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  • BUSINESS

    Taste of Taiwan

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 12/11/2018

    » Nam Linh, a professional MC from Hanoi, has made it his life's goal to visit one foreign country each year. He added Taiwan to his list in mid-October. South Korea was his first overseas experience when he want there as an exchange student at age 15. Since then he has travelled to Laos, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, and last year to China.

  • BUSINESS

    Programming with passion

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 23/07/2018

    » Rebecca Parsons loves the great outdoors, whether it's exploring the Dalmatian Coast in southern Croatia, the Galapagos Islands or the upper Amazon, to get an up-close look at a fascinating ecosystem.

  • BUSINESS

    At home in Asean

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 05/02/2018

    » The first thing that impressed me about Hideaki Iwasaki, country director for the Thailand Resident Mission of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), was his fluent English. I assumed it was the result of his educational background.

  • BUSINESS

    The world on his plate

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

    » At the age of 71, Adirek Sripratak shows no signs of slowing down. The former president and CEO of Charoen Pokphand Foods Plc (CPF) officially became chairman in March, but he is still travelling far and wide in search of new markets and merger and acquisition (M&A) opportunities for one of the world's leading protein food companies.

  • BUSINESS

    TPP dividend foreseen

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 29/08/2016

    » The Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP), the gigantic free-trade agreement signed by 12 countries including the United States, has brightened the outlook of American businesses in Southeast Asia as they expect it to spur more US trade and investment in the region.

  • NEWS

    Korean businesses tune in to Asean opportunities

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 18/07/2016

    » Amid growing awareness about the Asean Economic Community (AEC), member states are being encouraged to further strengthen their integration to draw interest from Korean companies that are exploring more opportunities in the region.

  • OPINION

    Adjusting to the new world of work

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 08/04/2019

    » Waking up on my first morning in Las Vegas, where the time is 14 hours behind Thailand, was not easy. Cup of coffee in hand, I walked past a group of senior citizens wearing red long-sleeved T-shirts outside a large conference hall. They were event ambassadors, hired to welcome and guide participants from all over the world, and the sight of their smiling faces helped to bring me awake. What a pleasant start to the day: I get to experience human interaction and some seniors have a chance to earn extra income, I was telling myself.

  • BUSINESS

    Virtuous circle

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 20/08/2018

    » The ever-growing population coupled with lifestyle shifts have put our planet at risk as natural resources dwindle. Meanwhile, wasteful production and consumption behaviours have resulted in growing pollution and other environmental challenges.

  • BUSINESS

    Hong Kong's new mission

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 28/05/2018

    » Hong Kong's developed financial market, strategic location and increasing government budget for innovation and technology could further enhance the territory's capacity to help mobilise funds to support sustainable development globally.

  • BUSINESS

    Putting youth to work

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 07/05/2018

    » Given the reality of ageing populations in many countries, most people assume that finding a job should not be that difficult for young people. However, youth unemployment and underemployment remain stubbornly high for a number of reasons.

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