Press Releases -> Business / Economy Syndicate content

May 14, 2020

As the COVID-19 pandemic reshapes the way in which we work, keep in touch, go to school and shop for essentials – across the world – it has never been more important to bridge the digital divide for the 3.6 billion people who remain off-line.

That’s according to top experts from the International...

May 11, 2020

Singapore, May 11, 2020 23 – ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Singapore Changi Airport was voted by customers as the World's Best Airport for the eighth consecutive time at the 2020 World Airport Awards. Singapore Changi Airport also took the awards for the World’s Best Airport Leisure Amenities and the Best Airport in Asia.

May 06, 2020

While the majority of businesses suffer from severe economic disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic, there are still the lucky ones for whom the crisis turns out to be advantageous.

Singapore-based e-commerce delivery firm Ninja Van is one of them. The company on May 5 announced that it raised $279...

May 02, 2020

JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 2, 2020 -- ASEAN member countries agreed seven cooperation efforts on tourism sector as a mitigation measure towards the tourism sector which is considered as the hardest sector hit by the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy Angela Tanoesoedibjo...

Apr 26, 2020

Shenzhen, China --( ASIA TODAY )-- Since the outbreak of COVID-19, infrared technologies have played a more pivotal role for China and around the world to combat the pandemic to which fever is a common symptom of coronavirus infection. Therefore, the main entrances of railway stations, airports, office buildings,...

Apr 25, 2020

The coronavirus pandemic has had an unprecedented impact on all aspects of life around the world, and Taiwan's manufacturing industry is no exception. Based on the Industrial Technology Research Institute’s statistics, regarding the structure of Taiwan's manufacturing industry, it is composed of machinery,...

Apr 20, 2020

Next-generation ICT firms operate in almost every sector but share one attribute – all create a flood of information which calls for nimble hardware and software.

Apr 20, 2020

BANGKOK, April 20, 2020 -- Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB has announced two projects focusing on digital-based MICE services and health safety standard.

Apr 20, 2020

HONG KONG, April 20, 2020 -- The Smart City in the 5G era is on the way, as the satellite industry pioneer, Hong Kong Aerospace Technology Group, Ltd. (HKATG), has launched its first starlink project, the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Golden Bauhinia Satellite Constellation. The project is also the...

Apr 18, 2020

Hong Kong is a land of opportunities to start the business or to get more exposure in the region. To develop their business in Asia, many western brands will first open a branch in Hong Kong because the international city has plenty of advantages. Thanks to its proximity with China, the largest B2C market and “...

Apr 17, 2020

Indonesia could be faced with a new wave of poverty as the coronavirus crisis is causing a prolonged shutdown of businesses and workplaces, with fears that up to 3.78 million Indonesians could fall back into poverty and 5.2 million could lose their jobs during the pandemic.

The country’s finance minister...

Apr 15, 2020

GUANGZHOU, China, April 15, 2020 -- The China Import and Export Fair (Canton Fair) will launch its 127th edition online in mid-June in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Apr 13, 2020

Hanoi, April 13, 2020 — The Asia Foundation, in partnership with the Vietnam Bank for Social Policies (VBSP) and Mastercard, is expanding an initiative to build Vietnam’s first-ever digital finance platform for low-income clients and women-led microenterprises. With support from Australia’s Department of Foreign...

Apr 11, 2020

-The project featuring patented air-cooled generator will increase the national electricity output by 640 million kWh annually

Apr 11, 2020

The Cambodian government in the evening of April 9 announced a one-week travel ban covering the entire country, preventing all non-essential travel between provinces and even districts over concerns that droves of garment workers in the capital were planning to meet their families in the countryside during Khmer...

Apr 07, 2020

The United States Agency for International Development (USAID) on March 3 launched the YOUth Innovate! Summit to engage and recognize young innovators in Mindanao, especially those directly affected by the 2017 Marawi Siege.

The summit, organized by USAID and Plan International, highlighted the innovation...

Apr 06, 2020

HCM CITY — More farmers in the Cửu Long (Mekong) Delta have restructured their crop cultivation to adapt to the effects of climate change.

The delta, the country’s largest rice, fruit and seafood producer, has faced severe drought and saline intrusion in recent years and local authorities have encouraged...

Apr 06, 2020

Building connections, markets, partnerships and brand awareness

Apr 04, 2020

Agribusiness is critical to economic development. In Asia and the Pacific, it can provide opportunities for women to find good jobs earning decent salaries. ADB partners with agribusiness companies like Hasfarm Holdings, Southeast Asia’s leading flower company, to open up new career paths for women.

Apr 01, 2020

FRANKFURT, Germany -- Robots play an important role in fighting the coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 around the globe. Disinfection robot UVD for example has been in high demand since the outbreak of COVID-19 pandemic. Chinese hospitals have ordered more than 2,000 UVD robots by Danish manufacturer Blue Ocean Robotics. They...

Mar 31, 2020

The World Bank’s East Asia and Pacific Economic Update, April 2020, illustrates the damage down by the coronavirus on Southeast Asia’s economies
Asia-Pacific’s emerging economies are facing a sharp slowdown in growth this year and regional GDP could even contract if the impact of the coronavirus outbreak is...

Mar 31, 2020

Hong Kong entrepreneurs have an opportunity to ramp up their network through the HKTDC’s “Start-up Express” programme.

Technology is driving the rapid changes sweeping across the world and is itself evolving rapidly to help companies and people adapt to these changes – a vast, global virtuous circle.