ASEAN

Asean needs to fix its digital divide

Singapore has picked an opportune time to promote the growth of the region's digital economy in its capacity as Asean chair.

Singapore companies should seize potential across Asean

THERE is "enormous potential" across the region waiting to be tapped and Singapore companies should act sooner rather than later, said Senior Minister of State for Trade & Industry and...

Facilitating business opportunities with Smart Cities Network

Take a problem in a city in South-east Asia that needs to be tackled and match the city with businesses from across the region, to come up with innovative solutions.

Singapore can be springboard to South-east Asia for Indian businesses: Teo Chee Hean

SINGAPORE - Singapore is in a unique position to facilitate even closer ties between Asean and India, said Deputy Prime Minister Teo Chee Hean on Sunday (Jan 7), as he made a vigorous pitch on the...

Foreign ministers call for Asean and India to press on with economic integration

SINGAPORE - Foreign Minister Vivian Balakrishnan on Sunday (Jan 7) called for Asean and India to press on with economic integration, pointing out that a massive trade pact in the works offers...

India, Singapore can clone India's digital miracle in Asean: envoy

DIGITAL power is doing a lot of good for India - improving government services, empowering the weak and marginalised, connecting people to more productive work, firing up the entrepreneurial...

Singapore to host 6th Asean-EU Business Summit in March 2018

SINGAPORE will host the upcoming annual Asean-EU Business Summit on March 2, 2018, and it will coincide with the Asean Economic Ministers' meeting with the European Union (EU) trade commissioner,...

China's entrepreneurs need to be sensitive to local cultures when overseas

KUNMING, Yunnan - While China was lauded for the benefits that its Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) brings to developing countries, it was also reminded at a forum on Friday (Dec8) that it needed to...

Singapore to push for greater economic integration within Asean: Heng Swee Keat

SINGAPORE - As chair of the Asean regional bloc next year, Singapore will push for greater economic integration within the regional grouping, Finance Minister Heng Swee Keat said on Tuesday (Dec 5...

Singapore gets lion share as fintech funding surges in Asean

FUNDING for the financial technology sector in Asean is surging, fuelled by the potential of its young and underbanked population.