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Cambodia-based tech startup Meal Temple Group in partnership with Vientiane-founded KiwiPay has launched a new ride-hailing service...
Singapore Smartest  City In Southeast Asia, Others Not So…

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Traffic congestion in Metro Manila Singapore made it to the top of the Smart City Index 2019, the...
Philippines Has Lowest Female Labour Participation In Southeast Asia

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Women in jobs or seeking work in the Philippines made up less than half the female working-age population...
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Thailand’s commerce ministry is considering whether to remove certain innovation-related businesses from the list of those open...
Myanmar Lauded For Easing Business Environment

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Custom House along Strand Road in Yangon, a well-preserved British colonial building still fulfilling its original function © Arno Maierbrugger
Thailand Only Asean Country That Drops In Digital Index

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Thailand is the only country out of five ASEAN nations surveyed in this year’s World Digital Competitiveness...
Sweden’s Ericsson Exposed For Bribery In Vietnam, Indonesia

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Swedish mobile telecoms equipment maker Ericsson has been found violating the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act (FCPA)...
Private Equity Investors Set Up Association In Myanmar

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A group of leading private equity firms in Myanmar launched the Myanmar Private Equity & Venture Capital...
Vietnam Best Country For Foreign Investment In Se Asia: Report

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Vietnam has climbed in the ranking of best countries in which to invest this year, surpassing other...
Cambodia Could Reverse Ban On Online Gambling

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The Cambodian government may reverse its decision to shut down its online gambling industry, risking the ire...
Cloud Kitchens A New Food Delivery Concept For Southeast Asia

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A new concept of food delivery is picking up traction in Southeast Asia: Delivery-only kitchens, or so-called...
Hanoi Launches Global Designer Competition To Rejuvenate Old Buildings And Public Spaces

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Typical Hanoi neighbourhood around Huu Tiep Lake in central Ba Dinh district - the city has a lot of potential for...
Finally: Thailand To Legalise Ride-sharing Services

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Thailand has drafted guidelines to finally regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalise existing and new services...
Thailand Trailing Far Behind In Company Digitisation: Un Report

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Thailand appears as a laggard in company digitization globally despite its widely-announced aim to expand its digital ec9onomy...
Indonesia’s New Capital To Be Inspired By Silicon Valley

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo wants to model his country’s planned new capital on Borneo island after California's...
Thailand’s High-speed Railway To Start Operations In 2023

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The first leg of a planned high-speed railway running between Thailand and China will be operating by 2023,...
Vietnam Expects $800 Million In Startup Investments This Year

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Vietnam's startup sector is growing at a rapid pace despite the global economic slump, closing up to...
Brunei Drives Professional Gaming Sports

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The Esports Association of Brunei has been launched by a group of ten of the leading gaming...