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Apr 18, 2019

Singapore, 14 March 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Enterprise Singapore, the trade and enterprise development government agency, together with the Association of Small and Medium Enterprises (ASME), will be supporting close to ten Singapore-based food companies to exhibit at the Food for Elders Pavilion at the inaugural...

Apr 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 04:44 PM Hong Kong Time - SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hyosung (KRX:004800) discussed business cooperation with an economic mission of Jiaxing, Zhejiang Province, China, in its headquarters in Mapo, Seoul.

The meeting was arranged at the request of the mission to Hyosung, a major...

Apr 12, 2019

To ease the chronic housing crisis, the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government has pitched a plan to increase the supply of land through the building of artificial islands.

Year after year, Hong Kong SAR has topped the rankings for the world’s least affordable housing markets. The city’s sky-high...

Apr 03, 2019

VIENTIANE, LAO PDR – On March 22, 2019, officials from the Governments of Laos and the United States celebrated the successful completion of the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) LUNA II project at a ceremony at the Lao Plaza Hotel in Vientiane. The event, co-chaired by Minister of Industry and...

Apr 03, 2019

In a bid to attract more tourists and reduce waiting times at border checkpoints, Laos’ ministry of foreign affairs has announced the introduction of an e-visa service to start this June, enabling foreign visitors to more conveniently apply for entry visas online.

Apr 01, 2019

The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) and the Philippine Association of State Universities and Colleges (PASUC) launched a strategy to build innovation capacity among public higher education institutions throughout the country on February 12, 2019.

Apr 01, 2019

-Enabling investors to access quality overseas properties and equip them with knowledge of investment strategies and professional advice from leading experts

HONG KONG and SINGAPORE, April 1, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Hosted by REA Group Asia, SMART Investment & International Property Expo (SMART Expo), one...

Mar 27, 2019

SINGAPORE, March 26, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A roadshow with the aim of promoting Hangzhou as the destination for conferences aimed at 'new economy' industries was held at Singapore Marriott Tang Plaza Hotel on March 20. The event is part of Hangzhou's latest efforts in further expanding its international presence in...

Feb 23, 2019

-Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signs two MOUs that will also encourage intergenerational bonding

SINGAPORE, Feb. 23, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The Singapore University of Social Sciences (SUSS) signed two Memoranda of Understanding (MOUs) on February 23 to collaborate on various initiatives to...

Dec 04, 2018

CHIANG MAI, Thailand, Dec. 3, 2018 -- Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB continues to promote MICE City as a mechanism that supports the Thai government's income distribution policy. Working under a strategic guideline to develop Chiang Mai into a complete MICE City in the...

Dec 01, 2018

Kathmandu --( ASIA TODAY )-- Representatives from 19 countries are all set to meet in Kathmandu on Monday (3 December) at the 14th meeting of the Regional Consultative Committee on Disaster Management (RCC).

The three-day event is being hosted by the Ministry of Home Affairs (MoHA), in collaboration with...

Nov 16, 2018

SINGAPORE --( ASIA TODAY )-- The ASEAN Federation of Engineering Organisations (AFEO) today honoured Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad, Prime Minister of Malaysia with the AFEO Distinguished Honorary Patron award, for his substantial and outstanding services and contribution to the engineering profession, AFEO and the ASEAN...

Nov 02, 2018

Tokyo, 2 November 2018 – “Think Global, Think Hong Kong”, a large-scale Hong Kong business promotion organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), concluded yesterday (1 Nov) in Tokyo. The mega promotion, comprising a business symposium, business-matching sessions, networking events and a gala...

Oct 18, 2018

Singapore’s Urban Redevelopment Authority (URA) on October 18 announced an upcoming regulatory change for the city state’s property developers, mandating that the average size of new private flats outside the central area will have to be at least 85 square meters in average of gross floor area, up from previously...

Oct 11, 2018

Oct 10, 2018 (China Knowledge) - Hong Kong will add artificial islands in a bid to rein in its property market which has seen spectacular gains making the city’s housing the least affordable in the world.

The Hong Kong government will be reclaiming 688 hectares of land off Lantau Island according to a policy...

Aug 18, 2018

Aug 16, 2018 (China Knowledge) - Foreigners working in China can now invest in China’s A-shares was announced by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) after the market closed yesterday. The breaking news is expected to open the floodgate of some 900,000 foreign residents who are working in the Mainland...

Aug 17, 2018

Jakarta, the host of the 2018 Asian Games (Jarkata Palembang 2018), is now in Asia's spotlight. The large city has been growing, developing...also sinking. The rising sea level caused by climate change is threatening the city's future.

On the north west coast of the island of Java lies the Indonesian capital...

Jul 16, 2018

The Philippines, Indonesia and Vietnam, just behind India, rank within the top four in the latest international consumer confidence survey compiled by US-based research organisation The Conference Board and business intelligence firm Nielsen.

Jun 13, 2018

TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Ministry of Education (MOE) announced the launch of an online learning initiative called “Huayu 101”, a brand new online Mandarin learning material, at the end of May in Taipei, Taiwan.

Jun 03, 2018

The third Belt and Road Summit, jointly organised by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held on 28 June (Thursday) at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Under the theme “Collaborate for Success”, the Summit...

Jun 01, 2018

(L-R) Richard Ireland, Managing Director - Asia, Clarion Events; Pak Djoni Djulkifli, Vice Secretary General, MKI; Dr. Heru Dewanto, Secretary General of MKI

1 June 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- PennWell and MKI (Masyarakat Ketenagalistrikan Indonesia), the Indonesian Electrical Power Society, are proud to...

May 20, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — As Asia and the Pacific seeks inclusive and sustainable economic growth, countries are adapting to the possibility that new technologies in fields such as robotics and artificial intelligence may lead to challenges for some industries and groups of workers, according to participants at a high-...