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Vietnam’s shrimp exports surge 15%

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Vietnam expects to earn around $2.6 billion from shrimp exports in 2013, up by 15 per cent over 2012, according to the Vietnam Association...
Tourist numbers to Indonesia increase 6.4%

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The number of foreign tourist to Indonesia, who were mainly visiting Jakarta, Bali and Batam, has increased by 6.4 per cent from January to...
Myanmar investment reaches new heights

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Myanmar received a total of $731 million in foreign investment in August 2013, pumping up the total investment in the country to $43 billion,...
Tourism: Top 10 foreign spenders in Malaysia

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A new study by credit card firm Visa has listed the top spenders among card holding tourists coming to Malaysia in 2012. The result:...
Vietjet plans for stock listing

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Vietnam's low-cost airline Vietjet said it is considering an initial public offering (IPO) "in 18 to 24 months"  to fund expansion after becoming profitable...
ASEAN textile exports to US, EU shrinking

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Exports of textiles and garments of ASEAN member countries to the US and European Union markets declined in 2012, the Taiwan Textile Federation (TTF)...
Japan warns of property investment scam in Cambodia

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The National Consumer Affairs Center of Japan and related bodies are warning of a rise in fraudulent investment schemes involving real estate in Cambodia,...
Vietnam posts trade deficit, but FDI on the rise

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Vietnam had a $300 million trade deficit in August 2013 after reporting trade surpluses in June and July, local media reported. The deficit for the...
Ministers agree to set up ASEAN+6 FTA

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The 16 economic ministers of Asean+6 (10 ASEAN nations and China, South Korea, Japan, India, Australia and New Zealand) have agreed at a meeting...
Malaysia reluctant to join TPP

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Malaysia has said its participation in the proposed Trans-Pacific Partnership would depend on "ensuring its sovereignty" in the pact which aims to combine the...
Vietnam’s trade surplus with EU at $13.5 billion

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Vietnam registered a trade surplus with the European Union of $13.5 billion out of a total bilateral trade of $19 billion in the past...

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On August 14, the Philippines and the US conducted high level talks on a proposal to increase the US military’s rotational presence in the...
Japan’s debt reaches 1,000,000,000,000,000 yen

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On August 9, Japan's government announced a new world record: The country's national debt has reached 1,008,600,000,000,000 yen, or more than 1 quadrillion yen,...
Indonesia and India named world’s biggest shark killers

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In July, a European Union-sponsored study found that Indonesia and India kill the most sharks of all countries. The purpose of the study was...

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The government of the Philippines has announced that it will seek a larger American military presence in the country. The Philippines hosted the largest American...
Vietnam car industry ‘could collapse’

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Vietnam's automotive industry faces a major challenge under commitments to the ASEAN Free Trade Area (Afta) which will abolish auto import taxes in 2018. The...
Japanese bookstore challenges Amazon in ASEAN

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Tokyo-based bookstore Kinokuniya Co said on August 6 that they will be setting up online stores throughout Southeast Asia in order to catch up...
Sun rises on Japan’s TPP entrance

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The US appears to have galvanised political will in one of the most crucial allies behind the 12-nation Trans-Pacific Partnership, a free trade agreement...