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2018/08/08 | East Asia Forum

ANALYSIS: How to Unlock the Potential of Indonesia's Women-Led SMEs

Policymakers in Indonesia should do more to facilitate the growth of women-led small and medium enterprises, which contributed 10% of Indonesia's 2014 GDP.

2018/08/08 | David Green

INTERVIEW: Formosa Financial CEO Ryan Terribilini on Banking for ICO Innovators

The bank's core offering of custodial, brokerage and risk management services for crypto companies is unique.

2018/07/27 | Mongabay

Modernizing Malaysia: The Blessings and Stresses of an Infrastructure Explosion

Malaysia is undertaking a breakneck building spree that is lifting its economy while placing its environment and politics under pressure.

2018/07/16 | David Green

Taiwan's STOMAP Wants to Indoor Map You and Your Data

The company's tech allows data partners to track people and their activities in large-scale indoor environments. with a minimum of manpower.

2018/07/14 | China Labour Bulletin

Fixing China's Sharing Economy Woes

Labor strikes, low wages, and impossible deliveries have ravaged China's gig economy. Simply hiring contracted workers may lead to sustainable growth.

2018/07/13 | David Green

Taiwan Rocks RISE with Startup Team Demos – Part 2

Check out life-changing online education technology, life-saving IOT solutions, and life-altering animation tools. 

2018/07/13 | David Green

Taiwan Rocks RISE with Startup Team Demos – Part 1

Taiwan Startup Stadium presented a high quality and diverse line up of startup talent, starting with fintech, AI and loyalty app offerings.

2018/07/11 | The Conversation

ANALYSIS: The Pointless Inefficacy of Trump's China Trade War

China gets remarkably little added value from the tech products it exports to the United States.

2018/07/02 | AsiaGlobal Online

Addressing the Problem of Corruption in the Asia-Pacific

Corruption is the elephant in the room when it comes to improving economic efficiency in Asia.

2018/06/30 | China Labour Bulletin

China's Guangdong Province Raises Minimum Wages for First Time in 3 Years

The minimal adjustment comes amid reluctance from local government to raise costs for businesses.