Asia

4.4 billion people live in Asia (60% of the global population). As the world’s fastest growing economic region, Asia remains a global powerhouse with China as the region’s largest economy (and currently the second largest economy in the world). Asia is close to overtaking North America in the global wealth stakes with the number of millionaires living there continuing to grow faster than anywhere else in the world. Encompassing Russia, countries of East Asia, Central Asia, Southeast Asia, Middle East and the Indian subcontinent, different cultures, environments, historical ties and government systems can be found throughout the dynamic Asian region.

“I hear and I forget. I see and I remember. I do and I understand” – Confucius

  • The Business Times – Philippines Report 2017

    This year sees the Philippines hold the Chairmanship of ASEAN (Association of Southeast Asian Nations) during the Associations fiftieth anniversary. As the country addresses challenges and embraces economic opportunities, the Philippines is looking to strengthen its trade, investment and cultural ties with its ASEAN neighbours while encouraging visitors to come and explore the country for themselves.
  • The Business Times – Hong Kong Report 2017

    “July 1, 2017 marks the 20th anniversary of the return of Hong Kong to our Motherland and the establishment of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR). Since our return to the Motherland, the principles of "one country, two systems", "Hong Kong people administering Hong Kong" and a high degree of autonomy have been successfully implemented in Hong Kong."
  • The Business Times – Japan Report 2017

    This year sees the Association of Southeast Nations (ASEAN) celebrate its fiftieth anniversary. The Association’s founding members (Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, Thailand and Indonesia) believed that creating unity across the Asian region would lead to strengthened cross-cultural ties and economic growth.
  • The Business Times – Japan Report 2015

    Singapore’s Golden Jubilee Anniversary and the launch of the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC 2015) are proving to be two significant events for Asia this year.
  • South China Morning Post – Kazakhstan Business Report 2014

    ‘Since the establishment of diplomatic relations between our two countries, Kazakhstan and China have reached considerable results in bilateral economic cooperation.
  • The Business Times – Japan Report 2013

    The vision of ASEAN’s founding members: the Philippines, Malaysia, Thailand, Indonesia and Singapore, continues to drive growth across the Asian region. Established in 1967, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) mission is to ...
  • San Francisco Chronicle – Philippines Real Estate 2012

    Today, in more than eighty countries, the contributions made by workers to their respective countries are being celebrated through Labor Day festivities.
  • Foreign Policy – Singapore 2012

    With its stable economy, political stability, transparency and world-class infrastructure, Singapore has positioned itself as center for excellence within Asia. As a financial centre, regional trading hub and investment destination, Singapore is well positioned to build on its strengths.
  • Foreign Policy – Japan Higher Education Report 2012

    With our long held shared values and interests, the United States and Japan are close partners in addressing together novel global issues the international community faces: international financial and economic crises, climate change, energy challenges, and so on.
  • South China Morning Post – Thailand Industry 2012

    On August 8, the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean) will celebrate 45 years. The Asean Declaration, signed in the Thai capital Bangkok in 1967, aims to accelerate economic growth, social progress and cultural development in the region.
  • South China Morning Post – Japan Shipping and Logistics Report 2012

    As an industrial export powerhouse, Japan has a reputation second to none. The country has manufactured every conceivable mode of transport...
  • Foreign Policy – Hong Kong Report 2011

    With its vibrant economy, proximity to Mainland China and rule of law, Hong Kong plays a pivotal role within the international business community.