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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...


Thai O&G sector to recover in 2020 with SPRC and TOP as top picks: UOB Kay Hian

THAILAND'S oil and gas (O&G) sector earnings should bottom out in 2019 and rise in 2020, thanks to higher gross refining margins (GRM) enjoyed...

Salaries in Malaysia will increase further by 5.3 per cent in 2020: Aon

Salaries in Malaysia rose by 5.1 per cent in 2019 and are expected to jump by 5.3 per cent in 2020, according to the Aon.

Southeast Asian tourism is benefitting from the ongoing geopolitical tensions in Northeast Asia: ANZ

Southeast Asia has benefited from a growing tourism sector, as tourists prefer Southeast Asia over Northeast Asia due to the latter's ongoing...

The Greater Mekong region will urbanise faster than UN’s estimates: ANZ

With increasing clustering taking place around existing cities, the rate of urbanisation in the Greater Mekong region, which comprises Cambodia,...

Asia Pacific clocks record-breaking year-to-date real estate transaction volume of US$128 billion

Commercial real estate transaction volumes for the Asia Pacific region have hit a new high of US$128 billion year-to-date, according to JLL. 

Realising the future of work

Technological disruption will reshape the workforce of the future. Governments have a dual role to play in enabling the reskilling of their own...

Vietnam's growth can be sustained over next 3-5 years: HSBC

Land and labour shortages are among the constraints on manufacturing momentum

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...