ASEAN Countries

Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

Grab launches grocery delivery service in race for growth

Published 10/07/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Grab unveiled a grocery delivery service on Tuesday, betting the firm’s extensive network of 7.1 million drivers, agents and merchants will help [more…]

Thai navy divers widening passage on ninth day of search for boys…

Thai navy divers widening passage on ninth day of search for boys…

Published 02/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Rescuers in Thailand scrabbled to clear a constricted passageway for divers deep inside a flooded cave complex on Monday as [more…]

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Searching for missing boys, Thai divers grope way through flooded cave

Published 01/07/2018

CHIANG RAI, Thailand (Reuters) - Thai navy divers had still to navigate their way through three kilometers (nearly 2 miles) of dark, flooded cave passages [more…]

Indonesia’s Lippo Group says invests $44 million in China’s Tencent

Indonesia’s Lippo Group says invests $44 million in China’s Tencent

Published 26/06/2018

JAKARTA (Reuters) - Indonesian conglomerate Lippo Group said on Tuesday it had invested 628 billion rupiah ($44.35 million) in Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings Ltd [more…]

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Malaysia mulling task force to probe French submarine deal

Published 04/06/2018

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia’s cabinet is discussing setting up a special task force to investigate alleged corruption during the purchase of two French submarines [more…]

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Singapore designates special zone for Trump-Kim summit

Published 04/06/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore has designated a central region of the wealthy city state as a “special event area” from June 10 to 14 for [more…]

Tesla’s Musk laments Singapore electric vehicle stance

Tesla’s Musk laments Singapore electric vehicle stance

Published 04/06/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Elon Musk, chief executive of U.S. electric vehicle (EV) maker Tesla Inc, defended his view that Singapore was not supportive of EV [more…]

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Malaysians make record bust of crystal meth, shipped from Myanmar

Published 29/05/2018

NILAI, Malaysia (Reuters) - Malaysia has made its largest ever seizure of crystal methamphetamine, officials said on Monday, finding nearly 1.2 tonnes of the drug [more…]

Grab to partner with Maybank for mobile wallet in Malaysia

Grab to partner with Maybank for mobile wallet in Malaysia

Published 21/05/2018

SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Ride-hailing firm Grab will partner with Malayan Banking Bhd (Maybank), Malaysia’s biggest bank, to drive the usage and adoption of its GrabPay [more…]

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Philippines takes ‘appropriate action’ over Chinese bombers in…

Published 21/05/2018

MANILA (Reuters) - The Philippines expressed “serious concerns” over the presence of China’s strategic bombers in the disputed South China Sea and its foreign ministry [more…]