China is Overrated: Investing in ASEAN is Better

China is Overrated: Investing in ASEAN is Better

China went through a massive transformation after it began opening up in the late-1970s. It’s gone from being one of the poorest countries in Asia to the world’s second biggest economy and most important manufacturer. There was a time, not too long ago,...
Things to Know When Hiring Contractors in Asia

Things to Know When Hiring Contractors in Asia

More investors are choosing to buy real estate in Asia. Population growth and urbanization rates are generally far higher in Asian cities than in the west. As a result, centrally located properties will see strong appreciation over the long term. But the best...
These 3 Countries Have Been Recession Proof

These 3 Countries Have Been Recession Proof

I should start this article off by clarifying there’s no such thing as a truly recession proof country. This should be obvious. Every investment has its risks. Anywhere can plunge into a recession with little notice. With that said, a few places have managed to...
Best Currency in Asia: It’s Not What You Think

Best Currency in Asia: It’s Not What You Think

Currencies around the world have depreciated against the U.S. Dollar for the past few years. It hasn’t been limited to just several countries or regions either. The Pound, Euro, Yen, Yuan, and almost everything else are now significantly lower compared to the...
These 3 Emerging Markets are Hardly Growing

These 3 Emerging Markets are Hardly Growing

The word “emerging market” brings to mind a country growing faster than most others. These economies are typically seeing strong population growth, greater foreign investment, and improved infrastructure. All these things help emerging markets,...
How to Invest in Thailand, and Should You?

How to Invest in Thailand, and Should You?

Thailand is often the first stop for people visiting Asia. Its capital of Bangkok is the world’s most touristed country with more than 21 million visitors last year. As such, many people getting their first glimpse of emerging economies in Asia wonder how to...
Reasons You Should Invest in Asia Right Now

Reasons You Should Invest in Asia Right Now

People sometimes ask why I started a firm solely dedicated to investing in Asia. After all, why is it necessarily better to invest in Asia than elsewhere? Why shouldn’t there be an “InvestEuropean” if there’s an “InvestAsian”? I...
Nissan Tackles Low Sales and Bad Business in Asia

Nissan Tackles Low Sales and Bad Business in Asia

Nissan (TYO:7201), always behind Nissan, also lags behind in sales as it tries to capture emerging Asia. Deciding that it was time to shift gears and try non-traditional methods, Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan, has given the green light to buy a 34% controlling...