Tech and Education

Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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The European Commission on October 17 adopted the long-planned trade and investment agreements between the European Union (EU) and Vietnam, paving the way for...

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Thailand’s outdated and somewhat defunct education system is holding back a new generation from becoming productive and innovative, it turned out in the new...

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Jack Ma, founder and outgoing executive chairman of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, said on October 13 that he plans to open an institute...

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VinFast, Vietnam’s new home-grown car manufacturer and a subsidiary of Vietnamese industry conglomerate VinGroup, unveiled its first two passenger vehicles, a saloon and an...

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Malaysia’s new national car project is expected to roll out its first model before or by 2020, media was told at a press briefing...

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A Philippine inventor has constructed a large drone suitable for passenger transport and found a partner for mass production in Australia. Former dancer and camera...

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American IT giant Amazon is planning a 14 trillion-rupiah ($945 million) investment in Indonesia, according to The Straits Times, which referred to local news...

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The turnover of Vietnam’s top 50 IT companies topped $16 billion last year and employment reached roughly 93,000 people, according to the Vietnam Software...

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Thailand’s Board of Investment (BOI) has announced new packages and privileges for electric vehicle companies to establish operations in the Eastern Economic Corridor, a...

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Vietnam has placed orders for Russian weapons and military services worth more than $1 billion, Russia’s state news agency TASS reported, according to Reuters.  “We...

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Malaysia and Singapore agreed to postpone the development of a high-speed rail service between the two countries by two years, Malaysian business weekly The...

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Singapore ride-hailing company Grab, which claims it holds 65 per cent of Indonesia's ride-hailing market, will invest $250 million through its newly launched unit...

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Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad, also known as Dr. M, met with the founder of China’s largest e-commerce enterprise Alibaba Group, Jack Ma, at...

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Thailand will ban imports of 432 types of scrap electronics within six months, an Environment Ministry official said on August 16, the latest country...

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A latest commentary by Qatar National Bank (QNB) on Asian economies stated that Vietnam has become one of Asia’s, as well as the world’s...

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Indonesia and Malaysia have reached a deal to set up a joint venture to produce the first fully local-made vehicle for domestic use and...

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The Lao government will suspend approval of new dams while it reviews more than 50 current projects following the catastrophic collapse of a hydropower...

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Indonesia's fast-growing ride-hailing service Go-Jek launched its first International operations in Vietnam, with the brand Go-Viet now available on Google Play Store and Apple...