• Wed, 14 Nov 2018 01:00
    Mr Trump, thank you for not attending the Asean summit
    For Asean leaders, US President Donald Trump’s decision to skip their annual summit is a surprising gift. Trump will not attend the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (Apec) summit in Port Moresby this weekend either. 
  • Thu, 08 Nov 2018 01:00
    Meth precursors in Myanmar fuelling unstoppable drug trade
    A flood of precursor chemicals into Myanmar is fuelling record meth production, officials said yesterday, as the country’s multibillion-dollar drug trade spills out across Asia-Pacific.
  • Fri, 05 Oct 2018 01:00
    Most Asia-Pacific REITS can absorb gradual rises
    A sudden and sharp rise in interest rates could shake some Asia-Pacific REITs, according to a scenario analysis conducted by S&P Global Ratings, titled, "When the cycle turns: Asia-Pacific REITs build a rating buffer as interest rates rise."
  • Sat, 01 Sep 2018 09:11
    Donald Trump to skip Asia summits in Singapore and Papua New Guinea, to send Mike Pence instead
    US President Donald Trump will not be attending the US-Asean, East Asia Summit (EAS), and Apec (Asia-Pacific Regional Cooperation) meetings in Singapore and Papua New Guinea in November, sending Vice-President Mike Pence instead, the White House said on Friday.
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 14:06
    Asean-Asia Pacific trade pact talk could be 'substantively concluded' soon: PM Lee
    Talks on a major trade pact between Asean and six Asia-Pacific countries have reached a critical stage and could be "substantively concluded" soon, Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong said on Wednesday (Aug 29).
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  • Wed, 29 Aug 2018 01:00
    More pilots needed to meet Asia demand: ATR
    MORE pilot training centres are required to meet the projected rising demand for aircraft across Asia-Pacific, including Thailand, over the next 20 years, ATR's vice president for training and flight operations, Christian Commissaire, said yesterday.
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 06:46
    Singapore has the world's fastest 4G Network
    Singapore has the fastest 4G network followed by South Korea and Australia in the Asia-pacific.
  • Fri, 24 Aug 2018 01:00
    China’s military buildup a challenge to US-led order in Asia-Pacific
    The US Defence Department has released its annual report on military and security developments regarding China. It highlights a strategy being advanced by the Chinese military aimed at blocking intervention by US forces in the western Pacific and states that China’s target of military modernisation is to undermine the regional pre-eminence of the US forces.
  • Wed, 22 Aug 2018 01:00
    Region poised to lead in digital shift, SingEx says
    DIGITAL technology in a range of industrial spheres will transform businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, said Aloysius Arlando, chief executive officer of SingEx Holdings.
  • Mon, 20 Aug 2018 19:01
    Chubb sets up Major Accounts Division for Asia-Pacific
    Chubb on Monday announced the establishment of a Major Accounts Division for Asia-Pacific, a dedicated premium service encompassing underwriting, risk engineering and claims for the region’s large, global and multinational clients and business partners.
  • Mon, 30 Jul 2018 15:13
    Top Asia-Pacific banks’ operating performance ‘remarkably stable’ in first half: S&P Global Ratings
    For Asia-Pacific’s top 60 banks, the view from the peak of the credit cycle is uplifting, according to “Top 60 Asia-Pacific Banks: Nice Views From The Peak Before The Credit Cycle Turns” – an article published on Monday by S&P Global Ratings.
  • Mon, 23 Jul 2018 16:45
    Dow opens its latest Asia-Pacific customer innovation centre, in Singapore
    Dow announced on Monday the opening of a customer innovation centre (CIC) in Singapore, the US multinational’s fourth such facility in Asia-Pacific, following Shanghai, Guangzhou and Chengdu in China.
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    Bangkok meet finds ways for 5G business success
    POLICY MAKERS and industry players from Asia-Pacific countries have been gathering in Bangkok to discuss ways to maximise the benefits in store with a transition to fifth generation (5G) mobile communications technology.
  • Fri, 20 Jul 2018 01:00
    S&P Outlook improves for Asia -Pacific banks
    The negative ratings trend of Asia-Pacific's banks has improved slightly despite downside risks, according to S&P Global Ratings in its quarterly report published yesterday, titled “Asia-Pacific Financial Institutions Monitor Q3 2018.”
  • Fri, 06 Jul 2018 01:00
    Banpu Infinergy Mou signing kicks off Phuket smart city plan
    Banpu Infinergy Co Ltd, a one-stop service provider of total solar energy solutions with advanced technologies and a subsidiary of Banpu Plc, a integrated energy company in Asia-Pacific, and Phuket City Development, a social enterprise in Phuket, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to jointly implement the “Renewable Energy Development under the Phuket Smart City Plan”.
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