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Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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A new decree by Indonesia President Joko Widodo that is set to take effect on June 26 has caught many expat businesses and domestic...

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Thailand is placed comparatively well on this year’s World Digital Competitiveness Ranking compiled by Lausanne, Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) which issues...

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Singapore-based startup RedDoorz, an online booking platform for budget hotels, on June 20 announced it would expand to the Philippines, its third country in...

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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...

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Vietnam’s finance ministry has called for an outright ban on the import of the mining rigs used to create cryptocurrencies such as Bitcoin. The...

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The launch of two new ride-hailing apps brings the current number of such companies in the small city state of Singapore to five. The...

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Ride hailing company Grab in its drive to expand in the financial services sector is planning to launch e-cash and micro lending in Thailand,...

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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...

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Indonesia's homegrown ride-hailing app Go-Jek on May 24 confirmed earlier reports that it will launch its services in four other Southeast Asian countries as...

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As financial technology startups, or fintechs, keep disrupting Vietnam’s financial services industry, their market value is expected to reach $7.8 billion in just two...

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Hundreds of motorbike drivers staged a street protest on May 17 in downtown Bangkok in front of the office of GoBike, a Thai motorbike...

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Hanoi, Ho Chi Minh City and Da Nang in Vietnam will be part of the network of smart cities in the Association of Southeast...

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Hundreds of Indonesian motorcycle taxi drivers working for ride-hailing start-ups Grab and Go-Jek on April 23 called for an end to low online fares...

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South Korea’s electronics major Samsung Electronics Co. is determined to further expand production in Vietnam, co-CEO Koh Dong-jin told Vietnamese Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan...

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Alibaba Group on April 20 signed an agreement as scheduled with the Thai government to build a “Smart Digital Trading Hub” in the country,...

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The East African nation of Kenya has the potential to become a role model for Thailand when it comes to curb the exorbitant use...

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The National Privacy Commission of the Philippines is investigating an alleged data breach involving UK data mining firm Cambridge Analytica which is suspected of...

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Indonesia’s highly popular ride-hailing service Go-Jek is close to its a number of announcements that it will expand within Southeast Asia and enter the...