US-China trade war impact on ASEAN

October 4th, 2018 by

Improper US practices escalate trade tension with China and pose uncertainties for Asia’s healthy growth Though enjoying a surplus of benefits from Sino-US trade despite deficit in goods, the current US administration has resorted to

Singapore’s housing dilemma: What are the broader implications?

September 12th, 2018 by

In the past year and a half, the issue of the 99-year leases on Housing & Development Board (HDB) flats has triggered off much debate. Now might be a good time to step back and

Why Women-Owned Businesses in Indonesia Stay Small

September 5th, 2018 by

Lin Che Wei, CFA – Principal Investigator with research support from Mardhianda W Padma and Briliana Wardhani Published by Centennial Asia Advisors and Independent Research & Advisory Indonesia From complex regulations to inflexible loans, the

Maintaining Momentum

September 3rd, 2018 by

From shifting demographics to climate change, Southeast Asia confronts a host of challenges Southeast Asia scarcely disappoints with its capacity to produce uplifting surprises. Malaysia’s voters recently proved the pundits wrong and elected a reformist

Get Ready For A Bumpy Ride

August 29th, 2018 by

In the past year, the global environment for Asian economies has grown ever more uncertain. The outlook for critically important drivers of Asia’s well-being – demand for its exports, prices of oil and other key