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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...
Margins of Cambodia’s garment export shrinking

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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?

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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

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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

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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’

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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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.