Singapore

Smart Mobility: Singapore’s Transport Revolution

May 3, 2019 | by Nihara Gooneratne - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Countries across the globe have been forced to combat the impact of urbanisation on its transportation landscape. This includes the rise in the number of vehicles deployed on roads,...

A Cashless South East Asia: A Future Reality or a Dream?

March 1, 2019 | by Nihara Gooneratne - Global Research and Analysis Team

 The digital payment market in South East Asia remains at a nascent stage (~2% contribution to the global digital payment market in 2018) with cash dominating day-to-day-transactions...

Smart Cities: Singapore on Track to Emerge as the First Smart Nation

February 13, 2019 | by Nihara Gooneratne - Global Research and Analysis Team

 Governments across the globe have shown increasing interest in deploying digital solutions to optimise resource utilisation in their respective cities. A search for smarter response...

China’s One Belt One Road Projects in ASEAN

October 24, 2018 | by Nihara Gooneratne - 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...

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

July 16, 2018 | by Nihara Gooneratne - 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...

Intra-ASEAN Trade Analysis

June 19, 2018 | by Nihara Gooneratne - 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...

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

March 19, 2018 | by Nihara Gooneratne - 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...

Asia ex Japan M&A Report – January 2018

March 6, 2018 | by Nihara Gooneratne - Global Research and Analysis Team

M&A value falls back for second consecutive month  The value of mergers and acquisitions (M&A) deals targeting companies based in Asia, excluding Japan, decl...

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

February 26, 2018 | by Nihara Gooneratne - 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...

ASEAN Region M&A Review

February 9, 2018 | by Nihara Gooneratne - Global Research and Analysis Team

  The ASEAN region started losing its M&A momentum to the USA and Europe in 2011. M&A transaction volumes in ASEAN as a percentage of the global aggregate fell to 5.2% ...

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