The April 24 collapse of a garment factory building in Bangladesh that left more than 1,000 dead has highlighted the question again: Why are costs and profits in the fast-fashion industry so extremely distorted?
Standing shoulder to shoulder, ASEAN members may show a strong look of unity. But behind the smiles and handshakes, predictably conventional barriers to integration will wedge them apart, finds Justin Calderon.
ABB, one of the globally leading power and automation technology group, has an office in Qatar since the 1960s. Inside Investor wanted to know more about the operations of the Swiss-based multinational.
The annals of history, have, as it seems, predisposed some countries in Asia to have a greatest vernacular ability in the world’s business language. Justin Calderon listened carefully to the accents on Tagalog, Thai and Bahasa Indonesia
If investors weren’t already rattled enough by the prospects of dealing with Algeria’s red-taped system, it now seems that they will also have the added possibility of an Islamist militant resurgence on their minds.