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Eight in 10 firms expect Covid-19 to change business models: survey

In a survey of 4,500 firms across Asean, only 1 per cent thought a return to "business-as-usual" would be possible

Digital habits on the rise in Southeast Asia as the new normal approaches: Mastercard study

EVEN as countries in the region start to ease restrictions and prepare for a "new normal", Mastercard Impact Studies says some of the trends and...

Business group urges Asean-level effort to curb plastic waste

A circular approach to waste could lower costs, create jobs, and boost trade and investment, the group suggested in a statement.

Limited market boost from Vietnam telco network-sharing: Report

State-linked operators still have the upper hand in the market, according to analysts.

Rated project, infrastructure firms in Asia well-placed to manage refinancing: Moody's

Upcoming maturities are concentrated in investment-grade companies

SMEs in Indonesia most confident of surviving Covid-19: survey

The survey, by HP, covered 1,600 SMEs over eight Asian countries

Malaysia's approved investments in 2020 likely to halve from 2019: UOB

Approved investments fell 34 per cent year on year in the first quarter, amid the Covid-19 pandemic

Indonesia industrial estates to gain from Japan factory relocation: report

Japan's government has set aside 23.5 billion yen for firms moving their production out of China to South-east Asia

Reforms urged to keep Asean connected and competitive

Suggested practices include a better payment connectivity, and a removal of investment restrictions in sectors such as manufacturing, agriculture...

The risk of investor-state disputes in Asean in the aftermath of Covid-19

Over the past several months, countries in ASEAN (as in the rest of the world) have adopted a wide range of measures to address the COVID-19...

Piracy in South-east Asia from Jan to May 2020 doubled from same period in 2019

There were 34 such incidents in South-east Asia, compared with 18 during the same period in 2019.

Indonesian mining sector to bank on refined metals for growth

Refined metal shipments are set to overtake coal and unprocessed ore, as Indonesia’s mining exports move up the value chain, according to...

Rated project, infrastructure firms in Asia well-placed to manage refinancing: Moody's

Upcoming maturities are concentrated in investment-grade companies

Sustainable Energy Future for Asean? Cities Decide

For several weeks now people around the world have been starting and ending their day with the updates on the ongoing global pandemic. This piece...

Vietnam banks buck the trend as regional lenders struggle with profit risks

Vietnam has been lifted by a mix of a favourable demographic structure and income growth.

Filipino firms still willing to spend on information technology

MORE businesses in the Philippines are ramping up investments in information and communications technology (ICT), despite the challenges of the...

Fraud Detection Using Machine Learning Amid Covid-19 crisis

Online shopping and the quest for ever-increasing convenience resulted in the scattering of our credit card details across various websites. Over...

Indonesian mining sector to bank on refined metals for growth

Refined metal shipments are set to overtake coal and unprocessed ore, as Indonesia’s mining exports move up the value chain, according to...

China Q2 recovery should help Asean exports: report

With the largest share of exports going to China, Malaysia seems most poised to benefit

Asia's economy taking centre stage post Covid: ANZ and Eurasia

THE economic fallout of Covid-19 has accelerated the relative decline of the US as the world's economic engine and is increasing the centrality of...