On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart
— José Rizal
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    ASEAN, alla scoperta delle opportunità offerte dal Sudest asiatico

    In un contesto internazionale in cui le prospettive di bassa crescita sembrano essere ormai diventate la triste regola piuttosto che una sfortunata eccezione c’è un’area del continente asiatico che vanta invece ottime prospettive di sviluppo negli anni a venire. Quest’area geografica corrisponde all’ASEAN ovvero l’organizzazione politica, economica e culturale che riunisce ...

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    Filippine, un mercato da 100 milioni di consumatori

    “Sono il presidente di uno stato sovrano, ed è da molto tempo che non siamo più una colonia. Non ho nessun padrone al di fuori dei cittadini filippini, nessuno di nessuno. Devi avere rispetto. Non devi fare domande. Figlio di puttana, ti insulterò in quell'incontro”. Questa è stata la reazione di ...

  • IFRC launches emergency appeal to assist people affected by Typhoon Haima

    Source: International Federation of Red Cross And Red Crescent Societies Country: PhilippinesIFRC seeks fund to bring immediate and medium-term aid to 20,000 people in North and Central Luzon, as well as to support their recovery and increase their resilience to future shocks. This Emergency Appeal is being issued on preliminary basis and ...

  • Adapting to Asean

    The appeal of Southeast Asia as a business destination has long been clear, dating back to the spice trade that began centuries ago. While the region has experienced startling economic growth in recent decades, its aspirations to be a developed hub for global businesses remain largely unrealised.

  • Foreign patients buoy private hospitals

    With strong support from the Thai government to promote medical tourism at a time when the Asean has become a single economic community, demand for Thai medical services from foreigners is expected to rise substantially over the next several years, according to the Kasikorn Research Centre (K-Research).

  • Philippines’ Duterte Warns Foreign Leaders Not To Question Drug War

    Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte on Monday warned that no foreign leader, even U.S, should question his deadly anti-drug campaign when they meet at an annual South-East Asian summit in Laos. “You must be respectful,” Duterte said before flying to Vientiane, where he makes his international debut at the Association of ...

  • Asia Pacific shows progress in water security but challenges remain – ADB

    Source: Asian Development Bank Country: WorldBy 2050, 3.4 billion people could be living in water-stressed areas in Asia and the Pacific while water demand will increase by 55%, states new report. Asia Pacific Shows Progress in Water Security, But Challenges Remain – ADB STOCKHOLM, SWEDEN – Water security in Asia and Pacific has ...