News & Highlights

  • June 2016
  • Alumni News

Korea's Warren Buffet

The Korea Herald profiles Hyeon-Joo Park (AMP 162), founder of Mirae Asset Financial Group, on his rise to prominence within the Korean economy and financial industry.
  • April 2016
  • Alumni News

Two Harvard Students Are Changing Lending in Southeast Asia

Recent HBS graduates, Kelvin Teo and Reynold Wijaya see entrepreneurial success in their quest to build a peer-to-peer lending start-up based in Southeast Asia.

New Research on the Region

  • August 2016 (Revised August 2016)
  • Case

Singapore Airlines: Premium Goes Multi-Brand

By: Rohit Deshpande and Dawn H. Lau

Singapore Airlines had long been considered the gold standard for its innovative customer service. However, the company was faced with new sources of competition, from the rapid growth of Southeast Asian low-cost carriers on the one hand, to the expansion of premium Gulf carriers on the other. The company, therefore, decided to launch a low-cost airline of its own called Scoot, the fourth brand in its portfolio. Now CEO Goh Choon Phong must consider how to grow all four airlines without cannibalizing its own market share or diluting the sterling brand of the parent airline.

  • May 2016 (Revised May 2016)
  • Case

Agricultural Revolution without a Land Revolution: The Megafarms of CP Group

By: William C. Kirby and Nancy Hua Dai

This case describes the megafarm model launched by the CP group as part of their efforts to ensure the safety and quality of their supply chain of agricultural products (particularly, eggs) in China while also promoting the welfare of Chinese farmers. This model was developed in close partnership with the local government, and received financing support from a local bank. The case asks students to discuss the potential for scaling this model across China.

  • April 2016
  • Case

Bank of Taiwan

By: Dennis Campbell and Dawn H. Lau

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