Thursday, July 24
Preparations for the rollout of Apple's latest iPhones are rippling through Asian economies, boosting revenues at component makers and helping underpin electronics exports from some nations.
Monday, September 09
Businesses are being tested throughout the region.
Thursday, July 11
Mobile bookings in Asia might lag behind much of the developed world, but their rate of adoption is increasing exponentially, according to speakers during last month’s No Vacancy Southeast Asia conference in Bangkok.
Monday, April 29
Low-wage export manufacturing, often in designated zones, has seeded the early stages of industrialization in many Asian economies. But hazards to health and safety are legion, particularly when independent unions and outside monitors are weak.
Saturday, March 16
Everyone enjoys the voyeuristic thrill of FORBES ASIA’s annual listing of the world’s billionaires, but as an emerging market investor I use the list as a tool to spot what I call Breakout Nations–economies poised to beat expectations, and rivals, over the next five to ten years. Analyzing the list can provide a quick read on an emerging economy.
Wednesday, February 06
The national agency for investment and promotions is boiling. The Director Board of Investment, Ken Poonoosamy, displays his optimism for the year 2013, while focusing on its priorities. For its part, the Africa Centre, launched in 2012, explores opportunities in Africa.
Tuesday, January 29
South Africa will host the fifth BRICS Summit in Durban from 25 to 27 March. The South Africa, in line with its strategy to promote regional integration, has for the first time, invited the regional economies in Africa and the African Union Fifth Summit of BRICS.
Friday, January 18
BANGKOK—Building off the boom of Southeast Asia’s budget airline sector, Centara Hotels & Resorts is developing a new economy hotel brand that is set to take flight in 2015.
Saturday, December 29
Visiting Managing Director of the International Monetary Fund (IMF) Christine Lagarde and Mauritian Finance and Economic Development Minister Xavier-Luc Duval have signed a pact for the establishment of the Africa Training Institute (ATI) on the island, PANA reported Friday.
Tuesday, December 25
As the 2012 calendar near a close in this Chinese Dragon year, it’s time to reflect on the top trends that defined the increasingly sophisticated Startup Asia scene over the past 12 months.