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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...
Thai economy heading towards recession

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Thailand's economy shrank more than expected in the first quarter of 2014 as exports remained weak and domestic activity was battered by months of...
Philippines to become ‘trillion-dollar economy’

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The Philippines is set to become a "trillion-dollar tiger economy" by 2030 with its capacity to post long-term economic growth, Rajiv Biswas, Asia-Pacific chief...
Malaysia’s first quarter GDP beats forecast

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Malaysia’s economy grew at the fastest pace in five quarters amid an export recovery, increasing scope for the central bank to raise interest rates...
Foreign investors criticise Indonesia’s new investment rules

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Indonesia's new foreign-investment rules, rather than attract new investors, could deter them from entering energy, agriculture, retail, storage and other sectors, business lobby groups...
Philippines wins another rating upgrade from S&P

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Rating agency Standard and Poor's (S&P) has again upgraded the Philippines' credit rating to two notches above junk status, as the debt watcher expects...
Indonesia 10th largest economy globally: World Bank

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Indonesia has the 10th largest economy in the world with the country contributing 2.3 per cent of global economic output; according to a recent...
Indonesia eases foreign investment rules

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Indonesia on May 2 eased its foreign investment regulations for several industries, including pharmaceuticals, power plants and advertising, amid signs of weakening investor appetite...
Philippines seen to grow fastest among ASEAN-5

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The Philippine economy will likely grow the fastest among the ASEAN-5 nations in 2014 and 2015, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a...
Vietnam’s public debt may rise to nearly 100% of GDP

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Experts once again warned about the financial security of Vietnam after the recent massive issuance of bonds. Speaking at the Spring Economic Forum which...
Moody’s presents grim outlook for Thailand

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Thailand's GDP growth rates will likely slow to less than 3 per cent on average for 2014 and 2015, well below the average of...
Myanmar trade deficit at record high

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Myanmar’s trade deficit has seen a new record high of $2.65 billion because of stronger imports in the recent fiscal year 2013-14, according to...
ADB warns Thailand to change politics, address debt

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suggested that once Thailand has a permanent government in place, it should drop its populist policies as a...
Philippines listed among 10 ‘hot’ emerging countries

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The Philippines is among 10 new emerging economies, according to French credit rating agency Compagnie Francaise d’Assurance pour le Commerce Exterieur (COFACE), citing the...
Laos exports up 6% in 2013

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Laos' exports reached $2.4 billion in 2013, up 6 per cent year-on-year with minerals accounting for the lion's share, media reports said on April...
Inequality in the Philippines still high, says ADB

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Inequality in the Philippines might have not changed rapidly in the last 20 years, but the gap between the rich and the poor in...
Ho Chi Minh City to spend $477b for development

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Ho Chi Minh City will spend 10,000 trillion dong ($477 billion) on a socio-economic development plan that will be executed over the next decade,...