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Malaysia's core inflation rose 2.6% in July

The country's CPI also hiked up by 3.2%.... read more

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Indonesia's headline inflation rate falls to 3.9% in July

It's been heading downwards for the past five months.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Five upcoming condominiums with waterfronts under $1m; Couple redefines Singapore Skyline

And KrisEnergy enters a deal to develop a Cambodian oil field.... read more

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Singapore wants more tech startups

The government eyes fuelling private sector innovation.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Balance of payments surplus slips to $4.4b in Q2

It fell by $12.6b compared to the previous quarter.... read more

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Indonesia cuts reverse repo rate to 4.5%

Lendings and deposit facility rates also fell by 25bps.... read more

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Macau visitor spending grows 17.5% in Q2

But the retail sector is likely to start losing momentum.... read more

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Singapore's headline inflation rate rises 0.6% in July

Retail and water prices caused inflation to rise.... read more

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Export recovery to boost GDP growth above 3%

Electronics exports and re-export trade appear to be strengthening.... read more

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Thailand GDP grew 3.7% in Q2

It is the best growth in almost five years.... read more

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Malaysian BOP records US$2.2b surplus in Q2

Surplus in goods accounts increased its current account balance.... read more

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Malaysian real GDP grows 5.8% in Q2

Its services and manufacturing sectors have boosted the economy.... read more

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Chart of the Day: See which industries lost workers in Q2

Work Permit Holders in the manufacturing and construction sectors decreased.... read more

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Domestic wholesale trade grows 18.5% in Q2

Ship chandlers & bunkering posted the highest growth at 43.9%.... read more

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Business services sector grows 1.8% in Q2

Thanks to the professional services segments.... read more

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Singapore has solid fiscal metrics: Moody's

This is one of the reasons why the Lion City has a stable credit profile. Ratings agency Moody's Investors Service lauded... read more

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Philippine GDP growth hits 6.5% in Q2

Thanks to higher domestic consumption and government spending.... read more

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Singapore's consumer sentiment rebounds from pessimism

This came with the general outlook improvement seen in Asia Pacific.... read more

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Japan's exports rise by 13.4% in July

Chemicals exports led growth with 14.9% rate.... read more

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NODX growth dips to 8.5% in July

This is despite continued decline in pharma and chemicals export.... read more

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Indonesia's first trade deficit in 19 months hits US$271.2m

Blame an oil and gas deficit of US$604m.... read more

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Daily Markets Briefing: STI down 0.48%

Gains from Wall Street could lift local sentiment.... read more

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China's industrial production growth slows to 6.4% in July

GDP is still growing faster than the annual target of 6.5% despite the slowdown.... read more

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Singapore now more liveable than Hong Kong

Singapore beat its rival in the liveability ranking for the first time.... read more

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Chart of the Day: Check out PMI's ten months of positive reading

The index hovered around 50.8 in June.... read more

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India's provisional inflation rate up 1.9% in July

Index growths among all commodity groups turned positive.... read more

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Japan's GDP growth hits 4% in Q2

Domestic demand was the main driver of GDP growth.... read more

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India's industrial production growth slips 0.1% in June

It's the fourth consecutive month of slowdown.... read more

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Manufacturing sector output extends winning streak in Q2

It grew 8.1% YoY in the second quarter.... read more

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Manufacturing sector output extends winning streak in Q2

It grew 8.1% YoY in the second quarter.... read more

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Philippine central bank holds reverse repo rate at 3.0%

BSP also raised its inflation expectations for 2017 and 2018.... read more

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Malaysia IPI dips to 4.0% in June

Industrial output remained strong thanks to manufacturing, mining, and electricity sectors.... read more

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Non-oil domestic exports rise by 2.7% in Q2

Thanks to the strong electronic exports.... read more

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MAS keeps policy stance unchanged

The central bank's stance has remained the same for a year now.... read more

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50 years of ASEAN and 5 years of Facebook show the expansion path out of Singapore

ASEAN celebrated its 50th anniversary with a grand parade in the Philippines which... read more

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Singapore economy grew faster in Q2, up 2.9%

This is compared to the 2.5% growth in Q1.... read more

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Indonesian GDP growth still at 5%

Its communications business field improved the most at 10.9%.... read more

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Chemicals sector topped Asia's July manufacturing growth at 54.7

The fields of construction and machinery got dragged into contraction.... read more

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Malaysian foreign reserves rise to US$99.4b

This has been the highest amount in two years.... read more

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China's outbound investments may reach $1.5t in 10 years

Some of its recent policies focus on outbound investment.... read more

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Daily Briefing: Sembcorp's two new Singapore projects; HNA's partner to consider scaling back ties

And here's a look at Singapore's economy since its independence.... read more

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Philippine core inflation dips to 2.1% in July

And headline inflation rose to 2.8%.... read more

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Is Singapore's labour market bottoming out?

Unemployment rate inched lower to 3.1%.... read more

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Malaysian export growth hits six-month low at 10%

Net exports rose 34.7% to 24.1b in Q2.... read more

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Japan's GDP dips 0.1% in June

Blame weak demand from overseas.... read more

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Malaysian money supply growth eases to 4.3%

Its central bank's net short forex positions dropped for two months.... read more

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South Korea's PMI falls to 49.1 in July

Blame the low new orders and export sales.... read more

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Has the manufacturing sector already reached its peak?

After PMI inched up, economists believe upsides will now be limited.... read more

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Has the manufacturing sector already reached its peak?

After PMI inches up, economists believe upsides will now be limited.... read more

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India's manufacturing PMI slows to 47.9 in July

It's the lowest since February.... read more

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