In Bangladesh, solar power brings work, but land shortage slows growth
In the past two decades, some 6 million solar home systems have been installed across the country, bringing electricity to remote off-grid communities.
Bank Negara slashes growth forecast after virus resurgence
Full-year growth forecast has been cut to between 3.0% and 4.0%, down from 6.0% to 7.5% previously.
Malaysia tops list of expansion opportunities for Chinese companies in Asean
Some 65% of Chinese companies in a recent survey place Malaysia at the top of their list.
Bank Negara on the right track but too optimistic about growth
Bank Negara’s economic outlook for 2021 shows a realistic assessment of the underlying conditions of the economy and the downside risks but is over-optimistic on growth.
GDP to rebound this year as trade surplus makes biggest jump in over 2 decades
Electrical products held the biggest share of total exports last year, while a surge in rubber products showed a silver lining in the new norm brought on by the pandemic worldwide.
After slow start in 2020, Ducati comes through for a strong finish
The company met the pandemic challenge by increasing sales in Europe and Asia-Pacific.
Netflix tops 200 million subscribers as pandemic-time growth continues
The streaming television leader added some 8.5 million paid subscribers in the quarter to reach 203 million, topping 200 million despite recent price hikes.