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Jun 24, 2019

Jun 20, 2019 (China Knowledge) - Bike manufacturer Harley-Davidson will be partnering up with China’s Qianjiang Motorcycle Co to build a new smaller motorcycle model.

The partnership aims to allow Harley to take a bigger share of China’s large bike and moped market while also cutting costs and allowing the...

Jun 23, 2019

Port Moresby (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- Businesses are well-positioned to offer innovative solutions to key sustainable development challenges, particularly in meeting the infrastructure and connectivity needs of rural and urban communities, concluded the annual Asia-Pacific Business Forum (APBF) in Port...

Jun 21, 2019

Around 1.7 billion people globally are still unbanked – either having no proper savings or access to credit - according to the 2017 Global Findex Database. In Southeast Asia, only 27% of adults have formal bank accounts and only 33% of businesses have access to proper financing. While the region has been growing...

Jun 21, 2019

Energy Absolute, Thailand’s second-largest electricity generating company by market capitalisation owned by Thai billionaire Somphote Ahunai, plans to start mass production of the country’s first homegrown electric vehicles for use in urban transport.

Jun 20, 2019

SINGAPORE - In a bid to enhance collaboration with Southeast Asian businesses, the State Government of Victoria has brought experts from industries such as telecommunications, cybersecurity, e-commerce and data management representing 29 ICT companies from Melbourne, Australia to ConnecTechAsia 2019. The event is...

Jun 17, 2019

PARIS, SINGAPORE, 17 June 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Singapore Airshow today announced its partnership with the Charles A. and Anne Morrow Lindbergh Foundation, to present the Asian debut of its Lindbergh Innovation Forum at the Singapore Airshow 2020, taking place from 11 to 16 February 2020, at the Changi...

Jun 13, 2019

Cambodia is among the countries whose citizens are quickly adopting cashless payments, the newly released Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes report by credit card firm Visa released noted, Khmer Times wrote.

Jun 13, 2019

Having reached amazing levels of progress in the last two decades and with continued strong growth, Vietnam is set to become one of the most dynamic markets in the world by 2030, according to market research firm Euromonitor International, Viet Nam News wrote.

An Hodgson, Euromonitor International’s income...

Jun 10, 2019

Foreign education providers are showing increasing interest in opening branches in Myanmar, with several already having started to invest in the country in the past year after the government loosened regulations for the launch of private educational institutions.

Jun 03, 2019

A potential shutdown of Malaysia’s national carrier Malaysia Airlines would directly and indirectly affect 400,000 people, the company’s CEO Izham Ismail said in an interview with Malay Mail.

Besides 13,500 staff at stake of losing their jobs, a closure would affect jobs at third-party service providers,...

May 31, 2019

5G will create new values for the entire technology industry. The speed and amount of data it transmits can ultimately connect all applications for AI and IoT from edge to cloud. It drives an evolution of computing speed for corporate servers and stronger demand for data management of various solutions including...

May 31, 2019

SINGAPORE, 30 May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Come 10 June 2019, visitors to Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) can look forward to a new state-of-the-art digital experience attraction that will add to the range of leisure and tourism offerings available at Singapore’s latest iconic lifestyle destination. A first-of-its-kind...

May 29, 2019

Four out of ten countries of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations, or ASEAN, improved their ranking in this year’s World Competitiveness Ranking compiled by International Institute for Management Development of Switzerland, one of the most recognised such lists.

May 27, 2019

Bangkok (ESCAP news) --( ASIA TODAY )-- The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) opened its 75th session in Bangkok today, with global and regional leaders calling for greater empowerment and inclusion of marginalized groups, if the region is to achieve the 2030 Agenda for...

May 27, 2019

TAIPEI--(BUSINESS WIRE)--COMPUTEX 2019 officially kicks off on Tuesday with focuses on AI & IoT, 5G, Blockchain, Innovations & Startups, and Gaming & XR. A total of 1,685 exhibitors will showcase their technologies in 5,508 booths, which is a near 10% growth from last year. The keynote speakers reflect...

May 26, 2019

An international expo on big data opened Sunday in southwest China's Guizhou Province, focusing on the latest innovation of the technology and its applications.

The four-day China International Big Data Industry Expo 2019 in the provincial capital of Guiyang will be attended by 448 enterprises from 59...

May 25, 2019

Historically, people were unaware of the world but as the trade begins, the entire world became accessible. Today a person can trade anywhere, in any sector around the globe. This has benefitted numerous people to flourish and expand their trade worldwide. But Globalisation has its own unique features. It is the...

May 24, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Entrepreneurs from across the globe should set their sights on participating in the 2019 K-Startup Grand Challenge.

Supported by the Ministry of SMEs and Startups and National IT Industry Promotion Agency (NIPA) of South Korea, the initiative provides invaluable support...

May 23, 2019

HONG KONG, May 23rd 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Following on from its success in 2018, The Economist will host its Open Future Festival 2019 on October 5th in Hong Kong, Manchester and Chicago. Guests will be able to participate in lively talks, interactive exhibitions, immersive experiences, debates and networking...

May 22, 2019

MANILA, Philippines, May 22, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )--/PRNewswire/ -- IFSEC Philippines, the leading security, fire, and safety event in the country, marks its 3rd edition on 13 - 15 June 2019 at the SMX Convention Center in Pasay City.

May 22, 2019

The government of Malaysia’s is turning to an alternative form of real estate financing to help resolve a $4.8-billion property overhang in the country as banks are becoming more and more reluctant to grant mortgages to potential home buyers.

Finance Minister Lim Guan Eng said on May 17 that property...

May 22, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--NIPPON Platform Co., Ltd. (CEO: Jun Takagi, Tokyo, Japan) established the subsidiary "NIPPON Platform OÜ" in Estonia on 8 May 2019. This is the ninth overseas branch for NIPPON Platform.

“Making Japan into a cashless society” and “Revitalizing local societies and rural development...