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Philippine imports surge, rating affirmed by Fitch

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Philippine imports surged 21.8 per cent in January 2014, their highest level in nearly three years, with imports of raw materials indicating further upward...
Vietnam’s plans to invest in Samsung unclear

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Although the Vietnamese government has announced that state investment firm SCIC plans to invest in Korean giant Samsung Electronics, the largest foreign investor in...
Malaysia’s GDP growth higher than expected in Q4

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Malaysia’s economy beat expectations and picked up speed in the last quarter of 2013, with strong exports expected to shield the Southeast Asian country...
Foxconn to invest $1b in Indonesia

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Taiwan's technology giant Foxconn group has finally signed a letter of intent to invest up to $1 billion in Indonesia as it seeks to...
Singapore manufacturing rebounds in January

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Manufacturing activity in Singapore rebounded in January 2014, after a contraction in the previous month, boosted by a resurgence in the electronics or tech...
China’s Xiaomi eyes ASEAN smartphone market

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Chinese mobile phone maker Xiaomi, dubbed the "Apple of the East" by Chinese media, is planning to expand into Southeast Asia in early 2014,...
Malaysia and Taiwan to enhance economic relations

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Malaysia and Taiwan on December 9 made a commitment to explore ways to further enhance bilateral economic relations and to overcome challenges between the...
Malaysia’s total trade up 2.4% in first 9 months of 2013

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Malaysia's total trade for the January-September 2013 period increased 2.4  per cent to RM1 trillion ($317.5 billion) in the same period of 2012, said...
Foxconn to start Indonesia operations in 2014

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Taiwan's Foxconn Technology Group wants to jump-start a new manufacturing operation in Indonesia in 2014, an investment pledge that has been delayed several times.Since...
Gadget mania: Wearable devices the next big thing in ASEAN

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New-generation smartphones and "smartwatches"are the next big thing in the gadget universe in Southeast Asia when they will enter the market in 2014. Thailand Mobile...
Singapore raises growth forecast for 2013

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In a confusing series of revisions of its quarterly and annual GDP growth forecasts Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong on August 8 said...
Vietnam seeks investment opportunities in Haiti

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Vietnam is looking into possibilities to invest in the Caribbean nation of Haiti, it turned out during a meeting of Haitian officials over trade,...
Filipino appetite for mobile computing growing

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According to a recent telecom industry market research study, Filipinos are increasingly hooked on mobile technology. The report, by TNS Philippines, found that most...
Poland seeks halal cooperation in Malaysia, Sarawak investment

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Poland aims to enter a cooperation with Malaysia in the halal business, according to Poland's ambassador to Malaysia, Adam Jelonek. He said Poland was among...
Semiconductor investment to spark Philippine jobs

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The most glaring chink in the Philippines’ economic armour, high unemployment is now being more concertedly addressed with the funneling of investment into the...
Thailand growth slowing on strong baht

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Thailand's export-oriented economy cooled down in the first quarter of 2013, mostly due to the strong currency, the baht, which is on the highest...
Vietnam, an underestimated investment destination

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Of the Southeast Asian nations on the radar for Middle East investment, Vietnam so far has played an underestimated role. Despite some prevailing risks, the country has a rewarding investment profile.
Philips to set up shop in Myanmar

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Dutch electronics group Philips plans to expand its consumer electronics and healthcare business in Myanmar, bolstered by the European Union's recent decision to permanently...