A new vanguard of remote workers wants to live in places such as Bali and Bangkok, but so far no Asian nation has created a visa program to let them in.
Sat Duhra of Janus Henderson Investors believes that although the recovery will not be smooth, it will be most visible in southeast Asia.
Few economies grew in 2020 when lockdown measures around the world to contain the coronavirus brought much economic activity to a halt.
Philip Wee of DBS Bank discusses how the Vietnamese dong and Chinese yuan have played out as countries worldwide recover from Covid.
Policymakers in affected countries will have to strike a balance of not drawing too much ire from the U.S. and avoiding excessive currency strength amid a weaker U.S. dollar, says Erik Nelson at Wells Fargo Securities.
The Treasury also added India, Thailand and Taiwan to a list of countries it says may be deliberately devaluing their currencies against the dollar.
A new survey of chefs and food enthusiasts named the most underrated food cities and countries around the world.
Earlier, Vietnam went 99 days without local transmissions until a cluster of cases broke out at a hospital in Da Nang in central Vietnam in July.
Most of us have no problem pronouncing the vast majority of food-related words: Turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy. But thanks to our increasingly diverse world (and increasingly diverse cuisines) there's been an increase in food words that a lot of us don't know how to say.
The best pockets of recovery are domestic travel in Taiwan, Thailand and increasingly, Vietnam, said John Brown of Agoda, a subsidiary of Booking Holdings.
Facebook has faced mounting pressure from governments over its content policies, including threats of new regulations and fines.
Japan deems Southeast Asia as "critical" to its economic future and wants to present to the region "the option" so it isn't too dependent on China politically and economically, says Tobias Harris of Teneo Intelligence.
Vu Van's AI-powered language app uses machine learning to help non-native English speakers improve their speech and pronunciation.
Tourist hotspots in Southeast Asia, such as Phuket and Bali, have been badly affected by the pandemic. CNBC's Nessa Anwar explores why tourism is picking up so slowly in Southeast Asia, unlike other regions such as Europe and the Middle East. (Disclaimer: Parts of this video were filmed before the Covid-19 outbreak.)
Stock market analysts in Asia clearly do not agree on who will win the U.S. presidential election. But they're pretty unified on how they plan to play it.
Climate change is a critical challenge that Southeast Asia must confront as the region seeks to expand its economy, McKinsey Global Institute said in a report.
Vietnam recorded its first two deaths from Covid-19 on Friday after winning plaudits worldwide for one of the most successful national responses to the pandemic.
Vietnam did not record any locally transmitted cases for more than three months until a resident from Danang tested positive on the weekend.
The Southeast Asian country is back on high alert after authorities on Saturday confirmed the first community infections since April, and another three cases on Sunday, all in or around Danang.
People in Vietnam say the Ministry of Health's handling of the coronavirus was decisive, strict, and ultimately, highly effective.