Philippine FDI inflow up 36 pct in 2013’s first 11 months

15:24 | 12/02/2014 Global Economy

Foreign direct investment (FDI) inflows into the Philippines rose by 36.6 percent to 3.6 billion USD during the first 11 months of 2013, according to the Philippine central bank.In November alone, FDI went up by 54.9 percent to 286 million USD.
Filipino traders allowed to import 163,000 tonnes of rice

10:27 | 10/02/2014 Global Economy

The Filipino Government will allow private rice traders to import up to 163,000 tonnes of the grain this year, nearly two-thirds of which can come from Thailand.
Philippines to import rice to beef up stock

15:33 | 21/01/2014 Global Economy

The Philippines is expected to import more rice in 2014 than previously estimated as the government moves to raise its stocks, according to the “Philippine Daily Inquirer” newspaper.
Cambodia, JICA sign agreement on main road upgrade

08:47 | 17/01/2014 Global Economy

Cambodia and the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA) have signed a 1,585 million Yen (16 million USD) agreement on a project to upgrade the National Road No. 1 from Phnom Penh to Neak Loeung.
Indonesia boosts palm oil exports to Pakistan after PTA

09:52 | 10/01/2014 Global Economy

Indonesia, the world's largest palm oil exporter, witnessed a rapid 55 percent rise in shipments of the commodity to Pakistan by the end of October last year, a Trade Ministry official has announced.
Thai Ambassador awarded peace insignia

14:59 | 19/12/2013 Global Economy

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations Vu Xuan Hong has presented the insignia “For peace and friendship among nations” to outgoing Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Anuson Chinvanno.
Thai Ambassador awarded peace insignia

11:27 | 19/12/2013 Global Economy

President of the Vietnam Union of Friendship Organisations Vu Xuan Hong has presented the insignia “For peace and friendship among nations” to outgoing Thai Ambassador to Vietnam Anuson Chinvanno.
Indonesia – attractive market for foreign retailers

15:45 | 10/12/2013 Global Economy

Indonesia remains a top destination for foreign retailers, a senior market expert of the Indonesian Retail Merchants Association (Aprindo) has assessed.
Philippines sets to produce over 19 mln tonnes of rice in 2014

16:39 | 04/12/2013 Global Economy

The Philippines has set its 2014 rice production target at 19.32 million tonnes, up 4 percent compared to this year’s estimated figure of 18.58 million tonnes, a senior government official has said.
Indonesia plans to build 30MW nuclear power plant

16:34 | 02/12/2013 Global Economy

Indonesia’s government has planned to construct a 30MW nuclear power plant, according to the nation’s Research and Technology Minister Gusti Muhammad Hatta.
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