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Mar 16, 2020

XIANGYANG, China, March 16, 2020 -- By February 24, 3,387 health workers in 476 hospitals across China had been infected with the coronavirus and more than 90% of them were in Hubei, a media conference held by the WHO-China Joint Mission on COVID-19 was told.

Mar 10, 2020

New study will generate insights in the development and progression of the disease in Asia, which could support the development of effective diagnostics and therapies.

Mar 07, 2020

HONG KONG, March 6, 2020 -- After a simple and warm donation ceremony, the first batch of 22,000 pieces of medical protection supplies donated by Fosun has officially transferred to Seoul Metropolitan Government. The donation made in the name of Fosun Foundation to support their local anti-epidemic works.

Mar 05, 2020

SINGAPORE (5 March 2020) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa and Singapore Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Finance Heng Swee Keat today officially opened ADB’s new office in Singapore, deepening efforts to collaborate on some of the most pressing development challenges facing Asia and...

Mar 04, 2020

HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Although unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) are commonly used in the fields such as communications and agriculture, their use is hampered by their small size and limited battery capacity.

Mar 01, 2020

SINGAPORE, 1 March 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Changi Airport Group (CAG) and the National Heritage Board (NHB) announced today that one of the two remaining iconic analogue flight information display boards at Changi Airport Terminal 2, which was retired earlier in the month, will be donated to NHB to form part of...

Mar 01, 2020

MANILA, PHILIPPINES (24 February 2020) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Masatsugu Asakawa met today with Philippine President Rodrigo Roa Duterte and pledged full support for the country’s proactive development agenda.

This was the first courtesy visit by Mr. Asakawa to the Philippine President. He...

Feb 28, 2020

Three winning NGOs in categories of Education, Healthcare & Environment felicitated by Mr. Kapil Dev
Winners received a grant of ₹15 crore (US$ 2.1Mn)

NOIDA, India -- HCL Foundation (HCLF), the Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) arm of HCL Technologies, today announced the recipients of the...

Feb 28, 2020

TOKYO --Chinese Chef WANG Wei Ping, from restaurant Sun with Aqua Japanese Dining Suntory, has won the 7th Washoku World Challenge, a Japanese cuisine contest for non-Japanese chefs sponsored by Japan’s Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry and Fisheries.

The final held in Tokyo on Feb. 20th and 21st brought...

Feb 27, 2020

Yangon, 27 February, 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), the Airport Management company of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), announced today that the main aviation gateway of Myanmar closed 2019 with a record high of 6.5 million passenger movements, lifted by new routes across...

Feb 23, 2020

Singapore-based ride-hailing and e-commerce company Grab partnered with German aviation startup Volocopter to explore the opportunity of deploying air taxi services in selected cities in Southeast Asia.

In a first step, the firms will conduct a joint feasibility study which will look into the most suitable...

Feb 20, 2020

Samsung’s EUV capacity under 7nm will triple by end of 2020
To start shipping first 7 and 6nm-based mobile chips from V1 line in 1Q

SEOUL, South Korea -- Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., a world leader in advanced semiconductor technology, today announced that its new cutting-edge semiconductor...

Feb 20, 2020

CHENNAI, India -- AG&P, the global downstream gas and LNG logistics company, has broken ground on its LNG Import Facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry, paving the way to broader access to natural gas as a primary fuel in South India. The Karaikal LNG Import Facility (“Karaikal LNG”) is expected to commence...

Feb 19, 2020

As a new and powerful weapon against the spread of the coronavirus, Chinese hospitals are now deploying Danish disinfection robots from UVD Robots.

Feb 18, 2020

Celebratory Products Unveiled from Barbie®, Hot Wheels® and UNO® brands at New York Toy Fair developed through licensing collaborations with the International Olympic Committee and Tokyo 2020

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. -- Mattel, Inc. (NASDAQ: MAT) today revealed their first products collection across brands to...

Feb 17, 2020

XUZHOU, China, Feb. 17, 2020 -- In response to the recent novel coronavirus outbreak, over 329 XCMG (SZ:000425) products including cranes, excavators, road rollers, loaders and concrete machines have been dispatched to facilitate the construction of multiple hospitals and emergency wards in eight cities across...

Feb 13, 2020

Yangon, Myanmar, 13 February 2020 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), announced that 11 of its personnel have received Gold and Silver diplomas from the Airports Council International’s (“ACI”) Global Safety Network (“GSN”) Diploma...

Feb 11, 2020

PTW launches new site in Bangalore to scale to meet clients’ needs, foster employees’ quality of life, and meet evolving technology needs

SAN FRANCISCO-- PTW, the industry-leading video games and tech services outsourcer, today announced the opening of their new India flagship studio in Bangalore. PTW is a...

Feb 10, 2020

TOKYO -- The Agency for Cultural Affairs, Government of Japan is holding a new initiative called the “Japanese cultural media arts dissemination initiative in airports and other institutions” for inbound tourists.

Feb 07, 2020

TOKYO - The Life Investigation Agency, (LIA), teaming with Australia’s Wildlife Rescuers, needs your help rescuing wild animals whose habitats have been destroyed by the bushfires in Australia.

The fires started in September last year and are still burning the forests in the state of New South Wales and...

Feb 07, 2020

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia---Malaysia’s Prime Minister Dr. Tun Mahathir Mohammad convened a briefing session with the Malaysian Technology Development Corporation (“MTDC”) and the Global Coalition for Efficient Logistics (“GCEL”) to discuss how the Digital Economy Platform (DEP) can assist to achieve Malaysia’s Shared...

Feb 06, 2020

Collaboration between two companies continues following announcement of strategic relationship in April 2019

TOKYO & MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif.--Alphabet’s Loon LLC (“Loon”) and SoftBank Corp.’s HAPSMobile Inc. (“HAPSMobile”) today announced they successfully developed a communications payload for HAPSMobile’...