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World Bank: Debt, Trade Barriers and Uncertainty Will Drag on Asian Economies in 2024

World Bank: Debt, Trade Barriers and Uncertainty Will Drag on Asian Economies in 2024

By Elaine Kurtenbach
A new World Bank report says Asian economies are not doing as well as they could be.
Enze Han on China’s Multifarious Presence in Southeast Asia

Enze Han on China’s Multifarious Presence in Southeast Asia

By Sebastian Strangio
"There is a tendency to attribute everything associated with China to the Chinese state and the CCP, as if they dictate every aspect."

Deceptive Practices and Countermeasures on China’s Online Retail Platforms

Deceptive Practices and Countermeasures on China’s Online Retail Platforms

By Xue Zhang
As e-commerce has exploded in China, so have sales of fake goods and deceptive advertising practices. What are the countermeasures and potential solutions?”

Amid Geopolitical Concerns, US Capital Flows From China to Japan

Amid Geopolitical Concerns, US Capital Flows From China to Japan

By Grace Shao
While China’s global growth story is hitting a rough patch, in Asia, we’ve now officially entered the era of Japan’s revitalization. 

China Infrastructure Pledges Falling Short in Southeast Asia, Report Claims

China Infrastructure Pledges Falling Short in Southeast Asia, Report Claims

By Sebastian Strangio
Despite unfulfilled pledges of more than $50 billion, Beijing still remains the region's largest infrastructure funder by a considerable margin.
Chinese EV Makers Challenging Market Leaders at Auto Show in Bangkok

Chinese EV Makers Challenging Market Leaders at Auto Show in Bangkok

By Elaine Kurtenbach
Companies like BYD, XPeng and Great Wall Motors are quickly growing their sales in Thailand, challenging longstanding market leaders.

China’s Xi Jinping Meets With US Business Leaders  

China’s Xi Jinping Meets With US Business Leaders  

By Associated Press
Xi emphasized the mutually beneficial economic ties between the two, despite heavy U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports and restrictions on China’s tech sector.
Why TikTok Showed Indonesia’s GoTo Some Goodwill in 2023

Why TikTok Showed Indonesia’s GoTo Some Goodwill in 2023

By James Guild
Partnering with the Indonesian tech giant will let TikTok regain access to the country’s e-commerce market, while providing the former with much-needed capital.

4 Key Takeaways Emerging From China’s Trade Data

4 Key Takeaways Emerging From China’s Trade Data

By Gabriele Manca
Amid tensions with the U.S., China is recalibrating its approach to international trade – a strategic shift now visible in the trade data.

Singapore-flagged Cargo Vessel Collides With Baltimore’s Key Bridge, Bringing It Down

Singapore-flagged Cargo Vessel Collides With Baltimore’s Key Bridge, Bringing It Down

By Lea Skene
Singapore’s port authority pledged to cooperate in the investigation into what is expected to be a “mass casualty event.”

Canadian Miners Need Capital – But Only China Is Stepping Up

Canadian Miners Need Capital – But Only China Is Stepping Up

By Joseph Bouchard
Without alternative sources of investment, the country is struggling to reduce its economic dependence on Beijing.
The Rise of Indonesia’s Banks

The Rise of Indonesia’s Banks

By James Guild
The sector has made a roaring recovery since the doldrums of the Asian Financial Crisis of the late 1990s.

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