Optimism In The Face Of Current Reality

Feld Thoughts

Global tensions over nuclear arms, crisis in Myanmar, bloody civil wars in Syria and Yemen. Let’s start with an awesome dog taking himself sledding.

8 Tips On Intercultural Communication And International Etiquette To Create Successful Business Relationships In Asia

YoungUpstarts

And since opening its borders to global trade in 2012, Myanmar, formerly Burma, is creating an extraordinary entrepreneurial environment owing to its “greenfield” advantage: a rare opportunity to build a fit-for-purpose economy to suit the modern world. By Sharon Schweitzer, J.D.,

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King Zuckerberg

Andrew Payne

But I was not aware of this story: The most extreme example of Facebook manipulating speech happened in Myanmar in late 2017. I’ve long argued that Mark Zuckerberg is the most powerful unelected person in the world, by far. The race isn’t even close and hasn’t been for a long time.

Franchises Finding International Niches

The Entrepreneurial Mind

Indonesia, Thailand, the Philippines, Malaysia, Singapore, Vietnam, Myanmar, Brunei, Cambodia and Laos are all seeing rapid growth in American franchise restaurants. ENTREPRENEURIAL PROFILE : Tony Chew: KFC Vietnam.

Financial Literacy Across Asia Declining: Mastercard

YoungUpstarts

Financial services provider MasterCard has announced the results of its MasterCard Financial Literacy Index, which revealed that progress towards improving basic finance knowledge and skills across Asia Pacific has stalled as 12 of 16 countries record lower scores in financial literacy.

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[Singapore] What You Googled This Year: Top Google Searches Of 2012

YoungUpstarts

8 Myanmar.

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[Review] The Rise Of The New East

YoungUpstarts

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? How big is the market for Muslim-friendly products and services?

Sasha Lubomirsky Has Held Design Leadership Roles at YouTube, Android, Airbnb and Medium. Damn! Here’s Five Questions With Her.

Hunter Walker

Traveling is big for both of us—we just got back from Myanmar which was quite an adventure, and basically a break from the internet since it’s not that easily accessible there yet. I met Sasha Lubomirsky during our YouTube days where she led User Research for the Design team.

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Altgate

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. Cartoon of a Smart City Project’s “Secret Sauce” for Success!