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Indonesia’s digital economy to become largest in ASEAN by 2025

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The annual “e-Conomy Southeast Asia” study conducted by Google and Singapore's state holding company Temasek found that Indonesia’s digital economy is poised to become the...
Thai startup receives $20 million in funding

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Thai workplace collaboration platform Eko has landed $20 million in a series B round led by Sinar Mas Digital Ventures (SMDV), the venture capital...
Service robots to assist shoppers in Metro Manila mega mall

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In a country-wide's first, SM Megamall in Mandaluyong, the Philippines’ second-biggest shopping center behind SM City North EDSA, will deploy robots starting from next...
500 Startups to fund more Vietnamese tech startups

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Silicon Valley venture capital firm 500 Startups has raised $14.1 million for the new seed-stage fund of its Vietnamese unit, 40 per cent over...
Singapore invests in “smart urban estates”

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Singapore is driving the development of smart districts and smart urban estates which will be enabled to operate and consume energy more efficiently. To...
Startups blooming in Cambodia

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Cambodia had seen at least 12 tech startup funding announcements by the second quarter of the year, which was a 140 per cent increase...
Singapore’s first flying taxis to take off in 2019

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Singapore is set to begin test flights with flying taxis in the second half of 2019, the German company behind the technology said in...
Thailand’s weak education system a big drawback for development

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Thailand’s outdated and somewhat defunct education system is holding back a new generation from becoming productive and innovative, it turned out in the new...
Alibaba founder to launch e-commerce training center in Indonesia

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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...
Malaysia’s new car brand to make first appearance in 2020

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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...
Filipino entrepreneur builds passenger drone for traffic-plagued cities (video)

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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...
Amazon’s cloud service unit to invest almost $1 billion in Indonesia

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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...
Vietnam’s top IT companies reach over $16 billion in revenue

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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...
Grab to stoke up ride-hailing competition in Indonesia with $250m investment

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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...
Dr. M talks tech with Alibaba’s Ma

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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...
Indonesia’s Go-Jek launches first service abroad in Vietnam

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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...
Elon Musk team sent to Thailand to help boys trapped in cave

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The first two members of the engineering team dispatched by US billionaire Elon Musk are due to arrive in Thailand late on July 7...
Go-Jek reveals new brands for Thailand and Vietnam

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Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek revealed the names and branding for the separate units it is establishing in Thailand and Vietnam, two countries which are...