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.
Monday, February 24, 2014
Against the weakening momentum of the greenback, Asian currencies led by Singaporean dollars and South Korean won are expected to appreciate by 4-5 percent, DBS said.
Sunday, February 23, 2014
Asia Pacific trade ministers began a fresh round of talks in Singapore Saturday for a huge U.S.-led Pacific free trade area, hoping to conclude a deal this year after missing a deadline in 2013.
Monday, February 17, 2014
India's finance minister is expected to tighten spending in an interim budget Monday and resist the temptation to announce a populist spending spree in a bid to stave off defeat at looming elections.