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Transport and Infrastructure

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Singapore lifts land to prepare for rising sea levels

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Singapore is preparing early to protect itself from the consequences of climate change, something other countries in the region such as Thailand and Indonesia...
Singapore’s first flying taxis to take off in 2019

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Singapore is set to begin test flights with flying taxis in the second half of 2019, the German company behind the technology said in...
Singapore cracks down on “shoe box”-sized apartments

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Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on October 18 announced an upcoming regulatory change for the city state’s property developers, mandating that the average size...
Vietnam’s new car maker debuts with two models at Paris Motor Show

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VinFast, Vietnam’s new home-grown car manufacturer and a subsidiary of Vietnamese industry conglomerate VinGroup, unveiled its first two passenger vehicles, a saloon and an...
Malaysia’s new car brand to make first appearance in 2020

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Malaysia’s new national car project is expected to roll out its first model before or by 2020, media was told at a press briefing...
Filipino entrepreneur builds passenger drone for traffic-plagued cities (video)

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A Philippine inventor has constructed a large drone suitable for passenger transport and found a partner for mass production in Australia. Former dancer and camera...
Philippine inflation could rise to 7%, only lagging Myanmar’s in ASEAN

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Filipinos are increasingly forced to tighten their belts in the wake of a continued high inflation rate which reached 6.4 per cent in August...
Loss-making Thai Airways frets about $3-billion plane purchase

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Thailand’s flag carrier Thai Airways, whose business model is under heavy attack from regional discount carriers, is under pressure from the government as 51-per...
Agreement signed to build China-Myanmar Economic Corridor

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Myanmar and China signed a memorandum of understanding to set up the China-Myanmar Economic Corridor (CMEC) as part of Beijing’s Belt and Road Initiative,...
Inspired by Singapore, Hanoi considers congestion charge for motorists

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The Hanoi Department of Transport is considering collecting tolls for private vehicles traveling into the inner-city areas which often face traffic jams. Vu Van...
Thailand seeks to lure more electric vehicle makers

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Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) has announced new packages and privileges for electric vehicle companies to establish operations in the Eastern Economic Corridor, a...
Malaysia axes Chinese-backed pipeline projects worth $3-billion

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The Malaysian government has finally decided to cancel three China-backed pipeline projects after halting work on them, The Financial Times wrote. The report said...
Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed railway postponed for two years

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Malaysia and Singapore agreed to postpone the development of a high-speed rail service between the two countries by two years, Malaysian business weekly The...
Grab to stoke up ride-hailing competition in Indonesia with $250m investment

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Singapore ride-hailing company Grab, which claims it holds 65 per cent of Indonesia's ride-hailing market, will invest $250 million through its newly launched unit...
Laos next target for Chinese tourist “invasion”

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With hordes of Chinese tourists overrunning one Southeast Asian country after the other as a result of a new travel freedom and rising spending...
Indonesia proposes palm oil to be used as jet fuel

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Indonesia, the world’s top producer of palm oil, has suggested to use palm oil as biofuel in jet fuel and asked Boeing and Airbus...
Malaysia shelves Belt and Road projects with China

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Malaysia has cancelled two multi-billion dollar projects that were part of China’s ambitious Belt and Road project, with Prime Minister Mahathir Mohammad saying that...
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Dili, the capital of the fifth-youngest nation on earth, East Timor, is an odd place within Southeast Asia for people used to the hustle...