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 Jody Taylor, Connecting Aspiring Musicians to Their Future in Showbiz

WriteRhythm, music platform, online music platform, Bali Business, Indonesia, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs Indonesia, Indonesia SMEs

It is certainly nothing new and within Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, we see time and time again people who have made difference by doing what they love to do. This time, we are lucky enough to have a talk with Jody Taylor, a Bali-based music producer who started WriteRhythm (CBN-ID000000178), an online platform that connects music … Continue reading Meet Jody Taylor, Connecting Aspiring Musicians to Their Future in Showbiz

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

Meet Gigi Teoh, Empowering Hearing-Impaired Community in Malaysia through Gelato Factory

There is a nickname best described our next Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, and it is: A cool ice cream chef with a big heart! The door bell at Idolci (CBN-MY000000562) factory does not have the usual fancy ring, as a matter of fact, it has no sound!  It's connected to a light bulb, and when there's somebody … Continue reading Meet Gigi Teoh, Empowering Hearing-Impaired Community in Malaysia through Gelato Factory

Myo Zaw: I am a Part of Myanmar’s Business Future

I came back to Yangon after my university years in Australia in 2008 to join my family businesses (as a typical Myanmar-raised person). But after I got back to Yangon, I realized that the country was opening to the rest of the world and about to start promoting foreign investments and cross border trades. From … Continue reading Myo Zaw: I am a Part of Myanmar’s Business Future

Meet Nicholas Naing, Championing Myanmar through Connected Energy

Myanmar SMEs, Faces Behind ASEAN SMEs, Myanmar Business, SMEs

Nicholas Naing was a Yangon breed and stayed true to it until he completed his Bachelor of Engineering (Electrical Power) from Yangon Technological University in 2001. After that, he packed a 14 years experience in Transmission Distribution Electrical Projects.  He refined his craft and cemented his mark with his certification in Energy Management Professional and … Continue reading Meet Nicholas Naing, Championing Myanmar through Connected Energy

Meet Kon Chee Leong, A Force Behind Malaysian Millennials Realtors

V E Realtors Sdn Bhd (CBN-MY000000551) may be a new kid on the block, but the man behind the wheel is an industry veteran since 2005. Kon Chee Leong, a founder & a managing partner in his own right is also a British trained quantity surveyor. Kon's vision is to develop quality agents through formal training, and provide relevant support to help the team to … Continue reading Meet Kon Chee Leong, A Force Behind Malaysian Millennials Realtors

Meet Ronnie Ooi, Creating Modernized Culinary Heirloom in Malaysia

Ronnie Ooi is a corporate executive turned restaurateur when he chimed upon the idea of modernizing local eateries while visiting the Big Apple. With no prior restaurant experience, Ronnie and his family members started Annie1 (CBN-MY000000549) in Petaling Jaya, a busy district in Malaysia in 2008.  Annie1 built its extensive menu around Ipoh's (a beautiful city … Continue reading Meet Ronnie Ooi, Creating Modernized Culinary Heirloom in Malaysia