Some of the biggest names in the Asian VC scene are flocking to the Philippines. After years of lacklustre growth, the Filipino fintech sector is undergoing a renaissance.
An uneven playing field, limited transparency in the vote-counting process and playing on voters’ fears of instability, Palang Pracharat casts shadows over Thailand’s first elections in eight years.
Unlike his predecessor, Mahathir Mohamad’s government is trying to tackle the root causes of bankruptcy. Can a government expenditure guide solve the problem?
New arrest warrants for Cambodian opposition leaders show Hun Sen’s commitment to political repression despite the threat of sanctions. The best chance at resolution may be an EU-backed dialogue between Hun Sen and exiled opposition leader Sam Rainsy.
In 2018, Singapore was ranked the most food secure country in the world by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU). The city-state, which currently produces less than 10% of its own nutritional needs, will not rest on its laurels.
Malaysia’s economy has moved on from 2009. But is there a fresh cause for concern?
In pursuit of emerging as one of the biggest economies in the world, Indonesia has been actively seeking new opportunities and stronger relations with other developing economies. The African continent represents a wealth of opportunities.
Returning Viet Kieu are using their skills and experience to boost Vietnam’s economy. Experts explain why entering the workplace can be challenging for them.
Thailand’s left will likely see significant wins in next week’s elections, despite a court ban on a key opposition party. As the varied opposition parties are still comparatively strong, the court’s ban has accomplished little but to undermine the elections in favour of preserving the status quo.
Singapore is ready for energy deregulation. A slower, more cautious approach is ensuring consumers, as well as providers, can enjoy the spoils or deregulation.