[Interview] PSB Academy: Up-Skilling In A New Learning Economy

YoungUpstarts

Dr Liow: We had one recent graduate who decided to join forces with his dad to manage the family-owned backpackers chain in Yangon, Myanmar. For an entrepreneur to be successful, the business must be able to solve a particular problem and there will be demand from customers.

[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

Rising consumer demand in China itself has also led its own manufacturers to favour selling domestically. With consumer demand booming in inland Asian cities, however, road, rail and air transport networks will take on greater prominence over sea transport. Beneficiaries include ASEAN mainland cities like Thailand, Myanmar, Laos, Cambodia and Vietnam. Are China and India still the “factory” and “outsourced service provider” of the world?

The Secret Sauce of a Successful Smart City

Austin Startup

Myanmar, which has an exceptionally high rate of infant mortality, is providing pregnant women with a free app from Council member Ooredoo that provides health alerts with care information and locations of medical services. That last point demands more attention, as it’s one of the biggest sources of risk and missed opportunities in smart cities projects. Cartoon of a Smart City Project’s “Secret Sauce” for Success! A city isn’t smart because it uses technology.