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Pisa Results Not Flattering For Filipino Students

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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”

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
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...