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Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia: World Bank upbeat on 2018 outlook

Prospects for east Asia in 2018 are mixed but generally positive, according the World Bank. Lawrence Yeo reports.

View from Asia: Local disagreements threaten regional achievements

Three of the top five global financial centres are from Asia but if tension from the Korean Peninsula and China escalates, all the progress they have made could unravel, says Lawrence Yeo.

View from Asia: Tackling Asia's infrastructure shortfall

Asia's infrastructure needs are vast, though they do vary from country to country, with the highest demand being in low-income countries. Lawrence Yeo explains what is being done to meet these needs.

View from Asia: all hands on deck to keep Asian economy from sinking

While Asia is doing well in the short term, the IMF predicts storms on the horizon. But disaster can be averted if everyone involved in the economic chain pulls together, says Lawrence Yeo.

View from Asia: Global headwinds will check pace of Asian growth in 2017

Manufacturing in south-east Asia, including China, had a stellar 2016, but headwinds such as possible US protectionism and other political developments, are likely to dampen growth this year, writes Lawrence Yeo.

View from Asia: Outlook bright for tourism growth

The resilience of Asia-Pacific’s economy will continue to support the region’s leading performance in the tourism sector.

View from Asia: Assessing the effects of the US’s next moves

Asia will be watching the new US president carefully, especially his approach to the issues that most affect the region, namely the economy and defence, says Lawrence Yeo.

View from Asia: a new generation of entrepreneurs takes the reins

The challenges faced by Asia's businesses have changed over the years but the region's entrepreneurial spirit endures down the generations, writes Lawrence Yeo.

View from Asia: Asian aerospace market flying high

Spending in Asia's aerospace and defence sector is skyrocketing, and looks set to continue its growth trajectory to support increased demand both in civil and military aviation. 

View from Asia: China still a big cog in 'factory Asia' machine

A slowdown in the growth of Chinese manufacturing output may suggest a dwindling dominance in this sector, but, on the contrary, China's importance remains strong. 

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