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Taken by storm: The economic impact

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Countries in the presumable or constant path of storms must develop infrastructure and contingency plans to alleviate the social and economic costs of the whims of the world’s weather, writes Justin Calderon.
Cambodia GDP set to grow 7%

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Cambodia is projected to have the second fastest-growing economy in Southeast Asia behind Laos over the next few years, the World Bank said in...

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Vietnam's economic growth, hit by high inflation, shrinking exports and bad debts, is expected to slow to 5.1 per cent in 2012 from 5.89...

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Some of the biggest names in private equity have recently been racing to set up business in ASEAN and to put their surplus cash to work. They are all drawn by a region that is still defying the global economic slowdown.

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Cambodia's total import and export volume was $12.31 billion in the first eleven months of 2012, up 17.5 per cent over the same period...
Western Union

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Western Union, the US-based global money transfer service provider, has signed a deal with Myanmar's Co-operative Bank (CB Bank) to conduct person-to-person money transfers...
ChinaMiddleClass

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In the coming realignment of world powers, emerging nations in Asia will play a key role and are set to become dominant global political...
Mikecannon.2L

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The Sarawak Convention Bureau aims to bring Sarawak to the forefront as a competitive destination for international meetings.Inside Investor talked with Managing Director Mike Cannon about the latest developments.
Monk Computer

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California-based Intel Corp, the world’s largest semiconductor chip maker, announced on December 7 that it will be the first semiconductor manufacturer to provide technology...

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It’s time for the Gulf Cooperation Council to look East. Global capital is now ending up in Southeast Asia, a region identified as new investment haven with growth prospects unheard of at present times
Siam Paragon

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Southeast Asia's second-largest economy remained resilient to the economic wobbles in China, the US and the euro zone,  the Thai Chamber of Commerce reported...
Dam

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Laos is on the way to become Southeast Asia model nation for the use of hydropower as a primary source of electricity, though the...
Call Center

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The Philippines is predicted to overtake India’s business process outsourcing (BPO) industry by 2015, building steam off of its favourable demographics and an English-proficient...
DollarBundle

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Global private equity majors are showing rising interest in opportunities in Southeast Asia, all drawn by a region that is still defying the global...
Condom Factory

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Malaysia-based condom producer Karex Industries is set to continue the IPO spree at the Bursa Malaysia with a planned public offering in 2013 to...
Human Rights Hands

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The 21st ASEAN Summit saw the adoption of the ASEAN Human Rights Declaration by the leaders of the 10 member states, the first stepping-stone on the road to a legally binding treaty, after a troubled gestation period.
Jiabao Yingluck

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Thailand is seeking closer economic ties to the world's second largest economy, China, it turned out during a two-day visit of Chinese Premier Wen...
ASEAN Summit3

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An alternative to US President Barack Obama's Trans-Pacific Partnership, the 16-member Regional Comprehensive Partnership (RCEP) is the newest concept for an economic union between...