Saturday, September 29, 2012
There will be a “high wave” of Chinese investment in Bangladesh in the next three to five years, the Chinese ambassador to Bangladesh said yesterday. Rising labor costs and economic restructuring in China were forcing businesses to relocate to other countries, including Bangladesh, Li Jun said.
Wednesday, September 26, 2012
Hanoi has attracted more than 230 foreign direct investment projects since the beginning of this year, with a total capital of US$919 million, according to the city's Department of Statistics.
Tuesday, September 25, 2012
Myanmar's president has delayed an eagerly awaited foreign investment bill, an official said Monday, asking for amendments to the law that aims to open up the long-isolated nation to overseas trade.
Wednesday, September 5, 2012
A co-founder of popular file-sharing website The Pirate Bay was arrested in Cambodia at the request of Sweden, where he faces a one-year prison term for violating copyright laws, authorities said Monday.
Tuesday, August 28, 2012
Southeast Asian nations must redouble efforts to bridge development gaps which threaten the region's efforts to create an EU-style single market, Cambodia's prime minister said Monday.
Monday, August 27, 2012
Sri Lanka's stock market, once a darling of investors, has seen its value plummet 26 percent in the past year and now faces a crisis of confidence after its regulator quit in a storm of controversy.
Tuesday, August 21, 2012
Strong economic growth could lift Myanmar to the rank of middle-income nation by 2030 if the formerly army-ruled country overcomes a host of reform challenges, the Asian Development Bank (ADB) said Monday.
Thursday, August 16, 2012
Asian countries dominate a league table of economies most at risk from earthquakes, floods, storms and other natural hazards, according to research published on Wednesday.
Monday, August 6, 2012
An energy magnate lauded as a rare “legitimate” tycoon in crony-dominated Myanmar has quietly lobbied for an end to Western sanctions — except those targeting cronies who flourished under military rule.
Thursday, August 2, 2012
The World Bank on Wednesday pledged US$85 million in development grants to Myanmar and assistance for the former pariah state to clear its arrears as part of efforts to support political reforms.