Asia News & Events
December 2, 2013

China's largest desert freshwater lake shrinking

The lake, sandwiched between the Muus Desert in Shaanxi Province and the Erdos Plateau in Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, has shrunk by about one-third since the year 2000, according to latest statistics.    Read full story

Digital Content Focus For Brands In Japan From 2014
About 80 percent of Japan's web users visit blogs and contribute to them -- again, one of the highest such figures in the world. As more readers are move from offline to online, organizations and brands are recognizing the need to shift their focus away from traditional media in their communication strategies.   Read full story 

HKTDC World SME Expo 2013
A one-stop marketplace featuring a full range of business solutions and market opportunities for small and medium-sized enterprises. Organised under the theme "Transforming Business for Tomorrow," the expo will offer a series of market seminars and networking events to help enhance SME competitiveness.    Read full story

Russia & CIS Oil & Gas Executive Summit 2014 Opens Registration

The leading petroleum conference & consulting company Euro Petroleum Consultants has announced the programme for the 4th edition of the Russia & CIS Executive Summit. The prestigious Oil & Gas conference will traditionally take place at the super-luxurious Madinat Jumeirah resort in Dubai this February.   Read full story

China Homelife exhibition in Dubai sees 150% increase year on year

More than 1,000 suppliers of Chinese goods are set to descend upon Dubai next month bringing over 50,000 products to introduce to Middle East buyers, contributing to the 35% increase in trade between the UAE and China every year for the past decade. Read full story

Stockholm Design Talks boost the city as a hub for Scandinavian furniture and lighting design

The theme of Stockholm Design Talks in 2014 is Moving Forward, focusing on the need for the furniture and design industry to look into the future, as it emerges from a tough financial period.  Read full story 

'Ilo Ilo' biggest winner at Golden Horse Awards

Singaporean director Anthony Chen's debut feature "Ilo Ilo" emerged as the biggest winner at the 50th Golden Horse Awards in Taipei on Saturday, grabbing four awards, including best feature film. Read full story

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