Tag: Southeast Asia
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will lead talks on the Lower Mekong Initiative during his visit to Thailand.
Technology has shifted the patterns of abuse in the region, driven by growing access to broadband internet and encrypted technology.
Analysts say manufacturers prefer to be closer to their supply chains.
A slowing Chinese economy and more risk aversion among alternative capital providers will make it more challenging for some companies to meet maturing obligations.
Debt is rallying across the region as a worsening economic outlook prompts dovish noises from central banks, suggesting the tightening cycle is over.
Despite the overall Asian stock rally, Southeast Asian bourses are lagging - but sentiment for the region remains positive.
CEO Karim Awad said the investment won’t be 'too big' and would involve 'building market share from the ground up.'
The region has come a long way since the 1997-1998 Asian Financial Crisis, says HSBC head of strategy and planning for Asia-Pacific.
Some Western governments have accused China of pulling countries into a debt trap with the initiative.
Registering a 99% increase, owners must however ensure that the management of their properties allow Airbnb in the first place.
Lee has previously warned that the US-China trade war could have a "big, negative impact" on Singapore, and the city-state's central bank has warned it could soon drag on growth.
Southeast Asia is seeing a boom in foreign direct investment as the intensifying trade war between the US and China prompts companies to shift production to the region.
The navies of China and the 10-member Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) agreed to hold the week-long manoeuvres as part of efforts to promote stability and ease tensions across the disputed sea. a
Tabletop exercises between ASEAN and China were held in Singapore in August to prepare for next week's drills.
The Philippines' annual inflation rate likely continued to climb in September, a Reuters poll showed, keeping pressure on the country's central bank to raise interest rates further.
Malaysia made its largest seizure of crystal meth in May, intercepting nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug disguised as tea in a shipment from Myanmar.
Thinh will be the acting president until the National Assembly elects a new leader.
Flags will be flown at half-mast and entertainment venues shut for two days starting September 26.
Markets have been speculating that an immediate escalation could be averted after a knee-jerk negative reaction to the new tariffs announced by Washington and Beijing on Tuesday.
The complication of calculating aggregate benefits for some economies is evident in Malaysia, which could score wins in some areas while also taking a hit to its parts-makers that sell heavily to China.
The wealth strategy is part of Flint’s plan to grow HSBC by expanding in Asian markets including Greater China and Southeast Asia.
Escalating US-Sino trade tensions also weighed on investor sentiment, with MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outside Japan extending its decline to an eighth session.
Critics said an environmental and social impact assessment for the road project failed to adequately specify compensation for loss of land and livelihoods.
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said Trump asked Pence to represent him at the summits.