( 3 mins read ) Over the weekend, the People’s State Power Party (Palang Pracharath, PPRP), which leads the government coalition, selected General (ret.) Prawit Wongsuwan as party leader and Anucha Nakasai as secretary general. Prawit was the number two
( 4 mins read ) Of the large Southeast Asian economies, the Philippines and Indonesia continue to grapple with the highest absolute number of new daily coronavirus diagnoses, and the trend is still unclear as to whether either country has
( 3 mins read ) Former prime minister Mahathir Mohamad and People’s Justice Party (PKR) leader Anwar Ibrahim have over the past few days hardened their respective positions on becoming the opposition’s candidate for prime minister. Each one insists, seemingly
( 5 mins read ) The Vietnamese government uses free trade agreements not only to pursue growth objectives but to force domestic reforms. Vietnam’s SMEs still suffer from weak integration into global value chains, compared to China and Thailand. The
( 5 mins read ) Confidence is weak in the government’s immediate ability to manage the public health risks. The only government stimulus program so far is equal to 1.1% of GDP, with the administration’s economic team resisting a legislative
( 5 mins read ) President Rodrigo Duterte’s signature law-and-order narrative may become less valuable politically should a serious economic slowdown ensue. While this will not manifest in immediate instability, it could weaken the government’s ability to pass legislation and
( 5 mins read ) Indonesia is allocating a substantial amount of stimulus money to its state-owned enterprises. The government likely sees state firms as playing an important role in maintaining economic stability. The longer-term outcomes could be mixed, however,
Maybe Chinese businesses are no more influential on America’s values than American businesses are on China’s values, and the world is not a moral battleground for worshipping souls. https://twitter.com/benthompson/status/1279429366552748032
A tech angle for Independence Day
no accident that the ur-invasion story, The War of the Worlds, comes out of Great Britain at the height of its imperial power. hell, H.G. Wells makes this exaxt point in the book.
Gran programa para domingo de cuarentena.
Domingo que viene 19:00 vamos a escuchar la historia de vida de Santiago Bausili @Kicker0024. Santi fue Secretario de Finanzas en ARGY, Director en Deutsche Bank y VP en J.P. Morgan!
Neunquen, de mano de Vaca Muerta, era la estrella en generación de empleo privado formal. We are not in Kansas any more. Datos a abril 2020. Fuente Mterio de Trabajo.
If the Meiji Restoration had never happened, Tokugawa Iehiro would be the next Shogun. Instead, he's a University of Michigan grad running for the Diet from Shizuoka. He's the great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great-great grandson of Tokugawa Ieyasu. https://twitter.com/hiro_tokugawa/status/1155427801937276928
Godin en el fondo https://twitter.com/CNNEE/status/1279431040210284545
¿Cómo logró Uruguay ganarle al coronavirus? https://cnn.it/2NUdY67
Acá hay un hermoso texto. Pero hermoso, eh?
Mundos íntimos. "Gracias por enseñarme a ser libre", la dedicatoria que le escribí a mi papá y estuvo olvidada muchos años https://clar.in/3gksPTe
Tokyo Governor urged residents to avoid unnecessary and non-urgent travel outside Japan’s capital as new coronavirus cases in the city rose on Saturday https://trib.al/4U1VGX6
Seconded. Ambassador Yamanouchi (@JapanCons_NY) absolutely nailed it.
This is just...wow https://www.facebook.com/JapanConsNY/videos/193877002042806/?d=t