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Fully paid since 2006, Philippines shuns IMF loan during pandemic

MANILA, Philippines — The Philippines sees no need to borrow from the International Monetary Fund (IMF) to address potential liquidity gaps triggered by the coronavirus disease-2019 (COVID-19) outbreak, the Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) said on Tuesday. “BSP sees no apparent and immediate need to avail of IMF’s short-term liquidity line (SLL),” BSP Governor Benjamin […]

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Laos has 3rd Fastest Mobile Internet Speed in ASEAN

Laos ranks third-fastest among ASEAN countries in terms of 4G download speed of mobile internet data and 52nd among 100 global economies. A report released this week by OpenSignal, a British company that measures mobile user experience globally, says Laos’ average 4G download speed is 17.1 Mpbs, faster than other ASEAN countries excepting Singapore and Vietnam. According to […]

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Thailand: SEZ interest pales next to EEC

Investment applications for 10 special economic zones (SEZs) remain low compared with those made for the flagship Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), with the number of projects and investment value totalling 75 projects and 11 billion baht, respectively, from 2015 to April 1, 2020. According to the latest report by the National Economic and Social Development […]

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