A round-up of how the media covered Vietnam and other countries’ decisions to ease social distancing restrictions put in place to stop the spread of COVID-19.
As COVID-19 wrecks Cambodia’s economy, workers and families face added risks from record-high levels of microfinance debt. Without income, many will be unable to repay their microloans and may lose their land or be forced further into debt.
As the coronavirus send ripples across the global economy, the regional gambling sector faces unique challenges.
Southeast Asian political and business leaders need to tackle complex issues like data privacy and transparency to bolster public trust in AI.
As Singapore pushes for bolder emissions commitments, unlocking innovative green financing solutions are more critical than ever for the country to mobilize capital for sustainable development.
Interrupted Chinese supply chains threaten to cripple Cambodia’s economy.
After a foreign researcher was forced to leave the country, the scientific community reckons with a government in Indonesia sensitive to findings that contradict the official line.
Vietnam and India were expected to benefit from the US-China trade war but could not. They should turn to each other to increase exports.
The Filipino fintech scene is poised for strong growth in 2020.
The EU tried to push Cambodia on human rights by leveraging its preferential trade program. In partially withdrawing the program, it has entered a new phase of relations with the Hun Sen government.