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Imf Says Myanmar’s Economy Losing Steam

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Mandalay street market © Arno Maierbrugger The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed concern about the Myanmar economy...
Philippines Gdp Growth Slowest In Three Years

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The Philippine economy grew 6.2 per cent in 2018, missing the government’s growth target as price increases slowed consumer spending as well as business...
Thailand raises interest rates after long hiatus

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Thailand’s central bank raised its benchmark interest rate for the first time since 2011, joining peers in the region in tightening monetary policy this...
Philippine inflation could rise to 7%, only lagging Myanmar’s in ASEAN

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...
Philippine president seeks advice as country faces mounting economic troubles

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who previously had confessed his inadequacy on economic issues, is seeking help from people more fit in the subject. The...
Philippine GDP growth drops to three-year-low

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Economic growth in the Philippines slowed to six per cent during the second quarter of the year, the Philippine Statistics Authority said on August...
Credit watcher sees “overheating risk” for Philippine economy

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Despite sticking to its investment grade and stable outlook on the Philippines, US-based rating agency Fitch said the country’s economy was in danger of...
More warnings on “overheating” Philippines economy

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Another warning has been aired that the Philippine economy, one of the fastest-growing in Asia, is in risk of overheating – just shortly after...
Labour Day brings new minimum wage to Laos: $130 per month

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All businesses and factories in Laos are required to increase the minimum wage from 900,000 kip (some $108) to 1.1 million kip ($133) a...
Vietnam GDP growth highest in seven years

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Vietnam’s economic growth in the third quarter was the highest in seven years, though overall inflation also started inching up in August and continued...
Malaysia’s inflation climbs to over 5%, highest in eight years

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Amid a recovery in the ringgit exchange rate to the US dollar, Malaysia's annual inflation rate is expected to have risen to 5.3 per...
Thailand tops “happy country” list for low unemployment, stable inflation

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Thailand is the world's happiest country, and Venezuela is the most miserable - this is the result of Bloomberg's newly released Misery Index which...
Singapore economy remains in the doldrums amid weak trade outlook

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GDP growth outlook for Singapore's export-dependent economy remains subdue owing to weak trade forecasts amid sluggish global demand., the city state's central bank said...
Thailand could face recession in first half of 2014

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Thailand's first-half economic growth in 2014 may stagnate or decline from last year's fourth quarter on the slowdown in domestic economic activity, says a...
Malaysian economy to grow 5.1% in 2014

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Despite the ongoing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 tragedy that will likely impact tourism receipts for the country, Malaysia’s economy is expected to expand by...
Myanmar: Prices for food staples rise up to 90%

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Myanmar has seen an increase of 10 to 90 per cent in basic commodity prices within a year after the government gave a pay...
Indonesia’s GDP to grow up to 6 per cent in 2014

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Indonesia's Vice President Boediono has said he is optimistic that with better control of food-price inflation Indonesia's economy will grow by between 5 per...
Laos fears rising prices through AEC

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The Lao government is taking steps to reduce the anticipated negative impact on domestic goods prices ahead of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) integration...