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Chinese tourists flock to Southeast Asia as overseas travel bounces back

Chinese tourists flock to Southeast Asia as overseas travel bounces back

Bookings to Singapore, Thailand and Malaysia combined jumped more than 30% from Feb. 10-17 compared with 2019, according to travel website.
Tue Feb 20 2024
The Gig Economy (Part 1) — Regulation, New Challenge For Policymakers

The Gig Economy (Part 1) — Regulation, New Challenge For Policymakers

Malaysia's gig economy is in the spotlight once again as the debate over the necessity of a dedicated regulatory authority persists. Calls for the establishment of a Gig Economy Commission, largely led by Deputy Prime Minister Zahid Hamidi, have been met with government promises of Cabinet consideration, or assertions that existing structures are already sufficient. Does Malaysia need a Gig Economy Commission to address the challenges of the gig economy? What are the potential obstacles that might arise in its implementation? On this episode of #ConsiderThis Melisa Idris speaks to Niaz Asadullah, Professor of Economics at Monash University Malaysia. He’s also the Southeast Asia Lead for the Global Labor Organization.
Fri Feb 16 2024
Thailand soars 12 spots in FIFA rankings, now sit at 101

Thailand soars 12 spots in FIFA rankings, now sit at 101

In Southeast Asia, Thailand maintains the highest FIFA ranking, leading ahead of Vietnam, M'sia, the Philippines, Indonesia, and Singapore.
Fri Feb 16 2024
Biased GPT? Singapore builds AI model to 'represent' Southeast Asians

Biased GPT? Singapore builds AI model to 'represent' Southeast Asians

Singapore government-backed project builds large language model trained on Southeast Asian data.
Sat Feb 10 2024
Consider This: PADU Database (Part 2) — Targeting Accuracy Challenges in Social Welfare

Consider This: PADU Database (Part 2) — Targeting Accuracy Challenges in Social Welfare

Putrajaya is attempting to create a single national database of complete socio-economic information for every household in the country. Pangkalan Data Utama (PADU) is intended to allow for data-driven policymaking and targeted policy implementation. But how does the design of PADU align with its intended goals, and what uncertainties persist? On this episode of #ConsiderThis Melisa Idris speaks to Derek Kok, Senior Research Analyst at the Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia at Sunway University. His research focuses on social and welfare policies for children and families, particularly the linkages between social protection and socioeconomic deprivations.


Wed Jan 31 2024
AWANI Tonight: NTD DAY: Expanding research into Dengue treatment

AWANI Tonight: NTD DAY: Expanding research into Dengue treatment

On Neglected Tropical Diseases Day, DNDi Southeast-Asia Director Jean-Michel Piedegnel shares the ongoing efforts into finding treatment for the disease amid a global surge in infections.

#AWANITonight
Tue Jan 30 2024
Fintech: Earned Wage Access: Ensuring financial inclusion in Southeast Asia

Fintech: Earned Wage Access: Ensuring financial inclusion in Southeast Asia

Paywatch plans to extend its reach to more of Asia's workforce and promote financial inclusion by leveraging Visa’s cross-border capabilities, network and financial literacy and digital education content. Full discussion with it's CEO and Co-founder, Richard Kim.
Mon Jan 22 2024
Borderless haze threatens Southeast Asia

Borderless haze threatens Southeast Asia

Governments, civil society and the international community need to work fast to combat the threat of smoke haze in Southeast Asia.
Sat Jan 13 2024
AWANI Tonight: European Union and ASEAN can learn from each other

AWANI Tonight: European Union and ASEAN can learn from each other

Member of European Parliament Jan Zahradil shares his thoughts on the evolving dynamics of the EU-Malaysia relations at the Asian Strategy & Leadership Institute (ASLI) Insight Series event, in collaboration with the Parliament of Malaysia and Jeffrey Cheah Institute on Southeast Asia, Sunway University.
Thu Jan 11 2024
Building a resilient Southeast Asia: WWF, BCG and Think City launch SEACAR Alliance at COP28

Building a resilient Southeast Asia: WWF, BCG and Think City launch SEACAR Alliance at COP28

The event explores the interconnected elements and the transformative potential in addressing the region's climate challenges.
Mon Dec 11 2023
Malaysia's ECRL first to have 4G rail communication network in Southeast Asia

Malaysia's ECRL first to have 4G rail communication network in Southeast Asia

LTE-Railway is based on the same 4G LTE technology used by mobile phone network providers.
Thu Nov 30 2023
How is Southeast Asia's charge to EVs going?

How is Southeast Asia's charge to EVs going?

