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Cambodia Reveals Economic Reform Strategy To Counter Eu Threat

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Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen has announced plans to reform the nation’s economy on a large scale...
Laos A Draw For Investors, But Obstacles Remain

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With growth rates of around seven per cent in recent years, Laos is one of the best performing in ASEAN. The country’s GDP rose...
PetroVietnam Power Corp readies for multi-billion IPO this month

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PetroVietnam Power Corporation (PV Power), the country’s second largest power producer, will list on the Ho Chi Minh City stock exchange on January 14...
Foreign direct investment into Malaysia increased 350% in past three quarters

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Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) volume increased to 49 billion ringgit ($11.72 billion) for the first nine months of this year compared with the...
Laos suspends new hydropower projects after dam break

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The Lao government will suspend approval of new dams while it reviews more than 50 current projects following the catastrophic collapse of a hydropower...
Dam collapse dents Laos’ “battery of Asia” ambitions

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The collapse of a hydropower dam under construction by a South Korean company in southeastern Laos in the evening of July 23 is a...
Laos to build more hydropower plants

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Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim...
Indonesia passes law to tap volcano power

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The Indonesian parliament on August 26 passed a long-awaited law to bolster the geothermal energy industry and tap the power of the vast archipelago's...
Philippine economy showing signs of fatigue, says HSBC

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The Philippine economy is showing signs of fatigue but is likely to recover in 2015, British bank HSBC said in its latest Asia Economic...
Philippines’ power reserves seen as critically low

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The Philippines' power supplies are now “critically low” and the lack of “energy security” could discourage new investors and dampen jobs creation in the...
Dubai’s DEWA to make power grid smarter

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Dubai Electricity and Water Authority (DEWA) said it has signed a contract with the Middle East branch of CESI, an Italian technical consulting and...
Foreign investment creates 150,000 jobs in Myanmar

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Foreign investment in Myanmar has created more than 150,000 job opportunities for citizens, according to the Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC). The MIC grants permissions for...
Laos inflation edges higher – 8% in reach

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The inflation rate in Laos reached 6.87 per cent in September, up from 6.83 per cent in August, according to a report issued by...
Myanmar and World Bank sign investment agreements

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Myanmar October 12 signed agreements with the World Bank designed to give a critical boost to the economic development and growing international economic engagement...
ASEAN’s oil bill to reach $240b by 2035: IEA

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The thirst for oil in Southeast Asia will result in oil imports worth $240 billion annually by 2035, leaving nations exposed to price shocks,...
Laos inflation becoming a concern

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Inflation in Laos remains high, driven by price rises in food and non-alcoholic beverages, restaurants and hotels, housing, water, electricity and cooking gas, as...
South Korea builds 500 MW power plant in Myanmar

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Myanmar has signed a memorandum of understanding with South Korea to build a 500-megawatt power plant which will use natural gas and garbage to...
Sustained Philippine GDP boom dependent on manufacturing

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As Philippine President Benigno Aquino III preps for his mid-term State of the Nation Address, the grand majority of the archipelagic country, despite breakneck...