Singaporean central bank eases monetary policy World

Singaporean central bank eases monetary policy

Singapore on October 14 decided to ease monetary policy for the first time in more than three years as the national economy has narrowly avoided recession in the third quarter of 2019.
Vietnam’s economy remains resilient: ADB Business

Vietnam’s economy remains resilient: ADB

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has predicted that Vietnam’s economy will maintain healthy growth in 2019 and 2020 at 6.8 percent and 6.7 percent, respectively, after growing robustly at 7.1 percent last year.
Korean Air expands coverage in Southeast Asia, South America World

Korean Air expands coverage in Southeast Asia, South America

Korean Air Lines Co., the Republic of Korea (RoK)'s largest carrier, said on September 4 that it has expanded cargo flights to Southeast Asia and South America to cope with the global economic slowdown prompted by the US-China trade tensions.
Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019 Business

Agriculture sector posts 2.39 percent in first half of 2019

The agriculture sector posted a year-on-year growth of 2.39 percent in the first half of 2019, despite facing numerous difficulties like global economic slowdown, impacts from US-China trade war, unfavourable weather, and especially the African swine fever.
Thailand meets rice export target World

Thailand meets rice export target

Thailand reached its rice export target by shipping 11.13 million tonnes worth 5.62 billion USD abroad in 2018, according to the country’s Ministry of Commerce.
HoSE listing remains a gamble Business

HoSE listing remains a gamble

The Ho Chi Minh Stock Exchange (HoSE) has recently accepted or looks set to accept the listing of three more large-cap companies, but questions remain following a volatile year for the market.