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Investors deny Chinese property bubble exists

A group of Chinese officials and property investors at the Mipim real estate conference have rejected the widely held belief that the country's property sector has overheated

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Interview: Bank of Thailand governor Prasarn Trairatvorakul

Thailand’s central bank governor has had an eventful start in the role, raising basis points and watching the baht appreciate. He talks to Simon Montlake about how this will affect his plans

Singapore stays top city for attracting FDI

Singapore has retained the top spot as the most popular urban destination for FDI projects in 2010

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Asean increases pressure to lift Myanmar sanctions

Asean wants economic sanctions against Myanmar to be lifted, but others want them strengthened. Deciding the best interests of the Burmese people is going to be a tough call, says Tom Blass

View from Asia: February/March 2011

What are the prospects for Asian agriculture in the coming decade, and  should investors venture into this territory? The OECD-FAO Agricultural  Outlook report may have all the answers, says Lawrence Yeo


Brisbane is back in business after floods

Brisbane is set to recover well from the recent floods, say officials, and the rebuilding effort will provide a boost to the economy

Moelis makes a new Asian move

The US financial advisory firm has expanded its footprint in Asia by buying Hong Kong investment bank APA

BBVA advocates abandoning the BRIC acronym

Spanish bank says that its 'Eagles' acronym more fairly reflects the  world's emerging economies

View from Asia: December 2010/January 2011

Despite some predictions of a weakening in east Asia's economic outlook, the region is still still set to record impressive growth across many sectors

China powers into South Africa

Chinese businesses are making their presence felt in South Africa, particularly in the energy sector