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ADB: ASEAN economic integration by 2015 ‘unlikely’

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) said in a new study released on October 24 that ASEAN is "unlikely to meet its targeted economic integration...
Asian Development Bank concerned about TPP

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The Asian Development Bank on October 24 expressed concern over the "ambitious and wide-ranging" agenda of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), a proposed regional free...
Investment giant Blackstone opens office in Singapore

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US-based Blackstone Group, the world’s biggest manager of alternative assets, will seek more investments in Southeast Asia following the opening of an office in...
Malaysia puts nuclear power plans on hold

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The Malaysian government will shelve plans to build nuclear power plants despite rising energy needs driven by economic and population growth, the Wall Street...
Vietnam presses ahead with nuclear power plans

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Vietnam is pressing ahead with Southeast Asia's most ambitious civilian nuclear energy programme. Foreign companies and governments are competing to get a toehold in...
ADB gets involved in Cambodia’s post-election impasse

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Cambodia's opposition leader Sam Rainsy has asked the Asian Development Bank (ADB) to suspend funding to Cambodia, whose government he says was not formed...
ADB maintains 5.2% GDP forecast for Vietnam in 2013

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has maintained its 5.2 per cent GDP growth forecast for Vietnam in 2013 and said gradual progress in settling...
ADB releases inflation forecast – Vietnam worst

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) on October 2 released an update to its 2013 outlook for developing Asia, spanning 45 countries in Asia and...
ADB cuts growth forecast for developing Asia

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) cut its economic growth forecast for developing Asia on October 1, citing weakness in region's two largest economies China...
Does Myanmar’s ex-junta hold $11b in Singapore?

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A report by the Banking Information Center (BIC), a Washington-based non-profit organisation that monitors international financial institutions, Myanmar's government was holding "up to $11...
Myanmar to pass new company law

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Myanmar plans to pass a new company act by the end of 2014 that aims to "improve transparency and update rules governing the operations...
ADB lends Cambodia $70m for reforms

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Asian Development Bank (ADB) on August 26 signed loan agreements worth $70 million with Cambodia to expand the country’s rice sector and promote reforms...
Go Philippines, but do your homework first

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Times are changing. The Philippines, which probably has been seen as not more than a constant source of foreign workers, maids and nurses for...
New road to riches for Vietnam exports

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A second arterial highway linking Vietnam’s commercial capital Ho Chi Minh City with the Mekong Delta and southern coastal regions will be built with...
Intervie – Thinking ASEAN in business

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Grooming executives: Asian Institute of Management
Electric vehicles become popular in the Philippines

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The Philippines is leading the way on use of electric vehicles, and is positioned to become a huge market for that industry. Last year, the...
Laos’ strong growth expected to continue

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Laos' impressive economic growth is set to continue booming for the next few years, according to a report released last month by the National...
Heavy losses for Hun Sen in Cambodia election

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The Cambodia elections held on July 28 brought massive gains for the opposition party, early results show. While Prime Minister Huns Sen's Cambodian People’s...