How Singapore is Poised to Take Advantage of Industry 4.0


Singapore has already embraced Industry 4.0 with its advanced manufacturing steadily moving its production base up the value chain.

Indonesia and Thailand Implement QR Payment Linkage, Key to Increasing Digital Integration in Southeast Asia


Enabling cross-border QR payment linkages is also a step towards greater financial inclusion in Southeast Asia.

Vietnam’s Energy Crunch: Coal’s Dominance and the Need for Renewables


Vietnam’s breakneck economic growth is putting pressure on its energy sources, with frequent power outages burdening businesses nationwide.

Singapore Introduces New Healthcare Reform Plan


Singapore has recently announced a new healthcare reform plan, Healthier SG, that will shift the country’s healthcare strategy towards preventive care.

As Chinese Lockdowns Continue and Salaries Rise, Footwear Manufacture Shifts to Vietnam


Vietnam’s footwear industry is likely to benefit as manufacturers leave China in search of lower labor costs.

Reshoring China Production to Thailand: Key Sectors That Benefit


As the second-largest economy in ASEAN behind Indonesia, Thailand presents ample investment opportunities for foreign businesses.

Can Vietnam’s VinFast be the Real Contender to Tesla’s EV Throne?


Vietnam’s VinFast is among new entrants in the EV market, and its lower-cost and tech-heavy offerings could pose a real threat to existing manufacturers.

How American Fast-Food Chains Have Succeeded in Indonesia


American fast-food giants have grown into the Indonesian market by using culturally appropriate programs and tailoring their foods to engage and suit the tastes of the local population.

Singapore’s Property Market Booming from Increase in Chinese Buyers


The growing high-wealth Chinese population living in Singapore will likely create more business and investment links between the two countries.

Indonesia Ratifies RCEP Trade Agreement


Indonesia’s parliament has approved the country’s membership in the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) trade pact.

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