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Instant Mobile Transfers from Singapore to Four Countries: A Breakthrough in Cross-Border Payments


A groundbreaking payment system is set to revolutionize how Singaporeans send money to four key Asian countries.

Singapore Could Grant Tax Rebates to Refineries for 2024-25


Singapore’s refining hub faces new carbon taxes, but proposed rebates aim to sustain its competitive edge.

AWS’s US$9B Infusion Boosts Singapore’s Cloud Hub Status


AWS’s US$9 billion investment in Singapore’s cloud infrastructure enhances the nation’s status as a leading global cloud hub and opens new opportunities for foreign investors.

Singapore Boosts Quantum Computing Investment


Singapore’s quantum computing investments aim to solidify its status as a premier hub for quantum technologies.

Southeast Asia’s First EV Battery Plant Begins Operations in Indonesia


Indonesia has launched Southeast Asia’s first electric vehicle battery plant, marking a significant milestone in its ambition to become a leading global producer of EV batteries.

Accelerating Connectivity: The Thailand-China Railway Project


Explore the Thailand-China Railway Project and its role in enhancing regional connectivity and economic integration, part of the broader Belt and Road Initiative.

Google’s US$5 Billion Bet on Singapore’s Data Center Future


Google has completed its fourth data center in Singapore. With this completion, the company has raised its investment in the country’s digital infrastructure to US$5 billion.

Australia Commits New Investments to Strengthen Ties with Southeast Asia


The Australian government has committed AU$505 million to strengthen ties with Southeast Asia as part of the government’s 2024-2025 budget.

Malaysia Plans New Port on Malacca Strait


Malaysia plans to build a new container port in the state of Negeri Sembilan on the western coast of the Malay Peninsula and facing the Malacca Strait.

Singapore Designates Nine Entities Critical to National Security Under New Investment Law


Singapore has issued a list of nine entities that are deemed critical to national security under the new Investment Review Act.

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