SOFTBANK Group's multi-billion dollar investment in Uber Technologies Inc opens up the possibility of combining it with other ride-hailing assets that the Japanese group owns in a consolidation...

ASEAN SUMMIT

THE Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) must stay united and credible on issues of regional and international concern such as North Korea and the South China Sea, said Prime Minister Lee...

[SINGAPORE] As the world's two largest economies jockey for influence in South-east Asia, one appears to be making more headway than the other...

SINGAPORE INTERNATIONAL ENERGY WEEK

ENERGY security will become more of a concern for South-east Asia in the coming decades as the region's oil production falls and its energy imports increase...

WHEN diaper-maker DSG International (Thailand) wants to know what its customers are thinking, it often turns to Lazada, an e-commerce firm majority-owned by Alibaba Group Holding.

[LONDON] Britain's Prince Charles will tour South-east Asia and India later this month, but the heir to the throne will not visit Myanmar, after a spate of violence and allegations that...

ONLINE retailer Lazada Group said it will sell select items from Alibaba Group Holding Ltd's Taobao marketplace in three more countries in South-east Asia, expanding the partnership between the...

SOUTH Korea's biggest cosmetics maker is revamping its products to suit Muslims and darker-skinned women in South-east Asia as it tries to make up for business lost because of political tension...

SOUTH-EAST Asia is rapidly urbanising, with an additional 90 million people forecast to move to cities by 2030. Cities such as Singapore, Bangkok, Manila, Jakarta, Hanoi and others already generate...

COMMENTARY

REX Tillerson is in the midst of his latest tricky diplomatic trip, this time to South-east Asia, his first tour to the region as US secretary of state. With stop-offs in the Philippines, Thailand...