Skip to Content
Asia Street logo

Our Blog

Shwedagon Pagoda before sunset, Yangon, Myanmar
What Myanmar’s Post-Coup Future Means for Companies

Amid the escalation of violence in Myanmar’s post-coup future, BGA Myanmar’s team, led by Acting Managing Director Judy Ko, has been closely monitoring what the unfolding events mean for the country as well as the implications for companies. While the prospects may still remain unclear on some fronts, this remains a key theme to watch in the coming weeks and months. First and most directly, the post-coup landscape is already affecting Myanmar’s economy. From the outset, the civil disobedience … Continue Reading

A small ginko leaf
A close up of a computer chip
US Chip Supply Challenge is a Case for Strong Taiwan Ties

BGA Taiwan Managing Director Rupert Hammond-Chambers wrote a recent commentary in The Wall Street Journal on the computer chip supply issue experienced by American auto makers and how the challenge is a case for …

A small ginko leaf Rupert Hammond-Chambers
Ravi Shankar Prasad
India’s New Digital Rules

In a press conference on February 25, the Indian government announced the Information Technology (Intermediaries Guidelines and Digital Media Ethics Code) Rules 2021. The rules represent the latest effort by …

A small ginko leaf Ratan Shrivastava
Protesters in the street against the coup in Yangon
How Myanmar’s Civil Disobedience Movement Matters

Since a military coup was staged on February 1, BGA’s Myanmar team, led by Acting Managing Director Judo Ko, has been closely monitoring the situation and updating our clients. One consistent …

A small ginko leaf
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi
The Significance of India’s New Budget

As part of BGA’s analysis of political economic developments on the ground from India, BGA India Managing Director Ratan Shrivastava outlined the contours of the country’s new budget presented to the Parliament by …

A small ginko leaf Ratan Shrivastava
General Pornpipat Benyasri and Lt. Gen. Gary Volesky greet Lt. Col. Scott Siegfried during the opening ceremony of Exercise Cobra Gold 19
Reinforcing the Pillars of the U.S.-Thailand Alliance

BGA Senior Director Desmond Walton recently participated in a January 19 event on understanding Thailand’s protest movement. The event, hosted by the think tank U.S. Institute of Peace (USIP), featured a range …

A small ginko leaf COL (ret) Desmond Walton