On this battlefield man has no better weapon than his intelligence, no other force but his heart
— José Rizal
 Filippine
  • Tech tops business priorities

    Across Asean, Thailand had the highest proportion of respondents prioritising technology investments in 2020, as small businesses in the region count on technology to help them overcome the impact of the Covid-19, a survey by United Overseas Bank (UOB) found.

  • Borderless Virus Threatens Two Billion Casual Workers

    RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - How can governments control activity in an economy over which they have never had control? This is an urgent question for those in charge of the developing world, with a GDP of US$35 trillion (R$175 trillion), in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic. From the ...

  • Partners vow to press on with signing RCEP deal

    Dialogue partners remain committed to signing the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership (RCEP) by the end of the year as scheduled despite the spreading coronavirus, which has put off most face-to-face meetings of Asean, the World Trade Organization, the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation and the RCEP in the first half of the ...