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A $700-million urban development project saw its groundbreaking ceremony in Yangon downtown on February 17: The "Yoma Central" complex, the country's largest real estate...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has offered Cambodia development loans of more than $1 billion in the coming four years as the Manila-based financial...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) in an update of its Asian Development Outlook 2016 revised down its forecast for Indonesia’s economic growth this year...

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There could be no better proof that the Philippines has emerged as one of the most popular investment destinations in Southeast Asia than the...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) forecasts healthy GDP growth for Vietnam this year, although challenges persist. The country is projected to sustain 6.7 per...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its economic report on Thailand released on March 28 recommends that the country's government raises value-added tax (VAT)...

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Scheduled passenger train services between Phnom Penh and Sihanoukville will resume on April 9 after having been suspended for 14 years, according to a...

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The Philippines in a last-minute decision is officially joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) before the deadline by the end of this...

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Myanmar is drafting its second five-year plan (2016-17 to 2020-2021) aiming to boost economic growth by encouraging investment in the public and private sectors...

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Leaders of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, on November 22 declared the establishment of the long-planned regional economic bloc, the ASEAN...

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The Asian Development Bank is supporting countries across Asia-Pacific in reforming and updating their healthcare systems, which requires proper management and funding. ADB health expert Dr Susann Roth goes...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on July 16 cut its economic-growth forecast for developing Asia amid slower-than-expected growth in the US and China. The...

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The general strength of the US dollar and poorly managed currency control by the Myanmar central bank has led to another plunge of the...

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China pushed ahead with the creation of its proposed $50-billion Asia regional bank by signing a memorandum on October 24 with 21 countries, which...

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Myanmar is making efforts to meet electricity demand in the country and has unveiled an energy bill aimed at curbing extraction and sale of...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cast fresh doubt over the region’s ability to meet the ASEAN Economic Community’s (AEC) self-imposed 2015 deadline, the...

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Myanmar’s economic growth rate could rise to 9-10 per cent if the country invests more in human capital and infrastructure, and this could push...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved funding worth $217 million for a 290-megawatt hydropower project in Laos The bulk of the electricity generated by...