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GCC and ASEAN extend cooperation pact

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Gulf countries and ASEAN have extended a memorandum of understanding on an action plan that commits both regions to enhanced cooperation in trade and...
New ASEAN Secretary-General takes office

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Vietnam's Deputy Foreign Minister Le Luong Minh took over the office as ASEAN Secretary-General at a hand-over ceremony on January 7 at the ASEAN...

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Singapore was ranked 5th out of 185 economes in terms of ease in paying taxes, according to the "Paying Taxes 2013" report compiled by...
Luxury hotels discover Philippines

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The Philippines are increasingly being targeted by high-end hotel chains due to an anticipated growth in tourism on the back of a fast growing...
China’s island funding fuels conflict

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China on December 25 announced it will invest more than $1.6 billion to build infrastructure on disputed islands in the South China Sea and...
Cambodia GDP set to grow 7%

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Cambodia is projected to have the second fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia behind Laos over the next few years, the World Bank said in...
Brunei Oil

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Brunei's economy is expected to slow down this year due to a contraction in the oil and gas sector, according to the Department of...

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It’s time for the Gulf Cooperation Council to look East. Global capital is now ending up in Southeast Asia, a region identified as new investment haven with growth prospects unheard of at present times
Oman Mobile

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The Oman Brunei Investment Company, a private equity firm co-funded by the Brunei Investment Agency, has bought a majority share of Renna Mobile, an...
Moon

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A new survey by US-based Internet security company Renesys shows highly different levels of Internet blackout risks among ASEAN countries. While Malaysia and Indonesia...
Steel Factory

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Malaysia-based Oriental Sheet Piling Pte Ltd, a business unit of global steel giant ArcelorMittal, is eyeing the possibility of setting up a steel production...
ASEAN Summit3

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An alternative to US President Barack Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 16-member Regional Comprehensive Partnership (RCEP) is the newest concept for an economic union between...
ASEAN Summit Obama

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Food security issues have surfaced as a key concern that will necessitate further cooperation between ASEAN leaders, Dr Surin Pitsuwan, Secretary-General of ASEAN said...
Four Seasons Hotel New York Exterior 2

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The flagship  luxury hotel Four Seasons in midtown Manhattan has obviously become a target of the Brunei Investment Agency, the sultanate's sovereign wealth funds...
Obama Yingluck

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US president Barack Obama, who is embarking on a Southeast Asia round trip in the coming week, will be pushing the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP),...

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The Philippines ranks as the third most disaster-prone country in the world behind the Pacific islands of Tonga and Vanuatu because of its high...
FTZ

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Discouraging results in the latest "Ease of Doing Business 2013" ranking by the World Bank and a sluggish foreign direct investment inflow in 2012...
Skyscraper

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For the seventh year running, Singapore has been ranked the easiest place to do business in the world, according to the Doing Business 2013...