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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...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has cut its growth forecast for Southeast Asia this year, as the Thai coup, Indonesia's mineral export ban and...

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Thailand has been invited by China to become one of the founding fathers of the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), which is supported by...

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The Philippine government plans to raise as much as 135 billion pesos ($3.1) billion from the domestic debt market in the third quarter, up...

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The Philippines has added two new infrastructure ventures to a pipeline of projects it will offer to investors under a public-private partnership scheme, part...

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Now that it has been announced by the Thai army leadership that democratic elections will not take place for at least another 15 months,...

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Indonesia will begin construction next month of its long-delayed $1.6-billion Sarulla project, the world's biggest geothermal power plant, the country's chief economic minister said...

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Myanmar received $2.21 billion worth of foreign investments in the first four months of 2014, with transport and communication sector leading, media reported Thursday. The...

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US company EnerDel has reached a long-term agreement with Philippine GerWeiss Motors Corp. to supply lithium-ion battery packs for motorised three-wheeled vehicles on Boracay...

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has suggested that once Thailand has a permanent government in place, it should drop its populist policies as a...

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Key to the success of Asia's megacities will be smart urban water management, Lisa Hook, a senior program officer for The Asia Foundation’s Environment...

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Inequality in the Philippines might have not changed rapidly in the last 20 years, but the gap between the rich and the poor in...

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Japanese electronics maker Mitsubishi will invest $8 million in its first production plant in Laos, reports said on April 9. MMC Electronics Laos Co signed...