WATCH-LISTED Raffles Infrastructure Holdings and its new substantial shareholder, South Korea-listed Magic Micro Co, will explore potential partnerships in infrastructure and smart city projects...

ASEAN BUSINESS

BUILDERS, take note: Cement is expected to cost more in Malaysia by year-end, and the global softness in steel prices may not be felt by buyers either, according to research by UOB Kay Hian. That'...

BT EXCLUSIVE

CLYDE & Co has made two key partner hires to its South-east Asia construction team based in Singapore, the global law firm told The Business Times on Wednesday.

[BEIJING] China's fixed-asset investment project approval in the first six months increased 81 per cent by value compared with a year earlier as Beijing ramped up infrastructure spending to help...

SINGAPORE’S construction sector faces increasing risks of a protracted slowdown in growth in the medium term, due to the poorer global economic outlook over the next few years, Fitch Solutions...

THE residential and non-residential buildings sector in Singapore will grow at 3.2 per cent this year and 2.3 per cent in 2020, supported by a strong pipeline of planned projects, according to...

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

JAPAN is still winning the South-east Asia infrastructure race against China, with pending projects worth almost one-and-a-half times its rival, according to the latest data from Fitch Solutions...

The concept of smart cities and Industry 4.0 took centre stage at the ASEAN Conference 2019, held earlier this month, even as participants grappled with concerns over rising trade tensions between...

THE BOTTOM LINE

A SECOND political mandate for President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) will usher a fresh wave of big-ticket infrastructure projects, including new airports, seaports, road and rail links and a possible...