Tue, 15 Jan 2019 01:00
Southeast Asia: A bright spot for global investors hid
ASK MANY American, German or Canadian businesses or investors about “Asian business opportunities,” and they are likely to think “China,” and perhaps “India.” Southeast Asia – home to countries including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and the Philippines – is likely to be an afterthought.
Fri, 11 Jan 2019 18:13
"We are all makers" exhibition to be held next weekend
The largest exhibition of inventions and innovations by makers in Southeast Asia: Maker Faire Bangkok 2019 : WE ARE ALL MAKERS, will be held next weekend in front of the Street Ratchada.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
Ugly American has been replaced on the world stage…
In 1958, Americans William Lederer and Eugene Burdick wrote a thinly disguised novel about their country’s outrageous conduct – a dangerous mix of determined ignorance and blithe arrogance – in Southeast Asia.
Wed, 09 Jan 2019 01:00
Why trade tensions are a blessing for Asia in 2019
As usual, the Americans have overestimated their competence in managing economic and geopolitical issues. And as a result, trade tensions between Beijing and Washington will reap benefits throughout Asia this year – and particularly for those in Southeast Asia.
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 12:30
The migrant waves no walls could stop
A scholar of the Chinese exodus chronicles a difficult journey that reshaped Southeast Asia
Thu, 03 Jan 2019 01:00
Ikea eyes further growth in region
Ikea Southeast Asia will launch an e-commerce operation in Thailand to meet the needs of a new generation of shoppers, as well as moving forward to redefine its retail business, and make the home-furnishings retailer “a place of happiness for all”, according to a media release yesterday.
Wed, 02 Jan 2019 12:48
Ikea eyes further expansion in Southeast Asia
Ikea Southeast Asia, which owns and operates stores in Singapore, Malaysia and Thailand, has released its 2018 annual report, revealing its continued success in offering millions of people a wide range of well-designed and functional home-furnishing products at affordable prices according to its vision: “To create a better everyday life for the many people.”
Fri, 28 Dec 2018 14:44
Vietnam beats Singapore to top Asean's IPO markets
Vietnam has become Southeast Asia’s top grossing market for initial public offerings in 2018, with total proceeds of US$2.6 billion (Bt84.2 billion), data from global consultant firm Ernst and Young (EY) showed on Friday.
Tue, 25 Dec 2018 15:34
A fisherman saved his life – now this traveller is returning the favour
Disillusioned by American politics and Donald Trump’s presidency, Ryan Clayton decided in April to take a break and travel through Southeast Asia for several months.
Fri, 21 Dec 2018 01:00
Thailand would benefit from home-sharing tourist economy: Agoda
THAILAND shows its potential in becoming a hub of home-sharing market in Southeast Asia, according to executives of travel company Agoda.
Tue, 18 Dec 2018 01:00
This Southeast Asian country has the most holidays - sadly not Indonesia
Thailand sits in the third spot while Indonesia the sixth spot in a list that ranks the number of public holidays designated for 2019 across Southeast Asian countries.
Mon, 17 Dec 2018 15:28
Shopee presents donation from Shopee 12.12 Creative Award to Community Children Foundation
The Shopee 12.12 Creative Award, Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, has announced that it has successfully raised a total of Bt120,000 which will go towards supporting the education and personal development of underprivileged children under the Community Children Foundation.
Fri, 14 Dec 2018 12:08
Thanks a million – Vietnam sets new annual tourist landmark
A Vietnamese woman, Duong Thu Trang, has become the one millionth tourist arrival from that country to Thailand in 2018, a historic first between the two Southeast Asian neighbours.
Thu, 13 Dec 2018 17:40
Shopee marks 12 million orders
Shopee, an e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, says it has wrapped up a record-breaking year with over 12 million orders on 12.12 Birthday Sale
Wed, 12 Dec 2018 01:00
Vietnam ‘an FDI magnet’ in Southeast
VIETNAM is among the few Asean member countries to consistently improve its attractiveness to foreign investors due to its growing economy and improving business climate, according to experts.