Latest articles from Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia: August/September 2012

While FDI coming into Asia-Pacific has grown exponentially over the past decade, the current state of play is one of volatility, with the region's ports bearing the brunt of the uncertain economic climate.

View from Asia: April/May 2012

Accounting and knowledge process outsourcing are on the rise in Asia, adding significant value to providers' operations.

View From Asia: February/March 2012

Investing in any country comes with its risks and challenges, though Myanmar presents more than most.

View From Asia: December 2011/January 2012

In Asia, governments have been incorporating green growth policies into their development for some time, but now interest is growing in the corporate space, as the financial as well as social benefits of green technology are realised.

View from Asia October/November 2011

ICT is a rapidly growing sector in Asia, with countries such as South Korea, Taiwan, Singapore, Hong Kong and China increasing their share of the global ICT/R&D capacity, writes Lawrence Yeo.

View from Asia: Agricultural uncertainty

Agricultural investments in Asia are having a tough time, with adverse weather, land supply and government intervention causing headaches for foreign investors, says Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia June/July 2011

Asia has some way to go before effective disaster mitigation strategies become the norm

View from Asia April/May

Recent earthquakes in the Asia-Pacific region are having a major impact on the regional economy. But, when businesses bounce back, they may well be stronger than ever, says Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia: February/March 2011

What are the prospects for Asian agriculture in the coming decade, and  should investors venture into this territory? The OECD-FAO Agricultural  Outlook report may have all the answers, says Lawrence Yeo

View from Asia: December 2010/January 2011

Despite some predictions of a weakening in east Asia's economic outlook, the region is still still set to record impressive growth across many sectors

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