ASEAN BUSINESS: NEWS ANALYSIS

INDONESIA is developing an industrial park set along the northern coast of central Java amid rice fields, which the government of President Joko Widodo hopes will grow into a major destination for...

REFLECTING the strong and ever growing business ties between Switzerland and Singapore, Swiss investments here have shot up by a robust S$22 billion. Latest data from Singapore's statistics...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia needs to reconsider the benefits it gets from being part of the Asean Economic Community, the head of the country's investment board said on Wednesday, after data showed...

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SINGAPORE'S integrated resorts (IRs) remain committed to their investment plans, despite the knock-out blow that the novel coronavirus pandemic has landed on the industry.

[TAIPEI] Taiwan plans to enhance scrutiny over investment from Hong Kong to prevent illicit money from mainland China "infiltrating" its economy, after Beijing imposed a new security law on the...

[JAKARTA] Indonesia's investment board on Tuesday said seven companies would soon relocate factories to the South-east Asian nation worth a combined US$850 million, most moving from China, with a...

[LONDON] The UK remains the most attractive place for foreign investment in financial services in Europe, despite the ongoing pressures of Brexit and the economic fallout from the coronavirus...

[BRASILIA] Seven major European investment firms told Reuters they will divest from beef producers, grains traders and even government bonds in Brazil if they do not see progress in resolving the...

[SYDNEY] Chinese buyer enquiries for Australian homes fell to their lowest in almost three years in May, according to independent data, suggesting multi-billion dollar housing demand could be...

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INVESTMENT in Thailand's industrial east may recover early next year after falling this year as foreign investors have been put off by novel coronavirus restrictions, a senior official said on...