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          Updated: April 27, 2015

• China to invest $5 billion in Indonesia
China-based Minsheng Investment Corp. Ltd (CMI) and several other Chinese investors have expressed their strong commitment to investing

• Govt likely to liquidate Petral soon
State-Owned Enterprises Minister Rini Soemarno has implied that the government would soon liquidate Pertamina Energy Trading Ltd (PT Petral)

• Rosy economic outlook seen for Philippines
THE Philippine economy is projected to expand significantly over the next decade and a half to become one of Southeast Asia’s heavyweights, fueled

• Gov’t mulls green incentives
Cambodia:The Ministry of Environment said it is working to make eco-friendly and green technologies tax-free, in order to reduce the cost barriers

• HCM City reports strong economic growth
HCM City achieved robust economic growth in the first four months of the year, the city administration's website reported without

   Updated   April  24, 2015
Singapore
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended 10.25 points or 0.29% higher to 3513, taking the year-to-date performance to +4.39%.

Malaysia
The FBM KLCI index gained 16.50 points or 0.89% on Friday. The Finance Index increased 0.65% to 16422.79 points, the Properties Index up 0.21% to 1337.95 points and the Plantation Index rose 1.11% to 7749.53 points. The market traded within a range of 12.87 points between an intra-day high of 1862.58 and a low of 1849.71 during the session. More

      Updated: April 17, 2015

Thailand and the United States Need Better Communication
As President Barack Obama and his team seek to shore up the rebalance to Asia in the president’s final year in office, it makes sense for them to devote more energy to relations with Thailand. Bilateral ties have been strained since the military takeover in Thailand in May 2014.

The April 13 nomination of Glyn Davies, former U.S. special envoy for North Korea policy, as the next U.S. ambassador to Thailand is extremely encouraging, ending a six-month vacancy at the helm of one of the largest U.S. embassies in the world. A number of Thais who care about relations with the United States have wondered whether the delay in appointing a new ambassador to Bangkok might have been due to political considerations or signaled a  More

    Updated April 17, 2015

Biweekly Update

Myanmar

Leaders hold six-party talks to discuss elections, constitutional changes. The first six-party talks between Myanmar’s political, military, and ethnic leaders took place on April 10 at the presidential palace in Naypyidaw. The talks involved President Thein Sein, opposition leader Aung San Suu Kyi, Commander-in-Chief Min Aung Hlaing, Speaker of the Lower House Shwe Mann, Speaker of the Upper House Khin Aung Myint, and representative of ethnic political parties Aye Maung. The group discussed constitutional amendments, the peace process, and the upcoming national elections in November. The next six-party meeting is scheduled for May 11. More








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