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Brunei Opens Largest Rice Farm To Boost Food Self-sufficiency

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Brunei’s largest commercial rice farm has begun operations in Kandol in the western district of Belait, with...
Brunei’s “agripreneurs” Boost Agricultural Output By 13%

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Brunei’s gross agriculture output has increased by $56.65 million to $436.30 million, or around 13 per cent,...
Adb Says Myanmar’s Economy Gets Back On Track

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The legendary empty 20-lane-highway in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s economic growth, which has been...
Malaysia To Unveil Home-made Flying Car

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Malaysia plans to unveil its first flying car prototype to the public this year, Minister of Entrepreneur Development Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof said on...
Indonesia Beefs Up To Become Southeast Asia’s Digital Hub

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Indonesia has set itself the goal to become nothing less than a regional digital hub in Southeast Asia as early as next year. To...
Laos Lays Out Economic Growth Path

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The Laos government has unveiled a new national development vision, which it plans to facilitate from 2021 to 2025. The plan entails the transformation of...
Eu Reinstates Import Duties On Rice From Cambodia And Myanmar

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The European Commission has reinstated duties on rice from Cambodia and Myanmar for three years after determining that imports were causing economic damage to...
Jobless rate in Brunei jumped to 9.3%

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Brunei’s unemployment rate rose to 9.3 per cent in 2017 from 6.9 per cent in 2014, latest available data from the Department of Statistics...
Vietnam records highest economic growth in a decade

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Vietnam’s economy grew by 7.08 per cent in 2018, the fastest rate in the past eleven years and beating the target of 6.7 per...
Cambodia’s economic growth to reach 7.3% this year

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Cambodia’s economy is expected to grow by 7.3 per cent this year, spurred by the robust performance of garment exports, tourism and construction, deputy...
Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased 350% in past three quarters

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Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) volume increased to 49 billion ringgit ($11.72 billion) for the first nine months of this year compared with the...
Indonesia presents new economic stimulus package

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Indonesia on November 16 announced a new economic stimulus package to support the rupiah and spur growth in the lead-up to the upcoming presidential...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
Thailand seeks to develop secondary tourism destinations

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Thailand’s government in its effort to broaden the variety of touristic destinations in the country has set its sight on less-known regions that, nevertheless,...
Durian crisis in Malaysia: Prices for the fruit fall as low as to RM1

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Durian prices have dropped dramatically in Malaysia due to an oversupply caused by hot weather, vendors say. Reports came in from markets in Kedah...
Investors, businesses losing confidence in Myanmar’s economy

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Impatient with the sluggishness of the economy, local and foreign investors are losing confidence in the Myanmar government’s economic policies, according to a June...
Vietnam posts strong GDP growth, boosts investment abroad

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Vietnam's economy continues to show strength with an impressive 7.08 per cent growth in the first half of 2018, the highest rate since 2011....
Thailand’s growth forecast hiked to 4.5%, but substantial challenges remain

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Thailand’ finance ministry raised this year’s GDP growth forecast for the country to 4.5 per cent from an earlier 4.2 per cent on the...