Economics

SMART visa to enhance Thai industries

High level executives, investors or professionals in industries of the future like aerospace, automation and biofuels can now live and work in Thailand under a new visa scheme called the SMART visa.

20 January 2018
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Strengthening ASEAN’s labour force

If the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) were a single country, its approximate population would be a staggering 630 million, making it the fourth largest in the world behind India, China and the European Union.

19 January 2018
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Milking the ASEAN-Switzerland potential

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and Switzerland might seem an odd pairing at first glance. However, relations between the two have just begun to intensify over the past year.

15 January 2018
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Singapore piracy prompts Hollywood lobby for crackdown

Singapore, which prides itself on being a haven for law and order, is being called a haven for pirating copyrighted programming by entertainment titans such as Walt Disney, HBO, the National Basketball Association and the English Premier League.

4 December 2017
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Economic integration, the ASEAN way

Regional integration will be one of the top priorities for Singapore as it assumes the chairmanship of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018.

28 November 2017
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