“I see a lot of people who now only order online and do not go to their nearby marts as they find it convenient to buy online.”

SUMIT JASORIA, managing director of, Myanmar’s leading e-commerce platform, highlighting the firm’s growth as more than half a million people visit the site every month.


“If the government opens up the opportunity for foreign buyers to hold residential leases for up to 99 years, like Singapore and Malaysia do, it will boost residential demand.”


PRASERT TAEDULLAYASATIT, president of the Thai Condominium Association.

“Rather than seeing each other as competitors, we may have to learn to collaborate more with one another.” 


Singapore’s coordinating minister for infrastructure, on the importance of the city-state being part of an interconnected port network.

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