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Asia Pacific

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The World Bank's East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, April 2020, illustrates the damage done by the coronavirus on Southeast Asia's...

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The coronavirus crisis could cost economies in the Asia-Pacific region $211 billion this year, sending growth to its...
Vietnam Inks $21-billion Aviation Deals With Boeing, Ge

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Two Vietnamese budget airlines signed $20.9 billion worth of deals on February 27 to purchase planes from Boeing and engines from General Electric (GE)...
Corruption Is Getting Worse In Asia, Report Shows

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With an average score of just 44 out of 100 for three consecutive years, the Asia-Pacific region is making little progress in the fight...
Hcmc, Hanoi, Manila, Bangkok Among World’s Most Dynamic Cities

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Vietnam’s Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi appear prominently among the global Top 10 most dynamically growing cities in the new City Momentum Index...
Singapore, Malaysia, Brunei Top Asean Countries In Global Talent Index

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Singapore is topping the 2019 Global Talent Competitiveness Index in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), as well as in Asia-Pacific for the...
Credit watcher sees “overheating risk” for Philippine economy

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Despite sticking to its investment grade and stable outlook on the Philippines, US-based rating agency Fitch said the country’s economy was in danger of...
Thailand only ASEAN country that improved digital competitiveness

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Thailand is placed comparatively well on this year’s World Digital Competitiveness Ranking compiled by Lausanne, Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) which issues...
Cambodia remains most corrupt country in Southeast Asia

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Cambodia remained the most corrupt country in Southeast Asia in the Corruption Perception Index 2017, the annual global graft ranking compiled by Transparency International,...
Philippines invites Chinese firms to become country’s third telecom player

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has asked China to invest in the Philippines’ telecommunication industry and to set up a subsidiary that would become the...
Thailand, Indonesia surge in Ease of Doing Business ranking

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Among ASEAN nations, Thailand and Indonesia were the ones that jumped the most in the new Ease of Doing Business 2018 ranking by the...
Vietnam holds record for bribery in Southeast Asia

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The new report “People and Corruption 2017: Asia-Pacific” released by anti-graft organisation Transparency International comes to the conclusion that an estimated 900 million people...
Corruption keeps plaguing Southeast Asia

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The new Corruption Perception Index 2016 issued by Transparency International on January 25 paints no flattering picture of Southeast Asia as corruption in the...
Asia seeks new trade deals after Trump dumps TPP

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Southeast Asian countries in the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) pact, namely Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam and Brunei, are now looking for alternative solutions after new US...
Trump’s presidency carries significant economic risks for Asia-Pacific

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Donald Trump's victory in the US presidential election poses significant new risks for the Asia-Pacific region, notably China and other important trading partners of...
Skyscraper office rents in Asia-Pacific rise fastest worldwide: Survey

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Rents in commercial towers in Asia-Pacific are increasing faster than those in Europe and North America, according to the latest Skyscraper Index by global...
Battle for strategic supremacy in East Asia: Who will win?

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Simmering tensions in the South China Sea have reached a state of uneasiness as of late. Long-standing territorial disputes between China and several regional...
Brunei shows interest in purchasing Russian Sukhoi Superjets

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One result of the meeting between Russia's President Vladimir Putin and Brunei's Sultan Hassanal Bolkiah at the Russia-ASEAN summit in Sochi this week and...