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Author: Christopher W. Runckel

 Report Comparing Investment Costs for  5 Countries in Asia

Our proprietary-fee based 9 pages table of costs summary and three country investment cost comparison is available, along with full-report for each country listed.  Please contact us for more information on price and timing.

We update the information regularly and the detailed numbers are included in each of our country's report. The countries are: Vietnam, Thailand, China, the Philippines, Cambodia, Malaysia and Laos.

Factors are:  land cost, land ownership, plot coverage, building cost, Utilities: electricity, water, gas, heat, sewage/waste water, Labor: minimum wage, unskilled workers, skilled workers, salaries, freight rates and more.

(click here to see sample table)

  Security Report:

Monthly or bi-monthly report on the general crime, terrorist, protest and security situation in Thailand.  The reports are designed to help corporations  planning executive travel, investment and to monitor these events if they are already operating in these countries.

The report will also cover any major developments in government regulations concerning your industry and competitor information.

Similar report is also available for the following countries: Malaysia, Lao,  PDR, Cambodia and Vietnam

by Muller & Associates, www.SecurityInAsia.com, a corporate partner with www.business-in-asia.com

Please contact us for more information

  • Our interview with Author Mark A. Ashwill on his book Vietnam Today: A Guide to a Nation at a Crossroad
  • Our exclusive interview with James Webb - Former U.S.Secretary of the Navy, Assistant Secretary of Defense, full Committee Counsel of the U.S. Congress, and Author of LOST SOLDIERS
  • Our interview with Nick Wreden and his book: Fusion Branding: How to Forge Your Brand for the Future
  • Our Interview with Michael Breen on his book - Kim Jong-Il:  North Korea's Dear Leader Who he is, What he wants, What to do about him ..North Korea has been described by experts as the most dangerous country in the world.  Michael Breen provides in-depth look at the dark and secret Korea of Kim Jong-Il
  • Our interview with Christopher G. Moore and his book, Waiting for the Lady.  The book is set in Burma and the Lady in the title is Nobel Peace Prize winner Aung San Suu Kyi..
  • Our inteview with Bill Heinecke on his book - The Entrepreneur, 25 Golden Rules For The Global Business Manager.  William E. Heinecke founded Minor Holdings in 1967 - nearly three decades later it has grown into The Minor Group, spanning more than thirty companies.  The Minor Holdings Group has made significant investments in the marketing, manufacturing, food and property fields, employing more than 12,000 people and grown to become more than USS400 million in sales in 2002. Bill became a nationalized Thai citizen in 1991.
  • Interview with Cesar Bacani, Former Asiaweek business and financial editor, about his book: The China Investor
  • Interview with Michael Backman, author of Asian Eclipse Exposing the Dark Side of Business in Asia
  • Interview with Richard C. Koo, Chief Economist of Nomura Research Institute in Japan and award-winner of the Abramson Award by the National Association of Business Economics, Washington, D.C. in 2001.  Mr. Koo talks about his new book entitled Balance Sheet Recession: Japan's Struggle with Uncharted Economics and its Global Implication.


  • C. G. Moore - The First Publishing of a Major Detective Series by a Living English Speaking Writer in The Chinese Language in China.  Plus, his interview - Canadian novelist and former law professor once described by the Toronto Globe and Mail as the Hemingway of Bangkok
  • Interview with Jonathan Reuvid, Consultant Co-editor, Global Market Briefings Series  Doing Business with China - the 5th Edition.  This new edition which has just been issued in late 2006 is much easier to work with than earlier editions while still covering subjects with respect to China in detail.
  • Interview with Dick PoundInside the Olympics.  Richard W. Pound has been a member of the International Olympic Committee (OIC) for over 25 years.  He has served on the IOC Executive Board, and in 1987 was elected vice-president for a four-year term and served a second term from 1996 to 2000.  During the 2000 Summer Games in Sydney, he was acting president, and in 2001 ran unsuccessfully in the election to replace Juan Anotinio Samaranch as the eighth president of the IOC.
  • Mastering Business in Asia series focuses on the key issues facing Asian business.  This is a series of books written largely by Asians, many of them CEOs, heads of many top consulting companies, leading academics in Asian Universities, etc.  The Mastering Business in Asia series focuses on the key issues facing Asian business today and in the future.  It is written from an Asian business perspective and with real life Asian examples.  The series is also structured to appeal to executives as well as academics which should help to increase its utility and its popularity.
  • Interview with Charles Pigott, Senior Economist, Economic Co-operation and Development (OECD) - China Study on China in the World Economy and OECD Economic and Statistical Survey.
  • Interview with Mr. Omura and Mr. Tokuda of Nihon Keizai Shimbon, Inc. (NIKKEI) on their book: How Canon Got Its Flash Back: the innovative turnaround tactics of Fujio Mitarai The Innovative Turnaround Tactics of Fujio Mitarai
  • Signpost to the Net frontier: A new book explores Asia ’s Net sector, with an eye on the next generation of technology, reviewed by Derek Parker
  • Interview with Richard Duncan, Author of Dollar Crisis: Causes Consequences Cures  Richard Duncan has worked as a financial analyst in Asia for more than 16 years, conducting research and publishing investment reports on companies, industries, and economies from India to Korea.
  • Interview with David Michael, author of Asia’s Digital Dividends: How Asia-Pacific's Corporations Can Create Value from E-Business
  • Interview with Jane K. Cleland, author of Putting First What Matters Most: Proven Strategies for Success in Work and Life

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