Latest articles from Asia-Pacific

Alibaba and Softbank bet big on Indonesia tech unicorn

The two global names injected extra $1.1bn into local e-commerce firm Tokopedia, as Indonesia is hailed as the major south-east Asia e-commerce market. Alex Irwin-Hunt reports.

FDI projects into South Australia peaked in 2017

The state remains a desirable destination. Emma McCoy reports.

FDI into Uzbekistan on the rise in 2018

Renewable energy is becoming an investment reality in Uzbekistan. Niall Bullock reports.

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View from Asia: slow progress on SDGs

Asia-Pacific is likely to hit only one of its 16 UN Sustainable Development Goals by 2030, writes Lawrence Yeo.

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Trung Nguyen searches for perfect global blend

Vietnamese coffee producer Trung Nguyen Group exports to 61 countries. Now it has China, the US and South Korea in its sights.

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Indonesia's big moment

Indonesia has faced natural disasters and currency volatility in 2018, but optimism regarding the country's economy is in plentiful supply.

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China Construction Bank bullish on UK opportunities

Aimin Yang, chief executive of China Construction Bank London, tells Jacopo Dettoni how Brexit is broadening the scope of the bank's growth in the UK. 

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – the winners

Singapore has been crowned fDi’s Global City of the Future for the third year in a row, while London and Dublin have retained their positions in second and third, respectively. Cathy Mullan reports.

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fDi Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 – FDI Strategy

Hong Kong has taken the laurels in the FDI Strategy category of the Global Cities of the Future 2018/19 awards, thanks in the main to its StartmeupHK initiative. 

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Thailand central bank governor seeks to tackle debt problem

The governor of the Bank of Thailand talks to Adrienne Klasa about surviving currency volatility and reducing household debt.