MoU Between Verofax Asia and Distichain to Enable Empowered Digital Global Trade

DUBAI / KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Under the patronage of YB Tan Sri Datuk Seri Panglima Haji Annuar Bin Musa, Malaysian Minister of Communications and Multimedia, and with the participation of Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC), a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was signed on January 12th, 2022, between […]

RCEP will be biggest driver of global growth

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership, which entered into force on Jan 1, is a landmark achievement of regional cooperation and will give a strong boost to global economic recovery. The RCEP agreement, an unparalleled, large-scale regional trade arrangement, conforms to the interests of the 15 signatory countries, reflects their common desire to bolster economic cooperation, […]

Time for US to turn the page

(JIN DING / CHINA DAILY) About one year ago, on Dec 21, 2020, I wrote an article, titled "Time to Turn the Page", in anticipation of improved China-US trade relations following Joe Biden's election as US president. Disappointingly, even almost one year into Biden's presidency, this has not happened. Joe Biden and President Xi Jinping […]

RCEP shows region stands together to uphold multilateral trade system

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement takes effect on Saturday. It establishes the world's largest free trade zone and is expected to have a far-reaching impact on regional trade facilitation and economic integration over the coming decades. Proposed by the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, the deal comprises the 10 member states of ASEAN plus […]

Online brokerage Tiger Brokers (Singapore) sees strong Q3 growth led by first-timer deposits and newly funded accounts

SINGAPORE, Dec 3, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Online brokerage Tiger Brokers (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (“Tiger Brokers Singapore”) today announced that the average Singapore ‘first-timer’ account deposit has increased to $5,000 this quarter (Q4 2021), compared to the average initial deposit of $4,000 in Q2 and Q3 2021, as the pool of investors […]

GBA companies eyeing ASEAN opportunities

Strong interconnectivity between regions boosts trade and investment HONG KONG, Nov 29, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Close to 60 per cent of companies in the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area (GBA) are considering further expansion into the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) countries in the next three years, a research report by UOB Hong Kong Branch and […]

RCEP will usher in an ‘Asia era’

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership agreement will come into effect on Jan 1, 2022, since six member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations including Singapore, Thailand and Vietnam and four non-ASEAN member countries, China, Japan, New Zealand and Australia, have ratified it. Covering nearly a third of the world's population and accounting for […]