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France pledges multi-billion dollar investments in Indonesia

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French President Francoise Hollande during his state visit to Indonesia on March 29 pledged $2.6 billion in investments for the country mainly in energy,...
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...
Vietnam’s frist PPP projects kicks off

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Foreign investors are "very interested" in Vietnam's first public-private partnership (PPP) project, the Dau Giay-Phan Thiet highway, after a series of preferential policies have...
Philippines removed from French tax blacklist

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The Philippines has been removed from France's black list of tax evaders, according to a statement by the Philippine  Department of Foreign Affairs released...
Japan’s debt reaches 1,000,000,000,000,000 yen

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On August 9, Japan's government announced a new world record: The country's national debt has reached 1,008,600,000,000,000 yen, or more than 1 quadrillion yen,...
Indonesia and India named world’s biggest shark killers

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In July, a European Union-sponsored study found that Indonesia and India kill the most sharks of all countries. The purpose of the study was...

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The government of the Philippines has announced that it will seek a larger American military presence in the country. The Philippines hosted the largest American...
Malaysia drops in tourism ranking

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Malaysia fell one rank in the World Tourism Organisation (WTO)'s annual tourism barometer that determines the most visited countries worldwide. The ranking for 2012 shows...
$1b investment in Malaysia’s biotech sector

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Malaysian Biotechnology Corp, a government agency focused on promoting investment in Malaysia's biotech sector, said on July 31 it expects to record or surpass...
Vodafone, China Mobile skip Myanmar

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Vodafone and China Mobile, the world's two largest mobile phone operators, announced on May 31 that they would withdraw their bids for one of Myanmar's...
Philippines blacklisted for handling aid

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France has put the Philippines on a blacklist of countries that do not help investigate foreign aid fraud, according to a report published by...
ASEAN: Nuclear power is still far off

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The International Atomic Energy Agency foresees that ASEAN members could produce 2 gigawatts by employing nuclear energy by 2020. However, plans so far have been met with discomfort by the public.
Next disaster in Dhaka clothing factory

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Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a clothing factory in Bangladesh, police and an industry association official said on May 9,...
Luzon blackout stresses power deficiency

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The Philippine capital of Manila and almost half of Luzon experienced a blackout when about five power stations shut down just after sunset on...
Total Qatar: Resounding research in energy

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Inside Investor asks Stéphane Michel, Managing Director of Total Qatar, affiliate of the French oil and gas major, how research initiatives and industry developments are taking the company to the World Cup 2022 and beyond.
Foreign investment in Thailand up 126%

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Overseas businesses making the shift to the “Land of Smiles” accounted for a combined investment of $125.9 million during the first quarter of 2013,...
Vodafone, China Mobile eye Myanmar

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Telecom giants Vodafone (UK) and China Mobile are among the 22 bidders for the license for Myanmar's first nationwide mobile phone network. The world's two...
Malaysia tops Asia’s investment in Africa

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Malaysia is ahead of China in foreign direct investments in Africa, new data published by the United Nations shows. A survey of foreign investment into...