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Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia: The push to introduce AI

Asian countries are embracing artificial intelligence for its disruptive capacity, with China taking the lead. But in a diverse region where internet access is relatively curtailed, progress still has some way to go, writes Lawrence Yeo.

India looks to foreign investors to boost defence industry

India's Defence Production Policy 2018 is dependent on the input of foreign investors. N Chandra Mohan reports on its progress.

Baker McKenzie’s Anahita Thoms on the rise of FDI screening

Following the US’s lead, Germany is stepping up its FDI screening laws, especially with regards to Chinese investment in critical industries. The EU and global community are beginning to follow suit, Anahita Thoms, partner at Baker McKenzie, tells Sebastian Shehadi.

Osaka presses ahead with urban regeneration plans

Several large-scale urban development projects are underway in Osaka to cater to a growing population living downtown and boost the city’s status as a business destination and knowledge hub

FDI adding to Vietnam's economic recovery

Investment into Vietnam, led by Japan, South Korea, Singapore and China, is on the up, though the US withdrawal from the Trans Pacific Partnership is a worry

Indonesia throws its weight behind FDI

As Fitch upgrades the country’s rating, Indonesia is finally prioritising infrastructure investment. Gordon Feller reports.

India plans to liberalise rules for FPIs

The Indian government has announced plans to make its economy more friendly towards foreign investors.

Moody's upgrade brings FDI optimism for Mongolia

Moody’s has upgraded Mongolia's credit rating and, with copper prices projected to rise, the resource-rich country is well positioned to garner further FDI.

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Kyrgyzstan’s deputy tourism minister dreams big

Azamat Jamankulov, Kyrgyzstan’s deputy minister of culture, tourism and information, and its head of the department of tourism, tells Courtney Fingar about his country’s opportunities for travel industry investment.

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Mahindra moves into India's industrial space

As India retains its allure as a manufacturing destination, real estate and infrastructure developer Mahindra Lifespace Developers is rolling out industrial clusters around the country to help maintain this momentum. Courtney Fingar reports.