Confidence drains from UK companies as economic woes mount
LONDON: British companies have turned increasingly glum about the outlook, with inflation surging and investment plans looking stagnant, according to the latest business survey that shows momentum rapidly draining from the economy. The Britis...
Workplaces in S'pore not reinstating mandatory regular testing yet despite Covid-19 wave
SINGAPORE - Companies here are not resuming mandatory regular Covid-19 testing yet, despite a new wave of coronavirus cases. Nevertheless, employers The Straits Times spoke to, including the Public Service Division (PSD) and Singapore's t...
Govt aims to add one million new SMEs
Padang, West Sumatera (ANTARA) - The government, through Presidential Regulation No. 2 of 2022 on 2021–2024 national entrepreneurship development, is seeking to add one million new small and medium enterprises (SMEs) by 2024 to increase the cou...
SME Bank can help build better businesses
KARACHI: Sector-specific SME Bank can help small and medium enterprises (SMEs) across Pakistan to build back better from financial constraints. Therefore, there is a dire need to restructure the SME Bank and redefine its role in the development ...
Thai PM says weak baht good for exports; Malaysians among top tourists
BANGKOK: Thailand's weak baht is good for exports while its fiscal and financial position remains strong, the prime minister said. Baht weakness, however, has a negative impact for some and the finance ministry and central bank are monito...