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    Selling the cloud

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 20/05/2019

    » During her student years in Temora in New South Wales, Helen Masters always thought that her interests lay in economics, but her inquisitiveness instead led her on another path. Her personal observations on how new technologies were changing her hometown eventually landed her a career she has followed to this day.


    Learning with the best

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 19/11/2018

    » Pittsburgh-based Carnegie Mellon University (CMU), known for its science and technology programmes, aims to use Bangkok as a springboard to build an Asean talent pool through collaboration with King Mongkut's Institute of Technology Ladkrabang (KMITL).

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    Game on in Asean

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 13/02/2017

    » Asean governments, especially in Vietnam, Malaysia and Singapore, are providing significant support to game designers, aiming to attract talent to develop an industry that is booming alongside demand for mobile games in China.


    Delivering success

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 11/12/2017

    » Asia's first driverless trucks began operating in October at the ExxonMobil plant on Jurong Island in Singapore, while fleets of autonomous delivery vehicles are expected to get rolling on Great Britain's motorways next year. These are just some of the headline-making developments in the brave new world of transport being promoted by the likes of Google, Tesla, Uber and major vehicle manufacturers.


    3D Vision

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 26/06/2017

    » If you asked the CEO of an energy company if it was ready to go green, or why, you might expect a careful and diplomatic response, or maybe an explanation based on the business case for such a move. But that's not the sort of reply you'll hear from Isabelle Kocher.


    Feeling the pulse

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 13/03/2017

    » When Tamara Ingram was named CEO of J Walter Thompson (JWT) in March last year, many in the industry cheered the fact that a big glass ceiling had finally been shattered where women in advertising are concerned.


    Doing business a mixed prospect across Asia

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 07/11/2016

    » Brunei and Indonesia are among the most improved Asian economies for ease of doing business while Singapore has been replaced by New Zealand in first place overall, according to an influential World Bank report.


    Two-way prosperity

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 29/04/2019

    » Thailand and Hong Kong expect to strengthen their economic partnership in light of the great potential of China's Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) and the Greater Bay Area (GBA) project, representatives of both sides say.


    In search of unicorns

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 25/03/2019

    » With an eye on health care and education as the most promising sectors, Indonesia is expected to be home to five startups worth at least US$1 billion by the end of 2019.


    High-speed rail needs help to make an impact

    Asia focus, Erich Parpart, Published on 07/01/2019

    » For all the hype surrounding Thailand's planned high-speed railway lines, their economic impact will be minimal without better planning to improve urban amenities and productivity in the services sector, say Japanese researchers.

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