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...
Hitachi Vantara, a wholly owned subsidiary of Hitachi, said it expects its mid-range models to experience double-digit growth in ASEAN, as it...
SOME tech startups are bleeding heavily across the region, despite the coronavirus pandemic’s lift to segments like e-commerce and tele-health....
SOUTH-EAST Asian markets look set to be rocked by sharp spikes in joblessness, as the deadly Covid-19 pandemic smashes economies.
The Code of Corporate Governance (CG Code), like a guiding light, serves to strengthen listed companies in their governance. Its presence also...
Asean green bond and loan issuance grew to US$7.8 billion in 2019, up from US$4.1 billion in 2018, thanks to new guidelines, according to Climate...
Measures to curb Covid-19 bode well for supermarkets across Asean, helping to boost sales albeit at the expense of F&B retailers, DBS Group...