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Hanoi Kicks Off Construction Of Formula One Race Track

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Vietnam on Wednesday on March 20 started construction of a race circuit in the capital Hanoi where...
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The Philippine transport regulator Land Transportation Franchising and Regulatory Board (LTFRB) on March 19 rejected an appeal...
Thailand Pushes Projects For Eastern Economic Corridor

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The Thai government continues to promote investment in the Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC), one of the largest economic initiatives geared particularly towards foreign investors....
Manila Runs Dry As Water Utility Scrambles To Maintain Supply

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Customers of Manila Water Company, Inc, a water utility which is part of Philippine business conglomerate Ayala Corp., are faced with more supply shortages...
Vietnam, Laos Enter Cooperation In Cyber Security, E-government

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The governments of Laos and Vietnam agreed to enter a cooperation for the development of cyber security and e-government solutions and continue their cooperation...
Indonesia Grounds All Boeing 737 Max 8 Jets Over Safety Concerns

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Indonesia, alongside China and Ethiopia, has grounded all Boeing 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the Ethiopian Airlines crash on March 10 that killed all...
Vietnam Corporations Line Up To Start Business With North Korea When Sanctions Fall

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Companies from Vietnam are eager to be among the first to do business with and in North Korea should international sanctions be lifted, positioning...
Ukrainian Agency To Build Arms Plant In Myanmar

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A Ukrainian state agency and the Myanmar military have signed a joint-venture agreement to build a plant capable of manufacturing armored personnel carriers and...
Ride-hailing Firm Grab To Invest “substantially” In Indonesia

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Singapore-headquartered ride-hailing firm Grab said on March 7 that it has secured $1.5 billion in fresh financing from a fund run by Japan’s SoftBank...
World’s Biggest Floating Solar Power Farms Planned In Thailand

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Thailand plans to build the world's largest floating solar farms to boost the country's share of clean energy, Bloomberg News cited Thepparat Theppitak, a...
Fmalaysia Open To Resume Mh370 Plane Search

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Malaysia will consider resuming the search for missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 if companies interested in the hunt come forward with viable proposals or...
Vietnam Inks $21-billion Aviation Deals With Boeing, Ge

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Two Vietnamese budget airlines signed $20.9 billion worth of deals on February 27 to purchase planes from Boeing and engines from General Electric (GE)...
Go-jek’s Ride-hailing Service Launched As “get” In Thailand

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Indonesian ride-hailing app Go-Jek officially launched its operations in Thailand on February 27 as part of its expansion into Southeast Asia. Under the brand...
Scania Opens New Truck And Bus Assembly Plant In Thailand

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Swedish commercial vehicle builder Scania is opening a new assembly facility for trucks and bus chassis in the Bangkok Free Trade Zone in Samut...
Malaysia To Unveil Home-made Flying Car

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Malaysia plans to unveil its first flying car prototype to the public this year, Minister of Entrepreneur Development Mohd Redzuan Md Yusof said on...
Construction To Start For Metro Manila’s First Subway Stations

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A consortium of Japanese and Filipino firms has bagged the contract to design and build the first three stations of the Metro Manila subway...
Indonesia Beefs Up To Become Southeast Asia’s Digital Hub

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Indonesia has set itself the goal to become nothing less than a regional digital hub in Southeast Asia as early as next year. To...
Singapore To Hike Gst, Tightens Duty Free Allowances

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Amid slowing global growth, ongoing geopolitical uncertainty and technological disruptions to industries and jobs, Singapore issued a budget for 2019 that will see new...