MARKETS

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,...

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...

Malaysia by-election losses raise risk of reactive fiscal policy

There is a rising risk of more reactive fiscal policy in the run-up to the Sandakan by-election in Sabah, Malaysia, resulting in more subsidy...

Latest figures support expectations of Malaysia slowdown

Economists see the possibility of a rate cut ahead

Malaysian SMEs to get more private support in Industry 4.0

SMALL and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Malaysia could get more American private-sector support for a national “Industry 4.0” drive.

Mood of consumers in Thailand and Indonesia on the upswing: Credit Suisse Emerging Consumer Survey

The mood amongst Thai consumers is surprisingly encouraging compared to our impression on various macro-economic indicators, according to the...

Indonesia: accelerating urban transportation development with public-private partnership

Indonesia's rapid urban transportation development is creating vast opportunities for collaboration and investments for the private sector.

Indonesia outperforms for geothermal energy: Fitch Solutions

The country is second only to the US in estimated geothermal power capacity

APAC gaming growth threatens Philippine casinos

THE dice are rolling in the Asia-Pacific - and they could come up snake eyes for the Philippines.

Mobile devices drive Pinoy shoppers

Some 90.8 per cent of consumers in the Philippines look up products on their phones while in store, according to a recent global consumer report....

The Philippines central bank keeps policy rate on hold; more focus on domestic liquidity

The Philippines’ central bank on Thursday kept its benchmark interest rate on hold at 4.75 per cent as widely expected by economists, while...

Mood of consumers in Thailand and Indonesia on the upswing: Credit Suisse Emerging Consumer Survey

The mood amongst Thai consumers is surprisingly encouraging compared to our impression on various macro-economic indicators, according to the...

Maturing Thai mobile market raises risks for telcos

Thai telecom operators are likely to continue to face pressure on mobile-service revenues, beset by slowing growth in data revenue. 

Fresh spending package gives little boost to Thai economy: Analysts

THAILAND’S latest stimulus package may not be a cure-all for economic woes, private analysts have warned, as domestic demand joins export woes and...

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...

Investing in Myanmar – not when but how

DECADES of stunted development under military rule gave way to Asia’s newest democracy after victory by Aung San Suu Kyi’s National League for...

Vietnam alive and kicking as US-China trade war spurs export growth

THE Vietnamese economy is proving resilient, even as regional neighbours swoon.

Credit woes, HCMC slump loom over Vietnam real estate

Restrictions on expansion in Ho Chi Minh City has worsened the prospects for mass-market launches outside the central area.

CLMV region not immune to China slowdown: Maybank

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

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...