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Southeast Asia

The Philippines has estranged itself from its US military alliance (1), joining a list of nations stating the US has worn out its welcome on a global scale (2).

Vietnam has been enjoying a surge in technology investments (3) and is opening up to more diversity in upper management (4).

Indonesia is using digital banking to bring a greater portion of the unbanked population access to services (5) as strides are being made in logistics (6).

Allegations of immigration officials taking bribes for illegal Chinese workers has rocked the Philippines (7), while economic growth is slowing across the region (8), necessitating rate cuts to boost the economy amidst the coronavirus slowdown (9). Not all of the traditional stars are looking quite so glittery at the moment (10).

Chinese ambitions in Taiwan have been curtailed for the moment as the pro-democracy party won a decisive election (11).



  1. "End That Son Of A Bitch": Duterte Moves To Terminate Philippines' Military Pact With US

  2. The Philippines Want the U.S. Out and They Are Not Alone

  3. Technology investors spurred by Vietnam's robust growth - Nikkei Asian Review

  4. Vietnam's Mekong Capital adds female partner, strengthens leadership

  5. How to bring financial inclusion to Indonesia’s unbanked masses

  6. Current challenges in Indonesian logistics sector throw up opportunities

  7. Philippine airport syndicate has sweet deal for Chinese nationals looking to work illegally

  8. Has Rodrigo Duterte squandered his one chance to transform the Philippines?

  9. Indonesia’s Growth Slows to 4-Year Low, Adding to Rate-Cut Calls

  10. Is Singapore's 'perfect' economy coming apart?

  11. In a blow to China, Taiwan’s president coasts to a second term

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