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Southeast Asia

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,...
Rainforest

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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.
Peter Vogt MD Nestle Malaysia Small

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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.
Counterfeit Ipad

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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.
Naypyidaw A Wonderful City To Visit In Burma

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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...
South China Sea Fleet

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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.
Puan Jamelah

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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.
Thailand Students

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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.