23 Sep, 22
Welcome back to Strait Up, our weekly newsletter that makes sense of what’s going on in Southeast Asia.
Soaring food prices and unexpected supply shortages have been with us for a while now, courtesy of the double-whammy of a global pandemic and a war in Europe. But things are starting to escalate in some Southeast Asian nations. So this week, we look into their responses and the strategies they are employing to deal with rising inflation.
We’re also taking stock of what’s happening in the Singapore crypto saga and the recent activities of an Indonesian edtech firm, which remind us an awful lot of a certain edtech juggernaut in India…
Buckle up, let’s go!