Friday, October 30 2020 | ASIA TODAY INTERNATIONAL - Reporting the Business that Matters in Asia
Florence Chong's blog
CHINA needs to cast aside the historical baggage of a nation subjugated by foreign powers and left with an innate sense of needing to protect itself . . .
TWENTY years after a bitter falling out, former Prime Minister Mahathir and his then-deputy, Anwar Ibrahim, have come together in a bid to reshape Malaysian politics . . .
THE Jakarta election is a precursor to how race and religion may play a role in Indonesia's upcoming 2019 Presidential election . . .
DONALD TRUMP is listening – and providing assurances. There are issues of more immediate economic and political relevance to the U.S. in Asia today than there are in Europe, and a Tokyo-Washington axis beckons, with China as an interested party . . .
A NEW world order is emerging, and, as reality dawns, the challenges of disruptive technology may pale in comparison . . .
FRESH from her role as Managing Director of the World Bank, Sri Mulyani Indrawati is making her second run at bringing a new tax regime to Indonesia . .
CHINA has easily wedged ASEAN over Chinese incursions into the South China Sea as self-interest again rules the day, causing despair among ASEAN member States . . .
ONLINE sales in China have almost overnight made some companies very rich — but if today’s social media fancy suddenly becomes tomorrow’s lemon, the corporate dangers are obvious . . .
2016 is likely to be symbolised by the spectre of world leaders scrambling to douse a series of economic and political spot fires, their attention diverted from the real problems . . .