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How Singapore can prepare for its South-east Asian future: Linda Lim

That Singapore's economic future lies with South-east Asia, is not in doubt, says Dr Linda Lim. How then, might Singapore prepare itself for such...

Here's what the ADB predicts for Asean's economies in 2018 and 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has published its annual Asian Development Outlook report, and along with it, forecasts for the various Asian...


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

Macroeconomic stability in Malaysia continues to improve: ANZ

The improving stability comes on the back of compliance with 2019 fiscal targets, analysts said.

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...

Asia-Pacific banks' property exposure rising: Fitch report

Vietnam is among those facing elevated risk, said analysts

State-owned companies' debt threatens emerging economies: Moody's

The risk of bailing out state-owned enterprises (SOEs) could put pressure on emerging and “frontier” markets, Moody’s Investors Service has warned...

5G will add US$147 billion in value to Asean industries by 2025: Report

Indonesia, which is Asean’s biggest market, has the most potential for 5G-related growth, according to analysts at consulting firm A.T. Kearney....

Thailand's jump to high-income status at risk: Fitch

The kingdom is at risk of a protracted economic slowdown in the next decade, analysts at Fitch Solutions have suggested.