New Regulation to Improve Renewable Energy Development in Indonesia

New Regulation to Improve Renewable Energy Development in Indonesia

Presidential Regulation Number 112/2022 was officially issued by the President of Indonesia in late September. The new regulation, referred to as the ‘Acceleration of Renewable Energy Development for the Provision of Electricity’, aims to attract more investors to...
Thailand Launches New Visa to Attract Skilled Workers and Investors

Thailand Launches New Visa to Attract Skilled Workers and Investors

Thailand has just launched its long-term resident (LTR) visa program. While aimed at highly skilled workers, the program is also expected to attract foreign investors. In a recent interview with Nikkei Asia, the deputy secretary general of the Thailand Board of...
Japan Invests USD 1.96 Billion in Malaysia’s Strategic Sectors

Japan Invests USD 1.96 Billion in Malaysia’s Strategic Sectors

Malaysia received investments worth MYR 9.30 billion (USD 1.96 billion) in strategic and high-potential sectors such as electrical and electronic (E&E), Research & Development (R&D), biomass, information technology and communication, chemical industry, and...
Singapore Highest in Global Digital Competitiveness in Asia

Singapore Highest in Global Digital Competitiveness in Asia

Singapore has moved up one spot to place fourth in the latest edition of the IMD World Digital Competitiveness Ranking, after Denmark, the United States, and Sweden. The ranking considers 63 global companies, assessing each country on 54 criteria and polling mid and...
Singapore Highest in Global Digital Competitiveness in Asia

Vietnam is An Attractive Destination for Danish Companies

Danish companies are expanding their footprint in Vietnam as the nation quickly moves up the value-added ladder and establishes itself as a major center for the production of technology. Denmark has emerged as a key investor in Vietnam this year thanks to the Danish...
Philippines to Enjoy Duty Free Market Access to the UK

Philippines to Enjoy Duty Free Market Access to the UK

The UK Department for International Trade in the Philippines recently announced that more than 80% of exported Filipino products, and 99% of total goods by value exported from the Philippines, will be eligible for duty free access to the UK via the Developing...
Malaysia and Qatar to Explore Collaboration in Economic Fields

Malaysia and Qatar to Explore Collaboration in Economic Fields

Malaysia and Qatar hope to elevate their bilateral relationship through cooperation in economic fields like Islamic financing and the digital economy. The announcement was made by Malaysia’s Foreign Minister Datuk Seri Saifuddin Abdullah in August 2022 during the...
Vietnam to Establish Seven Marine Economic Clusters by 2030

Vietnam to Establish Seven Marine Economic Clusters by 2030

The government of Vietnam recently announced that it aims to develop seven maritime economic clusters in the country over the next 10 years as part of its strategy to advance the marine economy while promoting sustainable development. The target was set by the Prime...