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Pisa Results Not Flattering For Filipino Students

The Philippines is ranked the lowest in reading comprehension and second lowest in science and mathematics among...
Thailand Slips In Expat Country Ranking, Vietnam Surges

In a surprise development, this year’s Expat Insider 2019 report, which ranks the best and worst places...
Indonesia Seeks To Replace Civil Service Officers With Artificial Intelligence

Following his election promises to solidly cut red tape and encourage more investment in Indonesia, the country's...
Foodpanda Launches In Laos With 300 Restaurants

The Singaporean unit of food delivery service Foodpanda is expanding into Laos as its ninth country and...
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By Jeremiah Capacillo Ride-hailing: Giving commuters back time and help them save money
Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines Surge In World Talent Ranking, Thailand Drops

Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines advanced in the World Talent Ranking 2019 just released by Switzerland’s IMD...
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Singapore has been named the most beautiful city in Asia and the 11th most beautiful city in the...
Costs For A Beach Holiday In Thailand Now Partly Higher Than In Europe

The cost of a holiday in popular beach resorts in Thailand is now on par with or...
Singapore To Deploy Artificial Intelligence In Public Services

Singapore will put in place artificial intelligence (AI)-backed tools in public services such as municipal administration, education, health,...
Malaysia’s Grey Economy At 21% Of Gdp

The size of Malaysia’s shadow economy stands at around 300 billion ringgit a year, more than...
Thailand’s English Language Proficiency Drops To “very Low”

Sign in a grocery store in Bangkok As every expat knows and foreign visitors are soon to realise,...
Thailand’s Digital Economy To Grow To $50 Billion By 2025

In Thailand, the digital economy is expected to grow to a volume $50 billion by 2025 from...
Indonesia’s Gojek To Enter Ride-hailing Market In Malaysia, Philippines Next Year

Indonesia’s ride-hailing giant Gojek will expand into Malaysia and the Philippines by 2020 as the company is looking...
Brunei Opens Largest Rice Farm To Boost Food Self-sufficiency

Brunei’s largest commercial rice farm has begun operations in Kandol in the western district of Belait, with...
Online Spending In Southeast Asia To Quadruple To $120 Billion By 2025

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

Singapore’s first automated subterranean parking system for bicycles, launched with much fanfare in January last year, will close...
Thailand Will Be Host To World’s First Cannabis Festival

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

Not much signs of wealth inside Brunei's floating villages © Arno Maierbrugger At a whopping 31.7...