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Myanmar’s Economy Picking Up Again Ahead Of Next Year’s Elections

Government district in Naypyitaw, Myanmar © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s GDP is projected to grow by 6.6 per cent...
Indonesia Brings High-speed Internet To Remote Eastern Provinces

Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo on October 14 announced the completion of the last leg of a 13,000-kilometer fiber-optic...
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Vietnam’s youngest airline Bamboo Airways expects a market capitalisation of as much as $1 billion from its stock...
Thailand Will Be Host To World’s First Cannabis Festival

Thailand will host what it calls the “World Ganja Festival” next year, an event organised by the...
Filipino jeepney drivers protest against phase-out plans for old vehicles

The US-China trade war is hitting the Philippine economy © Arno Maierbrugger The World Bank has downgraded its...
Indonesia’s Lion Air Readies For Mega-ipo

Lion Air, Indonesia’s largest airline by market size and destinations and the second largest low-cost airline in Southeast...
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Ho Chi Minh City skyline at night The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s competitiveness ranking for 2019 is out...
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Malaysia’s Petronas Sets Up $350-million Startup Fund

Malaysia’s state-backed oil and gas company Petronas has set up a $350-million venture capital fund in order...
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Cambodia-based tech startup Meal Temple Group in partnership with Vientiane-founded KiwiPay has launched a new ride-hailing service...
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Thailand’s commerce ministry is considering whether to remove certain innovation-related businesses from the list of those open...
Myanmar Lauded For Easing Business Environment

Custom House along Strand Road in Yangon, a well-preserved British colonial building still fulfilling its original function © Arno Maierbrugger
Vietnam Economy Blasts Off With 7.3% In Third Quarter

Vietnam’s economic growth quickened in the third quarter, underpinned by solid growth in exports and manufacturing, the General Statistics...
Sweden’s Ericsson Exposed For Bribery In Vietnam, Indonesia

Swedish mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has been found violating the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)...
Thailand Cuts Tourism Arrival Goals After Thomas Cook Collapse

Thailand’s tourism authority is reassessing its overall arrival target for this year after the demise of UK...
Private Equity Investors Set Up Association In Myanmar

A group of leading private equity firms in Myanmar launched the Myanmar Private Equity & Venture Capital...
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Sport officials in Vietnam expect visitor numbers of no less than 300,000 for the country's first Formula One...
Vietnam, Thailand Benefit Most From Chinese Company Relocation Amid Trade War

More Chinese manufacturers are looking to Vietnam and Thailand as a production base to avoid US tariffs,...