Who's leading the race to develop electric vehicles in Southeast Asia? The answer is complicated.
Sun Nov 26 2023
China's Xi offers more investment in South China Sea claimant Brunei

China's Xi offers more investment in South China Sea claimant Brunei

Xi Jinping said China would welcome more exports from Brunei, tell more Chinese enterprises to set up shop in the Southeast Asian country.
Fri Nov 17 2023
Malaysia’s median 5G speed ranked fastest in Southeast Asia, third globally

Malaysia’s median 5G speed ranked fastest in Southeast Asia, third globally

Malaysia's median 5G speed is at 485.25Mbps, ranked the fastest amongst Southeast Asian countries andthird globally.
Thu Oct 26 2023
Forest loss from SE Asia rubber is up to 3 times more than thought - Study

Forest loss from SE Asia rubber is up to 3 times more than thought - Study

More than 4 mln hectares of forest have been lost to rubber plantations since 1993, with two thirds of in Indonesia, Thailand and Malaysia.
Sat Oct 21 2023
Tuchel tidak lagi latih Bayern Munich musim depan

Tuchel tidak lagi latih Bayern Munich musim depan

Keputusan itu dibuat selepas Bayern tewas tiga perlawanan terakhir dalam semua pertandingan dan ketinggalan lapan mata di belakang pendahulu, Bayer Leverkusen dalam Bundesliga.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Lebuh raya ibu negara China ditutup akibat salji lebat

Lebuh raya ibu negara China ditutup akibat salji lebat

Pihak berkuasa di Beijing menutup beberapa lebuh raya hari ini selepas salji lebat daripada jangkaan melanda ibu negara China, berikutan musim sejuk yang melanda banyak bahagian negara minggu ini.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Aksi 'gimnastik' anak panda pukau pelancong di China

Aksi 'gimnastik' anak panda pukau pelancong di China

Seekor anak panda gergasi di barat daya China memukau pelancong dengan kemahiran gimnastiknya ketika ia bergayut di sepanjang dahan pokok, dengan hanya menggunakan tangannya.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Polis lepaskan gas pemedih mata, petani bertempiaran lari

Polis lepaskan gas pemedih mata, petani bertempiaran lari

Insiden itu berlaku ketika mereka meneruskan perarakan ke Delhi bagi menyatakan bantahan dan menolak tawaran kerajaan mengenai harga ditetapkan untuk hasil pertanian mereka.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Ratusan traktor berarak, tanda protes daripada petani kepada kerajaan

Ratusan traktor berarak, tanda protes daripada petani kepada kerajaan

Ratusan petani memandu traktor ke pusat bandar Madrid bagi menuntut perlindungan dan harga yang lebih baik untuk produk mereka.

Penunjuk perasaan juga dijangka menghalang pintu masuk utama ke Madrid.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Jepun akan mansuh bantuan awam untuk rawatan COVID-19

Jepun akan mansuh bantuan awam untuk rawatan COVID-19

Kerajaan Jepun memutuskan untuk menamatkan subsidi untuk ubat-ubatan COVID-19 dan kemasukan ke hospital bulan depan, menurut media tempatan.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Hadi Tjahjanto dilantik jawatan menteri ganti Mahfud Md

Hadi Tjahjanto dilantik jawatan menteri ganti Mahfud Md

Presiden Joko Widodo menamakan Hadi Tjahjanto sebagai Menteri Penyelaras Politik, Perundangan dan Keselamatan yang baharu bagi menganggotai Kabinet yang berbaki lapan bulan sehingga Oktober 2024. Hadi menggantikan Mahfud MD yang meletak jawatan bagi bertanding sebagai calon naib presiden pada pilihan raya 2024.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Malaysia bakal teroka kaedah baharu termasuk teknologi AI atasi banjir - Ahmad Zahid

Malaysia bakal teroka kaedah baharu termasuk teknologi AI atasi banjir - Ahmad Zahid

Ahmad Zahid berkata pendekatan itu dilihat berkesan dalam menangani isu bencana alam terutama dalam tempoh jangka panjang.
Wed Feb 21 2024
674,548 orang kurang upaya berdaftar direkodkan

674,548 orang kurang upaya berdaftar direkodkan

Sejumlah 674,548 Orang Kurang Upaya (OKU) berdaftar dengan Jabatan Kebajikan Masyarakat (JKM) direkodkan setakat tahun 2022.
Wed Feb 21 2024
Dua tokan dadah dicekup, rampasan dadah RM7.6 juta

Dua tokan dadah dicekup, rampasan dadah RM7.6 juta

Dua tokan dadah yang aktif sekitar Lembah Klang akhirnya masuk perangkap selepas mereka ditahan bersama pelbagai jenis dadah bernilai RM7.6 juta.
Wed Feb 21 2024