As for many other industries, the development of technology is transforming the insurance industry. With sensors incorporated in wearable gadgets, built in cars or installed in houses, individuals’ health and behaviors can be tracked in real-time through a vast array of data that is now integrated into new risk modeling.
Southeast Asian countries all have their own media to broadcasts local, regional and international news. Be they online version of newspapers or television, or purely web contents providers, here is a selection of the 15 best media to get informed from various Southeast Asian national perspectives.
Starting up in ASEAN is not the same as in the US: Asian culture is less empowering to the individualistic ambitions that often drive entrepreneurs. In this video CXA Group CEO Rosaline Koo gives us some perspectives on starting a business in Asia, why it is different now from the “.com” era and what it is …
Healthcare spending is growing rapidly in Asia, giving rise to numerous opportunities for medical services providers, pharmaceutical companies, health insurers and other companies involved in healthcare. This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit analyses competition, challenges and opportunities for this sector in Asia.
Rapid economic and demographic growth will sustain a growing demand for oil and gas in Asia in the foreseeable future. This report from the Economist Intelligence Unit presents an overview of the market conditions, together with perspectives on the competition, challenges and opportunities for Asian and global oil and gas companies.
Food consumption in Asia is growing fast, pulled by a growing population, rising incomes and strong urbanization. In its series of reports on dynamic industries of Asia, the Economist Intelligence Unit brings an overview of the challenges and opportunities for companies involved in processing and distribution of food in Asia.
Aerospace, automotive, construction, electronics, energy, software and some other industries heavily rely on engineering services. In another part of its series on the most dynamic sectors of Asia, the Economic Intelligence Unit presents the importance, dynamism and opportunities in Asian engineering services sector.
The relations between the US and ASEAN are critical to each other in several areas, such as trade and economic cooperation, investment, tourism, immigration and students exchanges. In a recent document, the East-West center goes over the details of these relations through a series of well-conceived infographics.
In this video, Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong shares political and economic views on many subjects: US-Asia trade, the rise of China, Southeast Asia and Singaporean perspectives, ASEAN integration… Interviewed by J. Stapleton Roy of the Woodrow Wilson Center, he presents insightful analysis on Singapore, Asia and the world.
Part of the series of reports on the dynamic sectors of Asia, the Economist Intelligence Unit provides us with another great report on the state of the retail and wholesale sector. Evaluating the importance of Asia and outlining promising opportunities, this business barometer presents an exciting view for retailers and wholesalers.