Investing in Indonesia: Emerging Opportunities With Complex Regulatory Risks

I was recently interviewed by Risk Assistance Network & Exchange (RANE) as part of an expert advisory panel on investor risks specific to the Indonesian market. The truncated version can be found here: http://bit.ly/2a9dYJ6  Any interested in the full interview, can continue reading below. What makes Indonesia attractive for investment? There are a few big draws to Indonesia from…

Meet the new President of the Philippines

On Monday May 9, some 55 million Filipinos will vote to elect their new president, vice-president, senators, and some 18,000 local officials. With a double digit lead over his closest rival, the anti-establishment and defiantly unrefined mayor of Davao City, Rodrigo “Digong” Duterte’s election as the 16th President of the Philippines appears imminent. The business…

Philippines Roundtable with DPWH Secretary Rogelio Singson

Yesterday in an event sponsored by the US Philippines Society and the Southeast Asia Department at the Johns Hopkins School of Advanced International Studies (SAIS) in Washington DC, Rogelio Singson, Secretary of Public Works and Highways (DPWH) of the Philippines, highlighted his attempts to reign in the waste and corruption prevalent in previous administrations. For…