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Sep 11, 2020

CHONGQING, China, Sept. 11, 2020 -- The 2020 Smart China Expo Online (SCE OL) will be held online to ensure epidemic prevention and control from September 15th to 17th, and deliver through a series of summits, exhibitions, contests, forums and releases.

Singapore's Ministry of Trade and Industry (MTII) is an...

Sep 02, 2020

• The main Peruvian foods imported by Vietnam last year were grapes, pomegranates, quinoa, pecans, and chestnuts.
• The Peruvian and Vietnamese governments continue to work on the protocols to allow the entry of Peruvian citrus fruits and avocado into Vietnam.

Aug 30, 2020

Self-driving smart technology has created a fad, sweeping the world with the development of self-driving vehicles. German Association of the Automotive Industry (VDA) suggests that solving metropolitan transportation issues by combining zero-carbon emission, green electric vehicle, and self-driving technology will...

Aug 24, 2020

As the COVID-19 outbreak brings a cycling renaissance, Taiwan has found its becalmed bicycle-manufacturing sector putting pedal to the metal if it is to meet renewed demand.
25 August 2020

Aug 22, 2020

Countries across Asia and the Pacific are using new technologies to contain the global pandemic and mitigate its impact, the UN’s regional socio-economic development arm has said, as governments and experts work together to identify ways to innovate further, and build back better, after COVID-19.

Advances...

Aug 19, 2020

HONG KONG -- In view of the uncertainties concerning the Covid-19 pandemic, the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) today announced that its annual signature event “Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival” will, for the first time, take on a virtual format.

Aug 18, 2020

Southeast Asia’s largest economy is an attractive destination for manufacturing relocation.

The world’s manufacturing infrastructure and supply chains were undergoing profound changes last year, driven by trade disputes, rapid technological advances and the long-running rise of Asia. The change was then...

Aug 17, 2020

HANOI, Vietnam -- Last Thursday, Vietnam’s Ministry of Information and Communications announced the launch of akaChain, an enterprise blockchain platform developed by leading IT firm FPT Software, as part of its national program for digital transformation.

Aug 17, 2020

(Hong Kong, 17 August 2020) The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (“HKECIA” and “the Association”) presented results of the latest member survey “Impact of Covid-19 to Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry” (“Survey”) to representatives of Commerce and Economic Development Bureau...

Aug 14, 2020

Thailand seeks to revive its ailing tourism industry by tapping into new potential in medical tourism, one of the sectors recently opened up for visitors.

The idea is now to target medical tourists who are seeking treatments related to medical marijuana which can now be legally grown and sold in Thailand as...

Aug 14, 2020

• The main foods imported by Asia in recent years are grapes, cranberries, mangos, mandarins and avocados, among others.
• Peru has positioned itself among the top ten fruit and vegetable exporters worldwide.

Aug 12, 2020
  • Initial efforts will focus on innovating vegetable varieties that deliver optimized quality and sensory experience
  • Called Unfold, the new company will be headquartered in the Davis, Calif., area with key operations in both the U.S. and Singapore
  • John Purcell appointed as CEO
  • Aug 11, 2020

    To help the maritime industry reduce carbon emissions, tech firms can receive a boost during this COVID-19 recession from a new multi-million maritime technology scale-up initiative led by the EcoLabs Centre of Innovation for Energy (EcoLabs) at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore (NTU Singapore).

    Aug 07, 2020

    Taiwan’s solar power policies are threatening the environment by putting pressure on coastal ecosystems and wild animal habitats and turning power plant land and licenses into mere financial commodities. What has gone wrong?

    Head south in the Changhua Coast Industrial Park’s Xianxi Section and a big lagoon...

    Aug 07, 2020

    Despite the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic causing havoc all over the world, some countries, sectors and economies have done better than other due to the inherent nature of their businesses. While sectors like travel, retail, entertainment, food and beverages and so on have been hit hard as people cannot step out of...

    Aug 02, 2020

    In the past five years, 340 new restaurant brands have sprouted up in Taiwan and old favorites have gotten facelifts as second-generation restaurateurs take over. How are they changing the vibe of Taiwan’s food scene?

    Step into the Sinchao Rice Shoppe in the Breeze Xinyi complex in eastern Taipei and one is...

    Jul 31, 2020

    Faced with arrivals streaming in from across the world, the transport hub of Hong Kong urgently needed an intelligent disinfecting solution.

    The COVID-19 outbreak has underscored the need to regularly clean and disinfect surfaces in areas where large numbers of people congregate and pass through - such as...

    Jul 30, 2020

    Bangkok-based BCPG Plc, a renewable energy division of petroleum and energy conglomerate Bangchak Corporation Plc, said its plans to build Southeast Asia’s largest wind farm in Laos at an investment of $840 million.

    The park with a capacity of 600 megawatt is planned to be located on 64,000 hectares near the...

    Jul 23, 2020

    The Southeast Asian bloc has overtaken the European Union as Mainland China’s No1 trading partner.

    Rapid economic growth and changes in global trade patterns have boosted trade between Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) members and Mainland China to such an extent that ASEAN is now the mainland’s...

    Jul 19, 2020

    An electronics fair in London held on the eve of the COVID-19 shutdown featured many technologies that became boons during lockdown.

    Little knowing just how imminently contactless‑payment facilities and anything that digitally facilitated distance-working would be mandatorily in vogue, this year’s United...

    Jul 18, 2020

    The retail sector in Malaysia will face a contraction of sales of 8.7 per cent this year, Retail Group Malaysia said in a recent forecast. The group has revised its earlier prediction in April of a 5.5-per cent contraction.

    “The retail market turned into a bloodbath since mid-March with the implementation of...

    Jul 11, 2020

    From eggs to cookies, from feed to vaccines, from livestock to schnitzel - the business of Taiwan’s DaChan Great Wall Business Group spans the entire supply chain from producing livestock to processing foods and bringing them to restaurants and dinner tables. What started out as a small processor of soybean oils in...