Australia rises to second most popular Asia-Pacific HQ destination

Between 2015 and 2016, the number of headquarter projects going into Australia increased by 46.66%, equating to a market share of 18.18%

Securing Employees’ Financial Futures in Asia

Employees in Asia worry about their future financial state; and one in four say financial problems negatively impact their lives.

Asia Update: Top Five Stories for the Week

Asia update. In Thailand, the connection between the film and revolution is much more overt—several student protesters have been detained for using a three-finger salute, a symbol of resistance in the movie.

Thailand most dangerous destination for Australian travelers

Thailand is one of the nation’s favourite overseas holiday destinations – but the popular family playground has a darker side. Figures reveal the South-East Asian kingdom is the deadliest destination for Aussies.

Australia Feels the Sting of China Slowdown

The move by Australia’s central bank to lower interest rates from October 3 is the latest sign of pessimism about the prospects of the China-led resources boom.

Obama’s Trip hints at US focus on Asia

On his first foreign trip since Tuesday’s election, US President Barack Obama is planning a historic visit to encourage reforms in Burma – seen as a key success during his first term – and he’ll also go to Thailand and Cambodia.

European wheat futures reach new highs

European wheat futures rose for a sixth straight session to set new contract highs on Wednesday, supported by a sharp rise in US futures in Chicago and buying linked to hopes of brisk European exports.

Thailand and Indonesia to drive Southeast Asia solar market

Total cumulative solar installations in Southeast Asia are forecast to reach almost 5GW by 2016, according to IMS Research analysis on the solar markets in Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Vietnam, Singapore and the Philippines.