On April 8, 2021, Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat announced that he will step aside as the successor to Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong.
Cambodia issued its latest economic relief measures, comprising of financial aid for suspended workers and the suspension of tax obligations.
Thailand’s latest relief package aims to improve the liquidity of businesses still impacted by the pandemic through the issuance of soft loans.
The Indonesia-Singapore Bilateral Investment Treaty (BIT) updates the rules on the treatment of investments from both countries.
Singapore has extended several measures to assist businesses in accelerating their digital transformation.
Vietnam’s Bin Dinh province approved the construction of an industrial zone (IZ) in 2020. The IZ will be spread out over 1,000 hectares and will be constructed within 10 years.
Indonesia issued Presidential Regulation 10 of 2021, which liberalizes many business sectors for foreign investment.
By Bob Savic, Advisor to Dezan Shira & Associates From “Singapore-on-Thames” to cruising on the Singapore River There was much controversy, before and after the United Kingdom’s (UK) Brexit from the European Union (EU), in talk of it adopting a free trade and manufacturing model similar to Singapore’s. The idea was dubbed as “Singapore-on-Thames” by[…..]
Singapore’s government issued the COVID-19 Resilience Package as part of its 2021 national budget announcement on February 16, 2020.
Canada has announced that it launched public consultations on a Comprehensive Economic Partnership Agreement (CEPA) with Indonesia.