FRESH restrictions on social activities are a blow to hopes for a strong consumer rebound, although business leaders acknowledged that restrictions are needed as a fresh domestic Covid-19 outbreak...
THE Covid-19 pandemic is shaking up regional labour markets, which is expected to weigh on the real estate sector and, for some economies, remittance income.
UOB has cut Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) forecast for 2021, with the downgrade to the latest official tourism outlook having dashed hopes of a strong economic rebound.
SINGAPORE factory output expanded for the fifth straight month in March, growing by 7.6 per cent year on year as the electronics boom showed no signs of stopping.
SINGAPORE is closing its borders "until further notice" to all non-residents who were recently in India - just two days after moving to curb entry approvals for these travellers.
TOURISM remains at a standstill, but Singapore's hotel sector is weathering the downturn better than might have been expected.
SINGAPORE will raise the pot for its Tourism Development Fund (TDF) to support the sector amid near-term headwinds.
THE Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) will probably wait until next year to normalise its currency settings, economists have told The Business Times - although they have not ruled out a...