Monday’s Wall Street Journal contained a Q&A I did with César Cernuda, Microsoft’s Asia-Pacific president. Click through to read about the company’s new chief executive, cloud computing, growth in Asia — and Mr. Cernuda’s love for Real Madrid.
Yesterday marked three weeks since Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 went missing. For the latest news, keep an eye on our streaming MH370 updates. Meanwhile, I spent some in time Kuala Lumpur and elsewhere helping with our coverage, and wanted to share a few of the stories I worked on. First, I helped out with an […]
Silicon Valley East? My @WSJD story on venture capital flowing to Singapore’s startups: http://t.co/LrUzFMfD46 pic.twitter.com/5Qaqo5bcUp — Newley Purnell (@newley) February 26, 2014 I’ve been remiss in sharing some of my recent stories here. In case you you missed it last month, I wrote an in-depth piece on Singapore’s increasingly lively startup scene. Click through for […]
Friends, I’m delighted to tell you that I’ve joined The Wall Street Journal/WSJD. (I tweeted the news a few weeks back, and wanted to share it here, as well.) I’ll be working as Tech Reporter, Southeast Asia, based in Singapore. I’m excited to work with some of the very smartest people in the journalism world, […]
Some posts you might’ve missed if you don’t follow me on Twitter, where I self-promote link to my work more often: A Chinese province is trying to solve its labor problems with robots Thailand’s latest political crisis is ratings gold for its many partisan TV stations How do you disrupt the finances of an Islamist […]
The story is up now over at NewYorker.com. Give it a read and let me know what you think.
Just briefly, I wanted to share some stories I’ve written for Quartz of late: Who’s behind the mysterious string of bombings in Myanmar? A Thai beer tycoon wants to build a massive indoor snow park in Bangkok Today’s IHT is officially an artifact. Here are 8 memorable front pages Why Thailand gave up its dream […]
Up now over at NewYorker.com: a story I wrote about the Nobel Peace Prize laureate’s recent visit to the city-state.
I’m delighted that my recent NewYorker.com story, which I mentioned earlier, has made it to the site’s “most popular” list; the piece has been shared one thousand times on Facebook and has been Tweeted sixty times. The list is visible on the right side of the home page, pictured above.
Up now over at NewYorker.com: a story I wrote about a Red Bull heir, a hit-and-run, and what the data reveals about income distribution here in Thailand.