MoIT seeks ways to boost coffee exports Business

MoIT seeks ways to boost coffee exports

The Ministry of Industry and Trade (MoIT) has said that improving product quality and brand development are key for coffee export growth as coffee exports dropped in both volume and turnover in the first nine months of this year.
Thailand looks to become digital innovation hub in ASEAN World

Thailand looks to become digital innovation hub in ASEAN

The Digital Council of Thailand (DCT) is working with the Federation of Thai Industries (FTI) to turn the country into a digital innovation hub in ASEAN through development of data centres and artificial intelligence (AI) capability.
Forest fires in Indonesia raise global warming concerns World

Forest fires in Indonesia raise global warming concerns

Satellite data on September 12 showed the number of blazes in Indonesia's rainforests has rose sharply, spreading smog across Southeast Asia and adding to concerns about the impact of increasing wildfire outbreaks worldwide on global warming.
Medlink wins first startup contest VietChallenge 2019 Sci-Tech

Medlink wins first startup contest VietChallenge 2019

Medlink – the supplier of a platform for direct connectivity among drug companies and pharmacies has won the first prize of VietChallenge 2019, an annual startup competition for Vietnamese entrepreneurs from all over the world.
Indonesia wants tech firms to pay VAT World

Indonesia wants tech firms to pay VAT

Indonesia is preparing a bill that will make tech firms such as Google and Amazon pay value added tax (VAT), according to Finance Minister Sri Mulyani Indrawati.
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.