The single aviation market will benefit ASEAN citizens, but it is not happening fast enough.
Articles by Joelyn Chan
Limited by its infrastructure and talent shortage, Vietnam is unable to fully cash in on the benefits offered by the Sino-US trade war.
As millennials inherit their parents’ wealth, banks and fintech firms are scrambling to reshape wealth management and investing.
As technological development outpaces the rate at which candidates are trained, Singapore’s fintech firms are struggling to find the right person for the job.
Vietnam’s male-dominated political and business landscapes have made little progress in improving economic opportunities for women. Despite the structural and societal challenges, the entrepreneurial spirit of Vietnamese women remains undeterred.
Land-scarce Singapore ranks among the top three most densely populated countries in the world. As it prepares for further population growth, the city-state is exploring new strategies to address overcrowding.
With more joint maritime drills with the US and China, ASEAN nations may find themselves financially stretched. However, the strategic benefits may outweigh the financial injections.
Come 2020, most of ASEAN’s citizens could find themselves paying more for digital services. Indonesia is the latest ASEAN nation to draft new tax legislation on online products and services.
Fast and transparent cross-border payment systems will change the habits of businesses and consumers. Digital payment providers should seize the opportunity to expand their market reach.
To grow, ASEAN needs its human capital. However, humans are not robots that can work without rest. Artificial Intelligence (AI) could boost worker happiness in ASEAN while achieving the growth desired.