You shoul try and squeeze in an indonesian visit as well Cedric... Malaysia you should check out the Malaysian Barista Group. I think there are 8 members. For the Phils you again should do a search. There are at least 15 members from there on BX I reckon.
hello...im from philippines,i own 2 coffeeshops.1 big 1 small(really small, about 3 tables only)..im a barista myself..but i am located in the Davao City,its in south philippines.