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asiaThai Navy SEALS and other divers have rescued 8 of the 13 trapped in the cave

The Thai Navy Seal facebook page has provided live updates on the rescue of the boys from the cave in Thailand. Four more boys were rescued on Monday and have been admitted to the hospital according to an unidentified local …

asiaFour Thai Boys have been rescued so far using buddy diving

A team of 90 expert divers – 40 from Thailand and 50 from overseas – has been working in the cave system. Divers have been guiding the boys through darkness and submerged passageways towards the mouth of the Tham Luang …

asiaUS obviously not willing to fight over South China Sea, Taiwan

Mark Valencia (writing at the Diplomat) finally admitted that it is s finally clear that the United States is not willing to confront China over the South China Sea. China continues to militarize the South China Sea features it occupies …

asiaUS obviously not willing to fight over South China Sea, Taiwan

Mark Valencia (writing at the Diplomat) finally admitted that it is s finally clear that the United States is not willing to confront China over the South China Sea. China continues to militarize the South China Sea features it occupies …

asiaASEAN economy should be larger than European Union by 2050

With a projected annual growth rate of over 5% a year, ASEAN is forecasted to overtake the EU and Japan to become the 4th largest economy in the world by 2050, behind China, India, and the US. This growth is …

asiaASEAN economy should be larger than European Union by 2050

With a projected annual growth rate of over 5% a year, ASEAN is forecasted to overtake the EU and Japan to become the 4th largest economy in the world by 2050, behind China, India, and the US. This growth is …

asiaChina BRI will boost ASEAN infrastructure and economic growth

China’s Belt and Road Initiative can help make up for infrastructure funding gap to support ASEAN’s regional initiatives namely the ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC 2025) and Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025). ASEAN countries are in dire …

asiaChina BRI will boost ASEAN infrastructure and economic growth

China’s Belt and Road Initiative can help make up for infrastructure funding gap to support ASEAN’s regional initiatives namely the ASEAN Economic Community 2025 (AEC 2025) and Master Plan on ASEAN Connectivity 2025 (MPAC 2025). ASEAN countries are in dire …

asiaMore innovation key to better economic growth through 2030

The Japan Center for Economic Research released a medium-term economic forecast for Asia from 2018-2030. India, Vietnam and Philippines should have high economic growth through 2030. In the baseline scenario, Indonesia should reach global upper middle-income level (over $4000 per …

asia7-Eleven and convenience stores are winning retail in Asia while private label and ecommerce are global trends

Shoppers are shifting multi-national brands to retail store brand products. For the first time in over a decade, shoppers in the U.S. actually made more trips to stores in 2016, taking an average of 109 trips per household. Despite this …