Singapore Morning News For April 6

Singapore Morning News For April 6

Google invests in new subsea cable that connects Singapore to Australia Google today announced that it will invest in a new subsea cable that will connect Singapore to Perth and Sydney in Australia (with a branch to Jakarta, Indonesia). The so-called Indigo cable will be almost 5,600 miles long and will be built by a […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 6

Vietnam Morning News For April 6

Vietnam, Asia’s Economic Icon, Is Suddenly Facing Slower Growth In 2017 Vietnam’s famously robust, export-led economy grew just 5.1% in the first three months of the year, a letdown unforeseen by both the government and economists. Drought last year hit agriculture into the first quarter of 2017. Mining slipped on a decline in resources such […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 5

Vietnam Morning News For April 5

Samsung to invest VND 8.5 bln in Talent Programme in Vietnam Samsung Vietnam has launched the 2017 edition of its Samsung Talent Program (STP), which aims to nurture local information technology and electronics telecommunications (ET) talent through scholarships, specialized courses and research and career opportunities. . — Telecompaper  Is Vinacapital Vietnam (VCVOF) Amidst a Buy […]

Singapore Morning News For April 5

Singapore Morning News For April 5

TPG spends SG$23.8m on more Singapore mobile broadband spectrum The Singaporean comms authority has announced that Singtel has paid SG$563.7 million, StarHub SG$349.6 million, M1 SG$208 million, and TPG SG$23.8 million on mobile broadband spectrum in its auction. — ZD Net  Singapore making progress in advanced manufacturing SINGAPORE is making some headway in advanced manufacturing […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 4

Vietnam Morning News For April 4

Vietnam-Finnish IPP accelerator aims to build sustainability as part of exit plan The Euro 11-million ($11.7 million) Vietnam-Finland Innovation Partnership Programme (IPP) was one of the early acceleration support in Vietnam’s fledgling startup ecosystem. — Deal Street Asia  Vietnam meat firm enhanced by cash injection Vietnam-based Masan Groupp Corporation’s meat subsidiary is set to see […]

Singapore Morning News For April 4

Singapore Morning News For April 4

Prices of landed properties fell more steeply in Q1 Private home prices here have posted a 14th straight quarter of decline, but analysts say the end of the market funk could be in sight as the pace of falls has slowed. — The New Paper  SGInnovate focuses on 5 areas to help startups, entrepreneurs GOVERNMENT-OWNED […]

Singapore Morning News For April 3

Singapore Morning News For April 3

Singapore Property Developers Have a New Headache Singapore’s recent unwinding of some property curbs, which initially appeared to boost prospects for developers, may instead be creating new problems. — Bloomberg  People in Singapore spend over 12 hours on gadgets daily: Survey Singapore consumers polled spend most of their waking hours using gadgets, with positive and […]

Vietnam Morning News For April 3

Vietnam Morning News For April 3

  Vietnam manufacturing PMI hits 22-month high in March Vietnamese manufacturing sector ended the first quarter of the year on a positive note. The Nikkei Vietnam Manufacturing Purchasing Managers’ Index, or PMI, rose to a 22-month high of 54.6 in March from 54.2 in February. — Nikkei Asian Review Vietnam records a strong export growth […]

Singapore Morning News For March 31

Singapore Morning News For March 31

Singapore morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Singapore news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   49% of HR managers in Singapore have not hired returning women in past year: survey NEARLY half of hiring managers in Singapore have not employed any returning women in […]

Vietnam Morning News For March 31

Vietnam Morning News For March 31

Vietnam morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Manufacturing slump drags on Vietnam growth Vietnam’s real gross domestic product grew just 5.1% on the year in the January-March period, the lowest in three years, as the industrial […]

Singapore Morning News For March 30

Singapore Morning News For March 30

Singapore morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Singapore news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Singapore tops list of countries where rich Indonesians stashed funds Singapore topped the list of countries where rich Indonesians stashed money and assets, according to figures on the country’s […]

Vietnam Morning News For March 30

Vietnam Morning News For March 30

Vietnam morning news by AEC News Today is your one stop source for Vietnam news on matters of governance and policies affecting Asean business communities.   Vietnam’s Economy Takes Knock as Samsung Production Drops Vietnam’s economy grew at a slower pace than economists estimated in the first quarter as industrial output eased and Samsung Electronics […]

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