The Bus Collective is Southeast Asia's first resort hotel to repurpose 20 retired buses into luxury hotel rooms. These rooms will be open for stays in December.
An alarming debt crisis has unfolded in Laos in recent years, raising worries about the nation's obligation to its biggest creditor, China.
UOB, Singapore's third-largest bank by assets, projected mid single-digit loan growth and double-digit fee growth for its 2024 outlook.
Alexander Lenz, Asia-Pacific CEO at Aquila Clean Energy, says the region has "massive potential."
As energy demand grows, Southeast Asia turns to renewable energy to safeguard its energy security.
Curtis Chin, Asia fellow at the Milken Institute, discusses China's relationship with Southeast Asia.
Edward Tirtanata, CEO and co-founder of the Indonesian company, says "we have the luxury of time at the moment."
Indonesia's EV development is poised to be the "gateway" for further investments in ASEAN, and could play a major role in building the region's EV ecosystem.
Lynn Kuok, senior fellow for Asia-Pacific security at the International Institute for Strategic Studies, discusses ASEAN's first joint military exercises in the South China Sea this week amid concerns over Beijing.
The two countries' leaders will discuss tightening relations for the building of a "Cambodia-China Community" and bilateral, regional and international matters.
Anindya Novyan Bakrie, CEO and president director of Bakrie & Brothers, discusses the country's electric vehicle industry and investments in it.
Rachmat Kaimuddin, Indonesia’s deputy coordinating minister of maritime affairs and investments in infrastructure and transportation, talks about development plans for Nusantara, the future capital of Indonesia. He says Nusantara will not only be a "government center but also [an] economic center."
Mark Brown, prime minister of the Cook Islands, says it is important that Pacific countries have a voice and are heard in calling for nuclear-powered nations to deescalate potential conflict.
Attracting EV companies "will give spillover effect to the Malaysian companies, the SMEs and Malaysian corporates supplying to this group," Tengku Zafrul Aziz, Malaysia's minister of investment, trade and industry, tells CNBC's JP Ong on the sidelines of the ASEAN summit in Jakarta.
An official ASEAN statement issued Tuesday night confirmed the decision to hand the chair to the Philippines in 2026.
Indonesia’s former foreign minister says the situation with Myanmar's civil strife is not only a "litmus test" but also an "existential threat" to ASEAN's unity. Marty Natalegawa speaks to CNBC's JP Ong on the sidelines of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations summit in Jakarta.
The repeat visits have positioned Harris as a key interlocutor for the Democratic administration, to bolster partnerships to counterbalance Chinese influence.
WeLab CEO Simon Loong says its fintech collaboration with HSBC will "start small and make it meaningful".
The scheme is aimed to support cross-border economic activities in the goal of implementing an inclusive financial ecosystem around the region.
OCBC said its expectation was an outcome of unifying its brand across its core markets of China and Southeast Asia to capture the growth opportunity there.