World War 3: The Danger Mounts

World War 3: The Danger Mounts






World War 3: The Danger Mounts The US has deployed a fleet in the vicinity of North Korea, and Trump has said that a “major, major conflict” with Kim’s regime is possible. At the same time, the US has been calling for “painful” sanctions against North Korea and asked other countries to suspend diplomatic relations […]






World War 3: North Korea Seeks ASEAN Help

World War 3: North Korea Seeks ASEAN Help






World War 3: North Korea Seeks ASEAN Help North Korea is asking for support from the ASEAN to help prevent what it called a “nuclear holocaust,” at the same time US President Donald Trump has warned of the possibility of a “major conflict” in the Korean Peninsula if diplomacy fails. Donald Trump meanwhile told Reuters […]






Malaysia Remains a Solid Economy

Malaysia Remains a Solid Economy






Malaysia is a highly open, upper-middle income economy. Malaysia was one of 13 countries identified by the Commission on Growth and Development in its Growth Report to have recorded average growth of more than 7 percent per year for 25 years or more. Economic growth was inclusive, as Malaysia also succeeded in nearly eradicating poverty. From an economy dominated by […]






Real Estate: One Bangkok is a Stunning Development

Real Estate: One Bangkok is a Stunning Development






Real Estate: One Bangkok is a Stunning Development A once-in-a-generation development, One Bangkok is a fully integrated district ideally located in prime central Bangkok at the corner of Wireless Road and Rama IV, right next to Lumphini Park, with unsurpassed accessibility through direct connections to the MRT. Starting with a comprehensive master plan and iconic […]






DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) Trading Outlook

DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) Trading Outlook






DBS Group Holdings Ltd (SGX:D05) Trading Outlook DBS GRP HLDGS closed up 0.200 at 19.200. Volume was 4% above average (neutral) and Bollinger Bands were 36% narrower than normal. Open High Low Close Volume___ 19.090 19.250 19.060 19.200 4,850,300 Technical Outlook Short Term: Neutral Intermediate Term: Bearish Long Term: Bullish Moving Averages: 10-period 50-period 200-period […]






Infrastructure Spending will Continue to Power ASEAN and Asia

Infrastructure Spending will Continue to Power ASEAN and Asia






The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) annual operations exceeded the $30 billion mark for the first time in its 50-year history last year as regional demand for development finance and knowledge — particularly on infrastructure — continues to grow, according to the bank’s 2016 Annual Report (AR) released today. ADB’s total lending in 2016, including cofinancing, […]






BudgetBusinessTravel.com to Launch in Bangkok






BudgetBusinessTravel.com to Launch in Bangkok BudgetBusinessTravel.com is a new membership-based online booking service that caters especially to the savvy independent business traveler. What sets this website apart from other online travel agents (OTAs), is that it not only has the most current rates and deals on hotels and flights but also provides excellent personal service […]






Thailand Remains an Attractive Investment Destination

Thailand Remains an Attractive Investment Destination






Thailand Remains an Attractive Investment Destination Over the last four decades, Thailand has made remarkable progress in social and economic development, moving from a low-income country to an upper-income country in less than a generation. As such, Thailand has been one of the widely cited development success stories, with sustained strong growth and impressive poverty […]






Can Usanee Sangsingkeo Save Thai Airways International PCL (BKK:THAI)

Can Usanee Sangsingkeo Save Thai Airways International PCL (BKK:THAI)






Can Usanee Sangsingkeo Save Thai Airways International PCL (BKK:THAI) Usanee Sangsingkeo has her hands full at Thai Airways to try to resurrect the company to it’s former glory. The company has had an unpleasant run over the last few years but we do feel the new management is exactly what Thai needed. Overall Usanee Sangsingkeo […]






HEFFX Initiates Coverage on Airports of Thailand PCL (BKK:AOT)

HEFFX Initiates Coverage on Airports of Thailand PCL (BKK:AOT)






HEFFX Initiates Coverage on Airports of Thailand PCL (BKK:AOT) HEFFX Rates AOT a Buy: Highlights AOT is on track for yet another record year as tourism in the country continues to rise Passenger growth will contribute to solid net profits AOT is continuing to expand capacity Chinese tourists number are significantly on the rise Strong […]






Travel Thailand: Bangkok Luxury Shopping Hits a New High with Central Embassy

Travel Thailand: Bangkok Luxury Shopping Hits a New High with Central Embassy






Travel Thailand: Bangkok Luxury Shopping Hits a New High with Central Embassy Central Embassy is Bangkok’s newest luxury mall located on the most exclusive intersection where the prestigious Wireless Road meets Ploenchit Road. Its grandeur is awe-inspiring, with contemporary architecture displaying influences of Thai art and culture whilst reflecting the cosmopolitan features of the country’s […]






Asia is Still a Growth Story

Asia is Still a Growth Story






Growth is forecast to accelerate in two-thirds of the region’s economies and in all of the subregions except East Asia. The external environment generally supports growth. A projected mild rise in commodity prices will help oil and gas exporters but not at the expense of importers. Average growth in developing Asia slows, upstaging higher projections […]






Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs

Meeting Asia’s Infrastructure Needs






Developing Asia will need to invest $1.7 trillion per year in infrastructure until 2030 to maintain its growth momentum, tackle poverty, and respond to climate change. This report examines developing Asia’s infrastructure—defined as transport, power, telecommunications, water supply and sanitation. It examines how much the region has been investing in infrastructure and what will likely […]






Trump Turns Focus to ASEAN

Trump Turns Focus to ASEAN






Trump Turns Focus to ASEAN US President Donald Trump will attend three summits in Asia in November, Vice President Mike Pence said in Jakarta during a visit to the headquarters of Association of Southeast Asian Nations on Thursday. Pence said after meeting the secretary general of Association of Southeast Asian Nations that Trump would attend […]






ASEAN Market Preview

ASEAN Market Preview






ASEAN Market Preview China’s main indexes fell for their fourth straight session on Wednesday, as investor worries deepened that tighter regulations against speculation and shadow banking will hurt the country’s credit-fuelled recovery. The blue-chip CSI300 index fell 0.5 percent to 3,445.88 points, while the Shanghai Composite Index lost 0.8 percent to 3,170.69 points. Small-caps stocks, […]






ASEAN to Meet Trump’s Man

ASEAN to Meet Trump’s Man






The foreign ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members will meet with U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson early next month, an acting spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs of the Philippines said Wednesday. Robespierre Bolivar told a news conference that Philippine Foreign Secretary Enrique Manalo will go to the United […]