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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

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    1. 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...

    2. 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...

    3. 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...

    4. 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...

    5. 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,...

    6. 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...

    7. 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...

    8. 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...

    9. 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...

    10. 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...

    11. 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...

    12. 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,...

    13. 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....

    14. 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...

    15. 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...

    16. 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...

    17. 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,...

    18. 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...

    19. 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...

    20. 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...

    21. beyondbrics

      December 3, 2014

      London morning espresso

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

    22. 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...

    23. December 1, 2014

      Xi Jinping tones down foreign policy rhetoric

      Chinese president Xi Jinping has struck a conciliatory note on foreign policy in a speech that comes after almost two years...

    24. November 24, 2014

      Coffee prices rally as Vietnam crop disappoints

      Drinkers of instant coffee face the prospect of higher prices as a lower Vietnamese crop is expected to push the market for...

    25. November 18, 2014

      UK’s highest court hears statelessness appeal

      The UK’s highest court has begun hearing an appeal from a Muslim who contends that a decision by the home secretary to...

    26. November 13, 2014

      Sluggish oil price prompts Premier to scale back Falklands project

      Weakening oil prices have prompted Premier Oil to scale back plans to pump oil from disputed waters around the Falkland...

    27. November 11, 2014

      Mondelez to buy stake in Vietnamese snack company Kinh Do

      Mondelez has announced plans to buy an 80 per cent stake in Vietnamese snack company Kinh Do for $370m as the global snacks...

    28. November 7, 2014

      Richemont group plans to expand beyond China

      The Richemont group’s watch brands are continuing their Asia push with gusto – and, as the luxury market slows in China, the...

    29. November 6, 2014

      Vietnam makes rare push into bond markets

      Vietnam is selling a rare new government bond as a rally in Vietnamese debt pushes the country’s borrowing costs to record...

    30. November 4, 2014

      Jeans maker launches cheap financing for more ethical factories

      Calling all hipsters: you may just have a new reason to feel better about your skinny jeans. In an attempt to bolster its...

    31. November 4, 2014

      Jeans maker launches cheap financing for more ethical factories

      Calling all hipsters: you may just have a new reason to feel better about your skinny jeans. In an attempt to bolster its...

    32. October 24, 2014

      Vietnam removes head of Ocean Bank

      Vietnam has abruptly removed the head of Ocean Bank, one of the communist-run country’s privately held banks, after...

    33. October 20, 2014

      Former Australian PM Gough Whitlam dies at 98

      SYDNEY – Former Australian prime minister Gough Whitlam, who died on Tuesday from unspecified causes, was one of his...

    34. October 19, 2014

      China and Vietnam to resume military ties

      China and Vietnam have agreed to resume military ties and curb their maritime dispute, according to Beijing’s official...

    35. October 3, 2014

      An-My Lê’s photographs of US navy activities

      An-My Lê’s photographs of US navy activities It is impossible, now, to look at An-My Lê’s photographs of the US navy, made...

    36. October 3, 2014

      US eases restrictions on arms sales to Vietnam

      The US has partially lifted its long-held ban on selling arms to Vietnam, the latest stage in the rapprochement between...

    37. 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...

    38. FT Photo Diary

      September 15, 2014

      Rows of perfection

      Kham/Reuters Captain Bui Sy Tung inspects the guard of honour before a welcoming ceremony for Pranab Mukherjee, president of...

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