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Fund to help public-listed SMEs Government-linked investment companies (GLICs) will allocate up to RM3 billion for investment in small and medium public-listed entities on Bursa...

Korea gives foreign startups US$1mil opportunity to break into Asia

THE K-Startup Grand Challenge is recruiting 50 high-potential startups from around the world to accelerate in Korea for four months. The programme empowers startups to...

US and Pacific Rim countries at odds in heated trade meeting

HANOI: Japan and other members of the Trans-Pacific Partnership agreed on Sunday (May 21) to pursue their trade deal without the United States as...

Explosion at Bangkok’s King Mongkut Hospital caused by bomb: Police

Police in Thailand have said that an explosion at the King Mongkut Hospital in Central Bangkok on Monday (May 22) was caused by a bomb. Twenty-four...

Home security: experts warn of need for online and offline protection

Last week’s global ransomware attack exposed how vulnerable we are in the cyber-world. Although the WannaCry incident mostly targeted businesses, householders can also easily...

Hong Kong bank branches aren’t closing – but they are evolving digitally

Hong Kong banks may not be closing many branches, but they are beginning to adapt their outlets to make better use of the space...

Trade pact dumped by Trump could be revived at Asia-Pacific meeting

Japan and other remaining members of the Trans Pacific Partnership will this weekend decide how to revive the trade agreement ditched by U.S. President...

China’s women choosing work over having babies, worsening demographic woes: survey

China’s demographic time bomb continues to tick. Even after the government cleared the way for couples to have a second child, working women are reluctant...

IMF: Asia growth to accelerate

THE outlook for Asia and the Pacific is the strongest in the world, but it is shrouded by challenges at home and abroad, according...

Japan is wooing Muslim tourists

Japan is rolling out the red carpet to visitors from Muslim nations, with qiblah (arrows pointing towards Mecca) appearing in hotel rooms, prayer rooms...

China enters dog-fight with Boeing and Airbus with maiden jet flight

China's home-grown C919 passenger jet completed its long-delayed maiden flight on Friday, a major first step for Beijing as it looks to raise its...

Making connections: adopters catch on to the benefits of using smart-home devices

Your alarm rings. You hit the snooze button, triggering your coffee pot to start brewing and the lights to turn on gradually. Your mattress...

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