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Fitch Solutions Foresees Malaysia’s Consumer Spending Recovery In 2022

KUALA LUMPUR– Consumer spending in Malaysia will begin its recovery in 2022, with household spending forecast to grow by a real rate of 5.1 percent, Fitch Solutions Country Risk and Industry Research said today.“We expect the consumer to recover from t…

EU lawmakers push for closer ties with Taiwan amid rising Chinese pressure

STRASBOURG— The European Union must deepen ties with Taiwan and start work on an investment deal with the island, EU lawmakers said in a resolution adopted on Thursday, a move likely to anger Beijing as a similar EU-China deal struck in 2020 has been p…

Cambodia Launches Long-Term Siem Reap Provincial Tourism Development Plan

PHNOM PENH– Cambodia yesterday launched a Siem Reap provincial tourism development master plan 2021-2035, aiming at turning the north-western province into a major tourist destination in the kingdom and in the Southeast Asian region.Speaking at the lau…