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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...

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An estimated 1,000 government healthcare workers staged a walkout on October 25 in Manila in protest of cost-raising privatisation measures to be instated under...

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Southeast Asia's biggest economy, Indonesia, grew by 6.17 per cent in the third quarter of 2012, the eighth quarter of growth above the 6...

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Southeast Asian nations are more likely to export less food in years to come as their urban populations are growing, which increases domestic demand, puts a strain on food production and requires more resources.

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There is a lot of talk about the Philippines becoming the next success story for business and investment in Southeast Asia, based on assumptions the country might have overcome its damaged economic culture.

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Thailand's oil major PTT has plans to open 60 petrol service stations in Laos over the next 5 years as part of its regional...

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The Philippines has been ranked fourth in the global microfinance industry in a poll conducted by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) that included 55...

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The largest wind farm in Southeast Asia will start operation next month in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima province, with a generation capacity of 103.5 megawatts...

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The Philippines' president Benigno S. Aquino III has urged foreign investors to look into the bidding of 21 public-private partnership (PPP) projects the country's...

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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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US-based private equity company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co said it will invest more than $1 billion in the Southeast Asian region over the...

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Discouraging results in the latest "Ease of Doing Business 2013" ranking by the World Bank and a sluggish foreign direct investment inflow in 2012...

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The Philippines is continuing apace with its efforts to integrate with the other 10-member nations of ASEAN in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by...

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The Philippines is pushing ahead collaboration with ASEAN member states and the US to share its know-how on biotechnology in farming and developing genetically...

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For the seventh year running, Singapore has been ranked the easiest place to do business in the world, according to the Doing Business 2013...

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The ASEAN trading link, a combined exchange platform between seven ASEAN bourses, is taking shape. Three countries, Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand have already joined...

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There are an estimated 200,000 Filipinos working in Qatar, or roughly 10 per cent of the population. Filipinos commonly find jobs as construction workers, domestic helpers or in the hospitality and tourism industry.

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The formation date of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) and the implementation of a currency authority for the ten ASEAN member states were discussed...