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Thailand’s economy is expected to expand by 4.9 per cent in 2013, according to the Bank of Thailand (BOT), surpassing earlier estimates. The BOT has...

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The Electricity of Vietnam Group (EVN), the largest power provider in the country, said it will spend around $5 billion for power projects in...

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Heavy seasonal rains have come down across the Indonesian capital of Jakarta, forcing more than 10,000 to flee their homes, with four reported deaths...

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Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC has become the latest entrant to the formerly isolated Myanmar market in an apparent bid to beat rivals Samsung and...

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The future outlook for affordable food supply in the world is bleak: A new norm of costlier food is setting in globally. Food imports for the more arid countries in the world , notably those in the GCC region, will become more challenging.

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Cheap credit sloshing around Cambodia’s private sector could pose greater risks to development, the IMF has warned in their annual report on the country. Over...

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Economic analysts are forecasting a standout year for the Philippines, already home to one of the fasting growing stock markets in the world whose...

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The Philippines is in the "early stages" of becoming an investment-driven community, US-based financial services major Citi said in a recent analysis on the...

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Laos has maintained robust growth in 2012 and expects further advancement in 2013, though the country is facing a challenge in managing its domestic...

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Singapore escaped a technical recession after the economy grew in the fourth quarter of 2012 by 1.8 per cent over the third quarter, the...

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ASEAN high-growth countries such as Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines will underpin the world's economic growth in 2013, according to a report by...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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...

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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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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...

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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...