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Manufacturing business surges in Vietnam

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Manufacturing activity in Vietnam improved to one of the largest extents since the survey began in March 2011, Nikkei Asian Review reported. The Nikkei...
Harley Davidson’s new Thailand plant comes at the right moment

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Harley Davidson, the US motorcycle maker which will open a new plant in Thailand later this year, retrospectively has made the right decision at...
Thailand’s growth forecast hiked to 4.5%, but substantial challenges remain

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Thailand’ finance ministry raised this year’s GDP growth forecast for the country to 4.5 per cent from an earlier 4.2 per cent on the...
Thailand keen to register illegal migrant workers on time

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The Thai government is eager to have around two million illegal migrant workers, most of them from Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam, registered by...
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Approved investment projects in the Philippines grew 20.4 per cent in 2016, reaching P441.5 billion from the P366.7 billion registered in 2015.    The value of...
Duterte wants a real ‘economy’

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The Philippine Board of Investments (BOI) and Department of Science and Technology (DOST) agencies—Metals Industry Research and Development (MIRDC) and the Philippine Council for...
Malaysia facing severe labour shortage after foreign worker ban

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The Malaysian industry suffers from a severe shortage of manpower two months after the government decided to suspend the recruitment of new foreign workers....
Vietnam sees 2014 trade surplus of $1.5 billion on stronger exports

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Growth in exports driven by manufacturing could give Vietnam a trade surplus of $1.5 billion this year, far surpassing its forecast of $500 million...
Vietnam becoming world production base as firms leave China

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Multi-national groups are eyeing Vietnam as the new production base, deciding to relocate their factories from China to the country where they can outsource...
Cambodian garment workers in new campaign for wage increase

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Garment workers in 300 factories across Cambodia are to launch a new campaign on September 17 to increase their monthly minimum wage to $177...
New Indonesian president targets growth ‘unseen since Asia crisis’

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Indonesia's President-elect Joko Widodo said he’s aiming for a growth pace Indonesia hasn’t seen since before the 1990s Asian financial crisis, a shift that...
Vietnam plans industrial zone in Myanmar

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Vietnam has expressed interest in a setting up of industrial zone focused on the manufacturing of basic wood products and gems and jewelry, according...
Thai economy under heavy pressure after coup

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Thailand's economy was already struggling before the country's military seized power in a bloodless coup on May 22, saying it needed to restore order...
Vietnam’s investments in Russia reach $2.47b

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Vietnam’s investment in Russia reached US$2.47 billion at the end of February, Dau Tu newspaper reported, citing the latest figures from the Ministry of...
Singapore’s 2013 growth revised to 4.1%

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Singapore's economy expanded by 4.1 per cent in 2013, an improvement on the 1.9 per cent the previous year, the government said on February...
Singapore tops foreign investors in Myanmar

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Singaporean has emerged as the largest foreign investor in Myanmar as companies from the city state have been expanding their investments in sectors such...
Malaysia attracts $11.68b in foreign investment in 2013

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Malaysia attracted 38.774 billion ringgit ($11.68 billion) in foreign direct investments (FDI) in 2013, an increase of 24 per cent compared with 2012, the...
Foxconn to invest $1b in Indonesia

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Taiwan's technology giant Foxconn group has finally signed a letter of intent to invest up to $1 billion in Indonesia as it seeks to...