Industries

Industries

Growth reports, trends and breakthroughs

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The interest of Chinese property buyers in real estate in Singapore has hit record levels this year...
Malaysia’s Proton Sees End Of The Road Of Losses

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Proton's compact hatchback Suprima by Italdesign (model discontinued in 2019) Malaysian car maker Proton would return to...
Vietnam Seeks To Welcome Up To 20 Million Tourists By 2020

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One of Vietnam's many tourist attractions: The Japanese Covered Bridge in Hoi An © Arno Maierbrugger Vietnam is...
Bangkok Now Among 50 Most Expensive Cities For Expats Globally

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Bangkok can now claim the dubious honour to be ranked among the 50 most expensive cities for...
Forest Fires Cost Indonesia More Than $5billion In Losses This Year

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Indonesia suffered damages and economic loss from this year’s forest fires of at least $5.2 billion, the...
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Vietnamese auto startup VinFast, part of industrial conglomerate VinGroup of Vietnamese billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong, plans to...
How Softbank Could Have Created Real Economic Value

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Navonil Roy The SoftBank playbook for its Vision Fund has been mainly focused on investments in digital service...
Myanmar’s Textile Industry Gets Boost From Eu Project

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A new phase of the European Union’s SMART Myanmar project, called SMART Textiles & Garments, will bring...
Malaysia’s Real Estate Industry Positive About Lower Threshold For Foreign Buyers

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The real estate industry in Malaysia views positively the government's recent announcement to temporarily reduce the minimum...
Old Guards Keep Leading Indonesia’s Richest List

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Indonesia’s old-guard business tycoons remain the richest people in Southeast Asia’s largest economy, the new list of...
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The Indonesian government intends to spend no less than $40 billion to extend Jakarta’s metro network by...
Thailand Slips In Expat Country Ranking, Vietnam Surges

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In a surprise development, this year’s Expat Insider 2019 report, which ranks the best and worst places...
Vietnam Sees Steady Growth In Foreign Direct Investment

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Foreign direct investments (FDI) in Vietnam inched up by three per cent during the first 11 months of...
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Despite some reservations about the scale of foreign property investment in Malaysia, much of which is from...
Thai Beer Giant Readies For $3-billion Singapore Ipo

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Thailand’s largest brewery Thai Beverage (ThaiBev), owned by the country’s fourth-richest man, billionaire Charoen Sirivadhanabhakdi, is reportedly preparing to...
Vietnam Closes Up To Singapore In Startup Fundingh

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Vietnamese financial technology startups are quickly catching up to Singapore in attracting Southeast Asian venture capital funding, with Indonesia...
Hyundai To Build First Factory In Southeast Asia

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South Korean car manufacturer Hyundai Motor has signed a preliminary deal to build a new factory in...
Singapore To Turn Waste Into Construction Material

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Singapore has launched a trial of turning municipal solid waste into construction material for footpaths and roads,...