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Zain Saudi swings to profit in H1 2019Jul 16, 2019
...On July ##th Mobile Telecommunication Company Saudi Arabia (Zain Saudi) reported a profit of SR###m (US$##.#m) for the first half of #### compared with a loss of SR###m the previous year. Zain Saudi, which is partially owned by...
Plans for tax on tech giants advanceJul 16, 2019
...Event On July ##th the Senate (the upper house of parliament) passed a bill taxing tech giants, which has become known as the "GAFA" law (Google, Apple, Facebook, Amazon), one week after the National Assembly (the lower house of parliament...
Myanmar: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Land area ###,### sq km Population ##.#m (####; UN) Main towns Population in '### (#### census) Yangon: #,### Mandalay: #,### Bago: #,### Naypyidaw (capital): #,### Note: in #### the military junta moved the country...
Thailand: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Land area ###,### sq km Population ##m (####; UN) Main provinces Population in millions (#### census; National Statistics Office) Bangkok (Metropolitan; capital): #.## Nakhon Ratchasima: #.## Samut Prakarn: #.## Ubon Ratchathani: #.## Khon Kaen: #...
Papua New Guinea: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Land area ###,### sq km Population #.#m (####; UN estimate) Major islands New Britain, New Ireland, Manus, Bougainville Population in '### (#### census) Port Moresby (capital): ###.# Lae: ###.# Wewak: ##.# Madang: ##.# Mount...
Israel: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Land area ##,### sq km. This does not include the Gaza Strip, the West Bank, East Jerusalem and the Golan Heights, areas occupied by Israel in the #### and #### Middle East wars Population #.##m (December ####; Central...
Turkmenistan: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Total area ###,### sq km Population #.##m (####; UN) Main towns Population in '###, beginning of #### (results of #### census remain unpublished) Ashgabat (capital): ### Turkmenabat: ### Dashoguz: ### Climate Continental desert; summer temperatures regularly reach ##...
Maldives: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Land area ### sq km Population ###,### (#### Population and Housing Census of Maldives) Major islands Thiladhunmathi Atoll (resident population ##,### according to #### census; includes Miladhunmadulu group) Northern Maalhosmadulu Atoll (resident population ##,### in #### census...
Taiwan: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Land area ##,### sq km Population ##.#m (####; Ministry of the Interior) Main towns Population in '### (end-####; official estimate) New Taipei: #,### Taichung: #,### Kaohsiung: #,### Taipei (capital): #,### Tainan: #,###...
Singapore: Basic dataJul 16, 2019
...Land area ###.# sq km (including smaller islands) Population #.##m (#m excluding foreigners on temporary work visas; mid-####; Department of Statistics) Climate Tropical Weather (altitude ## metres) Hottest month, May, ##-##°C (average daily minimum...
Myanmar: 5-year forecast summaryJul 16, 2019
...Outlook for ####-##: Forecast summary Download the numbers in Excel...
Myanmar: Briefing sheetJul 16, 2019
...Political and economic outlook Download the numbers in Excel Key changes since May ##th The month ahead Major risks to our forecast Download the numbers in Excel...
Myanmar: Economic structureJul 16, 2019
...Data and charts: Annual trends charts Data and charts: Monthly trends charts...
Myanmar: Political structureJul 16, 2019
...Official name Republic of the Union of Myanmar Form of state Under its #### constitution (drafted by the junta that ruled at the time), Myanmar has a multiparty democratic system, but substantial political power still rests with the military The...
Myanmar: Quarterly economic indicatorsJul 16, 2019
...Data and charts: Quarterly data Download the numbers in Excel...
Thailand: Briefing sheetJul 16, 2019
...Political and economic outlook Download the numbers in Excel Key changes since May ##th The month ahead Major risks to our forecast Download the numbers in Excel...
Thailand: Economic structureJul 16, 2019
...Data and charts: Annual trends charts Data and charts: Quarterly trends charts Data and charts: Monthly trends charts...
Thailand: Political structureJul 16, 2019
...Official name Kingdom of Thailand Form of state Constitutional monarchy The executive General Prayuth Chan-ocha seized executive power on behalf of the armed forces in May ####. The military ruled via an appointed National Council for Peace and Order...
Thailand: Quarterly economic indicatorsJul 16, 2019
...Data and charts: Quarterly data Download the numbers in Excel...
Papua New Guinea: 5-year forecast summaryJul 16, 2019
...Outlook for ####-##: Forecast summary Download the numbers in Excel...