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India to borrow Vietnam $100m for military equipment

India has offered a $ 100-million credit line to Vietnam to purchase military equipment, The Hindu newspaper reported on July 28. Vietnam will use...
Roundup: ASEAN’s future looks bright

2012 was another good year for ASEAN economies, and 2013 is shaping up to be one as well. Despite a weak global economy, Thailand,...
Six ways CEOs can foster creativity in Asia

In small and medium enterprises (SME), a top provider of new jobs, the law of the land has and will always be innovate or...
Thailand expects 28 million tourists in 2014

The Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) forecast foreign arrivals to the country to hit 28 million by 2014, a 7 per cent jump from...
Emerging market growth slows to over four-year low: HSBC

Emerging market economic activity grew at the slowest pace in over four years according to a monthly report published by HSBC Holdings PLC dated...
Thai rice fiasco: More problems on the horizon

The Thai rice thriller gets an extension: The newly established cabinet of Thai prime minister Yingluck Shinawatra on July 1, one day after it...
India, ASEAN to sign free trade pact in August

The long-awaited agreement on trade in services and investment between India and the ten ASEAN nations will be inked at the ASEAN economic ministers...
ASEAN urged to improve skills levels

Countries in Southeast Asia need to focus more on human capital development and improve skills of their workforce in order to move forward and...
Philippines: High potential for healthcare BPO

The Philippines has placed a spotlight on its healthcare-oriented business process outsourcing (BPO) industry in an effort to migrate away from non-lucrative voice work, which dominates the service sector.
Myanmar could be ‘the next Austria’

A senior official in the Myanmar government has said that Myanmar "could be the next Austria" - at least in a geographical sense. "Austria, smacked...
India shows interest in Dawei

The ailing Thailand-backed Dawei industrial complex in Myanmar could get a second wind. On May 30, during the first day of his two-day trip...
India’s Singh on Thailand visit

Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Thailand on May 30 from Japan to conduct a two-day visit in the Southeast Asian nation where...

All eyes will be on the Bank of Thailand on May 29 when the monetary policy committee meets to decide on a benchmark interest...
Myanmar crosses the diplomatic Rubicon

US President Barack Obama used the word Myanmar when meeting with the country’s president, Thein Sein, during his historic visit to Washington, signalling that the nation had finally crossed the diplomatic Rubicon.
Philippine BPO industry to hit $25b

The Philippines’ business process outsourcing (BPO) industry is on target to hit $25 billion in annual gross revenue by 2016 after growing 20 per...
Latin America and ASEAN forging closer ties

While the northern hemisphere has been struggling to solve internal crunches, new trade, investment and cooperation axes were being formed globally. In this scenario, ASEAN and Latin America are moving closer.
Ford to shift Fiesta production to Thailand

US carmaker Ford will shift the entire production of its Fiesta compact car from its plants in Mexico and India to Thailand by 2016...
Vietnam sets up poison production

Vietnam has issued a new law that allows chemical factories to produce poison used for lethal injections to execute a backlog of  530 death...