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  • BUSINESS

    Value-based care

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 10/09/2018

    » Asia Pacific is on track to becoming one of the oldest regions in the world in the next few decades with an elderly population approaching 923 million. However, most governments are still underprepared for the social and economic consequences of this rapid demographic shift.

  • BUSINESS

    A safercyber world

    Asia focus, Published on 03/09/2018

    » E-commerce and other digital services are becoming a part of mainstream life in Southeast Asia, part of a transformation that is driving strong economic growth. But the advances are not universal and the system is still not nearly as secure as it should be.

  • BUSINESS

    Casualties of the trade war

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

    » It seems the US-China trade war is going to affect more people in the two countries than first thought, in addition to the potentially devastating implications for the global economy.

  • BUSINESS

    Seeding green growth

    Asia focus, Tanyatorn Tongwaranan, Published on 18/06/2018

    » Sustainability and planning for climate change have become mainstream components of economic planning globally as the world has witnessed the adverse impacts of irresponsible growth pathways.

  • BUSINESS

    Asean should embrace the fourth industrial revolution

    Asia focus, Published on 13/11/2017

    » When the leaders of the Association of South East Asian Nations (Asean) gather for their 31st summit in the Philippines today, they will also be celebrating "[email protected]" -- testimony to Asean's endurance and durability over five decades, as the longest-running regional grouping of developing countries in the world.

  • BUSINESS

    Getting fatter faster

    Asia focus, Published on 23/10/2017

    » Most people tend to associate obesity with "being rich" -- as incomes rise, so too do opportunities to consume more. However, the causes of this growing public health problem are more complex, while finding solutions is a growing challenge.

  • NEWS

    Making the connection

    Asia focus, Published on 02/05/2016

    » HONG KONG - As economic momentum continues to shift eastward, China is taking a greater role in global affairs through ambitious development projects intended to connect the region and strengthen economic cooperation with the rest of the world.

  • BUSINESS

    Woman on a mission

    Asia focus, Published on 09/03/2015

    » As the number one destination for US investment in Asia and its fourth-largest export market worldwide, Asean has clear economic as well as strategic importance for Washington. The relationship moved to a new level in 2010 when the United States established a permanent mission to the Association of Southeast Asian Nations in Jakarta — separate from the US embassy to Indonesia.

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