Asean Business File

Singtel CEO Chua Sock Koong, top row, third from right, smiles along with participants in the company's mobile app competition in Jakarta on Dec. 8. (Photo by Wataru Suzuki)

Company in focus

Singtel bolsters regional ties to leverage 570M subscribers

JAKARTA/SINGAPORE -- Representatives of tech startups from across Asia were gathered on a stage in a Jakarta hotel on Dec. 8. Bringing them together was an app-development competition sponsored by Singapore Telecommunications, whose CEO, Chua Sock Ko...

  • Singapore Post

    US acquisitions highlight company's global ambitions

    SINGAPORE -- From its origins as a postal company in a small island state, Singapore Post is forging ahead to become a powerin global e-commerce logistics. This month, the company announced it is acquiring two U.S.-based companies, TradeGlobal and Ja...

  • Total's new plant

    Singapore becomes lubricant hub

    SINGAPORE -- Total, the French oil and gas conglomerate, on Friday opened a lubricant oils-blending plant in Singapore. The company is banking on Asia's fast-growing demand for lubricant oils, with plans to double its lubricant sales in the Asia-Paci...