Latest articles from Lawrence Yeo

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. 

View from Asia: who will fill the infrastructure gap?

Asia's infrastructure deficit is a hindrance to local economic growth but represents an opportunity for foreign investors. 

View from Asia: it's a Millennial's world after all

Figures suggest that Asian Millennials should be top of companies' priority list when thinking about target markets.

View from Asia: trading zones and partnerships creating confusion

Special economic zones and their myriad offshoots, combined with the Trans-Pacific Partnership and the Free Trade Area of the Asia Pacific, are making life harder for Asian corporates.

View from Asia: megacities in flux

The march of urbanisation continues in Asia, but sustainability is the real challenge.

View from Asia: don't get trapped in the hinterlands

The economic potential of Asia's second- and third-tier cities has been much touted, but the challenges of operating in such underdeveloped locations is often overlooked.

View from Asia: a bigger, better pharmaceutical industry

Asia's pharmaceutical industry is growing at a rapid pace, with demand among its population increasing too. 

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