ASEAN Deal Approaches

In 2020, Southeast Asian countries are set to sign a trade deal that would cover 1/3 of the world’s gross domestic product. What is ASEAN?  The Association of South East Asian Nations was formed in 1967 to promote economic growth, peace and cooperation between members, amongst other goals.  Current member States include Brueni, Cambodia, Indonesia, […]

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Where are the World’s Most Competitive Economies?

According to the report from IMD Business School in Switzerland, Asia is home to the most competitive economies in the world. Singapore took the number one spot and Hong Kong sits at number two.  Both beating number 3 ranked US. The rankings, which started in 1989, assess 63 economies on 235 indicators. The gauges include […]

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 […]