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Smart data in the age of big data

BIG data has become the trendy buzzword in tech as of late, some even characterising it as the “oil of the modern era”. The combination of rapidly...

Data localisation requirements narrowed in Vietnam's cybersecurity law

On 1 January 2019, when Vietnam’s Law on Cybersecurity came into effect, there were concerns among foreign and Vietnamese enterprises with a...

South-east Asia scoops up Golden Week tourists from China

South-east Asian stores are becoming more popular with tourists from mainland China during Golden Week festivities.

Malaysian building materials to cost more by end-2019: Report

The construction industry is expected to pick up this quarter on infrastructure projects like the East Coast Rail Link, an analyst noted.

Malaysia building sector to see short-term weakness: report

But major transport infrastructure projects should give a boost in the longer term

Companies could lease elsewhere in Asia as US-China trade war bites

BUSINESS shifts out of mainland China could support office leasing markets in the South-east Asian region, real estate consultancy Colliers has...

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

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

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

Data localisation requirements narrowed in Vietnam's cybersecurity law

On 1 January 2019, when Vietnam’s Law on Cybersecurity came into effect, there were concerns among foreign and Vietnamese enterprises with a...

Global waste flows to Asia increasing but region is taking steps to remedy situation

Global flows are shifting toward Asia on seven of eight dimensions namely trade, capital, people, knowledge, transport, culture and resources...

Asean Centre for Energy signs MOUs for R&D in renewables

Bioenergy is one area where further R&D will be supported

Scope for growth in Malaysia renewables: report

Solar power was highlighted as particularly well-poised for growth, by Fitch Solutions Macro Research

Indonesia's rising HNW population is 'opportunity for wealth managers'

The mass affluent population is also growing at a strong rate, said GlobalData

Bangkok co-working spaces growing sustainably: Report

THAILAND’S office landlords have seen strong growth in the co-working market, with “manageable exposure” to struggling operator WeWork.

Non-metro areas in South-east Asia to drive the next phase of Internet economy growth

Even as more than half of South-east Asia's Internet economy is made up by seven metro areas, there are clear signs that Internet economy players...

Supply-chain shifts to Asean now led by new capacity: Citi

Previously, supply chain shifts were more likely to involve production shifts to existing Asean facilities

Trade disruption: will Southeast Asia benefit?

When the US-China trade tensions started, many companies drew up contingency plans with hopes that these need not be activated. They did not want...

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...