Thursday, Oct 18, 2018
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Thai Airways

Thailand 4.0 lays new runway for take off of aviation industry


Photo: Anna Zvereva

Thailand has high hopes to become the premier tourism and business destination in the fast-growing ASEAN region. The government’s strategy, “Thailand... Mar 21, 2018

Tourism & Culture | Transport | Asia-Pacific | Thailand



Japan’s investment in Thailand

Japan supports Thailand 4.0


Credit: Denis Todorut

As the Thai economy continues to evolve, so too is investment coming from Japan, which sees Thailand as the ideal gateway to the growing ASEAN region

Mar 20, 2018

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Thailand


Sosei World Co., Japan

Sosei Water: an answer to fracking concerns?




An environmentally minded Japanese company has developed a special water with unique properties that allow it to be used to power engines and even as... Jan 24, 2018

Energy | Asia-Pacific | Japan


iREX, Nov 29 - Dec 2, 2017

‘Come and explore how we can shape the future together’


Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division

Mr. Yasuhiko Hashimoto, Chairman of iREX 2017 and Managing Executive Officer of Kawasaki Heavy Industries’ Robotics Division, speaks with The... Nov 29, 2017

Industry & Trade | Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan



Discover Japan

Off the beaten track: there is so much more than Tokyo


Red-bibbed Jizo statues in Nikko National Park

Beyond the bright lights of Tokyo, Japan offers a feast of cultural, natural and gastronomic wonders to enliven the senses, such as Ise-Shima National... Aug 31, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan


The New Japan

Tourism: the new engine for growth


Mount Fuji is one of Japan’s most popular tourist attractions

With the goal of drawing 20 million inbound tourists annually by 2020 within reach four years ahead of schedule, the government doubled the target to... Aug 29, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Building the ‘New Balis’

10 Priority Destinations




The government has outlined 10 strategic locations and attractions which will be the basis for the “new Balis”.

Aug 28, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia



Regional Revitalization

Regional revitalization, the backbone of sustainable growth in Japan


Revitalization is imperative in many of Japan’s regions, which are suffering the impact of an aging population and the mass exodus of youth to major urban centers

A rapidly aging population has particularly damaging effects on rural economies. Japan’s youth are flocking to the country’s major urban... Sep 25, 2017

Science & Technology | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Japan Monetary Policy

BOJ’s negative interest rate to promote banking consolidation and diversification


It remains to be seen if the Bank of Japan’s move will pay off, but results elsewhere have been encouraging

The Bank of Japan’s unprecedented cut of interest rate down to negative territory aims at ending Japan’s chronic deflationary pressure.... Aug 23, 2017

Finance | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Tourism in Indonesia

Setting the stage for 20 million tourists by 2019


Arief Yahya, Minister of Tourism

Indonesia’s Minister of Tourism is committed to doubling tourist numbers over the next three years. This will be achieved by improving infrastructure... Aug 22, 2017

Tourism & Culture | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia



Japan Goes Global

The rebirth of Japan Inc.




Prime Minister Abe is pushing forward policies in an effort to open up the country’s economy to the global market. Japan Inc. is following suit... Aug 21, 2017

Industry & Trade | Asia-Pacific | Japan


Facilitating Business in Indonesia

Economic reforms grow key sectors, increase investment




Faced with challenging global economic conditions, Indonesia is improving the ease of doing business, attracting cash inflows and wooing investors,... Aug 18, 2017

Government | Asia-Pacific | Indonesia


‘We are very focused on solving real-world problems’

Mr. Vincent Chong
President & CEO of ST Engineering

President & CEO of ST Engineering, Vincent Chong discusses how the Group has moved from... Oct 17, 2018


“MITUTOYO stands behind every product; it supports our lives”

Mr. Yoshiaki Numata
President of MITUTOYO Corp.

For this interview with the Worldfolio, Mr. Yoshiaki Numata, President of Mitutoyo Corp.,... Oct 17, 2018


The leaders of automobile Lifts

Mr. Yasutoshi Sugiura
President of SUGIYASU CORPORATION

For this interview, The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Yasutoshi Sugiura, President of Sugiyasu... Oct 17, 2018


From Nagano to The World

Mr. Takahiro Koyama
President of KOYAMA CO, LTD.

