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Taxing the digital economy in Malaysia: How do we balance growth with sustainability?

Taxing the digital economy in Malaysia: How do we balance growth with sustainability?

As the digital economy gears up to be the new driver of development in Malaysia, tax policy will need to keep pace with the country’s ambitions towards increased digitalization. Photo: bigstock/szefe

Malaysia wants the digital economy to play a centr…

by · Wednesday, 3 October 2018 · Malaysia, Singapore

It’s the economy, genius

About a third (32%) felt that “reducing the poverty of many Filipinos” should be the main focus of government while 30% identified the need to create …

by · Wednesday, 3 October 2018 · Philippines

Amid growth, wealth gap widening in Aspac–Oxfam

BANGKOK—The disparity between the rich and the poor is growing despite the rapid economic growth and poverty reduction in Asia, international …

by · Tuesday, 2 October 2018 · Philippines

NegOr barangay creates 1st anti-poverty convergence committee

DUMAGUETE CITY, September 28 (PIA)—Barangay Guincalaban in Tayasan, Negros Oriental is the first barangay in the province to create a …

by · Tuesday, 2 October 2018 · Philippines
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India
Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Building up Bhutan’s resilience to disasters and climate change

Despite progress, Bhutan still has ways to go to understand and adapt to the impacts of climate change. And with the effects of climate change intensifying, the frequency of significant hydro-meteorological hazards are expected to increase. Photo Cr…

by · Monday, 1 October 2018 · Bhutan, India