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          Updated:  November 25, 2014

• Malaysia to draw RM200 billion investment with AEC: Hamim
Malaysia is expected to attract at least RM200 billion or 10 per cent of the total investment in Asean countries with the implementation of the Asean

• PM Lee outlines the Smart Nation vision: Meaningful lives, enabled by technology
SINGAPORE: The Republic needs to take full advantage of technology, particularly information technology (IT), in order to be one of the outstanding cities in

• City targets high growth in 2015
Vietnam: The nation's commercial hub will keep its economic growth target for 2015 high at 9.5-10 per cent and initiate several business-friendly measures

• Pertamina commits to securing LPG supply in border areas
Indonesia: State oil and gas company PT Pertamina says it will guarantee the availability of 3-kilogram liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) canisters in border

• Palace expects Congress to expedite approval of emergency powers resolution
Malacañang expects lawmakers to expedite the approval of the measure that will give President Benigno Aquino III emergency powers to avert a looming

          Updated: November 24, 2014

Singapore
The Straits Times Index (STI) ended -4.79 points lower or -0.14% to 3340.53, taking the year-to-date performance to +5.55%.

Malaysia
The FBM KLCI index gained 24.64 points or 1.36% on Monday. The Finance Index increased 0.58% to 16286.49 points, the Properties Index up 0.99% to 1408.28 points and the Plantation Index rose 1.67% to 8332.58 points. The market traded within a range of 24.14 points between an intra-day high of 1833.77 and a low of 1809.63 during the session.. More

 
   
Updated: November 14, 2014

Malaysia Steps into Spotlight as ASEAN and East Asia Summit Chair
Expectations for this week’s East Asia Summit and related meetings have been rather modest given the increasing complexity of issues facing countries in Asia and the limited capacity of Myanmar as host. To be clear, Myanmar has done a commendable job given this is its first time chairing ASEAN and hosting other regional meetings.

But a number of key tests lie ahead for ASEAN. These include regional economic integration in preparation for the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC), China’s growing assertiveness and tensions in the South China Sea, and questions about whether ASEAN will have the ability to  More

    Updated: November 14, 2014

Biweekly Update

Vietnam

Vietnam forecast to become ASEAN’s biggest exporter to the United States. The American Chamber of Commerce in Ho Chi Minh City expects Vietnam’s exports to the United States to reach $29.4 billion by the end of 2014, according to Thanh Nien on November 3. This would make Vietnam ASEAN’s biggest exporter to the United States, followed by Malaysia and Thailand. Vietnam’s trade with the United States has increased 36-fold since 2000. The most significant growth has been in Vietnam’s garment and textile sector. More












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