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  • FRIDAY, JULY 15 ANKARA- Launch of OECD Economic Survey of Turkey. PHNOM PENH- International Monetary Fund representative in Cambodia holds press conference about economy- 0600 GMT. TUESDAY, JULY 19 LONDON- International Monetary Fund publishes update to World Economic Outlook, including new UK growth forecasts- 1300 GMT.

  • THURSDAY, JULY 14 WASHINGTON- International Monetary Fund's head Christine Lagarde speaks at Center for Global Development in Washington on "Redoubling our Resolve for Global Development". PRETORIA- South African central bank Deputy Governor Kuben Naidoo speaks at South Africa's first ever Public Economics Winter School, where tax policy, industrial...

  • Philippines navy personnel motion toward a Chinese Coast Guard vessel to make way as they block it from entering Second Thomas Shoal in the South China Sea.

    The world will now be watching with bated breath as to what President Xi Jinping’s course of action will be.

  • The Sacred Monkey Forest Sanctuary in Bali, Indonesia

    With global fixed income yields low, Asia and emerging market bonds and credit offer attractive returns, a portfolio manager at Fidelity told CNBC.

  • Former Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel says the U.S. does not want to see a rise in tensions but "freedom of navigation" must be respected.

  • SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development Vice President Philip Bennett visits Bosnia. MANILA- Philippines central bank governor Amando Tetangco to speak at the central bank's luncheon for stakeholders- 0200 GMT. SARAJEVO- European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and Bosnia to sign a 71 million euro infrastructure loan- 0730 GMT.

  • TUESDAY, JULY 12 JOHANNESBURG- South African Finance Minister Pravin Gordhan speaks at a South African Chamber of Commerce and Industry meeting- 0730 GMT. PRAGUE- Czech National Bank to publish the minutes of its June board meeting- 0700 GMT. BUDAPEST- Hungarian Central Bank non-rate-setting meeting.

  • JAKARTA, July 11- Indonesian state power firm PLN says it cannot comply with government rules on burning diesel with a bio content of at least 30 percent as it would damage generators, potentially curbing demand for biofuel ingredient palm oil in the world's top producer of that commodity. Under regulations released in 2015, Jakarta mandated that the power...

  • An image of a Jakarta blast site from the metro police Twitter account

    A suicide bomber on a motorcycle attacked a police station in the Indonesian city of Solo on Tuesday, killing himself and wounding a police officer.

  • Brexit Asia Impact

    Thailand, Philippine and Indonesia have offered more than ten percent returns year-to-date in dollar terms, says Ecognosis Advisory's Andrew Freris.

  • Emerging Markets

    Fed hike is off the table this year which means emerging markets might be more comfortable to cut rates, reckons Aviva Investors' Mary Nicola.

  • *Newmont to get $1.3 bln from sale, Sumitomo over $550 mln. JAKARTA/ TORONTO, July 1- An Indonesian investor group consisting of oil and gas tycoon Arifin Panigoro and banker Agus Projosasmito will spend $2.6 billion to buy 82.2 percent of Newmont Nusa Tenggara, which operates Indonesia's second-biggest copper and gold mine. Newmont will get $920 million when the...

  • *Indonesia lacks data on permits and reclamation funds. SAMARINDA, Indonesia, June 29- Thousands of mines are closing in Indonesia's tropical coal belt as prices languish and seams run dry. Abandoned mine pits dot the bare, treeless hillsides in Samarinda, the capital of East Kalimantan province on Indonesia's part of Borneo island.

  • JAKARTA/ TORONTO, June 30- An Indonesian investor group consisting of oil and gas tycoon Arifin Panigoro and banker Agus Projosasmito will spend $2.6 billion to buy 82.2 percent of Newmont Nusa Tenggara, which operates Indonesia's second-biggest copper and gold mine. Newmont will get $920 million when the deal closes and $403 million triggered by higher...

  • JAKARTA, June 30- An Indonesian investor group consisting of oil and gas tycoon Arifin Panigoro and banker Agus Projosasmito is buying 82.2 percent of Newmont Nusa Tenggara, operator of Indonesia's second-biggest copper and gold mine, for $2.6 billion. The deal highlights how a slump in commodity prices due to oversupply and a demand slowdown in China has made...

  • Voters in the Philippines are set to elect Rodrigo Duterte, a tough-talking mayor of Davao City in Mindanao, pulling away from his rivals despite controversial speeches and little national government experience.

    If you've followed the upheavals in Southeast Asian politics over the last few decades, you'll be familiar with the phenomenon of the Rent-a-Mob.

  • The United Overseas Bank Ltd. (UOB) logo is illuminated at night atop UOB Plaza One in Singapore, on Wednesday, March 20, 2013.

    UOB became the first bank in Singapore to suspend its loans program for London properties in the wake of uncertainties caused by Brexit.

  • *Indonesia lacks data on permits and reclamation funds. SAMARINDA, Indonesia, June 29- Thousands of mines are closing in Indonesia's tropical coal belt as prices languish and seams run dry. Abandoned mine pits dot the bare, treeless hillsides in Samarinda, the capital of East Kalimantan province on Indonesia's part of Borneo island.

  • JAKARTA, June 28- Foreign workers are leaving Indonesia at an increasing rate due to the slump in commodity prices that has forced resource companies to slash jobs at a time when the government has also introduced tighter regulations on expatriates in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. As a result, rents on upmarket homes in Jakarta have plummeted and...

  • JAKARTA, June 28- Foreign workers are leaving Indonesia at an increasing rate due to the slump in commodity prices that has forced resource companies to slash jobs at a time when the government has also introduced tighter regulations on expatriates in Southeast Asia's biggest economy. As a result, rents on upmarket homes in Jakarta have plummeted and...