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Foreign investment shows signs of recovering in Myanmar, one of Southeast Asia’s frontier markets, led by more than twofold gains in inflows from China and Singapore. Approved foreign investments rose 79% y/y in 1H19, reaching
Agriculture and Cooperatives Minister Chalermchai Sri-on has pledged his ministry will tailor an assistance package for drought-affected farmers during a looming water shortage in many parts of the country in 2019. Mr Chalermchai ordered officials
Tax collection in 2019, negatively affected by external pressures, was projected to be short of the target set in the 2019 state budget, contributing to a wider-than-expected fiscal deficit by the end of 2019, Finance
The Bank of Thailand says the impact of a policy rate cut to tame offshore fund inflows would be limited and it stands ready to enact additional measures if recent moves fail to contain the
Twenty-eight PKR central committee members and lawmakers on 18 Jul 19 hit out at party president Anwar Ibrahim for not standing by his number two Mohamed Azmin Ali, who is embroiled in a divisive sex