Asian economy

Indian travelers are more confident than Japanese and Australians

Indian travelers are more confident than Japanese and Australians

For the most part, residents of the Asia-Pacific region can travel again. But some are more confident in their packing than others. Travel trust is “diverse and nuanced” across the region, according to a new study commissioned by travel website Booking.com. About 11,000 people in the region were surveyed about their comfort levels and concerns, …

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Is Japan open to travelers?  That’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Is Japan open to travelers? That’s where Singaporeans want to travel

Some 49% of Singaporeans say they are considering going to Japan for their next overseas vacation, according to market research firm YouGov. The interest of young citizens may be even greater. Some 68% of Singaporeans aged 16 to 24 said they were considering going to Japan on their “next holiday”, compared with 37% of those …

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Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah explains why it did not invest in Grab

Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah explains why it did not invest in Grab

Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional defended its decision not to make an upfront investment in the Grab superapp for transportation of goods and food deliveries from Southeast Asia. Chief Investment Officer Azmil Zahruddin told CNBC that the fund’s investment strategy was to focus on large investments, not direct start deals. treasure he could not …

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Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah explains why it did not invest in Grab

Malaysian sovereign wealth fund Khazanah explains why it did not invest in Grab

Malaysia’s sovereign wealth fund Khazanah Nasional defended its decision not to make an upfront investment in the Grab superapp for transportation of goods and food deliveries from Southeast Asia. Chief Investment Officer Azmil Zahruddin told CNBC that the fund’s investment strategy was to focus on large investments, not direct start deals. treasure he could not …

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