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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's Q2 GDP contraction draws mixed views from economists

A 1 to 1.3 per cent contraction for the full year appears likely, according to economists

Asean PMIs show normalisation but far from sustained recovery: Barclays

Confidence about the business environment in the near-term remains low, Barclays said.

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

Cambodia, Myanmar, Vietnam to gain most from apparel shifts: Report

As China reduces its apparel manufacturing operations, its neighbouring countries have high growth potential, said a Fitch Solutions report

Vietnam to see quick rebound, 2.3% growth in 2020: report

This is thanks to its effective containment of Covid-19

Thailand hits trough in Q2 but recovery to be drawn out: DBS

DBS's full-year growth forecast for the country has been lowered to -7.5 per cent, down from -5.5 per cent earlier.

Tourism slump to weigh down Thailand economy for years: Report

Citi analyst Nalin Chutchotitham expects economic activity to rebound to 2019 levels only in mid-2022.

China-Asean trade strengthens amid lockdowns and icy US relations

Trade data reaffirmed that China's trade focus is pivoting, DBS Group Research said.