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Dubai firm revives $220m Vietnam project

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Dubai-based property developer Limitless, a company wholly owned by the Dubai government, on May 6 signed a new joint venture agreement for the construction...
Malaysia, Abu Dhabi jointly raise $3b

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Malaysia's state-owned project company 1Malaysia Development Bhd (1MDB) and its Abu Dhabi partner Aabar Investments have raised $3 billion through private placements to invest...
Looking East: Healthcare investments to consider

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The global boom in medical tourism opens many avenues for Middle East investors in healthcare, pharmaceutical supply and related services. In Southeast Asia, the Philippines is the next candidate.
Foreign investment in Thailand up 126%

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Overseas businesses making the shift to the “Land of Smiles” accounted for a combined investment of $125.9 million during the first quarter of 2013,...
Dubai group invests in Bangkok tower

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A Dubai-based business group has invested $27 million in Thailand's tallest tower, MahaNakhon, currently under construction in Bangkok's business district Sathorn and slated to...

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UAE-based property portal propertyfinder.ae announced on March 29 the next step of it international expansion plans with the entry into the vast Egypt market...
Philippine gun deals under scrutiny

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Austrian gun maker Glock has been accused of supplying the black market in the Philippines with firearms in deals that were originally sealed with...
Singapore gets first taste of Jollibee

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The Philippines’ popular fast food chain, Jollibee, most recognisable by its iconic bumblebee, opened its first outlet in Singapore on March 12. The first branch...
UAE, Qatar step up Malaysia investment

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The United Arab Emirates (UAE) have finalised two investment deals worth $12.8 billion with Malaysia on March 12 on high-impact projects in Malaysia, while...
Thailand to evolve as plastic surgery hub

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Thailand, already the leading country for medical tourism in Southeast Asia, is taking efforts to become the regional hub for cosmetic surgery, a market...
Aabar sets sight on Tun Razak Exchange

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Abu Dhabi-based investment company Aabar Investments reportedly plans to make "a significant investment" in Malaysia's new Tun Razak Exchange (TRX) project, the ambitious business...
The Philippines’ secret success: Exporting the tunes

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They are part of the Overseas Filipino Workforce: Musicians who are swarming out to the world in thousands to find better paid jobs, or to find a job at all, by performing music in the clubs and bars of this world.

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The Malaysian government has awarded the task to build the Malaysian embassy complex in Moscow, Russia, to the consortium of Bina Puri-Beringin Waja led...
Dubai firm plans $30b Vietnam project

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Dubai-based property developer Global Sphere has embarked on a mega-project in Vietnam that reportedly will cost $30 billion and take 17 years to complete,...
Vietnam’s trade with UAE climbs 150 per cent

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According to official trade figures by the Vietnam government, trade between the UAE and Vietnam grew by more than 150 per cent during 2012...
Looking East: The tourism investment angle in Southeast Asia

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The Gulf states, especially Qatar, find a promising area for investment in ASEAN in the tourism sector, as a number of ventures by Qatari investment institutions have shown in the recent past.
Coke bottles sustainability with a lot of committments

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One of the largest employers in the world, Coca-Cola, serves 300 million customers every day. Inside Investor asked Gürtay Kipcak, Director of Coca-Cola Eurasia and Africa Group, to explain the giant company’s goals for 2020.
Philippines seek green UAE investment

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The Philippines hope to woo investors from the UAE for the Southeast Asian country's renewable and clean energy projects, it emerged during a visit...