PROGRESS MADE in addressing illegal car imports, improvements to state enterprises and efforts to regulate sawmills were among hot issues being debated as the Laotian government kicked off its cabinet meeting on Thursday.
THE AIRASIA Group will pursue the creation of a single, publicly traded holding company for its major business units in Southeast Asia, Malaysian tycoon Tony Fernandes said, adding that this would spur investments and help bring down the price of air travel.
CHINA’S Delong Holdings Limited plans to build a stainless steel factory in the Morowali Industrial Park in Central Sulawesi with an investment of around US$950 million, an official with the company said.
THE DEPARTMENT of Transportation’s (DOTr) Greater Manila airport strategy is taking shape and the plans so far exclude massive private sector offers meant to replace the busy Ninoy Aquino International Airport, a government official said.
THE Court of Tax Appeals (CTA) has ordered the Bureau of Internal Revenue to issue a 761.06-million peso tax refund to San Miguel Brewery Inc for erroneously collected tax on its light-branded beer for the year 2012.
THE STAGE has been set for the setting up of the Leading Entrepreneur Accelerator Platform (LEAP) after an announcement by Bursa Malaysia on new listing requirements and amendments to some of its regulations.
PUBLICLY LISTED media conglomerate Global Mediacom is focusing on three media businesses this year in spite of the tight competition in content and advertising-based media, subscription-based media and online media.