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Austria’s AT&S to Build First Factory in Malaysia and South East Asia

Austria’s AT&S to Build First Factory in Malaysia and South East Asia

AT&S has announced a MYR 8.5 billion (USD 2.04 billion) of proposed investment to build its first South East Asian production site in Malaysia. AT&S is a ...
TNB Plans to Invest USD 2.16 Billion to Improve Grid Features

TNB Plans to Invest USD 2.16 Billion to Improve Grid Features

Malaysia’s leading electricity provider TNB is aiming to invest MYR 9 billion (USD 2.16 billion) annually between 2021 and 2024 to modernize and transform the national grid ...
Thailand to Construct New Deep Seaport in Rayong

Thailand to Construct New Deep Seaport in Rayong

In June 2021, the Industrial Estate Authority of Thailand (IEAT) announced its intention to commence the construction of the third phase of Map Ta Phut deep seaport in ...
Philippines to Spend Nearly USD 100 Billion on Infrastructure Projects Until 2024

Philippines to Spend Nearly USD 100 Billion on Infrastructure Projects Until 2024

The Philippines government is scheduled to spend a total of PHP 4.9 trillion (USD 99 billion) on infrastructure projects over the next four years as a continuation of ...
Industry Partners to Develop Liquefied Hydrogen Supply Infrastructure

Industry Partners to Develop Liquefied Hydrogen Supply Infrastructure

Five industry players have tied up to explore the development of a supply infrastructure to bring liquefied hydrogen (LH2) into Singapore to power Keppel's data centers. They ...
Ho Chi Minh City to Invest USD 350 million in Anti-Flooding and Environmental Sanitation Projects

Ho Chi Minh City to Invest USD 350 million in Anti-Flooding and Environmental Sanitation Projects

In May 2021, it was announced that Ho Chi Minh City (HCMC) will invest close to USD 350 million for the construction of 11 anti-flooding and environmental sanitation projects ...
Canadian, Dutch and UAE Players to Establish Indonesia’s First Infrastructure Investment Platform

Canadian, Dutch and UAE Players to Establish Indonesia’s First Infrastructure Investment Platform

In May 2021 it was announced that Indonesia Investment Authority (INA), Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec (CDPQ), APG Asset Management (APG), and a wholly-owned ...
Thailand Spearheads 5G Developments in the Region

Thailand Spearheads 5G Developments in the Region

Thailand just announced that its Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will become the first special economic region in South East Asia to offer 5G telecommunications services. The ...
New Testbed Facility in Singapore for Data Centers Located in Tropical Locations

New Testbed Facility in Singapore for Data Centers Located in Tropical Locations

Social media giant Facebook and the Singapore government are joining forces to fund a USD 17 million project to address the need to boost the number of sustainable data ...
Indonesia’s Largest Telecom Company Launches Commercial 5G Mobile Services

Indonesia’s Largest Telecom Company Launches Commercial 5G Mobile Services

Indonesia’s state-owned and largest telecom company, Telkomsel, launched its commercial 5G mobile services in May 2021. At the beginning, 5G services will be rolled out to ...
I-Bhd Plans to Expand its Data Center Park in Selangor

I-Bhd Plans to Expand its Data Center Park in Selangor

Malaysia’s leading property developer I-Bhd is planning to expand its data center park, i-City Golden Triangle (i-City), in Shah Alam, Selangor state. i-City is one of ...
Australia Increases its Funding Support to Vietnam’s Innovation and Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem

Australia Increases its Funding Support to Vietnam’s Innovation and Artificial Intelligence Ecosystem

Australia's Department of Foreign Affairs and Trade has agreed to increase funding for the Aus4Innovation (A4I) in Vietnam by USD 2.7 million, raising the total to USD 10.4 ...

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