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South Korea’s Exim Bank to enter Myanmar

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Myanmar has allowed the Export-Import Bank of Korea (Exim Bank) to open a representative office in Yangon, according to the Directorate of Investment and...
Korea, Japan to build $1.5b power plant in Vietnam

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State-owned Electricity of Vietnam, or EVN, has awarded a $1.5 billion contract to a consortium of South Korea's Doosan Corp. and Japan's Mitsubishi Corp.,...
Japan aims to lure more ASEAN tourists

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In an effort to compete with South Korea in drawing tourists from the Philippines and other Southeast Asian nations, Japan has been stepping up...
Samsung moves factories from China to Vietnam

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Samsung Electronics, the world's largest smartphone manufacturer, is shifting factories from China to Vietnam to secure lower wages and defend profit margins as growth...
Indonesia seeks to buy combat submarines

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The Indonesian Defense Ministry is planning to buy submarines either from Russia or from South Korea to strengthen its naval fleet. The choice is...
Japan, South Korea eye Vietnam as production bases

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Japanese and South Korean companies are increasingly venturing into Vietnam. In the first ten months of 2013, Japanese investors made foreign direct investments (FDI)...
Cambodia sold its ship registry rights (plus flag)

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Cambodia has no control anymore over Cambodian-flagged ships complicit in illegal activities on the high seas as the government sold the authority to register...
EU to ban fish imports from Cambodia

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Cambodia, together with Guinea, Belize, South Korea, Ghana and Curaçao, have been warned by the European Union in its first major sanction against nations...
South Korea to help Myanmar with rural development

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South Korea will help Myanmar with rural areas development in the country, official media reported on November 10. The memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation...
Myanmar earns $102 million in rubber exports

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Myanmar has earned more than $102 million in raw rubber exports, up from $94 million last year, according to the Ministry of Commerce. According to...
Indonesia seals $10b currency swap with South Korea

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Indonesia and South Korea on October 12 agreed to enter a bilateral, three-year currency swap deal worth up to $10 billion, which could help...
Cambodia to establish first civil aviation school

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Cambodia plans to set up its first ever Civil Aviation Training Center with South Korean assistance in order to boost development of air transport...
Indonesia, South Korea to complete trade talks

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South Korea and Indonesia on October 12 agreed to complete negotiations on an economic pact that includes free trade provisions by the end of...
Malaysia approves 428 manufacturing projects worth $8.8b

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The Malaysian Industrial Development Authority (MIDA) said on October 3 that it approved 428 manufacturing projects at an investment volume of RM28.3 billion ($8.8...
Laos trade reaches $4.52 billion in first half of 2013

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The Lao Ministry of Industry and Commerce has reported that the value of imports and exports climbed to more than $4.52 billion in the...
South Korean investors flock to Vietnam

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South Korean firms have become important investors in Vietnam, new data from the country's investment board shows. Samsung Electronics is currently building up Vietnam as...
Malaysia one of the most corrupt nations

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Malaysia has been ranked as one of the most corrupt nations in a recent survey by consultancy Ernst & Young. Malaysia, along with China,...
South Korea, ASEAN to boost agro-cooperation

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South Korea and the ten-member ASEAN  bloc will hold talks on September 27 on boosting their agricultural cooperation and on establishment of a joint...