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Mar 26, 2018

Uber on March 26 sold its entire Southeast Asian business to rival Grab, ending a bruising battle between the ride-hailing behemoths and marking the US firm’s latest retreat from international markets.

Singapore-based Grab is taking over the ride-sharing and food delivery operations of Uber in the region,...

Mar 23, 2018

Top agritech startups to showcase their solutions at Greater Mekong Subregion Leaders Summit in Ha Noi

HA NOI, VIET NAM - 23 March 2018 – The Mekong Agritech Accelerator (MATCh) announced that 23 startups have been invited join its 2018 program. The cohort includes 13 startups from Cambodia, Lao PDR, Myanmar...

Mar 20, 2018

LexisNexis Bridger Insight XG Awarded 'Best AML Solution' in 2017 at Asian Private Banker's Technology Awards

HONG KONG and ATLANTA, March 21, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- LexisNexis® Risk Solutions has won the "Best AML Solution" in the Asian Private Banker's Technology Awards. The awards recognize the pioneering...

Mar 18, 2018

After the 36 Bib Gourmand honorees unveiled last week on March 6th, 20 dining establishments became Michelin-starred today, among the 110 listed in the inaugural MICHELIN Guide Taipei 2018.

The highly-anticipated list, announced in Taipei today, revealed a total of 20 Michelin-starred restaurants in Taiwan....

Mar 13, 2018

Singapore tops the list of the world’s best performing smart cities ahead of London, New York, San Francisco and Chicago in a new study by UK-based market intelligence firm Juniper Research sponsored by IT giant Intel.

The city state ranks first in all four major categories surveyed, namely mobility, health...

Mar 13, 2018

QINGDAO, China, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Recently, world authority Euromonitor International released the 2017 global refrigerator ranking list. Haier refrigerator owns 17.3% market share and has ranked first place for 10 consecutive years. Korean brands LG and Samsung own 6.9% and 6.1% of the share...

Mar 10, 2018

Dubai – United Arab Emirates, 10 March 2018: Under the patronage of His Highness Sheikh Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Crown Prince of Dubai and President of Hamdan bin Mohammed Smart University (HBMSU), Innovation Arabia 11, a pioneering conference and exhibition dedicated to ‘innovation’ in the Middle...

Mar 10, 2018

Bangkok, 7 March 2018: Mrs. Nichapa Yoswee, Senior Vice President – Business, Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB), addressed to the audience attending the press conference of ADFEST 2018 held recently in Bangkok.

Mar 07, 2018

BEIJING, PEOPLE’S REPUBLIC OF CHINA (7 March 2018) — The Asian Development Bank (ADB) signed a total of $80 million in assistance to subsidiaries of Kingenta Ecological Engineering Group (Kingenta), a leading compound and specialty fertilizer producer and supplier in the People’s Republic of China (PRC), to help...

Mar 06, 2018

Now in its sixth year, the World ATM Congress, which will be held from 6 to 8 March at IFEMA, is the world’s largest international air traffic management (ATM) exhibition and conference, attracting over 7,500 participants each year.

IFEMA will be the permanent venue for this important world air navigation...

Mar 05, 2018

March 05, 2018 05:36 PM Hong Kong Time - TAIPEI, Taiwan--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Taiwan’s Agriculture Minister Lin Tsung-hsien on March 3 visited Taiwanese businesspeople-operated companies and retailers in Kuala Lumpur that have been selling Taiwan-produced agricultural products, hoping to expand the market share of...

Mar 02, 2018

Indonesia’s initiative to create and promote ten “new Balis” – ten new tourists destinations that could become as popular as the crowded holiday island – would require about $20 billion in investment, the government calculated, hoping for developers from China, Singapore, Thailand and other countries to foot half...

Feb 27, 2018

Muscat, Oman, 27 February 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Oman’s biggest exhibition and conferences organizer Omanexpo recently announced Tibiaan Properties sponsorship support for its newest dedicated real estate and property investment event, Oman Real Estate Expo (OREX), which will happen from the 12th to the 14th of...

Feb 23, 2018

BEIJING, Feb. 24, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On Feb 12 2018 morning, representatives of THEKEY, China Social Insurance Association (henceforth referred to as CSIA), China Unicom and Tsinghua Unigroup gathered together in the headquarters of THEKEY to sign the Cooperation Agreement during the opening ceremony of the...

Feb 20, 2018

Announces Joint Partnership with Eros India to set-up a $150 million fund to co-produce and consolidate content
Jyoti Deshpande to head RIL’s media and entertainment business as President of the Chairman’s Office

Feb 19, 2018

Multilingualism is good for the economy, researchers have found. Countries that actively nurture different languages reap a range of rewards, from more successful exports to a more innovative workforce.

“Language matters on a large-scale national level and at the level of smaller businesses,” says Gabrielle...

Feb 19, 2018

South Korea and Sweden are the most innovative countries in the world, according to a league table covering everything from the concentration of tech companies to the number of science and engineering graduates.

The index on innovative countries highlights South Korea’s position as the economy whose...

Feb 14, 2018

At the recent 38th edition of FITUR 2018, a travel fair exhibition in Madrid, targeting Spanish countries in Spain and Latin America, country brand Malaysia Truly Asia received overwhelming response from trade buyers, medias and visitors.

Feb 14, 2018

Vietnam and Qatar have decided to work closer in the field of food security as the Middle East country is looking for new import sources and food trading partners in the wake of continued tensions with other Gulf Cooperation Council countries.

According to Vietnam’s ambassador in Qatar, Nguyen Dinh Thao,...

Feb 05, 2018

The Vietnam government decided to embark on a number of projects to build large solar power facilities in the country and encouraged large companies to invest in the sector in order to prevent anticipated power shortages due to the recent cancellation of nuclear power plant construction projects.

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Feb 05, 2018

Large or small, all businesses must promote themselves to be successful. Unfortunately, marketing is not always cheap, especially if yours is a small business with a limited budget. When cash-flow is tight, your first inclination might be to cut your marketing funds, but that would be a mistake.

Small...

Feb 01, 2018

TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Aquaculture Taiwan Expo & Forum will return to Taipei World Trade Center in the upcoming summer, featuring the latest technologies and equipment, and serving as an one-stop platform for professionals in the industry.