Thailand’s Prime Minister recently announced the end of five years of military rule. The new government is looking to the US to support its transition but Thailand’s pro-democracy groups continue to face threats and risk being brushed aside in the name of progress.
In the Australian outback, the world’s largest solar farm is in the works – and it is set to power Singapore from 4,000km away.
As the prices of Bitcoin and other crypto-currencies rally, Singapore stands to benefit from increased crypto investments.
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.
The government in the Philippines has implemented land redistribution policies for decades, but they’ve failed to reduce rural poverty rates.
Corruption in Laos is getting worse. The country’s political structure creates an environment where corruption thrives. But conversation is sewing the seeds for change.
China is pushing two of its Belt and Road development projects in Myanmar without addressing local communities’ social and environmental concerns.
In public appearances, the foul-mouthed Filipino president flits between comedian and action hero. This endears him to voters but diverts attention from an underwhelming first three-years in office.
The new EU-Vietnam free trade deal may prompt manufacturers to move operations from Thailand to Vietnam. Thailand will likely look to other markets to compensate.
Fintech startups are disrupting traditional banking across the globe. How are ASEAN’s banks responding to this crisis of obsolescence?