Yangon to modernise port 

Yangon Port is due to move away from paper documentation. Source: Wikimedia  Hitachi Solutions is hoping to have an electronic data interchange (EDI) system for...

Singapore hit by export fall

Singapore remains a regional economic titan. Source: Wikimedia Non-oil domestic exports (NODX) in Singapore dipped 3.3 per cent in November, after recording flat growth in...

PM Najib heads to UMNO party conference on the back of strong economy

PM Najib heads to UMNO party conference on the back of strong economy. Source: Wikimedia Prime Minister Najib Razak, ahead of his United Malays National Organization...

Malaysia hunts owner of three Boeing 747s

Who loses three 747-200Fs? Source: Staticflickr Three massive Boeing 747-200F cargo jets have been abandoned at Kuala Lumpur International Airport (KLIA) in Malaysia. The airport authorities...

Thais enter solar market

Thailand has plenty of sunshine. Source: Wikimedia  There are signs that the Thai economy is moving away from its dependency on fossil fuels but while...

Philippines eyes rosy economic future

Can the Philippines scale new economic heights? Volcano Mayon, Albay Province, Philippines. Source: Pixabay The Philippines is trying to sell itself as a manufacturing hub...

Malaysia promises to prioritise Asean

The sun rises over the Petronas Towers, Kuala Lumpur. Source: Wikimedia The Asean Economic Community (AEC) remains the principle priority for Malaysia although it has...

Thai aviation reels from US safety downgrade

Thai Airways claims it will not be affected by the downgrade. Source: Wikimedia Thai officials have acknowledged weaknesses that caused the USA to downgrade the safety...

Malaysia Airlines to cut costs with Emirates deal

A Boeing 747-400 9M-MPD of Malaysia Airlines in the special "hibiscus" livery. Source: Wikipedia Loss-making carrier Malaysia Airlines, yet to recover from two disasters last year,...

Train tracks to bind Laos and China

Laos's mountainous terrain has always provided a barrier to trade with China. Source: Pixabay   China and Laos are trumpeting a rapid rise in economic cooperation over...

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