PHILIPPINE LAWMAKERS PROPOSE US$4.9 BILLION SOVEREIGN WEALTH FUND

Philippine lawmakers have proposed a US$4.9 billion sovereign wealth fund to be chaired by President Ferdinand…

MALAYSIA TO LAUNCH VOLUNTARY CARBON MARKET EXCHANGE NEXT WEEK

Malaysia will be launching the long-awaited Voluntary Carbon Market (VCM) Exchange on Dec 9 to drive…

AXIATA, TELENOR COMPLETE CELCOM-DIGI.COM MERGER

The merger of Celcom Axiata Bhd and Digi.com Bhd’s telco operations have been completed, according to…

RISING RINGGIT AFTER ANWAR’S APPOINTMENT AS PM “NOT SUSTAINABLE”?

The currency had surged by 1.8 per cent right after the appointment on Nov 24, the…

INDONESIA IN THE SPOTLIGHT

By Camellia Huang, at Aubrey Capital Management Indonesia has proven to be an attractive investment proposition…

SMEs WILL BEAR THE BRUNT OF UNCERTAIN ECONOMIC LANDSCAPE

While it is understandable that economies have a growing desire to on-shore production, the pandemic has…

TEMASEK TO WRITE DOWN US$275M CRYPTO INVESTMENT IN FTX

“It is apparent from this investment that perhaps our belief in the actions, judgment and leadership…

FTX CRASH & WHAT IT MEANS FOR SINGAPORE’S TEMASEK HOLDINGS

The fall of crypto exchange FTX last week should be seen as an isolated incident, not as a…

VIETNAM CENTRAL BANK HELD EMERGENCY MEETINGS OVER LIQUIDITY

Vietnam’s central bank held emergency meetings this week with commercial banks to discuss liquidity in the…

SUMITOMO RAISES STAKE IN RCBC FOR US$460M

Japan’s Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group Inc said on Wednesday it would buy an additional 15 per…