Thursday, June 24, 2021
Minister of Foreign Affairs of Brazil, Carlos Alberto Franco França recently hosted a reception for Ambassadors of members of the Association of the Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in Brasilia. At the meeting, the Brazilian minister highly valued ASEAN as the fifth leading economy of the world and the core of...
KUALA LUMPUR, September 2020 – The winners of the Golden Bull Award 2020 have cited strength, resilience, and decisive action as factors in their success, despite the COVID-19 pandemic wreaking economic havoc across the globe. Dato’ William Ng, organising chairman of the Golden Bull Award said, “Through good planning and...
Aid workers and activists are warning Myanmar’s political upheavals risk causing a regional refugee crisis as the strife following a February coup displaces growing numbers of people who have lost their livelihoods. Tom Andrews, the UN special rapporteur for Myanmar, said violence has left nearly 250,000 people displaced. As Myanmar’s...
Japan to pay firms to produce goods locally or in Southeast Asia, in shift from ChinaJapan’s government will start subsidising some companies to invest in local factories and those in Southeast Asia as part of efforts to reduce reliance on manufacturing in China.Fifty-seven firms, including privately-held face mask-maker Iris...
Singapore, a regional hub for technology firms, will change its tax system as needed once there is a global consensus, its finance minister said on Tuesday, after the world's rich nations agreed there should be a minimum corporate tax rate of 15%. Singapore, a low-tax jurisdiction where several multinationals including...
Enterprise Singapore (ESG) has recently launch its inaugural Energy Open Innovation Challenge (EOIC) 2020, in partnership with a multitude of energy companies such as Chevron, ConocoPhillips, ExxonMobil, and Shell. This challenge seeks to engage with both SMEs and startups. The EOIC is calling for these SMEs and startups to provide...
Southeast Asia, is one of the most diverse and complex regions in the world. The countries in Southeast Asia together form the block called Association of Southeast Asia Nations (ASEAN) and in the last couple of decades ASEAN has emerged as a major economic power. Now, the main question here is,...
Grab has launched its Small Business Booster Programme in Singapore. Said programme will include tools and initiatives that will make it much easier for offline businesses to transform themselves and make the shift towards digitisation. The programme also aims to help those already on the Grab platform to expand...
Digital banks entering the Philippines’ market are picking up pace, with two more players from Singapore joining the ranks after Overseas Filipino (OF) Bank had its digital banking license approved last April. The Philippines’ central bank, Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) has green-lighted Singapore-based financial businesses Tonik Digital Bank (a unit of...
Japan's Suga vows to put growth ahead of fiscal reform, signals status quo of Abenomics Yoshihide Suga, on course to become Japan's next prime minister, said he would maintain incumbent premier Shinzo Abe's policy prioritising economic growth over efforts to fix the country's tattered finances. Suga, Japan's chief cabinet secretary,...
Yes, they are rich, they have a GDP per capita of stunning $65,000 USD, and yes you can even call them crazy rich. From an underdeveloped to a high income country, Singapore has grown exceptionally. The interesting thing here is, they did it all without any proper resources. Well, how did they...
Having an online presence is now just as important, if not even more important than having boots on the ground. COVID-19 has brought about border closures and widespread movement control orders, forcing companies to rethink operational expectations and norms. Those that fail to adapt quickly will likely see significant...

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