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Southeast Asia

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The dispute over the South China Sea is no longer limited to regional claimants and could threaten the stability of the entire Southeast Asia region, if diplomatic efforts between China, the Philippines and the US fail.

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Islamic institutions around the world should move past sukuk and build a unified platform that promotes the essence of Islamic finance – trading, said the head of Kuwait Finance House (KFH) in Malaysia.

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While Southeast Asia is certainly a strong economic force, some countries in the region are struggling to train and educate their people, not because of a lack of attention to the matter, but because of limited budgets.

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Indonesia’s lagging 2012 stock performance looks nothing like its stellar 2011 track record yet - but is the country truly on the way down or is it time to take advantage of low valuations? Citigroup sees 15 per cent upside potential for the rest of the year.

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Thailand's privately owned 'boutique' carrier Bangkok Airways plans to list at the Stock Exchange of Thailand next year, the company's president Puttipong Prasarttong-Osoth said. According...

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Islamic Finance is growing quickly in Southeast Asia. Inside Investor sat down with analyst Rafiza Ghazali of Thomson Reuters to learn more about the sector.

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PJI Holdings is specialising in engineering services, renewable energy, power and water projects and is looking for partners to enter 'green' joint ventures.

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The recent political and economic opening of Myanmar will see an upgrading of the formerly isolated country's transport infrastructure. Due to its strategic location,...

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Thailand is going ahead with the enhancement of its main airport Suvarnabhumi in Bangkok, stepping up the capacity of the congested travel hub to...

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Abu Dhabi-based Tasweek Real Estate Development and Marketing looks beyond its borders as it attempts to broaden its position as a leading GCC real estate developer further, with a portfolio that includes projects in Asia.

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Islamic insurance, known as Takaful, grew 19 per cent globally in 2010 and is expected to continue its fast-paced penetration into Muslim-dominated countries in...

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Uzma Group is a Malaysia-based oil and gas service company providing a wide array of technical services to the upstream sector, focusing on helping clients that are facing a production decline.

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Singapore's DBS Group has declared on April 2 that is going to buy Indonesia's Bank Danamon for $7.3 billion in a deal which is...

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Indonesia is becoming a new target destination for international investors as the country's recent economic success story has drawn a solid increase in foreign...

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Holiday Villa is a Malaysia-based international hotel brand with a wide range of properties spanning across Southeast Asia, the Middle East, Africa, and Europe....

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Thailand braces for a painful impact from the worst floods since 50 years. Economic growth for 2011 will take a hit, but confidence prevails...

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The cut throat Asian low-cost airline industry is getting more competition from a new venture by Singapore Airlines to lure international travelers on medium...

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Bloomberg Markets has released their latest data on the strongest banks in the world, and Singapore’s OCBC (Overseas-Chinese Banking Corp) leads the list.  The...