The PULSE May 2023

The vibrant, harvest festival of Pahiyas in the Philippines will be held in May 2023 with full fervor after a three-year interlude due to the COVID-19 pandemic. That pandemic-related restriction now culminates into the country welcoming its international tourists to experience the local cultural and a week-long celebration.


This is the May-2023 edition of The Pulse, brought to you by ASEAN Business Partners. Our endeavour is to capture the trends and developments in this vibrant region to help you identify business opportunities in Southeast Asia.

In this edition, we focus on Indonesia’s financial omnibus law, expansion of cloud storage in ASEAN, Malaysia’s initiatives to boost Islamic finance and SEA’s progress in meeting its renewable energy goals.

Here is a glimpse:

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Sumit Dutta
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ASEAN Business Partners