The Bank of Thailand says that changes in migration due to the pandemic could drive modernization of the agricultural sector and help to better distribute economic growth across the country.
While Indonesia and Malaysia remain publicly supportive of Palestine and refuse to establish ties with Israel, both countries have successfully pursued a secret trade and diplomatic relationship with Tel Aviv for decades.
Thailand is tentatively moving ahead with its long-anticipated plan to link the Gulf of Thailand to the Andaman Sea, making shipping between the Pacific and the Indian Ocean faster and cheaper.
Myanmar’s civil disobedience movement is powerful because it does away with the illusion that anyone but the people of Myanmar will be able to bring the country lasting peace or democracy.
Vietnam faces some of the greatest and most urgent threats from climate change of any country in the world. However, a number of new initiatives are starting to address these challenges, ranging from a national transition to green energy to a UN-backed push for sustainable urban development.
Thai Beverage is preparing to take its brewery business public on the Singapore Exchange in an IPO that could raise over US$2 billion. The firm behind Chang Beer is one of Thailand’s largest conglomerates and the IPO represents a stark contrast as the country’s economy struggles with the impacts of the pandemic and rising wealth inequality.
Special purpose acquisition companies (SPACs) have taken the US by storm and now Asia may be looking to replicate this success, with Singapore leading the way.
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China’s restrictions on overland trade and security concerns in Shan State have created challenges for Myanmar’s seafood industry, raising costs and threatening to make business unsustainable.
Amid global and regional crises sparked by COVID-19, natural disasters and geopolitical changes, Vietnam has continued to show marked success in the fight against the pandemic and in economic growth, mainly due to strong political will and drastic measures by government and citizens.