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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – the winners

Singapore has been crowned fDi’s Global City of the Future for the third year in a row, while London and Dublin have retained their positions in second and third, respectively. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Hong Kong has taken the laurels in the FDI Strategy category of the Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 awards, thanks in the main to its StartmeupHK initiative. 

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Thailand central bank governor seeks to tackle debt problem

The governor of the Bank of Thailand talks to Adrienne Klasa about surviving currency volatility and reducing household debt.

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Vietnam central bank chief looks to stay on sustainable path

Having successfully brought down inflation, Vietnam's central bank director general is confident it can rise to the challenges of restructuring and liberalising interest rates.

US-China trade war opens door for Asian manufacturing

Ripples from the US-China trade war across Asia will disrupt the region in the short term but bring benefits in the long term, finds an Economist report. 

US and Greece most for popular 'golden visas', reports Investment Migration Insider

Residence by investment programmes from the US, Greece and Malaysia are the most popular in the world, based on number of applicants

Trade war bites harder from US side so far

Germany, Vietnam and Japan could pick up the trade slack.

IMF spotlight on China-Africa debt

African debt was a prime topic at the World Bank/IMF meeting – though research suggests China is not to blame.

Shanghai fears US-China trade war

Shanghai is in the firing line if the spat between the US and China continues to intensify.

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Gaming industry moves up to next level

A truly global industry, games development is bringing benefits to digital clusters willing to foster it with incentives and tax breaks. Jason Mitchell reports.