Lee Yen Nee is a correspondent for CNBC digital based in Singapore, covering a range of business topics from around the region, including banks and macroeconomics. She is no stranger to the business reporting scene, having worked previously at Thomson Reuters and Singapore's daily newspaper TODAY.
Advances in scientific research should help to locate missing MH370, which vanished more than three years ago, Malaysia Airlines CEO Peter Bellew says.
The increase in home buying activity in Singapore has boosted demand for loans, which may be a key earnings driver for the country's three banks this year.
Malaysia's improving economy and strengthening currency have attracted foreign investors, experts said at the Invest Malaysia 2017 conference on Thursday.
Some experts said they expected the BOJ to lower its inflation forecast in a continued battle with stubbornly weak price growth.
The greenback will receive support from a pick up in inflation and markets pricing in more interest rate hikes, JPMorgan Asset Management said Wednesday.
Documents showed the government signed a $2.39 million lease for a 3,475 sq ft military office that supports the White House, the WSJ said.
The vessel was believe to be there to observe a missile defense system test, CNN reported Friday.
Credit Suisse turns more optimistic on Southeast Asian banks as the region's domestic demand will drive growth even as exports soften for the rest of 2017.
Compared to a year ago, investors now realize that a few cyclical bumps will not derail China's overall prospects, UBS CEO Sergio Ermotti told CNBC.