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May 20, 2019

20 May 2019 – The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) ran three initiatives in May as part of its annual event, “International Start-up Week”, with the aim of cultivating a vibrant start-up ecosystem in Hong Kong. The HKTDC initiatives included the launch of the HK Startup Society’s online platform and its...

May 20, 2019

Monday 20th May 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- T&W, a prominent LTE Small Cell provider and a broadband access product manufacturer, will expand its existing Small Cell product line by supporting 5G Small Cell solutions powered by the Qualcomm FSM100xx 5G Platform.

By building on its mature product portfolio...

May 19, 2019

TAIPEI, Taiwan, May 17, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- InnoVEX is the startup focused special exhibition of COMPUTEX. Started in 2016, the event has continued to see significant growth every year. InnoVEX saw a 20% growth between 2018 and 2019; with current exhibitors numbering 467 startup teams from 24 countries &...

May 18, 2019

15 May 2019 Bangkok – Thailand’s MICE has soared to Asia’s no. 4 for international conventions with the number of meetings that reached 193. In Quarter 2, Thai MICE has continually grown in terms of volume and revenue. The number of domestic and foreign MICE travellers totalling 8 million has contributed to the...

May 16, 2019

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, May 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- How has the Vietnamese market changed with the trend of global digital racing? What do typical businesses have and will do to lead or catch up with competitors in this "race"? What do business leaders do to not be left behind? The answer will be found at the...

May 14, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial, has connected more than 300,000 Japanese merchants as of early 2019 with tourists from Chinese mainland paying through the Alipay app.

This was an increase of about 500 percent compared with the...

May 14, 2019

Cantabrian Anchovies and White Tuna, Piparra de Ibarra (Ibarra Chillies) and Txakoli Wine will be promoted in Japan for 3 years under EU founded initiative CAPRICE.

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Cantabrian Anchovies and White Tuna caught in Basque Country, Piparra de Ibarra with Eusko Label (Ibarra chillies) and...

May 13, 2019

Ride-hailing company Tada, a brand of Singapore-based tech firm MVL Technology, announced that it has entered Cambodia through a first branch in Phnom Penh.

Tada claims to be one of the first consumer applications in the world to utilise blockchain technology. It promises zero commission taken from the...

May 13, 2019

Indonesia is now Southeast Asia’s fastest growing market for smartphones, according to market research firm Canalys. The country experienced a 17-per cent growth from 2017 to 2018, while its neighbour Thailand experienced a 13-per cent decrease in last year’s fourth quarter.

“The smartphone market in...

May 13, 2019

Himalaya Drug Company to launch new state-of-the-art Global Research Centre in Dubai

May 09, 2019

CHENGDU, China, May 10, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- According to the Press Office of Chengdu Municipal People's Government, on May 9 at 8:00 a.m. Beijing time (10:00 a.m. Sydney time), Chengdu won the bid to host the World Games 2025 on the 2019 Plenary Session of the International World Games Association (IWGA) held in...

May 10, 2019

GUANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--On the afternoon of May 9, with Mr. Chen Hongxian, Director General of Guangzhou Port Authority handing over the IAPH flag to Luc Arnouts from Port of Antwerp, which is the next host of the Conference, IAPH 2019 World Ports Conference wrapped up with full success. IAPH president...

May 06, 2019

NADI, FIJI (4 May 2019) — Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Mr. Takehiko Nakao and the Republic of Korea Deputy Prime Minister Mr. Nam-ki Hong today signed a Declaration of Intent to support green infrastructure in Southeast Asia.

The Republic of Korea pledged $350 million for cofinancing and $5 million...

May 06, 2019

Acquisition firmly establishes Tricor as Asia’s Leading Business Expansion Specialist

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tricor Group (Tricor), Asia’s leading provider of business, corporate, investor and debt administration services, has acquired Richful Deyong (RFDY), a Hong Kong-based provider of integrated...

May 02, 2019

Laos is stepping up efforts for the use of electric vehicles in the country and will be launching a pilot project for vehicle battery charging stations. The Ministry of Energy and Mines is set to work with the private sector on the project as part of efforts to support the government’s move to minimise the use of...

May 01, 2019

Indonesian President Joko Widodo has approved a long-term plan for the government to abandon overcrowded, sinking and polluted Jakarta and build a new capital. The idea has been circulating for decades – since the time of Indonesia’s first President Sukarno – but it has never been decided or discussed in a planned...

Apr 30, 2019

SINGAPORE, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea Asia, which took place in Singapore from 9 - 11 April 2019, wrapped up three days of intense discussion with the launch of the third Sea Asia industry insights report, 'Navigating Through Shifting Regulatory and Geopolitical Landscapes in Maritime'.

Released...

Apr 30, 2019

SAIPAN, N. Mariana Islands, May 1, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - Saipan, the capital of the Northern Mariana Islands, a commonwealth of the United States in the western Pacific, welcomed more than 300 investment banks and senior investors from around the world on April 15, officially opening the 2019 Saipan Business...

Apr 29, 2019

China has been the world's most populous country for a long time: back in 1750, it had a population of 225 million, around 28% of the world population. By 2016, China had a population larger than 1.4 billion.

But China is soon to be overtaken by India. In the chart below we see historic and projected...

Apr 29, 2019

Singapore’s ambition to create an ecosystem to support startups is gaining ground as the city-state is meanwhile home to more than 150 venture capital funds, Bloomberg News reported.

L’Oreal, Microsoft and Oracle are among more than 100 corporations offering incubator and accelerator programs, the agency...

Apr 24, 2019

April 24, 2019 09:00 PM Hong Kong Time - SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sanrio, the global lifestyle brand best known for pop culture icon Hello Kitty, and Baidu, Inc. (Nasdaq: BIDU), the leading Chinese-language internet search provider, have partnered to bring the immensely popular Aggretsuko™ and Gudetama™...

Apr 23, 2019

23 April 2019 – The 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Houseware Fair and the 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Home Textiles and Furnishings Fair, both organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), drew to a successful close today. Over a four-day period (20-23 April), the two fairs welcomed close to 47,000...