Vietnam Seeks New Growth Model in Wake of TPP’s Demise

Vietnam Seeks New Growth Model in Wake of TPP’s Demise

Cheap labour, good personal security, and a stable government has long attracted foreign investment to Vietnam. However, the increasing minimum wage, capped working hours, and the looming death of the Trans Pacific Partnership (TPP) means […]

After 8 Years Cambodia E-Commerce Law Nears

After 8 Years Cambodia E-Commerce Law Nears

After eight years of discussions and negotiations Cambodia looks as if it might finally be getting close to introducing an E-Commerce law, with a draft resolution ready to submit to the Council of Ministers for […]

Vietnam’s Stellar Economic Growth Stumbles

Vietnam’s Stellar Economic Growth Stumbles

Last year’s extreme drought and contractions in the mining sector have combined to strip Vietnam of its stellar economic growth for 2016, while what effect the death two weeks ago of King Bhumibol Adulyadej will […]

Indonesia’s Overly Ambitious Tax Target

Indonesia’s Overly Ambitious Tax Target

Once again Indonesia President Joko ‘Jokowi’ Widodo has reshuffled his cabinet. One pleasant surprise is the return of Ms Mulyani Indrawati, who until recently was managing director and chief operating officer of the World Bank. […]