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Online Spending In Southeast Asia To Quadruple To $120 Billion By 2025

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E-commerce spending in Southeast Asia will increase nearly fourfold to $120.9 billion by 2025 from $31.3 billion...
Singapore’s First Automated Underground Bicycle Parking System Flops

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Singapore’s first automated subterranean parking system for bicycles, launched with much fanfare in January last year, will close...
Ease Of Doing Business: Philippines Shines, Brunei Drops Most In Southeast Asia

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The new Doing Business Report 2020 issued by the World Bank, which measures 190 global economies on...
Philippines To Revise $180- Billion “build, Build, Build” Plan To Make It “more Realistic”

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Infrastructure construction in Makati The Philippine government, after a phase of promoting its ambitious “Build Build Build” programme...
Vinfast Makes Debut At Vietnam Motor Show

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The VinFast Lux SA 2.0 is based on the BMW X5 Vietnam’s first home-grown car brand, VinFast, a...
Ride-hailing Pioneer Becomes New Education Minister In Indonesia

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s new cabinet on October 23 appointed 35-year-old Nadiem Makarim, the co-founder and CEO of...
Thai Airways At Risk Closure – Malaysia Airlines Finds Investors

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Thailand’s national carrier Thai Airways could suffer the fate of being closed down if its modified restructuring...
Builder Of Thailand’s Tallest Tower Defaults On Loans, Halts All Projects

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Bangkok-based property developer Pace Development Corp., builder of Thailand’s tallest tower MahaNakhon in Bangkok, on October 21...
1mdb-linked Superyacht Has Become Trading Object

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Equanimity has been renamed Tranquility and put on the market at a 60-per cent premium A superyacht...
Myanmar’s Economy Picking Up Again Ahead Of Next Year’s Elections

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Government district in Naypyitaw, Myanmar © Arno Maierbrugger Myanmar’s GDP is projected to grow by 6.6 per cent...
New Mapping Technology Discovers 500 New Philippine Islands

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The Philippines has over 500 new islands, bringing the total number of islands in the archipelago to...
Mckinsey Tasked With Assessing Indonesia’s New Capital Project

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The Indonesian government has commissioned the local branch of US management consulting firm McKinsey & Company to...
Urban Mega Project In Bangkok Taking Shape

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The $3.8-billion fully integrated mixed-use district One Bangkok in the center of Thailand's capital is taking shape....
Indonesia Brings High-speed Internet To Remote Eastern Provinces

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Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo on October 14 announced the completion of the last leg of a 13,000-kilometer fiber-optic...
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Vietnam’s youngest airline Bamboo Airways expects a market capitalisation of as much as $1 billion from its stock...
Thailand Will Be Host To World’s First Cannabis Festival

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Thailand will host what it calls the “World Ganja Festival” next year, an event organised by the...
Brunei’s Youth Unemployment Highest In Southeast Asia: Imf

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Not much signs of wealth inside Brunei's floating villages © Arno Maierbrugger At a whopping 31.7...
Filipino jeepney drivers protest against phase-out plans for old vehicles

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The US-China trade war is hitting the Philippine economy © Arno Maierbrugger The World Bank has downgraded its...