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Apr 22, 2017

In what has been labeled a cleanup of sidewalks for convenience and hygiene reasons, Thailand’s junta through the Bangkok Metropolitan Administration plans to eliminate the ubiquitous food stalls on the street of the Asian multi-million metropolis famous for its fabulous mix of tastes and odours out in the open.

Apr 21, 2017

Singapore, 17 April 2017 - Changi Airport Group (CAG), Singapore Airlines (SIA) and Singapore Tourism Board (STB) will take an ongoing joint partnership, aimed at promoting inbound travel, to new heights.

Under a renewed three-year partnership, the three parties will jointly invest $33.75 million, the...

Apr 10, 2017

Vietnam seeks to deploy India’s model for a digital economy in order to boost its own information technology landscape. This will be done through a closer cooperation between the two countries which would result in Indian IT companies invest in Vietnam and provide advisory for the Vietnam IT sector and the...

Mar 30, 2017

For the past nine years, Taiwan’s machinery industry has tried to break the trillion- dollar mark in terms of annual output, but so far this challenge has proven insurmountable. This year might be different. Why?

Mar 30, 2017

The Southeast Asian market is highly related to Taiwan's auto-parts industry. In addition, in line with the government's New Southbound Policy, the Ministry of Economic Affairs (MOEA) organized "Explore Your Business Opportunities - Taiwan’s Auto Parts Industry and Related Trade Shows Seminar" in Kuala Lumpur,...

Mar 29, 2017

SINGAPORE - YPO, the world's premier peer network of chief executives, announced today that Singapore will be the host city for YPO's flagship event, YPO EDGE, bringing more than 2,700 young business leaders and delegates to the city in March 2018 and marking the second time Singapore will host YPO's landmark...

Mar 26, 2017

Growing up, she dreamt of becoming a knight in shining armor defending the weak and downtrodden. As an adult, she worked to save mold maker Chaheng Precision Co. Ltd. from bankruptcy, transforming the conventional company into a Tier-1 supplier for the world’s leading aircraft makers.

In the decades-long...

Feb 21, 2017

Malaysia is set to welcome around one million health travelers in 2017, up from 860,000 last year, and generate respective revenue of $292 million, up 30 per cent compared with 2016, the Malaysia Healthcare Travel Council (MHTC) says.

Indonesia remains the top revenue contributor, accounting for 70 per cent...

Feb 08, 2017

China is continuing pro-globalization efforts despite global policy changes, notably in the White House. Let’s look at what China has done to improve its global ties politically and economically over the past few years and it’s positioning for continued growth and domination in the years to come.

China’s...

Jan 22, 2017

Alibaba Cloud, the cloud computing arm of Alibaba Group, the National University of Singapore (NUS), and EZ-Link, Singapore’s largest issuer of Contactless e-Purse Application (CEPAS) compliant cards, today signed a Memorandum of Understanding to collaborate and boost Singapore’s smart computing and data-driven...

Jan 22, 2017

A Chinese construction consortium won a $2.7-billion contract to build a 133-story twin-tower commercial skyscraper in Phnom Penh which – at a height of 560 meters – would become the tallest twin tower in the world, surpassing the current record holder, Kuala Lumpur’s Petronas Towers, by 108 meters.

Jan 03, 2017

A dynamic business environment, evolving regulations, and weak due diligence are some of the challenges facing new business entrants in China.

Dec 28, 2016

Farmers in Myanmar, notoriously under-equipped with agricultural tools, made a virtue out of necessity of deploying 3D printing technology to create bespoke parts the can use to cultivate their fields and process their crops.

Dec 27, 2016

Just on the day when Indonesia’s central bank revealed newly designed rupiah notes that will replace the ones in use since the year 2000, the bank’s Senior Deputy Governor Mirza Adityaswara noted that plans for a re-denomination of the currency, first mulled in 2014, have been revived.

Dec 27, 2016

Bangkok, 22 December 2016 - TCEB today announced its 2017 MICE Development Plan, reflecting the Government's vision to drive the country towards stability, prosperity and sustainability.

Dec 21, 2016

With China among the world's largest e-commerce markets, digital businesses are facilitating cross-border sales between European vendors and mainland consumers.

For anyone involved in e-commerce, China is clearly the country to crack. In 2015, retail e-commerce sales in the Chinese mainland totaled US$672...

Dec 21, 2016

TOKYO --(ASIA TODAY)-- The APO recently organized a coordination meeting of experts in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, 30 November–2 December, to discuss and finalize the framework and methodology for its research on youth employment issues and human capital development. The meeting was attended by national experts from...

Dec 16, 2016

SINGAPORE --(ASIA TODAY)-- More than 400 participants from FMCG, Hi-tech, Retail, 3PL, E-commerce, Manufacturing, Chemical and Pharmacy industries, gathered on December 1st-2nd, 2016 at the PARKROYAL on Pickering Hotel in Singapore to discuss, learn and share sustainable ideas and solutions with the theme of...

Dec 15, 2016

15 December 2016 – The 10th Asian Financial Forum (AFF), jointly organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held on 16 and 17 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Financial experts and...

Dec 14, 2016

13 December 2016 – The United Nations announced today at a meeting of the world’s top agricultural scientists, that in order to achieve world’s Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) of defeating hunger and poverty by 2030, governments and the private sector must increase commitment to agricultural science and...

Dec 07, 2016

HONG KONG - (ACN Newswire) - Jinchuan Group International Resources Co Ltd (collectively "Jinchuan International"; HK:2362) entered into a Strategic Framework Agreement with Junhe Holdings Ltd ("Junhe Holdings") in which Junhe Holdings will make equity investment in the Company by either subscribing to new shares...

Nov 29, 2016

BANGKOK - Thai Nippon Rubber Industry Plc ("TNR", SET:TNR), a manufacturer and seller of natural-rubber latex condoms and related products, announced after the first trading day of its stock on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on 29 November its plan to enhance profit margins by marketing Onetouch-branded...

Nov 05, 2016

Brunei, Indonesia and Vietnam jumped the most among countries in the Association of Southeast Asian Nation (ASEAN) in the new Doing Business 2017 ranking released by the World Bank on October 25. Vietnam jumped nine ranks, Indonesia 15 and Brunei a whopping 25 notches up the ladder.

Meanwhile, Singapore and...