Covid-19 is taking an enormous toll on humanity, disrupting lives and livelihoods, but its unprecedented and overwhelming nature might also be a timely game changer, tapering the disconnect between words and actions when it comes to challenging the status quo, and encouraging a new phase of creativity and sustainability, while preparing the global economy for a more resilient and robust post-outbreak future. More
The Ministry of Finance has cut fees across a number sectors – including construction, tourism and banking – in a bid to bolster the business community in the face of the ongoing coronavirus outbreak. More
In a bid to mitigate the impact of the ongoing Covid-19 crisis, the Ministry of Planning, Finance and Industry (MPFI) has announced a raft of financial assistance and tax benefits for affected businesses and individuals. More
Bangkok-based American architect and hotelier Bill Bensley, Creative Director at Bensley Design Studios, made waves in the hospitality industry with his white paper, Sensible Sustainable Solutions, launched at the Thailand Tourism Forum in Bangkok in January. More
The National Development and Reform Commission and 22 other departments jointly issued the Implementation Opinions on Promoting Capacity Expansion and Quality Improvement of Consumption and Accelerating the Formation of A Strong Domestic Market (Fa Gai Jiu Ye No. 293 ) on 13 March, putting forward 19 opinions for promoting consumption in six respects More
Self-made industrialist Li Tao-tak (at left, main picture) was born and raised in Hong Kong; he retired from the plastic mould business in 2011 and invested HK$200 million (US$26 million) to establish Zhanxiang Farm in the Hunan Province. More
Despite creeping concern over the likelihood of a global economic slowdown, the leisure travel sector keeps forging ahead, much to the relief of delegates at this year’s ITB Asia event, the region's annual showcase for the travel trade.