Living Life Full of Patterns and Preserving Vietnam’s Tradition through Cement Tile

When we got a chance to talk virtually with Ngoc Truc, we would never imagine a lady to be a driving force of such a big operation of cement tiles. We can only imagine how strong and fierce Ngoc Truc in person would be. It's then an honor when Ngoc Truc, who also is called … Continue reading Living Life Full of Patterns and Preserving Vietnam’s Tradition through Cement Tile

Meet Erwin Parengkuan, Creating Future Communicators in Indonesia

TalkInc, Indonesian company, Indonesian SMEs, Small Medium Enterprises, entertainment industry, ASEAN SMEs, ASEAN business, Southeast Asia Business

Erwin Parengkuan surely is not an unfamiliar name in the world of master of ceremony in Indonesia. He started his career in the entertainment industry since 1989 and he first met his MC partner Becky in early 90’s also in entertainment industry. He and Becky then started TalkInc (CBN-ID000000448) exactly 14 years ago, spending only … Continue reading Meet Erwin Parengkuan, Creating Future Communicators in Indonesia

Can You Make Money Out of Your Passion? Learn it From Couple Entrepreneur Nadja & Enan

Couple entrepreneur

You might have been deciphering lately whether you can make money out of your passion or not. Can your passion be turned to a profitable business? If that question has been boggling your system, learn it from the couple entrepreneur, Nadja Castillo and Enan Junioso who pursued their passion in journaling to start an indie … Continue reading Can You Make Money Out of Your Passion? Learn it From Couple Entrepreneur Nadja & Enan

Meet Nolan Ray & Egay, A Domestic Helper Turned Successful Entrepreneurs

ButtonUp Mushroom Farm, Philippines SMEs, Philippines Business, ASEAN SMEs, Southeast Asian Business, Small Medium Enterprises, ASEAN

How does it feel to be away from your family because it's the only way you and your family would survive? The Founder of ButtonsUp Mushroom Farm (CBN-PH000000189) is a former domestic helper and all of the owners are actually former and current Overseas Filipino Workers. Egay, the former Domestic Helper in Singapore is a single … Continue reading Meet Nolan Ray & Egay, A Domestic Helper Turned Successful Entrepreneurs

Meet Lazarus Toto, Fighting Unfair Prices of Meat in West Timor to Give a Better Life for Farmers

Ranch, West Timor, Toto Ranch, Indonesia SMEs, ASEAN SMEs, Small Medium Enterprises

It was a meant-to-be realization for Lazarus Toto, owner of Toto Ranch (CBN-ID000000281). On one of his visits to the capital city Jakarta, Indonesia, he realized during a steak lunch at local steakhouse how outrageous the price of 180 gram of steak. 4 hours later, back at his hometown, same steak dinner with bigger portion costs … Continue reading Meet Lazarus Toto, Fighting Unfair Prices of Meat in West Timor to Give a Better Life for Farmers

Meet Nitesh Gianchandani, Helping Turning People’s Passion into Real Profession

Nitesh Gianchandani, PLATO Indonesia, Indonesian Business, Indonesian SMEs, ASEAN SMEs, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs Indonesia

Admitting to being a driven person from a young age, Nitesh Gianchandani had always swum against the stream. Based on his own experience to have a profession that is led by his passion, he created PLATO Indonesia (CBN-ID000000189), a platform that helps its members to decide what field of work they felt most energized with, and … Continue reading Meet Nitesh Gianchandani, Helping Turning People’s Passion into Real Profession

Meet Lun Borey, Earning a Place in the Business of Developing Cambodian People’s Value

3G Agent Co., HR Management, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs Cambodia, Cambodia Business, Small Medium Enterprises

The journey Lun Borey took to get to where his company, 3G Agent Co., stands now is nothing short of difficulties. Since childhood, Lun Borey had dreamed of having his own business, because he saw no other way to improve Cambodians living standard other than having his own business. This drive made him pursued his … Continue reading Meet Lun Borey, Earning a Place in the Business of Developing Cambodian People’s Value

Meet Sittiphone, Helping Laotian Students Getting Ready with Their Career

Karuna Sole, Laos Business. Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, ASEAN SMEs, Laos

Not many people are lucky enough to know what direction they want to go once they graduate from school, and Sittiphone Thapesupanh sure knew about it. A graduate of a US and Australian scholarship himself, Sittphone sure has his heart set on furthering young people's career, and he saw the need to address the issue … Continue reading Meet Sittiphone, Helping Laotian Students Getting Ready with Their Career

Kanika Thet: I am Providing Electricity in More Than 20,000 Cambodian Households

Akisani Toek Chhou Co., Ltd

Akisani Toek Chhou co., Ltd (CBN-KH000000033) started as a family-run business by my father whom is an electrical engineer. He could see that electricity is not just a necessity but a root to advanced development. My father believed that it is an opportunity to start a business for ourselves and to contribute in accelerating the development … Continue reading Kanika Thet: I am Providing Electricity in More Than 20,000 Cambodian Households

Meet Thomas Choo, The Positive “Face” Behind Debt Collection Industry in Singapore

A born salesperson and people leader, Thomas Choo has been involved in collection industry since 1989. He was also part of Dun & Bradstreet regional senior leadership team in Singapore, overseeing business development activities, including collection business. His passion in collection business led him to set up Thomas Carlington (CBN-SG000000055) in 2005, a debt collection and call … Continue reading Meet Thomas Choo, The Positive “Face” Behind Debt Collection Industry in Singapore