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Indonesia’s “smart Kiosk” Startup Raises More Funds To Digitise Street Vendors

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Indonesian micro-retail tech startup Warung Pintar (“smart kiosk”) has secured new funding of $27.5 million in a Series B round participated by its existing...
Singapore seeks UNESCO status for hawker centers – Malaysians not amused

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his speech at the republic's National Day Rally on August 19 said that the city state will...
Durian crisis in Malaysia: Prices for the fruit fall as low as to RM1

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Durian prices have dropped dramatically in Malaysia due to an oversupply caused by hot weather, vendors say. Reports came in from markets in Kedah...
Ramadan’s over: A stroll through Brunei’s Gadong Night Market

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Among the remarkably plentiful sights to see in Brunei is one place everybody who is interested in Asian food and/or authentic local markets shouid...
Singapore, Makati, Bangkok: Highest cost of living in Southeast Asia

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The 2018 Cost of Living Index compiled by crowd-sourced global database Numbeo ranked Singapore, Makati and Bangkok as the three cities with the highest...
Jakarta startup digitises street vendors with WiFi, smart tech

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An initiative by private investors in Indonesia aims at beefing up the kiosks of street vendors in Jakarta with smart technology and WiFi connections...
Vietnam to cooperate with Qatar in food security

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Vietnam and Qatar have decided to work closer in the field of food security as the Middle East country is looking for new import...
Singapore hits back at “boring” classification with witty video

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The Singapore Tourism Board posted a response to a city ranking by travel guide magazine Time Out which placed the city as second-most boring...
Malaysia lauded as Asia’s best retirement destination

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Malaysia has been named the best destination to retire among Asian countries on the newly issued Retirement index 2018 list by International Living.com. According to...
Thai-owned Sabeco aims to conquer half of Vietnam’s beer market

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Vietnam's largest brewer, Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp., or Sabeco, after its acquisition by Thai Beverages has set a target to grow its share of...
Thailand boosts organic farming

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Thailand made another step forward in its aim to increase the share of organic farming in its agriculture sector as 20 northeastern provinces signed...
US firms in Malaysia not amused about boycott action

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Calls by some Malaysian politicians and Muslim activists to boycott Israel- and US-related products after US President Donald Trump’s recognition of Jerusalem as the...
Bangkok street food vendor gets Michelin star

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A street food vendor in Bangkok's old town received a Michelin star in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for the Thai capital,...
Finally, McDonald’s ventures into Communist heartland Hanoi

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US fast food chain McDonald’s, the epitome of Capitalism, on December 2 finally opened its first store in Vietnam’s capital Hanoi, one of the...
Saigon Beer kicks off global roadshow ahead of IPO

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Vietnam’s largest beer company Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp, or Sabeco, has commenced its international roadshow in Singapore on November 24, ahead of the...
Thai street vendors adopt digital payment system

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Bangkok’s street hawkers, including cloth and food sellers, are joining the digital revolution as some of them started adopting new digital payment systems based...
Thai jasmine rice variety named best in the world

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The World Rice Conference at its annual meeting in Macau on November 8 declared Thailand's fragrant Hom Mali variety the world's best rice, maintaining...
Living in Asia’s top cities most expensive, Singapore, Hong Kong remain on top

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Cities in Asia are becoming more and more expensive to live for expatriates and locals alike, the newly released Worldwide Cost of Living report...