Islamic finance: A lucrative opportunity

This coming week, Brunei will be hosting the Brunei Islamic Capital Market (BICAM) Conference 2018, its first Islamic Capital Market Conference at the Rizqun International Hotel where more than a dozen international experts in Islamic finance are expect

20 October 2018

Youths bullish on impact of technology on jobs

Youths in the region are extremely positive about the impact of technology on job prospects and income, a survey by the World Economic Forum (WEF) and Singapore-based internet company, Sea has revealed.

18 October 2018

Progressive taxation: Lessons from Denmark

Last week, international non-profit groups Development Finance International (DFI) and Oxfam published a report ranking governments around the world based on their efforts in tackling the gap between the rich and the poor.

16 October 2018

Taxing e-commerce in Indonesia

Perhaps one of the most widely discussed challenges that comes with a growing global e-commerce sector is the challenge of taxing that industry.

15 October 2018

Smooth sailing for Malaysia’s Ekuinas

Malaysian state-owned private equity firm, Ekuiti Nasional (Ekuinas) has divested the entirety of its 60 percent equity interest in cross-border mobile cash transaction firm Tranglo to the Hong Kong-based TNG Fintech Group for US$27.6 million.

12 October 2018

Mahathir's new car brand to be ASEAN effort

Malaysia’s third push to build a national car brand may see it sourcing parts from its Southeast Asian neighbours, as the region forges stronger ties to weather out the United States (US)-China trade tensions.

10 October 2018

Thailand’s EEC draws investors

Thailand’s Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) is slated to be an arterial node for trade, investment, and regional transportation, besides also serving as a strategic gateway to the Southeast Asian region.

8 October 2018