Thitinan Pongsudhirak, Director of the Institute of Security and International Studies, Chulalongkorn University, says the "happiness fair" is an effort from the junta party to promote reconciliation.» Read More
Jalil Rasheed, Investment Director at Invesco, explains why Thai stocks have held up quite well despite the military coup. He also discusses the outlook for Indonesia ahead of July elections.
Glenn Levine, Senior Economist at Moody's Analytics and David Greene, Head of Dealing at AFEX Australia, discuss this week's key risk events down under.
Ben Collett , Head, Asian Equities at Sunrise Brokers, explains why Japan's inflation data for April will likely make the Bank of Japan "act faster, rather than later."
Adithep Vanabriksha, Deputy Chief Investment Officer at Aberdeen Asset Management, explains why domestic institutional and retail investors are scooping up Thai stocks despite the political crisis.
Dodge O. Dorland, Chairman & Chief Investment Officer at Landor & Fuest Capital Managers, explains his "wait and see" position ahead of May's jobs data due next week.
Jennifer Cheng, Founder & CEO, Chief Glam Girl, Glam-it!, describes how she made the switch from modeling into starting her own business. She also describes why Hong Kong is a ideal city for start-ups.
John Hathaway, Senior Managing Director and Co-Portfolio Manager at Tocqueville Asset Management, explains why the precious metal still holds appeal.
Nobuyuki Ota, CEO at Cool Japan Fund, describes how it is helping small and medium enterprises in Japan to venture abroad. He also explains the need to re-brand Japan with its cultural exports.
Michael Porter, Leader at Harvard University, Institute for Strategy and Competitiveness, explains how India's tax system is weighing down its economy.
Pieter Walraven, Co-Founder of PIE, describes the firm's focus in providing chat solutions for teams and companies.
Terence Kwok, Founder & CEO, Tink Labs, discusses the challenges he faced as an entrepreneur and the success of 'Handy,' the firm's fully customized smartphone.
Vinay Khattar, Head of Research at Edelweiss, says muted growth in passenger volume means that the operation of the A380 in India may put existing carriers at a disadvantage.
Ralph Chow, Director at Hong Kong Trade Development Council, says a central location in Asia and a free economy are reasons why Hong Kong has a conducive environment for entrepreneurs.
With famous parents who own Esquel Group and Harvey Nichols, CNBC's Emily Tan asks Dee Poon, Managing Director of PYE, what was the best advice she had from her parents.
Viktor Shvets, Head of Strategy Research, Asia at Macquarie, thinks investors are being too optimistic on Thailand and explains why he remains underweight.
Pavlo Sultansky, Ambassador of Ukraine to Singapore, says the most important task for Ukraine's Poroshenko is "to reinforce the unity of Ukrainians."
Manpreet Gill, Senior Investment Strategist at Standard Chartered Bank, says Indian financial markets will now be looking ahead to Narendra Modi's first budget presentation.
Speaking to CNBC at the World Economic Forum East Asia in the Philippines, Atsutoshi Nishida, Chairman of Toshiba, discusses the importance of Abenomics for Japan.
Marc Saxer, Director at Friedrich-Ebert-Stiftung (FES), expects the U.S. to mete out sanctions to Thailand in response to the military coup.
Alecia Quah, Senior Analyst, Asia-Pacific at IHS, thinks the country's interim government will likely stay in place for upto a year