The BPO industry in the Philippines has emerged as one of the major drivers of the country’s economic growth, with increasing receipts underpinning robust domestic consumption. Faster economic growth is giving rise to higher incomes and increased spending power for many young Filipino consumers – including almost all those employed in the BPO sector.
Jiaoge Yazi is the first company to sell roast duck online. Launched in March this year, its market valuation reached Rmb50 million in just a few months. Its remarkable success has come from its ability to harness the latest trends in digital marketing.
With China and Korea stealing the plaudits in the Asian film industry, Japan is looking to reclaim its global reputation as a moviemaker, with co-productions offering clear opportunities for Hong Kong cinema companies and TV deal brokers.