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Investment in education highly sought after in ASEAN

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There are factors that make it interesting for players in the Gulf education industry to look at ASEAN as a potential investment destination. Labour movement will grow, and workforce skills need to be streamlined.
Sarawak, Sabah scratch MASwings plans

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The state governments of Sarawak and Sabah have withdrawn its initial plans to buy stakes in Malaysia Airlines' regional carrier MASwings Sarawak's Minister of Tourism,...
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...