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East Timor aims to join ASEAN

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The tiny nation of East Timor has reaffirmed that it is keen to join the Association of Southeast Asian Nations to accelerate its economic...
Malaysia braces for huge FDI inflows

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With a number of large projects coming up in Malaysia starting from 2013, the nation is expecting new record capital inflows into the several...
Vietnam’s economy in slow mode

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The economy of Vietnam expanded at its slowest pace in 13 years in 2012 as bank lending and domestic demand eased, adding pressure on...
Philippines growing faster than expected

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The Philippine economy is expected to grow by more than 6 per cent this year, which is above the country's earlier growth forecast of...
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...
Moody’s bullish on Philippine growth

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Rating agency Moody’s has issued an upgrade appraisal for the Philippines on the back of the country’s strong economic fundamentals. The move signals that...
Myanmar drafts 30-year development plan

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The Myanmar government is currently setting up the National Development Plan, which covers the country's economic and social development over the next 30 years. The...

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Indian healthcare provider Apollo Group of Hospitals has launched its telemedicine service in Yangon, Myanmar’s largest city, this month. The telemedicine service will be used...
Image Gallery

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If Malaysia can close their gender gap, economic momentum substantial enough to escape the middle-income trap would be feasible, the World Bank’s 2012 report...
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...
Food

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The World Bank in its latest "Food Price Watch" report released on November 29 said that a "new norm" of costlier food was setting...
Bangladesh

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In a bid to showcase the country's overlooked growth potential, Bangladesh will stage its first ever investment summit on December 4 in Singapore. The...
ASEAN Summit Opening

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The 7th East Asia Summit, together with the 21st ASEAN summit, currently being held in Cambodia from November 16 to 20, is the stage...
Filipinos

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The Philippine GDP will grow by 5 per cent in 2012, International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde said during her visit in...
THAILAND MALL

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Thailand is hoping to achieve high-income status in 15 years, raising gross national income (GNI) to $12,400 per capita, a goal outlined in the...
China Flags

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China’s manufacturing dominance is becoming increasingly undermined by the rising fortunes of its smaller ASEAN-member neighbours. But not only manufacturing, also investments are moving south.
Myanmar ATM

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The world's largest credit card company, Visa Inc, has signed agreements with three private banks in Myanmar – Kanbawza, CB and Myanmar Oriental –...
Myanmar Fighting

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Investors are well advised to remodel their investment strategies in Myanmar. Latest news show that it is clearly a long way to go for this country to wipe out the effects of 50-plus years of harsh military dictatorship.