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    The future of rice production

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 29/10/2018

    » Rice, one of the world's most important staple foods, is now facing a challenging time with increasing competition for dwindling resources such as land and water, unpredictable climate, farm labour shortages and lack of technical expertise.

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    Banking on transformation

    Asia focus, Chiratas Nivatpumin, Published on 19/11/2018

    » The rise of blockchain technology, quantum computing, artificial intelligence (AI) and digital currencies will completely transform how banks operate in the future, according to William Winters, group chief executive for Standard Chartered Bank.

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    A safercyber world

    Asia focus, Published on 03/09/2018

    » E-commerce and other digital services are becoming a part of mainstream life in Southeast Asia, part of a transformation that is driving strong economic growth. But the advances are not universal and the system is still not nearly as secure as it should be.

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    Year of turbulence

    Asia focus, Published on 31/12/2018

    » Two unpredictable men with weird haircuts and access to nuclear weapons had a friendly chat in Singapore -- and that was just one of the many noteworthy stories of 2018. Elsewhere in Asia, we witnessed some surprising political developments (Malaysia) and not-so-surprising ones (Cambodia), along with what seemed to be a disturbingly high number of natural disasters. Many see the latter as a manifestation of the growing impact of climate change, and it's a debate that is bound to intensify in the year ahead. Below, Asia Focus looks back on the eventful year now ending.

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    Seeding green growth

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 18/06/2018

    » Sustainability and planning for climate change have become mainstream components of economic planning globally as the world has witnessed the adverse impacts of irresponsible growth pathways.

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    Reform on the menu

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 05/06/2017

    » Southeast Asia faces challenges of food security and nutrition as population growth and rising affluence increase food demand and competition for resources. Longer-term challenges include changes in consumption patterns, volatile food prices, climate change impact, conversion of agricultural land to industrial uses, and migration of labour from rural to urban areas.

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    Bangkok among world's 20 'most dynamic' cities

    Business, Published on 25/01/2019

    » Bangkok has maintained its position among the world's 20 most dynamic cities, ranking 18th in the sixth City Momentum Index published by the property consultancy JLL.

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    Value-based care

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 10/09/2018

    » Asia Pacific is on track to becoming one of the oldest regions in the world in the next few decades with an elderly population approaching 923 million. However, most governments are still underprepared for the social and economic consequences of this rapid demographic shift.

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    Impressive catch

    Asia focus, Ismira Lutfia Tisnadibrata, Published on 30/04/2018

    » Indonesia is reaping the results of its aggressive crackdown on illegal, unreported and unregulated (IUU) fishing that began in late 2014, with figures and research showing that the effort is paying off.

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    The digitally skilled will shape our future

    Business, Published on 02/03/2018

    » The theme for this year's World Economic Forum (WEF) meeting was "Creating a Shared Future in a Fractured World". During four intensive days in Davos, government and business leaders discussed what a shared future means for everyone and engaged in debate as to how we can achieve it.

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