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Explainer: What to Know About the Bulacan Economic Zone Bill

Senate Bill 2572 was approved on the third and final reading, establishing the creation of Bulacan Special Economic Zone and Freeport. Here's what to know about it.
Hong Kongs Consumer Credit Spending Rose in Q3 2023

Hong Kong Reports Consumer Credit Spending Increase in Q3 2023

The company points to the revival in retail spending as the reason for the increase, especially during the summer sale season from July to August.
Expert Explains Taylor Swift Effect in Spore

Economic Impact, Strategies: Expert Explains Taylor Swift Effect in S'pore

On the heels of Taylor Swift's “Eras Tour” in Singapore, The Beat Asia spoke with hospitality expert Dr. Guy Llewellyn to learn more about the "Swift Effect."
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Hong Kong’s 2024 Budget to go Towards Green Maritime Hub

Hong Kong’s newest initiative aims to enhance Hong Kong’s position by offering eco-friendly alternatives to establish a greener economy.
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Thailand GDP Growth Eases to 1.9% in 2023, Misses Forecasts

Thailand’s economy only expanded 1.9% last year, missing both industry experts and government forecasts and slowing from the 2.2% expansion seen in 2022.
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Hong Kong’s Budding Silver Economy Addressed in Recent Panel

The Commerce & Economic Development Bureau is working to address the needs of its growing elderly population with the ‘Silver Economy’ market.
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Explainer: Retrenchments in Singapore – Why Are They Happening Now?

This article explains the underlying reasons behind the surge in retrenchments in Singapore and explores the implications of AI for the economy and workforce.