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Feb 25, 2021 06:18 PM

Mobile shopping drives Chinese New Year e-commerce in South-east Asia: Report

ONLINE shopping spiked during the recent Chinese New Year holidays in South-east Asia, with more customers making...

Feb 25, 2021 12:43 PM

South-east Asian air travel boom expected on low-cost carrier growth: Boeing

SOUTH-EAST Asian air passenger traffic will grow by 5.7 per cent a year until 2039, the second-fastest pace of...

Feb 25, 2021 05:50 AM

Myanmar junta's top diplomat in talks with Thailand, Indonesia

THE Myanmar junta's foreign minister visited Thailand on Wednesday as regional powers tried to broker an end to...

Feb 24, 2021 05:34 PM

Neighbours' efforts to help end Myanmar crisis raise suspicions among protesters

[JAKARTA] Myanmar's military-appointed foreign minister flew into Thailand on Wednesday, a Thai government source...

Feb 23, 2021 06:55 PM

Myanmar people's wishes must be respected: Indonesian foreign minister

[JAKARTA] Indonesian Foreign Minister Retno Marsudi said on Tuesday that Myanmar's transition to democracy after...

Feb 22, 2021 05:26 PM

Indonesian plan calls for S-E Asia to hold Myanmar junta to election pledge

[JAKARTA] Indonesia is pushing South-east Asian neighbours to agree on an action plan over Myanmar's coup that would...

Feb 22, 2021 05:50 AM

UOB goes beyond banking to help companies going overseas navigate business landscape


INVESTMENT into the region may be down thanks to the Covid-19 pandemic, but UOB's foreign direct investment (FDI)...

Feb 20, 2021 05:50 AM

'Team Singapore' partnerships a key route for internationalisation


THE success of the GlobalConnect@SBF programme, which has facilitated 15 projects by Singapore businesses and helped...

Feb 19, 2021 01:00 PM

GlobalConnect@SBF reports 15 successful overseas ventures

THE Singapore Business Federation (SBF) has, through its GlobalConnect@SBF programme, successfully facilitated 15...

Feb 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Singapore, Indonesia say Asean can play important role in Myanmar

THE foreign ministers of Singapore and Indonesia believe the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) can play...

Feb 19, 2021 05:50 AM

Malaysia's Sime Darby Plantation eyes palm oil output recovery, high prices

MALAYSIA'S Sime Darby Plantation, the world's largest palm oil planter, forecast crude palm oil output in Malaysia...