Google Cloud to open first data center in Indonesia World

Google Cloud to open first data center in Indonesia

Tech giant Google is looking to open its first data center in Indonesia this year to enable the company to take the advantage of the growing demand for cloud computing services in the country, one of company’s senior executives has said.
Data centres to enjoy rapid growth in Southeast Asia World

Data centres to enjoy rapid growth in Southeast Asia

Southeast Asia will be the fastest growing region for co-location data centres over the next five years, with its market size expanding by a compounded annual growth rate (CAGR) of 13 percent during 2019-2024, according to a report released on August 19 by Cushman & Wakefield, a leading global real estate services firm.
Local firm receives foreign investment Business

Local firm receives foreign investment

Australia’s SEEK Group and Alibaba Hong Kong Entrepreneur Fund have invested in GetLinks, a platform and ecosystem that connects tech talents with opportunities across Asia.
China to import Thai rice under MoU World

China to import Thai rice under MoU

A major rice importer in China has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Thailand to buy at least 10,000 tonnes of Kor Khor 43 rice.
Chinese companies increase investment in Malaysia World

Chinese companies increase investment in Malaysia

Chinese companies have invested at least 1.4 billion ringgit (around 350 million USD) in Malaysia’s bonds and industrial production after the Pakatan Harapan coalition formed the federal government in May.
Alibaba opens office in Malaysia World

Alibaba opens office in Malaysia

Alibaba Group has opened its office in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, marking a new chapter in the company’s strategic cooperation with the nation, reporting the local daily newspaper The Star.
Amazon studying Vietnam market Business

Amazon studying Vietnam market

The world’s leading e-commerce player, Amazon, is scoping out the Vietnamese market, hoping to benefit local consumers and enterprises.
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Businesses look to e-commerce to boost trade

E-commerce is expected to help Vietnam meet its export turnover target of more than 110 billion USD this year, according to an official with the Vietnam Chamber of Commerce and Industry.

Vo Tan Thanh, director of the chamber's Ho Chi Minh City branch, said e-commerce is considered the best option for import-export companies in terms of time and pricing power.