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Asia’s worst currency: The rupiah

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Indonesia's currency, the rupiah, has topped India's rupee in being the worst-performing currency in Asia since June, Japanese investment house Nomura said. The currency has...
Vietnam to beef up software outsourcing industry

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The Vietnamese software industry wants to embark on higher-value software outsourcing projects in a bid to boost the industry which is already doing 25...
Thailand likely to surpass Malaysia in tourism ranking

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Thailand recorded a record growth of visitors in 2013 so far and is likely to surpass its rival Malaysia be the end of the...
Nissan to start car production in Myanmar

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Japanese carmaker Nissan plans to begin producing small cars and trucks in Myanmar with its Malaysian partner later in 2013, Nikkei newspaper reported on...
Cheapest labour in Asia: Not Myanmar, not Bangladesh

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In the past years, there has been a notable shift of labour costs within Asia, and China is no longer leading the pack. The...
Petronas exits Venezuela venture

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Malaysia's oil giant Petronas is exiting one of the biggest petroleum projects in Venezuela's Orinoco belt after disagreements with Venezuela's state-run Petroleos de Venezuela...
India’s weak rupee challenge for Philippine BPOs

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The drastic fall of the Indian rupee is a problem for India's fiscal balance, but some are happy about it, among them India's Business...
Ministers agree to set up ASEAN+6 FTA

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The 16 economic ministers of Asean+6 (10 ASEAN nations and China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand) have agreed at a meeting...
India, ASEAN target $100b in bilateral trade by 2015

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India and ASEAN on August 21 set a target of $100 billion in bilateral trade revenue by 2015 and reviewed the completion of India-ASEAN...
Asia will account for 50% of world’s luxury market

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A new study by the Economist Intelligence Unit, entitled Rich Pickings, has found that Asia will account for more than half of the luxury...

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On August 13, the United States Commerce Department declared its intention to raise import taxes on shrimp from India, Ecuador, Vietnam, Malaysia and China...
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...
Foreign investment in Myanmar at $810 million in Q1

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Myanmar has received foreign direct investments of $810 million from 11 countries in the first quarter of 2013, Khin San Yi, Deputy Minister for...
Japanese bookstore challenges Amazon in ASEAN

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Tokyo-based bookstore Kinokuniya Co said on August 6 that they will be setting up online stores throughout Southeast Asia in order to catch up...
Tigerair could tie up with Indian Spicejet

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Indian discount carrier Spicejet is reportedly in talks with Singapore budget airline Tigerair for a possible deal that would include Tigerair investing as a...
What Malaysian negotiators don’t want you to know about the TPP

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The sheer magnitude of the US-led Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has not been lost on Putrajaya. The ambitious free trade agreement (FTA) involving 12 nations...
India, ASEAN to sign free trade agreement

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On July 31, Singapore Foreign Minister K. Shanmugam announced that India and ASEAN will sign a free trade agreement (FTA) on services and investment...
Ethno-religious strife in Myanmar continues

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The leader of an anti-Muslim, nationalist political movement in Myanmar narrowly dodged an assassination attempt July 26 when a bomb went off near him...