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Unilever Muslim Center of Excellence Launched in Indonesia

Unilever Muslim Center of Excellence Launched in Indonesia

Consumer goods manufacturer PT Unilever Indonesia has just launched its Uniliver Muslim Center of Excellence (Uniliver MCOE). The MCOE will be a research hub for halal ...
Pick & Go Opens Singapore’s First AI Unmanned Convenience Stores

Pick & Go Opens Singapore’s First AI Unmanned Convenience Stores

Retailer Pick & Go has opened three unmanned and checkout-free stores in Singapore, offering daily necessities such as snacks, drinks, and other essential ...
Export of Thai Durians to China Reaches New Heights

Export of Thai Durians to China Reaches New Heights

Thailand has exported USD 186 million worth of durian to China during the first quarter of 2021. In 2020, Thailand shipped 575,000 tonnes, which represented almost 90% of ...
Pan Asia Metals Spearheading Lithium Search in Southern Thailand

Pan Asia Metals Spearheading Lithium Search in Southern Thailand

Pan Asia Metals, a specialty metal explorer and developer focused on projects in South East Asia, recently intersected pegmatite dyke swarms within the Reung Kiet Lithium ...
Kemin Food Technologies Expands Distribution Partnership with DKSH to the Philippines and Indonesia

Kemin Food Technologies Expands Distribution Partnership with DKSH to the Philippines and Indonesia

Swiss holding company specializing in market expansion services Diethelm Keller Siber Hegner (DKSH) has signed a distribution agreement with Kemin Food Technologies, a global ...
Arkema Building World’s Biggest Integrated Bio-factory in Singapore, Production Starts in 2022

Arkema Building World’s Biggest Integrated Bio-factory in Singapore, Production Starts in 2022

French chemicals and plastics producer Arkema is building a new plant on Jurong Island, Singapore, to produce its flagship Rilsan polyamide 11 high-performance polymer. This ...
San Miguel Eyes PH’s First Bus Rapid Transit System

San Miguel Eyes PH’s First Bus Rapid Transit System

Philippine conglomerate San Miguel Corp is considering building a bus rapid transit (BRT) system in its newly opened elevated expressway, Skyway, to ease commuter woes and ...
Israel´s Tri-Logical to Supply Railway IoT Solutions

Israel´s Tri-Logical to Supply Railway IoT Solutions

Tri-Logical, an Israeli company that develops IoT and cyber solutions for mission-critical applications, has won a tender from the Thai government to monitor the locomotives ...
ESR Forms Joint Venture with BW to Develop the My Phuoc 4 Industrial Park

ESR Forms Joint Venture with BW to Develop the My Phuoc 4 Industrial Park

Hongkong-based ESR Cayman Limited (ESR) has formed a joint venture with Warburg Pincus-backed BW Industrial Development Joint Stock Company (BW), the largest and ...
Singapore-based Temasek Invests USD 120 million into Edtech Startup UpGrad

Singapore-based Temasek Invests USD 120 million into Edtech Startup UpGrad

UpGrad, an edtech startup founded in 2015, has raised USD 120 million from Singapore-based Temasek in its first external fundraising. The company plans to use the new funds ...
MDEC and Austrade Strengthen Collaboration on Digital Transformation via Australia-Malaysia Tech Exchange (AMTX)

MDEC and Austrade Strengthen Collaboration on Digital Transformation via Australia-Malaysia Tech Exchange (AMTX)

On 6 May 2021, the Malaysia Digital Economy Corporation (MDEC) and the Australian Trade and Investment Commission (Austrade) organized a virtual event for tech companies from ...
Dell Technologies Looking to Expand Hybrid Cloud Services in Thailand

Dell Technologies Looking to Expand Hybrid Cloud Services in Thailand

Tech giant Dell Technologies is looking into expanding its hybrid cloud services in Thailand, where the cloud computing market is expected to be valued at  THB 15 billion ...

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