No Pokémon, no job

It is unlikely that Sonny Truyen will get to fly home on one of these Pokémon planes. Source: Flickr An Australian expat has lost his...

Ex-casino town set for rail rebirth

Inside an abandoned casino in Boten in 2013. Source: Wikimedia For five years, the remote town of Boten on the China-Laos border has lived in...

Singapore trains sent for repairs

Dover MRT station, Singapore. Source: Wikimedia A total of 26 of Singapore's 35 Chinese-made metro trains are being sent back to the manufacturer after structural...

Scholars laud high-tech Khmer study

Thai mercenaries depicted in Angkor Wat. Later the Siamese would form their own kingdom and become a major rival of the Khmer Empire. Source:...

Media NGO calls for Myanmar reform

The Daily Eleven is one of a new breed of independent newspapers operating from within the country. Source: Asean Economist The US-based press-freedom organisation, the...

S’pore to test uncooled data storage

PSA Keppel Distripark in Singapore. Source: Flickr Singapore is trialling the first-ever tropical data centre (TDC) to push for more environmentally friendly data technology storage. The...

Jokowi moves to boost Korean trade

South Korean President Park Geun-hye. Source: Wikimedia South Korea pledged to help accelerate industrial growth in Indonesia during a bilateral meeting with South Korean President...

Thai university calls for cheating law

Thailand has been trying to establish a reputation for health tourism. Source: Wikimedia A major university in Thailand is calling for a change in legislation...

Vietnam reinforces tech giant status

Ho Chi Minh City, still commonly known as Saigon, is at the heart of Vietnam’s tech revolution. Source: Wikimedia Vietnam’s rise as a tech giant...

Singapore promised driverless taxis by 2017

Smaller 2getthere driverless pods at work in Abu Dhabi. Source: YouTube Driverless pods providing seamless door-to-door connectivity should be available in Singapore by the end...

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Singapore told to look to domestic market for growth 

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