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Okinawa declares coronavirus emergency as cases spike

[TOKYO] Japan's southernmost prefecture, Okinawa, declared a state of emergency on Tuesday over the Covid-19 pandemic,...
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - 7:27 PM
Okinawa declares coronavirus emergency as cases spike

Economists still expect more monetary support, despite Malaysia's latest fiscal package

MALAYSIA'S latest assistance package may not change expectations for further monetary support, said economists, who...
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - 6:31 PM
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Fintechs' plans to buy Indonesian banks will raise competition: Fitch

RECENT moves by tech firms to acquire small Indonesian banks will add more colour to Asean's financing landscape, but...
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - 1:12 PM
Fintechs' plans to buy Indonesian banks will raise competition: Fitch

Fu Yu founders retire, sell 29.8% stake in company for S$58.3m

THE co-founders of Fu Yu Corp have sold a 29.8 per cent stake, amounting to 224.4 million shares in the company, for S$...
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - 10:38 AM
Fu Yu founders retire, sell 29.8% stake in company for S$58.3m

Asean fintechs may list in US market on dual-listing track

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SOME Asean fintechs may look to soon list in both their home markets and the US, riding on the demand for growth stocks...
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Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - 5:50 AM
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Measuring the impact of Covid-19 on economic growth in ASEAN

Several weeks of strict lockdowns or the combined effect of the COVID-19 outbreak and the social distancing measures...
Mon, Jan 18, 2021
Mon, Jan 18, 2021 - 10:58 AM
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Reinventing Southeast Asia’s retail industry to drive economic recovery

Despite the challenges that retail players have faced this year, rather than sounding the death knell, the pandemic has...
Wed, Jan 13, 2021
Wed, Jan 13, 2021 - 11:24 AM
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Okinawa declares coronavirus emergency as cases spike

[TOKYO] Japan's southernmost prefecture, Okinawa, declared a state of emergency on Tuesday over the Covid-19 pandemic,...
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - 7:27 PM
Okinawa declares coronavirus emergency as cases spike

Economists still expect more monetary support, despite Malaysia's latest fiscal package

MALAYSIA'S latest assistance package may not change expectations for further monetary support, said economists, who...
Tue, Jan 19, 2021
Tue, Jan 19, 2021 - 6:31 PM
malaysia.jpg