Asia

Blockchain Geopolitics: Is It East vs. West or Is It Large Countries vs. Small?

While some countries are restricting blockchain projects, others are actively recruiting them.

David Niki

Elon Musk Is Sending Teams to Assist With the Thailand Cave Rescue

It's hoped his resources could save the boys from months spent underground.

Rachel England

5 Interesting Things About Japan's First Self-Made Female Billionaire

Yoshiko Shinohara joins the list of only 26 other self-made female Asian billionaires.

Rose Leadem

Taiwan to Ask for Removal of Uber Apps from Apple and Google App Stores

It entered the Taiwan market in 2013, and its growing popularity has triggered anger from domestic taxi drivers, who staged a massive protest against Uber earlier this year.

Reuters

Grab Raises $750 Million to Take on Uber in Southeast Asia

Since its launch in 2012, the company has expanded into motorbike hailing, carpooling and delivery.

Reuters

5 Reasons Early-Stage Startups Should Relocate to Asia

Why be 'ramen-profitable' in San Francisco when you can be 'pad thai-profitable' in Chiang Mai?

Michael Park

What I Learned From Getting Ripped Off by a Bangkok Tailor

And four other business lessons I was reminded of after spending two weeks in southeast Asia.

Why Your Startup Can't Ignore Asia

There are 4.4 billion people there, and more and more of them have fast Internet and smartphones.

Josh Steimle

What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Topics included entrepreneurship and climate change.

Reuters

Guinness Minus the Alcohol? It's Now for Sale in Indonesia.

While Indonesians sip on Guinness Zero, the company has no plans to bring the beverage to Ireland.

Kate Taylor

3 Tips to Set Up Operations in Asia

The head of a 50-year-old firm that was established in Japan shares his insights on the immediate future and why businesses should look to the region.

Jim Thompson