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The Secrets to Growing a Business in Asia in 2021

It is said that the Asian century has begun and it will be the Asian region that will shape the next phase of globalisation....

Indonesia Needs More Large Companies

By Mohammad Zeqi Yasin The Indonesian economy is supported by the manufacturing sector for decades. However, there is an irony when evidently this sector remains...

The Business Reinvention of Japan

By Ulrike Schaede, University of California San Diego On February 15, 2021, Japan’s Nikkei 225 index crossed the ¥30,000, for the first time in 31...
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Sport Tourism: Can it Aid Indonesian Economy to Escalate in 2021?

By Tegar Rismanuar Nuryitmawan and Mohammad Zeqi Yasin The pandemic of Covid-19 has indeed decayed tourism sectors’ performance. However, in the new normal era, the...

Vietnam: No country of a comparable size has seen such an increase in economic...

By Rainer Zitelmann The Heritage Foundation publishes the annual Index of Economic Freedom to assess the levels of economic freedom in 178 countries. Since the...

Flawed human information processing, magic pipers and our conscience

By Bernard Yeung Fierce competition between dominant countries leads to accusatory narratives, creating intense but dysfunctional crowd emotions. Flawed human behaviour allows a big gap...
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In the Eye of Southeast Asia’s COVID-19 Surge

By Dr. Dan Steinbock Only countries that have won the battle against COVID-19 can fully reopen the economy. Others face difficult balancing acts. Southeast...
President Rodrigo Duterte

Addressing the Pandemic in the Philippines Necessitates a New Economic Paradigm

By Bonn Juego  In his late-night Talk to the Nation on COVID-19 on 6 April, Rodrigo Duterte, the populist President of the Philippines, echoed the affirmation of...
Industrialisation to Developing Countries

The Importance of Industrialisation in Developing Countries

By Dr. Kalim Siddiqui I. Introduction This article also draws upon the East Asian economies’ abilities to allocate resources to stimulate industries and technological development. Despite...
Saving the Philippines’ overseas workers

Saving the Philippines’ Overseas Workers

By Maria Pilar Lorenzo Mobility regimes have for a long time enabled overseas Filipino workers (OFWs) to harness new capital and boost development back home. But...