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Arno Maierbrugger

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Mekong sunset Luang Prabang_Arno Maierbrugger

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Laos will close its “Visit Laos Year 2018” promotion well short of the five million tourist arrivals target, the Vientiane Times quoted officials. According to...

Kim Jong-un & Donald Trump

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Vietnam has expressed interest in hosting the second US-North Korea summit, while high-level officials of the two countries were confirmed to have visited Vietnam...

Online Shopping Philippines

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The Philippine e-commerce industry is poised for exponential growth, with its share of the Southeast Asian market expected to be worth $10 billion by...

Tokopedia Office

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Indonesia’s leading e-commerce portal Tokopedia said on December 12 it has raised $1.1 billion in funding from investors including Japanese tech holding SoftBank’s Vision...

Thailand Elections

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Thailand's military government has said political parties are free to start campaigning ahead of a long-awaited election scheduled for 24 February, 2019. The announcement...

Bangkok Riverside

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Bangkok, Singapore and Kuala Lumpur made it once again into the top-ten list of most visited cities 2018 issued by business intelligence firm Euromonitor...

Siem Reap New Airport

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Cambodian has ambitious plans to increase the number of tourism arrivals from six million in 2018 to 12 million by 2025 as it builds...

Angkor Wat Cambodia

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Cambodia’s first ever computing camp is due to be held in Siem Reap this month to promote literacy on cyber security, open-source software, social...

Thailand Unequal Wealth

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Thailand has overtaken Russia and India as the most unequal country in the latest survey by Credit Suisse. Two years ago, Thailand ranked third...

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AirAsia Group, the largest low-cost carrier in Southeast Asia, said December 6 that it has agreed with a partner in Vietnam to launch a...

Vsmart Mobile Phones

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Vingroup, Vietnam’ biggest listed firm by market value and a conglomerate with businesses that range from real estate to retail to tourism to automotive,...

Foxconn iPhone

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Taiwanese electronics assembler Foxconn Technology Group is planning to open an iPhone manufacturing facility for Apple in Vietnam to mitigate the effects of the...

E-commerce Smartphone

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The Malaysian government has set an annual growth rate target of 20 per cent for the e-commerce sector in the country, from 14.3 per...

Pyongyang street North Korea_Arno Maierbrugger

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Vietnam is set to teach secluded North Korea lessons of how to open its economy during a visit of North Korea's foreign minister Ri...

Kuala Lumpur Malaysia Monorail

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Malaysia’s foreign direct investments (FDI) volume increased to 49 billion ringgit ($11.72 billion) for the first nine months of this year compared with the...

Singapore Bus On-demand

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Singapore is launching a six-month trial of an on-demand public bus service on December 1, using technology to reduce congestion and costs in what...

Voyager Innovations Headquarter

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One of the year’s largest fintech investments in Southeast Asia and the largest-ever in the Philippines has closed after Metro Manila-based Voyager Innovations announced...

Tokopedia Shop

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The annual “e-Conomy Southeast Asia” study conducted by Google and Singapore's state holding company Temasek found that Indonesia’s digital economy is poised to become the...