Investing in ASEAN: Best Move of the Decade?

Investing in ASEAN: Best Move of the Decade?

Moving part of your assets abroad generally leads to lower risk and higher returns. But not all global investments are equal. Ask anyone who invested in Russia or Brazil lately. These “emerging markets” aren’t emerging at all. In fact, both are now going through a...
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...
ASEAN Highway Opens: Connecting Asia’s Roads

ASEAN Highway Opens: Connecting Asia’s Roads

The ASEAN highway connecting India, Myanmar, and Thailand has opened. The move will surely strengthen trade and political cooperation among the three countries, Asian Highway No.  1 (AH 1) is the most critical part of this new highway. It runs throughout Myanmar,...
ASEAN Economy Will Be World’s 4th Largest

ASEAN Economy Will Be World’s 4th Largest

The ASEAN economy, if considered as a single entity, will be the fourth largest in the world by 2050. That’s according to Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak. Najib said ASEAN’s economy is already the world’s 7th largest. The region’s combined...