In today’s crucial and complex world, it has become evident that the success of developing countries in working locally and leveraging their combined capabilities globally to grab new possibilities is critical. That is precisely the path that five Southeast Asian countries embarked on 50 years ago when they formed the…

Indonesia’s Metro

Despite of its limited natural resources and geographical location, Indonesia has played a minor part in the global economy since the mid-twentieth century, and its significance has been substantially less than its size, resources, and geographic location would suggest.

Aside from crude oil and natural gas, the country is a…

Cultural Mosaic

ASEAN is comparable to a pattern of pieces. A strategically arranged geographical location where different type of cultural exchange happens. Like a mosaic, it is a combination of diverse elements forming a more or less coherent whole.

The ASEAN region is divided into two, the Mainland and Maritime Southeast Asia…

Southeast Asia As A New Silicon Valley For Startups

The ASEAN integration we all envision for the AEC Blueprint 2025 aims to enhance economic unification and create a more connected economic community that includes a cohesive and blended type of economy; enhanced connectivity and sectoral cooperation for a competitive, innovative and dynamic ASEAN. …

Nowadays, the world agriculture is totally facing a major challenge, which includes on how to feed a growing world population, in reducing the rural poverty in the world, especially in Asia and how to manage the ecosystem goods and services in light of global environmental change. There are three major…

Southeast Asia highly adored rice as the central source of calories and dominant symbol of nurture, where in fact it is primarily rice agriculture which is the primal use for making noodles, rice flour and even rice wine. The largest exporter of rice is Thailand, for having about eight million…

Southeast Asia highly adored rice as the central source of calories and dominant symbol of nurture, where in fact it is primarily rice agriculture which is the primal use for making noodles, rice flour and even rice wine. The largest exporter of rice is Thailand, for having about eight million…

Pray Nadal

Pray Perez Nadal is currently taking Master of ASEAN Studies at University of Philippines Open University (UPOU).

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