Myanmar transport woes a $60 billion muddle

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Fixing Myanmar’s transport woes may cost up to US$60 billion but inaction could be far more expensive, according to a new report, source from Myanmar Times said yesterday.

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Air conditioner vendors battle it out over Vietnam

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Báo Đầu Tư English 4 day(s) ago

Air conditioner vendors battle it out over Vietnam

Japanese Daikin Industries will invest $93.6 million to build an air conditioner manufacturing plant in Vietnam, as part of its plans to capitalise on the Southeast Asian nation's potential for rapid growth, according to newswire Nikkei.com.

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IMF sees rapid credit growth as main risk to economy

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IMF sees rapid credit growth as main risk to economy

Cambodia's economy continues to perform strongly, but rapid credit growth must be contained to reduce the risk of economic and financial instability, and to ensure a “soft landing” of the credit cycle, the International Monetary Fund (IMF) said in a statement issued yesterday at the conclusion of its annual Article IV consultation.

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Vietnam needs to think logistically to attract more foreign investment

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Báo Đầu Tư English 1 week(s) ago

Vietnam needs to think logistically to attract more foreign investment

The rapid growth of Vietnam’s export-oriented manufacturing sector has boosted the demand for logistics services but the government needs to step up its game to be more competitive.

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Master Hiền bags silver at national chess competition

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Master Hien bags silver at national chess competition

World U8 champion Nguyễn Lê Cẩm Hiền earned a silver medal at the National Youth Chess Championship’s girls’ U9 category yesterday in Đà Nẵng.

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Mobile services often first step to banking

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Mobile services often first step to banking

The rapid growth in the number of Cambodians using mobile money services to transfer remittances is a positive step towards greater financial inclusion, and is serving as a gateway to financial services for the largely unbanked rural population, experts said yesterday.

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Tally reveals extent of tourism industry growth

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VietStock FI English 1 week(s) ago

The rapid growth of tourism has resulted in the parallel growth of tourist facilities, Tourism Minister Thong Khun said yesterday.

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1.2 million Vietnamese move to cities every year: report

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1.2 million Vietnamese move to cities every year: report

Urban migration is occurring at a rapid pace in Vietnam, threatening the sustainability of big cities, experts warned at a conference held in Hanoi Tuesday.

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HCM City's monorail line No 3 to cost VND8, 400 trillion

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SaiGon GP English 2 week(s) ago

HCM City's monorail line No 3 running from the Phan Van Tri - Nguyen Oanh crossroad (in Go Vap district) through Quang Trung Software Park to Tan Chanh Hiep in District 12 will cost VND8,400 trillion (US$376 mil).

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Bus rapid transit project failure reveals true face of officialdom

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Bus rapid transit project failure reveals true face of officialdom

The former head of Hanoi Urban Transport Development Project's management board has been accused of being rude and having a scornful attitude towards the media and public after being questioned about the city’s bus rapid transit project.

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City OK’s construction plan for coach station

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City OK’s construction plan for coach station

The HCM City People’s Committee has approved a scale construction model for the Miền Tây (Western) coach station on 20ha in Bình Chánh District’s An Phú Tây Commune.

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Capital's flood-risk increases as lakes disappear

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Capital's flood-risk increases as lakes disappear

Rapid urbanisation, poor planning and inadequate oversight has seen Hanoi's lakes shrink and disappear, with experts warning that if the situation continues, the capital will face more flooding.

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Laos speeds up hydropower plant on Mekong River despite concerns

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Laos speeds up hydropower plant on Mekong River despite concerns

Construction work on the Don Sahong Dam in Laos is progressing at a rapid pace, amid urgent questions about its impacts on the food security and livelihoods of those near the site as well as up and downstream the Mekong River, according to International Rivers.

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Two high quality trains for Saigon- Nha Trang route to operate

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Two high quality trains for Saigon- Nha Trang route to operate

Hanoi Transport Company yesterday announced that it would open additional two high quality rapid trains for Saigon- Nha Trang HNT7/HNT8 route on this summer after Ghenh Bridge reopens.
(Photo:SGGP)

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Da Nang administration, WB discuss $449mn railway station relocation project

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Da Nang administration, WB discuss $449mn railway station relocation project

The administration of Da Nang City and the World Bank conferred on a project to move the current railway station out of the central area at an estimated cost of nearly VND10 trillion on Friday.

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