Malaysia

China’s One Belt One Road Projects in ASEAN

October 24, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

ASEAN Members Require USD 2.8 Trillion to Meet Infrastructure Investment Needs in 2016 - 2030  The ASEAN Master Plan on Connectivity 2025 was adopted in September 20...

Post GE14: What Lies Ahead For Malaysia?

July 26, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

It has been an eventful month for Malaysians, following the victory of the opposition Pakatan Harapan (i.e. Alliance of Hope) party, a coalition led by 92-year old former Prime Minis...

Indonesian Data Centres: Could Stronger Privacy Regulations Raise Foreign Interest?

July 16, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

Indonesia’s commercial data centre (DC) market is highly underpenetrated and has significant potential for growth, given the large enterprises in the country and their ever-increasin...

Thailand’s Expanding B2C E-Commerce: Who Will Benefit Amidst Intense Competition from Social Commerce

July 4, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Thailand’s B2C e-commerce market was the largest in ASEAN in 2016, valued at around THB 703 billion (USD 19.6 billion), 12.0% higher than the second-largest, Malaysia's. During 2012...

Intra-ASEAN Trade Analysis

June 19, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 The Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) comprises 10 members: Brunei, Cambodia, Lao PDR, Indonesia, Malaysia, Myanmar, Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam. The diverse cultu...

ASEAN Macroeconomic Trends: Indonesia Warns Against USA-China Trade War

May 22, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Indonesia: Bank Indonesia Warns Against “USA-China Trade War”  Bank Indonesia (BI) held its regular Board of Governor’s Meeting, and on 19 April, it decided to keep...

Malaysia General Election: First Change in Power in the Country’s History

May 12, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

Basic Policies Expected to Be Maintained, but Revisions to Large-Scale Projects and the Abolishment of GST Call for Attention.   In Malaysia’s 14th General Election ...

Commentary: Malaysia General Election

May 11, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 This is a historical moment. According to a news flash from a local newspaper, the voting results for Malaysia’s general election were as follows: out of a total of 222 seats in Malay...

Malaysia Continues to Exhibit High Growth; Low Inflation Rates in Thailand and Singapore Call for Attention

March 19, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Key Focus for February  In February, Indonesia, Thailand, and Malaysia released their 4Q 2017 GDP statistics, while Singapore announced revised figures for the same...

Malaysia Raises Policy Interest Rate to Avoid an Overheated Economy; The Philippines Maintains Strong Growth

February 26, 2018 | by Alex Hang - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Indonesia: Additional Measures Taken to Alleviate Economy by Raising Cash-Deposit Ratio  Indonesia’s Bank Indonesia (BI) held its Board of Governor’s Meeting, where...

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