its 2012-13 fiscal year, has spent 29 per cent of its entire budget for the defense forces, while the education sector received...
Thailand’s default risk soars

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The risk of Thailand defaulting on its debt is the highest since August 2013 as anti-government protests prompt money managers to sell the country's...
Singapore home sales collapsed in December

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Private home sales in Singapore - one of the world's most expensive property markets - fell more than 80 per cent year-on-year in December...
Concern over strong Thai baht grows

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Thailand's currency, the baht, has risen to its highest level against the US dollar since being floated in July 1997, stirring market concerns over...
Indonesia to cut 3 zeros off the rupiah

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The Indonesian government has announced plans to redenominate its currency and to reduce the number of zeros on the rupiah by three beginning...