Yangon Property Market Remains Weak and Stagnant

Yangon Property Market Remains Weak and Stagnant

Ever since Myanmar opened up to the world and denounced its military dictatorship, the country benefited from increased trade and an exponential increase in foreign direct investment. This is true for all sectors and the Yangon property market is no exception. Real...
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...
Expect These 3 Economic Trends in China

Expect These 3 Economic Trends in China

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...