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Southeast Asia roundup
Weekly updates on important developments in Southeast Asia
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Tuesday 25 January 2022
Southeast Asia roundup: Vietnam starts researching 6G
Vietnam is one of the first countries that have started research on 6G wireless networks, while 5G is helping Thailand's manufacturing sector grow smarter.
Monday 17 January 2022
Southeast Asia roundup: Startups in Vietnam attract US$1.3 billion in 2021
According to VNexpress, operating costs in Vietnam are among the lowest in Southeast Asia (SEA), and startups in Vietnam were able to attract large investments.
Monday 10 January 2022
Southeast Asia roundup: Vietnam startup ecosystem still robust
Vietnam's startup ecosystem remained robust in 2021, and foreign investments in the country are estimated to have reached US$20 billion last year despite COVID impacts.
Monday 3 January 2022
Southeast Asia roundup: Indonesia to build green industrial park
Indonesia is building a green industrial park, while Vietnam is seeing hot demand for Apple products.
Monday 27 December 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Tech giants eager to keep handset production lines running during holiday
Tech giants such as Apple and Samsung have been keen to keep their handset production lines om Vietnam running during the Christma period, offering incentives such as higher wages...
Monday 20 December 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Thaco to sell KIA EVs in Vietnam
Southeast Asia is seeing more and more EV supply, while Samsung regained top position in the SEA smartphone market in third-quarter 2021.
Monday 13 December 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Metaverse opportunities rise
Southeast Asia is seeing a rise in business opportunities related to metaverse, while Singapore is in fourth place globally in terms readiness for autonomus driving services.
Monday 6 December 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Grab goes public in US
Thailand's Bitkub Online is exploring neighboring markets while Singapore's Grab went public in the US stock market as the biggest SPAC deal ever.
Monday 29 November 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Honda Thailand to make EVs locally
Honda Thailand is considering building EV manufacturing facilities in Thailand as EV demand grows in the country, while Malaysia's 5G handset shipments are projected by IDC to grow...
Monday 22 November 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Amkor plans to invest US$1.6 bn in Vietnam
South Korea-based semiconductor house is building up capacity in Vietnam while Toyota sets up base in Thailand.
Monday 15 November 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Samsung restarts production in Ho Chi Minh City
Cambodia and Malaysia are having large projects of investments, while Samsung has resumed production of home appliances in Ho Chi Minh City.
Monday 8 November 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Gojek and Gogoro to test battery-swapping e-scooters
Gojek and Gogoro are testing out battery-swapping e-scooters soon in Jakarta, Indonesia, while Germany-based IC vendor Infineon is encouraging more innovations on mobility and sustainability...
Monday 1 November 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Indonesia wants to impose more bans on exporting raw resources
After banning exporting raw nickel to protect and promote local industries, Indonesian president Joko Widodo hinted that he will ban other exports of raw materials next year. The...
Monday 25 October 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Indonesia eyes EV production
Malaysia's chip shortages are expected to persist longer even after lockdown were lifted, while Indonesia is looking to start producing electric vehicle (EV) in 2023-24.
Monday 18 October 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Samsung, Intel to restore full production in Vietnam in November
Children in the US and Europe are going to miss a pair of NIKE shoes for Christmas this year as manufacturing activities in Vietnam are lagging due to COVID. Consumer electronics...