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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 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018 (China Knowledge) - Data released by the World Payments Report 2018 showed that in terms of the total number of online payments in the statistical period, the U.S. topped the list with 148.5 billion, with Eurozone coming in second with 74.5 billion and China third with 48 billion online payments.

Oct 17, 2018

16 October 2018 - The 38th HKTDC Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) and the 22nd electronicAsia concluded today, attracting close to 87,000 buyers from 139 countries and regions over a four-day period. Buyer attendance grew from a number of countries and regions including mature markets such as Canada,...

Oct 16, 2018

Melbourne, October 16, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Veolia Water Technologies Australia is proud to announce its latest contract with Goulburn Valley Water in Northern Victoria. Spanning three years, the contract program for the renewal of water mains will be managed by Veolia’s Network Services Division. Having...

Oct 12, 2018

The 2018 Taipei International Electronics Show (TAITRONICS) and Taiwan International AIoT Show (AIoT Taiwan), jointly organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Electrical and Electronic Manufacturers’ Association (TEEMA), see their grand opening on October 9 at Taipei Nangang...

Oct 11, 2018

Hanoi – September 2018 - Being a part of the special event series of the Taiwan Excellence Campaign 2018, Taiwan Excellence Pop-up Store 2018 was officially introduced at AEON MALL Long Bien (27 Co Linh Street, Hanoi). This is the first time the event is held in Vietnam, marking the change from annual exhibitions...

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...

Oct 02, 2018

The world’s first full-scale passenger Hyperloop capsule, built in Spain by Airtificial, gets ready to head to Toulouse R&D facility for optimization

Oct 02, 2018

SINGAPORE & PARIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--After 12 years developing hydrogen propulsion systems for small unmanned aircraft, HES Energy Systems is today unveiling its plans for Element One, the world’s first regional hydrogen-electric passenger aircraft.

One century after the start of commercial aviation, HES...

Sep 30, 2018

Asia continues to deliver technological innovations par excellence to the global community. Such is the unprecedented growth of Asian enterprise that more people are moving to cities, effectively expanding one metropolis after another. This has the effect of rapid and widespread urbanization with an estimated 50...

Sep 28, 2018

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Top leaders from 20 billion-dollar enterprises from various industries including AES Corporation, Walmart, GE Global, AT&T, IBM, PepsiCo, AIG, FedEx, etc. joined a Business Breakfast with Vietnam Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc in the framework of the 73rd session of the United...

Sep 27, 2018

HONG KONG & LOS ANGELES--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Beyond Hong Kong’s dazzling skyscrapers, thrilling nightlife, and fine dining, there is Sham Shui Po – an eclectic neighborhood where tradition and modernity unify, and where every street corner exudes the sheer essence of daily lives.

Sep 22, 2018

Geneva, Switzerland, 29th August 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Strengthening relationships for a safe and secure exhibition industry at IELA Connect, Shanghai, 15th October 2018.

The safety of exhibitors, visitors and event staff is the highest priority of the exhibitions and events industry.

Sep 20, 2018

Nairobi, Kenya, 20 September 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The National Environment Management Authority (NEMA) of Kenya will be participating at East Africa Utilities Conference & Exhibition in a bid to highlight and communicate strategies to tackle waste management in various aspects. In addition to solid waste,...

Sep 11, 2018

Sep 11, 2018 (China Knowledge) - In recent years there has been a surge in pet ownership in China. Currently, there are an estimated 73.55 million pet owners, and spent RMB 5,016 annually on each pet on average, up by 15% from last year. Spending on pets is expected to rise by 27% this year to RMB 170.8 bln.

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Sep 12, 2018

A statement from a coalition of local and international bodies across agriculture, commerce and trade September 11, 2018

Sep 09, 2018

"It's been estimated that 57% of all jobs are at risk of being automated within the next 5 years" Here are 7 key disruptions that most likely will change the way people work in the future.

Technological and social forces are transforming how work gets done, who does it, and even what work looks like. And...

Sep 09, 2018

As Bangkok prepares to host climate change talks, the Global Warming and Climate Change Conference from October 4-5, experts once again remind that unchecked urbanisation and eroding shorelines will leave the city itself and its residents in a critical situation in the not so distant future.

The sprawling...

Sep 05, 2018

SINGAPORE – SEPTEMBER 05, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Singapore Green Building Week opens its doors today, with its two flagship trade platforms off to a great start. Build Eco Xpo (BEX) Asia, Southeast Asia’s leading trade exhibition for the region’s green building market, and Mostra Convegno Expocomfort (MCE)...

Sep 04, 2018

Compared with previous years, Taiwanese enterprises made greater progress on the CSR front this time. In 2017 alone, companies poured NT$8.2 billion into charitable donations. The companies that made it into the top 100 corporate citizens employ a total of 460,000 people, accounting for only four percent of Taiwan’...

Sep 02, 2018

Sixty-four returning NUS and incoming scholars from Asia attended a two-day Service Learning Workshop at the Fort Canning Lodge from 11 to 12 August organised by NUS Global Relations. The workshop was part of the Temasek Foundation International Leadership Enrichment and Regional Networking (TF Int’l LEaRN)...

Aug 31, 2018

More than 20 companies from Helsinki will be in Singapore to seek partnerships with Singapore companies - especially start-ups to develop
breakthrough AR and VR technologies and digital solutions in healthcare and wellness

SINGAPORE, August 30, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Come and experience Finland in...