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  • BUSINESS

    Steering startups

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 04/11/2019

    » James Tan dropped out of school before his final year at National University of Singapore (NUS) during the first dot-com boom to chase his entrepreneurship dream. He did not regret the decision at all. In the end, he says, we only regret the chances we didn't take, and life is too short to wake up full of regrets.

  • BUSINESS

    Data-led finance

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 28/10/2019

    » Great opportunities exist for Southeast Asian companies now embarking on the third generation of digitisation to unlock the value of all their data, according to the international consultancy Accenture.

  • BUSINESS

    Playing it cool

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/09/2019

    » When it comes to sports, skiing and skating are the last activities anyone associates with Southeast Asia. Outside of a few indoor skating rinks in big cities, the only ice you'll find is in drinks. And as for snow, it's non-existent except at the highest reaches of remote and forbidding Hkakabo Razi in northern Myanmar.

  • BUSINESS

    Good as gold

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/09/2019

    » It is common knowledge among traders that when geopolitical tensions rise, so too does the price of gold as it is considered a safe haven compared with other investments. But Robin Lee believes gold trading shouldn't be limited only to deep-pocketed market professionals. In his view, it is a good tool for anyone interested in saving.

  • BUSINESS

    Tourism trap

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/07/2019

    » Southeast Asia is home to some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, making the region a tourism magnet. But truly unspoiled beaches are getting harder to find outside of Instagram.

  • WORLD

    Skill shortage

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 03/10/2016

    » The shortage of skilled labour and skills gaps have plagued Southeast Asian nations for many years, preventing economies from reaching their full potential. Greater labour mobility under the Asean Economic Community (AEC) was supposed to be the solution but little progress has been made so far.

  • BUSINESS

    Making musical waves

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 25/02/2019

    » Many people associate a cruise holiday with being in a floating hotel, with buffet lines and various forms of entertainment and recreation, plus the obligatory port calls for shopping. As for the passengers … well, grey is the dominant hair colour.

  • BUSINESS

    Dying and dignity

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 21/01/2019

    » In rapidly ageing Asian countries, a growing number of people are starting to worry about what their old age will be like. Medical advances may make it possible for us to live to 100, but what if the last decades of life are filled with infirmity, pain and suffering?

  • BUSINESS

    Screen grab

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 17/12/2018

    » How many people these days watch TV with one eye on the big screen and the other on their smartphone? Quite a lot, but reaching this "multiscreening" audience effectively is a growing challenge for marketers.

  • BUSINESS

    Top of the list

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 12/11/2018

    » Mention the word blockchain, and the first thing most people think of is cryptocurrency. But the reality is that the potential applications for distributed ledger technology (DLT) go far beyond bitcoin and its peers.

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