entrepreneur

Rise of the Southeast Asian entrepreneur

Over the past two decades, Southeast Asia has seen a new breed of entrepreneur – along with improved education, technology development and better government investment. But can the region become the world’s next Silicon Valley?

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New measures give Malaysian PM unprecedented security powers

The National Security Council act will give Malaysian Prime Minister Najib Razak sweeping security powers within designated “security areas” in the country. Presented as an antidote to Islamic extremism, there are concerns it will be used to silence Najib’s critics amid the 1MDB scandal

Focus Asean
Business insight, analysis and the people who shape Southeast Asia’s economies

entrepreneur

Rise of the Southeast Asian entrepreneur

Over the past two decades, Southeast Asia has seen a new breed of entrepreneur – along with improved education, technology development and better government investment. But can the region become the world’s next Silicon Valley?

esports
Leagues of legends: professional gaming sweeps Southeast Asia

Professional video gaming is becoming a global phenomenon, generating multimillion-dollar sponsorship deals and celebrity investments. Now Southeast Asia is picking up a controller and trying to cash in

Professional video gaming is becoming a global phenomenon, generating multimillion-dollar sponsorship deals and celebrity investments. Now Southeast A…

michelin
Michelin’s Southeast Asia launch has Singapore seeing stars

From French fine-dining to frantic food stalls, the first Michelin stars to fall in Southeast Asia have reinvigorated the local food scene

From French fine-dining to frantic food stalls, the first Michelin stars to fall in Southeast Asia have reinvigorated the local food scene…

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A student activist is detained during a silent protest after Thailand’s election commission filed charges against a group for posting “foul and strong” comments online criticising the country’s military-backed draft constitution.
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