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German car makers push Indonesia

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Volkswagen, Europe's largest car maker, will beef up its business in Indonesia with a new factory in West Java  ready to operate in mid-2013,...
Vice President: Indonesia will move on

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Indonesia is on a sustainable growth path despite some structural and policy-related domestic challenges, Dr. Boediono, Vice President of the Republic of Indonesia, said...
Total gets sour with Indonesia investment

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Shortly after oil giant Chevron has said it might reduce investments in Indonesia due to unfavourable investment conditions, French oil company Total has expressed...
Vietnam’s trade with UAE climbs 150 per cent

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According to official trade figures by the Vietnam government, trade between the UAE and Vietnam grew by more than 150 per cent during 2012...
IT Push

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Sarawak Information Systems, or SAINS, is overhauling the state's public finance processing. Inside Investor sat down with SAINS CEO Dato Teo Tien Hiong.
Investors drawn by Cambodia property

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With more than 2,000 new private residential units to go on sale in 2013 at reasonable prices, Cambodia is increasingly being watched  by foreign...
Fort Bonifacio: Manila’s alluring anomaly

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The youngest district in the vast patchwork of cities that make Metro Manila says the most about the developmental progress of the Philippine capital region today. Justin Calderon shares his first impressions.
Philippines, Thailand focus on Cambodia

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Cambodia’s booming construction sector has led to major ASEAN powers seeking greater business relations with the fledgling economy, namely the the Philippines and Thailand In...
Vietnam-Laos industrial zone lures $164m

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The Lao Bao special economic zone in the central Vietnamese province of Quang Tri, bordering southern Laos, has attracted 47 projects worth $164 million,...
Looking East: Petro dollars shower on Southeast Asia

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The prospects of energy investment from the Gulf in Southeast Asia are taken seriously. From Riyadh over Abu Dhabi to Doha, every major oil player seemingly wants to get involved in the region.
Vietnam starts clean-up of state firms

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Vietnam will soon unveil a plan to revamp 52 state-owned conglomerates by selling stakes or unprofitable assets of most of them in an attempt...
Cambodia’s textile sector shows strength

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The Cambodian garment industry is increasingly on the radar of investors as the country has introduced tax incentives and duty free access to the...
Iskandar Waterfront plans $300m IPO

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Johor-based master property developer Iskandar Waterfront is aiming to raise $300 million in an initial public offering (IPO) at the Bursa Malaysia in June 2013,...
Aquino touts Philippine economic growth

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Developmental progress in the Philippines has set new benchmarks, yet only represents the “tip of the iceberg,” President Benigno Aquino III said in his...
Thai firms eye investment in Cebu

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Thai companies are looking at investment opportunities on the Philippine island of Cebu, it emerged during a meeting between the Thai Trade Advisor Group...
Mindanao power problem close to solution

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The Manila Electric Company (Meralco), the largest power distributor in the Philippines, and Global Business Power Corp (GBPC), also a major provider, have announced...
Cambodia construction sector takes off

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The construction sector in Cambodia attracted investment projects of about $2.1 billion last year, a 72 per cent rise compared with 2011, according to...
Qatar’s QNB eyes Indonesia takeover

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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...