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Mar 27, 2020

Berlin-based company sets standards for commitment

BERLIN -- Autodoc, Europe’s largest online retailer of car spare parts, is donating EUR 50,000 to the Stiftung Universitätsmedizin Essen foundation to support the fight against COVID-19. The researchers are studying the biology of the virus together with...

Mar 27, 2020
  • New global initiative will provide free or subsidized housing for healthcare professionals, relief workers, and first responders, typically closer to where they are working
  • Airbnb Hosts can opt in to provide homes that follow new cleanliness protocols based on recommendations from medical experts
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    Mar 26, 2020

    Since iCHEF was created eight years ago, the system has helped more than 7,000 restaurants survive in a fast-paced and fickle market by boosting management efficiency and optimizing service. At the same time, their skillful use of social media helps build customer loyalty.

    “Taiwan’s 140,000 restaurant owners...

    Mar 17, 2020

    HONG KONG -- The venture capital arm of Asia’s leading digital transformation agency, IMS, has launched OrgHive with the mission of helping consumers make better lifestyle choices while improving return on investment for brands marketing to China.

    At its core, OrgHive provides transparency and trust in the...

    Mar 16, 2020

    JAKARTA, Indonesia, March 16, 2020 -- The policy to implement the learning system digitally is very important during the pandemic of coronavirus. According to WHO reports and real-time data in March, cases of coronavirus reached 125,048 people. As a response to this problem, Cakap, as one of the ed-tech providers...

    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...