Tech and Education

Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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Singapore-listed wealth management fintech platform iFast said it is leading a consortium with Chinese partners to submit...

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Photo: Bernama Malaysia's homegrown motorcycle hailing service Dego Ride launched operations on New Year’s Day after a four-year...

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Cambodia’s casinos could face legal action if they do not halt their online gambling operations by January...

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In order to address persistent electricity shortages across, the Philippines plans to revive its nuclear power ambitions...

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The Malaysian government will impose six per cent tax on foreign digital service providers, effective January 1, 2020,...
Turkish Company Sets Up Malaysia’s First Weapons Factory

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Turkish weapons manufacturer Tisas Trabzon Silah Sanayi (Tranzon Arms Industry Corporation) will set up a production and assembly...
Brunei’s Aquaculture Sector Gets Another Boost

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A new fisheries project will be helping Brunei to both further diversify its economy and improve its...
Malaysia’s Proton Sees End Of The Road Of Losses

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Proton's compact hatchback Suprima by Italdesign (model discontinued in 2019) Malaysian car maker Proton would return to...
Auto Draft

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Vietnamese auto startup VinFast, part of industrial conglomerate VinGroup of Vietnamese billionaire Pham Nhat Vuong, plans to...
How Softbank Could Have Created Real Economic Value

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Navonil Roy The SoftBank playbook for its Vision Fund has been mainly focused on investments in digital service...
Myanmar’s Textile Industry Gets Boost From Eu Project

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A new phase of the European Union’s SMART Myanmar project, called SMART Textiles & Garments, will bring...
Auto Draft

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The Indonesian government intends to spend no less than $40 billion to extend Jakarta’s metro network by...
Pisa Results Not Flattering For Filipino Students

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The Philippines is ranked the lowest in reading comprehension and second lowest in science and mathematics among...
Thailand Slips In Expat Country Ranking, Vietnam Surges

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In a surprise development, this year’s Expat Insider 2019 report, which ranks the best and worst places...
Indonesia Seeks To Replace Civil Service Officers With Artificial Intelligence

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Following his election promises to solidly cut red tape and encourage more investment in Indonesia, the country's...
Vietnam Closes Up To Singapore In Startup Fundingh

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Vietnamese financial technology startups are quickly catching up to Singapore in attracting Southeast Asian venture capital funding, with Indonesia...
Singapore To Turn Waste Into Construction Material

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Singapore has launched a trial of turning municipal solid waste into construction material for footpaths and roads,...
Foodpanda Launches In Laos With 300 Restaurants

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The Singaporean unit of food delivery service Foodpanda is expanding into Laos as its ninth country and...