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Southeast Asia Is Best Explored by Water

Southeast Asia Is Best Explored by Water

Old-School Elegance Think of the Strand Cruise down the Irrawaddy River as an extension of its name-sake Strand Hotel, but afloat. With only 50 passengers, there’s plenty of room on deck for sundowners. The Wild Side On Windstar’s Star Legend, sailing from Singapore to Hong Kong, you can visit orangutans in Malaysia’s Semenggoh Wildlife Center […]

SE Asia survey sheds light on attitude towards extremism

SE Asia survey sheds light on attitude towards extremism

•Muslims in the Philippines are far more receptive to violent methods to defend their religion as compared with those in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia, according to a regional survey on susceptibility to extremism conducted between September last year and February this year. Malaysia-based opinion research house Merdeka Center released the findings yesterday on the four […]

Google-Temasek report finds that affordable mobile internet is driving e-commerce in Southeast Asia

Google-Temasek report finds that affordable mobile internet is driving e-commerce in Southeast Asia

The report predicted that Southeast Asia’s internet economy is expected to grow to $240 billion by 2025. That number is $40 billion more than a previous estimate the companies made in 2016. By the end of 2018, the region’s internet economy is predicted to be about $72 billion. Several years ago, there was a concern […]

Asia Summit Bust Up Explained: Balance of Power Special Edition

Asia Summit Bust Up Explained: Balance of Power Special Edition

Asia Summit Bust Up Explained: Balance of Power Special Edition  Bloomberg Fareed Zakaria: Trump’s absence at Asia summits another sign of retreat  Boulder Daily Camera Full coverage Source link

Istanbul to host Asia-Pacific trade chambers meeting

Istanbul to host Asia-Pacific trade chambers meeting

ISTANBUL – Anadolu Agency Istanbul next week will host the Confederation of Asia-Pacific Chambers of Commerce and Industry (CACCI) 32nd annual conference. The two-day event, which starts on Friday, is being co-organized by the CACCI and the Turkish Union of Chambers and Commodity Exchanges (TOBB) under the auspices of the Turkish Presidency. The conference is […]

Toys 'R' Us sells Asia operations and keeps Japan business alive

Toys 'R' Us sells Asia operations and keeps Japan business alive

TOKYO — Bankrupt U.S.-based retailer Toys “R” Us will sell its roughly 85% stake in its Asian business to a regional joint-venture partner and creditors, the Asian unit said Friday. The relatively healthy Japanese operations will continue running. The deal transfers an additional 6% stake to Hong Kong-based partner Fung Retailing to make it Toys […]

Chip Stock Carnage Seeps Into Asia With $8.4 Billion Lost

Chip Stock Carnage Seeps Into Asia With $8.4 Billion Lost

Chip Stock Carnage Seeps Into Asia With $8.4 Billion Lost  Bloomberg Full coverage Source link

Shares in Asia mainly gain; pound strengthens amid progress on proposed Brexit deal

Shares in Asia mainly gain; pound strengthens amid progress on proposed Brexit deal

Shares in Asia mainly gain; pound strengthens amid progress on proposed Brexit deal  CNBC Full coverage Source link

“We help companies not represented in Asia minimize losses when their produce is rejected”

“We help companies not represented in Asia minimize losses when their produce is rejected”

No one looks forward to complications when it comes to fresh produce exports, but sometimes they’re unavoidable. Whether it’s due to incorrect sizes, wrong packaging or flat-out rotten produce, there are many reasons for importers to reject fruits & vegetables. For exporters, it is vital to have someone at the receiving end able to collect, […]

Preparing Asia for the next financial crisis

Preparing Asia for the next financial crisis

Author: Yasuto Watanabe, AMRO The continued challenges of a changing economic environment are not new to the ASEAN+3 region, which consists of the 10 ASEAN members plus China (including Hong Kong), Japan and Korea. The region has weathered several external shocks in the past decade, including the global financial crisis in 2008 and episodes of […]

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