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Oct 16, 2019

The $3.8-billion fully integrated mixed-use district One Bangkok in the center of Thailand’s capital is taking shape. Works have begun after the developer revealed the master plan for the country’s by far largest urban development project back in August this year.

The new district, which will have a gross...

Oct 12, 2019

Bangkok --( ASIA TODAY )-- As part of efforts to reduce the use of amulets made from endangered elephant and tigers, WildAid, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) are launching a campaign called “A good life...

Oct 12, 2019

As one of the fastest growing countries in Asia, the Philippines faces environmental challenges, with disproportionate impacts on the poor and women. Ineffective management seriously degrades the country’s significant biodiversity resources; water and air pollution levels exceed generally accepted healthy standards...

Oct 11, 2019

Tuesday's launch was presided over by Mr Bambang Brodjonegoro, BASSERNAS (center), Mr Christophe Bahuet, UNDP, and Mr Anderson Tanoto of the Tanoto Foundation (10 Oct)

Oct 04, 2019

TCEB is moving fast to rock global MICE market, spotlighting the 4Ms at the IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2019 with the aim to attract more business meeting groups into Thailand across all segments. It is expected that the movement will generate 57,000 million baht in 2020. Meanwhile, TCEB has joined hands with...

Oct 04, 2019

Thailand’s commerce ministry is considering whether to remove certain innovation-related businesses from the list of those open only to Thai citizens, The Nation cited deputy director-general of the ministry’s department of business development, Poonpong Naiyanapakorn, as saying.

The idea is being floated as...

Sep 27, 2019

FREMONT, Calif. & GYEONGGI-DO, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Korean government officials from the Gyeonggi-do province and executives at Lam Research Corporation (Nasdaq: LRCX), a global supplier of innovative wafer fabrication equipment and services to the semiconductor industry, both signed a memo of...

Sep 25, 2019

NANNING, China, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As reported by CRI Online: On September 21, the 16th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit opened in Nanning, Guangxi.  

2019 marks the first year of the implementation of the China-ASEAN Strategic Partnership Vision 2030,...

Sep 18, 2019

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) on September 17 signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate and exchange information on cross-border equity offerings and the issuing of depository receipts with the SEC.

Sep 13, 2019

Los Angeles, CA – September 10, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- More than 1,500 business leaders and participating companies, representing a broad spectrum of industries, are expected to attend “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong”, a one-day symposium taking place on Friday, September 20 at the JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles...

Sep 12, 2019

Thailand has drafted guidelines to finally regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalise existing and new services by March next year, Reuters cited Jirut Wisarnjit, the transport ministry’s deputy permanent secretary, as saying.

This would put an end to the situation that ride-sharing services exist...

Sep 07, 2019

As Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW 2019) wrapped up on Friday in Bangkok, a key takeaway was that long-term holistic planning would enable countries there to tap into the huge potential of renewable energy, and new technology while maximizing socio-economic benefits.

Other compelling reasons to rapidly shift...

Sep 02, 2019

The Ministry of Public Works and Housing Takes Cooperation with Global Institutions to Strengthen National Water and Food Security

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019 (China Knowledge) - China plans to support Shenzhen in building a demonstration pilot zone with more comprehensive development, under a guideline issued on Sunday by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council.

Aug 15, 2019

Foreign visitors traveling to Singapore using selected transport services can now submit electronic arrival cards up to 14 days before they reach Singapore.

This means that these visitors will need to produce only their passports for immigration clearance upon arrival – instead of filling out paper arrival...

Aug 14, 2019

Farnborough International feasibility study and domestic industry hearing showcase the Kingdom's aviation potential as regional hub under Thailand 4.0

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) – Business is looking to stage a Thai edition of the ‘International Airshow’ as it continues to create...

Aug 12, 2019

Malaysia launched a project on August 9 for a new mass market car to be produced locally with some technical support from Daihatsu Motor, officials said. The move comes as the country seeks to boost development and adoption of high technology in a renewed industrial push by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Aug 08, 2019

The Philippine government approved a plan to build a new $14.5-billion international airport for Metro Manila that will cater to at least 100 million passengers annually, three times the capacity of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), aimed at decongesting Manila’s ageing existing facility.

Aug 08, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One Asia Convention Seoul 2019, organized by Konkuk University and the One Asia Foundation and sponsored by the Seoul City, was held at Lotte Hotel Seoul on August 5th to 6th.

At this year’s One Asia Convention, more than 650 scholars from 325 universities in 32 Asian...

Aug 06, 2019

Mandalay is about to become Myanmar’s first smart city with authorities planning to modernise a number of sectors including power and water networks, traffic management and utilities by using social media and deploying new technologies such as artificial intelligence software and drones to revamp an inefficient...

Aug 01, 2019

Thailand’s state-owned Government Pharmaceutical Organisation (GPO) will start distributing its first batch of home-made cannabis oil on August 7, 2019, to selected hospitals in the country with specially licensed doctors.

With that step, Thailand has become the first and only country in Southeast Asia to...

Jul 30, 2019

Indonesia’s sinking capital Jakarta, home to about ten million people, as soon as possible needs a sea wall to prevent getting submerged, the country’s President Joko Widodo told AP in an interview.

Widodo said that speedy construction of such a wall is necessary to push through the slow-moving and...