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Lion Air’s rapid expansion questioned

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Indonesia's Lion Air, the discount airline that placed the largest-ever order for Boeing in 2012 when it inked a deal for 230 planes and...
Looking East: Healthcare investments to consider

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The global boom in medical tourism opens many avenues for Middle East investors in healthcare, pharmaceutical supply and related services. In Southeast Asia, the Philippines is the next candidate.
Indonesia borrows $3b at record low cost

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Indonesia has issued two bonds at a combined value of $3 billion at a record low yield for a 10-year $1.5 billion bond at...
Philippines eyes $2b from health tourism

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The Philippines wants to position itself as an inexpensive medical tourism destination and has set the income target from this sector to $2 billion...
Strongly rooted in Jakarta’s hospitality

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Le Méridien Jakarta is a luxury hotel that caters to both recreational and business travelers. Inside Investor interviewed General Manager Robert Hogenstijn.
Looking East: Setting up a base in ASEAN

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With major shifts in Qatar’s LNG trade ongoing, the country better sooner than later needs a solid base in Southeast Asia to cash in on the thriving economy of the ten-member ASEAN bloc. Thailand could be a viable option.
Myanmar property prices take off

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Undersupply of housing, industrial land, hotel rooms and shopping space has caused a massive surge in Myanmar's property prices that have already reached levels...
Financial hub

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The Qatar Financial Centre Authority (QFC) plays a pivotal role for Qatar's financial sector. Inside Investor met CEO Shashank Srivastava to learn more.
Ferrostaal to build $2b plant in Papua

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Ferrostaal GmbH, a German supplier of industrial tools and machinery, has said it will build a petrochemical factory in West Papua, Indonesia, at an...
Philippines scraps common carriers tax

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Philippine tourist arrivals are expected to balloon after President Benigno Aquino III signed a new law on March 7 exempting foreign air and shipping...
ABB grows with Qatar’s mega-projects

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ABB, one of the globally leading power and automation technology group, has an office in Qatar since the 1960s. Inside Investor wanted to know more about the operations of the Swiss-based multinational.
Myanmar asks for more EU support

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On his historic trip to the European Union, Myanmar's president Thein Sein on March 5 asked the bloc to lift sanctions against his country...
German car makers push Indonesia

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Volkswagen, Europe's largest car maker, will beef up its business in Indonesia with a new factory in West Java  ready to operate in mid-2013,...
Singha starts roll-out in Asia and Europe

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Singha beer, one of Thailand's most popular beer brands, in cooperation with global beer giant Carlsberg aims to expand heavily into Asian and European...
A look at North Africa: Algeria’s troubles

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If investors weren’t already rattled enough by the prospects of dealing with Algeria’s red-taped system, it now seems that they will also have the added possibility of an Islamist militant resurgence on their minds.
Interview with Qatar University

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Qatar University is the largest and most prominent institution for higher education in Qatar. Inside Investor sat down with the institution's president.
Searching for soul in a brand

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There are many facets to how a brand is built. Yet when you break down the many strong national brands globally, you can't but ask what were the bases to their creation, their formation and their endurance, writes Firoz Abdul Hamid.
Starbucks, McDonald’s go Vietnam

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The world's largest coffee-shop chain, Starbucks, will open its first Vietnam cafe in early February 2013 in Ho Chi Minh City as part of...