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Malaysia bank gears up for Vietnam market

CIMB Group, one of the leading banking corporations in Malaysia , said it is the right time to boost investment within Southeast Asia and enter the Vietnamese market.
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Thai economy emerges from recession

Thailand's economy emerged from recession in the second quarter as manufacturing grew and the government increased spending, said the country’s Economic & Social Development Board (NESDB).
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Laos targets 7.5 percent GDP growth

Laos is targeting a gross domestic product (GDP) growth rate of 7.5 percent in the 2009-2010 fiscal year, said its Prime Minister Buasone Bouphavanh.
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At least 43 killed in fire-fight in Philippines

Twenty-three troops of the Philippine government and at least 20 rebels of the Abu Sayyaf group were killed in a day of intensive fire-fight in southern Philippine jungles, according to the military source.
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Ammonia gas leak claims 6 lives in Malaysia

Ammonia gas that leaked from a fish processing plant in Pagan Pasir, in the state of Selangor , Malaysia on August 11 claimed six lives, including two Bangladeshi workers.