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Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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Jack Ma, founder and CEO of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group will visit Thailand in April to announce the company’s investment plan in connection...

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Uber on March 26 sold its entire Southeast Asian business to rival Grab, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the...

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Malaysia's news web portal The Malaysian Insight (TMI) will close down "temporarily" next week because of financial difficulties, its editor-in-chief said. The decision came...

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The long-awaited first underground line for Metro Manila, called Mega Manila Subway, is on the way to become reality with the first tranche of...

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German car builder Mercedes-Benz announced on March 14 that it will invest around €100 million ($123 million) jointly with its Thai partner Thonburi Automotive...

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Singapore tops the list of the world's best performing smart cities ahead of London, New York, San Francisco and Chicago in a new study...

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The Lao Ministry of Post and Telecommunications has named the development of e-commerce as one of its core strategic goals over the next ten...

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The International Monetary Fund (IMF) in its latest country report on Malaysia concluded that the nation is "well on its way to achieving high-income...

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A Cambodian firm is expected to announce on March 7 that it will launch the country's own cryptocurrency called "Entapay" at the 2018 ASEAN...

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Indonesian start-up Go-Jek is considering an initial public offering (IPO) in Indonesia and possibly at another exchange in the region, the company's president Andre...

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As a part of its Thailand 4.0 initiative - a plan to transform Thailand's economy into a digitally powered ecosystem - the country has...

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Vietnamese start-ups received $291 million in funding last year, an increase of 42 per cent over 2016, according to a recent report by Topica...

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South Korea’s corporate giant Samsung Electronics scrapped its plans to build a production base for smartphones or home appliances in Myanmar due to what...

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Cambodia’s aviation sector is growing rapidly, resulting in a fast expansion of the number of airlines in the country. Currently, there are no less...

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Vietnam is set to build up its own car industry, and it seems to have quite some good-looking designs in mind. Vinfast, the new...

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Thailand’s province of Phuket is in talks with Siemens and Bombardier over a contract to supply a rail connection to the island's international airport,...

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Malaysia is expected to maintain a robust economic momentum but will grow slower than last year, according to estimations by Moody's Investors Service issued...

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Thailand's first initial coin offering (ICO) of a cryptocurrency issued by a listed company was launched on February 14 despite unclear regulations with regards...