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Philippines retains rank among world’s fastest growing economies

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The Philippine economy grew 6.9 per cent in the third quarter, exceeding all analyst estimates and cementing its position as one of the fastest-expanding...
World Bank expects 5.4% growth in Vietnam this year

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The World Bank forecast Vietnam’s economic growth to flatten at 5.4 per cent this year before picking up slightly next year, warning that long-term...
Thailand cuts 2014 growth forecast to 2.6% from 4%

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Thailand's Finance Ministry sharply cut its growth forecast for 2014, citing the spillover effects from months of political unrest. The country's economy is projected...
Hot money returns to Southeast Asia

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The tide of hot money is turning in favour of Thailand, Indonesia and the Philippines, Bloomberg reported. Overseas investors have bought a net $1.6...
Philippines tops Asia investor sentiment survey

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Philippine investors were tagged as the most optimistic in all of Asia despite volatile market conditions as of the end of last year, with...
Thailand’s GDP growth drops to 0.6%

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Data released by the Thai authorities on March 3 showed that the country's economy grew just 0.6 per cent in the final quarter of...
Thailand: New government desperately needed

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Even after the Bangkok shutdown has shut down, Thailand's economic outlook remains challenging if a new government cannot be formed by midyear and the...
Thai trade slumps most in four years

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Thailand announced a slump in trade figures on February 25 with the biggest drop in imports in more than four years in January 2014,...
Indonesia growth might fall back to 2009 levels

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Indonesia’s Finance Minister Chatib Basri said on February 23 that economic growth in the country may slow this year to the least since 2009...
Singapore’s 2013 growth revised to 4.1%

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Singapore's economy expanded by 4.1 per cent in 2013, an improvement on the 1.9 per cent the previous year, the government said on February...
Malaysia’s GDP growth higher than expected in Q4

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Malaysia’s economy beat expectations and picked up speed in the last quarter of 2013, with strong exports expected to shield the Southeast Asian country...
Spain-property

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After five years of double-dip recession, Spain’s economy seems to have stopped sinking. But the recovery will be a prolonged one. Despite having fallen...
Indonesia’s exports surged in December 2013

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Indonesia posted its third straight monthly trade surplus in December 2013 and its biggest in two years, the country's statistics bureau said on February...
UN: Philippine GDP growth seen at 6.2% in 2014

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A new report by the United Nations, the UN World Economic Situation and Prospects 2014 (WESP) report, expects the Philippine GDP growth to slow...
IMF positive on Myanmar’s growth outlook

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) said Myanmar's economic outlook remains favourable and projected that real GDP growth will rise to about 7.8 per cent...
Vietnam’s export to grow 20% in 2014

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Vietnam’s export is expected to grow by 20 per cent this year from 15.4 per cent in 2013, helping the country’s GDP growth to...
Shrinking purchasing power hits Thai retailers

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Sluggish growth of consumer spending in Thailand is adding to concerns that the country's economy will further deteriorate in 2014. The Thai retail industry...
Bleak outlook for Thai economy

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The political tensions in Thailand are taking their toll on the economy. While tourism arrivals dropped 15 per cent from November 2013, Bank of...