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Indonesia's coming digital disruption

INDONESIA'S digital economy is set to boom, helping its overall economy expand from US$1 trillion in 2017 to US$2.7 trillion by 2027. ...

Asean and India set to enhance cooperation in digital connectivity

INDIA'S Prime Minister Narendra Modi is visiting Singapore this week, primarily to participate in the Shangri-La Dialogue. While he is set to...

Malaysia puts major Belt and Road rail project construction on hold

THE project owner of Malaysia's US$20 billion East Coast Railway Link has told its main Chinese contractor to suspend work, both companies said...

Airport infrastructure is the vital link in helping Asean nations fly high

JOSEPH Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winner in economics, has a theory that the drivers of economic growth in the 21st century will be the dual forces of...

Indonesian central bank says no plan for capital controls

INDONESIA'S central bank has no plan to implement capital controls to support the rupiah during periods of global market volatility, its...

Malaysian reports say Nor Shamsiah tipped as central bank chief

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia's local media speculated that Nor Shamsiah Mohd Yunus will be named as governor of the central bank after Bloomberg News...

Malaysia's new government considering replacing stock market chief: sources

[KUALA LUMPUR] Malaysia is looking to replace the chief executive officer of the national stock exchange, two sources said on Wednesday, the latest...

Indonesia plans to raise diesel subsidies four-fold

INDONESIA plans to quadruple its diesel subsidies to keep prices for the fuel unchanged through 2018 in spite of high global oil prices and a weak...

Keppel Singmarine wins S$50m deal to build South-east Asia's first LNG bunkering vessel

Keppel Singmarine has secured a contract worth S$50 million to build South-east Asia’s first liquefied natural gas (LNG) bunkering vessel.

Thailand becoming dumping ground for world's high-tech trash

THAILAND - the latest country to feel the impact of China's crackdown on imports of high-tech trash - has become a dumping ground for scrap...