Trade wars are ringing alarm bells across the globe and the Southeast Asian region is not spared. Besides the prolonged trade war between the US and China, which will impact the Asean region, there are other trade woes on the horizon.
John Chen, president of the reinsurance company in Swiss Re China, said at the Summer Davos Forum that the “future belongs to China, and the entire Swiss Re regards China as a strategically important market.
In the process of moving towards developed countries, developing countries inevitably would go through the phase of middle income traps. With China’s economic growth and rising national wealth, the nation attempts to bypass the middle income trap to become a developed country.
Aiming to have a final deal by the end of 2019, negotiators gathered in Siem Reap for the seventh Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) Intersessional Ministerial Meeting on March 2, 2019.
It was a boost for H&M, which reported weak earnings in the past three years. Retail experts were unanimous in their opinion.
The scenario is unimaginable, even in nightmares. We read about such building and infrastructure tragedies elsewhere. But when it happens in our own backyard, and when the official casually remarks that two warnings had been issued but the contractor did not pay heed is deplorable.
From around 45 children in need, CCF now educates up to 2,000 children to grow and prosper.
After the Asian Financial Crisis 1997-1998, it was acknowledged that the participation of major emerging market countries is needed on discussions on the international financial system
We are entering into a new world order, generally characterised by a multipolar world in which multiple state actors work together to build a more inclusive and open multilateral system.
Malaysian Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad might have struck gold in his idea of bringing the earlier botched East Asia Economic Caucus (EAEC) into fruition through a common East Asian currency pegged to precious metal.