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Trans-Pacific Partnership

Trump backs boycott of Thai-made Harley-Davidson bikes

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In what is probably a first in US history, an acting president publicly supported calls for a boycott of a US product, and, with...
Indonesia considers joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership

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Indonesia is studying the possibility of joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) without the United States, known as TPP-11. The country will discuss the matter...
Harley-Davidson builds factory in Thailand

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In what is quite a contradiction to US President Donald Trump's motto "Buy American, hire American," iconic US motorbike maker Harley-Davidson announced on May...
Asia seeks new trade deals after Trump dumps TPP

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Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...
TPP leaders to stick to trade pact despite Trump’s objection

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The leaders of the 12 member states of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) at the meeting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) in Peru agreed...
Vietnam shelves TPP ratification after US election

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Vietnam will back off from ratifying the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) agreement due to political changes ahead in the US, but wants to maintain "good...
Obama leaves fate of TPP to Trump – Vietnam’s economy seen as casualty

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US President Barack Obama's administration has suspended its efforts to win congressional approval for his Asian free-trade deal agreement of the Trans Pacific Partnership...
Trump’s presidency carries significant economic risks for Asia-Pacific

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Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election poses significant new risks for the Asia-Pacific region, notably China and other important trading partners of...
Vietnam startup gets funding from StanChart, Goldman Sachs

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MoMo, Vietnam's first and only mobile wallet service, raised $25 million from Standard Chartered Private Equity and $3 million from Goldman Sachs, VnExpress reported....
Apple mulls $1-billion data center in first Vietnam investment

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US technology giant Apple eyes building a $1-billion regional data hub in Vietnam's capital Hanoi, a report by Dien Dan Doanh Nghiep, the official...
Four ASEAN nations seal TPP deal

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For four countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), formal membership in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) has become a reality. Singapore, Malaysia,...
Vietnam economy forecast to be 17th-strongest in the world by 2025

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Vietnam's economy, which currently ranks 55th globally by GDP, will grow to rank 17 by 2025, predicts US investment house Goldman Sachs in a...
Joseph Stiglitz: The trans-pacific free-trade (TPP) charade

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There's been a big buzz in the media about the October 5 agreement reached by the US and 11 other countries on the Trans-Pacific...
Vietnam targets $10-billion wood exports by 2020

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Vietnam's target of earning $10 billion revenue from wood and wooden product exports by 2020 is on track, Vietnam News Agency reported. Vietnam Timber and...
US Congress members want Brunei TPP deal called off

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Over a hundred members of the US House of Representatives have signed a letter urging the government to call off a trade deal with Brunei over...
Malaysia’s prime minister in favour of TPPA

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Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak has reassured Malaysians that the country stands to gain from an expanded market base by joining the Trans-Pacific Partnership...
Vietnam wants TPP talks concluded ‘as soon as possible’

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Vietnam is eager to step up coordination with Brunei, Malaysia and Singapore to conclude the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) negotiations as soon as possible, the...
Obama expected to push for closer ties with ASEAN during visit

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US President Barack Obama's visit to Asia, which includes Japan, South Korea, Malaysia and the Philippines, at the end of April is expected to...