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New Mapping Technology Discovers 500 New Philippine Islands

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The Philippines has over 500 new islands, bringing the total number of islands in the archipelago to...
Mckinsey Tasked With Assessing Indonesia’s New Capital Project

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The Indonesian government has commissioned the local branch of US management consulting firm McKinsey & Company to...
Indonesia Brings High-speed Internet To Remote Eastern Provinces

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Indonesia’s president Joko Widodo on October 14 announced the completion of the last leg of a 13,000-kilometer fiber-optic...
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...
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Ho Chi Minh City skyline at night The World Economic Forum (WEF)’s competitiveness ranking for 2019 is out...
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Vietnamese hotel and golf resort giant BRG Group and Japan’s Sumitomo Corp, a trading company, struck a...
Malaysia’s Petronas Sets Up $350-million Startup Fund

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Malaysia’s state-backed oil and gas company Petronas has set up a $350-million venture capital fund in order...
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UK-based company Skyports Ltd. is building the world’s first “vertiport” for electric aircraft in Singapore, an early...
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Cambodia-based tech startup Meal Temple Group in partnership with Vientiane-founded KiwiPay has launched a new ride-hailing service...
Singapore Smartest  City In Southeast Asia, Others Not So…

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Traffic congestion in Metro Manila Singapore made it to the top of the Smart City Index 2019, the...
Philippines Has Lowest Female Labour Participation In Southeast Asia

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Women in jobs or seeking work in the Philippines made up less than half the female working-age population...
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Thailand’s commerce ministry is considering whether to remove certain innovation-related businesses from the list of those open...
Myanmar Lauded For Easing Business Environment

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Custom House along Strand Road in Yangon, a well-preserved British colonial building still fulfilling its original function © Arno Maierbrugger
Thailand Only Asean Country That Drops In Digital Index

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Thailand is the only country out of five ASEAN nations surveyed in this year’s World Digital Competitiveness...
Sweden’s Ericsson Exposed For Bribery In Vietnam, Indonesia

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Swedish mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has been found violating the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)...
Private Equity Investors Set Up Association In Myanmar

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A group of leading private equity firms in Myanmar launched the Myanmar Private Equity & Venture Capital...
Vietnam Best Country For Foreign Investment In Se Asia: Report

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Vietnam has climbed in the ranking of best countries in which to invest this year, surpassing other...