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Companies could lease elsewhere in Asia as US-China trade war bites

BUSINESS shifts out of mainland China could support office leasing markets in the South-east Asian region, real estate consultancy Colliers has...

Opportunities abound in Industry 4.0 and SMEs need to seize them

Businesses need to adapt to this new era of the fourth industrial revolution – Industry 4.0 for short – or risk being left behind, said industry...

Setting up a Fintech in Singapore: Market opportunities and navigating the regulatory environment

Michael Correa sheds light on the key opportunities in the Singapore market for aspiring fintechs,...

Scope for growth in Malaysia renewables: report

Solar power was highlighted as particularly well-poised for growth, by Fitch Solutions Macro Research

Malaysian building materials to cost more by end-2019: Report

The construction industry is expected to pick up this quarter on infrastructure projects like the East Coast Rail Link, an analyst noted.

How to set up a fintech in the Philippines

Michael Correa sheds light on the key opportunities in the Philippine market for aspiring fintechs, according to the findings of the...

Philippines winning diverted US-China trade: Analysts

As global trade tensions single out the technology sector for attention, electronics exports from the Philippines to both markets rose.

Opportunities for Singapore consumer SMEs in Philippines; Keppel joint project opens

MANILA - Singapore lifestyle, food and consumer companies are getting a chance this week to explore the Philippine market at a pop-up event in...

Meaty issue: Mock pork edges onto Southeast Asian plates

[BANGKOK] A sprinkle of chili, some pinkish "pork" and a few basil leaves tossed into a sizzling wok - chef Songpol swears his vegan version of...

Thailand's jump to high-income status at risk: Fitch

The kingdom is at risk of a protracted economic slowdown in the next decade, analysts at Fitch Solutions have suggested.

Thailand tourism confidence holds steady: survey

Tourism operators expect business as usual in the third quarter

Myanmar enacts new copyright law to replace Myanmar Copyright Act 1914

On 24 May 2019, the Copyright Law (Law) was enacted as the fourth and last intellectual property law to protect literary and artistic works....

CLMV region not immune to China slowdown: Maybank

China plays a significant role in the bloc's exports, infrastructure, and tourism

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...

Vietnam a bright spot amid trade tensions: economists

Robust domestic demand and FDI inflows should help achieve 6.7% growth in 2019

Vietnam risks debt 'crutches' without skills transfer: Economist

VIETNAM remains an economic success, despite raging trade tensions worldwide, but one observer has called urgently for skills transfer, to address...

Robust growth prospects but prominent risks for Cambodia: Moody's

In particular, the potential loss of preferential trade access could hurt exports

Opportunities for Cambodia - Market Insights by Enterprise Singapore’s Regional Directors

Enterprise Singapore's deputy director for Southeast Asia (Cambodia) Yeoh Choon Jin identifies the sectors that are expected to...

CLMV region not immune to China slowdown: Maybank

China plays a significant role in the bloc's exports, infrastructure, and tourism

CLMV region not immune to China slowdown: Maybank

China plays a significant role in the bloc's exports, infrastructure, and tourism

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...