South and Southeast Asia

South and Southeast Asia

News, insights and opinion on South and Southeast Asia.

  • 14 Feb 2017

    Changing streams on the Mekong River

    About 70 million people depend on the Mekong River for food security but the environment at all levels is changing rapidly.

    Luke Hunt Journalist & Asian corresponden

  • 31 Jan 2017

    Asia game has changed but ANZ still a player: Elliott

    ANZ CEO says on video bank is still committed to Asia, explains strategic emphasis.

    Andrew Cornell Managing Editor BlueNotes

  • 30 Jan 2017

    Asia still key to global economic growth

    TPP or not, policy must exist to help business compete on the global stage.

    Mark Whelan Group Executive, Institutional at ANZ

  • 25 Nov 2016

    India: it’s time to look west

    India has a government with the ideas and determination to make dramatic change.

    Richard Yetsenga Chief Economist, ANZ

  • 15 Nov 2016

    LONGREAD: the Rising Sun rising again in Australia

    Japan’s economic relationship is long and stable but in need of renewed vigour. Joining together in third countries is one answer.

    Greg Earl Ex-Japanese correspondent & Pacific editor for the AFR and former member of the Australia Japan Foundation board

  • 04 Nov 2016

    The Mekong: who’s training who? And who’s supplying who?

    A key plank of the Mekong’s development agenda is Special Economic Zones, but are they really helping businesses in them?

    Eugenia Fabon Victorino & Weiwen Ng Economists, ANZ

  • 04 Nov 2016

    Under the surface in Seoul

    Korea’s financial stability, approach to immigration and engagement between regulators and the financial sector are changing for the better.

    Tareq Muhmood CEO Korea & Managing Director Global Subsidiaries, ANZ

  • 25 Oct 2016

    The uncharted Mekong is ripe for picking

    For many international businesses the Mekong is unchartered territory. Here are some practical tips for success in the region.

    Anna Green CEO, ANZ Laos