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    1. The World

      May 22, 2015

      America's pushback in the South China Sea

      Over the weekend, my colleague Richard McGregor, reported on the growing clamour in Washington to push back against China’s...

    2. The World

      May 17, 2015

      Beijing's 'island factory' tests Washington's pivot to Asia

      Have the US and its allies in Asia reached a tipping point in their relations with China? The question posed by US China...

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    1. World Retailing 2011

      What makes a good chief executive for the sector? An important part of the job is the ...
    2. Special Report: Investing for the Future

      In the fourth part of our series examining the relationship between institutional inve...
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    1. May 16, 2015

      China and US seek to defuse maritime tensions

      China and the US sought to defuse growing tensions over land reclamation projects in the South China Sea on Saturday, with...

    2. May 12, 2015

      Q&A: Barack Obama’s fight for fast-track authority

      Barack Obama is engaged in one of the ugliest legislative fights of his political career and it just happens to be one he is...

    3. May 5, 2015

      War, peace and Coca-Cola in Vietnam

      Hana Dang began life fleeing with her family from the US bombing of Hanoi, capital of North Vietnam. A little over 20 years...

    4. May 3, 2015

      Foreign investment surges into Vietnamese retail

      A glance at Vietnam’s macro figures suggests it is booming: its economy notched up 6 per cent annual GDP growth in the first...

    5. May 1, 2015

      US ‘welcome’ to use China’s man-made islands for civilian purposes

      The US and other countries will be welcome to use facilities on islands China is building in the South China Sea for...

    6. FT Photo Diary

      April 30, 2015

      Vietcong march for 40th anniversary

      Soldiers dressed as Vietnam War era Vietcong soldiers march during a parade marking the 40th anniversary of the end of the...

    7. April 30, 2015

      Motorcycle sales in Asean splutter on falling disposable incomes

      Last week, EM Squared noted that the short-term outlook for auto sales in Asean was surprisingly weak given the region’s...

    8. FT Alphaville

      April 30, 2015

      FirstFT (the new 6am Cut)

      You can sign up to receive the email here. The US economy has lost momentum and that means it’s unlikely the Federal Reserve...

    9. FT Photo Diary

      April 29, 2015

      Waiting for trade

      A snack and fruit vendor waits for customers near the advertisement board of a shopping mall and apartment building in Ho...

    10. April 29, 2015

      BAT raises prices in effort to offset drop in tobacco sales

      British American Tobacco, the world’s second largest tobacco company by market share, raised cigarette prices to offset an...

    11. April 24, 2015

      The US has forgotten about the Vietnamese

      If there is one thing that can be said for sure about Americans, it is this: we have had a very weird relationship with the...

    12. April 21, 2015

      Vietnam’s inward investment surge — will it last?

      The number of inward investment projects into Vietnam more than doubled last year, with 241 investments being made by...

    13. April 21, 2015

      Mexico steals a march on China in car manufacturing

      China’s manufacturing crown is slipping. Shoe, textile and electronics makers have been shifting capacity to lower cost...

    14. April 19, 2015

      Vietnam: Profitable return

      Vietnam: 40 years after the fall of Saigon Nguyen Cao Ky Duyen is a star in Communist-ruled Vietnam, but she was once a...

    15. April 6, 2015

      China cannot believe its luck over new investment bank

      The Chinese government can scarcely believe its own luck. Heaping Asian insult upon Capitol Hill injury, last week Benjamin...

    16. April 3, 2015

      Vietnam relaxes its rules on foreign ownership of property

      Vietnam’s embrace of global capitalism stretched to the opening of its first McDonald’s last year and now the communist...

    17. March 31, 2015

      Construction on the high seas adds to Asian maritime tensions

      Nation-building has come to Asia’s seas — literally — as China and Japan, already embroiled in territorial disputes over...

    18. March 27, 2015

      Hanoi residents mobilise to save city’s cherished trees

      Vietnam’s Communist leaders are as intolerant as ever of public challenge as they prepare to mark next month’s 40th...

    19. March 25, 2015

      Court backs home secretary on passport removal

      The Home Secretary’s decision to remove British citizenship from a Muslim because of alleged extremism has not left him...

    20. March 25, 2015

      Mekong authoritarianism a growing test for western partners

      States in Southeast Asia’s Mekong region seem to have learnt at least one lesson from the late Lee Kuan Yew: how to...

    21. beyondbrics

      March 24, 2015

      bb review: is Nigeria really the most attractive frontier market?

      “Buy when there’s blood in the streets,” Baron Rothschild once famously said. Applying that wisdom to emerging markets,...

    22. March 18, 2015

      FDI flows to SE Asia are not at China’s expense

      China has lagged behind Southeast Asia’s leading economies in attracting foreign direct investment for the second year...

    23. March 1, 2015

      Vietnam opens door to hard money and soft power

      The tale of a Vietnamese transgender entrepreneur’s adventures has become the country’s biggest film hit — and sparked...

    24. 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...

    25. February 19, 2015

      China treads more cautiously over maritime disputes

      Nine months after China dispatched an oil rig to disputed waters off Vietnam, sparking a violent reaction, Beijing has sent...

    26. Lex Live

      February 12, 2015

      In Defense of Fanuc

      At Lex, we always have a soft spot for those readers who agree with our views. Thursday’s Lex regarding Dan Loeb’s Third...

    27. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2015

      Oil versus the current account: have investors got it wrong?

      Emerging market currencies may have received a boost against the dollar last week after the European Central Bank announced...

    28. beyondbrics

      January 28, 2015

      Don't write off the EM consumer

      Russia’s economy is heading for a deep recession this year. Brazil is stagnating and China’s dynamism is dissipating,...

    29. beyondbrics

      January 19, 2015

      Guest post: can India repeat China's ascent?

      By Frederic Neumann, HSBC Things in China look a bit soggy. True, growth a touch above 7 per cent is nothing to sneer at....

    30. January 4, 2015

      Pope Francis chooses 20 cardinals from across the globe

      Pope Francis has appointed 20 new cardinals from 18 countries in a clear move by the pontiff to diversify the College of...

    31. 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...

    32. December 28, 2014

      Malaria: Real and present danger

      Ka Lar Nar’s fellow east Myanmar villagers chuckle at the story of his periodic headaches because they know he likes his...

    33. December 17, 2014

      Obama opens door to new relations with Cuba

      The stand-off between the US and Cuba has endured for more than five decades. It has survived the end of the Vietnam war,...

    34. December 12, 2014

      Chinese mystery of vanishing foreign brides

      Police in central China have launched an investigation into the disappearance of more than 100 Vietnamese women who married...

    35. December 8, 2014

      Risk-exposed frontier markets sell off

      Frontier markets have dipped to a six-month low as falling oil prices and the resurgent dollar weigh on exotic exchanges...

    36. December 4, 2014

      SoftBank buys $250m stake in GrabTaxi

      SoftBank has bought a $250m stake in GrabTaxi, a southeast Asian Uber-style taxi-hailing app, in the latest example of the...

    37. beyondbrics

      December 3, 2014

      London morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Anger as Russia scraps $50bn gas plan | South Stream pipeline decision dismays eastern European states *...

    38. December 2, 2014

      Falling oil price shatters Asia’s assumptions

      Lower oil prices are causing people to rip up their assumptions about many things: the viability of certain deepwater...

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