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ASEM Summit

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The two-day 9th Asia-Europe (ASEM) Summit held at the National Convention Centre in Vientiane, Laos on November 5 and 6 saw heads of state...
China Flags

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China’s manufacturing dominance is becoming increasingly undermined by the rising fortunes of its smaller ASEAN-member neighbours. But not only manufacturing, also investments are moving south.
ASEM9

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Heads of states, diplomats, business people and media are gathering in Laos' capital Vientiane on November 5 to 6 at the 9th Asia-Europe Summit...
Myanmar ATM

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The world's largest credit card company, Visa Inc, has signed agreements with three private banks in Myanmar – Kanbawza, CB and Myanmar Oriental –...
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With the former unique "country brand" of the United States and  Europe's iconic country brands such as France, Italy and Spain beginning to lose...
Hiền Lương River At Sunset

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Vietnam’s government has set out a green initiative in an effort to help cut greenhouse gas emissions. The green growth strategy, announced by the...
President Aquino

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There is a lot of talk about the Philippines becoming the next success story for business and investment in Southeast Asia, based on assumptions the country might have overcome its damaged economic culture.
RVW Thai Wind

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The largest wind farm in Southeast Asia will start operation next month in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima province, with a generation capacity of 103.5 megawatts...
Jakarta City

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Foreign direct investment into Indonesia reached a record $5.9 billion in the third quarter of 2012, a rise of 22 per cent compared to...
Money Rain Big

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US-based private equity company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co said it will invest more than $1 billion in the Southeast Asian region over the...
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The Philippines is continuing apace with its efforts to integrate with the other 10-member nations of ASEAN in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by...
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The Philippines is pushing ahead collaboration with ASEAN member states and the US to share its know-how on biotechnology in farming and developing genetically...
Skyscraper

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For the seventh year running, Singapore has been ranked the easiest place to do business in the world, according to the Doing Business 2013...
Kuching

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Malaysia's biggest state, Sarawak, is targeting foreign direct investments of $3 billion, Chief Minister Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib bin Mahmud told Dubai-based Gulf...
Acer Aspire S7 415x215

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Acer has set up a 50 million baht  ($1.6 million) maintenance and service facility in Thailand to prepare for the advent of the ASEAN...
P1 Astro

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Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, the country’s biggest pay-TV firm, opened 1 per cent higher in its trading debut on Friday, October 19. The stock was...
Workers

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There are an estimated 200,000 Filipinos working in Qatar, or roughly 10 per cent of the population. Filipinos commonly find jobs as construction workers, domestic helpers or in the hospitality and tourism industry.
Kuwait Towers Sunset

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Asian nations led by Thailand opened their first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) on October 16 in Kuwait, aimed at promoting cooperation...