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Singapore, Indonesia, Philippines Surge In World Talent Ranking, Thailand Drops

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Singapore, Indonesia and the Philippines advanced in the World Talent Ranking 2019 just released by Switzerland’s IMD...
Thailand Hit By Economic Slowdown

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Thailand's gross domestic product (GDP) growth has reached its slowest quarterly rate in a year in the third...
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Philippine holding company Ayala Corp. is taking a stake for $237.5 million stake in Yoma Group, a family...
Singapore To Deploy Artificial Intelligence In Public Services

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Singapore will put in place artificial intelligence (AI)-backed tools in public services such as municipal administration, education, health,...
Indonesia Chooses Papua To Built First Spaceport

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Indonesia plans to build its first spaceport in Biak, Papua, with the purpose of launching test rockets, the...
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Companies from the US are increasingly looking at the Philippines as possible alternative location for their existing...
Singapore Aims To Become Regional Hub For Digital Banks

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Singapore is undertaking steps to become a regional hub for technology firms with advanced data expertise, particulally...
Thailand’s English Language Proficiency Drops To “very Low”

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Sign in a grocery store in Bangkok As every expat knows and foreign visitors are soon to realise,...
Thailand’s Digital Economy To Grow To $50 Billion By 2025

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In Thailand, the digital economy is expected to grow to a volume $50 billion by 2025 from...
Indonesia’s Gojek To Enter Ride-hailing Market In Malaysia, Philippines Next Year

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Indonesia’s ride-hailing giant Gojek will expand into Malaysia and the Philippines by 2020 as the company is looking...
Southeast Asia’s Tallest Tower Open For Business This December

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Southeast Asia’s tallest skyscraper is set to open its doors this December after more than four years...
Special Economic Zone In Laos Expects $10 Billion Investments

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A special economic zone in northern Laos bordering China is anticipating investment of at least $10 billion to...
Online Spending In Southeast Asia To Quadruple To $120 Billion By 2025

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E-commerce spending in Southeast Asia will increase nearly fourfold to $120.9 billion by 2025 from $31.3 billion...
Singapore’s First Automated Underground Bicycle Parking System Flops

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Singapore’s first automated subterranean parking system for bicycles, launched with much fanfare in January last year, will close...
Philippines To Revise $180- Billion “build, Build, Build” Plan To Make It “more Realistic”

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Infrastructure construction in Makati The Philippine government, after a phase of promoting its ambitious “Build Build Build” programme...
Vinfast Makes Debut At Vietnam Motor Show

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The VinFast Lux SA 2.0 is based on the BMW X5 Vietnam’s first home-grown car brand, VinFast, a...
Ride-hailing Pioneer Becomes New Education Minister In Indonesia

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Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s new cabinet on October 23 appointed 35-year-old Nadiem Makarim, the co-founder and CEO of...
New Mapping Technology Discovers 500 New Philippine Islands

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The Philippines has over 500 new islands, bringing the total number of islands in the archipelago to...