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View from Asia: the crippling effect of coronavirus

China's coronavirus outbreak is having a seismic effect in Asia and beyond, writes Lawrence Yeo.

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Zibo hopes to score investment goals

Zibo in China is recognised as the birthplace of football but its local government hopes it will soon be known as a hub for the chemical, medical and manufacturing industries.

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Is Pakistan back on the tourist trail?

Having experienced issues with security and bureaucracy for decades, Pakistan is making a comeback as a tourism destination. 

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Latin America embraces China's Belt and Road with enthusiasm

Up to 18 countries across Latin America have joined China’s new Belt and Road Initiative, hoping to boost their infrastructure development and investment.  

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Kyrgyzstan ramps up efforts to improve image

Kyrgyzstan is trying to stabilise a volatile business environment by diversifying its economy and employing an ombudsman to reassure investors. 


Biotech's new battlegrounds

Scientific innovation, a conducive regulatory climate and increased globalisation of drug markets are driving an investment boom in biotechnology.


Balochistan representative hails new dawn

Sardar Popalzai, president of the Balochistan Economic Forum, talks about the blue economy and the Pakistani province’s tourism potential.

Trade tensions hit South Korea FDI

The situation between the US and China is bad news for South Korea’s investment climate.

Chinese investment to Europe at record high

Sino-European foreign direct investment is converging. 

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Pakistan’s UK high commissioner hails land of opportunity

Mohammad Nafees Zakaria, Pakistan’s UK high commissioner, talks about his country’s potential for foreign investors.