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Ooredoo, Telenor in network-sharing talks for Myanmar

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Qatar's telecom company Ooredoo is in talks with Norway's Telenor to share transmitter towers in Myanmar, seeking cost savings as they build networks in...
Telenor predicts fivefold mobile phone surge in Myanmar

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Telenor, the Norwegian company that was granted one mobile phone license in Myanmar, said that mobile phone subscriptions in the country are likely surge...
Indonesia’s investment heydays are yet to return

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The “Indonesian Trade and Investment Update 2013” held at the Indonesian embassy in Doha on September 26 is a good occasion to give an...
Chunghwa Telecom eyes Myanmar’s 3G market

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Taiwan's largest telecom company, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), together with leading smartphone maker HTC will cooperate with overseas firms to invest in the largest telecom...
CEO Steve Troop Sm

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Steve Troop, CEO of Barwa Bank, about GCC investors' response
Lessons learnt: The end of a volatile summer for ASEAN

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The surprise announcement by Federal Reserve chairman Ben Bernanke on September 19 that the Fed will not taper its money stimulus programme yet came...
Number of Filipino workers in Qatar decreasing

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The number of  Overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) in Qatar has been decreasing since 2012, partly because of the Philippine government’s imposition of a $400...
Sultan of Brunei on hotel buying spree

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Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah, who via the Brunei Investment Agency controls the Dorchester Collection, chain of currently 9 luxury hotels in the US and...
Local Myanmar telecom firm to raise $1b

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Myanmar's Yatanapon Teleport, one of the two local rivals against the two foreign mobile operators in Myanmar - Norway’s Telenor and Qatar’s Ooredoo who...
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...
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...
Southeast Asia in the stranglehold of capital outflows

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What is currently happening in Southeast Asia’s economies needs closer attention. It seems that the major nations have hit a speed bump in their...
Cebu Pacific plans Qatar route

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The Philippines' low-cost carrier Cebu Pacific Air said it is considering launching direct flights from Manila to the Qatari capital Doha. Officials from the Manila-based...
Telenor will invest just $2b in Myanmar

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Norway's mobile phone giant Telenor, which was one of the firms being granted a license to build up a mobile phone network in Myanmar,...
Ooredoo will need to proceed cautiously in Myanmar

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The successful bid of Ooredoo (formerly Qatar Telecom) for a mobile phone licence in Myanmar was a great step forward towards closer business relations...
Stuart-Williamson

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A global investment guide by Stuart Williamson, CEO Montpelier Malaysia
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...
Go Philippines, but do your homework first

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Times are changing. The Philippines, which probably has been seen as not more than a constant source of foreign workers, maids and nurses for...