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Vietnam Procuring More Czech Advanced Trainer Aircrafts

Vietnam Procuring More Czech Advanced Trainer Aircrafts

A military procurement agreement is reportedly being negotiated between Vietnam and the Czech Republic that would include more L-39NG advanced trainer aircraft, along with ...
Vietnam Looking for First LNG Shipment to Commission Import Terminal

Vietnam Looking for First LNG Shipment to Commission Import Terminal

PetroVietnam Gas has announced a tender to purchase Vietnam's first shipment of liquefied natural gas (LNG), marking an important step on the Southeast Asian country's path ...
US Building Materials Specialist Opens Manufacturing Plant in Thailand

US Building Materials Specialist Opens Manufacturing Plant in Thailand

HYDRO-BLOK, an American manufacturer of foam-based waterproofing shower systems and building panels, has announced the opening of its new factory in Bangkok, Thailand, to ...
The US to Ramp Up the Philippines’ Military Capabilities

The US to Ramp Up the Philippines’ Military Capabilities

The US has agreed to ramp up the Philippines’ military capabilities over the next five to ten years as part of a “security sector assistance roadmap” that will see the ...
PLDT Forges a Partnership with Toyota for Smart Cars in the Philippines

PLDT Forges a Partnership with Toyota for Smart Cars in the Philippines

The Philippines' largest automotive company Toyota Motor Philippines (TMP), and the country’s largest fully integrated telco PLDT recently announced a partnership that will ...
Thailand’s PPT Group to Invest USD 7 Billion in Green Hydrogen Production

Thailand’s PPT Group to Invest USD 7 Billion in Green Hydrogen Production

Thailand’s state-owned oil and gas company PTT Group has just announced plans to invest USD 7 billion in green hydrogen production. This will be done in partnership with ...
Thailand Uses Eye and Facial Recognition Technology to Enhance Access to Healthcare Services

Thailand Uses Eye and Facial Recognition Technology to Enhance Access to Healthcare Services

A new project in Thailand will involve eye and facial recognition technology being used with the aim of enhancing healthcare services for foreign workers, refugees, and ...
Thailand to Build Cruise Terminal to Meet Increase in Marine Tourism

Thailand to Build Cruise Terminal to Meet Increase in Marine Tourism

Thailand’s Marine Department has announced plans to revive the Cruise Terminal Development Project to meet the increase in marine tourism. The department has agreed to ...
Thailand Promotes Investment in Eastern Economic Corridor

Thailand Promotes Investment in Eastern Economic Corridor

Thailand is aiming to support an annual 5% gross domestic product (GDP) growth with a plan to generate THB 2.2 trillion THB (USD 64.9 billion) investment into five targeted ...
Techcombank and Personetics to Introduce a New Financial Solution in Vietnam

Techcombank and Personetics to Introduce a New Financial Solution in Vietnam

Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techcombank) has partnered with Personetics, which provides financial data-driven personalization and customer ...
Envirotech to Build EVs in the Philippines

Envirotech to Build EVs in the Philippines

California-based Envirotech Vehicles Inc. (EVT) is investing USD 80 million to build a production plant in Clark Freeport Zone as it bets on the EV market’s growth potential ...
The Philippines Approves Two New Ecozones In Batangas and Bacolod

The Philippines Approves Two New Ecozones In Batangas and Bacolod

The Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) announced that President Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr. has declared two new economic zones located in Batangas province and Bacolod ...

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