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Malaysia: Digital transformation the way forward for SMEs

OWNERS of Malaysia’s small- and medium enterprises (SMEs) are embracing a digital future in the hope of becoming more competitive for long-term advancement in the marketplace and being able to meet the ever-changing needs of customers. Accenture (Malaysia) country managing director Azwan Baharuddin said the importance of digital transformation for SMEs in their processes and […]

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Bangkok condo prices up 11%

Condominium prices in Bangkok, Nonthaburi and Samut Prakan provinces rose 11% year-on-year in the third quarter and 2.8% from the previous quarter on progress in the expansion of electric railway lines. The Real Estate Information Centre announced the figures on Monday, attributing the price rise to new electric railway routes in Bangkok and its outskirts. Prices […]

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Philippines: High inflation and rising interest rates

High inflation and rising interest rates took center stage in the past month as these are viewed as major risks for the Philippines. Investors and economists paid close attention to the release of our country’s inflation data last week as rising prices have started to affect all Filipinos. Last Friday, the Philippine Statistics Authority reported […]

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Stiglitz: Good taxes can spur Malaysia’s economic growth

PUTRAJAYA: There are many kinds of good taxes that could be introduced to stimulate Malaysia’s economy in order to create a fair society as it strives to tide over its RM1 trillion debt, said Nobel prize-winning economist Joseph Stiglitz (pic). He cited them as inheritance taxes, capital gain taxes and property taxes for large holding properties, which were actually good for […]

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