DigitalCFO Newsroom | 22 September 2021 The spread of the highly contagious Delta variant of COVID-19 has cast a shadow on South-East Asia (SEA) and limited economic recovery for the region this year, especially for countries with low levels of Covid-19 immunity. The economies of several countries are expected to have contracted in the third quarter of this year, but the outlook for the region in 2022 is more positive, according to the latest Global Economic Forecast Report from ICAEW and Oxford Economics. The Global Economic Forecast Report predicts that economies with low immunity levels face the greatest risks moving forward. As the...
Qinthara Fasya | 27 September 2021 Chew Peet MunManaging Director of Investment & Development, CapitaLand Development Singapore Despite our economy's cautious optimism about recovering from the coronavirus pandemic, there have been glimmers of brilliance from industries such as medtech and fintech that have thrilled the business community, academia, and, to some extent, the labor market during the last half year. We've also seen the emergence of highly active tribes comprised of entrepreneurs, corporate executives, and members of the investment community begin to consider putting together a mutually advantageous ecosystem that...