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Bangkok Now Second Most Expensive City To Live In Southeast Asia

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Thailand’s capital Bangkok has now become the second most expensive city to live in within ASEAN, only beaten by Singapore, according to a new...
Indonesia’s Batam Hoping For $60 Billion In Investment

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Indonesia wants to re-position Batam, an island archipelago just 30 kilometers south of Singapore, as an alternative manufacturing and shipping hub that would compete...
Filipinos Spend More Than 10 Hours Online Per – World Record

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The Philippines are topping the global country ranking of Internet usage per day with an average ten hours and 2 minutes of screen time....
Indonesia’s “smart Kiosk” Startup Raises More Funds To Digitise Street Vendors

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Indonesian micro-retail tech startup Warung Pintar (“smart kiosk”) has secured new funding of $27.5 million in a Series B round participated by its existing...
Asean Countries Welcomed 129 Million Tourists Last Year, Up 7.6%

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Close to 129 million tourists visited the ten member countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) in 2018, which translates into a...
Alibaba launches second data center in Indonesia as demand surges

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China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, through its cloud computing arm Alibaba Cloud, on January 9 launched its second data center in Indonesia to cope...
Go-Jek denied entry to the Philippines

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Indonesia’s Go-Jek suffered a setback to its expansion plans on January 9 after the transport regulator in the Philippines rejected its application to launch...
Ride-hailing service Go-Jek launched in Thailand under ‘Get’

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Indonesia's ride-hailing provider launched its service under the name of Get on December 14 for the Thai market – at first with a beta...
Vietnam keen to host next Trump-Kim summit

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Vietnam has expressed interest in hosting the second US-North Korea summit, while high-level officials of the two countries were confirmed to have visited Vietnam...
Indonesia’s Tokopedia raises $1.1 billion from Alibaba, Softbank

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Indonesia’s leading e-commerce portal Tokopedia said on December 12 it has raised $1.1 billion in funding from investors including Japanese tech holding SoftBank’s Vision...
Indonesia’s digital economy to become largest in ASEAN by 2025

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The annual “e-Conomy Southeast Asia” study conducted by Google and Singapore's state holding company Temasek found that Indonesia’s digital economy is poised to become the...
Thailand’s economy slows, foreign investors on the sidelines

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Thailand's economy slowed in the third quarter this year as the trade war and a slowdown in tourism started to bite, prompting the government...
Indonesia presents new economic stimulus package

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Indonesia on November 16 announced a new economic stimulus package to support the rupiah and spur growth in the lead-up to the upcoming presidential...
Alibaba founder to launch e-commerce training center in Indonesia

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Jack Ma, founder and outgoing executive chairman of China's e-commerce giant Alibaba Group, said on October 13 that he plans to open an institute...
Malaysia hopes to welcome 30 million tourists by 2020

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Malaysia's Ministry of Tourism, Arts and Culture is targeting 30 million tourist arrivals in Malaysia by 2020, state news agency Bernama reported. Deputy tourism minister...
Amazon’s cloud service unit to invest almost $1 billion in Indonesia

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American IT giant Amazon is planning a 14 trillion-rupiah ($945 million) investment in Indonesia, according to The Straits Times, which referred to local news...
Indonesia stops energy projects worth $25 billion as rupiah hits 20-year low

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Indonesia plans to delay $25 billion worth of power projects as it seeks to rein in a widening current-account deficit and a selloff in...
Indonesia seeks to host 2032 Olympics

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Indonesia’s President Joko Widodo announced plans on September 1 to bid for the hosting of the 2032 Summer Olympics. The move following the country’s...