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Construction To Start For Metro Manila’s First Subway Stations

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A consortium of Japanese and Filipino firms has bagged the contract to design and build the first three stations of the Metro Manila subway...
Myanmar presents plan to attract over $200 billion in foreign investment

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The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) came up with an ambitious business plan that includes a major investment promotion strategy aiming to attract more than...
Metro Manila subway one step closer to reality

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The long-awaited first underground line for Metro Manila, called Mega Manila Subway, is on the way to become reality with the first tranche of...
Phnom Penh to get first skytrain system

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Phnom Penh, Cambodia's capital notoriously undersupplied with public transport facilities, will get a skytrain system for which a feasibility study will start in August...
Philippines’ top beach Boracay ‘highly endangered’

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Japanese government agency Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) together with a group of Japanese and Filipino scientists is sounding the alarm of an "imminent...
Japanese food firms to invest up to $1b in Indonesia

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Some 20 Japanese food and beverage companies plan to invest a combined total of between $400 million and $1 billion in Indonesia, an Indonesian...
Mitsubishi to build first electronics plant in Laos

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Japanese electronics maker Mitsubishi will invest $8 million in its first production plant in Laos, reports said on April 9. MMC Electronics Laos Co signed...
San Miguel Corp wants to build $10b Manila airport

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San Miguel Corp, the Philippines' largest business conglomerate, is planning to present a proposal to the government soon to build a $10 billion airport...
Yangon development costs put at $4.5b

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The overall cost of the Greater Yangon Plan to develop Myanmar’s economic hub will reach approximately $4.5 billion and foreign investment will be invited,...
Vietnam builds $1.27b thermal power plant

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Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) and Japanese contractor Marubeni Corporation has broken ground on a $1.27 billion thermal power station in the northern province of...
Vietnam starts building its longest sea bridge

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Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Tan Dung on February 15 gave the order to start the construction of a bridge connecting Tan Vu and Cat...
Japanese investment in Laos up 15%

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Japanese investment in Laos hit $405.7 million in 2013, up 15 per cent year-on-year, partly driven by manufacturing relocation after the 2011 floods in...
Myanmar public company to sell shares to public soon

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A Myanmar public company, which is one of the two Myanmar companies formed in joint venture with two Japanese counterparts to develop the Thilawa...
Japan eyes Indonesian rail projects

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The Japanese government has agreed with Indonesia to conduct next year its first feasibility study on introducing Japan's bullet train technology to the Southeast...
World Bank provides $20m to ease poverty in Laos

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The Lao government and the World Bank on October 10 signed a financing agreement over $20 million for the Ninth Poverty Reduction Support Operation...
Traffic jams costing a fortune for Philippine economy

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The Philippines is losing around $55 million a day in lost productivity and potential income due to traffic jams, particularly in Metro Manila and...
Myanmar to build ‘mega city’ in northern Yangon

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The Myanmar government on June 16 called for tenders for its ambitious "mega city" project in Mayangone township in northern Yangon. The project entails the...
Phnom Penh’s sewage problem (video)video

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The population of Cambodia's capital Phnom Penh has doubled to 2 million over the past 15 years, and foreign investors, attracted by the country's...