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Southeast Asia

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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...

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Now that the once-isolated Southeast Asian nation has officially become approachable by US investment, foreign businessmen plying name cards across Yangon and Naypyidaw bodes well for the success of reforms.

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An Inside Investor online poll among people frequently travelling in Southeast Asia for business has shown that Singapore is the most popular city for...

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After more than 15 years of harsh sanctions against Myanmar, US companies now get the opportunity to refresh economic relations with the former pariah...

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US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton arrived in Vientiane on July 11 from a brief trip to Hanoi for an official one-day visit, the...

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Indonesian President Susilo Bambang Yudhoyono called for further collaboration between ASEAN and Latin America at the two-day ASEAN Latin Business Forum 2012 in Jakarta,...

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The huge Dawei industrialisation project on Myanmar's south coast has suffered a setback as one of the local key partners, the Max Myanmar conglomerate,...

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Resource-dependent economies and corporations of Southeast Asia have the opportunity to boost both the environment and their bottom lines after Brazil’s Rio +20 Earth Summit.

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The Malaysian arm of Swiss food and beverage major Nestlé just celebrated 100 years of presence in the country. Its products have become household names in Malaysia. Inside Investor looked behind the curtains of this success.

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Intellectual property laws are still weak throughout Southeast Asia, despite some countries stepping up measures for better protection of trademarks and patents. However, counterfeit goods seem to remain an ever-thriving industry.

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Next year's World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia will be held in Myanmar, Klaus Schwab, the founder and executive chairman of the WEF,...

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Maybank's Islamic banking arm is expanding rapidly and encourages investors to take a look at their expertise. Inside Investor talked to Muzaffar Bin Hisham, CEO of Maybank Islamic and Head Islamic Banking Group.

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The Sarawak government recently committed RM20 million over the next five years to support the university's on-campus research activities, with particular interest in increasing expertise in engineering and technics.

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When it comes to doing business in Southeast Asia, Singapore has consistently topped rankings as being one of the most conducive countries to acquire...