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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....
Indonesia plans ten tourism hot spots to replicate Bali’s success

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has developed a “Ten New Balis” tourism growth strategy, a plan that aims at replicating the economic effects of tourism...
Dubai charity supports 35,000 school children in Laos

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Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organisation working to improve children's access to quality primary education in developing countries, launched a new programme in Laos that...
Thailand’s dependence on tourism reaches critical dimensions

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The Thai government in its economic review for 2016 said that travel and tourism accounted for 17.7 per cent of the nation’s income last...
Investment flow into Southeast Asia growing

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Southeast Asia drew $121 billion in foreign direct investment (FDI) last year, making it the only sub-region in Asia to experience FDI growth, the...
Indonesia investments on course to meet target

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Indonesia is on course to meet its annual investment target as overall investment growth has been maintained at above 20 per cent in the...
Japan grants Myanmar $5b development loan

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Japan has provided Myanmar with a low-interest development loan of $5 billion as part of a 40-year development plan to assist the country’s growth,...
Laos to spend $27m to fight rural poverty

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The Lao government approved $27 million for rural development and poverty alleviation for the next fiscal year, the Vientiane Times reported on July 30. The...
The ‘Accidental President’ delivers his State of the Nation address

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Four days ago we published an article detailing what we thought Philippine President Benigno Aquino III (known as PNoy) should address in his State...
ASEAN, APEC, G20 to jointly work on infrastructure

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Senior officials of Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) , G20, and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have met for the first time on...
Myanmar needs $300b to catch up

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More than $300 billion needs to be pumped into Myanmar's economy if the country wants to catch up with its infrastructure, housing, power supply,...
Indonesia aims to boost FDI by 23%

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Indonesia is aiming to increase foreign direct investment by 23 per cent in 2013, after inflows already hit a record high in the previous...
Malaysia investors urged to look at Qatar

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The rapidly developing Gulf nation of Qatar is inviting Malaysian investors, contractors and businessmen to invest in the country, Malaysia's Chief Secretary to the...