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Singapore’s first flying taxis to take off in 2019

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Singapore is set to begin test flights with flying taxis in the second half of 2019, the German company behind the technology said in...
EU, Singapore ink free trade and investment pact

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Just shortly after a similar deal with Vietnam was settled, the European Union (EU) and Singapore signed free-trade and investment protection agreements in Brussels...
Singapore cracks down on “shoe box”-sized apartments

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Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on October 18 announced an upcoming regulatory change for the city state’s property developers, mandating that the average size...
Thailand’s weak education system a big drawback for development

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Thailand’s outdated and somewhat defunct education system is holding back a new generation from becoming productive and innovative, it turned out in the new...
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...
Singapore residential property sales drop 64% in August

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Residential property sales in Singapore shrank by 64 per cent in August to the lowest point in six months as government cooling measures took...
Inspired by Singapore, Hanoi considers congestion charge for motorists

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The Hanoi Department of Transport is considering collecting tolls for private vehicles traveling into the inner-city areas which often face traffic jams. Vu Van...
Chinese poured $32.9 billion into Asia property last year, Thailand top destination

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Mainland Chinese property buyers acquired real estate across Asia for $32.9 billion in 2017, up 352.4 per cent from $7.28 billion in 2016, a...
Kuala Lumpur-Singapore high-speed railway postponed for two years

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Malaysia and Singapore agreed to postpone the development of a high-speed rail service between the two countries by two years, Malaysian business weekly The...
Grab to stoke up ride-hailing competition in Indonesia with $250m investment

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Singapore ride-hailing company Grab, which claims it holds 65 per cent of Indonesia's ride-hailing market, will invest $250 million through its newly launched unit...
Singapore seeks UNESCO status for hawker centers – Malaysians not amused

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Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong in his speech at the republic's National Day Rally on August 19 said that the city state will...
Philippines, Indonesia, Vietnam with highest consumer confidence in Southeast Asia

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The Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, just behind India, rank within the top four in the latest international consumer confidence survey compiled by US-based research...
Malaysia could have to pay over $200 million compensation to Singapore for scrapping railway plan

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Singapore will try to recover costs incurred for a rail project with Malaysia, which have exceeded 250 million Singapore dollars ($184 million) and are...
Singapore developers oppose property cooling measures by government

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Property developers in Singapore are protesting against new property market cooling measures imposed last week which let the stock market tumble. The city state’s renewed...
Thailand only ASEAN country that improved digital competitiveness

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Thailand is placed comparatively well on this year’s World Digital Competitiveness Ranking compiled by Lausanne, Switzerland-based International Institute for Management Development (IMD) which issues...
RedDoorz to open more than 100 budget hotels in the Philippines

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Singapore-based startup RedDoorz, an online booking platform for budget hotels, on June 20 announced it would expand to the Philippines, its third country in...
Singapore housing market recovers, prices could surge 20% this year

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Singapore’s housing market is showing signs of recovery from a four-year slump even as officials watch cautiously after previous bouts of overheating. Property prices...
As soccer World Cup kicks off, Vietnam legalises sports betting

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While Thailand’s authorities are eagerly trying to curb any illegal betting during the World Cup 2018 and police are even busy to arrest more...