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Sep 20, 2019

YANGON – 20 September 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon Aerodrome Company Limited (“YACL”), operator of Yangon International Airport (“YIA”), today welcomes the inaugural flight of Indian air carrier IndiGo from Kolkata to YIA, marking the first scheduled daily flight from any Indian city to the gateway to Myanmar.

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 18, 2019

Opening September 19 in Singapore, global and regional leaders address trends, innovations, and disruptions at the forefront of the regional agenda

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--More than 1,500 international leaders in finance, business, government, technology, philanthropy, academia, and media from dozens of...

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 17, 2019

BEIJING, Sept. 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- She Loves Tech successfully concluded its global startup competition for the fifth consecutive year, after holding rounds in 20+ international locations in 2019.

Sep 13, 2019

Los Angeles, CA – September 10, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- More than 1,500 business leaders and participating companies, representing a broad spectrum of industries, are expected to attend “Think Asia, Think Hong Kong”, a one-day symposium taking place on Friday, September 20 at the JW Marriott in downtown Los Angeles...

Sep 13, 2019

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte among the dignitaries attending the official launch of the premium development, which sits at the heart of Davao City's new central business district, Lanang.

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 11, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Sept. 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Twenty outstanding Malaysian entrepreneurs and organizations were honored at the recently concluded Asia Pacific Entrepreneurship Awards 2019 or APEA, led by Puncak Niaga's Tan Sri Rozali Bin Ismail and DMIA's Datuk Seri Subramaniam Pillai.

Sep 10, 2019

Muscat, Oman, 10 September 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The ninth edition of Oman Health Exhibition and Conference is slated for September 23 to 25 at the Oman Convention & Exhibition Centre.

In a press conference at the Crowne Plaza Muscat on Tuesday, officials of Omanexpo and representatives of the...

Sep 09, 2019

BANGKOK, Sept. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand's economic ministers meeting on Sept. 6, 2019 endorsed a package of measures, called 'Thailand Plus' which aimed at attracting more foreign investment, especially to expedite investments from companies seeking to relocate as a result of the ongoing trade war, Kobsak...

Sep 08, 2019

HCM CITY — The HCM CITY authority has turned landfills into public parks and recreational sports areas in some districts in the city.

The People’s Committee of Trường Thọ Ward in Thủ Đức District, for example, has recently opened a playground.

The area used to be a landfill, which caused environmental...

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

Sep 04, 2019 (China Knowledge) - China, boasting the world’s largest automobile market, has built up investment in fuel-cell vehicles (FCVs), aiming to outperform the U.S and Japan in emission cuts and automobile technologies.

FCVs buyers in 17 Chinese provinces can receive subsidies of RMB 128,000 to RMB...

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 04, 2019

Bangkok (UN Climate Change News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- The opening of the high-level segment of Asia-Pacific Climate Week (to 6 September) took place in Bangkok on Wednesday, with speakers warning of the dire consequences of low levels of ambition to tackle climate change for the region and pointing to the compelling...

Sep 03, 2019

In 1998, legendary Chinese entrepreneur Liu Quingdong founded the company that he has become synonymous with. This company, known as JD.com, experienced tremendous growth over its evolution as a company. What began as a store in the traditional brick and mortar style has evolved into the leading e-commerce retailer...

Sep 02, 2019

The Ministry of Public Works and Housing Takes Cooperation with Global Institutions to Strengthen National Water and Food Security