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Thailand to Become Asia’s Energy Trading Hub

Thailand is prioritizing energy trading in line with ASEAN’s increased volume of renewable energy generation. Soon, the country will have the first-ever Southeast Asian electricity super grid which supplies energy to its neighboring countries.

Malaysia: Asia’s Hottest Transit Hub for Drug Mules

Since 2013, an estimated 425 Malaysian drug mules are detained globally in 19 different countries. Singapore has the largest chunk of arrests, with 175 Malaysian drug mules arrested since 2013. Next in the list is Thailand with 49, Australia with 34, and 21 for Japan.

Asia Sees Increased Billionaire Population Growth

“Crazy Rich Asians” can never be more fitting to describe what is happening in this side of the planet financially. As of last year, Asia has already topped the charts in producing the most billionaires in the world, with North America and Europe trailing closely behind.

The Unbanked in Asia

Southeast Asia alone has 650 million unbanked individuals. Despite improving connectivity, many countries in Asia still show large percentages of the ‘unbanked,’ or people who simply do not have ownership or access to traditional bank accounts.

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Thailand to Become Asia’s Energy Trading Hub

Thailand is prioritizing energy trading in line with ASEAN’s increased volume of renewable energy generation. Soon, the country will have the first-ever Southeast Asian electricity super grid which supplies energy to its neighboring countries.