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South Africa

Thais spend a record of 9.38 hours on the Internet – daily

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Thai people are spending an average of nine hours and 38 minutes daily on the Internet, with around one third of this time used...
Malaysia’s Prince Court Medical Center wins major international award

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Malaysia's Prince Court Medical Center is again named the hospital that best provides medical tourists with outstanding care beyond standard clinical protocols and excellent...
Telecom giant MTN to pursue start-up deals in Middle East, Africa

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Africa’s leading telecom company MTN has recently announced its first partnership campaign with one of the continent’s largest tech incubators, Africa Internet Holding (AIH)....
Burkina Faso seeks Singapore investment

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The West African state of Burkina Faso has asked Singapore businesses to invest in the country, it emerged during a visit by President Blaise...
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...
Vodafone, China Mobile skip Myanmar

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Vodafone and China Mobile, the world's two largest mobile phone operators, announced on May 31 that they would withdraw their bids for one of Myanmar's...
Thai rice industry under heavy pressure

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The steadily appreciating baht, a farmer subsidy scheme that is distorting competition and a build-up of the biggest-ever stockpiles have put Thailand's formerly flourishing...
Tiffany to polish diamonds in Cambodia

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New York-based jewellery firm Tiffany & Co is setting up a diamond-polishing factory in Phnom Penh along with a training center, local media reported. Construction...
Malaysia tops Asia’s investment in Africa

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Malaysia is ahead of China in foreign direct investments in Africa, new data published by the United Nations shows. A survey of foreign investment into...
Is Myanmar a business opportunity bonanza?

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The opportunity for investors in Myanmar exists and a clearer picture of Myanmar’s course seems to pop out. Justin Calderon tries to capture the view of the new Myanmar from the right angle.
Thai food giant plans $2.5b expansion

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Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods), Thailand's largest agro business conglomerate, has said it will spend 75 billion baht ($2.5 billion) to expand its domestic...
G20

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Facing the debt crisis in Europe that threatens to affect markets worldwide, G20 world leaders who concluded their annual meeting in Los Cabos, Mexico,...

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Devland Holdings, an American consulting company, is suing Dubai World over fees owed for consulting, broking, and advising over issues pertaining to the sale...

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Several Gulf Coast countries scored high on a poll run by HSBC about the friendliness of their nations.  Despite recent political unrest, Bahrain scored...