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  • BUSINESS

    The end of Chinese exceptionalism?

    Asia focus, Published on 01/10/2018

    » From Argentina to Turkey and from South Africa to Indonesia, emerging markets are once again being roiled by financial turbulence. But let us not lose sight of the biggest and potentially most problematic of them all: China.

  • BUSINESS

    Property pressure

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 01/10/2018

    » Last year, the New Zealand government banned foreigners from buying existing homes to make property more affordable for its citizens. In June this year, it softened its stance to allow non-residents to own up to 60% of large, new apartment buildings.

  • BUSINESS

    Seeking a balance

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 01/10/2018

    » As returns in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan and New Zealand shrink in the face of high demand and increased restrictions, real-estate investors in Asia are looking for new places to go, with Malaysia and Thailand among their targets.

  • OPINION

    Putting plastic in its place

    Asia focus, Nareerat Wiriyapong, Published on 01/10/2018

    » Plastic pollution is one of the major environmental challenges of our time. Statistics show that approximately a third of plastic packaging finds its way into the natural environment. Plastic waste often enters oceans through rivers and waterways.

  • BUSINESS

    Myanmar business mood darkens amid Rakhine outrage

    Asia focus, Larry Jagan, Published on 24/09/2018

    » Myanmar is stepping up efforts to attract foreign investment and spur economic development. A diplomatic offensive to improve the country's tarnished international image is part of the campaign, but western companies are not being swayed.

  • BUSINESS

    Education in the age of automation

    Asia focus, Lee Jong-wha, Published on 24/09/2018

    » As digital technologies and automation have advanced, fears about workers' futures have increased. But the end result does not have to be negative. The key is education.

  • BUSINESS

    Can Modi repeat?

    Asia focus, Narendra Kaushik, Published on 24/09/2018

    » A day is a long time in politics, so they say. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi has been in power for four years and four months, and his day of reckoning with the voters is still seven months away.

  • BUSINESS

    One-click travel

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 24/09/2018

    » Imagine relaxing at a spa prior to a flight to your favourite holiday destination. You board the plane, settle into the seat of your choice and freshen up with a glass of freshly squeezed orange juice, just the way you like it. Soon after, the chef's signature dishes that you pre-selected arrive, paired with the perfect glass of wine.

  • BUSINESS

    Tapping into wealth

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 24/09/2018

    » Three years ago, corporate consultant Bhaskar Prabhakara and his wife, Lavanya, were looking for a good source of personal investing advice. To their surprise, they struggled to find an advisory service that could give them what they had in mind. To make a long story short, they and their colleagues created one themselves.

  • OPINION

    Myanmar's illusory growth

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 24/09/2018

    » Since it began opening up to the world in 2011, Myanmar has been one of the most hyped economies in the region. With promising economic growth averaging 7% a year, a young workforce and abundant resources, the country of 53 million seems to present boundless opportunities for local and foreign investors alike.

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