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    Learning with the best

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 19/11/2018

    » Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), known for its science and technology programmes, aims to use Bangkok as a springboard to build an Asean talent pool through collaboration with King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL).


    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.


    Better to give ...

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 03/07/2017

    » Asians are generous by nature when it comes to donating to worthy causes. Religious giving is mostly informal but is often the starting point for philanthropy on a broader scale in Taiwan, China, India, Myanmar, Singapore and other countries.


    3D Vision

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 26/06/2017

    » If you asked the CEO of an energy company if it was ready to go green, or why, you might expect a careful and diplomatic response, or maybe an explanation based on the business case for such a move. But that's not the sort of reply you'll hear from Isabelle Kocher.


    Online trading evangelist

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 12/06/2017

    » It was quite a leap from a home-cleaning business to foreign-exchange trading, but Mario Singh has since channeled his curiosity and enthusiasm for the world of currencies into a rewarding career as a high-profile investor and educator. Now one of the prominent forex analysts and trading coaches in Southeast Asia, the founder of the online brokerage Fullerton Markets loves sharing his insights with others.

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    Game on in Asean

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 13/02/2017

    » Asean governments, especially in Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, are providing significant support to game designers, aiming to attract talent to develop an industry that is booming alongside demand for mobile games in China.


    Facing down China

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 01/04/2019

    » Repression at home, assertiveness in disputed territory on its doorstep, and expansion of soft power, economic and technological influence worldwide have all become hallmarks of confident China in the 21st century.


    Connected to win

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

    » Flying over the Hong Kong-Zhuhai-Macau Bridge gives you the best perspective on the growing links between the semi-autonomous region and China. Among them is the US$11-billion Guangshengang rail line that connects Hong Kong with the mainland's high-speed network.


    Trade dominates Asean+3 concerns

    Business, Erich Parpart, Published on 09/05/2018

    » Manila: The Asean+3 (China, Japan and South Korea) countries want a commitment in terms of multilateral trade to maintain trading growth among member states.


    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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