Having successfully diversified its economy, Singapore has become a regional and global hub for technology and startups. It is now home to one of the most developed startup eco-system in Asia, with an ever-growing number of companies using the country as a base to manage their operations in the region and beyond.
Southeast Asia is currently experiencing a boom in the technology sector that is led by six unicorn startups. Having become giants in a only a few year, these companies are now regional and global leaders in their respective fields: from e-commerce to ride-hailing, from gaming to travel and digital payments.
As an advanced city-state, Singapore has a unique opportunity to push forward in technologies and new practices of urban planning, transport, energy and utilities. Explaining the implementation of various methods in daily life of Singaporeans, this video shows how the Red Dot is becoming a global leading “Smart City”.
Ride-hailing applications are weighing a fierce battle in Indonesia to conquer its large and promising market. Competing against global and regional giants, the local application Go-Jek has found a way to seduce an important base of users and secure large funding to fuel its diversified growth in hyper-local services.
Tourism is a major sector throughout the Asia-Pacific region. As people planning their next vacation search more and more for information on the Internet, their behaviors online become the key to understanding where customers will go next. This dashboard will greatly help marketers of the tourism industry in ASEAN and APAC.
Thailand has gone through some tumultuous years that have had some impact on its economy. To help investment and growth, this complete guide to doing business in Thailand updated for 2016 will guide investors and entrepreneurs in their activities, to launch and conduct business in Thailand.
Singapore’s Straits Times index – the main stock index of Singapore – is composed of the 30 largest public listed companies which greatly influence the economy of Red Dot, Southeast Asia, and the world. The following list presents these economic heavyweights and their activities, together with useful links.
Malaysia is one of the leading countries for tourism in Southeast Asia, with tens of millions of foreign visitors coming in the country every year. Through their spending, they bring billions of dollars into the economy and allow many businesses to prosper. These infographics illustrate some habits of international tourists.
A more and more famous destination for international tourism, Indonesia has a growing number of foreign tourists arrivals, both for leisure and business. With a long average stay and high daily spending, tourists are important for many businesses in the country. These infographics dive into the details of tourism in Indonesia.
The 30 largest corporations of the Philippines weigh very heavily in the country’s economy, and further, in Southeast Asia and the world. Together forming the PSEi index, the main stock index of the country, they have been regrouped in this handy list that presents each company and its activities, together with useful links.