• Sat, 15 Jun 2019 18:05
    Indonesia returns five containers of waste to the US
    Indonesia has returned five containers of rubbish to the United States and will not become a "dumping ground", officials said Saturday, the latest Southeast Asian country to return imported waste.
    Breaking News
  • Fri, 14 Jun 2019 18:26
    Lazada to sell Google Play Gift Code on LazMall
    Lazada, Southeast Asia's leading e-commerce platform, and Google Play have launched Google Play Gift Code on LazMall to enable online audiences to easily top up Google Play credits in Thailand.
    Breaking News
  • Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
    An examination of local philanthropy
    While there is much talk of the shrinking of civic space in Southeast Asia, public discussion rarely touches on how this also affects the availability of funding for civil society organisations, in particular those that advocate for human rights.
  • Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
    Boat captain says he was paid to take 65 Rohingya to Malaysia
    POLICE SUSPECT a group of 65 Rohingya and five Myanmar men may have been trafficked from Bangladesh where over a million of them are being sheltered, after a Thai captain admitted that he was paid to take them across the Andaman Sea to Southeast Asia.
  • Thu, 13 Jun 2019 01:00
    Krating Daeng gets a Bt3-billion kick
    TCP Group, the producer of the Krating Daeng energy drink brand, yesterday announced plans to invest Bt3 billion over the next five years to strengthen its position in markets across Southeast Asia.
  • Fri, 07 Jun 2019 20:30
    Pompeo to visit Bangkok, commit to Southeast Asia: official
    Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will recommit the United States on a visit to Bangkok to supporting the development of Southeast Asian nations in the face of a rising China, an official said Thursday.
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  • Sat, 08 Jun 2019 01:00
    DELIVERING on online’s new frontier
    FOR THE Thai market this year, the operator of Southeast Asia’s leading online grocery platform, HappyFresh, will focus its investment mostly in increasing its logistics capabilities and systems to improve the quality of delivery as well as overall efficiency, says Grzegorz Sagan, 28, managing director of HappyFresh Thailand.
  • Thu, 06 Jun 2019 14:43
    WB report offers roadmap to next-level digital economy
    With the aim of ensuring that the economic and social dividends of technology can reach everyone, a new World Bank report, “The Digital Economy in Southeast Asia – Strengthening the Foundations for Future Growth”, analyses the opportunities and challenges facing the region to scale up digital development.
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  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 18:45
    Consumers in Asean consider the excessive use of platics to be a serious problem
    Consumers in Southeast Asia are increasingly aware of the environmental issues facing their countries’ today, with waste being the top environmental concern, according to Ipsos Business Consulting, a global growth strategy consulting firm.
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  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 11:35
    Grab Tuk Tuk Electric launches in Chiang Mai, a Southeast Asia first
    Grab has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with partners from both government and private sector organisations to establish the Chiang Mai Smart Mobility Alliance Network. This public-private partnership aims to reduce the use of private vehicles in Chiang Mai by 35 per cent in five years’ time, contributing to a less-polluted, less-congested Chiang Mai city.
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  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
    Singapore initiative ‘Travelling Waves’ continues with screenings in Jakarta
    Now three decades old, the Singapore International Film Festival (SGIFF), is bringing noteworthy films with distinct voices closer to audiences in Singapore and Southeast Asia, with the launch of its inaugural edition of Travelling Waves and an all-new format of New Waves.
    movie & TV
  • Wed, 05 Jun 2019 01:00
    SHIPPING Southeast Asia still  top region for losses 
    Asia Pacific remains the region with the biggest shipping losses, accounting for 45 per cent of the total globally in 2018, according to the Allianz Global Corporate & Specialty SE’s (AGCS) Safety & Shipping Review 2019. 
  • Tue, 04 Jun 2019 01:00
    Vietnam match is fight ‘for dignity’, says Teerasil  
    Thailand’s skipper Teerasil Dangda believes he will be fit for tomorrow’s “battle for dignity” against Vietnam, Southeast Asia’s reigning No 1 team, in the 47th King’s Cup at the Chang Arena in Buri Ram.
  • Mon, 03 Jun 2019 01:00
    More supply chains to shift to Vietnam, Asean
    SOUTHEAST Asia, especially Vietnam, can expect to see more supply chains coming its way if it improves production technology and capacity, as well as regional cooperation, HSBC officials have said.
  • Thu, 30 May 2019 01:00
    Are we prepared for a Chinese military ‘invasion’?
    Thai foreign policy makers face a crucial dilemma as Beijing and Washington battle for influence in Southeast Asia  
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