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Laos A Draw For Investors, But Obstacles Remain

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With growth rates of around seven per cent in recent years, Laos is one of the best performing in ASEAN. The country’s GDP rose...
Vietnam records highest economic growth in a decade

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Vietnam’s economy grew by 7.08 per cent in 2018, the fastest rate in the past eleven years and beating the target of 6.7 per...
Cambodia’s economic growth to reach 7.3% this year

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Cambodia’s economy is expected to grow by 7.3 per cent this year, spurred by the robust performance of garment exports, tourism and construction, deputy...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
(De)constructing Sihanoukville – a photoblog

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Let’s call it nostalgia, or call it utter astonishment – but something is happening WITH Sihanoukville. Something irreversible. We know what’s happening IN Sihanoukville since...
Vietnam posts strong GDP growth, boosts investment abroad

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Vietnam's economy continues to show strength with an impressive 7.08 per cent growth in the first half of 2018, the highest rate since 2011....
Thailand’s growth forecast hiked to 4.5%, but substantial challenges remain

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Thailand’ finance ministry raised this year’s GDP growth forecast for the country to 4.5 per cent from an earlier 4.2 per cent on the...
Boracay island closes for tourists for six-months clean-up

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte finally approved the suggested closure of the popular holiday island of Boracay in the central Philippines for tourists over six...
Singapore job market declined for the first time in 14 years

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Singapore's total working population, excluding foreign domestic workers, shrank for the first time since 2003 by an estimated 10,700 last year, according to preliminary...
China to pour billions of investment dollars into Cambodia

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Cambodia and China on January 11 signed 19 agreements worth several billion dollars to develop the impoverished Southeast Asian country's infrastructure, agriculture and healthcare....
Vietnam GDP growth highest in seven years

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Vietnam’s economic growth in the third quarter was the highest in seven years, though overall inflation also started inching up in August and continued...
Myanmar housing market cooled down

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Yangon’s property market finally cooled down in 2016 from a peak that began to ease in 2014 as a result of changing government policies. During...
Cambodia faces oversupply on condominium market

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Cambodia's cities, particularly Phnom Penh and to some extent Siem Reap and Sihanoukville, are currently experiencing a boom in new condominium buildings, but risk...
Thai firm to build Southeast Asia’s tallest skyscraper in Bangkok

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Despite Thailand’s troubled economy and a military-controlled government in place, a Thai developer has announced that it will build a “new landmark” for the...
Siam Cement to invest $344m in ASEAN

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Siam Cement Group (SCG), Thailand's top industrial conglomerate, is set to invest more than $344 million to expand its business in ASEAN, with the...
UAE to spend $300b on infrastructure development by 2030

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The UAE is expected to spend over $300 billion by 2030 on infrastructure development as the construction sector bounces back after the economic downturn...
Worker shortage slows Singapore construction

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A shortage of workers in Singapore is the reason that many construction projects now may cost more and take longer to complete, The Straits...
Cambodia’s construction sector booming

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Cambodia's construction sector received a total investment of $2.14 billion in the first eight months of 2013, up 40 per cent over the same...