Shutdown Impact on Malaysia’s Glove Makers

By Charles F Moreira, Editor Global Times of 15 July 2021 reported that China’s glove makers have ramped up their production to meet rising demand from the U.S. and Europe amidst the enforced shutdown of Malaysia’s glove factories especially in Kuala Lumpur and Selangor state which came under Enhanced Movement Control Order( EMCO) due to […]


Where the Indian economy stands, 18 months into the pandemic

The Covid-19 outbreak and stringent lockdowns over the last 18 months made the Indian economy contract for the first time in more than 40 years. But despite a devastating second wave in April, the economy has since shown signs of improvement,… To read more:   SOURCE: QUARTZ INDIA (1)


Digital-First Experiences to Pave the Way to the Future of Connected Healthcare in SEA

Digital-first patient services and experiences are paving the way to Southeast Asia’s future healthcare landscape, according to VMware, Inc. (NYSE: VMW). In VMware’s Digital Frontiers 3.0 Study, VMware uncovered Southeast Asian consumers’ excitement for digital-enabled healthcare services with 66% of them saying they prefer remote, video-call in lieu of face-to-face consultations with medical professionals. With […]


The Evergrande Group’s Debt Issues Could Be A Drag On China’s Economy

The one-bedroom apartment was to be Penelope Wu’s retirement home, an escape from the bustle of Shanghai — or, at least, that’s how Evergrande, the Chinese property developer, painted it. To jump in line ahead of hundreds of other prospective homebuyers, Wu paid the sticker price of about $200,000 in full last year, before construction […]


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