MARKETS

Rules clarity a plus for Grab, Gojek in S-E Asian minefield

SINGAPORE'S regulatory framework for the point-to-point (P2P) transport sector, which is set to be rolled out later this month, marks the maturing...

Singapore's business hub goal needs global talent: Chan

SINGAPORE will remain open to top international talent even as the country accelerates its economic transformation efforts and invests in and...

Two-speed recovery in services trade expected: HSBC

THE Covid-19 pandemic will lead to a two-speed recovery in services trade, whereby international travel is likely to remain largely suppressed due...

Latest Covid-19 wave threatens Malaysia's Q4 recovery: economists

The latest restrictions are a blow to regions that account for nearly half the country's economy

ING and UNICEF launch ‘Fintech for Impact’ initiative to support fintech start-ups in Philippines

FIVE startups in the Philippines have been identified by ING Bank and UN children's agency UNICEF to receive...

Indonesia, Philippines well-placed for Asia's "Goldilocks" phase in 2021: report

Morgan Stanley defines "Goldilocks" as a sweet spot of accelerating and above-trend growth, rising-to-trend inflation, and big easy policy

Philippines package aids Covid-19 fight, but limited growth impact: economists

The most recent stimulus package follows an earlier 275 billion peso (S$7.72 billion) one

Two-speed recovery in services trade expected: HSBC

THE Covid-19 pandemic will lead to a two-speed recovery in services trade, whereby international travel is likely to remain largely suppressed due...

Thailand weighs impact of upcoming US elections

THAILAND - in the grip of another round of street protests that could end in violence and enhanced military rule - could draw the ire of a new US...

CMLV garment industry expected to be a coronavirus casualty

Key producer Cambodia is expected to bear the brunt of the slowdown in the Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam (CLMV) economies.

Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam to gain most from apparel shifts: Report

As China reduces its apparel manufacturing operations, its neighbouring countries have high growth potential, said a Fitch Solutions report

Covid-19 may bring CLMV growth to new lows: report

Vietnam expected to weather the crisis best, while Cambodia is hit the worst

Laos GDP could slow to 6.1% due to Covid-19: AMRO

Laos' economic recovery from 2019's natural disasters could be stymied by the Covid-19 pandemic, ASEAN+3 Macroeconomic Research Office (AMRO) said...

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...