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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

Sep 02, 2019

Aug 29, 2019 (China Knowledge) - In the Nan’an District of Chongqing lies a place called the “Intelligence Valley of China (IVOC)”, which is a science and technology park spanning an area of 2.48 kilometers-square. IVOC was established in February 2018, and is now home to many Fortune 500 companies, such as...

Aug 30, 2019

Thailand was the world’s largest durian exporter in the first half of this year thanks to free trade agreements with many countries, according to the Department of Trade Negotiations, with Malaysia now trailing now on second place.

Oramon Sapthaweetham, director-general of the department, said on August 23...

Aug 28, 2019

Tourism officials from Cambodia, Laos and Vietnam are discussing a draft plan on tourism development in the triangle area covering 13 provinces of the three countries.

The talks are taking place in southern Laos’ Champasak province, some 484 kilometers south of Laos’ capital Vientiane, during a working...

Aug 27, 2019

Singapore-based ride-hailing service provider Grab is set to invest “several hundred million dollars” in Vietnam, where the company sees its next major growth market.

The news come just weeks after Grab unveiled a $2-billion investment plan for Indonesia, Reuters reported.

“We’re very excited about...

Aug 26, 2019

Exciting line-up for new all-in-one tradeshow platform revealed including cutting-edge industry showcases, expert seminar series and exclusive site tours