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    Education for life

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 25/10/2016

    » With 17 years of experience as a deputy head teacher at Shrewsbury School in the United Kingdom and 11 more years as principal at Shrewsbury International School in Bangkok, Stephen Holroyd can point to many notable successes as an administrator. But even as he prepares for a new role building the Shrewsbury brand across Asia, he remains a teacher at heart.

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    Winter is coming, still

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/01/2017

    » Following an eventful 2016 that featured seismic political shifts and numerous celebrity deaths, many of us greeted the New Year with hopes that better times lie ahead. But regardless what the fortune tellers say, 2017 could be the year of consequences, whether it's the final outcome of Brexit or the impact of a Donald Trump presidency.

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    Feeling the pulse

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 13/03/2017

    » When Tamara Ingram was named CEO of J Walter Thompson (JWT) in March last year, many in the industry cheered the fact that a big glass ceiling had finally been shattered where women in advertising are concerned.

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    Rolling out worldwide

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 15/05/2017

    » India's largest tyre maker, Apollo Tyres, has chosen the United States, the world's largest automotive market, as its next new production site after successfully establishing its brand and production facilities in Europe.

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    Reaching out from Victoria

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 18/09/2017

    » You don't meet very many Australian politicians who can speak Thai, but Philip Dalidakis, the minister for small business, innovation and trade with the Australian state of Victoria, has a lifelong connection with Thailand. It started two decades ago when he came to the northeastern province of Udon Thani as an exchange student in 1994.

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    Healthy business

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/10/2017

    » Providing incentives for people to live longer and healthier lives is not only a timely response to the growing interest in wellness, but also makes good business sense for a life insurer, say executives of AIA, where the Vitality programme is now a cornerstone of its business.

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    Double the fun

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/01/2018

    » Sailing on the equivalent of a floating Macau, viewing spectacular shows and enjoying all-day indoor and outdoor entertainment are par for the course on the new generation of cruises serving the growing Asian leisure travel market.

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    Seeds of innovation

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 22/01/2018

    » Amid rising energy and fertiliser prices, climate change and ageing farmer populations in Asia, rice farmers need to apply innovations to maximise profits and continue earning a sustainable living.

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    Asia gets its kicks

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 18/06/2018

    » There was no shortage of excitement in the world last week, what with Donald Trump and Kim Jong-un shaking hands and pledging to work toward peace on the Korean Peninsula. But the number of people tuning in to the "summit of the century" was probably eclipsed two days later when the World Cup kicked off in Russia.

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    Asia's memorable World Cup

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/07/2018

    » The World Cup approaches its semi-final round this week minus any African or Asian contenders, but Asian teams did much better than I thought they would. I do not think I was the only observer who erred on the side of pessimism before the tournament started with a record five Asian teams.

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