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Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea seeks more trade with the Philippines

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) plans to expand its trade and investment links with the Philippines. Citing a letter to Trade Secretary Gregory Domingo, the Philippine...
Philippines, PNG face EU import ban over illegal fishing

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The EU warned on June 10 the Philippines, one of the world’s largest fishing nations, and Papua New Guinea (PNG) that they faced an...
Southeast Asian nations angry over NSA spying

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Southeast Asian governments - together with China - have demanded an explanation from Washington over media reports that US and Australian embassies in the...
Thailand, Papua New Guinea to join forces in energy sector

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Thailand and Papua New Guinea will discuss a possible joint investment in energy and gas exploration, according to Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra after...
How can Qatar beef up its appeal for foreign workers?

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An easy question, it seems: Pay them a multiple of what they would earn at home. That’s true, but does only apply to highly-skilled...
Malaysia’s agro giant Felda in expansion spree

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Felda Global Ventures Holdings, one of the world's largest palm oil companies and agro conglomerates based in Malaysia and listed at the stock exchange...
Birds of Paradise in Indonesia

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The islands of Indonesia are famous for bird watching tours. There are 372 recorded species and many of them are unlike birds anywhere else...
Can remote Papua New Guinea become a high-tech hub?

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When a mental image of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is conjured up, one of semi-nude land-before-time tribes seems more likely to appear than that...
Indonesia, PNG join forces in oil & gas

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Indonesia and Papua New Guinea are to set up joint operations to explore oil and gas reserves in border areas of New Guinea island. According...
Asia-Pacific: PNG, East Timor grew fastest

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Papua New Guinea (PNG) and East Timor were the fastest growing economies Asia-Pacific in 2012 due to high-volume resources exports and other factors, the...
Thailand strikes gas deal with PNG

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Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra clinched a deal for gas concessions in Papua New Guinea (PNG) during her two-day tour that started on March...
Expanding ASEAN: Five candidates and their options

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ASEAN is playing an increasingly important role as a growth engine for in regional trade and investment. It is no wonder that several neighbouring states are looking into the possibility of joining ASEAN as full-fledged members.
Philippines scraps common carriers tax

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Philippine tourist arrivals are expected to balloon after President Benigno Aquino III signed a new law on March 7 exempting foreign air and shipping...
Papua New Guinea in resources boom

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The state of Papua New Guinea boasts significant growth opportunities in the natural resources sector with an annual export potential to exceed $25 billion...

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The Philippines ranks as the third most disaster-prone country in the world behind the Pacific islands of Tonga and Vanuatu because of its high...
Shopping Mall

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The World Bank is projecting optimistic growth rates for ASEAN-5 countries in its latest report "East Asia and Pacific Economic Data Monitor". Due to...

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Asia and the Pacific has seen a boom in public private partnerships (PPPs) in the past decade but it needs more effective public sector...