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Thailand’s GDP growth at 1.5%, central bank says

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Thailand’s gross domestic product GDP growth this year is expected to rise to 1.5 per cent, according to the Bank of Thailand (BOT) latest...
Myanmar’s economy expected to grow 8.5% this fiscal year

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Myanmar's economy should grow 8.5 per cent during the current fiscal year, higher than earlier forecast thanks mainly to rising gas production and investment,...
Thailand’s inflation hits 14-month high

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Thailand's consumer-price index continued an upward trend in May to reach its highest level in 14 months. Inflation rose 2.62 per cent in May,...
Indonesia manufacturing on record high

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Indonesian manufacturing activity surged to a record high in May, driven by unprecedented growth in new orders, an HSBC Markit purchasing managers' index (PMI)...
Thai junta’s biggest task: Reviving the economy

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Now that it has been announced by the Thai army leadership that democratic elections will not take place for at least another 15 months,...
Foreign investors pull out $2b from Thailand

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Thailand's May 22 military coup prompted global investors to pull about $2 billion from the nation’s stocks and bonds, sending the country's currency downwards. The...
Levi Strauss cuts orders from Cambodian suppliers

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Fashion brand Levi Strauss & Co. has slashed orders from Cambodian factories amid the political unrest in the country, after a nationwide strike by...
Morgan Stanley cuts Thai growth forecast to 0%

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Analysts of US bank Morgan Stanley chopped the 2014 economic forecast for Thailand from 3 per cent to zero per cent. The 2015 forecast...
Philippine first quarter growth slower than expected

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The Philippine economy grew by 5.7 per cent in the first quarter, much slower than market expectations, as it continued to feel the lingering...
Moody’s: Thailand coup makes economic woes worse

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The May 22 coup d'etat in Thailand will neither restore investor confidence nor help its economy to avoid a cut in its growth forecast...
New Indonesian economics minister: Country on track for AEC

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Indonesia's newly installed chief economics minister Chairul Tanjung made his first foreign appearance at the World Economic Forum on East Asia, promoting Indonesia and...
Indonesia eyes 7-8% growth from 2016

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Indonesia will continue to tread a cautious monetary path over the next two years to shore up the economy’s fundamentals, but could expect to emerge...
Thai economy under heavy pressure after coup

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Thailand's economy was already struggling before the country's military seized power in a bloodless coup on May 22, saying it needed to restore order...
Philippines drops in global competitiveness ranking

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The Philippines's competitiveness ranking fell four notches this year as the country still faces challenges in infrastructure, corruption and a high jobless rate, according to...
Thailand faces backlog of 200 foreign direct investment projects

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Thailand's political turmoil over the last six months has caused a backlog of roughly 200 foreign investment projects awaiting government approval. The value is...
Myanmar to face foreign investment competition from Cambodia, Laos

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Myanmar, Cambodia and Laos are the potential “hidden markets” of Southeast Asia for investment opportunities, a business study said, but they could end up...
Martial law in Thailand hurts currency, stocks, tourism

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Thailand's currency, the baht, and Thai shares fell on May 20 after the army imposed martial law in an attempt to restore stability. The...
Japan “gravely concerned” about developments in Thailand

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Thailand's biggest investor, Japan, expressed "grave concerns" after the Thai army imposed martial law on May 20. After several months of anti-government protests, generals...