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PTT Philippines to open more Cafe Amazon outlets

Gas stations operator PTT plans to open up to 20 new Cafe Amazon outlets across the Philippines next year, as part of the company’s non-oil expansion plans.

Tesco mulls exiting Thailand, Malaysia

British grocer Tesco is considering exiting Asia by selling its business operations in Thailand and Malaysia after receiving an expression of interest.

Big C reveals expansion plans at home and abroad

Thai supermarket business Big C is planning to spend THB6.5 billion (US$214 million) on expansion both domestically and internationally next year.

Olive Young partners with Dairy Farm to expand into Southeast Asia

South Korean health-and-beauty brand CJ Olive Young is seeking to expand in Southeast Asia.

Alain Ducasse opens first restaurant in Thailand, at IconSiam

Celebrity chef Alain Ducasse has launched his first restaurant in Bangkok, named “Blue”.

Bangkok’s Chatuchak Market head to Singapore

The world-famous Bangkok Chatuchak Market is set to open in Singapore, drawing an expected 600 Thai vendors.

Greenie & Elfie opening in Hong Kong’s LCX next month

Acclaimed Thai designer Too Natthapong is bringing his popular creation and Asian-renowed Sofubi soft vinyl figures Greenie & Elfie, little fairy and elephant, to LCX next month.

CPN and Mitsubishi Estate form JV to boost Central Village outlet mall

Central Village parent Central Pattana (CPN) has attracted foreign investment from Japanese real estate developer Mitsubishi Estate through its Singapore-based subsidiary.

Japanese used luxury-goods chain Komehyo has opened in Bangkok

Japanese used designer products retailer Komehyo has launched in Bangkok.

Alipay wants to help 10 million European businesses reach 2 billion consumers within five years

Payment and lifestyle platform Alipay intends to support 10 million small and medium enterprises in Europe over the next five years with technology to empower them to reach more than 2 billion potential consumers.

The Whale Tea lands in Singapore

Chinese beverage and desserts brand The Whale Tea has launched in Singapore.

Dusit brings South African restaurant chain Kauai to Southeast Asia as Real Foods

South Africa’s Real Foods Group is launching its healthy fast-casual restaurant concept Kauai into Southeast Asia in partnership with Thai hospitality company Dusit Food, under the local brand name, Real Foods.