Tag Archives: urbanization

ASEAN infographics: demography, growth, top cities, urbanization

ASEAN infographics: demography, top cities, urbanization

Cities and urbanization are some of the most important drivers of Southeast Asia’s economic dynamism, environmental, societal and cultural change. To better understand the challenge and opportunities they bring, here are 4 infographics summarizing urban trends on the demography and rural exodus in ASEAN. Continue reading

Top cities and urbanization in ASEAN

Infographic: top cities and urbanization in ASEAN

Urbanization is one of the major trends currently shaping Southeast Asian societies, cultures, economies, businesses and environments. Being on the verge of counting more than half of its population living in urban areas, ASEAN comprises some of the largest and some of the fastest growing cities of the world. Continue reading

Healthcare in Vietnam

Overview of healthcare in Vietnam

The transition of Vietnam to an emerging market economy goes along several changes in habits and income of its population. With increasing spending, modernization of medical practices, improvement of the healthcare system and the development of technologies, numerous opportunities arise in the Vietnamese healthcare sector. Continue reading

Real estate in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia real estate review

Though some countries present a better outlook than others, Southeast Asia is a very attractive region for real estate. Strong economic fundamentals, demographic dynamism, changing behaviors and the digital revolution bring new opportunities for various actors involved in the real estate sector. Continue reading

Metro Manila and Mega Manila population curves

Mega Manila sustainable development plan

Manila’s larger urban area, “Mega Manila”, is set to reach 30 million inhabitants by 2030. To cope with its growth and relieve the pressure from the population, the Philippine authorities have devised an ambitious plan of integrated urbanization and transports that will foster the sustainable development of the country’s capital city. Continue reading