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Margins of Cambodia’s garment export shrinking

Cambodia’s garment exports continued on an upward trend in the first nine months of 2013, but factory profit margins were squeezed due to labour...
Lessons learnt: The end of a volatile summer for ASEAN

The surprise announcement by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke on September 19 that the Fed will not taper its money stimulus programme yet came...
Thailand warned to improve tourism skills

Thailand, currently number 2 as per annual visitors in Southeast Asia behind Malaysia and ahead of Singapore, cannot rest on its laurels for being...
Philippines asked to boost cocoa industry

The Philippines could take a chance by stepping up its cocoa production amid a global shortfall in cocoa supply, Edwin Banquerigo, coordinator of the Department...
CSR forum sheds light on growth challenges

The Asian Forum on Corporate Social Responsibility, to be held in Bali, Indonesia, from September 23 to 24, 2013, will highlight the challenges of...
Coins: Why do they all look the same?

Staff at currency exchange booths at Bangkok's international airport are sometimes wondering about the high demand for 10-baht coins especially from travelers booked on...
Temasek to increase Europe, US portfolio

Singapore state investment company Temasek Holdings seeks to increase its investments in US and European companies as it is "bullish on both regions", Boon...
ASEAN urged to improve skills levels

Countries in Southeast Asia need to focus more on human capital development and improve skills of their workforce in order to move forward and...
Myanmar could be ‘the next Austria’

A senior official in the Myanmar government has said that Myanmar "could be the next Austria" - at least in a geographical sense. "Austria, smacked...

All eyes will be on the Bank of Thailand on May 29 when the monetary policy committee meets to decide on a benchmark interest...
S’pore buys into Bloomberg competitor

The Singapore government's investment arm Temasek Holding for $500 million has bought a 10 per cent stake in UK-based financial information services company Markit...
Tourists evermore in love with Thailand

International tourist arrivals to Thailand posted a growth of 19.04 per cent from January to April 2o13, the Thai Ministry of Tourism and Sports...
AirAsia X Thailand to spread wings

A new long-haul budget airline is about to take off from Thailand as a local arm of Malaysia-based AirAsia X, the long-haul affiliate of...
Singapore Airlines to cut routes

Singapore Airlines, reporting weaker-than-expected full-year results on May 16, warned of a deteriorating environment as it struggles to cope with the rapid emergence of...
Shoe factory collapses in Cambodia (video)video

The collapse of the ceiling of a shoe factory in Cambodia on the morning of May 16 left at least two dead and injured...
Cambodia considers sovereign bond issue

Cambodia has reiterated that it is mulling the issuance of sovereign bonds, it emerged at the Asian Development Bank (ADB)'s annual summit in India...
ASEAN and its unravelling integration dreams

Standing shoulder to shoulder, ASEAN members may show a strong look of unity. But behind the smiles and handshakes, predictably conventional barriers to integration will wedge them apart, finds Justin Calderon.
Renewables: The brighter solution for the Gulf

Qatar-based GreenGulf is a renewable energy company that develops and manages large-scale renewable energy assets in Europe, the Middle East and Asia. Inside Investor wanted to know more from the CEO.