‘Open Sesame’: vaccine passports are the key to Southeast Asia’s recovery

Recently-released data makes clear the cost of coronavirus for Thailand, despite the Kingdom’s overall successful management of the pandemic: the no-show of some 40...

Traveloka Indonesia unveils US IPO plan

Indonesia-based Traveloka was keen on going public this year in the United States as it aimed to raise funds for its expansion plans. According to...

Indonesia mass vaccination begins; younger generation first in line

Indonesia began with its mass vaccination program on Wednesday which focused on the younger working-age population and not the elderly. According to reports, Indonesian President...

Pharmaceutical sector buoys Singapore factory output

Singapore’s manufacturing industry rebounded last month, with the jump partly owed to the pharmaceutical sector which grasped opportunities during the global pandemic. According to a...

Indonesia launches $3-billion Patimban seaport

Indonesian President Joko Widodo inaugurated over the weekend the $3.07-billion Patimban seaport—one of the government’s priority infrastructure projects—paving the way for a boost in...

Philippines’ loan to ADB to reach $9.4 billion by 2023

The Philippine government’s loan to the Asian Development Bank (ADB) was expected to reach $9.4 billion over the next four years with funds sought...

‘More carriers in the doldrums amid low travel demand’

More airlines were expected to go bankrupt this year as sales remained severely dampened by the weak travel volume. According to a report by The...

Thailand now open to all travellers

Having been one of the first countries to combat the coronavirus outbreak at bay, the kingdom of Thailand is now opening its doors to...

Singapore to host World Economic Forum next year

The World Economic Forum (WEF), one of the largest gatherings attended by business and political leaders globally, will make its debut in Asia as...

SEC approves Kerry Express 8.4-billion-baht IPO

Delivery operator Kerry Express was braving the Thai stock market through the conduct of an 8.4-billion-baht initial public offering (IPO). A report by the Bangkok...

Stay connected

10,344FansLike
773FollowersFollow

Latest article

Thailand eyes vaccine passports, quarantine waivers for tourists

The government of Thailand was keen on further loosening up its borders to international tourists through vaccination passports and quarantine waivers as it begins...

Philippines begins mass vaccination as Sinovac arrives

The Philippines has officially received the first batch of its coronavirus vaccine made by China-based pharmaceutical giant Sinovac Biotech. The military aircraft from China carrying...

Malaysia’s mass vaccination program starts

Malaysia on Wednesday began with its mass vaccination program, two days earlier than scheduled, with the first person to receive the vaccine no other...