AJ Impact

'Distorting competition': Malaysia fines ride hailing firm Grab

Malaysian regulator says Grab 'created barriers to entry' against competitors.

'Distorting competition': Malaysia fines ride hailing firm Grab

Singapore

Singapore controversial 'fake news' law goes into effect

Rights groups, tech companies, academics and journalists opposed the law, which they say threatens free speech.

Singapore controversial 'fake news' law goes into effect

Singapore

Singapore arrests Indonesian domestic workers for 'funding' ISIL

Three women in their mid-30s 'radicalised online' and are being held under a law that allow detention without trial.

Singapore arrests Indonesian domestic workers for 'funding' ISIL

Environment

Indonesia forest fires choke Southeast Asia

Toxic haze spreads across Indonesia and into neighbouring Malaysia and Singapore forcing schools to shut.

Indonesia forest fires choke Southeast Asia

Environment

Indonesia 'doing everything' to put out forest fires: President

Pressure is growing to tackle forest fires as noxious smoke haze envelopes Malaysia and Singapore.

Indonesia 'doing everything' to put out forest fires: President

Reporter's Notebook

Malaysia tries cloud seeding amid choking smoke haze

The choking smog, blamed on forest fires in Indonesia, has become an annual occurrence in Southeast Asia, despite efforts to address the problem.

AJ Impact

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

Agriculture and healthcare sectors among those bearing cost of worsening air quality in Southeast Asia.

By the numbers: Economic impact of Southeast Asia's haze

AJ Impact

Hong Kong's losses may be Singapore's gain, new survey shows

As the rivals compete to be Asia's top financial hub, fallout from protests in Hong Kong is seen as helping Singapore.

Hong Kong's losses may be Singapore's gain, new survey shows

Robert Mugabe

Body of Zimbabwe's Mugabe flown out of Singapore for burial

Former rebel leader expected to lie in state for three days with country deeply divided over legacy.

Body of Zimbabwe's Mugabe flown out of Singapore for burial

Asia Pacific

Haze blankets Kuala Lumpur, Singapore as fires rage in Indonesia

Transboundary haze from Indonesia's Sumatra island cited for rising pollution index in next-door Malaysia and Singapore.

Haze blankets Kuala Lumpur, Singapore as fires rage in Indonesia

AJ Impact

Singapore economy shows signs of hope as trade war drags on

Singapore's economy boosted by firms trying to beat new US tariffs on China, shift in business from Hong Kong.

Singapore economy shows signs of hope as trade war drags on

AJ Impact

Grab and Gojek square off in an international food fight

The two ride-hailing rivals are now competing for a bigger slice of the food delivery business across Southeast Asia.

Grab and Gojek square off in an international food fight

AJ Impact

Singapore hotel occupancy surges amid Hong Kong protests

Airport disruptions and violent protests in Hong Kong are driving business conferences to its regional rival, Singapore.

Singapore hotel occupancy surges amid Hong Kong protests

AJ Impact

Singapore faces rising tide of bad debt as record bonds mature

Bond repayment could be a challenge for companies amid lower growth forecasts and weak export data.

Singapore faces rising tide of bad debt as record bonds mature

AJ Impact

China jobs impacted after Huawei row: Manufacturer

Some 10,000 jobs are expected to be cut amid losses for the Chinese technology giant prompted by US blacklisting.

China jobs impacted after Huawei row: Manufacturer