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Singapore to implement massive waste management system

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Singapore is embarking on an ambitious project to develop a technology road map that can help it deal with its rubbish, all the way...
Thailand to reclaim top rice exporter spot after poor Indian season

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Thailand is set to reclaim its status as the world's top rice exporter as weak monsoon rains curb India's crop, helping the Southeast Asian...
Japanese SMEs now favour Philippines over Thailand

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The Tokyo branch of the Metropolitan Bank & Trust Co. (Metrobank) said the political situation in Thailand has prompted some Japanese businesses to transfer...
Thai gold jewellery exports to India drop 80%

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Amid concerns over the certificate of origin issue, import of gold jewellery from Thailand has dipped by 80.7 per cent in 2013-14, the parliament...
Samsung wins license to invest $1 billion in Vietnam

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Vietnam authorities gave a license to a unit of Samsung Electronics Co. to invest $1 billion in a factory in the country's northern province...
Indonesian motorcycle maker to expand in ASEAN and to Turkey

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PT.TVS Motor Company Indonesia, the Indonesian arm of Indian motorcycle maker TVS Motor Company, is looking at entering Laos, Cambodia, Malaysia and Turkey in...
South Korea’s Kakao eyes Indonesia, Philippines, Malaysia for expansion

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Kakao Corp., the home of South Korea's biggest messaging application, plans to expand in Indonesia, the Philippines and Malaysia as it seeks to close...
Japanese food firms to invest up to $1b in Indonesia

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Some 20 Japanese food and beverage companies plan to invest a combined total of between $400 million and $1 billion in Indonesia, an Indonesian...
Japanese convenience store eyes expansion to Philippines

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Japanese convenience store giant Lawson Inc. has set its sights on the Philippines, a move that would further heat up the retail scene in...
Daihatsu to build new factory in Malaysia

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Japan's Daihatsu Motor Co said on May 28 it would spend about $185 million to build a new engine production factory in Malaysia. The plant...
China questions Vietnam’s commitment to foreign investors

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Anti-Chinese riots in Vietnam last week have raised doubts about its commitment to foreign investment, the state-run China Daily newspaper wrote on May 19,...
Movie about missing flight MH370 to be released in August (see trailer)video

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A film about missing Flight MH370 is among the more unusual projects being pitched at this year's Cannes Film Festival, held from May 14...
Gree Ventures raises Asia start-up fund worth $50m

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Tokyo-based venture capital firm Gree Ventures announced that is has collected cash for its second start-up fund of around 5 billion yen (some $50...
Middle East a hotbed for Indian start-ups

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Indian start-ups are eager to sell technology-enabled services and products in global markets are finding customers in the Middle East, the Economic Times reported....
Jetro opens office in Laos to promote investment from Japan

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The Japan External Trade Organisation, or Jetro, on April 28 held an opening ceremony for its Laos office in the country's capital Vientiane. The new...
‘Smart Technology 2.0’ will change business and industries: LG

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Smart technology will increasingly transform our lives and will continue to do so as it is joined with other industries. This was the key...
Indian IT firm plans new BPO centers in the Philippines

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Tech Mahindra, an information technology-business process outsourcing company based in India is expanding its footprint in the Philippines on the back of bright prospects...
Smart water management needed for Asian cities

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Key to the success of Asia's megacities will be smart urban water management, Lisa Hook, a senior program officer for The Asia Foundation’s Environment...