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How Singapore can prepare for its Southeast Asian future: Linda Lim

That Singapore's economic future lies with Southeast 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 has published its annual Asian Development Outlook report, and along with it, forecasts for the various Asian economies...

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Cambodia is open for business

ON July 29, the Cambodian People's Party (CPP) declared victory in the country's general election. With the elections out of the way, Phnom...

Indonesia woos domestic investors with 7.32 trillion rupiah of online retail savings bonds

THE Indonesian government sold 7.32 trillion rupiah (S$672.8 million) worth of bonds to local retail investors through an online offering, the...

Thai government aiming to lift 2018 GDP growth to 5%

[BANGKOK] Thailand's government will aim to lift economic growth to 5 per cent this year to boost the country's wealth, finance minister...

More Singaporeans employed in H1, but long-term jobless rate up slightly: MOM

MORE Singaporeans found jobs in the first half of this year than in the first six months of 2017, with local employment growth 1.5 times higher.

Singapore takes the lead in Asian outbound investments 1H 2018

SINGAPORE investors led the region in outbound investment activity for the first half of 2018, with their capital output of US$8.9 billion accounting...

Bank of Thailand governor says rates hike not ‘imminent’

[BANGKOK] Thailand's central bank is under no immediate pressure to raise interest rates like emerging-market peers elsewhere given the nation...

Malaysia joins property clampdown around the world with foreign buyer ban

[SYDNEY] Hanging a "foreigners not welcome" sign on a giant real estate development, Malaysia's prime minister this week appeared to...