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If anything can be said about Apple products, it’s that they are game changers. This week, the widely publicised Apple Developers’ Conference, which began...

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The next big step for ASEAN will be the AEC

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A look at the start-up scene in ASEAN brings to light that there are a number of fresh firms around that have high potential...

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Myanmar, in cooperation with the Asian Development Bank (ADB), will build a new highway linking the northeastern part of India with Myanmar. The ADB has...

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The GCC-Asia Trade and Investment Conference is scheduled to be held in Manama, Bahrain later this year in October, a bulletin by the Bahrain...

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Despite lots of commitments for cooperation within the ASEAN bloc at the World Economic Forum on East Asia in Myanmar from June 5 to...

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After five years in a row of missed opportunities, the UAE and Qatar are under consideration for a reclassification from their current frontier market status to that of emerging market, a move deemed overdue by some.

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Ooredoo, Qatar's national telecom company - formerly Qatar Telecom - said on June 5 that it would invest $15 billion in rolling out a...

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The future of mobile location-based services lies in its rapid adoption of indoor technologies. By Christian Carle, CEO and founder of Pole Star* For more than...

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What is the ratio between unemployment and corruption in ASEAN countries? This infographic shows the correlation between both factors.

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Four ASEAN countries on June 5 at the World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2013 held in Myanmar signed an agreement to facilitate...

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The World Economic Forum (WEF) on East Asia 2013 puts Myanmar in the spotlight. The country has received massive investment pledges in the line-up to the prestigious conference, but with high potential also comes risk.

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In an effort to cut costs for the Philippines’ emerging semiconductor and electronics industries, the government has launched the country’s first laboratory to conduct...

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Unnoticed by many, member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) have stepped up their spending for space science in the past,...
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The collapse of the ceiling of a shoe factory in Cambodia on the morning of May 16 left at least two dead and injured...

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Singapore’s largest telecoms provider, SingTel, said it will set aside $1.6 billion over the next three years for startup acquisitions in Southeast Asia,  preferably...

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Agriculture is the next sector the Brunei government has set sights on to transform its oil-dependent economy, a forward-thinking measure that future generations will certainly be thankful for.

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Solar power plants are suitable for Sarawak’s equatorial location on Borneo, and the low frequency of debilitating storms make the energy source especially viable, writes Justin Calderon after an on-site inspection.