2015 will be a critical year for ASEAN as the ASEAN Economic Community will officially be launched by 31 December 2015. Much has been accomplished towards the achievement of this milestone, but people and businesses still need to embody and benefit from the ASEAN community. Continue reading
The recent election of Joko Widodo as the new President of Indonesia has set in motion a new series of reforms and policies for business, foreign investment and international relations. Gita Wirjawan, former trade minister of Indonesia, presents his views on the economy of Indonesia and perspectives for the coming years. Continue reading
ASEAN UP recently published its 100th resources for business in Southeast Asia! As the project continues to unfold into a (hopefully!) useful platform for businesses and professionals of ASEAN, we would like to take some time to share some views about business in ASEAN and the ASEAN UP project.
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. Continue reading
In this video Caglar Somek, Partner at Caravel Fund International, explains why he feels that Thailand remains an interesting investment opportunity despite recent troubles. He also presents why Thailand should see a positive economic and financial outcome to the recent coup. Continue reading