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Thai junta hikes security and defense budget by 20% to $10 billion

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The Thai junta unveiled a new $10-billion defense and security budget for the 2019 fiscal year on June 7 in what Prime Minister Prayut...
Thailand’s growth forecast hiked to 4.5%, but substantial challenges remain

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Thailand’ finance ministry raised this year’s GDP growth forecast for the country to 4.5 per cent from an earlier 4.2 per cent on the...
Thailand dreams of 100 smart cities

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As a part of its Thailand 4.0 initiative - a plan to transform Thailand's economy into a digitally powered ecosystem - the country has...
Foreign startup founders flock to Vietnam

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Vietnam’s vibrant startup scene is not only fostering a new class of domestic entrepreneurs, it is also attracting a growing number of foreigners who...
Skills upgrade for 13 million Thai workers needed: Expert

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Around 13 million people, or more than a third of Thailand’s 38-million-strong labour force, need skill upgrades, economic expert Kiatanantha Lounkaew, lecturer at the...
Vietnam readies for “Industry 4.0” era

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Vietnam plans to digitise its economy and administration through its modern telecom and IT infrastructure in order "to succeed in the era of the...
Singapore chosen for one of Alibaba’s new global R&D locations

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Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba will open a new lab facility in Singapore as one of the seven centers announced by the company’s executive chairman...
Vietnam, Brunei biggest winners in competitiveness index in ASEAN

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Vietnam and Brunei emerged as the countries that improved their competitiveness the most within Southeast Asia in the latest Global Competitiveness Report 2017-2018 released...
Singapore is Asia’s best in equipping students for the future

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Singapore's education system is the best in Asia in preparing students for the future, a new study looking into the quality of education in...
“Quality of nationality” varies widely in Southeast Asia

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The newly released Quality of Nationality Index by UK-based residency consultancy Henley & Partners gives some insight in what the firm calls "objective value...
Singapore, Vietnam, Malaysia best expat destinations in SE Asia: Survey

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The newest edition of "Expat Insider", a survey issued annually by the world's largest expat network InterNations, shows a flattering result for three Southeast...
Philippine economic growth expected to slow down in 2017

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Growth of gross domestic product (GDP) in the Philippines is seen to slow down this year, at least as per the forecast of UK...
Tertiary state education made free in the Philippines

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Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte signed a new law that makes education at all state universities and colleges in the country tuition-free, saying he believes...
Three ASEAN countries among top-50 innovative nations globally

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Just three countries from the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, made it in the top-50 of this year's Global Innovation Index, published...
Myanmar revamps education system, ditches rote learning

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In what could be a role model for Thailand, Myanmar's government in its new education roadmap running through 2021 plans to radically improve its...
Dubai charity supports 35,000 school children in Laos

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Dubai Cares, a philanthropic organisation working to improve children's access to quality primary education in developing countries, launched a new programme in Laos that...
Vietnam sees Digital India as role model for IT development

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Vietnam seeks to deploy India's model for a digital economy in order to boost its own information technology landscape. This will be done through...
Vietnam receives another multi-billion-dollar investment from Samsung

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South Korean corporate giant Samsung will invest another $2.5 billion in Vietnam as it seeks to increase its TV display panel production in the...