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Philippine GDP growth expected to slow down

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The pace of economic expansion in the Philippines would further ease over the coming two years after peaking at a whopping seven per cent...
Skills upgrade for 13 million Thai workers needed: Expert

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Around 13 million people, or more than a third of Thailand’s 38-million-strong labour force, need skill upgrades, economic expert Kiatanantha Lounkaew, lecturer at the...
Indonesia hits $1-trillion GDP benchmark

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Indonesia, Southeast Asia’s largest economy, for the first time crossed the $1-trillion mark in its GDP revenues, reaching an estimated $1.004 trillion as per...
Singapore’s economy picks up steam

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Singapore's gross domestic product expanded 3.5 per cent in 2017, backed by "the global economic upswing" and improved productivity, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong...
Vietnam seeks to “upgrade” tourism sector

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Vietnam wants to make tourism a key economic sector of its economy by 2020 in order to create a driving force for the development...
Thailand: Evermore tourists come a-flocking

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Thailand welcomed over 28.8 million international visitors from January to October 2017, the country’s Department of Tourism (DoT) announced. The number accounts for an...
Investment climate in Myanmar worsens over uncertainty, delayed reforms

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Myanmar, just until recently dubbed the new frontier for investments into nearly everything – infrastructure, consumer products, telecom, housing and tourism – has turned...
Singapore set to hike taxes

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Singapore will be raising its taxes as money demand from the government grows for spending on infrastructure and social services such as healthcare, said...
Philippines retains rank among world’s fastest growing economies

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The Philippine economy grew 6.9 per cent in the third quarter, exceeding all analyst estimates and cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding...
FDI into ASEAN down 20%, Indonesia, Thailand drop the most

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) flows into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) fell by 20 per cent to $96.7 billion in 2016, the...
ASEAN to start talks about admitting East Timor

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The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) will convene a meeting of senior officials next month to discuss admitting East Timor as a member. The...
Thailand, Indonesia surge in Ease of Doing Business ranking

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Among ASEAN nations, Thailand and Indonesia were the ones that jumped the most in the new Ease of Doing Business 2018 ranking by the...
Vietnam GDP growth highest in seven years

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Vietnam’s economic growth in the third quarter was the highest in seven years, though overall inflation also started inching up in August and continued...
Indonesia plans ten tourism hot spots to replicate Bali’s success

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has developed a “Ten New Balis” tourism growth strategy, a plan that aims at replicating the economic effects of tourism...
Finally, Overseas Filipinos get their own bank

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A new bank created by orders of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is about to handle financial affairs of approximately ten million Overseas Filipino Workers...
Malaysia to build Southeast Asia’s largest conference venue

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The Malaysia government said it will create the largest venue for meetings, incentives, conferences and exhibitions (MICE) in Southeast Asia in a drive to...
Thailand’s exports surge despite strong baht

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Despite a considerably strong domestic currency, Thailand’s exports in August grew at their fastest pace since January 2013, far better than expected as demand...
Moody’s gloomy about Philippine growth if current problems persists

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U.S. rating agency Moody's, which gave its first investment grade rating to the Philippines back in 2013, has warned that President Rodrigo Duterte’s deadly...