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Belt and Road Chinese Investment Soars 119% in Malaysia

The level of Chinese investment in Malaysia grew by an astonishing 119 per cent in 2016, with a further 64 per cent surge recorded in the first quarter of the current year.

Belt and Road Summit 2017: AIIB Support by HK

The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) is expected to have great investment finance support from new member Hong Kong, according to Luky Wuryanto, the...

Bright Prospects for Indonesia Green Technology

Indonesia's plan to double the use of renewable energy over the next 10 years has been widely welcomed by solar firms and green technology companies across the world

Travel and leisure: Southeast Asia’s Lifestyle Consumers

“Travel and leisure were found to be the most popular spending category among ASEAN middle-class consumers,” said HKTDC Principal Economist (Asian and Emerging Markets) Dickson Ho.

Thailand’s Economy and Market Profile

Thailand is the second largest economy in the 10-nation ASEAN, following Indonesia. Service is the largest sector of the economy with a GDP share...

The Fourth Industrial Revolution (aka Industry 4.0)

The Industry 4.0 wave of change is described as coming primarily through five sectors : 3D printing, the industrial Internet of Things (IoT), automation, augmented reality and robotics

Accelerating Thailand’s Special Economic Zones (SEZ) Programme

Since approving its first five pilot locations in 2014, Thailand has made considerable efforts to catch up with its ASEAN neighbours.

Asia Leads the Way in Online Sales

Asia-Pacific is the largest region in terms of online retail sales, containing both the largest market – China – and the fastest-growing – India – according to a recent report