Innovation

Innovation

Innovation is a section under tech and education.

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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...

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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...

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Indonesia, a country where millions of people don’t have bank accounts and therefore cannot pay with other means than cash, is stepping up its...

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After quite a long discussion about payments details and technical responsibilities, the construction of the Thai-Chinese high-speed railway line eventually got started. The line...

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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab on December 19 launched its services in Cambodia, making it the eighth country in Southeast Asia the company is now...

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The online economy is expected to grow substantially in Southeast Asia, a region which is already the world’s third largest in terms of the...

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Malaysia’s central bank has taken further steps to enhance its e-payment platform, paving the way towards a cashless society, reports say.  Bank Negara Malaysia...

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Singapore’s largest taxi company ComfortDelGro Corp. said it bought 51 per cent of Uber Technologies’ Singapore car rental unit for $218 million and will...

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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...

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Cambodia and China signed a memorandum of understanding on November 10 to support the development of the country’s e-commerce business operations, according to a...

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Two Asian cities made it in the top-ten smartest cities in the world, according to the 2017 Smart Cities Index compiled by EasyPark Group,...

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Singapore's central bank chief Ravi Menon warned against the wave of technology that's is currently disrupting the financial services industry, calling such "another hype"...

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While the value of the digital currency Bitcoin is going through the roof – 1 BTC on November 3 hit the $7,462-mark in day...

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In what can be seen as a major milestone for the Philippine startup sector, an innovative Makati-based company creating prefabricated designer homes became the...

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The Indonesian government has set up regulations for all online ride-hailing operators and will require them to provide insurance for both drivers and passengers,...

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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...

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Indonesia’s popular ride-hailing company Go-Jek, the country's first billion-dollar startup, is looking to expand to at least four countries in Southeast Asia, Bloomberg News...

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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...