ASEAN

Singapore companies look to Asean to pick up slack from trade war: HSBC

THE United States-China trade conflict has dominated discourse for a year now, but Singapore businesses are not letting it get in the way of their future plans, even as the global growth outlook...

Small businesses across Asia-Pacific turning to new funding sources

SMALL businesses in the Asia-Pacific, facing a capital crunch, are turning to new funding sources, according to Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) research commissioned by Mastercard.

SMEs' next big investment push: transformative technology

INVESTMENT in technology is reaching a key milestone, according to a new EY report which found that small and medium enterprises across South-east Asia (SEA) expect to make investments in...

'We can't live life based on what Trump tweets'

US TARIFFS on billions of dollars in Chinese goods might go up on Friday, as American President Donald Trump has threatened, casting doubt over the outcome of trade talks.

Money FM podcast: Mind Your Business - Data analytics the game changer for SMEs

This Money FM podcast features Mr Gibu Mathew - vice-president and general manager of Asia-Pacific for Zoho Corp - on how SMEs can survive and grow in the highly competitive Asean marketplace.

Building for the future - from the ground up

SINGAPORE got the expansionary Budget it needed with big-ticket items aimed at driving domestic spending in areas like social services, health and infrastructure.

S.E.A.View: On the road, algorithms aren't everything

One night in Yangon, as I bid goodbye to my friend and his wife after dinner, they widened their eyes in horror when I tried to wave down a passing cab. No, we will get you a Grab taxi, they...

A 'dating' platform for banks and fintechs

It won't be long before a small, obscure bank in Cambodia, Laos or another under-banked country will have access to the same cutting edge financial innovations as the likes of Citibank, DBS and...

Singapore exports not very exposed to trade war: MTI analysts

THE world's biggest economies are at loggerheads but Singapore's exposure to the US-China trade war is small, an official analysis has found.

Making Asean the next global power-house

ALL eyes are on Asean as the region of 650 million sets its sights on becoming the world's fourth-largest economy by 2050. As economic and digital integration accelerate, it becomes increasingly...

Internet economy in South-east Asia to top US$240b by 2025: study

SOUTH-EAST Asia's Internet economy is expected to exceed US$240 billion by 2025, beating the previous estimate of US$200 billion put up just a year ago, as lower costs enable more consumers to go...