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  • BUSINESS

    Paths to innovation

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 18/02/2019

    » Creative ideas do not necessarily have to spring from the vision of a single person; many innovative solutions emerge as a result of collaborative effort. Not every company can have an Elon Musk but companies can certainly create an innovative culture that can foster its own army of innovative soldiers.

  • OPINION

    Araibi case: own goals all round

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 11/02/2019

    » The contention that Thailand would not have been involved in the controversial case of Hakeem al-Araibi had it not received a red alert notice from Australian Interpol sounded ridiculous when I first heard it. Why would Australia issue an arrest warrant for a person it had granted asylum to?

  • BUSINESS

    Perilous journeys

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 11/02/2019

    » On Jan 12, a fishing boat carrying more than 100 Indian migrants -- the precise number is not known -- left the Munambam harbour in Kerala. Its destination was New Zealand, more than 11,000 kilometres away.

  • BUSINESS

    Citizenship snag

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 11/02/2019

    » Kanwar Lal, Gyan Chand and Akbar Ram Jaipal swear by Prime Minister Narendra Modi and his Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).


  • BUSINESS

    Greener rice

    Asia focus, Apinya Wipatayotin, Published on 11/02/2019

    » Drive northwest of Siem Reap for about 90 minutes and you will arrive at a large grassland conservation site in Kampong Thom province that is a paradise for bird lovers, who can see as many as 100 bird species there. Villages near the Northern Tonle Sap Protected Landscape benefit from birdwatching tourism organised by non-governmental organisations, which share some of their income with the communities to be used for conservation.

  • BUSINESS

    Japan's new foreign worker policy faces challenges

    Asia focus, Nithi Kaveevivitchai, Published on 11/02/2019

    » Japan last year recorded its biggest population decline, as its birthrate shrank for the 37th consecutive year. The implications are dire for the workforce, and so the country is gearing up to accept more foreign workers in hopes of rejuvenating its economy. Nevertheless, hurdles remain.

  • BUSINESS

    Lamborghini races toward revival in Thai market

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 04/02/2019

    » The Italian luxury automobile maker Lamborghini expects a rapid recovery in Thailand with a new partnership, a new facility and a new model, while global sales continue to rise despite economic concerns.

  • BUSINESS

    Plugged in at the top

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 04/02/2019

    » Nissan Motor of Japan aims to maintain its top position in electric vehicle (EV) sales with the launch of the second-generation Leaf in key Asia Pacific markets and the all-new Leaf e+ in Japan this year.

  • OPINION

    Avoiding trade-war fallout

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 04/02/2019

    » The United States and China ended their latest round of trade talks in Washington on a hopeful note last week, but negotiators are still racing against a March 1 deadline when US tariffs on US$200 million in Chinese goods will rise unless a deal is reached.

  • BUSINESS

    'Suukyinomics' taking hold

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 04/02/2019

    » Myanmar's civilian leader Aung San Suu Kyi has relaunched the government's drive for economic development based on attracting foreign investment, streamlining bureaucratic procedures, improving infrastructure and utilising the enthusiasm and skills of the country's youth.

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