The imprisonment of a young, female Lao environmentalist who simply asked for help for flood victims should be a matter of deep concern to the international community.
China's economy is growing at its lowest rate in over 30 years, but if the country's nearly 40 million small and medium-size enterprises (SMEs) could overcome a lack of access to funding, they could become a powerful engine of economic dynamism. Can digital innovators close the SME financing gap?
South Korean movie Parasite won the Oscar. The country's recent drama series Crash Landing on You, featuring an impossible love story between a North Korean soldier and South Korean billionaire heiress also had many Thai viewers swooning over the gentlemanly officer and his romance.