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Indonesia parliament passes bill on new capital, paving the way for construction to begin

By Channel NewsAsia Jakarta – The Indonesian parliament passed a bill on the country’s planned new capital in eastern Kalimantan today (Jan. 18). This means that the construction of the new capital can soon begin, ahead of the planned relocation from the current capital of Jakarta starting 2024. Speaking in parliament, House of Representatives Speaker

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New scheme allows using credit card points to invest in mutual funds

THE Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) unveiled its “Point to Invest” project whereby investors can use their credit card points to invest in mutual funds with this increasing opportunities to create wealth, Thai Rath newspaper reported today (Nov. 15, 2020). Dr. Pakorn Peetathawatchai, SET’s president, said making investment easily accessible to the general public as

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