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View from Asia: Don't fear the recession

Lawrence Yeo explains why, with forward planning and research, recessions are nothing to fear.

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View from Asia: the rise of tier-two cities

East Asia and the Pacific make up the world's fastest urbanising region, with great opportunities for investment, but also challenges.

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View from Asia: beware the temptations of Industry 4.0

As the latest tech revolution – the digitisation of manufacturing – arrives, companies should be clear that the benefits outweigh the costs before adoption.

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View from Asia: the rise of Asia's renewables

Renewable energy has risen in popularity in Asia in recent years, but the appeal of fossil fuel endures.

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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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View from Asia: The rise of the smart cities

Careful planning, monitoring and execution are needed to ensure Asia's cities are the smartest.

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View from Asia: Don't miss the fintech train

Not only does fintech hold massive potential for Asian businesses – those who do not get on board soon will be left behind, warns Lawrence Yeo.

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View from Asia: Future growth will come from beyond the megacities

Asia’s secondary cities hold the the key to the continent’s future, writes Lawrence Yeo.

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View from Asia: The push to introduce AI

Asian countries are embracing artificial intelligence for its disruptive capacity, with China taking the lead. But in a diverse region where internet access is relatively curtailed, progress still has some way to go, writes Lawrence Yeo.

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View from Asia: A strong property picture

Asia's property sector is growing at a predictably variable rate in the region's various countries, but the overall picture is a healthy one, writes Lawrence Yeo.

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