Exclusives

PLN leads ASEAN in energy sector sustainability governance

In 2023, Indonesia’s PLN decreased its ESG risk rating by 8 points, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 9.7m tonnes, and added 296mW of renewable...
4 days ago

PLN leads ASEAN in energy sector sustainability governance

In 2023, Indonesia’s PLN decreased its ESG risk rating by 8 points, reduced greenhouse gas emissions by 9.7m tonnes, and added 296mW of renewable...
4 days ago

Dassault Systèmes leads manufacturing into a future of digital, sustainable designs

Leaders at the 3DEXPERIENCE WORLD 2024 in Dallas discuss the integration of AI and simulation into design processes.

Alfamart’s rapid expansion never overtakes quality service

With 19,087 across Indonesia and 1,680 more in the Philippines, the minimarket operator marks 25 years as a top choice for shopping.

Budget 2024: 3 tax strategies to offset BEPS 2.0 effects

Should the directive be implemented, selected MNEs will be subject to a global minimum tax of 15%.

HK scraps MPF Offsetting Scheme to enhance employee protection

Starting 2025, employers are no longer allowed to offset long service and severance payments from its Mandatory Provident Fund contributions.

Singapore’s health data bill mandates regulated information sharing

To ensure data disclosure and sharing, the Ministry of Health can impose up to $1m in fines for non-compliance.

PLN focuses digital processes on equitable electricity distribution

State-run firm’s president succeeded in electrifying 76,900 villages and sub-districts throughout Indonesia.

Airport co-working centre launched for business travellers

The pay-per-minute space at Changi Airport has close to 50 hot desking stations and nap pods, allowing travellers to ‘check-in’ at work.

Insurance rides high on surge in Hong Kong travellers

CEO Jim Qin of Zurich Insurance cites a trend for extended vacations among Hongkongers in 2023, boosting travel insurance sales.

Bank Tabungan Negara (BTN) to boost Shariah home ownership loans

As of November 2023, BTN Syariah’s assets have reached IDR 49 trillion.

LAZADA LAYOFF LAPSE: Should companies notify unions about retrenchments?

The company reportedly let go of nearly 100 employees early January without notifying the allied workers union.

IDCTA: Global participation can boost Indonesia’s carbon credit sales

The new carbon market has as much as 71.95% of carbon credits unsold at the end of 2023.

MST Golf redefines the golf retail landscape in Indonesia

ERAL executive believes partnership will drive golfing lifestyle across Asia.

How Southeast Asia can unlock its biogas potential

The region only has around one gigawatt of capacity with Thailand, Indonesia and Malaysia leading in terms of production.

Philippines on track to energy transition, but RE targets could be higher

The country’s renewable energy has accounted for 22% of the energy mix as of 2022.

Telco giant turns techco, aims for digital leadership in Indonesia

After the merger, Indosat Ooredoo Hutchison now has more than 100 million customers.

Hong Kong’s most influential lawyers under 40

Four women and six men made it to the final list.