Asia News & Events
September 22, 2013

Japan Inc. Returns to Asia

Japan was once the leader of the pack in the "flying geese model" of East Asian development (the process of regional economic stimulus through technology transfer), enabling Taiwan and South Korea to follow its development track. But during Japan's "lost 20 years," its once dominant companies have seen their fortunes decline as well.    Read full story

Hong Kong's 'Taiwan Month' to feature art shows from Taiwan
The "Taiwan Month," to begin Nov. 1, will feature 31 performances and talks by 10 groups, according to the Kwang Hwa Information and Culture Centre, Taiwan's cultural office in Hong Kong and organizer of the event.   Read full story 

TCEB joins hand with QSNCC to Open Bike Parking Facility to Support Sustainable MICE Industry
Under the Sustainability Thailand strategy, TCEB has set up the 'Bicycle Parking Initiative' to provide an alternative transportation to the MICE venue. This green option can be considered as one of the selling points for MICE buyers to choose Thailand as their business event destination.    Read full story

Gov't Proposes Press Code for Reporting Suicide

Korea has the highest suicide rate in the OECD, and though the rate is on the decline in most advanced countries, it has been increasing steadily here, with 31.7 out of every 100,000 Koreans taking their own lives.   Read full story

Seatrade Europe: Hamburg prepares for cruise summit

The European cruise industry is growing steadily, with 3% more revenues, 11,500 new jobs, an unbroken line of new passenger records, and a long line of orders placed for new cruise ships. Read full story

Eyes on North American LNG, Dynamics and Export Capacity of United States LNG to Asia

The start of North American LNG exports is coming closer as the U.S picks up speed in approving projects, experts to gather and share insights on the dynamics and export capacity of U.S LNG exports to Asia.  Read full story 

145 exhibitions and conferences chose HKCEC

This award-winning 306,000 sqm building, first opened in 1988, offers 91,500 sqm of rentable space. An iconic Hong Kong landmark, the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre ('HKCEC') is located on a prime waterfront site in the central business district of Hong Kong. Read full story

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