Malaysia’s economic growth continued to surprise on the upside, with the gross domestic product (GDP) expanding 6.2% in the third quarter of 2017, beating the median estimate of a 5.7% by 19 economists polled by Bloomberg.
The government of China's Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) will set up an economic and trade office in Thailand to promote ties with the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), HKSAR Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor said on Tuesday.
Preliminary agreement has been reached among ministers from 11 countries participating in the negotiation of the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) during their meeting on the sidelines of the APEC Economic Leaders’ Week.
Singapore, closely followed by South Korea, remains the best country in which to run a business, according to the World Bank. While Brunei, Thailand and India have registered the most notable improvement in the ease of doing business, Pakistan, Myanmar and Bangladesh are the region’s lowest ranked economies.
New revelations Monday from the "Paradise Papers" shed light on Apple's tax avoidance strategy which shifted profits from one fiscal haven to another as well as loopholes employed by Nike and Formula One champion Lewis Hamilton.