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Jan 05, 2020
  • Business must adapt to a rapidly growing middle class changing consumer behaviour and profiles.
  • Policy-makers must find ways to make the region's growth sustainable.
  • Poverty and a lack of infrastructure add to the challenges of digital and labour transformation brought by the Fourth Industrial...
  • Dec 25, 2019

    The Lao government is seeking input from academic and other research to help formulate strategies for poverty alleviation after acknowledging that it is only making slow progress. The Poverty Reduction Fund (PRF) under the country’s ministry of Agriculture and forestry has initiated the research concept on...

    Dec 02, 2019

    In the global rankings of the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which assesses the performance of 15-year-olds in mathematics, reading and science, Singapore took the top spot in all three categories. In 2016, in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Singapore’s...

    Nov 22, 2019

    When the man who invented passwords says it’s time to move on, it probably is. Four years ago, Fernando Corbato, who invented the first computer password in the 1960s, said that passwords had become "a nightmare”. Considering that his creation was not intended for the web, how data breaches have shaped the digital...

    Nov 21, 2019

    The motorcycle-based ride-hailing app Angkas is redefining the way Filipinos get around the Metro. With over three million app downloads and 27,000 registered drivers, it has become an increasingly popular mode of transport thanks to its efficiency and relative affordability.

    Nov 21, 2019

    Modernizing your brand can help you find success in many different ways. When you are able to stay current and embrace the latest trends and technology, you can streamline the business operation, reduce costs, free up time for your staff, and even improve the quality of the prod-uct/service that you provide. Times...

    Oct 25, 2019

    In the IMD Smart City Index 2019, Taipei was only one of two Asian cities to rank in the top 10, finishing seventh among the 102 cities surveyed. Why did it rank so high and what factors could derail its success in the future?

    The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne released...

    Oct 11, 2019

    Networking is one of the most effective ways to build a business. Meet people you've never met before. There was a time when networking is started and done face to face. However, during these periods when technology is our 'best friend,' networking is started online. The Internet has made networking so much easier...

    Oct 02, 2019

    Women in jobs or seeking work in the Philippines made up less than half the female working-age population over the last two decades, mainly owing to social expectations that they will care for homes and children, according a study commissioned by the National Economic and Development Authority.

    Filipinas are...

    Sep 30, 2019

    There’s an increasing focus on eSports in schools which will shape the education market! Tointegrate technology and to make learning more attractive to today’s students, schools establish game-based learning in classrooms. Game-based learning, or gamification, refers to the teacher’s use of video games or physical...

    Sep 30, 2019

    When we move to a new house, there is a buzz of excitement as we decorate the walls and paint the ceiling - hours are spend imagining how to make our home beautiful and unique. After a few years, we stop investing time and energy in the appearance and functionality of our property and it can begin to look tired and...

    Sep 18, 2019

    Opening September 19 in Singapore, global and regional leaders address trends, innovations, and disruptions at the forefront of the regional agenda

    SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 1,500 international leaders in finance, business, government, technology, philanthropy, academia, and media from dozens of...

    Sep 16, 2019

    Although medical care facilities and services have a vast number of quality checks to ensure that each patient receives the best treatment possible for their condition, it is still possible that your treatment that can wrong. This can be due to a number of factors, including human error and negligence, and can have...

    Sep 04, 2019

    Like many areas in life, good communication is vital to success in the world of business. When a company communicates efficiently it can increase productivity, streamline work processes, and keep everyone on the same page at all times. Despite this, it can actually be challenging to communicate effectively in the...

    Aug 23, 2019

    The American Universities still hold a highly integral position when it comes to the academic excellence they offer. A majority of students enrolled in US colleges are from other countries. The study conducted in 2017 states that among the overall college...

    Aug 19, 2019

    SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global market research company Euromonitor International shared insights how Korean beauty companies have successfully exported their culture and businesses in its recent webinar “K-Beauty and Its Influence on K-Food”. The webinar explores marketing strategies and how the K-food...

    Aug 01, 2019

    Thailand’s state-owned Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) will start distributing its first batch of home-made cannabis oil on August 7, 2019, to selected hospitals in the country with specially licensed doctors.

    With that step, Thailand has become the first and only country in Southeast Asia to...

    Jul 30, 2019

    Indonesia’s sinking capital Jakarta, home to about ten million people, as soon as possible needs a sea wall to prevent getting submerged, the country’s President Joko Widodo told AP in an interview.

    Widodo said that speedy construction of such a wall is necessary to push through the slow-moving and...

    Jul 23, 2019

    Leading producers in the industry explore how to meet the needs of the ‘Netflix generation’.

    The publishing industry faces massive challenges and opportunities as sales of printed works decline while digital offerings grow explosively.

    The International Publishing Forum, jointly organised by the Hong...

    Jun 28, 2019

    The way that you manage your business will have a massive impact on its overall success. Be a bad manager, and your workforce isn’t going to feel motivated to work for you. Show yourself to be a good manager, on the other hand, however, and you’ll be sure to see your business’s productivity levels soar through the...

    Jun 21, 2019

    Around 1.7 billion people globally are still unbanked – either having no proper savings or access to credit - according to the 2017 Global Findex Database. In Southeast Asia, only 27% of adults have formal bank accounts and only 33% of businesses have access to proper financing. While the region has been growing...

    May 29, 2019

    Four out of ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, improved their ranking in this year’s World Competitiveness Ranking compiled by International Institute for Management Development of Switzerland, one of the most recognised such lists.