Vietnam is SEA’s third most active tech ecosystem

Using a mobile app, truck drivers in Vietnam can now opt to pick up cargo from nearby locations on their empty vehicles during their...

Vietnamese tanker captain jailed for Singapore oil theft 

A Vietnamese oil tanker’s captain has been jailed for more than 5½ years in Singapore for his involvement in the theft of approximately US$150...

Myanmar tourism suffers during genocide trial 

Myanmar’s Rohingya genocide trial could harm the country’s popularity among big-spending tourists from the west, according to the sector.  The case at the International Court...

Buoyant Vietnam leads Asean for investment 

An Asia-Pacific study says Vietnam remains a leading destination for foreign direct investment.  More than 1,000 employers contributed to the PwC survey “Doing business across...

Bank of Thailand keeps rates steady but lowers growth forecast

Thailand’s central bank left its policy rates unchanged, to stay still at the lowest level on Wednesday, but lowered growth forecasts for the year...

‘Philippine water woes to dampen growth next year’

Growth of the Philippine economy is likely hindered by the shortage of water in the summer season, the National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA)...

POFMA to shape SG political conversation

Last month, naturalised citizen and political figure Brad Bowyer corrected his Facebook post to comply with Singapore’s newly enacted Protection from Online Falsehoods and...

Philippines Falls Out of ‘Top 10 Most Gender-Equal’

The Philippines for the first time dropped out of the top 10 countries that are most gender-equal, according to the World Economic Forum (WEF). WEF...

Lucio Tan-led consortium wins $10-B Sangley Airport in Cavite

Filipino firm MacroAsia Corporation and its partner China Communications Construction Co. Ltd. (CCCC) are poised to bag the construction of a $10-billion airport in...

Vietnam calls for restraint in South China Sea 

Vietnam has asked Beijing to show restraint in the South China Sea next year after a Chinese oil drill-ship and its naval escorts spent...

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Motorcycle taxis banned in the Philippines

Motorcycles that are being used for public transportation in the Philippines will be deemed illegal beginning next week amid the looming end of a...

Facebook sorry for Myanmar translation blunder 

Facebook has apologised after translating Chinese President Xi Jinping's name as “Mr Shithole” during the high-profile visit to Myanmar by the all-powerful leader of...

Indonesia recruits fishermen in South China Sea dispute

Indonesia says it will mobilise fishing crews in the South China Sea to help expel Chinese vessels from Indonesian waters.  President Joko “Jokowi” Widodo announced:...