In recent years, there’s been a growing interest by entrepreneurs, companies and investors on the Southeast Asian market. Seeing the potential, many businesses have specifically targeted Southeast Asia for their next stage of development.
If you asked 100 companies whether they aspire for long term business growth, chances are all 100 of them will answer "yes", but why is that?
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If you’re reading this article then your company is perhaps already entering into the growth or expansion stage. In business, there’s five key stages of growth:
In the evolving business landscape, going global and investing in foreign markets is the way to go. There are many advantages for businesses in expanding into overseas markets which we’ve mentioned in previous articles. From extending the life cycle of existing products, spreading stakes, to...
China continues to be an attractive market of opportunities for international businesses despite the ambiguous outlook due to the US-China trade wars. According to PwC’s annual survey for the the 2018 APEC (Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation) CEO Summit, 51% of business leaders plan to raise...
For many businesses, the Southeast Asia region continues to be an appealing location for ventures and economic expansions. Overall, the Southeast Asia region is projected to have a 5.2% growth in 2019-23, according to the OECD.
The word “fintech” has become somewhat of a buzzword especially in the financial and banking industry, and many are talking about the technological disruption that it's causing. Before we dive into how fintech is disrupting Asia and the financial industry, let’s first talk about what it is.
According to the International Labour Organization, Asia Pacific’s unemployment rate remains the lowest across the world at 4.1%.
Many successful companies’ HR departments function like a duck on the water, smooth sailing on the outside while busily paddling away in the background. This is especially true for companies who rely on the HR department to manage their payroll.