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Jul 20, 2017

Belt and Road investment priorities and boosting the northern states are fuelling expansion of the country’s Special Economic Zones.

The development of Malaysia's growing number of Special Economic Zones (SEZs) is being shaped by several investment requirements related to the Belt and Road Initiative, as...

Jul 19, 2017

Thailand, which has one of the highest mobile Internet usage rates in Southeast Asia, is set to to reach $37 billion in revenues within a decade, making it rich in digital opportunities, according to a new study released by Google and Singapore’s state investment fund Temasek entitled “e-conomy SEA: Unlocking the $...

Jul 19, 2017

Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will invest an additional $1 billion into online shopping portal Lazada which operates in six countries in Southeast Asian, namely Thailand, Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore, Philippines and Vietnam. With the deal, Alibaba will increase its stake from 51 per cent to 83 per cent, the...

Jul 12, 2017

JULY 11, 2017, HONG KONG: More than 300 delegates from around the world attended the China Daily Asia Leadership Roundtable panel on “The Prospects of the East Asian Market In the New Global Economy” today at Hong Kong Summit.

China Daily is delighted to work with The Chinese General Chamber of Commerce...

Jul 01, 2017

When starting a business, or looking to transition into a new market, it’s important to plan for as many of the potential issues and pitfalls as you can. This can be difficult, however, as unfamiliar business landscapes come with a myriad of considerations that can be difficult to adapt to all at once.

Jun 25, 2017

While the Chinese mainland and Southeast Asia have embraced mobile payment, Taiwanese consumers remain unconvinced.

A recent survey by the Institute for Information Industry (III), a non-governmental organisation reporting to Taiwan's Ministry of Economic Affairs, found that mobile payments are still far...

Jun 23, 2017

Taiwan has been a major industrial powerhouse and technological innovator for a few decades. In recent years, Taiwan has embarked on a new mission that is to lead the world in the development of information technology. High-tech products provided by Taiwanese manufacturers cover across sectors and have attained the...

Jun 22, 2017

Indonesia is a country that has been implementing a lot of reforms with a view to improving the investment environment and promoting growth. The forecast for Indonesia's growth is extremely positive at the moment, with The World Bank anticipating GDP growth of 5.1% in 2017, and 5.3% the following year. There are a...

Jun 12, 2017

Vietnamese real estate, investment and business service conglomerate FLC Group, based in Hanoi, will launch a new domestic carrier called Bamboo Airways which could take off early next year. This would bring the total number of Vietnamese airlines in the country to five, together with flagship carrier Vietnam...

May 19, 2017

There has been some heated controversy going on amid the successful start of Amazon in India. The marketplace giant launched with better than expected numbers coming in, but Flipkart, Amazon’s major rival in India, has made an amazing turnaround and so the race is on. For the past several years the economy in India...

May 17, 2017

Q1 economic growth in China was forecast at 6.8%, but the actual figure came in at 6.9% on April 17, 2017. For the quarter ending in March, Chinese GDP grew at a year-on-year rate of 6.9%, up 0.1% from Q4, 2016. Those GDP growth...

May 11, 2017

In the third batch of Free Trade Zones (FTZ) announced by vice minister of Commerce, Wang Shouwen seven more will be added to bring the number to thirteen. This time the provinces included are mainly located in the inland region.

The provinces selected are Liaoning, Zhejiang, Henan, Hubei, Sichuan and...

May 10, 2017

Tourism Authority of Thailand (TAT) pleases both Thai and foreign tourists who are enchanted with the Thai tradition to prepare for backpacking all year round. Lately, more than 20 superb tourist activities are arranged throughout June and July in order to create a flow of Thailand festival experience by grouping...

May 06, 2017

Warning that despite a broadly positive economic outlook for 2017, Asia-Pacific economies are vulnerable to rising global uncertainty and trade protectionism, the United Nations social and economic development arm in the region has called for better governance and stronger fiscal management to sustain and improve...

Apr 28, 2017

Thailand’s business events destined to open brilliant business opportunities for all international connection.

BANGKOK 26 April 2017: Thailand Convention and Exhibitions Bureau, or TCEB, announced a strategy to position Thailand as a top MICE destination in Asia, during the World Travel and Tourism Council...

Apr 27, 2017

China has always been a lucrative market for the e-commerce business with its 770 million+ working population and their love for shopping online. The real situation, on the other hand, is a little different than what someone inexperienced with the Chinese market might presume. Although it is the biggest e-commerce...

Apr 22, 2017

In what has been labeled a cleanup of sidewalks for convenience and hygiene reasons, Thailand’s junta through the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration plans to eliminate the ubiquitous food stalls on the street of the Asian multi-million metropolis famous for its fabulous mix of tastes and odours out in the open.

Apr 21, 2017

Singapore, 17 April 2017 - Changi Airport Group (CAG), Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will take an ongoing joint partnership, aimed at promoting inbound travel, to new heights.

Under a renewed three-year partnership, the three parties will jointly invest $33.75 million, the...

Apr 10, 2017

Vietnam seeks to deploy India’s model for a digital economy in order to boost its own information technology landscape. This will be done through a closer cooperation between the two countries which would result in Indian IT companies invest in Vietnam and provide advisory for the Vietnam IT sector and the...

Mar 30, 2017

For the past nine years, Taiwan’s machinery industry has tried to break the trillion- dollar mark in terms of annual output, but so far this challenge has proven insurmountable. This year might be different. Why?

Mar 30, 2017

The Southeast Asian market is highly related to Taiwan's auto-parts industry. In addition, in line with the government's New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) organized "Explore Your Business Opportunities - Taiwan’s Auto Parts Industry and Related Trade Shows Seminar" in Kuala Lumpur,...

Mar 29, 2017

SINGAPORE - YPO, the world's premier peer network of chief executives, announced today that Singapore will be the host city for YPO's flagship event, YPO EDGE, bringing more than 2,700 young business leaders and delegates to the city in March 2018 and marking the second time Singapore will host YPO's landmark...