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Indonesia growth might fall back to 2009 levels

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Indonesia’s Finance Minister Chatib Basri said on February 23 that economic growth in the country may slow this year to the least since 2009...
Philippine jobless number crosses 12 million

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Despite GDP growth of 7.2 per cent in 2013, the number of unemployed Filipinos in the last quarter of 2013 swelled dramatically. The jobless...
Sinning in Singapore gets more expensive

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With Singapore's new budget 2014/15, the so-called "sin" taxes on tobacco, alcohol and gambling are going up in the city state, with alcohol taking...
Brunei’s crude oil exports slump 34% in November

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Brunei's crude oil exports fell 34 per cent in November 2013 year-on-year, according to latest statistics from the Department of Economic Planning and Development...
Bad debt in Vietnam seen at 15% of loans

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Rating agency Moody's in a new report on Vietnam said that the country's non-performing loan (NLP) ratio is much higher than the official figure...
Singapore’s 2013 growth revised to 4.1%

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Singapore's economy expanded by 4.1 per cent in 2013, an improvement on the 1.9 per cent the previous year, the government said on February...
Real estate sector to drive GCC markets in 2014

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The real estate sector would be the driving factor for the GCC markets in 2014 underpinned by banking and financial services, Kuwait Financial Center...
Malaysia’s GDP growth higher than expected in Q4

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Malaysia’s economy beat expectations and picked up speed in the last quarter of 2013, with strong exports expected to shield the Southeast Asian country...
Malaysia trade grows to $414 billion

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Despite a tough external environment, Malaysia's trade last year expanded by 4.6 per cent to 1.36 trillion ringgit, or $414 billion, from 1.309 trillion...
Thai credit rating under scrutiny by Fitch

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The February 2 election in Thailand has failed to ease political tension and if the five-month political stand-off worsens, it could raise the risk...
Indonesia’s exports surged in December 2013

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Indonesia posted its third straight monthly trade surplus in December 2013 and its biggest in two years, the country's statistics bureau said on February...
Philippine economy strongest since 1950s

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The Philippines in the last quarter of 2013 capped its strongest two years of growth since the 1950s, when the country enjoyed a post-war...
Investor confidence in Malaysia falling

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Investors have begun to shy away from Malaysia as rising inflation and a broad retreat from developing countries hurts one of Asia’s most favoured...
Thailand breaking up? Red Shirts want capital Chiang Mai

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The pro-government red shirt movement in Chiang Mai province said it has prepared a retreat for caretaker Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra should the Thai...
Myanmar eyes 9.1% growth next fiscal year

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Myanmar's President Thein Sein announced that the government aims to increase the country’s GDP by 9.1 per cent in the 2014-15 fiscal year (starting...
Investors shun Thailand, move on

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Three months of political turmoil in Thailand is starting to benefit neighbouring economies, as fund managers pull money from the kingdom, long-term investments are...
No-go areas in Bangkok announced

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Bangkok's police have announced the no-go areas in the city under the emergency decree on January 24, further stoking tensions between authorities and anti-government...
UN: Philippine GDP growth seen at 6.2% in 2014

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A new report by the United Nations, the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) report, expects the Philippine GDP growth to slow...