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Call to create a national entrepreneurship policy programme in Brunei

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A few years ago, I sat down and talked to a local lady in Brunei. We managed to discuss the entrepreneurial scenery in the...
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Working long hours, not enough time to sleep, spend with your family or friends can lead to an unhealthy work-life balance. That's an issue...
Middle East buyers drive London’s property market

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London continues to attract Middle Eastern investors as investment increased from 7.5 per cent of total investment in 2012 to 17 per cent in...
Spain to make Philippines investment hub in ASEAN

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Spain is looking at the possibility of making the Philippines its hub for trade and investments in the region and gateway to the other...
Indonesia and India named world’s biggest shark killers

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In July, a European Union-sponsored study found that Indonesia and India kill the most sharks of all countries. The purpose of the study was...
ASEAN youth unemployment needs to be addressed

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The International Labour Organisation puts youth unemployment across ASEAN at 12.7 per cent, which means that around 75 million young people do not have a job. Their potential needs to be unlocked.
Next disaster in Dhaka clothing factory

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Eight people were killed when a fire swept through a clothing factory in Bangladesh, police and an industry association official said on May 9,...
Look closer: Is there blood on your shirt?

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The April 24 collapse of a garment factory building in Bangladesh that left more than 1,000 dead has highlighted the question again: Why are costs and profits in the fast-fashion industry so extremely distorted?
ASEAN and its unravelling integration dreams

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Standing shoulder to shoulder, ASEAN members may show a strong look of unity. But behind the smiles and handshakes, predictably conventional barriers to integration will wedge them apart, finds Justin Calderon.
ABB grows with Qatar’s mega-projects

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ABB, one of the globally leading power and automation technology group, has an office in Qatar since the 1960s. Inside Investor wanted to know more about the operations of the Swiss-based multinational.

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Dropmysite, a Singaporean website established in 2011 that gives free service to users to backup websites, databases and email accounts, recently signed a partnership...
ASEAN’s sweet accents

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The annals of history, have, as it seems, predisposed some countries in Asia to have a greatest vernacular ability in the world’s business language. Justin Calderon listened carefully to the accents on Tagalog, Thai and Bahasa Indonesia

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Melia Hotels International, one of the largest hotel chains in the world as well as the leading hotel group in the Spanish market in...
Mindanao takes center stage for investors

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The news that Mindanao would be receiving investments from Malaysia amounting to $575 million was the most viewed story on Investvine over the past three days. Justin Calderon found out why.
A look at North Africa: Algeria’s troubles

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If investors weren’t already rattled enough by the prospects of dealing with Algeria’s red-taped system, it now seems that they will also have the added possibility of an Islamist militant resurgence on their minds.
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With the former unique "country brand" of the United States and  Europe's iconic country brands such as France, Italy and Spain beginning to lose...