Authors Posts by Arno Maierbrugger

Arno Maierbrugger

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Ho Chi Minh City skyline at night The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s competitiveness ranking for 2019 is out...

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Vietnamese hotel and golf resort giant BRG Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corp, a trading company, struck a...

Malaysia’s Petronas Sets Up $350-million Startup Fund

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Malaysia’s state-backed oil and gas company Petronas has set up a $350-million venture capital fund in order...

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UK-based company Skyports Ltd. is building the world’s first “vertiport” for electric aircraft in Singapore, an early...

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Cambodia-based tech startup Meal Temple Group in partnership with Vientiane-founded KiwiPay has launched a new ride-hailing service...

Singapore Smartest  City In Southeast Asia, Others Not So…

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Traffic congestion in Metro Manila Singapore made it to the top of the Smart City Index 2019, the...

Philippines Has Lowest Female Labour Participation In Southeast Asia

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Women in jobs or seeking work in the Philippines made up less than half the female working-age population...

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Thailand’s commerce ministry is considering whether to remove certain innovation-related businesses from the list of those open...

Myanmar Lauded For Easing Business Environment

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Custom House along Strand Road in Yangon, a well-preserved British colonial building still fulfilling its original function © Arno Maierbrugger

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Thailand’s Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha on the sidelines of the 74th Session of the United Nations General...

Vietnam Economy Blasts Off With 7.3% In Third Quarter

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Vietnam’s economic growth quickened in the third quarter, underpinned by solid growth in exports and manufacturing, the General Statistics...

Thailand Only Asean Country That Drops In Digital Index

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Thailand is the only country out of five ASEAN nations surveyed in this year’s World Digital Competitiveness...

Sweden’s Ericsson Exposed For Bribery In Vietnam, Indonesia

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Swedish mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has been found violating the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)...

Thailand Cuts Tourism Arrival Goals After Thomas Cook Collapse

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Thailand’s tourism authority is reassessing its overall arrival target for this year after the demise of UK...

Majority Of Filipinos Content With Bloody Anti-drug Campaign

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A great majority in a representative poll amongst 1,200 Filipinos is satisfied with President Rodrigo Duterte’s bloody...

Private Equity Investors Set Up Association In Myanmar

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A group of leading private equity firms in Myanmar launched the Myanmar Private Equity & Venture Capital...

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Sport officials in Vietnam expect visitor numbers of no less than 300,000 for the country's first Formula One...

Vietnam, Thailand Benefit Most From Chinese Company Relocation Amid Trade War

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More Chinese manufacturers are looking to Vietnam and Thailand as a production base to avoid US tariffs,...