|Philippines' budget deficit increased to PHP 28.62bn in March this year, as public spending augmented, spurring economic activity. As reported by Dow Jones International News, the country's expenditure grew 15% y/y recording PHP 144.05bn during the period, as compared to PHP 125.28bn registered during the same period last year. The revenues grew 7.7% y/y posting PHP 115.43bn during the period, as compared to PHP 107.15bn registered during the same period last year.
Hong Kong's composite interest rate declined 3 basis points (bps) registering 0.25% in February this year. As reported by News.gov.hk, the decrease in the composite rates was due to the decline ... more
Thailand's government is likely to offer financial support for export-oriented small- and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) and the indigenous industry, resulting in an increase in volume and value ... more
Singapore's small businesses are expected to be having concerns regarding the new and diverse government incentive schemes, which were announced in the recent Budget. As reported by ... more