With the reopening of borders between Indonesia and Singapore earlier this year, Singapore businesses are resuming travel to Indonesia to seek growth opportunities.In line with this, the Singapore Enterprise Centre (SEC) @ Jakarta, part of the GlobalConnect@SBF programme, recently held its first business networking event - a...
Stripe has published a report exploring how digital trade is reshaping the global economy. It finds that consumers and businesses are optimistic about the globalized economy, with businesses looking to expand into new international markets, and consumers increasingly willing to purchase cross-border goods and services online.
Given the uncertainties faced by businesses during the on-going Phase Two of the post-Circuit Breaker period, the Singapore Business Federation (SBF) launched a survey in August to garner business sentiments and to better understand the support businesses may require during this phase. Conducted over...
In the Allianz Risk Barometer 2020,their 9th annual survey on top business risks, Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty (AGCS), a global corporate insurance carrier and a key business unit of Allianz Group, attracted a record participation of  2718 experts from over 100 countries, including CEOs, risk managers,...
Asia can defy a global economic slowdown in 2023 through an acceleration in digital transformation, greater regional coordination, and balanced monetary policies, according to new research from the London-based think tank, Asia House.  The Asia House Annual Outlook 2023 examines how Asia's economies can prevail and deliver robust...
Against the global backdrop of rising market and geopolitical volatility, companies in Singapore are taking concrete actions to make the best of potential uncertainties despite mixed sentiments, as reflected in a recent survey conducted by TMF Group, a leading provider of international business administration support services.
A report based on the study Decoding Global Ways of Working states that only 7 per cent of Asia's workforce now want to commit to a completely onsite work arrangement. A majority of them have expressed a desire for flexibility in where their work gets done. A total of...
The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) and the Bank of Thailand (BOT) have launched the linkage of Singapore’s PayNow and Thailand’s PromptPay real-time retail payment systems. The linkage is the culmination of several years of extensive collaboration between MAS and BOT, both countries’ payment...
The Economist Events hosted its inaugural Technology for Change Week Asia virtually on March 8th-12th 2021. The event brought together more than 70 cross-industry expert speakers and 1,800 delegates from both private and public sectors to discuss how technology and data-driven solutions can ensure that no adult or...
Deutsche Post DHL Group (DPDHL Group), has published key findings from an inaugural study on youth employability in Asia Pacific. The three-week online study saw close to 950 responses from young people above 15 years of age across seven countries – Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Malaysia, Sri Lanka,...