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Apr 17, 2019

April 17, 2019 10:44 AM Hong Kong Time - SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The Alipay-NUS Enterprise Social Innovation Challenge (“Challenge”), jointly launched by Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform, operated by Ant Financial Services Group (Ant Financial), and NUS Enterprise, the entrepreneurial...

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 16, 2019

His new remit will include devising and implementing a transformed strategy for the business

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 12, 2019

The impressive 110% growth rate of Vietnamese MICE travelers has tempted TCEB, led by Mrs. Nichapa Yoswee, Senior Vice President – Business, to organize road show in Vietnam. Starting in Hanoi, TCEB offers “Fly and Meet Double Bonus Redefined” reward campaign to encourage travel agents in Vietnam to bring MI...

Apr 10, 2019

Major new UN report calls for overhaul of global financial system

Bangkok (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- Sixty-plus international organizations, led by the United Nations and including the International Monetary Fund, the World Bank Group and World Trade Organization, jointly sounded the alarm in a new...

Apr 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 08:00 PM Hong Kong Time - SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Kaspersky Lab researchers have uncovered a technically sophisticated cyberespionage framework, TajMahal, which has been active since at least 2013 and appears to be unconnected to any known threat actors. It features around 80 malicious modules...

Apr 10, 2019

April 10, 2019 07:08 PM Hong Kong Time - OSAKA, Japan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tokai Fuji Brokerage has noted that Hong Kong’s equity market has reached new heights overtaking Japan to ensure its spot as the world's third largest stock market in value.

Hong Kong sits in third position behind the United States of...

Apr 08, 2019
  • Hyundai Motor's 'STYLE SET FREE' concept offers a glimpse of how people envision the in-car experience in the age of self-driving vehicles
  • Hyundai to co-host an interactive panel discussion with Monocle featuring Tyler Brule, editor-in-chief of Monocle
  • Apr 04, 2019

    CHIANG RAI, THAILAND (4 April 2019) — Southeast Asian governments, the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and major development financiers today launched the “ASEAN Catalytic Green Finance Facility”, a new initiative to spur more than $1 billion in green infrastructure investments across Southeast Asia. The launch...

    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 02, 2019

    A fascinating story of a journey arranged to deliver a Myanmar Government’s present to Moscow. In order to celebrate the 70th anniversary of diplomatic relations between the Republic of the Union of Myanmar and the Russian Federation, the Government of Myanmar presented to Russia three minor four-year-old elephants...

    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...

    Apr 01, 2019

    29 March 2019 – Embracing the new theme of “Less Carbon, Less Waste • Green Innovation”, the 14th Eco Expo Asia will showcase a wide range of environmental products and solutions from Hong Kong, Mainland China, Asia and the global green tech community. The expo, running from 30 October to 2 November 2019 at...

    Mar 29, 2019

    March 29, 2019 08:00 PM Hong Kong Time - GWANGJU, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SOS LAB, a LiDAR startup from South Korea whose “Hybrid-Scanning” LiDAR for autonomous vehicles captured the global media’s attention at CES 2019, was recently awarded “LAB Start Up 2019,” by the South Korean Ministry of Science and ICT...

    Mar 29, 2019

    The collaboration should provide an enhanced experience for Japanese travelers to Hawaii

    TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Hilton Grand Vacations Inc. (NYSE:HGV) and Japan Airlines (JAL) today announced a comprehensive plan to develop new programs and services that capitalize on HGV’s vacation ownership and JAL’s...

    Mar 28, 2019

    What really makes a happy nation? The report’s authors insist it's not just about money. Finland tops the happiness list despite not having the highest GDP of the Nordic countries.

    The world is getting used to being told that Scandinavian countries are among the best places to live. The release of the 2019...

    Mar 28, 2019

    Changi Airport Singapore achieved great success at the 2019 World Airport Awards, being voted by air travellers as the World’s Best Airport for the seventh consecutive year. This is the 10th time in the 20 year history of the World Airport Awards that Changi Airport Singapore has been named the World’s Best Airport...

    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...

    Mar 25, 2019

    If your business is a success in your home country, it’s natural to be curious about the possibility of taking this success to the next level with global expansion. Companies which manage to do so open a whole new world of possibilities for their business’ potential, but not every business has what it takes....

    Mar 25, 2019

    Vietnam on Wednesday on March 20 started construction of a race circuit in the capital Hanoi where the Southeast Asian city will host its first Formula One race presumably in April next year.

    Formula One chief Jean Todt hailed the inaugural Vietnamese Grand Prix in Hanoi as “a great opportunity to open doors...