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Ho Chi Minh City skyline at dusk In stark contrast to Thailand, Vietnam has been named to be...

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Ho Chi Minh City skyline © Arno Maierbrugger Booming Vietnam has become Southeast Asia’s top receiver of foreign...

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Despite efforts by the Myanmar government to meet its foreign direct investment (FDI) target of $5.8 billion during...
Brunei Expects $20 Billion Investment In Oil & Gas Industry, 15,000 New Workers Needed

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Brunei’s oil and gas industry is expecting investments of about $20 billion in the coming years and...
Imf Says Myanmar’s Economy Losing Steam

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Mandalay street market © Arno Maierbrugger The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expressed concern about the Myanmar economy...
Malaysia Expects Healthy Growth Rate Of 4.9% This Year

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Malaysia's economy continues to be strong and GDP is expected to expand a further 4.9 per cent in 2019 even with a decline in...
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...
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...
Laos expects more private investment this year

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The Communist Lao government expects domestic and foreign private investment to climb to 23,086 billion kip ($2.7 billion) in 2019 from around $2.36 billion...
China to build $4.4-billion steel complex in the Philippines

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The Philippine government on December 14 signed a memorandum of understanding with Chinese companies for the joint implementation of the “Philippine Iron and Steel...
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...
Thailand’s economy slows, foreign investors on the sidelines

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Thailand's economy slowed in the third quarter this year as the trade war and a slowdown in tourism started to bite, prompting the government...
Myanmar presents plan to attract over $200 billion in foreign investment

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The Myanmar Investment Commission (MIC) came up with an ambitious business plan that includes a major investment promotion strategy aiming to attract more than...
EU, Singapore ink free trade and investment pact

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Just shortly after a similar deal with Vietnam was settled, the European Union (EU) and Singapore signed free-trade and investment protection agreements in Brussels...
Malaysia halts property developments exclusively for foreigners

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The Malaysian government will no longer allow property developments and new townships solely aimed at foreign buyers in a bid to reduce “mindless foreign...
Amazon’s cloud service unit to invest almost $1 billion in Indonesia

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American IT giant Amazon is planning a 14 trillion-rupiah ($945 million) investment in Indonesia, according to The Straits Times, which referred to local news...
Philippine president seeks advice as country faces mounting economic troubles

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, who previously had confessed his inadequacy on economic issues, is seeking help from people more fit in the subject. The...
Vietnam’s economic miracle unabated – new “tiger” is born, report says

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A latest commentary by Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Asian economies stated that Vietnam has become one of Asia’s, as well as the world’s...