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Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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With the former unique "country brand" of the United States and  Europe's iconic country brands such as France, Italy and Spain beginning to lose...
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Vietnam’s government has set out a green initiative in an effort to help cut greenhouse gas emissions. The green growth strategy, announced by the...
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There is a lot of talk about the Philippines becoming the next success story for business and investment in Southeast Asia, based on assumptions the country might have overcome its damaged economic culture.
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The largest wind farm in Southeast Asia will start operation next month in Thailand’s Nakhon Ratchasima province, with a generation capacity of 103.5 megawatts...
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Foreign direct investment into Indonesia reached a record $5.9 billion in the third quarter of 2012, a rise of 22 per cent compared to...
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US-based private equity company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts & Co said it will invest more than $1 billion in the Southeast Asian region over the...
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The Philippines is continuing apace with its efforts to integrate with the other 10-member nations of ASEAN in the ASEAN Economic Community (AEC) by...
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The Philippines is pushing ahead collaboration with ASEAN member states and the US to share its know-how on biotechnology in farming and developing genetically...
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For the seventh year running, Singapore has been ranked the easiest place to do business in the world, according to the Doing Business 2013...
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Malaysia's biggest state, Sarawak, is targeting foreign direct investments of $3 billion, Chief Minister Pehin Sri Haji Abdul Taib bin Mahmud told Dubai-based Gulf...
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Acer has set up a 50 million baht  ($1.6 million) maintenance and service facility in Thailand to prepare for the advent of the ASEAN...
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Astro Malaysia Holdings Bhd, the country’s biggest pay-TV firm, opened 1 per cent higher in its trading debut on Friday, October 19. The stock was...
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There are an estimated 200,000 Filipinos working in Qatar, or roughly 10 per cent of the population. Filipinos commonly find jobs as construction workers, domestic helpers or in the hospitality and tourism industry.
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Asian nations led by Thailand opened their first summit of the Asia Cooperation Dialogue (ACD) on October 16 in Kuwait, aimed at promoting cooperation...
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Texas A&M University is one of the leading educational institutions and a research-intensive flagship university in Qatar. Dean Dr. Mark Weichold attended the Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012 in Doha and gave an interview.

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The wife of the Malaysian prime minister, Rosmah Mansor, on the Inside Investor Forum Asia 2012 urged women to take a more active role...
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The United Arab Emirates is considering investing in halal food production and rice milling in Cambodia, the country's state news agency WAM reported after...
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Sarawak Energy Bhd is has become a key player in the provision of hydro power in the state of Sarawak, in particular for companies operating in SCORE. An interview with CEO Torstein Dale Sjotveit.