Wed, 17 Apr 2019 01:00
Experian reaches the overlooked in SE Asia to power credit offer
Experian's solution powers airtime advances which is especially relevant to Thailand with its high concentration of prepaid subscribers at up to 80 per cent.
Tue, 09 Apr 2019 16:16
Grab plans rapid expansion throughout SE Asia in 2019
Singapore based Grab Holdings Inc or Grab, a leading Southeast Asian leading app, has announced plans for rapid expansion in the region, including raising US$6.5 billion (Bt207 billion) in total capital by the end of this year.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 12:45
Sexual and reproductive health in SE Asia
Southeast Asia Junction, which aims to foster understanding and appreciation of Southeast Asia, is holding a closed event, “Southeast Asian Learning Exchange on Sexual and Reproductive Health”, at the Bangkok Arts and Culture Centre tomorrow (March 5) from 2 to 5pm.
Mon, 04 Mar 2019 01:00
Hot for Hitler: Decoding SE Asia’s obsession with Nazi iconography
Thai teen idol Namsai feared being booted from her band after a photo of her wearing a T-shirt with a Nazi swastika went viral, but without the uproar she says she would have remained ignorant about the offensive implications of her fashion choices.
Mon, 14 Jan 2019 01:00
SE Asia’s giant undergoes surgery to unclog traffic-congested arteries
President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo has spoken. “We cannot continue like this,” the former Jakarta governor told a meeting on Greater Jakarta traffic earlier this week.
Mon, 26 Nov 2018 09:54
New Russian helicopter engine being introduced to SE Asia
Russian state-owned company, United Engine Corporation (part of Rostec State Corporation), is bringing its latest civil turboshaft helicopter engine, the VK-2500PS-03, to Vietnam, Cambodia, Thailand and Malaysia, the company said in a press statement.
Tue, 20 Nov 2018 17:39
Customer-centric Traveloka aims to be top online travel agency in SE Asia
Traveloka continues to support sustained growth in the tourism sector while confirming its status as a leading online travel agency (OTA), with the aim to be the No-1 player in Southeast Asia, providing a wide range of travel needs in one platform.
Mon, 19 Nov 2018 01:00
Clearing SE Asia’s skies will require changing consumer attitudes
While haze-filled images from India and China often dominate media coverage, pollution increasingly takes its toll across much of Asia, including Southeast Asia and even in Singapore – the site of this year’s Asean Summit.
Fri, 09 Nov 2018 01:00
China’s foreign-waste ban sets example for SE Asia
After China implemented a ban on 24 types of imported waste in January, countries in Southeast Asia have become the main destination for the waste.
Wed, 31 Oct 2018 17:46
TTA wins Asian award
Thai holding company, Thoresen Thai Agencies Plc (TTA), says it has won Asia’s Most Influential Companies Award at the ACES Awards 2018, organised by MORS Group which hosts the annual event to recognise Asia’s leading organisations and entrepreneurs who exemplify a strong and sustainable growth.
Tue, 23 Oct 2018 01:00
‘Skills gap a major challenge’ for SE Asia
DESPITE ENJOYING strong growth in investments, leading to greater demand for workforce and talent, Southeast Asia is still confronting many challenges ahead for the development of local talents, according to the CEO of Adecco Group.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 16:46
KBank launches SE Asia’s first sustainability bonds
Kasikornbank has successfully launched sustainability bonds totalling US$100 million (Bt3.27 billion), bank president Kattiya Indaravijaya said on Monday.
Mon, 22 Oct 2018 07:55
SE Asia boosts fight against 'real and present' militant threat
Southeast Asian nations seeking to combat the threat of militancy have agreed to share intelligence, Singapore's defence minister said Saturday, as he warned of a "real and present" danger to the region.
Fri, 14 Sep 2018 01:00
eBay simplifies retail order processing in SE Asia
Global e-commerce giant eBay has launched the “eBay SEAPaSS” shipping platform to support eBay sellers in Southeast Asia by simplifying retail order fulfilment and providing automated shipping.
Tue, 04 Sep 2018 01:00
Two Vietnamese listed in SE Asia’s top 30 tech founders
TWO FOUNDERS of Vietnamese tech companies were listed in the Southeast Asia’s top 30 tech founders this year by technology and start-up platform techinasia.com.