Singapore, still growing strongly, resists social transformation
Throughout 2013, Singapore’s macroeconomic management revealed the economy’s strengths, argue Mukul Asher and Chang Yee Kwan from the National University of Singapore.
Merriest Christmas of all
As Westerners and other Christians sit down to their turkey on 25 December, they should know that the merriest Christmas of all is in Asia, in the Philippines!
Job vacancy: green accountant in Malaysia
Green jobs are not an option. They are a must to drive businesses that strive to go green, writes Frost & Sullivan's Melvin Leong.
Time to Invest in Vietnam’s Power Transmission & Distribution Network
It's time to invest in Vietnam’s power transmission & distribution network, according to Frost & Sullivan's Avanthika Satheesh and Harsh Thacker.
Kishore Mahbubani's warning to the West
It's high time for the West to get off its moral pedestal and talk with Asia and the rest of the world on the basis of equality, Singapore's Kishore Mahbubani told the recent Beijing Forum.
Has Myanmar ‘Switched On’ Power Yet?
Has Myanmar ‘Switched On’ Power Yet, asks Frost & Sullivan's Vishal Narain?
Impact of Disease on the Philippines’ Development
Poverty usually means increased exposure to infectious diseases and poor health, writes Sophia University's Ralph Catbagan, who explores the case of the Philippines.
Singapore and leadership
Singapore's economic miracle is the result of strong leadership, writes Sophia University's Julian Knoche. But will a new style of leadership be necessary to take the city state forward?
Southeast Asian Painting in Toronto
Toronto's East Gallery currently has a stunning exhibition of portraits, "Figuratively Speaking", featuring eleven leading artists from Vietnam, Cambodia and Burma.
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Tony Blair advises Thailand
Tony Blair recently delivered in Bangkok the first of the Special Lecture Series on "Uniting for the Future: Learning from each other's experiences".
Tackling Singapore's haze: Learn from the Swedes
Governments need to be savvier in getting evidence of how the haze harms their countries, and work with activist groups to press neighbours to act, write Asit Biswas and Cecilia Tortajada.
Thai Deputy Prime Minister supports Asian trade union leaders
Thailand's Deputy Prime Minister, Mr. Phongthep Thepkanjana, offered warm words of support to trade union leaders at the 4th UNI Apro Conference today.
Indonesia’s Booming ICT Outlook
Indonesia’s ICT Outlook is booming, writes Frost & Sullivan's Nitin Bhat.
When you arrive in Manila's heat, pollution and traffic jams, it is difficult to believe that it was known as the "Pearl of the Orient". But when you enter the doors of Manila Hotel ...
Misery in Manila
The Philippines may not have a very large share of its population living below academically calculated poverty lines. But there is much misery in this country.
Strong Regulatory Push Can Jumpstart the Dormant Biomass Sector in Indonesia
A strong regulatory push can jumpstart the dormant biomass sector in Indonesia argues Frost & Sullivan's Harsh Thacker.
Cambodia: the ecotourism alternative
Our Paris-based culture correspondent, Angela Gosmann, has shared with us this interesting piece on ecotourism in Cambodia. It's great holiday reading for our Northern hemisphere readers and others to
Lessons from Singapore
Is Singapore a unique case of authoritarian capitalism? Or could it have lessons for us all? Mitchell Wigdor's book, "No Miracle", provides some answers to these questions.
Burma requires patience
Burma requires much patience to secure its developmental future, argued Asian Development Bank Vice President, Stephen Groff, at a recent Washington seminar.
Ethnic painting from Vietnam in Toronto
The return of Dinh Thi Tham Poong’s paintings to Toronto's East Gallery has been truly worth the wait. Her solo show opens this Wednesday, June 12.
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