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Personalised hospitality in Kuching, Sarawak

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The Ranee, located in the heart of Kuching along the Sarawak River, is a pioneer of boutique hotels in Sarawak. Inside Investor asked managing director Rosemarie Wong about the hotel’s involvement in hosting business travelers.
Lion Air places record Airbus order

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Indonesian carrier Lion Air has signed a $20 billion order for the delivery of more than 200 A320 medium-haul jets on March 18. It...
US, EU step into Myanmar hotel industry

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The Myanmar hotel industry has caught the eye of companies from the US and the EU, who plan to invest in the country from...
Expanding ASEAN: Five candidates and their options

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ASEAN is playing an increasingly important role as a growth engine for in regional trade and investment. It is no wonder that several neighbouring states are looking into the possibility of joining ASEAN as full-fledged members.
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...
Indonesia textile sector faces challenge

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The textile sector in Indonesia is likely to attract investment of just about $155 million in 2013, according to Indonesian Textile Association (API). Most of...
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.
Hunt for Vietnam banks has begun

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Stressed Vietnamese banks are facing rising interest of foreign buyers in its shares, whose value in the past was continuously shrinking on the back...
Europe upbeat on ASEAN investment

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Companies from Europe are keen to increase their investment activity in ASEAN countries over the coming years on the back of a positive economic...
EU, Singapore set to ink free trade agreement

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Singapore as the first Southeast Asian nation has concluded a free trade agreement with the European Union on December 16, seeing the EU eliminating...

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Vietnam's economic growth, hit by high inflation, shrinking exports and bad debts, is expected to slow to 5.1 per cent in 2012 from 5.89...

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European Union member Portugal wants to be "more active" in Thailand and other ASEAN nations in an attempt to push trade relations with the...

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It’s time for the Gulf Cooperation Council to look East. Global capital is now ending up in Southeast Asia, a region identified as new investment haven with growth prospects unheard of at present times
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The Thai cabinet has approved a proposed free-trade agreement (FTA) with the EU set to commence in 2015 amid worries on its impact to...
Banana Plantation Mindanao

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The recently signed peace deal in the Philippines' troubled southern Mindanao region has prompted a number of countries to step up their investment and...
Singapore Dollars

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Despite Singapore being one of the few AAA-rated Asian countries, its strong reliance on trade and exports means that the economic performance of its larger US and European counterparts cannot be ignored.
Phra Nakhon Khiri Historical Park

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Figures released by the Tourism Authority of Thailand show that tourists from the Middle East are currently topping the growth in arrivals to the...
Wealthy Arab

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The Gulf Cooperation Council countries will reach a combined trade surplus of up to $500 billion in 2012, a report by KFH-Research, a unit...