Asia News & Events
August 25, 2013

Thailand's population rapidly aging

For the first time in its history, seniors will outnumber children under 15 by 2020, studies say. And experts fear that the country won’t be able to cope with the shift. By 2020, 25 per cent of the population will be over 60.    Read full story

Green building concepts: a key highlight for exhibitors at Eco Expo Asia 2013
Focusing on the growing market for waste management and green building solutions, the organisers are assembling a diverse collection of associated suppliers with innovative technologies that can positively impact the sustainable development at the individual, commercial and municipal levels in the region.   Read full story 

Traffic Safety Expo 2013: Road Safety top priority in the Sultanate of Oman
The Royal Oman Police (ROP) and Omanexpo have joined hands to promote Road Safety in the Sultanate-a high priority initiative-with a whole new look, with the support of the government, semi-government, NGOs, and private organisations in the Sultanate   Read full story

Trade fair for industrial coating technology in Istanbul at the 2nd PaintExpo Eurasia

The focus is especially on enhancing quality and flexibility, improving material and energy efficiency as well as increasing environmental and occupational safety in coating and painting technologies.   Read full story

Overseas exhibitors use Music China to target Chinese market

The expanded piano zone at this year’s show is a direct reflection of China’s increasing demand for high quality musical instruments. Established German piano maker Grotrian Piano Company GmbH will showcase their grand piano in a French Rococo style decorated with gold leaf ornaments. Read full story

Watch & Clock Design Winners Feature Travel Themes

The world’s largest watch and clock show opens 4 September and continues through 8 September at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.  Read full story 

Wharton-Habitat housing finance course at Asia-Pacific Housing Forum

Wharton School and Habitat for Humanity International will run a housing finance course for microfinance professionals at the 4th Asia-Pacific Housing Forum. The one-day course is a collaboration between the school’s International Housing Finance Program and Habitat’s housing finance department. Read full story

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