January 8, Weekly Covid Update from Asia

Happy New Year. We had hoped that the holiday season would be quiet.  Instead, we were kept busy updating several changes to our blog, which are now also contained in this report. There have been several changes to border and arrival protocols due to the COVID-19 variants recently discovered in the UK and South Africa. […]

Thanksgiving in Asia

US Citizens have multiple options for giving thanks. While the US Thanksgiving holiday is celebrated at the end of November, the art of being thankful isn’t exclusive to America. In Asia, the Mid Autumn Festival, or Moon Festival is the time for families to come together.  The festival is celebrated in countries across Asia including […]

Ride-hailing Service Go-Jek hits Thailand

Uber may have started the trend, but companies in Asia are taking the service further. Go-Jek which started in Jakarta, Indonesia has launched its services in Bangkok.  Beyond just a ride-hailing service, Go-Jek has a robust set of services.  Aiming to be a full-service application, motorbike taxis, cars, and food delivery  services are all one […]