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Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased 350% in past three quarters

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Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) volume increased to 49 billion ringgit ($11.72 billion) for the first nine months of this year compared with the...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
China to assist Cambodia in setting up e-commerce ecosystem

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Cambodia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on November 10 to support the development of the country’s e-commerce business operations, according to a...
Telecom giant MTN to pursue start-up deals in Middle East, Africa

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Africa’s leading telecom company MTN has recently announced its first partnership campaign with one of the continent’s largest tech incubators, Africa Internet Holding (AIH)....
FDI in Myanmar tripled in current fiscal year

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Foreign investment in Myanmar is set to triple in the current fiscal year ending March 30, 2014, with 50 per cent going into manufacturing,...
Myanmar mobile phone licenses delayed again

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The Myanmar government has once again delayed the approval of the telecommunications by-law until January 2014, local media reports said. The delay will further...
Indonesia to ease curbs on foreign investment

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The Indonesian government said on November 6 it will allow foreign investment in airports and ports as the government seeks to revitalise an economy...
Thailand’s True Corp to raise up to $2.55b

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Shareholders of Thailand's telecom operator True Corp PCL have voted to list an infrastructure fund to raise 60 billion to 80 billion baht ($1.92...
Canada struggles to get noticed in Southeast Asia

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Canada's Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who arrived for a three-day visit in Kuala Lumpur on October 4, seems to have picked the wrong timing...
Ooredoo, Telenor in network-sharing talks for Myanmar

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Qatar's telecom company Ooredoo is in talks with Norway's Telenor to share transmitter towers in Myanmar, seeking cost savings as they build networks in...
Chunghwa Telecom eyes Myanmar’s 3G market

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Taiwan's largest telecom company, Chunghwa Telecom (CHT), together with leading smartphone maker HTC will cooperate with overseas firms to invest in the largest telecom...
Vietnam has 131.6m mobile phone subscribers

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Vietnam had 131.6 million mobile phone and 9.5 million landline subscribers by the end of 2012, according to the Vietnam's Information and Communication Information...
Thailand’s True Corp cuts down IPO expectations

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Thailand's second largest telecommunications company, True Corp, has indicated it may cut the size of the planned initial public offering (IPO) of its infrastructure...
Singapore-GCC trade agreement in effect

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A new trade pact, the Gulf Cooperation Council-Singapore Free Trade Agreement (GSFTA) came into effect on September 1, 2013. The GSFTA is a comprehensive free...
Philippines’ DMCI eyes opportunities in Myanmar

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Manila-based infrastructure and property group DMCI Holdings has expressed its desire to venture into the Myanmar real estate sector, Philippine Business World reported on...
Myanmar needs $300b to catch up

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More than $300 billion needs to be pumped into Myanmar's economy if the country wants to catch up with its infrastructure, housing, power supply,...
Luzon blackout stresses power deficiency

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The Philippine capital of Manila and almost half of Luzon experienced a blackout when about five power stations shut down just after sunset on...
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.