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Myanmar seeks to get back in the FDI game

Slow reforms and accusations of human rights abuse have forced Myanmar to take steps towards luring investors back to the country. 

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Laos: a small country with big FDI ambitions

Despite its landlocked status, Laos is raising its FDI game as engagement with donors and investors grows. 

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View from Asia: the rise of Asia's renewables

Renewable energy has risen in popularity in Asia in recent years, but the appeal of fossil fuel endures.

Foxconn pulls back on Wisconsin plan

Taiwan electronics giant Foxconn has downgraded its manufacturing investment into Wisconsin, amid much confusion. 

Eurasia Group names top geopolitical risks

Risk consultancy Eurasia Group has released its report naming the top 10 geopolitical risks in 2019. Victoria Jones and Sebastian Shehadi report.

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How post-investment Chinese lessons can pay off

A case study of a UK engineering firm acquired by a Chinese company shows how both parties gained benefits from the deal, write professors Shaowei He and Zaheer Khan.

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Australia’s small town romance

Australia's regional communities are striving to gain some recognition in a national marketing strategy dominated by major cities. 

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South-east Asia is ripe for investment, says solar energy developer

Victor Dalal, director of business development for Omni Navitas in south-east Asia, tells Sebastian Shehadi why the US-based solar energy company is expanding in the region.

Vietnam sustains FDI growth amid US-China trade war

FDI into Vietnam rose to $19.1bn in 2018, climbing 9.1% compared with 2017. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

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Afghan advisor promotes the reform agenda

Ajmal Ahmady, senior economic advisor to the president of Afghanistan, tells Mariam Meskin the importance of foreign investment and trade for national reforms.