Monday 12 September 2022
SEA roundup: AMD to increase R&D spending in Singapore
AMD is looking for an R&D expansion in Singapore amid Asia supply chain relocation. BYD and Tesla are increasing their investment in Thailand.
Thursday 8 September 2022
US might build emergency chip stockpile in Indo-Pacific, but Taiwan remains excluded
The US-led Indo-Pacific Economic Framework (IPEF) is mulling to build a formal system for sharing semiconductor devices, according to Nikkei Asia. The 14 nations included...
Tuesday 23 August 2022
Foxconn chairman proposes collaborative effort to take Taiwan EV supply chain to SEA, India
Foxconn chairman Young Liu hopes for a collaborative effort from Taiwanese manufacturers to guide Taiwan's electric vehicle (EV) supply chain into the markets of India, Indonesia...
Tuesday 23 August 2022
Hyundai accelerates EV deployment in US, Indonesia
Hyundai group companies and LGES have obtained US$710 million of foreign investment to invest in a joint EV battery cell factory in Indonesia, according to Korean-language media outlet...
Monday 22 August 2022
SEA roundup: Apple Watch reportedly to be made in Vietnam
Apple reportedly is urging suppliers to build more test production lines in Vietnam, a move highlighting the country's upgrading manufacturing capabilities. Indonesia wants not only...
Friday 19 August 2022
Mitsubishi Fuso trials all-electric truck in Bali, Indonesia
Mitsubishi Fuso, a Japanese truck and bus manufacturer of Daimler Truck Asia (DTA), has announced that it will begin conducting customer trials of its first all-electric light-duty...
Friday 19 August 2022
Swap Energi collaborates with ABC Lithium for manufacturing LFP battery
Indonesia-based large battery-swapping technology suppliers Swap Energi recently partnered with International Chemical Industry, the manufacturer of ABC battery in Indonesia, to accelerate...
Thursday 18 August 2022
Taiwan enterprises see southbound investments outpace capital injections in China
Taiwan's efforts in promoting its New Southbound Policy, designed to enhance economic and trade ties with ASEAN, South Asia, Australia and New Zealand, are paying off significantly...
Wednesday 17 August 2022
SEA countries have their own ways of securing chips

As DIGITIMES Asia notes, with reports of high demand for chips, most governments in SEA are in precarious positions as they struggle to meet the...

Monday 15 August 2022
SEA Roundup: Fortune 500 companies quietly choose their battlefields to grace
Last week, four Fortune 500 companies Apple, Foxconn, Tesla, and Samsung quietly chose their battlefields, endeavoring to win over SEA. Indonesia's Pertamina, a state-owned automaker,...
Thursday 11 August 2022
Foxconn eyeing Indonesia's future capital city, Nusantara
Indonesia's plan to move its capital from Jakarta to Penajam Paser Utara, East Kalimantan is becoming more and more real.
Wednesday 10 August 2022
Indonesia secures US$5 billion nickel deal from Tesla
Tesla has signed contracts worth approximately US$5 billion to purchase nickel from two companies in Indonesia on August 8, 2022, according to Luhut Pandjaitan, the coordinating minister...
Monday 8 August 2022
SEA roundup: Consequences of Pelosi's visit to Taiwan felt in SEA
US House speaker Nancy Pelosi's visit to Taiwan has heightened cross-strait tensions, but countries in Southeast Asia may also feel more geopolitical pressure from China.
Friday 5 August 2022
Thailand PTT Group exits coal mining business with a nine-figure
Thai oil and gas conglomerate, PTT Group's board of directors gave the go-ahead for PTT Mining of Hong Kong (PTTML), a coal mining business, to be transferred to Indonesia-based PT...
Thursday 4 August 2022
SEA PMI mostly down in July except in Thailand, Indonesia, and Malaysia
Southeast Asia's manufacturing purchasing managers' index (PMI) mostly decreased.