Mobile-first predictions for Asia Pacific in 2017

In markets such as Singapore, smartphones packaged with basic subscription ... Customers buy online for convenience, but travel to physical retail outlets for the brand experience. Mobile is the only media today that can bridge the online shopper in ... ( read original story ...)

UOB Malaysia aims to increase local card base by 13%

UOB has partnered with Singapore Airlines, Expedia and Kaligo for its first-ever region-wide travel campaign. It aims to help customers stretch their vacation ringgit, especially in South-East Asian countries. Lim said currently Malaysian consumers chose ... ( read original story ...)

Finance Ministry, Acra propose changes to Companies Act

SINGAPORE - The Ministry of Finance and the Accounting and Corporate Regulatory Authority have proposed law amendments to lessen the regulatory burden on businesses. Changes to the Companies Act and Limited Liability Partnerships Act were proposed on ... ( read original story ...)

Wanted: Feedback on proposed changes to business regulations

The proposed changes to improve business transparency include: (a) require companies (except listed companies and Singapore financial institutions) and LLPs incorporated/ registered in Singapore to maintain registers of beneficial owners (referred to as ... ( read original story ...)

Singapore dollar to weaken further in uncertain 2017: Analysts

SINGAPORE: The Singapore dollar may have recovered some lost ground after hitting multi-year lows against the greenback last week, but this momentum is unlikely to be sustainable when the new year comes around, analysts told Channel NewsAsia. Alongside ... ( read original story ...)