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What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma
Interviews

What Happened When President Obama Interviewed Alibaba's Jack Ma

Topics included entrepreneurship and climate change.
Guinness Minus the Alcohol? It's Now for Sale in Indonesia.
Alcohol

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
Asia

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
4 Reasons to Pivot Your Business Toward Asia
Asia

4 Reasons to Pivot Your Business Toward Asia

Asia is an untapped market with huge potential, creating opportunities to grow businesses in a multitude of industries.
Zach Cutler
U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates
Supply Chain Management

U.S. Ports Dispute Causes Pacific Supply-Chain Disruptions, Higher Shipping Rates

West Coast ports are near gridlock and cargo delays are being felt throughout the U.S.
5 Tips for Choosing a PR Firm In Asia
Marketing Bootcamp

5 Tips for Choosing a PR Firm In Asia

The vast and increasing prosperous market is alluring but navigating the many diverse cultures requires good help.
Zach Cutler
Top 4 Crowdfunding Developments and Predictions for Asia in 2015
Asia

Top 4 Crowdfunding Developments and Predictions for Asia in 2015

The new year has arrived and for those looking to get into Asia's crowdfunding market, here are our predictions.
David Drake
Business Execs Who Stay in Asian Luxury Hotels Fall Prey to Cyber Espionage
Cybersecurity

Business Execs Who Stay in Asian Luxury Hotels Fall Prey to Cyber Espionage

Security researchers have uncovered a sophisticated campaign that targets executives once they sign on to computers using in-room wireless connections.
Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App
Marketing Bootcamp

Facebook Reportedly Weighing Integration of Uber Into Messenger App

Preliminary discussions between Mark Zuckerberg and Travis Kalanick point to the social network's stated desire to diversify and monetize its messaging platform.
Geoff Weiss
Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike
Chocolate

Hershey Raises Prices for First Time in 3 Years as Cocoa Costs Spike

As cocoa prices hit a three year high, chocolate makers are being forced to charge more for their sweet treats.
Kate Taylor
Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.
Productivity

Want to Be More Productive? Move Across the World.

A transplant from the U.S. to Hong Kong cites his newfound efficiency. Telecommuting can work, he argues.
Josh Steimle
Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205
Technology

Bottle of Macallan Whisky Sells for Record-Shattering $628,205

A six-liter bottle of rare Macallan 'M' whisky became the most expensive bottle ever sold at an auction.
Laura Entis
New Year, New Expansion: McDonald's to Open First Restaurant in Vietnam
Franchises

New Year, New Expansion: McDonald's to Open First Restaurant in Vietnam

Despite struggling with sales in Asia, McDonald's will open its first restaurant in Vietnam in 2014.
Kate Taylor
Moving Your Business to Asia? Beware the Beijing Bump
Growth Strategies

Moving Your Business to Asia? Beware the Beijing Bump

The latest cost of living survey from ECA International shows that China became more expensive in 2013 and Japan less so.
Catherine Clifford