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Vietnam, Laos Enter Cooperation In Cyber Security, E-government

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The governments of Laos and Vietnam agreed to enter a cooperation for the development of cyber security and e-government solutions and continue their cooperation...
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....
Facebook defensive after Myanmar civil groups blast CEO Zuckerberg

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Facebook apologised on April 6 to Myanmar civil society groups who took issue with the social media network’s CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s defense of the...
Internet economy in Southeast Asia to grow to $50 billion this year

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The online economy is expected to grow substantially in Southeast Asia, a region which is already the world’s third largest in terms of the...
The digital rubbish collectors of the Philippines

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Have you ever wondered why user-generated Internet sites such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the like are so "clean"? So appropriate for family use?...
Smartphone-crazy Thailand’s growing problem with online junkies

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Thailand is one of the most smartphone-crazy countries in Asia, if not in the world, with statistics saying that Thais are spending an average...
Investors in Myanmar scared off by Buddhist nationalists

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Myanmar's rising Buddhist nationalism is taking an economic turn. Qatar's Ooredoo, which is scheduled to launch its mobile-phone service in Myanmar this July, has...
Mashreq launches debut workshop for SMEs in the UAE

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Mashreq, one of the leading banks in the UAE, has announced a unique partnership with Arabian Business StartUp Magazine, designed to offer aspiring entrepreneurs,...
Sustainability in Islamic economy

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It’s amazing how little we actually focus on ‘people’ in business in spite of the fact that it is people who make everything happen....
Social media frenzy around flight MH370 (graph)

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Netizens have become extremely active on social media since Malaysia Airways flight MH370 disappeared on March 8. See below an infographic that details the...
Facebook’s growth strategy for Asia-Pacific

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Facebook's goal this year in the Asia-Pacific region is to continue to focus on marketing growth in four key segments: brand, direct response, local...
Hacker group challenges Singapore government

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Internet hacker group Anonymous has amped up awareness in response to criminal proceedings against Singaporean hackers connected to the group. On February 9, 2014...
Singapore, Norway, UAE lead in digital government

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A new comparative study by Accenture has found that Singapore, Norway and the United Arab Emirates (UAE) rank first, second and third, respectively, among...
Religious row fuels Sarawak-Malaysia separation talks

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Discussion are heating up  on several social media channels set up by residents of Sarawak, as well as Sabah, over separation talks from the...
Malaysia prepares for New Year’s Eve protests

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Malaysian authorities are on high alert as they prepare to crack down on anyone participating in a street rally calling for an overthrow of...
Smartphone protest apps go viral in Thailand

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Thai anti-government protesters are taking social media to a new level: During the week-long street rallies to oust the government of Yingluck Shinawatra, smartphone...
Facebook goes face down again, users disgruntled

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Problems with slow-loading pages, profiles and photos not working on Facebook along with complete timeline outages started to be reported from November 8 in...
Lao government to regulate social media

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The Lao government is drafting regulations to oversee social media and ensure Internet users use the sites "in a responsible manner", Ministry of Post...