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Advances in tech and academia, start up news

Mynamar Phone Booth

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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

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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

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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...
WEF Img

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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

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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...
CALA

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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...
Hydropower

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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...
Animation

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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

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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...
Vote

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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

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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

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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

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