Tuesday, October 7, 2014
The World Bank on Monday trimmed its growth forecasts for developing East Asian economies this year and next, as China's economic expansion loses momentum and policymakers face tighter global monetary conditions.
Wednesday, September 24, 2014
Shoemaker to the stars Jimmy Choo unveiled plans Tuesday for a London stock market float valuing it at up to 800 million pounds (US$1.3 billion) to fund expansion in Asia.
Tuesday, September 16, 2014
The surprisingly slow global economic recovery was the cue for local economists to drastically cut their forecasts for Singapore's export performance this year.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
A new index ranks Japan as the most efficient among Asian countries in turning the building blocks of creativity into tangible innovations that benefit their economies and people while Myanmar, Pakistan and Cambodia are least efficient.
Tuesday, August 26, 2014
The number of older workers in Singapore taking home less than SG$1,000 (US$800) a month in Singapore has doubled to nearly 35,000 over the past decade, according to figures from the Ministry of Manpower.
Tuesday, August 12, 2014
Mah Sing Group Bhd will develop 3.4 bil. ringgit worth of residential projects in Penang and Kuala Lumpur over the next five years.
The economy has been expanding at a steady pace so far this year, but spectacular full-year growth rates are unlikely despite a more sanguine global outlook.
Saturday, July 19, 2014
China's president pressed a charm offensive with Latin America on Thursday, signing deals with Brazil, meeting regional leaders and proposing a US$20 billion infrastructure fund that highlights Beijing's growing interests in the region.
Tuesday, June 24, 2014
French energy group GDF Suez has signed a draft agreement to develop a gas processing plant in northern Java, Indonesia, as part of a long-term strategic partnership the firm said on Monday.
Tuesday, April 8, 2014
The World Bank said Monday developing countries in East Asia will record economic growth of 7.1 percent in 2014, as they benefit from a stabilizing global economy and withstand the impact of US stimulus cuts.