Finance Is Moving Digital in SEA

Finance Is Moving Digital in SEA Strap: Southeast Asia is quickly adopting virtual financial services and fixing lags in delivery infrastructure Southeast Asia is transforming digitally. Spurred by the widespread availability and adoption of technology, it is hoped that financial inclusion in the region will get an impetus. Financial regulators in ASEAN are responding to… Continue reading Finance Is Moving Digital in SEA

ABP’s Executive Search Services in Southeast Asia

ABP’s executive search services in Southeast Asia No one simply said that “Culture eats strategy for breakfast”. While strategy can come from resourcefulness and skill, culture needs engagement, passion, and execution and every organisation needs leaders who take their organisation into the future. How good is any firm in a foreign land with the best-in-class… Continue reading ABP’s Executive Search Services in Southeast Asia

Hotels Industry a Low Hanging Fruit for Waste Water Management in Thailand

Hotels Industry a Low Hanging Fruit for Waste Water Management in Thailand Trey Ratcliff/ Flickr Chusak is a tour operator in Phuket in Thailand. But with decades of foul smelling untreated black water let into the Bang Tao and Surin beaches, tourism service providers like Chusak may have to shut shop as tourists will stop… Continue reading Hotels Industry a Low Hanging Fruit for Waste Water Management in Thailand

Myanmar’s War Is Affecting Business

Myanmar’s War Is Affecting Business Strap: Escalating violence is leading to heightened tension in the region, even as the junta is facing tough resistance. A year after the military junta took over power in Myanmar, there is a state of uncertainty. The forces have reneged on the promise to restore democracy in the country, while… Continue reading Myanmar’s War Is Affecting Business

Indo-ASEAN Priorities Get Interlinked

Indo-ASEAN Priorities Get Interlinked Strap: A special meeting between foreign ministers of both regions will aid in peace and progress. A joint vision of peace and progress, and shared prosperity endeavours are bringing India and ASEAN even closer. On the 30th anniversary of the ASEAN-India Dialogue, foreign ministers from both regions met to discuss opportunities… Continue reading Indo-ASEAN Priorities Get Interlinked

COP26: Big Promises, but Meeting Targets Key

COP26: Big promises, but meeting targets key At the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference or COP26, which took place in Glasgow from 31 October to 12 November, the participating nations made big promises. ASEAN nations gave targets for net zero emissions. Developed nations pledged large sums for climate causes. Now that the promises have… Continue reading COP26: Big Promises, but Meeting Targets Key

ABP Market Research: Local Presence and Strategy for ASEAN

ABP Market Research: Local presence and strategy for ASEAN Have a great product or a service offering, that’s perhaps universal enough to fit in markets which are oceans apart from you? You might be right, but first things first, familiarize and study the local market needs and its dynamic trends. Let’s not forget detail or… Continue reading ABP Market Research: Local Presence and Strategy for ASEAN

Vietnam: The World’s Favourite Investment Destination

Vietnam: The World’s Favourite Investment Destination If there is one nation that has gradually been in the ascendancy, it is Vietnam. There were very few countries who managed to post a positive GDP growth during the depths of the pandemic and Vietnam was only one in Southeast Asia to achieve this feat. It showed a growth of… Continue reading Vietnam: The World’s Favourite Investment Destination

Digital Financial Services Get a Pandemic Boost

Digital financial services get a pandemic boost The coronavirus outbreak and the extended lockdowns had a significant impact on the financial systems of the world. With restricted mobility and the lack of access to traditional services, finance moved online. Wallets became digital. Virtual payments replaced cash. Much like the rest of the world, the ASEAN… Continue reading Digital Financial Services Get a Pandemic Boost

New Ways to Employ and Work: Gig Work in Digital ASEAN

New Ways to Employ and Work: Gig Work in Digital ASEAN Jobs are not what they once used to be. The way you work is different. How you work, from where you work, and how much. You must have heard about the great resignation in the West. It demands a change in perspective in the… Continue reading New Ways to Employ and Work: Gig Work in Digital ASEAN