Nissan Changes Gear to Tackle Low Sales in Asia

Nissan Changes Gear to Tackle Low Sales in Asia

Always one step behind Toyota, Nissan (TYO:7201) also lags behind in sales as it desperately tries to capture the fast growing economies of emerging Asia. Deciding that it was time to shift gears and try non-traditional methods, Carlos Ghosn, CEO of Nissan, has given...
Philippines Turns to Myanmar for Rice Imports

Philippines Turns to Myanmar for Rice Imports

It’s been a rough year for rice producing countries, especially in Southeast Asia, due to the severe El Niño which is among the strongest in two decades. Production levels have dropped enough to affect global rice prices. As difficult as it may be for the...
Bureaucracy in Myanmar Still Thrives

Bureaucracy in Myanmar Still Thrives

Despite Myanmar just having its landmark elections which resulted in a landslide victory by the National League for Democracy, the country still has a long way to go. Myanmar remains one of Southeast Asia’s most notorious countries in terms corruption and...