In this interview, The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Takahiro Koyama, President of Koyama... Oct 17, 2018


A little piece of London in Tokyo

Mr. Garth Roberts
Founder and CEO of THE MEGURO TAVERN CO. LTD

The Worldfolio sits down with Garth Roberts, founder and CEO of Meguro Tavern Co., Ltd.... Oct 17, 2018


Passion Creates the Future

PhD Norio Minato
President of NSWest Inc.

The Worldfolio sits down with PhD. Norio Minato, Representative Director of NSWest Inc.... Oct 17, 2018


Supporting ‘Monozukuri’ with Force Measurement Technology

Mr. Mitsuhiro Imada
Representative Director of Imada Co., Ltd.

The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Mitsuhiro Imada, Representative Director of Imada Co.,... Oct 17, 2018


“Sky’s the limit for ASEAN” says airport chief

Lee Seow Hiang
Changi Airport Group CEO

In an interview with Worldfolio, Changi Airport Group CEO Lee Seow Hiang discusses the potential... Oct 17, 2018


Standard Chartered getting future-ready

Judy Hsu
Regional Chief Executive Officer, ASEAN and South Asia of Standard Chartered (SC)

Standard Chartered has been present in Singapore for 159 years and currently operates in... Oct 17, 2018


Resorts World Sentosa: Asia's lifestyle destination

Mr. Hee Teck TAN
Chief Executive Officer of Resorts World Sentosa (RWS)

The Worldfolio sits down with Hee Teck TAN to discuss Singapore’s booming tourism... Oct 15, 2018


Embracing technological disruption in real estate

Ming Yan LIM
Former President & Group CEO, Board Director of CapitaLand Group

CapitaLand is one of Asia's largest real estate companies. Headquartered and listed... Oct 15, 2018


Transforming shipping to a digital enterprise

Capt. Rajesh Unni
Co-CEO of Alpha Ori Technologies (AOT)

Capt. Rajesh Unni discusses how Alpha Ori Technologies is transforming the multi-trillion... Oct 04, 2018


DBS Bank: Digitizing at its core

Mr. Piyush Gupta
Chief Executive Officer of DBS Bank

The Worldfolio speaks to Piyush Gupta about how DBS Bank is at the forefront of a real digital... Oct 03, 2018


Innovating and challenging the status quo

Mr. Keita Horiba
President of SANYO MACHINE WORKS LTD.

The Worldfolio sits down to speak with Keita Horiba, President of Sanyo Machine Works, which... Sep 26, 2018


Advocating selfless leadership in business

Mr Victor Mills
Chief Executive of Singapore International Chamber of Commerce (SICC)

Ever since its foundation in Singapore in 1837, SICC has been a consistently credible advocate... Sep 26, 2018


NTU: Fostering the leaders of Industry 4.0

Professor Subra Suresh
President of Nanyang Technological University (NTU)

Nanyang Technological University (NTU) is an autonomous research university in Singapore... Sep 26, 2018


How BreadTalk became the talk of the town

Mr Henry Chu
Group Chief Executive Officer of BreadTalk Group Limited

Founded in 2000, BreadTalk is a food and beverages group which has a number of popular food... Sep 21, 2018


Makita: 100 years devoted better marine engine manufacturing

Yu Makita
Makita Corporation

Japan is the leading shipbuilder in Asia and Makita is one of its best ship engine manufacturers.... Sep 20, 2018


‘This country is future-focused’

Devadas Krishnadas
Chief Executive Officer of Future-Moves Group

Founded in 2012 by former civil servants, FMG is a fast-growing management consultancy whose... Sep 17, 2018


NCS: Differentiating itself through Design Thinking

Mr. Wee Boon Chia
CEO of NCS Pte Ltd

NCS is a member of the Singtel Group and is a leading ICT service provider with a presence... Aug 31, 2018


Linking the technologies of Industry 4.0 together

Mr. Iino
CEO of Office-FA

The Worldfolio sits down with Mr. Iino, CEO of Office FA, to learn more about his unique... Aug 30, 2018



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