Manta considering growth options
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Malaysia's prime minister vowed he would not quit over a $700-million financial scandal, and accused protesters of showing "poor national spirit" by holding a massive rally to demand his resignation on the eve of the country's National Day on Monday.
South Korea's business sentiment for September has slid again, as industrial players expect sagging exports and China's economic slowdown to undo the Korea's gradual recovery from the Middle East respiratory syndrome outbreak.
The export and import trade volume between Sri Lanka and Pakistan could be increased from US$ 400 million US$ one billion within the next two years, if the Free Trade Agreement (FTA) efficiently harness, Pakistan High Commissioner Major General (Retired), Syed Shakeel Hussain said.
Iranian President Hassan Rouhani expressed Iran's Willingness to promote mutual relationship with Mongolia in cultural, economic, and political fields, Tasnimnews reports.
Senate President Franklin M. Drilon today expressed concern about the country's ability to meet its target economic growth this year, which he said is being dragged down by what continues to be an alarming trend of government underspending.
Monetary Authority of Singapore's (MAS) Financial Center Advisory Panel (FCAP) discussed strategies to grow Singapore's financial sector, promote innovation and the use of technology, and build deep skills and capabilities, said MAS in a statement on Thursday.