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Asia Cargo Airlines rebrands with full support of the Indonesian government

Air Cargo Airlines saw a big opportunity in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Asia Cargo Airlines rebrands with full support of the Indonesian government

Air Cargo Airlines saw a big opportunity in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic.

Why HK is the ideal platform for mainland GBA firms seeking global expansion

HKTDC, ACCA list services HK can offer for businesses expanding in RCEP markets.

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.

HSBC appoints co-heads for commercial banking business in Asia: report

Amanda Murphy will lead South Asia and SEA whilst Frank Fang, the GBA.

71% of start-ups in GBA expect revenue growth within 3 years

Revenue growth was most expected by Biotechnology start-ups (30%).

Deutsche appoints ex-UBS exec as wealth vice chairman in APAC 

Mahesh is rejoining Deutsche after leaving in 2017.

What do SMEs expect from modern payment solutions?

ABF spoke with industry experts from Mastercard, Enterpryze, Boku, and Xfers to learn more.

First Ever ‘Corporate Purpose Monitor’ Launches in Southeast Asia

Research reveals how corporate purpose-related social media communications engage and align with public interest in Asia.

Citi raises record $40b sustainable financing for APAC clients in 2021 YTD

This was thanks to Alibaba’s $5b offerings and a $2.5 bond issuance by SK hynix.

China offers banks cheap funding for lending to green firms

The central bank is willing to lend 60% of the required funds at a 1.75% rate.

Singapore: Yes to wholesale, skeptical on retail digital fiat money

SG’s regulator remains iffy on cryptocurrencies—or, in MD Menon’s words, crypto tokens.

HSBC ahead of China wealth hiring targets, mulls re-entering India private banking

By end-2021, HSBC will have 64 working in its China onshore private banking.

Find out who won at the Asian Technology Excellence Awards 2021

Over 20 companies were hailed in this year’s virtual presentation.

Ingenious brands recognised for meaningful experience initiatives at the Asian Experience Awards 2021

Over 20 companies were hailed in this inaugural programme by the Asian Business Review.

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.