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N-219: Propelling Indonesia’s aerospace industry

Akhyari Hananto4 years ago
The movement of the engineers gravitates toward the aircraft, a white, twin-engine, 19-seater commuter airplane code-named N-219. “N” stands for Nusantara (Archipelago). Twenty-one years after ...

Is Singapore the new sick man of Asia? Not so fast

Akhyari Hananto4 years ago
On Dec 8, I read in the online publication Asia One a report emanating from Hong Kong about the Singapore economy. The report stated ...

Thailand 4.0

Akhyari Hananto4 years ago
THE MINISTRY of Digital Economy and Society aims to support “Thailand 4.0” with various projects including high-speed Internet access for all villages, develop the ...

These 11 Trends Will Shape Southeast Asian E-Commerce in 2017

Thomas Benmetan4 years ago
E-commerce spending in Southeast Asia is growing by leaps and bounds. This rapid growth in ecommerce activity is helping raise revenues for Southeast Asia ...

This Country will Lead Southeast Asia Economic Growth in 2017

Akhyari Hananto4 years ago
The Philippine economy likely grew faster than any other in Southeast Asia this year, aided by stronger diplomacy with China and Japan and increased ...

Malaysia's East Coast Rail Line Touted as a Game Changer

In a remote nook along Peninsular Malaysia's east coast, millions of tonnes of sand are being dredged up from the South China Sea to ...

Philippines Declares Largest Marina Protected Areas

Akhyari Hananto4 years ago
A whopping 1,013,340 hectares covering both the coastal and offshore waters of Cagayancillo , plus 80,000 hectares of Aborlan in the Philippine province of ...

Top 2017 Picks for Asia's Emerging Markets

Bonds, currencies and stocks in Asian emerging markets that are less dependent on external demand, such as India and Indonesia, are the most popular picks ...

Apple Targets Indonesia with $44 Million in R&D Investment

Apple is working hard to break into the Indonesian smartphone market, announcing plans to invest roughly $44 million in a research and development (R&D) ...

Vietnam Airlines switches Australian routes to all Boeing 787 operation

Akhyari Hananto4 years ago
Australia has become an all Boeing 787 destination for Vietnam Airlines after the Skyteam alliance member switched both its Melbourne and Sydney services to ...