Singapore tops the Asian ranking in The Global Competitiveness Report 2008-2009 conducted by the World Economic Forum (and partners) using both publicly available data and the Executive Opinion Survey. The annual report assesses the ability of countries to … [Read more...] about Singapore tops Asia in competitiveness report
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Economies, trading, finances and currencies. Economic development and finance news in Asian countries.
Moscow is ranked the world's most expensive city for expatriates for the third consecutive year, according to the latest Cost of Living Survey by Mercer. Mercer's report is arguably the world's most comprehensive cost of living survey and is used to help … [Read more...] about Moscow is world’s most expensive city (2008)
USD1 = 16,500 Vietnamese Dong, which literally makes me a millionaire in during my Vietnam visit (well, who isn't?)... it’s actually quite a pain though, for foreign travellers who are slow in counting lol. Vietnamese Dong (đồng), if not mistaken, is … [Read more...] about Who wants to be a millionaire?
Malaysian Prime Minister Abdullah Badawi is happily announcing one mega development project after another, e.g. the Iskandar Development Region (IDR), Northern Corridor Economic Region (NCER), the Trans-Peninsular Oil Pipeline, and a number railway projects … [Read more...] about Malaysia’s mega development projects