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$20m Islamic fund targets Asia

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Asiya Investments Dubai, a unit of Kuwait-based Kuwait China Investment Corporation, is aiming to capture growth in emerging Asia with the recent launch of...
Vietnam cuts taxes for investors

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Vietnam has introduced a draft law on corporate income tax prepared by the Ministry of Finance which cuts taxes for investors in new projects...
Sumitomo to buy into Press Metal Sarawak

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Japanese industry group Sumitomo has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with Malaysia-based Press Metal Bhd to acquire  a 20-per cent stake of its...
Infrastructure investment in ASEAN: Doors are open

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Investing through infrastructure funds is possibly one of the most attractive ways to take part in the upswing of Southeast Asia’s economy, mainly for the predictable and reliable long-term cash flow streams.
Ferrostaal to build $2b plant in Papua

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Ferrostaal GmbH, a German supplier of industrial tools and machinery, has said it will build a petrochemical factory in West Papua, Indonesia, at an...
Philippine pension fund to invest big

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State-owned Government Service Insurance System (GSIS), the Philippines's largest pension fund with assets of $17.6 billion, has said it will step up its infrastructure...
Khazanah bids $1.8 billion for Thai bank

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Malaysia's state investment holding Khazanah is bidding for General Electric's 25.3 per cent stake in Thailand's Bank of Ayudhya, according to a Reuters  report published...
Myanmar’s Suu Kyi defends China mine

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Myanmar opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi has come to the defense of a $1 billion copper mine in remote northwest to preserve the...
The wide kaleidoscope of ASEAN politics

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Within the sometimes chaotic politics in ASEAN countries, there are patterns that good governance is emerging, with select members leading the bloc by example while others falter, writes Justin Calderon.
Manila bourse set for IPO spree

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The Philippine Stock Exchange expects 7 to 10 initial public offerings this year, its president Hans Sicat  said at a press conference at the...
ASEAN bond sales set to hit record in 2013

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Bond sales of companies from ASEAN countries are likely to rise at least 20 per cent from last year’s $101 billion of credit notes...
Chile seeks investment in Thailand

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Investors from Chile are looking at Thailand for investments in steel, fertiliser and pharmaceuticals,according to the Chilean Ambassador to the country, Javier Baker. Both countries...
Malaysia-Australia trade set to take off

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The new trade agreement between Australia and Malaysia, the Malaysia-Australia Free Trade Agreement, or MAFTA, is likely to push bilateral trade relations between the...
Philippines strengthens ties to East Timor

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The Philippines and the small Southeast Asian nation of East Timor are aiming to enhance bilateral relations in the areas of technical cooperation, human...

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Thailand's economy enjoyed record growth in the fourth quarter of 2012 as industry recovered from the impact of the kingdom's worst floods in decades,...

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Japan and Brunei are at the forefront of investing into the oil and gas business in Myanmar, latest data from Myanmar's Directorate of Investment...
Thailand’s PTT expands in the Philippines

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Thailand's oil and gas giant PTT has said it will expand its operations in the Philippines and, in a first step, invest $10 million...
Indonesia, Pakistan ink trade agreement

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A preferential trade agreement between Indonesia and Pakistan will open "open new era of cooperation and serve as a foundation for enhanced economic and...