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Malaysia, China set trade target of $160b by 2017

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Malaysia and China have set a bilateral trade target of $160 billion by 2017, as agreed between Malaysia's Prime Minister Najib Razak and China's...
Why property prices in Myanmar are really skyrocketing

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Property prices in Myanmar and especially in the business capital of Yangon have been surging over the past months to the effect that square...
ASEAN markets await crucial Fed decision

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ASEAN stocks and currencies were down on September 18 as countries eagerly awaited the decision of the US Federal Reserve to reduce its quantitative...
ASEAN Muslim grouping highly lists food security

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The ASEAN grouping representing the southern swathe of Southeast Asian Muslims has made a joint push for hybrid rice farming to up production, it...
Great Wall comes to Thailand

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Chinese car maker Great Wall Motors has announced plans to invest of up to $340 million to set up a factory in Thailand, according...
Myanmar clears 60% of foreign debt

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Myanmar on January 28 announced a deal with international lenders to cancel or refinance nearly $6 billion of its debt, almost 60 per cent...
Strong peso hurts Philippine call centers

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The low-cost advantage of the export-oriented Filipino service economy, in particular the business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, has become under threat due to the...
Luxury Brands China

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Southeast Asia, China, Japan, South Korea and Taiwan will be the world's richest economies by 2050 and are already home of the largest number...
Lima

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Peru wants to forge closer trade ties with Vietnam as the South American country begins looking for investment opportunities in Southeast Asia, according to...
Vietnam Hats

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Vietnam's economy showed signs of regained strength in the second quarter 2012, according to figures released by the government on June 29. GDP grew  by...
Latin America China

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By offering a $10 billion credit line for infrastructure and proposing a key trade forum, China is wooing countries in Latin America and tries...

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For a real estate developer such as Mohammad Alabbar, chairmain of Emaar, the Emirati company, there is no time to waste on such trivialities...

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Glencore, the world’s largest commodities trader, recently announced a flotation valued at $11 billion.  Now, Aabar (owned by Abu Dhabi’s International Petroleum Investment Company)...

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In a move uncharacteristic of the secretive Swiss banking industry, authorities there have frozen hundreds of millions of dollars belonging to deposed and current...

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Qatar’s sovereign property developer, Qatari Diar, will finalize the purchase of the famous Singapore establishment Raffles Hotel. Joseph Conrad, Rudyard Kipling, W. Somerset Maugham,...

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The largest commodities trader in the world, Glencore, has announced that it values its impending flotation at about $61 billion.  Shares will be offered...

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In an effort to disrupt UberMedia’s growing hold on Twitter-related companies, Twitter has all but finalized a deal to purchase Tweetdeck for a reported...

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Toby O’Connor has been named the CEO of DBS Group’s Islamic banking branch, Islamic Bank of Asia (IB Asia). After a period that has...