InsideOut: Business in Cambodia

CambodiaBy Gordon Jones -- A regular column concerning business in an emerging market, and its relationship with Japan -- The Kingdom of Cambodia, wedged uneasily between its larger and historically expansionist neighbors, Vietnam and Thailand, has a beauty and smile which belies its dark past. But scars remain and recent decades have been a difficult struggle to promote recovery and reconciliation.


TT-455 -- Small M&A's heat up, ebiz news from Japan

Terrie explains why M&A activity at the lower end of the market looks most likely to increase. For analysis of the market including details about buyout trends Read Now


One Village One Product

One Village One Product - MalawiBy Willhemina Wahlin & Dr Kaoru Natsuda -- Japan’s rural entrepreneurial scheme goes abroad -- The One Village One Product scheme is a way of rethinking the possibilities for small, rural populations, introducing ways to re-brand what they do best. Founded in the Kyushu prefecture of Oita over 20 years ago, it’s now being exported to some of the world’s Least Developed Countries. Still riddled with challenges, its greatest potential is the entrepreneurial independence it encourages in many of the world’s poorest communities.


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