Politics

Politics

Government deals, personalities, bills, and news

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The Philippine Stock Exchange expects 7 to 10 initial public offerings this year, its president Hans Sicat  said at a press conference at the...

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have finalised two investment deals worth $12.8 billion with Malaysia on March 12 on high-impact projects in Malaysia, while...

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With the economic boom being seen in the Philippines, nouveau wealth is appearing in the country, boosting the property market. Experts are at strife about the question whether a bubble is in formation.

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Mindanao has warmed up to the reality of having to pay market prices for energy in order to solve the rolling brownouts that plague...

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has outlined a three-pronged developmental approach to sustain the blindingly high economic momentum the country has achieved through heavy...

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The Philippine subsidiary of AirAsia, the region's largest low-cost airline, has signed a deal to buy 49 per cent of Manila-based Zest Airways and...

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UK-based investment firm CVC Capital Partners intends to sell a 40 per cent stake in Indonesia’s largest department store operator Matahari, according to a...

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The development of an industrial zone in Myanmar's southern town of Dawei has received new backing by master developer Italian-Thai Development (ITD), albeit at...

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Singapore has been ranked first and Thailand second in a newly released Expat Explorer survey by UK-based bank HSBC because of the growing interest of foreigners in the two countries' real estate market.

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The Philippines have been ranked low in the 2012-2013 Global Competitiveness Report of the World Economic Forum (WEF) that assesses the competitiveness landscape of...

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Members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) together with the group’s six major trading partners - Australia, China, India, Japan, New Zealand...

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Myanmar received $794 million in foreign investment over nine months of the 2012-2013 fiscal year, according to an announcement from the Myanmar Investment Commission...

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The Philippines is expected to be among the top performers in Southeast Asia for the years to come. Inside Investor talked to Cristino L. Panlilio, outgoing Philippines’ Department of Trade and Industry Undersecretary.

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The Trans-Pacific Partnership, an agreement shrouded in mystery behind the closed doors of US Congress, could serve as a catalyst for the development of Southeast Asian countries. But don't count on China.

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Brunei is showing interest in investing in the Philippines, namely in Iloilo, a province located in the Western Visayas region, it emerged after a...

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Indonesia is aiming to increase foreign direct investment by 23 per cent in 2013, after inflows already hit a record high in the previous...

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Qatar National Bank (QNB) is reportedly among at least three bidders for the Indonesian unit of Dutch Rabobank. The deal is expected to have...

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A much-anticipated initiation to bid on oil exploration licenses for 18 of Myanmar’s onshore oil blocks has been released, the country’s Ministry of Energy...