• Wed, 13 Jun 2018 01:00
    Foreign owners of e-waste companies said by police to have broken the law
    At least 11 operators of e-waste separation businesses in Thailand have committed several wrongdoings, Deputy National Police Commissioner Pol General Wirachai Songmetta disclosed yesterday.
    national
  • Thu, 24 May 2018 01:00
    80% cap set on foreign stake in insurance firms
    THE Indonesian government has issued Government Regulation No 14/2018 on foreign ownership of insurance companies, setting a maximum foreign ownership of 80 per cent.
    ASEAN+
  • Fri, 18 May 2018 01:00
    Push for foreign ownership  
    The Science and Technology ministry will seek to change existing law to allow 100 per cent foreign ownership in tech start-up companies, said Minister Suvit Maesincee at  the Start-up Thailand Conference, adding that the change will also facilitate start-ups’ access to funding. 
    Economy
  • Thu, 22 Mar 2018 01:00
    Why Thailand must ease foreign ownership limits
    Re: News that amendments to the Foreign Business Act are under review. 
    your say
  • Thu, 19 Jan 2017 01:00
    KBank keen to buy Indonesian banks
    THAILAND’S fourth-largest bank, Kasikornbank (KBank), is exploring the possibility of acquiring banks in Indonesia, but acknowledges this is a challenging goal due to the Indonesian regulator’s rules concerning foreign ownership of local banks.
    Corporate
  • Fri, 16 Sep 2016 01:00
    VN company to raise foreign ownership limit to 70%
    Ho Chi Minh City Infrastructure Investment JSC (CII) has removed the property development unit from the company's portfolio to raise the limit of foreign ownership to 70 per cent.
    ASEAN+
  • Sat, 10 Sep 2016 01:00
    VN draft law opens up foreign ownership avenues
    VIETNAM’S Ministry of Planning and Investment has published draft law amendments, with some articles focusing on making foreign capital flow more smoothly into investments and enterprises.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 07 Sep 2016 16:46
    Vietnam's Pan Group to lift foreign ownership bar
    HANOI - The State Securities Commission has approved Pan Group JSC's lifting of the limit of foreign ownership in the company's capital.
    ASEAN+
  • Thu, 02 Jun 2016 01:00
    WEF seeks airline ownership liberalisation
    GOVERNMENTS should allow 100-per-cent foreign ownership of airlines to spur growth in the global aviation and tourism industries, the World Economic Forum said yesterday. The Swiss non-profit foundation called for the elimination of the “nationality rule
    Economy
  • Mon, 28 Mar 2016 15:23
    Foreign ownership plans excite markets, investors
    HANOI - Plans of increasing the percentage of foreign ownership will continue gripping the attention of investors when companies propose them in their annual general shareholder meetings (AGM) normally taking place in the second quarter of the year, secur
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 14 Mar 2016 15:05
    Domestic banks look hard for foreign strategic partners
    HANOI - Domestic commercial banks are finding it hard to look for foreign strategic partners due to difficulties in the financial market and the current rules on foreign ownership limits.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 29 Feb 2016 19:19
    Airport operators gear up for foreign partnerships
    JAKARTA - Domestic airport operators are gearing up for partnerships with foreign investors following the government’s move to increase the percentage of foreign ownership allowed in the airport management business.
    ASEAN+
  • Wed, 03 Feb 2016 14:10
    Indonesia to relax foreign ownership rules in power, e-commerce and retail sectors
    JAKARTA - Indonesia will relax foreign ownership rules in the power, e-commerce and retail sectors, the head of the investment board said today.
    business
  • Sun, 24 Jan 2016 16:29
    Myanmar allows 40% foreign ownership in condominiums
    Yangon - Myanmar's Union Parliament approved Friday the draft Condominium Law to allow 40-per-cent foreign ownership.
    Breaking News
  • Mon, 05 Oct 2015 01:00
    KL may open power sector to foreigners in bid to sell loss-making unit
    KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysia will likely lift the |limit on foreign ownership in the electricity generation sector to |facilitate the sale of debt-laden 1Malaysia Development Berhad's (1MDB) power unit, Edra Global Energy, a move which would |spark a political
    ASEAN+
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