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A primer on China’s Belt and Road Initiative plans in South-east Asia

The economic potential of China’s Belt and Road projects in South-east Asia is huge. But whether that potential can be maximised hinges not on...


$17.8t worth of investment potential in Asia-Pac’s green building sector by 2030: IFC

THE green building sector in East Asia Pacific and South Asia is projected to hold $17.8 trillion worth of investment opportunities by 2030,...

Vietnam gas power holds long-term value: Report

Research analysts believe that rising manufacturing investment and the growth of cities will fuel the sector’s prospects.

Forging new paths for ASEAN’s sustainable infrastructure needs

The October announcement by Singapore’s Infrastructure Asia, and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), to develop bankable green infrastructure...

Slow growth the main risk to Indonesian property market: Report

The biggest risk to Indonesia’s property sector is economic growth that falls below the 5 per cent benchmark.

Myanmar needs strong governmental role in taking on China's BRI projects

MYANMAR would need to take a strong governmental role is to accelerate the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor as it becomes an active part of China's...

Malaysian building materials to cost more by end-2019: Report

The construction industry is expected to pick up this quarter on infrastructure projects like the East Coast Rail Link, an analyst noted.

Malaysia building sector to see short-term weakness: report

But major transport infrastructure projects should give a boost in the longer term

Companies could lease elsewhere in Asia as US-China trade war bites

BUSINESS shifts out of mainland China could support office leasing markets in the South-east Asian region, real estate consultancy Colliers has...

Chinese money grows again in Asean as supply chains move

The latest ramp-up in Asean-based project funding came against a backdrop of slowing Chinese investment in other economies.

ASEAN offers silver lining as dark clouds hover over the horizon

As the common English phrase goes, it never rains but it pours!