Why Startups in Vietnam Are Booming

Why Startups in Vietnam Are Booming

Last updated November 1st, 2018.   Startups in Vietnam have access to all the conditions required to hatch multi-million dollar tech firms. Recently attracting large amounts of foreign investment from regional players, Vietnam’s startup scene deserves far...
Invest in Japan’s Obscure E-Commerce Sector

Invest in Japan’s Obscure E-Commerce Sector

Update for July, 2018: Shares of Start Today have more than doubled since our recommendation back in 2016. We now rate them as a hold. Stay tuned for other stock picks, and we’ll update this article if circumstances change.   E-commerce is the industry to...
E-Commerce in ASEAN: Endless Challenges

E-Commerce in ASEAN: Endless Challenges

Southeast Asia lags behind the rest of the continent in e-commerce. Despite increased focus from the authorities, it will be some time before e-commerce in ASEAN reaches the level of other places in the region. The majority of ASEAN countries are doing poorly...
Philippines GMO Ban Leaves Asia Shocked

Philippines GMO Ban Leaves Asia Shocked

New laws could halt genetically modified organism (GMO) agriculture in the Philippines. Actually, this GMO ban would stop new farming technology in Southeast Asia as a whole. That’s because the Philippines is ASEAN’s regional pioneer in the field. Back in...
3 Economic Trends in China You Should Expect

3 Economic Trends in China You Should Expect

Update for September, 2018: This post was written back in 2016 and all our predictions on economic trends in China were accurate. But we aren’t quite as bullish going forward. We’re now looking at frontier markets like Vietnam and Cambodia for stronger...