Asia News & Events
June 16, 2013


In her newest book Tiger Babies Strike Back: How I Was Raised by a Tiger Mom but Could Not Be Turned to the Dark Side, Keltner, a Chinese American, reveals how she was the product of rigorous, Asian-style parenting but decided that "smothering mothering" wouldn't cut it when it came to raising her own daughter Read full story

Reed Travel Exhibitions launches 'Africa Travel Week'

Reed has been exploring opportunities in Africa for sometime and the success of its first launch event, ILTM Africa, has given the platform to now introduce two more of its global industry brands to create 'Africa Travel Week' and make it the leading global event for the continent's travel industry. Read full story

Asia-Pacific's premier mining exhibition returns to Sydney in August

To be held at the Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park, from August 20-23, AIMEX 2013 will have more than 600 exhibitors covering an area of over 45,000 sq m. Read full story

Furniture Design Award 2014 allows designers to explore their imagination and demonstrate their originality 

The highly anticipated annual Furniture Design Award (FDA), organised by the Singapore Furniture Industries Council (SFIC), is seeking for submission entries for FDA 2014. The registration opens today, 13 June 2013 at  Read full story 

Intertextile Guangzhou Hometextile China extends to five days in 2014

Intertextile Guangzhou Hometextile China was organised by Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, the Sub-Council of Textile Industry, CCPIT, the China Home Textile Association (CHTA) and the China Foreign Trade Guangzhou Exhibition Corp. The fair was held together with the China International Furniture Fair, the China International Outdoor and Leisure Fair and Homedecor & Housewares China. Read full story

GCC power investments estimated at more than US$250 billion in next five years

With the power sectors of Abu Dhabi and Dubai experiencing rapid growth, experts estimate the annual growth in demand for electricity will rise by eight to ten per cent over the next 10 years. Read full story

COMPUTEX: Asia's largest IT fair ends on high note

The 33rd Computex, the second largest of its kind in the world, attracted some 130,000 visitors in total.

Visitors from Indonesia, the United Arab Emirates and Thailand saw the largest increases.  Read full story

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