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Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

Mynamar Phone Booth

One of the world’s last remaining greenfield telecom opportunities may just be open for business as Myanmar continues with its often unfathomable pace of...
Clinton Arrival

US Secretary of State Hillary Clinton made short visits to Brunei and East Timor this week to hold talks on political and economic issues...
Super Wifi

The already highly digitalised city-state of Singapore just got more connected. Software giant Microsoft, StarHub, Singapore's second largest mobile operator, the Institute for Infocomm...

The Global Competitiveness Report 2012-2013, released by the World Economic Forum on September 5, shows Singapore maintaining its first rank among the most competitive...
Msulim Pc

Salamworld, a Turkey-based start-up company offering a Facebook-like social network platform in the Internet, plans its global launch in November this year and is...

The Philippines has announced the opening up of five more bids under the government’s public-private partnership policy for the remainder of this year, making...
Myanmar Oil Gas

About 10 of Myanmar's 18 onshore and 25 offshore blocks will be up for bidding in the near future, the country's energy minister said on...
Philippines Central Bank

Soaring growth and reassuring economic fundamentals have made the Philippines secure enough to grant a $1 billion loan to the International Monetary Fund (IMF)...
Gulf Air

The two wealthy Gulf states of Qatar and Bahrain are intensifying their economic relations to ASEAN states. While Bahrain is marketing itself as a...
ATM Yangon

Cash-dominated Myanmar is taking a huge step toward modern financial integration now that credit card company Visa has begun training employees of local banks...
Nec Cable

The new 7,800 kilometer data connection Asia Submarine-Cable Express (ASE) has been opened for Internet traffic on August 11 in an aim to boost...

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecast "immense stress" on the environment if Asian nations don’t implement green strategies and sustainable energy policies that...

ASEAN markets are the fastest-growing for both consumption and production of digital content globally and will further expand as a hub for digital content...
Astro Sat

Pay-TV company Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, preparing for the next large IPO in the country, will offer almost half of its shares to indigenuous...

With the European Union burdened by debt and the US struggling to recover from its home-made financial crisis, capital is being redirected to new emerging destinations. Where do you think investors can skim off the highest return? Cast your vote.
Phnom Penh

Foreign and domestic companies invested $692 million in Cambodia in the first half of this year, according to a report of the Council for...
Jakarta Statue

A group of US companies will invest up to $5 billion over the coming two years into to manufacturing, infrastructure and energy projects in Indonesia,...
Foxconn Ipad Polishing

Indonesia will see investments of up to $10 billion over the next 10 years as Taiwanese electronics manufacturer Hon Hai Precision Industry, or Foxconn,...