When you think of Bali, you likely immediately think of black sand beaches stretching as far as the eye can see. Whilst Bali is known for its beach culture with some of the best surfing spots on the planet and an unmatched biodiversity to explore via snorkelling and scuba diving, this Indonesian island has so much more to do, taste, feel and experience than simply improving your tan. Known as the “Island of the Gods” for good reason, find Indonesia’s hidden gem of spa treatments, yoga retreats and intimate travel experiences perfect for the seasoned traveller once you head just a bit inland.
According to the World Bank, two of the world’s top 10 ranked economies—Singapore and Hong Kong—are in the Asia region as of 2019 with Malaysia now ranking in the top 20 and China breaking the top 50 for the first time. Many countries in the region have recently made reforms to permitting, licensing, taxation and increased the ease of starting a business over the past year. With the economies of the entire region booming and starting a business becoming easier and easier, why aren’t you doing business in Asia?
The ninth Rugby World Cup, held every four years and organised by World Rugby, is on from 20 September to 2 November in Japan. Held over the course of seven weeks, it is the third largest sporting event in the world.