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China Tech Domination in SE Asia

 

A Chinese billionaire surprised the audience of a pitch from a startup in Singapore when he wrote “Speed x Market Share” on a white board. This formula means that to succeed to you in a market, you need to be the first and the largest, no matter what the cost. This simple formula is n...

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Business Advice for Entrepreneurs in Asia

 

Here are some condensed pieces of wisdom for and by entrepreneurs in Asia.“A lot of people complain about yesterday. We have no power to change yesterday. But this very day, 30 years later, is what we can control and decide. Change yourself, take baby steps, and stay determined for ten years. I t...

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Philippines Railway Projects

 

The Government of Philippines' cabinet-level agency National Economic and Development Authority (NEDA) Board's Investment Coordination Committee (ICC) has approved Mindanao Railway Project's (MRP) Tagum-Davao-Digos (MRP-TDD) segment and two Department of Transportation (DOTr) rail projects. With ...

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Source for Tech Start-ups

 

Over the course of the last few years, the Philippines has not only undergone an economic boom but also a tech revolution. After much transformation, the country has succeeded in re-inventing itself and becoming a leading source of tech start-ups and talent.After an intensive program aimed at pri...

Asian business

Asian business start-ups

 

It bodes well for prospective businesses in the Philippines that there is currently a resurgence in technology-orientated start-ups elsewhere around the Pacific rim. Here is our overview of some of the more exciting developments.BrandClozetAn Indonesian innovation, BrandClozet offers Indonesian u...

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Asian economy overview

 

Almost 60% of the planet's population live in Asia. At the time of counting we're talking about 4.2 billion people. That's a vast number of people, many of whom are working hard towards ensuring the economies of their respective countries flourish – or at least ride the uneasy currents of the pos...

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Asian markets – trends

 

It's not new to 2018, but growth in Asia is heating up. Asia has become the world's largest theme park market. CNBC: The World Bank raised its economic growth forecasts for developing East Asia and Pacific for this year and 2018. The worth of the mobile contents market in Asia is expected to reac...

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Digital dating etiquette

 

Using online technology has definitely revolutionized the way people in the 21st century approach dating. It has made it so much more convenient to fit this aspect of modern life into otherwise hectic schedules. Approaching potential partners via websites also allows for a degree of caution. Howe...

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Fun apps for Asian dating

 

The good news for your singletons looking for relationships - or even just fun dates in Asia - is that there is a diverse range of apps available to satisfy your every need. Here we roundup a selection of some examples which are proving to be particularly popular.LoveByteOriginating in Singapore,...

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Global business developments - drone deliveries

 

Businesses across the world are increasingly looking to developments in technology that may help streamline their working processes. One area that has been scrutinized with a great deal of interest has been in the field of automated delivery systems. Recent experiments were undertaken in Germany ...

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Manila night market

 

The so-called ‘night market', held for almost a quarter of a century in Manila's Tutuban Center, has been a magnet for would-be entrepreneurs, and small business exponents wishing to make an extra few dollars for their families. As well as being a bustling street market where a diverse range of w...

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Manila call center news

 

As evening falls in Manila and the rush-hour traffic begins to fade, there is an unusual migration occurring in the opposite direction. Hordes of office workers are departing their homes to head into the capital's financial districts to commence work. Welcome to the world of Manila's call centers...

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Manila – IT security news

 

Yes the main news is all about the WannaCry global ransomware attack that kicked off on 12 May 2017 encrypting user files till they paid a fee. In other recent news emanated from the technology sector in Manila – a local software firm had unearthed the existence of a group of cyber criminals. Th...

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Online relationships – texting versus talking

 

One long-term debate about relationships in the modern world concerns an age-old question. In the context of online communication, is it better for people looking for partners to text, or to talk? The end results of both means of message transmission are the same, but which is really best when it...

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Philippines business news - gaming

 

According to statements released by three international credit rating agencies recently, the gaming sector in the Philippines will continue to experience a double-digit revenue growth. The main reason for this is the anticipated opening of additional privately-owned casinos in the country. Fitch ...

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