• Fri, 15 Mar 2019 01:00
    HUAWEI Chinese giant to raise  investment in region 
    Huawei, China’s leading global provider of ICT infrastructure and smart devices, has announced its procurement results for 2018 in Southeast Asia, amounting to $608 million. 
    Corporate
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 20:19
    AP Thailand invests Bt600m to make SEAC a centre for lifelong learning in a disruptive world
    AP (Thailand) has underlined its vision, "AP World, A Vision of Quality of Life", to enhancevthe quality of life by utilising Bt600 million to fuel commitments by the Southeast Asia Centre (SEAC) to develop the talent and skills of "people in organisations and in society" so that they can sustainably thrive in the disruptive world.
    Breaking News
  • Tue, 12 Mar 2019 01:00
    Food versus fintech as Go-Jek, Grab in race to be super app in Indonesia
    GO-JEK and Grab started their businesses by offering ride-hailing services in their respective home countries, taking different steps to attract consumers. Later, they expanded their services and became a duopoly in Southeast Asia.
    ASEAN+
  • Mon, 11 Mar 2019 12:15
    Defi offers businesses big-data tips on credit risks
    Nearly 400 million people in Southeast Asia will gain access to banking systems in the coming decades, and good data is crucial to achieve such goal, says Katherine Shen, CEO and co-founder of Defi.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:00
    Italy rolls out welcome mat for region’s tourists
    THAILAND is emerging as a potential high-growth market for tourism to Italy, underpinned by that country’s opening of promotional office in Bangkok that has activated a new antenna for luring Thai visitors as well as those from elsewhere in Southeast Asia.
    Economy
  • Thu, 07 Mar 2019 01:00
    Grab secures $1.5 bn funding
    SOUTHEAST Asian ride-hailing firm Grab said it had secured $1.5 billion (Bt48 billion) in fresh financing from a fund run by Japan’s SoftBank and will use a significant portion of it to expand in Indonesia.
    Corporate
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 13:51
    Region’s nutritionists in Bangkok planning war on malnutrition
    The Public Health Ministry’s Department of Health is this week hosting a workshop for 70 nutritionists and healthcare officials from all 10 Southeast Asian countries to exchange ideas for a “nutrition surveillance system”.
    Breaking News
  • Wed, 06 Mar 2019 12:17
    ‘Thousands’ of Thai firms monitored over illegal software
    Unlicensed software remains common among corporations and IT sectors in Southeast Asia, whether due to indifference, intent or neglect.
    Breaking News
  • 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.
    lifestyle
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 15:32
    HotNow reveals business plan for 2019
    HotNow, a leading online-to-offline gamified retail platform, said in a press release on Friday that its business plan for 2019 will drive the growth of its digital economy ecosystem across Southeast Asia and globally.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 01 Mar 2019 01:00
    How Asean think-tanks see the inter-Korea peace process
    Southeast Asia is making global headlines this week with the second US-North Korea Summit, in Hanoi. 
    opinion
  • Tue, 26 Feb 2019 01:00
    Thailand firmly in Huawei’s sights
    CHINESE TECH giant Huawei Group has set aside an investment budget of US$81 million (Bt2.5 billion) for Southeast Asia towards ICT enablement from 2019-21, focusing on OpenLabs, enabling cloud developers and cultivating ICT talent, the group’s president for Southeast Asia, James Wu, said.
    Corporate
  • Mon, 25 Feb 2019 16:38
    Sunday InsurTech startup raises Series A, aims to transform insurance
    Sunday, an InsurTech startup has raised Series A funding of US$10 million (Bt313 million), led by Vertex Ventures of Southeast Asia and India.
    Breaking News
  • Sat, 23 Feb 2019 12:46
    Groups discuss roads to world peace
    Over 1,000 social representatives, including men and women from Asean member states, religious leaders and NGOs, gathered in Cambodia to discuss ways to make peace in Southeast Asia, according to a South Korea-based NGO Heavenly Culture World Peace Restoration of Light (HWPL).
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 22 Feb 2019 01:00
    Close to half of Asean CEOs see slowdown in global growth 
    NEARLY HALF of chief executive officers in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (Asean ) expected a decline in global economic growth in 2019, according to PwC’s 22nd Annual Global CEO Survey.
    Economy
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