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Oct 16, 2019

Thailand's southern beaches lure travelers with their turquoise water and dramatic limestone cliffs, but there's more to explore in the Southeast Asian country.

For finding a road less traveled in one of the world's most popular destinations, head away from Bangkok, and far from the overly Instagrammed...

Oct 12, 2019

Bangkok --( ASIA TODAY )-- As part of efforts to reduce the use of amulets made from endangered elephant and tigers, WildAid, the United States Agency for International Development (USAID) and Thailand’s Department of National Parks, Wildlife and Plant Conservation (DNP) are launching a campaign called “A good life...

Oct 04, 2019

JEONJU, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jeonju, a UNESCO Creative City of Gastronomy, will host the 2019 Jeonju Bibimbap Festival, a fiesta of traditional Korean taste and charm.

Under the slogan of “Mixing excitingly! Enjoying deliciously!” the festival will be held in Jeonju Hanok Village, Seohakdong Art...

Oct 04, 2019

Cambodia-based tech startup Meal Temple Group in partnership with Vientiane-founded KiwiPay has launched a new ride-hailing service in Laos.

The companies jointly launched the portal DriveUp.app on the Internet and for Android and iOS devices, which connects to taxis, tuk-tuks, and samlors (three-wheeled...

Oct 04, 2019

Thailand’s commerce ministry is considering whether to remove certain innovation-related businesses from the list of those open only to Thai citizens, The Nation cited deputy director-general of the ministry’s department of business development, Poonpong Naiyanapakorn, as saying.

The idea is being floated as...

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 26, 2019 (China Knowledge) - Yesterday, seven large passenger planes took off from the runway in Daxing International Airport, which meant the world’s largest international airport was officially put into operation.

Located at the frontier between Beijing and Langfang, Hebei Province, Daxing...

Sep 25, 2019

Sep 24, 2019 (China Knowledge) - Wuhan, the capital city of Hubei Province in central China, has granted operating licenses for companies testing intelligent connected autonomous vehicles, which could mean autonomous driving will be made available in the central region of China.

Sep 19, 2019

Vietnam has climbed in the ranking of best countries in which to invest this year, surpassing other Southeast Asian nations such as Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia.

A study by US News and World Report ranked Vietnam eighth out of 29 economies, up from 23 last year. Malaysia, Singapore and Indonesia stood...

Sep 19, 2019

Rewards programme “INSPIRE” is launched globally on the back of a strong performance for BTMICE

IMEX Las Vegas, 10 September 2019 – Today marks the global launch of the In Singapore Incentives & Rewards (INSPIRE), an incentive programme initiated by the Singapore Tourism Board to attract potential...

Sep 18, 2019

Sep 18, 2019 (China Knowledge) - A company under the CRRC (601766, 001766) has developed China's first domestically made permanent magnet traction motor for trains with speeds up to 400 kilometer per hour (km/h). Currently, the maximum speed of Chinese bullet trains run at 350 km/h.

The newly-developed TQ-...

Sep 18, 2019

Thailand’s Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) and the Securities and Exchange Commission of Cambodia (SECC) on September 17 signed a memorandum of understanding to cooperate and exchange information on cross-border equity offerings and the issuing of depository receipts with the SEC.

Sep 17, 2019

Sep 17, 2019 (China Knowledge) - Shanghai is not only an operational headquarter for many overseas companies in China, but also plays an important role in the whole Asia-Pacific region. It attracts a large number of multinationals to locate their regional headquarters.

According to the data from Shanghai...

Sep 15, 2019

There’s a corner of Taichung City’s southern district that’s cramped with factories operating out of sheet metal buildings. One of these factories is LongShun Special Printing Plant (隆順燙金印刷行). Inside, the printing machines kick up quite a racket even as giant industrial fans work overtime to keep the air flowing....

Sep 12, 2019

Thailand has drafted guidelines to finally regulate ride-hailing companies and aims to legalise existing and new services by March next year, Reuters cited Jirut Wisarnjit, the transport ministry’s deputy permanent secretary, as saying.

This would put an end to the situation that ride-sharing services exist...

Sep 07, 2019

As Asia-Pacific Climate Week (APCW 2019) wrapped up on Friday in Bangkok, a key takeaway was that long-term holistic planning would enable countries there to tap into the huge potential of renewable energy, and new technology while maximizing socio-economic benefits.

Other compelling reasons to rapidly shift...

Sep 07, 2019

The Esports Association of Brunei has been launched by a group of ten of the leading gaming organisers and businesses in order to help facilitate the growth and popularity of professional video gaming, or electronic sports (e-sports), in the country.

Sep 05, 2019

Vietnam Airlines has been allowed by the US Federal Aviation Administration to operate direct flights from Hanoi and Saigon to several US destinations. It is the first Vietnamese airline to receive such permission, according to FlightGlobal, a leading news site about the global aviation community.

Sep 02, 2019

Aug 29, 2019 (China Knowledge) - In the Nan’an District of Chongqing lies a place called the “Intelligence Valley of China (IVOC)”, which is a science and technology park spanning an area of 2.48 kilometers-square. IVOC was established in February 2018, and is now home to many Fortune 500 companies, such as...

Sep 01, 2019

​A multi-disciplinary team from Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) is embarking on a research project to develop new capabilities so the wealth management industry can better combat money laundering practices through the use of artificial intelligence (AI) and machine learning.

Aug 30, 2019

Thailand was the world’s largest durian exporter in the first half of this year thanks to free trade agreements with many countries, according to the Department of Trade Negotiations, with Malaysia now trailing now on second place.

Oramon Sapthaweetham, director-general of the department, said on August 23...

Aug 28, 2019

Tourism officials from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are discussing a draft plan on tourism development in the triangle area covering 13 provinces of the three countries.

The talks are taking place in southern Laos’ Champasak province, some 484 kilometers south of Laos’ capital Vientiane, during a working...

Aug 25, 2019

An international team of researchers led by Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore) has grown ‘miniature kidneys’ in the laboratory that could be used to better understand how kidney diseases develop in individual patients.

The mini kidneys, known as kidney organoids, were grown outside...