With an overwhelming mandate for change, Myanmar’s Lady faces the daunting challenge of managing expectations while appeasing the country’s still powerful military. BY DANIEL DE CARTERET
A new economic bloc promises much for ASEAN’s member states, but is the region still beset by problems of the past? BY LUKE HUNT
As Cambodia sets out its agenda to shift its economic focus into new realms, there is a drive to promote science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) across the country to bridge the skills gap. BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS
Despite being a sleepy riverside town, there’s plenty to keep visitors entertained in southern Cambodian Kampot. By Marissa Carruthers
“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” The words of Nelson Mandela not myself, though I share the sentiments. And in a region that is changing as rapidly as ASEAN, education is an essential tool to ensure the benefits of economic growth are shared amongst its 600 million…
Myanmar opened its new stock exchange – the Yangon Stock Exchange (YSX) on December 9, 2015. However, despite a grand opening and a reported $24 million investment, it will not be operational until February 2016 at the earliest. Thee YSX was founded by the state-owned Myanmar Economic Bank, Daiwa Securities and the Japan Exchange Group,…
With tourism numbers to Cambodia increasing year-on-year, more investors are looking to capitalise on the country’s huge potential for growth. Words by Kate Burbidge.
Her Excellency Dr. Ing Kantha Phavi, Minister of Women’s Affairs of Cambodia, will join the expert panel for the BritCham – ASEAN Forum Question Time Debate on the Future of Skills in Cambodia.
BritCham and ASEANForum Magazine bring you the second in our series of QuestionTime panel discussions, a broadcasted session with industry figures, experts and Government representatives on the future of skills in Cambodia.
One of the most prestigious gem and jewellery fairs in the world opens in Bangkok this month.