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Vietnam bets on Industry 4.0 in tech drive

Vietnam is embracing 'Industry 4.0' in an attempt to create a role for itself as a technology hub within south-east Asia. 

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Will security and telecoms opportunities bring FDI to Afghanistan?

Selling Afghanistan to foreign investors remains a difficult task, and FDI into the country is low. Despite this, officials claim that there is cause for optimism. 

Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia: beware the temptations of Industry 4.0

As the latest tech revolution – the digitisation of manufacturing – arrives, companies should be clear that the benefits outweigh the costs before adoption.

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Myanmar investment minister looks to turn around perceptions

Myanmar’s first minister for investment and foreign economic relations talks to fDi about the government's efforts to change investor perceptions. 

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Asia-Pacific leads global list for BPO

The Philippines and India guide Asia-Pacific clear of the competition to take the crown as the leading region for greenfield FDI in BPO. Jonathan Wildsmith reports.

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Singapore tops fDi's first biotech rankings

Singapore has been named fDi's first Biotech Location of the Future for its impressive record of job creation, low corruption levels and IP protection. 

India panel to suggest liberal caps for FDI

Moves are afoot to relax the 24% cap for foreign investors, to improve FDI inflows. N Chandra Mohan reports.

Singapore investment in Indonesia still falling

Project numbers drop almost 40% between 2017 and 2018.

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UzAtom chief explains why Uzbekistan is taking the nuclear route

Jurabek Mirzamaknmudov, head of the newly created Uzbek Agency for Nuclear Energy, UzAtom, explains its place in the country's nuclear strategy.

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Deloitte enters fast-growing Bangladeshi market

Accounting giant Deloitte has established a direct presence in Bangladesh, which is now on multinationals’ radar and is spawning its own enterprises that want to expand overseas. Jason Mitchell reports.