Asia News & Events
December 8, 2013

Prospects Dubious Without New Approaches

Taiwan's new 12-year compulsory education system goes into effect in 2014, eliminating standardized placement testing. Current junior high school students will be the first generation to pass through the system without having to sit for high school placement examinations.    Read full story

World SME Expo and Inno Design Tech Expo Open
The twin fairs offer buyers and sellers alike the latest services and business solutions, as well as market intelligence, innovative ideas, networking events and myriad business opportunities for SMEs.   Read full story 

Industry Launches & Innovation at Tank Storage Asia 2013
Tank Storage Asia will feature a number of new products launches. The event, taking place on 10 & 11 December 2013 at Singapore Expo, will showcase 80% more exhibitors than last year.    Read full story

FPSO Design & Technology 2013 Successfully Held in Dalian

FPSO 2013 aimed to collect wisdom for the flourishing FPSO through communications among delegates through exchanging views on technical issues, and sharing industry information.   Read full story

China's most comprehensive meeting platform for the whole water industry chain is officially opened

The show is organised by Messe Frankfurt (Shanghai), the Chinese Hydraulic Engineering Society and the Membrane Industry Association of China. It is approved by China's Ministry of Commerce and Ministry of Science and Technology, and sponsored by the Ministry of Water Resources. Read full story

TTS Asia 2013 will host over 20 international speakers in biotechnology and healthcare innovation

Asia is set to be the largest pharmaceutical market in the world. The lure of lower production and clinical costs, a high-tech talent pool, and access to large and previously untapped markets has catalyzed the rise of Asia as an Innovation base.  Read full story 

Asia's silver linings

Foreign retirees have flocked to Asian countries. They are scattered all over Asia and come from all socioeconomic backgrounds. You will find them in places like Chiang Mai and Phuket in Thailand. They can be found in the Philippines, Malaysia and Bali in Indonesia. You can even find them in Cambodia, Vietnam and China. Read full story

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