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Thailand aims to become funding hub

The Stock Exchange of Thailand is pushing to take over the role as ASEAN's fundraising and investment hub from Singapore as the bourse becomes...
KKR places bet on Vietnam consumers

US-based investment firm Kohlberg Kravis Roberts (KKR) is stepping up its investment into one of the largest food producers in Vietnam, Masan Consumer Corporation. KKR...
Franklin Templeton upbeat on SE Asia

New York-based investment group Franklin Templeton has said it will increase its focus on Southeast Asia, especially Malaysia, in 2013 as the region's economic...
Bad bank plans stock listing in Thailand

A Thai government-owned restructuring fund of non-performing assets is preparing for a $300 million IPO at the Stock Exchange of Thailand, in a first...
ASEAN to drive world economy in 2013

ASEAN high-growth countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines will underpin the world's economic growth in 2013, according to a report by...
Malaysia investors urged to look at Qatar

The rapidly developing Gulf nation of Qatar is inviting Malaysian investors, contractors and businessmen to invest in the country, Malaysia's Chief Secretary to the...
Singapore start-ups struggle for capital

Despite Singapore's liberal investment rules, tax-friendly environment and highly-educated workforce, start-up companies in the city state are increasingly struggling to obtain venture capital or...

Some of the biggest names in private equity have recently been racing to set up business in ASEAN and to put their surplus cash to work. They are all drawn by a region that is still defying the global economic slowdown.
Kota Kinabalu Sabah

The Malaysian state of Sabah urges local investors to tap the 1 billion ringgit ($328 million) Domestic Investment Strategic Fund to invest into value-adding...

Unexpected third quarter growth in the Philippines buoyed by a robust service sector has resulted in the economy expanding by 7.1 per cent, the...
Jiabao Yingluck

Thailand is seeking closer economic ties to the world's second largest economy, China, it turned out during a two-day visit of Chinese Premier Wen...

The Government of Singapore Investment Corp (GIC), which manages the country's sovereign wealth fund, will invest into a 30-year-old landmark office tower in San...

Manila-based Asian Development Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with the Islamic Financial Services Board (IFSB) to help all member countries to adopt unique...
Manila Boat

The government of the Philippines wants to attract more investment from the Middle East, in particular from GCC nations. A delegation from the Philippines...
Cristino Panlilio

The Philippine economy is predicted to grow between 6 and 7 per cent annually over the next decade. Inside Investor wanted to know more from the country's top trade and investment official Cristino Panlilio.

The delay in issuing Myanmar's new investment law has spurred the Asian Development Bank to express concerns about the country's attractivness to foreign investors...

Indonesia has set itself the target of reaching $41 billion in investment in 2013, the head of the country's Investment Coordinating Board, Chatib Basri,...
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The current low-interest environment in ASEAN spurs public and private sector spending in infrastructure, technology and skills and is boosting the capital markets in...