Ethics and profits for Unilever
Unilever's chief executive, Paul Polman, talks about the challenge of bringing local products to local markets while keeping the global consumer goods maker on the path of profitable corporate and social responsibility.
Suu Kyi addresses Rohingya crisis
Myanmar’s de facto leader Aung San Suu Kyi talks about the refugee situation unfolding on the country’s border with Bangladesh and how her government is working to accommodate the hundreds of thousands that have been displaced.
'Digital footprint' marches across India
Nandan Nilekani, the co-founder Infosys, says the access to phones and the general march of technology is changing India and other developing countries in fundamental ways, including in education, banking and gender equality.
SM Investments ready to benefit from infrastructure plan
Frederic DyBuncio, the president of the Philippine retail and real estate conglomerate SM Investments, says President Rodrigo Duterte's massive infrastructure plans will benefit SM, but SM won't be entering the infrastructure sector just yet.
Thai Union keeps growth in check
The president of Thai Union Group, the world's largest producer of canned tuna, discusses how his company is handling the strengthening baht, talk of acquisitions and the impact of Thailand's migrant-labor law on the fishing industry.
Spring Airlines aims for the middle
Wang Yu, the head of the Chinese budget carrier Spring Air, talks about the changing travel landscape in China, as a growing middle class looks to explore the world, and Wang wants his company to be the airline of choice for them.
CapitaLand's plans for beyond China
Lim Ming Yan, the president and group CEO of the Singapore-based developer CapitaLand, says China's economic slowdown is within the company's expectations, and that he is looking to focus more on expanding into more markets worldwide.
Taiwan could be keen on TPP
Taiwan should join the Trans-Pacific Partnership, in due time, says Taiwanese Premier Lin Chuan, adding that recent efforts by China to disrupt Taiwan's relations with other countries is counterproductive for cross-strait ties.
China's time to economically shine
Fred Hu, the chairman of the Primavera Capital Group, says now is the chance for China to join negotiations for the Trans-Pacific Partnership and for the country to accelerate domestic reforms to better facilitate China's economic status.
Mahathir celebrates Asian unity
Let Asia have its own trading currency, and let all countries in Asia come together without the need for U.S. authority, former Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Bin Mohamad says in an interview, in which he also shares some thoughts on Donald Trump.
Thailand still keen on joining TPP
Thai Deputy Prime Minister Somkid Jatusripitak says his country is very interested in entering the Trans-Pacific Partnership despite the U.S. no longer being involved. But first, let the other 11 members talk it out.
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