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Why LINE Bank chose Indonesia as its third home

After successful launches in Thailand and Taiwan, LINE is going steady in Indonesia.

Why LINE Bank chose Indonesia as its third home

After successful launches in Thailand and Taiwan, LINE is going steady in Indonesia.

Lockdowns threaten Chinese banks' loan quality: analyst

Exposure to the ‘vulnerable’ engineering & construction sector could deteriorate asset quality.

Digitalisation vs digitisation: How they differ in transforming the banking industry

Citi laid out its digital transformation story as an example of how banks have evolved. 

What's so special about Pondok Indah Group Hospital getting HIMSS EMRAM level 6 validation?

It is the only hospital in Indonesia to achieve this assessment at the highest level.

EXCLUSIVE: Russian oil vessels facing 'difficulties' bunkering in Singapore

Shipowners walk away from charter deals as multiple shipping lines reject Russian bookings.

The three best companies to invest in this 2022: RHB

RHB used five criteria, including ESG score, in selecting the companies.

9 in 10 of APAC corporates have more liquidity now than pre-pandemic: survey

Corporate cash balances in APAC now top $4t, the most on record.

76% of founders pick problem-solving as most important trait in doing business

This is based on a survey conducted amongst Gen Z and Millennial entrepreneurs.

SG leads ASEAN manufacturing sector: report

Nomura expects a 7.1% GDP for Singapore this year.

Singaporean corporates spearhead Asia’s green banking drive

60% of Singaporean enterprises are taking ESG requests for proposals.

What are the four traits of digitally mature organisations?

Deloitte and SMU surveyed 48 executives to identify the four traits.

How fast do businesses digitally expand today vs pre-pandemic?

Businesses with a digital-first strategy grow 4x faster than pre-pandemic levels.

China deems 19 banks 'too big to fail'

These banks face new capital and regulatory requirements.

FIs need to set clear net-zero goals else loans, assets deteriorate: Moody’s

Delayed goals and actions would hurt banks’ asset and loan quality in the future.

Green finance in APAC to grow amidst data and disclosure gaps

But is it growing fast enough for the region to achieve climate goals?

UNIQLO Malaysia and Singapore hinges on digitalisation for improved shopping experience

It implemented the "price tag scanner" and the same day Click & Collect service.