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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III is scheduled to make an historic visit to Myanmar on June 7, where a high-level delegation including senior executives...

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Myanmar's opposition leader and democracy icon Aung San Suu Kyi made it for the first time clear that she wants to run for the...

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Myanmar entered the world stage on June 5 by hosting the first ever event in the country for the World Economic Forum (WEF), the...

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Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Thailand on May 30 from Japan to conduct a two-day visit in the Southeast Asian nation where...

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Pledges for foreign direct investment (FDI) in Vietnam for the January-May 2013 period rose 8.9 per cent from a year earlier to $8.52 billion,...

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The recent visit of Brunei's leader to Japan has been an important step to intensify and promote bilateral economic ties as Japan has entered a new era of consolidating and restructuring its economy.

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US President Barack Obama used the word Myanmar when meeting with the country’s president, Thein Sein, during his historic visit to Washington, signalling that the nation had finally crossed the diplomatic Rubicon.

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Japan's premier Shinzo Abe arrived in Myanmar on May 24 on a first visit by a Japanese leader since 36 years, closely following Myanmar...

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Tokyo's mayor Naoki Inose has proposed Japan's standard time (JST) should be pushed ahead two hours to allow the Tokyo stock market...

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The strengthening of the Philippine peso against the US dollar, in tandem with higher inflation, will be among the factors that could cause the...

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Khazanah Nasional Berhad, the investment arm of the Malaysian government, together with Astro Overseas, a company of Malaysia's pay-TV group Astro, has set up...

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Singapore posted a surprise upswing in the first quarter of 2013 with the government saying GDP expanded by 1.8 per cent, an improvement from...

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Thailand's cabinet has approved the investment plan for the Dawei deep seaport development project in Myanmar, according to a report by state-owned Thai News...

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In order to meet Cambodia’s starving need for infrastructure born out of high-octane economic growth, the government is now aggressively developing the foundation of...

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Bilateral relations between Oman and Singapore are moving forward after the signing of two new agreements under the Oman-Singapore Enhanced Partnership, which aims to...

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Over the next 20 years, Myanmar’s infrastructure needs add up to between $100 billion and $150 billion, with another $40 billion to $60 billion...

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The Singapore government's investment arm Temasek Holding for $500 million has bought a 10 per cent stake in UK-based financial information services company Markit...

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Myanmar President Thein Sein has ended his  landmark visit to Washington D.C. on May 21 by securing a trade agreement with the Obama administration...