ASEAN High Speed Rail Will Boost Laos Economy

ASEAN High Speed Rail Will Boost Laos Economy

Last updated September 14th, 2018.   Laos is set to gain from an ASEAN high speed rail system that will link Thailand with China. The line will connect the southern Chinese city of Kunming to Bangkok, passing through the Laotian capital of Vientiane on the way....
Low Oil Prices: Huge Threat to Malaysia Economy

Low Oil Prices: Huge Threat to Malaysia Economy

Last updated November 16th, 2018.   Falling commodity prices remain a huge problem for the Malaysia economy, Southeast Asia’s third biggest. Some of the country’s major exports such as palm oil, tin, and crude oil are hovering near four-year lows. The Bloomberg...
Why China Manufacturing is Uncompetitive

Why China Manufacturing is Uncompetitive

Last updated August 26th, 2018.   China usually comes to mind when Asia’s economic growth is mentioned – and for good reasons. China is now the world’s largest exporter and manufacturer by a wide margin. With that said, several factors point to a lack of...