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Philippines Could Lose $1.5 Billion In Remittances From Cash-strapped Gulf States

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Around 80,000 to 100,000 jobs for Oversea Filipino Workers, or OFWs, among them 30,000 household service workers, could be lost due to the precarious...
Push for Islamic Finance needed in Brunei

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Brunei, although it has a small banking market, is still somehow underestimating the potential of Islamic finance as incentives to set up Shariah banking...
Malaysia seeks more visitors from Middle East

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Tourism Malaysia has started different programmes to attract visitors from the region for its big celebration, the Visit Malaysia Year (VMY) 2014 in the...
Singapore-GCC trade agreement in effect

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A new trade pact, the Gulf Cooperation Council-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) came into effect on September 1, 2013. The GSFTA is a comprehensive free...
Another last frontier: Investing in East Timor?

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A Southeast Asian country quite off the radar of the international community is East Timor, the former Portuguese colony that got independent from Indonesia...
Malaysia’s exports show signs of weakness

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Malaysia’s exports in May 2013 fell an unexpected 5.8 per cent to $17.8 billion from a year ago, which was below the consensus forecast...
Singapore and Oman forge closer ties

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Bilateral relations between Oman and Singapore are moving forward after the signing of two new agreements under the Oman-Singapore Enhanced Partnership, which aims to...
ASEAN business visa policy favourable for Qatar

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A multi-state visa for ASEAN visitors is a highly desirable and necessary way to improve the region’s growth prospects. And, this will be a great relief for business travelers who want to explore various opportunities in the region.
Looking East: Healthcare investments to consider

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The global boom in medical tourism opens many avenues for Middle East investors in healthcare, pharmaceutical supply and related services. In Southeast Asia, the Philippines is the next candidate.
East Timor’s oil wealth growing

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The state oil fund of East Timor showed a balance of $11.77 billion at the end of 2012, surpassing Oman's and Bahrain's with $9.1...
Brunei investors reach out to Oman

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Oman Brunei Investment Co (OBIC), a joint venture between the governments of Brunei and Oman, is looking forward to investing heavily in Oman's private...
Malakoff

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Malaysian power company Malakoff Corp Bhd, the next candidate for a large initial public offering at the Bursa Malaysia, has said it wanted to...
Oman Mobile

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The Oman Brunei Investment Company, a private equity firm co-funded by the Brunei Investment Agency, has bought a majority share of Renna Mobile, an...
Oman Air

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The national carrier of Oman, Oman Air, is ramping up the frequency of its non-stop Muscat-Bangkok service due to high demand on the route,...
Oman

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Oman and Singapore are moving closer to look for bilateral investment opportunities, it turned out at the Oman Investment Forum which was hosted by...
Eurofighter

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British Prime Minister David Cameron is touring the UAE, Saudi Arabia and Oman from November 5 to 7 in order to sell Eurofighter Typhoon...
Yingluck Bahrain

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The Gulf nation of Bahrain has agreed to a proposal by Thai officials to open the Thai Trade Center, a commercial distribution center for...

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The event was being held under the patronage of H.E. Sheikh Hamad bin Jassim bin Jabr Al Thani, Qatar Prime Minister and Minister of...