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Friday 5 November 2021
South Korea-based ENPlus invests US$100 million in Philippines' EV sector
South Korea-based ENPlus plans to invest PHP5 billion (US$98.86 million) in building manufacturing facilities for electric vehicles (EV) in the Philippines, according to the Philippines...
Monday 1 November 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Indonesia wants to impose more bans on exporting raw resources
After banning exporting raw nickel to protect and promote local industries, Indonesian president Joko Widodo hinted that he will ban other exports of raw materials next year. The...
Thursday 28 October 2021
The rise of Southeast Asian unicorn companies
Unicorn companies in Southeast Asia have been growing rapidly. Not only have their valuations substantially grown, but unicorn companies in the region continue to emerge.
Thursday 28 October 2021
EdTech startups on the rise in Southeast Asia
EdTech startups become popular targets of investors as the COVID-19 pandemic induced school closures and forced students and teachers to take up remote learning around the world....
Monday 25 October 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Indonesia eyes EV production
Malaysia's chip shortages are expected to persist longer even after lockdown were lifted, while Indonesia is looking to start producing electric vehicle (EV) in 2023-24.
Wednesday 20 October 2021
Asia Venturing: Can Asia see the unicorn boom?
In a world where "money is cheap," unicorns, the companies with a valuation of more than $1 billion, are born in an accelerated mode during the COVID-19 pandemic era.
Thursday 14 October 2021
Top investment opportunities in Asia: Q&A with Christine Tsai CEO and founding partner at 500 Global
Having co-founded 500 Startups (later rebranded to 500 Global) in 2010, Christine Tsai (CT), CEO and founding partner of the company started out with a very different strategy from...
Friday 8 October 2021
Taiwanese companies triple investment in ASEAN
Taiwanese companies are investing in ASEAN more than in China this year. From January to August this year, investment in ASEAN countries has nearly tripled, compared to the same period...
Monday 4 October 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: LGES and Hyundai to produce EV batteries in Indonesia
After being hit hard by the resurgence of COVID this year, Vietnam is gradually resuming manufacturing and social activities. Other countries in the region are expecting higher smartphone...
Monday 4 October 2021
SPACs drive M&A deals in Asia, says UBS
Mergers and acquisitions (M&A) in Asian countries (excluding Japan) during the first half of 2021 reached the second highest in history with a 69.6% year-on-year increase in value...
Wednesday 15 September 2021
Asia Venturing III: Advice for startups and SMEs on enabling innovations in traditional industries
The ever-changing business environment has urged companies to always stay agile to prepare for the unexpected. Innovation, then, becomes the main factor for companies in different...
Monday 13 September 2021
Southeast Asia roundup: Samsung, Toyota continue to be affected by Delta
COVID remains in effect to forcibly diminish production of car parts and electronics. Realme remains the most popular smartphone brand in the Philippines. Indonesia is opening two...
Monday 6 September 2021
Global hiring can be pain-free: Q&A with Slasify CEO Carlos Wang and SparkLabs Taipei managing partner Edgar Chiu
Hiring employees from many different countries can be a long process of legal and accounting counseling and can keep businesses from accessing foreign markets sound and fast. Singapore-based...
Tuesday 17 August 2021
IT industry outlook (2): The roles and plans of EMS firms in Asia
In addition to the rise of Chinese manufacturers in recent years, there are some EMS firms from countries in ASEAN. The amount of international news coverage on their business practices...
Monday 16 August 2021
Equipment maker Acter enjoys robust orders
Cleanroom and turnkey equipment provider Acter continues to enjoy strong from the chipmaking and electronics industry sectors in Taiwan and Southeast Asia, with orders it holds on...