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Economic growth in Myanmar has been hampered by a more difficult economic environment in the country's fiscal year 2015-2016 (April 1 to March 31),...

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The Philippines in a last-minute decision is officially joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) before the deadline by the end of this...

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Inequality in Indonesia has reached historical high, a World Bank report released in Jakarta on December 8 revealed. The country's Gini coefficient, which measures...

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A new report released by ratings agency Standard & Poor’s and the World Bank, Standard and Poor’s Ratings Services Global Financial Literary Survey, shows...

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The World Bank in the latest of its half-yearly East Asia and Pacific Economic Update reports released in October documents a rapid decline in...

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The World Bank cut its 2015 and 2016 growth forecasts for developing East Asia and Pacific (EAP), saying the outlook was clouded by the...

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The general strength of the US dollar and poorly managed currency control by the Myanmar central bank has led to another plunge of the...

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During the hottest and driest season of the year, the massive Chao Phraya dam in central Thailand, one of the largest dams in Southeast...

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Net oil exporter Malaysia and commodity-rich Indonesia are the two nations to suffer most from low oil prices, while Japan will likely have the...

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Laos is to carry out a countrywide census, state-run media said on October 21. "People will be interviewed in regards to their profession, marital status,...

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The World Bank has revised down its economic growth forecast for Thailand to 1.5 per cent, the lowest in Southeast Asia, from 3 per...

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Foreign investors keen to invest in up to planned 100 hydropower plants in Laos are the main target for newly listed shares on the...

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SSI Group Inc., the Philippine retailer of Hermes shoes and Gucci handbags, said rising incomes will accelerate profit growth this year as it prepares...

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Cambodia's GDP per capita is expected to reach $1,130 this year, an estimated increase of 8 per cent from $1,043 last year, Prime Minister...

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Myanmar is in early-stage talks to get its first credit rating, people familiar with the matter said, paving the way for an eventual debut...

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The World Bank has approved a loan of $500 million to the Vietnamese government to improve the capacity and efficiency of electrical transmission to...

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Singapore developers and investors are urging Vietnam to open up its real estate sector more to foreign investment, but there is still some resistance...

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Vietnam needs $500 billion for its infrastructure development in the next 10 years, a senior official at the Ministry of Planning and Investment has...