China pledges $11.5 billion to Mekong region countries

China pledges $11.5 billion to Mekong region countries

The five-year plan will see US$30 billion (986 billion baht) put towards 92 high-priority investment and technical assistance projects, designed to boost regional connectivity. Of ...

Strategic environment of post-2015 Asean

Strategic environment of post-2015 Asean

EVEN as Asean focuses on the nitty-gritty of integration and community-building, it should not lose sight of the strategic environment evolving around it. While a number of measure ...

Infrastructure projects fundamental for new Asean

Infrastructure projects fundamental for new Asean

KUCHING: Four infrastructural projects in Asean have been listed as among the best infrastructure developments currently under way around the world, according to KPMG International ...

ASEAN promotes public-private partnership

ASEAN promotes public-private partnership

The ASEAN Public-Private Partnership (PPP) Networking Forum was held in Manila , the Philippines on December 16-17 to discuss PPP as an innovative financing mechanism to realise th ...

Australia needs to refocus on ASEAN

Australia needs to refocus on ASEAN

Things just haven’t clicked the way they should have in the Australian–ASEAN relationship. We seem far removed from the time when as Australia’s Foreign Minister I had no counterpa ...

Will we see an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015?

Will we see an ASEAN Economic Community by 2015?

Launched as a political bloc and security pact in the aftermath of the Viet Nam War, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) has evolved to embrace an ambitious economic ...

‘Philippines is still a notch underrated’

‘Philippines is still a notch underrated’

MANILA - Finance Secretary Cesar Purisima believes the Philippines is still a notch underrated even after the credit rating upgrade given by Moody's Investors Service last week. Mo ...

China pledges $11.5 billion to Mekong region countries

The five-year plan will see US$30 billion (986 billion baht) put towards 92 high-priority investment and technical assistance projects, designed to boost regional connectivity. Of the projects, 44% will be based in China, 26% in Laos, 10% in Thailand, and the rest divided between Cambodia, Myanmar and Vietnam more ...

December 22, 2014 (0) comments

Power up on Electricity Generating Public Company Ltd.(EGCO:TH; EYGPF:OTC US)

By Marc Djandji, CFA The Electricity Generating Public Company Ltd.(EGCO:TH; EYGPF:OTC US) is the first independent power producer in Thailand registered on May 12, 1992 by the Electricity Generating Authority of Thailand (“EGAT”). The incorporation was part of the Thai government’s privatisation initiatives more ...

November 01, 2013 (5) comments

How is Malaysia confronting its present economic challenges given the recent global turmoil?

By Marc Djandji, CFA In this article, we are examining some of the economic issues facing Malaysia. The country seeks to embark on its various economic development growth strategies, while trying to come up with solutions to resolve its debt woes. This has been quite a challenging task for Malaysian Prime Min more ...

October 18, 2013 (3) comments

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