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Indonesia proposes palm oil to be used as jet fuel

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Indonesia, the world’s top producer of palm oil, has suggested to use palm oil as biofuel in jet fuel and asked Boeing and Airbus...
Thailand opens “VIP” immigration lanes exclusively for Chinese visitors

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Thailand’s authorities introduced special immigration lanes at five international airports in the country just for Chinese visitors, saying it was for their “ease and...
Thailand expects a whopping 33 million tourists this year

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Thailand expects more than 33 million foreign tourists in 2016, up around 13 per cent over 29.8 million in 2015, according to the Tourism...
Call to create a national entrepreneurship policy programme in Brunei

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A few years ago, I sat down and talked to a local lady in Brunei. We managed to discuss the entrepreneurial scenery in the...
Malaysia secures $720 million German investments

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Malaysia has attracted 2.35 billion ringgit ($720 million) in investments from Germany during the its recent investment mission in Frankfurt. International Trade and Industry Minister...
Vietnam’s PM looking to boost trade ties with the EU

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In a bid to reduce the over-reliance of Vietnam’s economy on China, the country’s Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung aims to push forward the...
Cambodia sees 16% rise in garment, footwear exports in 6 months

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Cambodia's garment and footwear industry, the country's largest income earner, saw a 16 per cent increase in exports in the first six months of...
Middle East, Europe entrepreneurs close to matching US counterparts

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Entrepreneurs in the Middle East and Europe almost match their US counterparts when it comes to profits and jobs, a new survey shows. According to...
Middle East buyers drive London’s property market

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London continues to attract Middle Eastern investors as investment increased from 7.5 per cent of total investment in 2012 to 17 per cent in...
Thai tourism numbers could drop by 10%

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The Tourism Authority of Thailand said on March 31 that international tourism arrivals could drop by 10 per cent in the first half of...
Smart grids, energy storage key to Smart City market

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Smart cities are anticipated to create huge business opportunities across different industries, with a total market value of $1.57 trillion by 2020, according to...

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Driven by rapid urbanisation and demographic changes, especially in emerging markets, global investment in the real estate sector is likely to increase by 55...

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Real estate investment and advisory firm Jones Lang LaSalle (JLL) on February 10 released its new study 2014 Top Trends for UAE Real Estate. Now...
NSA tapping Southeast Asia-Europe data cable

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According to latest information by whistleblower Edward Snowden, the US National Security Agency (NSA) has hacked into an important submarine data cable that connects...
EU bans fish imports from Cambodia

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The European Union has announced that it was banning fish imports from Cambodia and two other countries because of illegal fishing under their countries'...
Realising Brunei’s economic potential

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Brunei Darussalam, the country situated in the very center of Southeast Asia, has so much to give to the region. Not so much of...
Philippines eyes two free trade agreements in Europe

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The Philippine government will be sending a team to Europe later in November for talks about possible free trade agreements (FTA) with two European...
Thailand export growth projection at just 2%

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Thailand's exports will grow a meagre 2 per cent this year, a report by Singapore's DBS bank said. According to DBS, Thailand's total export growth...