Politics

Politics

Government deals, personalities, bills, and news

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Indonesia has issued two bonds at a combined value of $3 billion at a record low yield for a 10-year $1.5 billion bond at...

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Overseas businesses making the shift to the “Land of Smiles” accounted for a combined investment of $125.9 million during the first quarter of 2013,...

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The 13th general election in Malaysia will be held on May 5, the Election Commission announced on April 10. Balloting will be preceded by...

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The Philippines is on the outlook for substantial investments into the country's natural gas sector, with the Department of Energy pursuing talks with natural...

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Investors, both foreign and domestic, can use a one-stop service center in Yangon as of April 10, according to the Myanmar Directorate of Investment...

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The Philippine tourism industry is to receive a multi-million dollar service-oriented jolt from the Canadian government, the first major foreign investment into the country...

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Global banking giant HSBC has been present in Qatar since 1954 and has set a significant foothold in commercial and private banking in Qatar. Inside Investor sat down with HSBC Qatar's CEO Abdul Hakeem Mostafawi to hear more.

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Fundamental technological shifts redefining business in the 21st century were the focus of the Ideas Economy: Innovation Forum 2013 held in Berkeley, California.

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Brunei has still to fully develop its Islamic finance sector. There are great opportunities for foreign Islamic banking institutions to forge ties with the Brunei government and its banking institutions in pushing the business.

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With Malaysia’s 13th general election in all-out campaign mode, Inside Investor takes a look at the economic manifestos of the competing parties and how this could impact Malaysia's further development.

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The Philippines is behind its ASEAN peers when it comes to food exports, the Philippine Food Processors and Exporters Organisation (Philfoodex) said in a...

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Facing a surge in visitor numbers, Thailand is now starting to promote investment into additional leisure activities that support conventional beach and entertainment holidays...

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A huge leisure resort currently being set up in Vietnam's southern beach town of Vung Tau has been granted a gambling license, the Vietnam...

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Brunei will launch a programme to improve financial literacy for people all over ASEAN, the Prime Minister’s Office announced at the 17th ASEAN Finance...

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The upper echelons of influence in Sarawak’s government, educational institutions and private sector all unanimously declare this is the greatest challenge to the state’s targeted developmental trajectory – human capital.

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Islamic Finance has developed into a $1 trillion global business with the dynamics to reach far more. The epicenters of this industry are in the Middle East and ASEAN, with sizeable cash flow between the two regions.

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In an effort to restore investor and business confidence in Sabah after the Royal Army of Sulu intrusion, Malaysia has set up the so-called...

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Thailand will go ahead with a cross-border project on the development of a new high speed train system linking with that of neighbouring Laos,...