US firm gets Singapore rail nod

Aecom’s design for the Jurong East terminus. Source: Aecom US engineering firm Aecom, which has worked with the Singaporean authorities on several MRT lines, has...

Junta called to launch aircraft probe

Thai Airways has close links to the military. Source: Wikimedia Thailand’s military government is under increasing pressure to investigate corruption allegations surrounding Britain’s Rolls-Royce and...

China to help Thais build arms 

US-Thai military cooperation is unlikely to be as close again. Source: Wikimedia  Thailand's junta is in talks with the Chinese military about developing the Thai...

S’pore records surprise export growth

Singapore's docks had not been expecting an increase in traffic. Source: Wikimedia  Singapore's exports jumped unexpectedly last month as sales to major markets such as...

S’pore schools top world 

Nan Hua High School, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia Singaporean schools have come top of the prestigious international benchmarking test, known as the "world cup for education". Singapore's...

Junta tightens cyber-snooping 

The authorities have been patrolling the internet. Source: Wikimedia The Thai junta is pushing ahead with several bills to tighten cybersecurity with activists fearing deeper...

MAS looks to boost fintech

Singapore is trying to establish itself as a tech hub. Source: Flickr   The Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS) is moving to ease regulation for venture...

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...

Junta asks Google to block content 

Thailand’s King Bhumibol Adulyadej during a 1970s documentary. Source: YouTube Bangkok’s junta has met Google bosses amid growing calls from royalists to arrest those who insult...

Virtual Plain of Jars to be created

Drone video of the Plain of Jars. Source: YouTube A team of Australian archaeologists has announced plans to recreate Laos' mysterious Plain of Jars in...

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