Sun soon to rise on southeast Asia's largest solar farm in Vietnam
The 14-trillion-dong ($593.22 million) facility in Ninh Thuan province is scheduled to start power generation in the fourth quarter this year, the company said in an emailed statement.
Gulf, Southeast Asia, Europe soon to have new Indian envoys
Several Indian diplomatic missions in the Gulf, Southeast Asia and key European c...
World’s biggest coronavirus victim in equities is Southeast Asia
The virus epidemic is growing at a rapid pace in countries outside of China.
Leisure travellers give Southeast Asia a skip, enquiries dip 37%
Enquiries for Southeast Asian destinations are down by about 37% while fares to them have dropped 15-20%, according to the portals. Indian carriers have also started reducing capacity to these destinations due to the decline in travel.
View: Solidarity and cooperation among countries are our most formidable weapons in the battle against coronavirus
By working together countries promote efficiency. Each country in the region has different strengths and faces different risks. By continuing to share knowledge and resources, countries will build surge capacity – a crucial asset that will help them prepare for all possibilities, including community transmission. The latest information suggests that the virus may be more transmissible than early data suggested. All countries must strengthen their readiness to respond.
Extinction watch: A coral that looks like a flowerpot
The coral is composed of many small polyps and forms large colonies approximately 2 metres across. The polyp skeleton is a dusky pink colour.
Puma India elevates India MD Abhishek Ganguly to General Manager- SE Asia and India
In a letter to the brand’s business partners, Bjorn Gulden, global CEO of Puma SE, announced Ganguly’s elevation in the company adding that that he will continue to work out of Puma’s India head office in Bengaluru.
US-based start-up expands in India, Southeast Asia and China
The US-based building intelligence solutions provider is opening office in Delhi soon, its fourth office in India. Currently, the firm has an engineering, product development and sales hub in Bengaluru, as well as sales and support services offices in Chennai and Mumbai.
Eureka AI closes $20 million Series B investment round
Other investors that participated in the round included SG Innovate, GDP Ventures, Pacific Bridge, B&Y Ventures and Cianna Capital.
Northeast India gateway to Southeast Asia under Act East Policy: PM Modi in Bangkok
"Our focus is to connect India's northeast with Thailand. northeast is being developed as a gateway to south-east Asia. This initiative will immensely strengthen India's act east policy and Thailand's Act West Policy," PM Modi said in his address at the 'Sawasdee PM Modi' event in Bangkok on day one of his visit for ASEAN, EAS and RCEP Summits.
Jungle Ventures makes undisclosed investment in BookMyShow’s Southeast Asia business
With this investment, BookMyShow SEA aims to expand its geographic footprint across the Southeast Asian market. BookMyShow entered Indonesia in mid-2016 expanding operations to other countries in the region including Singapore and Malaysia this year.
Southeast Asia’s net economy to top $100 billion this year
The value of the region’s online transactions in areas from internet retail to car-hailing should reach $300 billion by 2025: Report
WhatsApp faces outage in India, Twitter abuzz
Millions of users were unable to share videos, photos and GIFs, audio and stickers and several of those said they were even unable to view WhatsApp Status feature. According to Downdetetector.com, the problem started in the evening around 4 p.m. and alive outage map showed users in India, Europe, Brazil and in Southeast Asia were affected by the outage.
How some men want to change Meghalaya's matrilineal society
A men’s rights group called Syngkhong Rympei Thymmai (SRT), meaning a wedge that stabilises the shaking home, has been advocating equitable division of property to all children irrespective of gender. Broadly, SRT has been striving to overturn matriliny and establish patriliny in the Khasi tribe since 1990.
IndiGo to launch flight services to Dubai, Doha from Kolkata
IndiGo will commence operations on the Kolkata-Dubai route from February 16, while the services to Doha from the capital city of West Bengal will begin from March 1, the airline said in a release.
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