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After ‘Pokemon Go’, what’s next for augmented reality games in 5G?

Publication date 14 June 2019 | 14:20 | ICT

With companies around the world searching for new business opportunities with the fifth-generation cellular network (5G), augmented reality (AR) appears to be a crucial technology in maximising the effects of 5G, offering new content



  • Huawei aims to bolster electronics ecosystem

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 13:30 | ICT

    Huawei Technologies is currently in “great shape” as the world’s second-largest cellphone maker and stands poised to build up an ecosystem of consumer electronics backed by artificial intelligence, a company executive said on Tuesday.

  • Uber designates Melbourne as first non-US city for flying cars

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 12:57 | ICT

    UBER on Tuesday selected Melbourne, Australia, as the first non-US city for its aerial ride-sharing service that is expected to launch in 2023, as it unveiled new partners for the ambitious initiative.

  • Asian markets retreat as protests batter Hong Kong

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 11:44 | ICT

    ASIAN markets fell on Wednesday after two days of healthy gains, with Hong Kong the worst performer – sinking two per cent as a huge anti-government protest paralysed key roads in the city before turning violent.

  • Philippines to keep close watch on power sector players

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 11:25 | ICT

    The Philippine Competition Commission (PCC) and the Department of Energy (DOE) on Tuesday signed a memorandum of agreement to collaborate against anticompetitive and collusive behaviour among energy players, with those found guilty liable to fines of up to 250 million pesos ($4.8 million) and jail

  • VN to be among the most dynamic markets by 2030

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 09:03 | ICT

    With an emerging market economy and continued strong growth, Vietnam is set to become one of the most dynamic markets in the world by 2030, according to Euromonitor International, a global market research company.

  • Thai inbound hotel demand up 10 per cent, says Expedia

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 08:50 | ICT

    Travel platform Expedia Group has released its latest hotel demand trends for Thailand, which show that Thai accommodation partners are enjoying steady growth, with overall inbound demand increasing by 10 per cent over the past 12 m

  • Laos gov’t set to reduce economic overreliance on natural resources

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 08:47 | ICT

    The Lao government has announced it will reduce the nation’s overreliance on natural resources as it seeks to grow the economy despite the recent slowdown.

  • Cambodia, France set to boost number of tourists

    Publication date 13 June 2019 | 08:41 | ICT

    Cambodia and France anticipate a growth in the number of tourists travelling between the countries after a delegation from French travel agency Atout France visited the Kingdom on Tuesday and Wednesday, Cambodia Association of Trave

  • VN’s Thaco to become holding company as it diversifies operations

    Publication date 12 June 2019 | 15:20 | ICT

    Vietnam's Truong Hai Auto Corporation (Thaco) is set to become Thaco Group, a holding company with stakes in five member companies operating in a wide range of sectors, after shareholders approved the proposal at its annual general meeting held in Ho Chi Minh City recently.

  • PTTOR to partner Kanbawza units in major oil, gas and retail projects in Myanmar

    Publication date 12 June 2019 | 15:16 | ICT

    PTT Oil and Retail Business (PTTOR) is to be heavily involved in two important investment partnership projects that were officially announced on Monday in Myanmar.