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How Singapore can prepare for its South-east Asian future: Linda Lim

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...

Here's what the ADB predicts for Asean's economies in 2018 and 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published its annual Asian Development Outlook report, and along with it, forecasts for the various Asian...


Impact of coronavirus epidemic to have widespread spillovers to the region and rest of the world

The escalation of the virus outbreak and slowdown in China would result in a deduction of 0.2 percentage points from ASEAN+3 growth, said AMRO in...

Novel coronavirus exacerbates threat to retail space: Morgan Stanley Research

The 2019 novel coronavirus could become a drag on Singapore's retail space, with its impact exacerbated by the disruptive presence of e-commerce,...

Analysts downgrade Thailand growth forecast due to virus

Tourism expected to take a hit in Q1 but bounce back in H2

Wuhan virus may hit regional supply chain if not contained: report

But the report's baseline is for containment and recovery by Q2

On Myanmar's property scene, cheaper condos are hot

This segment has been dubbed the market sector to watch.

FDI to drive Myanmar's growth, but political risks remain

Myanmar's GDP is set to grow at 6.6 per cent annually until 2030, but weak business conditions and political risks could dampen FDI inflows.

Indonesia's regional GDP to grow by 4-7% in 2020: UOB

Economic performance in Indonesia will “continue to improve in 2020” on the back of increased exports and imports, rising private consumption, and...

Asean consumer sector set for soft start to 2020: DBS

Outlook dampened by macro headwinds and weak sentiment

Card payments in Malaysia to exceed US$80b by 2023: GlobalData

Malaysia’s total card payments value is projected to increase from US$50.4 billion in 2019 to US$81 billion in 2023, as the country makes steady...

Indonesia's unchanged policy rate reflects optimism and flexibility

The Indonesian central bank's decision to keep interest rates on hold will mean greater monetary policy flexibility for 2020, should the economy...