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Singapore and Vietnam to explore tie-ups in energy, Industry 4.0

Ministers discussed collaboration opportunities at annual meeting

Singapore's ride-hailing wars may be over

SINGAPORE taxis will likely be spared another brutal war with ride-hailing firms, as Grab and Go-Jek make a play for bigger markets, Maybank Kim Eng...

Southeast Asian merchants lead in benefiting from Chinese mobile payment: Nielsen report

Southeast Asian merchants are leading those in other regions in benefiting from Chinese mobile payment, according to data from the 2018 Trends for...

Malaysia investment approvals up with manufacturing boost

The country has benefited from US-China trade tensions, says UOB economist

China demand for palm oil to pick up: analysts

Stockpile stayed stagnant in February but may lessen in coming months

Employers in Malaysia may feel the pinch with higher minimum wage kicking in next year

The Prime Minister's Office has announced that, from 1 January 2019, the Malaysian Government will implement a standardised new minimum wage of...

Call for public-private tie-ups to spur Indonesian growth

Flagging how increased investment spending has not translated to the same level of gross domestic product (GDP) growth since the 1997 Asian Financial...

Indonesia, Thailand election outcomes to be market neutral: DBS

Policy continuity expected regardless of results, say economists

Situational analysis if Pheu Thai-led coalition government emerges: Control Risks

The violent and highly disruptive repercussions of political conflict in Thailand since 2008 should convince even the most sanguine that the...

Thailand’s Trade Competition Commission Releases Implementing Rules on Merger Control

Since the enactment of the Thailand’s Trade Competition Act B.E. 2560 (2017) (“2017 Act”), the Trade Competition Commission (“Commission”) has...

Policy continuity assured as Thailand goes to polls: UOB

Successful elections on March 24 will boost investor confidence and growth prospects, said economist

Myanmar garment workers caught in global tug-of-war

THE garment sector in Myanmar faces challenges to its commercial survival, with the possibility of losing tariff-free status in the European Union...

Singapore and Vietnam to explore tie-ups in energy, Industry 4.0

Ministers discussed collaboration opportunities at annual meeting

Vietnam still an attractive market, with more FDI expected: HSBC

Vietnam remains an attractive market, as trade tensions are expected to bring more foreign direct investments (FDI) into the country and create more...

The hot new market for luxury property is Vietnam

[SINGAPORE] The Grand Manhattan embraces the latest in New York living.

Cambodia is open for business

ON July 29, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) declared victory in the country's general election. With the elections out of the way, Phnom...

Cambodia's first rum maker looking to export to new international markets

[PHNOM PENH] Samai Distillery, which has the distinction of being Cambodia's first, and only, rum producer, is looking to export the tipple to...

Latest addition gives Cambodia's exchange a boost

THE BIG guns of the Cambodian stock market - a "Clean Water Hero" and a liquor and real estate queen - may be able to revive the fortunes...

Lao Securities Exchange benefits from inflows of capital from Thailand, China, Singapore and Hong Kong

THE Lao Securities Exchange (LSX) and its roster of seven listed companies are benefiting from the inflows of Asian capital and collaboration with...

Venturing into Laos: Useful business contacts

Planning to do business in Laos? Here’s our round-up of local government agencies and business chambers that may be useful.

Venturing into Brunei: Useful business contacts

Planning to do business in Brunei? Here’s our round-up of local government agencies and business chambers that may be useful.

Brunei provides opportunities for Singapore firms: President Halimah

BESIDES government-to-government partnerships, the private sector in Singapore can also look at how they can venture abroad and collaborate with...