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Dec 13, 2017

Malaysia’s central bank has taken further steps to enhance its e-payment platform, paving the way towards a cashless society, reports say. Bank Negara Malaysia (BNM) governor Muhammad Ibrahim said that, effective July 1 next year, the instant transfer fee of 50 sen (12 US cent) will be waived for up to 5,000...

Dec 12, 2017

Chinese consumers are increasingly young, wealthy and eager to spend. They are an essential part of the global growth engine.

China's growth may be slowing, but its consumer economy is still growing - and growing fast.

According to a new report, Chinese consumption is growing by 10% a year, faster...

Dec 12, 2017

TOKYO - (JCN Newswire) - Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc. (TEPCO), together with 7 other international utilities, today announced the launch of the second edition of Free Electrons, a global startup acceleration program to recruit energy startups that will drive the next generation of ideas in clean...

Dec 06, 2017

Heidi Sun, a Year 4 BBA marketing student of the School of Business of Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU), and her fellow team members from other overseas universities won the Overall Winner award at the Team Case Competition of the 2017 Global Leadership Summit of Beta Gamma Sigma (BGS) held in Florida, USA, in...

Dec 06, 2017

6 December 2017 – The Asian E-tailing Summit debuted today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the one-day event offered a one-stop platform for business professionals and online retail experts to examine the latest sourcing trends...

Nov 30, 2017

Managing a business, and your staff’s expectations is no easy task. Not only does the person have to take care of the business as a whole, he or she also has to make sure that the employed staff is giving their best too. In order to maintain the perfect working balance, the expectations of the staff need to be...

Nov 29, 2017

-- Inaugural year of collaboration reported over 16,000 lives impacted across ASEAN
-- Collaboration in 2018 to focus on pillars of education and entrepreneurship, with the aim of creating a sustainable future for ASEAN
-- Singapore will host ASEAN Data Science Explorers regional finals in 2018

Nov 28, 2017

HONG KONG, Nov. 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- UBM Asia Limited announces today their cooperation agreement with Shenzhen Creativity Exhibition Co. Ltd. ("Creativity"), the organiser of the Shenzhen International Electronics Convention & Expo ("ELEXCON") and the Shenzhen International e-Cig Expo ("IECIE"). This...

Nov 27, 2017

The 18th International Exhibition on Textile Industry (hereinafter as “ShanghaiTex 2017”), the prime biennial event of the industry is unveiled today (27 November) at Shanghai New International Expo Centre, Pudong, Shanghai, PR China.

Nov 19, 2017

BEIJING --( ASIA TODAY )-- Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, Greater China’s headquarters of the global leading trade fair organiser Messe Frankfurt GmbH has acquired a major proportion of Beijing Traders-Link Plus International Exhibition Co Ltd, organiser of the Automotive Maintenance & Repair Expo (AMR) in Beijing...

Nov 19, 2017

The World Rice Conference at its annual meeting in Macau on November 8 declared Thailand’s fragrant Hom Mali variety the world’s best rice, maintaining Thailand’s number one rank a second year in a row after several years of lower rice quality due to floods, droughts and a mishandled rice pledging scheme.

Nov 15, 2017

HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- Adorable Japanese character “Kumamon” will turn into a tourist ambassador to greet MTR passengers and introduce them to four famous sightseeing spots in Kumamoto, Japan through a new set of MTR souvenir tickets. Starting from 26 November 2017, MTR Corporation will launch over four...

Nov 11, 2017

Creating a new platform for international cooperation and adding to the momentum for co-development

ZHUHAI, China, Nov. 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The China-Latin America and the Caribbean International Exposition (CLAC Expo) opened at Zhuhai International Convention & Exhibition Center on the morning of...

Nov 10, 2017

BANGKOK, Nov. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Value creation is the key focus in transforming Thailand under the Thailand 4.0 model. In the manufacturing sector, robotics and automation technology plays a key role in creating value -- and that's why it has become a key player in the country's future.

Nov 09, 2017

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Nov. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- According to data released by Vietnam's General Statistics Bureau, Vietnam's retail market grew by 10.2% over the previous year to $118 billion in 2016. Vietnam ranked the sixth in the list of the world's most attractive retail markets, behind India, China,...

Nov 08, 2017

Hong Kong - 8 November 2017 - To promote friendly interchange between the Chinese and French teams of Toulouse-Blagnac Airport of France ("ATB"), and to facilitate the ATB team to deepen their understanding of the Chinese shareholders and their businesses, CASIL Europe has organized a corporate visit for the team...

Nov 08, 2017

[8 November 2017, Hong Kong] Guotai Junan International Holdings Limited (with its subsidiaries, as "Guotai Junan International" or the "Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) was recently presented the Gold Award of The Corporate Awards 2017 by The Asset Magazine, an international authoritative financial media.

Nov 06, 2017

Dubai, UAE, 6th November 2017 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The sixth edition of the Middle East Retail Forum (MRF) to be held at the One&Only Royal Mirage, Dubai UAE on 27th & 28th November 2017, will focus on the positive power of disruption. The two-day event has lined up an enviable gathering of retail business...

Nov 04, 2017

AI has the power to benefit all of humanity - but only if we use it well.

Nov 03, 2017

The Innovex Pavilion at TAIWAN EXPO Malaysia will be showcasing the innovative powers of Taiwanese e-commerce companies at the Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) on Nov. 9-11, 2017.

Aiming to further Taiwan-Malaysia e-commerce cooperation, the Innovex Pavilion will be introducing top startups from Taiwan...

Nov 03, 2017

NEW YORK, Nov. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HNA Group announced that CEO Adam Tan was presented the prestigious Calvary Medal at Calvary Hospital's 34th Annual Awards Gala in recognition of his distinguished corporate and philanthropic leadership in the international business community.

The award was presented to...

Nov 02, 2017

Against the backdrop of a prospective Chile-Indonesia Free Trade Agreement, Indonesian fruit importers took part in a one-day event examining opportunities for growth

JAKARTA, INDONESIA, 02 November, 2017 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Embassy of Chile in Indonesia, the Trade and Commercial Office of Chile in...