With the establishment of the Asean Economic Community (AEC) in 2015, a key milestone in the region's economic integration, Asean now offers the opportunities of a US$2.4 trillion market with over 630 million people. As at 2016, the AEC as a collective was the third largest economy in Asia and the sixth largest in the world.
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That Singapore's economic future lies with South-east Asia, is not in doubt, says Dr Linda Lim. How then, might Singapore prepare itself for such...
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published its annual Asian Development Outlook report, and along with it, forecasts for the various Asian...
Chinese tech giant Huawei’s cloud services unit and the regional arm of San Francisco-based startup Skymind plan to offer strategic and technical...
Small but not slow, SMEs (Small and Medium Enterprises) in Southeast Asia (SEA) are quickly adopting new technologies to lower the barrier of...
Multinationals are looking to minimise risks from future tension between the US and China
If policymakers enact the right reforms the region can lift its share of global GDP to over 8% by 2030, HSBC says
The October announcement by Singapore’s Infrastructure Asia, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to develop bankable green infrastructure...