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With no previous investment cycle to speak of, the Philippines’ first boom is being portended by increased interest in the country’s public-private-partnership (PPP) programme,...

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Taiwan ranked as the fourth-largest foreign investor in Malaysia as of the end of 2012, behind Japan, the US and Singapore, the country's Department...

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Myanmar is a country in a state of transition, with one foot through the door of political and economical liberalisation and the other stuck in civil unrest or various conflicts, Justin Calderon finds.

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Australian investment into Thailand stands at paltry figures compared to neighbouring ASEAN-member nations, prompting a recent visit from Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) to...

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The World Bank on April 15 scaled back slightly its 2013 growth forecasts for emerging East Asia and warned about possible over-heating in the...

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Philippine Chamber of Commerce and Industry (PCCI) criticised that the country might not be sufficiently prepared for the upcoming single market of the ASEAN...

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Vietnamese companies are increasingly investing overseas, especially in Laos, Cambodia, Myanmar and Russia, with their investment reaching $2.65 billion in the first quarter of...

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Thailand, the largest food producer in Southeast Asia, and the Sultanate of Brunei will team up to enter an agricultural  cooperation with a focus...

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The South American nation of Chile, one of the strongest economies on the continent, is hoping for more Malaysian investments into the country, according...
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Laos' GDP is expected to grow 7.7 per cent in 2013 as resource based industries, manufacturing and services continue to generate solid growth, according...

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Shinto-dominated Japan has discovered the halal market and wants to tap the global trade of halal food and products through the Japan Halal Association,...

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Investors from Malaysia have poured no less than $3.8 billion into the UK property market since 2010, new data from global real estate form...

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The Philippine government with the new investment rating now has drawn the spotlight on itself and has to perform under pressure, while the world watches just how President Aquino steers this monumental opportunity.

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Engendering inclusive growth through job creation remains the largest barrier to sustaining the Philippines' economic success, a new report released by the Asian Development...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecast Thailand's 2013 economic growth would be 4.9 per cent, with the private sector remaining the main driver. The...

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Indonesia has issued two bonds at a combined value of $3 billion at a record low yield for a 10-year $1.5 billion bond at...

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Overseas businesses making the shift to the “Land of Smiles” accounted for a combined investment of $125.9 million during the first quarter of 2013,...

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The 13th general election in Malaysia will be held on May 5, the Election Commission announced on April 10. Balloting will be preceded by...