How Transportation Infrastructure Impacts Your Daily Life

The latest Global Enabling Trade Report reveals that the Asia and Pacific region is performing quite well in relation to building the necessary “pillars” to better engage in International Trade....

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3 Reasons Why Ease of Doing Business in a Country is Important

With the growing number of small-and-medium enterprises in the region, ease of doing business plays a crucial role in the region’s economic growth. While ease of doing business has implications for...

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Top 5 Things Graduates Look For In Their First Job

A graduate’s first job can be defining for his/her career. With the years put into college and university degrees, it often represents the next big step in their independence, freedom, and individual...

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3 Things that Help Digital Economies Grow

We’re approaching (if not already) that era where around 3 billion of us are connected to the Internet. For a lot of us in urban and developed cities, using apps to organize our transport, digital...

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How the Internet Age is Shaping Business and Human Rights

Now roughly in existence for three decades, the internet continues to be a wild west for human civilization. Countries all over the world are desperately trying to catch up to the ever evolving...

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The Five Biggest Issues Related to Business and Human Rights in Asia

The UN Guiding Principles on Business and Human Rights, endorsed in 2011, states in its introduction that “business enterprises can profoundly impact the human rights of employees, consumers, and...

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3 Ways Asia’s Millennials are Shaping the Region’s Digital Economy

If you are between the ages of 19 and 35, you represent 27% of the global population, around 2 billion. Classified as the Millennial Generation, this group makes up the young adults of the world who...

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5 Articles that Help Explain the Economic Impact of Forced Migration

In 2015, around 65.3 million people were globally displaced by conflict and persecution. The countries that produce half of the world’s refugees are Syria, Afghanistan, and Somalia. While economic...

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3 Ways E-Governance is Shaping Smart Cities in South Korea

E-Governance or “Digital Government” holds the future of local governments in building smart cities around the world. Governments in Asia are increasingly looking to set up smart cities in their...

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Here’s a Notable Startup on a Social Mission: Malaysia’s Soara’s Industries

Malaysia is no stranger to some of Southeast Asia’s biggest startups (think Grab or Malaysia’s top startup entrepreneur Cheryl Yeoh). Startups and entrepreneurship are shaping the new digital and...

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