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 a note on Wednesday.

HOCK LOCK SIEW

THERE was a scramble for non-bank players to speed-date the traditional lenders in Singapore, but thus far, none has made it to the altar with the final digital-bank consortia.

ASEAN BUSINESS

ENTERPRISE Singapore's regional director Darren Lee talks about the opportunities in the consumer sector in the Philippines.

ASEAN BUSINESS

AS COMPANIES turn to technology to improve their operational efficiency and better serve their customers, South-east Asia offers new opportunities for Singapore firms looking to expand in the...

MACROECONOMICS surveillance organisation Asean+3 Macroeconomics Research Office (AMRO) has upgraded its growth forecast for Asia, just a month after its previous prediction, thanks to the signing...

OPINION

ASIA has made vast strides this past decade as the region transitions towards a digital economy. Asean in particular, with its meteoric growth and soaring Internet penetration, is drawing...

VIETNAM'S decision to make "cohesive and responsive" its focus when it takes the chair of the Association of South-east Asian Nations (Asean) for 2020 comes at a crucial time for the trade bloc....

OUTLOOK 2020

ASEAN is likely to see an acceleration in supply chain shifts in the coming year, as companies start pumping in more investment into the region.

THE retail industry in the Asean (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) region has undergone massive disruption over the last few years. The way the industry operates today is vastly different...

The global trade war and rising protectionism has taken its toll on Asia Pacific's economic growth, with fears of a slowdown in the US economy entering the list of top five risks according to a...