Singapore Airshow sales fall from 2014

Boeing's 787-9 Dreamliner. Source: Wikimedia Airbus and Boeing announced that only modest aircraft deals were secured at the Singapore Airshow 2016, suggesting demand has fallen...

S’pore eyes driverless buses

CleanTech Park in Singapore is pioneering driverless technology. Source: Wikimedia Singapore is set to trial two 12-metre, full-size driverless buses in Jurong West near the Nanyang...

Microsoft enters murky Myanmar market

Microsoft has stepped into the precarious business world of supposedly democratic Myanmar by signing a deal with a conglomerate whose founder has long battled...

Jakarta set to ban Grindr

Istiqlal Mosque, Jakarta. Indonesia’s balancing act between gay rights and Islam is becoming increasingly problematic. Source: Wikimedia Jakarta looks poised to ban gay-dating apps like Grindr,...

7 die in Vietnam hospital 

Seven people have died and a woman is in intensive care after kidney dialysis treatment at a northern Vietnam hospital. The incident happened at Hoa...

Musk repeats Singapore criticism

Tesla CEO Elon Musk has defended his comments, saying Singapore is not supportive of electric vehicles despite its construction of a dedicated, artificial “city”...

Cyberstudy blames foreign power for Singapore hack

A hacking group has been named to be behind the most serious known breach of personal data in Singapore’s history. California-based IT security provider Symantec...

Tsunami warning buoys fail

Memories of 2004 are still fresh in Sumatra. Source: Wikimedia All 22 tsunami warning buoys installed near low-lying islands failed to warn the authorities when...

Malaysia vape crackdown sparks confusion

Vapes are becoming a major Malaysian export Malaysia's crackdown on its booming vape trade has caused alarm from Chinese manufacturers who export to the Southeast...

Vietnam urged to embrace mobile payments 

The boss of Chinese online giant Alibaba says he fears Vietnamese consumer suspicion could hamper mobile-payment development in the communist state. Group chairman Jack Ma...

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Myanmar’s generals blame anyone but themselves

Every statement that comes out of Myanmar about the alleged Rohingya genocide in 2017 refers to the threat of the Arakan Rohingya Salvation Army...

Singapore property chiefs warn of property glut 

Singaporean property developers say an oversupply of apartments and a stagnating economy are set to suppress housing prices.  The president of the Real Estate Developers Association of...