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Association of Southeast Asian Nations

Thailand leads in jewelry, rubber industries in ASEAN

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Jewelry and rubber have emerged as the two industries in which Thailand has the highest potential in ASEAN while the country lags behind in...
Thailand aims to become logistics hub for AEC

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Thailand's eight-year plan to develop its transportation infrastructure at a cost of $75 brillion will turn the country into a key logistics hub in...
China’s first overseas airline established in Cambodia

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Cambodia Bayon Airlines, a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Aviation Industry Corporation of China (AVIC), was established in Cambodia on August 21 and first flights...
Indonesia sees more infrastructure investment from Singapore

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Indonesia welcomes more investments from Singapore in the transport sector to help the vast archipelago's push to improve its infrastructure, president-elect Joko Widodo said...
Thailand’s Amata invests in Vietnam industrial park

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Stock Exchange of Thailand-listed Amata Corporation Plc, a developer and manager of factory estates in Southeast Asia, is accelerating its investment in Vietnam with...
Philippines has lowest FDI ratio in ASEAN

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The Philippines has the lowest rate of Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) among the countries in Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), according to 2014...
Toyota sees Philippine car market expanding to 300,000 units by 2015

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Toyota Motor Philippines Corp. (TMP) said it expects sales of all automakers in the Philippines to hit 300,000 units by the end of 2015...
Malaysia grows 6.4% in second quarter, tops forecasts

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Malaysia's economy expanded at a faster-than-expected pace in the second quarter, data released on August 15 showed, boosted by strong exports and robust consumption. Gross...
What’s next for Laos after joining the WTO?

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Earlier this year Laos celebrated the first anniversary of its World Trade Organisation (WTO) membership. Laos’ accession to the WTO has been less talked...
Cambodia wants greener tourism industry

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Cambodia's Tourism Ministry will announce a new “Green Hotel” standard later this month in an effort to make the industry more environmentally friendly, senior...
Philippines ‘must improve food production standards’

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With increasing demand, both global and regional, for agricultural products, safety in food production is one of the most urgent issues that the Philippines...
GM struggling in ASEAN as Thai unrest knocked sales

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US car maker General Motors (GM) said it was “struggling” in Southeast Asia as the recent political upheaval in Thailand knocked sales, compounding stiff...
Indonesia to set up biggest ammunition factory in ASEAN

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Indonesia's state firm PT Pindad planned to build an ammunition factory in Malang of East Java, the biggest in Southeast Asia, top official of...
Jollibee wants to bring Filipino fast food to Indonesia, Malaysia

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Jollibee Foods Corp. (JFC), the Philippines' leading restaurant chain, plans to enter Malaysia and Indonesia in the next two years and grow its Southeast...
Malaysia’s carmakers to suffer from AEC competition

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The protection granted to Malaysia's national carmakers Proton and Perodua will cause the country to lose out to neighbours when the ASEAN Economic Community...
IMF lowers 2014 growth projection for ASEAN-5

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Five ASEAN countries, the so-called ASEAN-5, are expected to show 4.6 per cent in economic growth this year and 5.6 per cent in 2015,...
Malaysia’s CIMB to buy Philippines only Islamic bank

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Malaysian banking giant CIMB Group, a leading ASEAN Islamic bank, is pursuing its interest to acquire the Philippines Al-Amanah Bank, which will require between...
New Indonesian president targets growth ‘unseen since Asia crisis’

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Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo said he’s aiming for a growth pace Indonesia hasn’t seen since before the 1990s Asian financial crisis, a shift that...