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Sep 22, 2016

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) today approved $631 million in loans and grants to develop the first key 800-kilometer section of a planned 2,500-kilometer-long East Coast Economic Corridor that will spur development on India’s eastern coast and create seamless trade links with other parts of...

Sep 16, 2016

Other countries have their “visions” for the economic future, Thailand uses a borrowed term from the IT sector: The country wants to become “Thailand 4.0,” which means it seeks to transform its economy into a service-based, value-creating digital one.

This is, of course, easier said than done. In the...

Sep 14, 2016

JAKARTA - Indonesia's biggest state-owned ministry expo, Indonesia Business & Development Expo (IBDExpo) 2016 was succesfully concluded marked with a closing seremony held on Sept. 11 at Jakarta Convention Center, Jakarta. The event was closed symbolically by the Deputy of Mining, Strategic Industry & Media...

Aug 26, 2016

In recent years China has made the news as the world’s leading exporter of goods with a total of over $2 trillion being exported in 2015 alone. The United States continues to hold the number one position and it doesn’t look like they are set to lose that spot any time in the near future, but when combined, China...

Aug 26, 2016

In the first half of 2016 ("1H 2016"), the Group's total consolidated revenue achieved HK$44.52 billion, representing a year-on-year ("YoY") growth of 19.9%; profit attributable to the owners of the Company including the revaluation gain from investment properties was up by 19.1% YoY to HK$7.68 billion; core net...

Aug 24, 2016

MANCHESTER, England, August 24, 2016 --(ASIA TODAY)--One of the rising stars of the Chinese economy, the emerging city of Chengdu, will move closer towards its ambition of becoming the main transport hub for western China when it hosts the World Routes aviation forum next month (24-27 September).

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Aug 11, 2016
  • Rising demand for German consumer and luxury goods
  • Online shopping is becoming more popular among Chinese middle class consumers
  • Consumer confidence is relatively stable
  • Aug 11, 2016

    After decades of conflict and poverty that captured the world’s attention, Cambodia has enjoyed five years of high economic growth that is moving it toward becoming one of the new tiger economies of Asia, according to forecasts in the Asian Development Bank’s Asian Development Outlook 2016.

    Aug 11, 2016

    Over the past few months, the Singapore stock market has witnessed a succession of privatisation exercises. Companies that have delisted include OSIM International, China Merchants Holdings, and Eu Yan Sang International to name a few. Forecasts suggest...

    Aug 01, 2016

    “Thailand 4.0” is the new catchphrase for the Thai government in its aim to groom the country’s start-up scene to an extent that Thailand would become a “hub” for start-ups from entire Southeast Asia, challenging mainly Indonesia, Vietnam and Singapore where start-ups are thriving.

    “Our emphasis on Thailand’...

    Jul 31, 2016

    JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- There has never been a better time for women in Islamic Economies to be entrepreneurs. There are more business opportunities and more openings in the employment market for women today. They are being recognised for their value in contributing to the economy and to...