Focus Asia-Pacific

Asia's business, history, technologies and trends.

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Focus Asia-Pacific

Covering Asia's business, technology and trends so you can travel and do business with ease.

Episodes

Sunday Sep 12, 2021

Guillaume and I continue you our exploring Vietnam cities series by visiting the central highlands of Da Lat and Buon Me Thuot and the coastal cities Nha Trang and Qui Nhon.   For more information: Focus Asia-Pacific

Saturday Sep 11, 2021

Guillaume and I touch upon Vietnam's central region, including: Danang, Hoi An, and Hue.

Saturday Sep 11, 2021

I sit down and discuss the pros and cons of Hanoi vs. Saigon, the two largest and most popular cities for expats and digital nomads. If you are coming to Vietnam and are wondering what city is right for you, you definitely want to listen up.  

Saturday Aug 28, 2021

I speak with Phoebe Nguyen of Warren B, a one-stop shop for foreign business services in Saigon, Vietnam. Today, we discuss the rules and regulations regarding investor capital. CORRECTION: There's no minimum capital required for real estate investors as was mistakenly discussed.  For more information, see Warren B. Focus Asia-Pacific (www.focusasiapacific.com).     

Friday Aug 27, 2021

I speak with Guillaume Rondan of Move to Asia and discuss the top ways people make money to become digital nomads or live as overseas expats. If you have been wanting start an online business or side hustle, this episode is for you.    

Sunday Aug 22, 2021

Vice President Kamal Harris visits Southeast Asia this week. What does this signal from the Biden administration? What are America's interest and strategy?

Friday Aug 20, 2021

I discuss the exiting field of emerging markets with Ana Paula Picasso of Emerging Markets Today and Blockchain Bit. We cover the once popular term BRICS (Brazil, India, Russia, China and South Africa), the acronym's fading use, Brazil's rise and fall, and China's continued dominance. Take a listen to learn how fintech, transportation and tech start-ups are transforming Asia and Africa and will continue to make an impact for decades to come. Listen to the Emerging Markets Today podcast.

Friday Aug 13, 2021

I speak with Phoebe Nguyen of Warren B a one-stop shop for foreign business services in Saigon, Vietnam.  In this interview she discusses the three main kinds of business entities to help you decide which one to apply for. CORRECTION: Starting a bank account takes only 1-2 days, not 10-15 days as was mentioned. Also, due to just announced regulations, there is no minimum capital required to open a business account. Please inquire with Warren B. Focus Asia Pacific      

Thursday Aug 12, 2021

Guillaume Rondan of Move to Asia has called Saigon, Vietnam home the last three years and shares what you need to know and what to consider before moving to this Southeast Asian metropolis.  We discuss Saigon quality of life, cost of living, visas, being a digital nomad, coworking spaces, transportation, as well as what to see and do. Be sure to stay until the end as we reveal why we chose Saigon as our expat base over other Southeast Asian cities.  www.focusasiapacific.com  

Friday Jul 30, 2021

Rico Ngoma of Source Find Asia has been based in China since 2015. Learn three common myths and pitfalls as well as general advice when it comes to sourcing China products. 1. www.sourcefindasia.com 2. Rico@sourcefindasia.com3. Made in China podcast      

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