ASEAN

Towards a regional e-payment platform

AS Asean seeks to establish Southeast Asia as a regional trade bloc, connectivity and seamless movement of trade are requisites. Enabling infrastructure such as Internet connectivity and...

Airport infrastructure is the vital link in helping Asean nations fly high

JOSEPH Stiglitz, Nobel Prize-winner in economics, has a theory that the drivers of economic growth in the 21st century will be the dual forces of digital technology and urbanisation. Today, I would...

4 in 5 businesses eyeing Asean expansion: poll

COMPANIES are keen to tap the growth prospects in Asean, but find it tough to overcome regulatory barriers, identify suitable business partners and hire the right talent to support growth, a new...

Deep understanding of Asean is key to seizing opportunities: panellists

CONTRARY to popular belief, China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) consists of more than just large-scale, infrastructure projects, and Singapore can be an effective partner for China to enter the...

Improved aviation infrastructure needed to spur growth in Asean, says Liew Mun Leong

ECONOMIC growth in Asean countries can be accelerated if more is done to improve their infrastructure within the region, especially in the area of aviation, said Liew Mun Leong, chairman of Surbana...

Asean at an inflexion point; positive outlook cannot be taken for granted: Chan Chun Sing

ASEAN is at an inflexion point, as the open and rules-based multilateral trading system, regional integration, and economic cooperation come under mounting pressure, said Minister for Trade and...

Asean's active role in the greening of growth

SUSTAINABILITY issues are still often seen as long-term concerns, rather than requiring urgent attention, despite the Paris agreement to take action to address climate change. Within the Association...

Asean's active role in the greening of growth

SUSTAINABILITY issues are still often seen as long-term concerns, rather than requiring urgent attention, despite the Paris agreement to take action to address climate change. Within the...

Region tipped to grow 5.4% this year; 5.2% next year

GROWTH in Asia is expected to remain robust in the coming years on the back of improving global demand, according to a new report out on Wednesday.

The Business Times Leaders' Forum explores business opportunities in Asean

ASEAN has experienced impressive growth in recent years, but is still facing hurdles to realising its full potential.