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Gloomy Outlook For Singapore’s Economy As Trade War Bites

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Singapore’s government cut its forecast for economic growth this 2019 to almost zero as the escalating US-China...
Imf Says Myanmar’s Economy Losing Steam

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Mandalay street market © Arno Maierbrugger The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed concern about the Myanmar economy...
Over 190 Million Indonesians Go To World’s Largest Polls

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Photo courtesy: AFP More than 190 million Indonesians, including some two million living overseas, are set...
Adb Says Myanmar’s Economy Gets Back On Track

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The legendary empty 20-lane-highway in Myanmar's capital Naypyitaw © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s economic growth, which has been...
Malaysia Expects Healthy Growth Rate Of 4.9% This Year

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Malaysia's economy continues to be strong and GDP is expected to expand a further 4.9 per cent in 2019 even with a decline in...
Thai Economy Grows Better Than Expected, But Election Looms

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Thailand's economy grew fastest in six years in 2018, with fourth-quarter beating expectations on higher domestic demand and record tourism arrivals. GDP rose 3.7...
Laos Lays Out Economic Growth Path

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The Laos government has unveiled a new national development vision, which it plans to facilitate from 2021 to 2025. The plan entails the transformation of...
Philippines Gdp Growth Slowest In Three Years

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The Philippine economy grew 6.2 per cent in 2018, missing the government’s growth target as price increases slowed consumer spending as well as business...
Bangkok Smog To Cause Economic Damage Of Over $200 Million

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The current severe air pollution crisis in Thailand’s capital Bangkok is expected to cost the country up to 6.6 billion baht ($207.8 million) in...
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...
Thailand’s economy slows, foreign investors on the sidelines

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Thailand's economy slowed in the third quarter this year as the trade war and a slowdown in tourism started to bite, prompting the government...
Indonesia presents new economic stimulus package

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Indonesia on November 16 announced a new economic stimulus package to support the rupiah and spur growth in the lead-up to the upcoming presidential...
Philippine president seeks advice as country faces mounting economic troubles

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who previously had confessed his inadequacy on economic issues, is seeking help from people more fit in the subject. The...
Foreigners banned from buying property in large Chinese project in Malaysia’s Johor

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Foreigners will not be allowed to buy residential units anymore in a huge development in Johor state in southern Peninsular Malaysia backed by Chinese...
Vietnam’s economic miracle unabated – new “tiger” is born, report says

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A latest commentary by Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Asian economies stated that Vietnam has become one of Asia’s, as well as the world’s...
Philippine GDP growth drops to three-year-low

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Economic growth in the Philippines slowed to six per cent during the second quarter of the year, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on August...
Brunei’s economy shows signs of recovery, but oil and gas remain only drivers

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Despite Brunei’s attempts to diversify its economy, only increases in oil and gas production in the first quarter of 2018 have boosted the country’s...