News and Analysis

ACROMEC further expands its footprint in healthcare sector
18/07/2018
ACROMEC Limited, an established specialist engineering service provider has secured another contract in the healthcare sector valued at S$2.9 million.This contract is expected to be completed by the f...
Yanlord Acquires Prime Residential Development Site In Hangzhou
18/07/2018
Singapore Exchange listed Yanlord Land Group Limited, a real estate developer focusing on developing high-end integrated commercial and residential property projects in the People's Republic of China...
Chinese 'reeducation camps' in spotlight at Kazakh trial
18/07/2018
ZHARKENT,AFP -- Secretive "re-education camps" allegedly holding hundreds of thousands of people in a Muslim-majority region in western China are the focus of an explosive court case in Kazakhstan, te...
Southeast Asia Bankers Want Deeper Capital Markets for Projects
18/07/2018
SINGAPORE, BLOOMBERG -- Southeast Asia must further develop its capital markets to help fund infrastructure projects, bankers say, even as billions of dollars pour in from China’s Belt and Road Initia...
China Battles France for Business in Its Former African Colonies
18/07/2018
ABIDJAN, BLOOMBERG -- When Ivory Coast put out a tender to build a bridge over the lagoon in its commercial hub of Abidjan, 10 out of the 18 companies that expressed interest were either Chinese firms...
Chulalongkorn and GC to promote the use of BioPBS TM to sustainably tackle waste
17/07/2018
On July 10, 2018, Thailand's Chulalongkorn University joined together with PTT Global Chemical Public Company Limited, or GC, to sign a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to promote the use of bioplast...
Chinese 'highway to nowhere' haunts Montenegro
17/07/2018
PODGORICA, REUTERS -- Perched atop massive cement pillars that tower above Montenegro's picturesque Moraca river canyon, scores of Chinese workers are building a state-of-the-art highway through some...
China overloading poor nations with debt, top US official says
17/07/2018
JOHANNESBURG, REUTERS -- China is saddling poor nations with unsustainable debt through large-scale infrastructure projects that are not economically viable, the head of the U.S. Overseas Private Inve...
Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad Secures 13 Projects worth up to RM 465.1 Million
16/07/2018
Serba Dinamik Holdings Berhad, a global integrated engineering services provider listed on Bursa Malaysia Main Board, through its wholly-owned subsidiary, Serba Dinamik Sdn. Bhd., today announced the...
Thai Junta Eyes Chinese Investment for $51 Billion Spending Plan
13/07/2018
BANGKOK, BLOOMBERG -- Thailand is seeking Chinese investment to help galvanize a five-year, 1.7 trillion baht ($51 billion) development plan for its eastern seaboard to bolster the economy.While polit...