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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made short visits to Brunei and East Timor this week to hold talks on political and economic issues...

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Salamworld, a Turkey-based start-up company offering a Facebook-like social network platform in the Internet, plans its global launch in November this year and is...

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The continued dispute about the new Myanmar investment law is unsettling investors and has sparked concerns that foreign companies might reconsider entering the country...

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National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), the biggest bank in the United Arab Emirates by assets, is set to officially open its first branch...

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About 10 of Myanmar's 18 onshore and 25 offshore blocks will be up for bidding in the near future, the country's energy minister said on...

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Indonesia has set itself the target of reaching $41 billion in investment in 2013, the head of the country's Investment Coordinating Board, Chatib Basri,...

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Indonesia’s voracious energy demand has spurred state electricity utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) to establish a $1 billion budget for acquiring stakes in private...

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The much-disputed Xayaburi Dam that straddles the Mekong River in Laos has been given a second life. The $3.5 billion project was suspended last December...

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A new campaign is out to promote tourism in Southeast Asia with a swathe of initiatives, such as the creation of a new website...

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The current low-interest environment in ASEAN spurs public and private sector spending in infrastructure, technology and skills and is boosting the capital markets in...

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Southeast Asia, China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will be the world's richest economies by 2050 and are already home of the largest number...

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Electricity-starved Myanmar wants to beef up its dilapidated power grid with investments of $26 billion over the next decade, local media reported. The country currently...

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The Dawei deep-sea port and industrial zone project received support from Thai and Myanmar leaders on July 23 in an attempt to soften the...

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The Cambodian government has decided to oppose misused economic land concessions (ELCs), recognising claims made by rural Cambodians. Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen revoked illegally...

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Peru wants to forge closer trade ties with Vietnam as the South American country begins looking for investment opportunities in Southeast Asia, according to...

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The World Bank has opened up a new country office in Yangon, the commercial capital of Myanmar. The international financial institution will prepare a...

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The construction sector in Cambodia has attracted a total investment of $868 million in the first half of 2012, an increase 36 per cent...

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Laos is nearing the approval of its membership in the World Trade Organisation (WTO). The accession negotiations are in the final stages, the country's...