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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...


Asean M&A appetite stable despite uncertainty: EY survey

Two in five respondents had acquisition plans in the next 12 months

Malaysian consumers set to fuel furniture boom

Spending on household goods is expected to hit 55.6 billion ringgit (S$18.1 billion) by 2023, according to Fitch Solutions research.

Singapore in 2nd place for ease of doing business: World Bank

Singapore has retained its place as second best on a World Bank ranking for the world's easiest place to do business even as the overall pace of...

Bangkok residential market softening but other sectors remain resilient: Edmund Tie Research

Overall outlook for business and investment in the Thai capital remains optimistic according to Edmund Tie's latest research report, citing...

Malaysia 5G: Wholesale network proposals unlikely to be favoured

MALAYSIA'S telecoms regulator is unlikely to support a government-led rollout of a wholesale mobile network, although it will be keen for...

Support for construction, supply-chain shifts in Malaysia's Budget

Economists highlight those sectors as the ones that will receive a boost

Indonesia poised to boost social spending in 2020: Report

Public spending is unlikely to reverse an economic downturn in Indonesia, although it ought to cushion the blow, according to a new report.

Vietnam economy set to expand 6.7% in 2019

This comes on the back of its transformation into a global manufacturing hub and gains from the fallout of the US-China trade war

Macroeconomic stability in Malaysia continues to improve: ANZ

The improving stability comes on the back of compliance with 2019 fiscal targets, analysts said.

Singapore in world's top 20 for trade growth potential: StanChart study

SINGAPORE continues to show substantial potential for trade growth, according to new research from Standard Chartered Bank (StanChart) released on...