Philippines Introduces New Economic Zone Authority Visa for Foreigners

The PEZA applications are processed within 10 business days (from the previous time of 1 month) and the visa is valid for up to two years with the option of renewing once for another two years, for a maximum validity period of four years.

Energy transition and emerging markets

The push for carbon neutrality and improved environmental sustainability places a unique set of pressures on emerging markets. The essential question is: how can such economies fulfil their economic potential while at the same time striving for net zero?

Asia’s consumer class is growing fast. This chart shows how

Between the years 2020 and 2030, almost 76 million Indonesians will join the so-called consumer class, a group of people who spend more than $11 (in 2011 PPP dollars) per day. This will cause the country to become the fourth biggest consumer market in the world behind the giants of the field – China, India and the United States.

Duterte Harry, the life and crimes of an elected Philippine president

‘Duterte Harry’ is the first published biography of the Philippine president, and tells of his lifelong addiction to killing. It is a chilling account of what can happen when unbridled populism goes unchecked.

Does Philippine Licensing Problems Offer an Opportunity to Thailand?

This regulatory regime has produced significant income for the country and continues to play a vital role in the Philippines economy.

Exploring The Philippines Special Economic Zones

The Netherlands, Japan, Singapore, the US, and, more recently, South Korea, have been the top sources of investment in the Philippine SEZs.

Data-friendly YouTube Go comes out in beta in Thailand, Malaysia, Vietnam, and the Philippines

One of the app’s key features tackling the data issue is an offline viewing mode, allowing users to first download video over Wi-Fi before hitting the road