Thailand, one of the most popular tourist destinations in ASEAN, is also proving to be an increasingly magnetic location for foreign films makers, as can be seen from the latest blockbuster "Lost in Thailand".
The Philippines’ business world is dominated by a handful of influential business families that have stakes in almost every aspect of the economy, from energy and media to real estate and manufacturing. An overview.
Argentina is a nation of immigrants with foreign communities heavily marking its culture. Walking through Buenos Aires’ neighbourhoods brings to light that it also has a vibrant Southeast Asian community.
In ASEAN, a highly potent cocktail blending the benefits of export-led economies and under-the-table government support throughout the bloc has bred a nebulous class of tycoons that prefer to enjoy their prosperity in secret.
While the Philippine stock index was hitting its next all-time high, Justin Calderon, our research analyst, went to Pampanga to see the reenactment of the crucifixion of Jesus, including penitents that flagellate themselves.
To reach a state of national happiness, politics, the very nature of humanity’s will to guide and nurture, must play a part. Justin Calderon asks himself how this concept might apply to ASEAN countries.
A writer in Thailand must learn to adapt to uncertainties, the unspoken unknowns while striking the creative balance that musters the wherewithal to continue dancing between the fire and ice, writes Justin Calderon.
The economic rise of Southeast Asia has given vast swathes of the developing world increased disposable income to dine out more frequently and experiment with new tastes, such as KFC and burgers, writes Justin Calderon.