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Laos quietly introduced new tourist tax on Oct. 1

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The Lao government eventually without much fanfare introduced a tourist tax - which was in the planning since 2010 - on October 1, 2018....
Indonesia invites China to take part in multi-billion infrastructure projects

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While Malaysia just has expressed unease about alleged infavourable repercussions of Chinese investments in construction and infrastructure in the country, Indonesia is fully optimistic...
Thailand now seriously struggling with masses of tourists

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After years of booming tourism arrivals, Thailand counted a new record of a whopping 35 million visitors coming to the country this year, a...
China’s infrastructure grip on Southeast Asia tightens

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The agreement signed these days to start the first phase of a new high-speed railway as part of the connection between Bangkok and Thailand's...
Listing of Thailand Future Fund faces next delay

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The Thai government once again postponed the initial public offering of its long-awaited Thailand Future Fund which was due to list in the second...
Philippines joins Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank in the last minute

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The Philippines in a last-minute decision is officially joining the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) before the deadline by the end of this...
Indonesia’s Widodo sets 7% economic growth target

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Indonesia’s president-elect Joko Widodo has set a 7 per cent economic growth target for 2014 to 2019, according to Akbar Faizal of the Jokowi-JK...
Ho Chi Minh City to spend $477b for development

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Ho Chi Minh City will spend 10,000 trillion dong ($477 billion) on a socio-economic development plan that will be executed over the next decade,...
Myanmar presents airport list for investors

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Myanmar's Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) under the Ministry of Transport has announced a list of 30 domestic airports which are looking for private...
Thailand clears $70b infrastructure loan

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Thailand's cabinet has approved a bill authorising the Ministry of Finance for a two-trillion-baht ($70 billion) borrowing to fund the government's new mega-infrastructure development...
Aquino outlines development roadmap

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Philippine President Benigno Aquino III has outlined a three-pronged developmental approach to sustain the blindingly high economic momentum the country has achieved through heavy...
Thailand starts $76b infrastructure plan

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In 2013, Thailand will see the start of a massive infrastructure investment programme designed to enhance international connectivity and competitiveness and boost regional development...
Philipine Infrastructure Investment

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The private financing arm of the World Bank, International Finance Corporation (IFC), will invest up to $400 million in the Philippines in 2013, doubling...