The World Economic Forum
As automation gathers pace and its costs plummet, cheap labour will no longer remain a sustainable and effective strategy for attracting investment in manufacturing
ASEAN’s ability to participate and thrive in the new era of digital economy and trade doesn’t just depend upon building future skills, but on developing the right skills right now
While Singapore and Brunei have high GDP per capita, Laos, Cambodia and Myanmar lag far behind in terms of economic growth and modernization. The region needs to have an authentic discourse on…
Unicorns – privately owned tech start-ups with a value of more than $1 billion – are powerful forces of disruption, wherever they are found.
While Bangkok is the most popular destination overall - with 19.4 million visitors last year - those visitors spent just under half of what was spent in Dubai.
While the US is currently the world’s largest economy, in purchasing-power terms China is expected to overtake it in 2016, according to the International Monetary Fund
In some countries, like Japan, the population is ageing rapidly, and the labor force is shrinking. In others, like the Philippines, young people are flooding the job market in search of work
Vague commitments by the US, coupled with offers of billions of dollars in investments by cash-rich China, have the potential to disrupt the usual order of things in Asia.
The World Health Organization (WHO) estimates almost 2 billion adults – more than a quarter of the global population – are overweight or obese.
Even though the B&R’s initial objective was to rebuild the ancient land network that connects China to Europe via Central Asia, it has subsequently gone beyond that to include building highways,…