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    1. beyondbrics

      March 23, 2015

      Guest post: will China chose a neutral HQ for the Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank?

      By Gavin Bowring, Asean Confidential With the China-led Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) gaining support from a...

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      March 13, 2015

      Guest post: rocky road ahead for Asean Economic Community

      By Hugo Brennan, Verisk Maplecroft When the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) launches its economic integration...

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    1. March 11, 2015

      GSK selects Singapore as Asia hub

      GlaxoSmithKline, the UK-listed drugmaker, has designated Singapore as its Asia headquarters and will shift some of its US...

    2. beyondbrics

      March 3, 2015

      China and Japan vie for influence with Thai rail projects

      The strategic rivalry between Japan and China in Asia is finding expression not only in territorial disputes in the east...

    3. March 2, 2015

      Malaysia Airlines to pare back flights

      Malaysia Airlines will cut its global seat capacity by 10 per cent this year as the disaster-hit carrier refocuses on...

    4. March 1, 2015

      Ontario Teachers Pension Plan bets on Asia with Garena stake

      The Ontario Teachers Pension Plan, one of the largest pension funds in the world, has placed a bet on mobile gaming and...

    5. February 27, 2015

      GM faces reality check in Southeast Asia

      When Stefan Jacoby took over 18 months ago as head of General Motors operations from the Middle East to Australia, the...

    6. February 22, 2015

      Asian fund passports gain momentum

      Attempts to create Asian fund passports that allow funds to be sold more easily across borders have stepped up in the past...

    7. February 19, 2015

      Concerns persist over Asean economic bloc

      When Google recently tried to move some engineers urgently from Malaysia to Thailand, the search engine titan hit a...

    8. beyondbrics

      February 9, 2015

      China's policy dilemma deepens on record trade surplus

      China’s currency policy dilemma sharpened on Monday as the country announced a record January trade surplus in spite of...

    9. January 13, 2015

      Malaysian bank merger plan collapses

      A plan to combine three Malaysian banks to create one of Southeast Asia’s biggest financial groups has been scrapped,...

    10. January 11, 2015

      Japan targets Southeast Asia in jostle for regional economic sway

      Japan is stepping up an economic charm offensive in Southeast Asia in the latest sign of rival efforts by leading powers to...

    11. FT Data

      December 30, 2014

      The ten charts of 2014

      We produce a lot of charts at the FT. Here are ten of the most notable, which illustrated some of the biggest stories of the...

    12. December 30, 2014

      Asean smartphone makers play to home market strengths

      Lionel Messi starred in global advertisements this summer for Samsung Electronics but in Indonesia the Barcelona footballer...

    13. December 23, 2014

      Telstra puts A$5bn Asia war chest to work

      Telstra has agreed to buy Singapore- and Hong Kong-based internet services company Pacnet Ltd for US$697m as the cash-rich...

    14. beyondbrics

      December 22, 2014

      Rout of the rouble hits Thai tourism

      By Daniel Gallucci Half a world away from snowy Moscow, Russia’s deepening economic crisis is reverberating upon the...

    15. beyondbrics

      December 11, 2014

      The gender gap in Asia Pacific: shrinking but not enough

      The World Economic Forum’s 2014 Global Gender Gap Report, released last month, presented some interesting findings about...

    16. December 7, 2014

      Singapore: The ‘little red dot’ hopes to entice tourists south

      Singaporeans typically fly north to Hong Kong to shop, eat and behave in a more relaxed fashion than in their own polite,...

    17. beyondbrics

      November 27, 2014

      Indian consumer confidence in the Modi era

      Economists and investors have turned optimistic about the Indian economy since Prime Minister Narendra Modi took over in New...

    18. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Guest post: Kyrgyzstan's dilemma over joining Russian-led customs union

      By Gavin Bowring, Asean Confidential By most accounts, Kyrgyzstan’s Dordoi Bazaar, which lies on the outskirts of the...

    19. The A-List

      November 19, 2014

      Obama's whirlwind Asia tour

        © Feng Li/Getty Images President Barack Obama’s recent trip across Asia was something of a whirlwind. He went to China for...

    20. November 11, 2014

      US divisions over Myanmar threaten to overshadow Obama visit

      A growing political battle over Myanmar’s transition from military rule threatens to overshadow President Barack Obama’s...

    21. beyondbrics

      November 10, 2014

      Five things you need to know about Asean - and they're not all good

      With China’s economy slowing, Japanese companies looking for an alternative to China due to political friction with Tokyo’s...

    22. November 4, 2014

      Philippines tycoon’s whisky deal highlights thirst for new markets

      If Andrew Tan has his way, the Philippine business tycoon will soon be offering drinkers in Scottish pubs a nip of...

    23. beyondbrics

      October 31, 2014

      Guest post: counting the cost of Thailand's crises

      By Daniel Gallucci, Asean Confidential How badly has Thailand’s economy been affected by a decade of political turmoil? A...

    24. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Israeli MP calls for new Palestine models | Naftali Bennett says notion of Palestinian state next to Israel...

    25. beyondbrics

      October 22, 2014

      Malaysia revs up for re-run of "Asean car" dream

      The dream of an “Asean car” was first floated, in broad terms, by former prime minister of Malaysia, Mahathir Mohamad, when...

    26. October 14, 2014

      Malaysia bourse to broaden offerings

      Bursa Malaysia, the southeast Asian country’s exchange, is moving to revive its almost defunct financial futures products by...

    27. October 9, 2014

      Three Malaysia lenders to swap shares in step towards merger

      Malaysia has taken the first step towards merging three of its biggest financial institutions to create the country’s...

    28. October 8, 2014

      US and European carmakers face hurdles in southeast Asia

      Few places in southeast Asia highlight the ambition driving western carmakers to sell vehicles in the region as well as the...

    29. October 6, 2014

      World Bank cuts China growth forecast

      China will not only fall short of its own target of about 7.5 per cent growth this year but will miss out on an...

    30. September 30, 2014

      Concern over Asean groups’ debt-fuelled acquisitions

      What do a chicken farmer, a brewer and an international shipping line have in common? All three are among the largest...

    31. September 30, 2014

      Singapore emerges as regional hub for intra-Asia renminbi commerce

      Ever since China gave its blessing to Hong Kong as the crucible for the internationalisation of the renminbi in 2004 a race...

    32. September 21, 2014

      Barings cautious about Singapore and Malaysia

      Soo Hai Lim, Barings’ Asian equities manager, is cautious about topping up his exposure to Singapore and Malaysia due to...

    33. September 8, 2014

      Asean chiefs fear rising protectionism

      The chief executives of some of the biggest companies in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) have warned that...

    34. beyondbrics

      September 4, 2014

      Why is India losing the competitiveness race?

      India emerges from the latest World Economic Forum Global Competitiveness Report as the sickest member of the BRICs. It is...

    35. beyondbrics

      September 3, 2014

      Malaysia says investors misjudge its debt woes

      Critics who slam Malaysia for spending beyond its means in racking up a level of household indebtedness that surpasses the...

    36. beyondbrics

      August 21, 2014

      Legal hodge-podge frustrates Asean harmonisation

      Of all the colonial legacies left by Britain, France and the Netherlands in Asia, one of the least talked-about – yet...

    37. August 10, 2014

      China says South China Sea tension exaggerated

      China rejected calls from the US and the Philippines for countries to refrain from “provocative actions” that would raise...

    38. August 5, 2014

      Thai unrest knocks GM off course in Asean

      General Motors said it was “struggling” in southeast Asia as the recent political upheaval in Thailand knocked sales,...

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