A powerful earthquake of 6.8 magnitude struck central Myanmar on Wednesday.
It's been a tough year for Asean as tensions over China's incursions into the South China Sea have challenged its long-running practices.
Minh Phuong Dang built MP Logistics from scratch, and welcomes the competition Vietnam's growth will bring.
Brexit has a limited impact on the fundamentals of Asian economies, but will likely weigh on the Japanese yen, says ORC Intl's Bhavya Sehgal.
Weighing just 400g, the company's palm-size Fieldtrate Lite claims to remove bacteria and other pathogens, without the need for electricity.
Heineken is pouring money into Vietnam, which lags only Mexico on profitability, the Dutch beverage giant's APAC president tells CNBC.
Relaxing U.S. sanctions on Myanmar's banking sector will help financial transactions move, notes Peter Kucik, principal at Inle Advisory Group.
Alexander Feldman from the U.S.-ASEAN Business Council explains why the easing of U.S. sanctions will encourage companies to invest in Myanmar.
Sigve Brekke, Telenor Group CEO, says the firm is still engaged in dialogue with Myanmar's government about taxes on telecommunications.
Moe Thuzar from ISEAS Yusof Ishak Institute says that constitutional changes granting Suu Kyi the right to be Myanmar's president won't be immediate.
The National League for Democracy (NLD) faces constraints as the military still has a strong hand in the government, explains Stratfor's Evan Rees.
Macquarie University's Sean Turnell says Myanmar's new president Htin Kyaw could slowly introduce democratic changes to the constitution.
Investors stood in line to buy shares of the country's first listed stock: financial services-to-healthcare conglomerate First Myanmar Investment.
Bhavya Sehgal from Frontier Strategy Group says investors should monitor progress in Myanmar's broader macro financial system and its regulations.
Myanmar's retail investors are likely to be excited about having a different investing option, explains First Myanmar Investment's Serge Pun.
Investors are still assessing political stability in Myanmar and Aung San Suu Kyi's effectiveness as a leader, says Romain Caillaud from FTI Consulting.
Myanmar's stock exchange began trading on Friday with a single listed company some three months after it opened in the country's commercial capital.
The Bank of Thailand faces a tough policy decision, while SKorea will release Q4 GDP and Japan offers up inflation data in a short week.
Myanmar's parliament elected a close friend and confidant of Nobel laureate Aung San Suu Kyi as president on Tuesday.
One country held on to its decade-long spot topping the World Bank's ranking of the easiest places to do business.