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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...
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...