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Southeast Asia

Coal

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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...
Dam

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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...
Hammock

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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...
498583 Tap Money

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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...
Luxury Brands China

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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...
Yangon Power Cables

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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...
Dawei Draft

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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...
Land Rights In Cambodia

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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...
Lima

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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...
Gold Tower

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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...
Vientiane1

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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...
Shwedagon Myanmar

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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...
Myanmar New Capital City Naypyidaw

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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...
Sby Latin

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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,...