Trade and Investment

Is ASEAN ready for physical cryptocurrencies?

We often associate cryptocurrencies with the realm of the intangible, existing in the perplexing world of coding and data. This thought process will now be a thing of the past as physical bitcoin notes have been launched in Singapore.

11 May 2018

ASEAN economic integration

While calling to mind a broken record, the constant extolling of the ASEAN economic framework by external parties is warranted.

9 May 2018

Strong ties between ASEAN and New Zealand

Since its inception in 1967, ASEAN’s growth trajectory has been nothing short of impressive. The economic, social, and political dimensions within the region have been refined, leveraging on nascent interest from other global players.

8 May 2018

ASEAN and the Commonwealth continue to prosper

The Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) and the Commonwealth are two global blocs that share many similarities. The peoples within both entities can relate to one another through shared values of tolerance, respect, and understanding.

3 May 2018

Indonesia's scramble for Africa

Indonesia recently concluded the Indonesia-Africa Forum held in Nusa Dua, Bali which saw the attendance of over 500 delegates from Indonesia and Africa. The forum was held to foster a strong economic relationship between Indonesia and Africa.

22 April 2018

ASEAN, Germany cement stronger ties

The European Union (EU) has been a strong partner of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) for many years now. Of the 28 members within the EU, Germany has and is still playing a crucial role in this region to region partnership.

22 March 2018