Authorities in Laos hope to lift their tiny country out of poverty with an ambitious spending plan, but their many critics argue the economic prescription might be wrong. By Luke Hunt
This November’s elections have once more brought Myanmar’s nascent democracy and human rights to the fore. ASEAN Forum speaks with the director of the Myanmar Centre for Responsible Business and former UK Ambassador about the country’s future. Interview By Mark Bibby Jackson.
The date December 31, 2015 has been etched into the diary of all politicians, business people and journalists for a long time. is is the day that the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) finally comes into existence.