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Laos to sell first international bond

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In a bid to tap international capital markets, the communist nation of Laos will sell its first foreign bond to raise around $50 million. The...
Myanmar cuts power for industrial zones

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Suffering from sever power undersupply, Myanmar has been forced to start cutting power to the country's industrial zones by 7 hours per day effective...
Myanmar drafts 30-year development plan

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The Myanmar government is currently setting up the National Development Plan, which covers the country's economic and social development over the next 30 years. The...
HCMC Metro

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The Ho Chi Minh City metro line, a key infrastructure project for Vietnam's largest city first proposed in 2001, has gone one step further...
E Trike Philippines ADB

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and Philippine government have established a $399-million project to replace the soot-belching tricycles that shuttle residents in Manila and...
Dam

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Laos is on the way to become Southeast Asia model nation for the use of hydropower as a primary source of electricity, though the...
Filipinos

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The Philippine GDP will grow by 5 per cent in 2012, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said during her visit in...

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An estimated 1,000 government healthcare workers staged a walkout on October 25 in Manila in protest of cost-raising privatisation measures to be instated under...
Shan Myanmar Rural Ox Cart Transportation

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The Myanmar government has allocated a total of 7.8 trillion kyat ($9.5 billion) to the construction and renovation of roads and bridges in the...
Myanmar Fighting

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Investors are well advised to remodel their investment strategies in Myanmar. Latest news show that it is clearly a long way to go for this country to wipe out the effects of 50-plus years of harsh military dictatorship.
Kuching

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Malaysia's biggest state, Sarawak, is targeting foreign direct investments of $3 billion, Chief Minister Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib bin Mahmud told Dubai-based Gulf...
Laos Investment

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The economy of Laos is predicted to grow by 7.9 per cent in the country's fiscal year 2012/13, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) stated...
Meir

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The Emir of Kuwait at the Asia Cooperation Dialogue Summit in Kuwait City on October 17 proposed setting up a $2 billion fund to...
ASEM

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Senior finance officials from Asia and Europe met on October 15 at the 10th Asia-Europe Meeting (ASEM) in Bangkok for talks on the global...
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Trade between GCC countries and Malaysia increased from $10.5 billion in 2010 to $13.4 billion in 2011, Malaysian Deputy Minister of the Ministry of...
ADB

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Manila-based Asian Development Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) to help all member countries to adopt unique...
Philippine Stock Exchange

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The Manila stock exchange is planning to introduce a list of Shariah-compliant equities to attract the nation’s Muslim investors and some of the $1.2...
IDB

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In an aim to support Saudi investors in Indonesia, the Jeddah-based Islamic Development Bank (IDB) has set up a business office in Jakarta, the...