Tech and Education

Tech and Education

Advances in tech and academia, start up news

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,...
Myanmar Computer

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The Daiwa Institute of Research, a major Japanese think-tank, has been chosen by the Central Bank of Myanmar to spearhead a $380-million project designed...
Indonesia Economy

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Domestic and foreign direct investments into Indonesia rose by 28.1 per cent in the first half of 2012, the country's Investment Board announced on...

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Authorities in Myanmar are looking to the Singapore education model for technical and engineering staff as the country ramps up efforts to develop a...
FILIPPINE Call Center

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The export of commercial services from the Philippines, which are predominantly Business Process Outsourcing (BPO) services for which the country has built up a...
Penang

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The tropical, ethnic-Chinese-majority state of Penang is experiencing a growth spurt in manufacturing as a result of Japan’s devastating earthquake and Thailand’s floods last...
ColinNg EDGoldisBhd2JPG

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Goldis Bhd is an investment company with private equity investments in Malaysia and China, focusing mainly on life sciences and green technology.
Arjuni Hair

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Backed by seed capital from a Japanese investment fund, Phnom Penh-based Arjuni Ltd has set up a buzzing e-commerce business selling natural hair extensions...
Call Center Philippines

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Fuelled by the expanding business process outsourcing (BPO) industry, the building boom in the Philippines could leave the country with too much, too little, or just not the right office space.
Rainforest

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Resource-dependent economies and corporations of Southeast Asia have the opportunity to boost both the environment and their bottom lines after Brazil’s Rio +20 Earth Summit.
Asia Companies

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Forbes recently came up with a new list: Asia's 200 best companies in 2011 with revenue below $1 billion, which also include Australian  companies....
Traffic Ho Chi Minh City

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The Asian Development Bank (ADB), the Islamic Development Bank and other multilateral development banks said they will release $175 billion in loans for developing...
Prof Ken Heskin Small

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The Sarawak government recently committed RM20 million over the next five years to support the university's on-campus research activities, with particular interest in increasing expertise in engineering and technics.
Singapore1

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When it comes to doing business in Southeast Asia, Singapore has consistently topped rankings as being one of the most conducive countries to acquire...