Spurred on by domestic demand, the Philippine economy is performing best out of the ASEAN-5, according to the IMF’s latest Regional Economic Outlook (REO). Find out how the BPO industry is a part of this trend and will continue to fuel growth into the years to come.
As ASEAN pursues greater regional integration and the development of a single economic bloc, advancements in the region’s aviation industry are essential to boost economic connectivity and tourism.
Singapore’s involvement in the medical devices industry has grown rapidly pushing the city state to become one of the top medical tech hubs in Asia. Learn how opportunities within the industry can be exploited and its challenges overcome.
With its warm climate, arable conditions, and growing consumer base, the ASEAN region is an important contributor to global tea production and trade.
Biogas is becoming an increasingly popular option for generating clean, renewable energy and promoting rural development in Cambodia and Vietnam.
Last month ASEAN member states met in Kuala Lumpur for the 33rd ASEAN Ministers on Energy Meeting and agreed to look to renewable energies as a way to solve lack of electricity in some of their communities.
With ASEAN’s rapidly developing middle class and subsequent increased consumption of plastics, the sector’s production rates have witnessed a steady nine percent annual growth over the recent years – presenting a new FDI opportunity.
Earlier this year, Tholons, a leading US-based strategic advisory firm published a report that placed Manila ahead of Mumbai for BPO outsourcing – indeed the country has become a top destination for investment in the BPO sector.
Conditions are ripe for investment in ASEAN’s electronics industry. Global demand has risen by an average of nine percent over the past five years, and the AEC and TPP will offer investors new opportunities in the sector.
Earlier this week Jiang Zhengxin – vice general manager of China United Telecommunications Corp. –revealed that the company has been contracted to construct China’s first international undersea internet cable linking China and Myanmar.