economy

Tackling Obesity in Asia Pacific

The recent promising clinical trial results of Wegovey, an obesity drug, has sent its manufacturer's share soaring, indicating the business potential in obesity treatment and prevention.
A Major Day for Democracy as Indonesia Goes to the Polls

A Major Day for Democracy as Indonesia Goes to the Polls

Indonesia's recent market trends indicate a resilient, cautiously optimistic economic landscape. Its upcoming election is one to watch for investors and businesses.
Sandpiper Health Announces Senior Appointments

Sandpiper Health Announces Senior Appointments

Sandpiper has announced the appointment of Eddie Morton and Vincent Pung as Deputy Leads of its specialist healthcare consultancy, Sandpiper Health.
Davos Do’s, Don’ts and the Themes of the 2024 Meeting

Davos Do’s, Don’ts and the Themes of the 2024 Meeting

Our top tips for communicators, marketeers and policymakers looking for their organisation and leadership to shape the debate and to have an impact at Davos 2024.
Top Trends to Shape Healthcare in 2024

Top Trends to Shape Healthcare in 2024

2024 is bringing a new set of changes, challenges, and opportunities to Asia Pacific’s healthcare sector. Shifting demographics, social changes, and new technologies such as cell and gene therapies, bio-inductive implants, and AI-assisted discovery are expected to reshape the industry.
Ripples, Fizzles, and Other Challenges: An Outlook for Asia-Pacific in 2024

Ripples, Fizzles, and Other Challenges: An Outlook for Asia-Pacific in 2024

The challenges faced by globalisation are evolving in real time. For those concentrating on Asia-Pacific, here are the top three worth-noting development.
Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

The 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will kick off in San Francisco in November, bringing together world leaders, ministers and senior officials from the 21 Member Economies of APEC - representing between them some 40 per cent of the world’s population, and nearly 50 per cent of global trade.
Money Messaging: PR for Financial Services

Money Messaging: PR for Financial Services

Financial Services firms have a unique set of communications challenges. and need well thought-out approaches to cut through, stay relevant and build trust.
Building Trust in Tech: Strong Brand Equity in Turbulent Times

Rebuilding Trust in Tech: Strong Brand Equity in Turbulent Times

As trust in the tech industry has dropped to an all-time low, tech companies must communicate their vision and purpose more than ever to regain trust in their brands.
Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan

Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan

Decision-making, Factionalism, and Government Relations in Japan January 2024 This article is part of Sandpiper’s Public Affairs Tracker content series on government relations in Asia-Pacific. Here, […]
Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

Preview of APEC Economic Leader’s Week

The 2023 APEC Economic Leaders’ Week will kick off in San Francisco in November, bringing together world leaders, ministers and senior officials from the 21 Member Economies of APEC - representing between them some 40 per cent of the world’s population, and nearly 50 per cent of global trade.
How Can Businesses Be Involved in Policymaking That May Impact Their Business

How Can Businesses Be Involved in Policymaking That May Impact Their Business

In recent years, the government has stepped up efforts to make policy formulation more transparent and to provide businesses with the opportunity to participate in the process
Hong Kong’s post-COVID economic divergence and Singapore’s balanced act

Hong Kong’s Post-COVID Economic Divergence and Singapore’s Balanced Act

A close look at the Hong Kong's recent bilateral trade development and the implications to the businesses in Asia Pacific and beyond.
Davos – the litmus test of the global mood

Davos – the litmus test of the global mood

Rapidly rising inflation, domestic cost of living crisis, energy security, de-globalisation and the spectre of recession were the themes...
Public Affairs Tracker: Bolstering Singapore’s Workforce Skills for the Future Economy

Public Affairs Tracker: Bolstering Singapore’s Workforce Skills for the Future Economy

Businesses need to boost capabilities to create new in-demand jobs, transform current job roles and upskill employees to be future ready...
Public Affairs Tracker: Singapore’s Priorities in 2022, and How Businesses Must Adapt

Public Affairs Tracker: Singapore’s Priorities in 2022, and How Businesses Must Adapt

Public Affairs Tracker: Singapore’s Priorities in 2022, and How Businesses Must Adapt By Hetty Musfirah, Account Director in Singapore. Hetty has more than 14 years of […]