Dubbed the Sparrow for Windows, French born Filipino-American, Andrea Loubier,30, relocated to Bali to launch Mailbird, an email client for Windows, in April 2003, and has gone on to become known as one of the region’s top female tech entrepreneurs. INTERVIEW BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS.
Inspired by the political change in the country, many Burmese are returning to Myanmar to help develop their motherland. WORDS BY ATE HOEKSTRA
Microfinance provides thousands living below the poverty line in Cambodia with a lifeline each year. As the market develops across the region, countries are looking to the kingdom’s successful model for inspiration. BY MARISSA CARRUTHERS