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Oct 30, 2019

30 October 2019 – The 14th edition of Eco Expo Asia, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and Messe Frankfurt (HK) Ltd, opened today at AsiaWorld-Expo. The four-day expo runs from 30 October to 2 November and features over 300 exhibitors from 17 countries and regions, creating a quality...

Oct 25, 2019

In the IMD Smart City Index 2019, Taipei was only one of two Asian cities to rank in the top 10, finishing seventh among the 102 cities surveyed. Why did it rank so high and what factors could derail its success in the future?

The International Institute for Management Development (IMD) in Lausanne released...

Oct 25, 2019

The Philippine government, after a phase of promoting its ambitious “Build Build Build” programme to improve the country’s infrastructure by investing up to $180 billion in public and PPP projects, is slowing down its euphoria and said the plan needs a second look.

According to economic planning secretary...

Oct 24, 2019

Bangkok, Thailand, Berlin, Germany, 24 October 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Tackling poverty and climate change, generating employment opportunities and contributing to economic development, this year’s 14 SEED Award winners were selected from over nine hundred applicants and are recognised for solutions to major local...

Oct 24, 2019

- A competitive platform to find ways to reduce fine dust at the tunnels, platforms, and trains of the subway
- The winning teams to be awarded KRW 750 million in total and provided with a range of benefits, including the opportunity to connect with public test beds and public procurement
- Participants...

Oct 22, 2019

Around the world, business is booming in the field of applied robotics. But the market is intensely competitive. Is there a chance for Taiwanese companies to lead the pack in this rat race? No one can say for sure. But building a local industry cluster and stimulating local creativity is an important first step...

Oct 19, 2019

SINGAPORE, 18 October 2019 – Jewel Changi Airport (Jewel) was officially opened today by Singapore Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong, six months after it welcomed the public in April 2019. The 135,700 sqm complex, built on the site of the former Terminal 1 open air carpark, offers a multi-faceted experience that...

Oct 18, 2019

67 experts from Taiwan and overseas gather in Kaohsiung to open doors for Taiwan's new economy

Oct 17, 2019

7th Asia-Pacific Urban Forum closes with bold public-private commitments and coalition

Penang, Malaysia (ESCAP News) --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Seventh Asia-Pacific Urban Forum (APUF-7) concluded today with the establishment of the Penang Platform for Sustainable Urbanization - a dynamic new partnership to...

Oct 16, 2019

As data becomes one of key ingredients to shape global economies, digitalization is gaining momentum in the industrial world. The adoption of technologies including robotics and artificial intelligence is moving companies up the manufacturing value chain, shifting human capital to other platforms for more efficient...

Oct 16, 2019

The $3.8-billion fully integrated mixed-use district One Bangkok in the center of Thailand’s capital is taking shape. Works have begun after the developer revealed the master plan for the country’s by far largest urban development project back in August this year.

The new district, which will have a gross...

Oct 15, 2019

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates, 15 October 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The 4th edition of The National Service Career Fair, organized by the UAE Armed Forces, represented by the National Service and Reserve Authority, in collaboration with INDEX Conferences and Exhibitions – a member of INDEX Holding, concluded today...

Oct 15, 2019

HONG KONG --( ASIA TODAY )-- The highly praised licensing product zone in Toy & Edu China, Licensing China, has upgraded to become an individual fair. It will be held concurrently with Toy & Edu China and Baby & Stroller China at the new venue, the Shenzhen World Exhibition and Convention Center. The...

Oct 11, 2019

NORFOLK, Va.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--The effort to make The Port of Virginia® the deepest port on the U.S. East Coast begins by January 2020, following the finalization this week of a contract with the dredging firm that will build the project’s initial phase.

On Oct. 9, John F. Reinhart, CEO and executive...

Oct 11, 2019

Tuesday's launch was presided over by Mr Bambang Brodjonegoro, BASSERNAS (center), Mr Christophe Bahuet, UNDP, and Mr Anderson Tanoto of the Tanoto Foundation (10 Oct)

Oct 09, 2019

Forum to sharpen industry players' acumen for latest trend of festivalisation

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Oct. 9, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Malaysia will be welcoming one of the country's most anticipated homegrown event for the third time, the Business Events Forum (BEF) 2019. The event which is organised by the...

Oct 08, 2019

3 October 2019, Singapore --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Architecture and Building Services (ABS) 2019 series which was officially opened on 1 October 2019 by Guest-of-Honour Mr Zaqy Mohamad, Minister of State, Ministry of National Development & Ministry of Manpower, at the Marina Bay Sands Singapore Expo and...

Oct 04, 2019

TCEB is moving fast to rock global MICE market, spotlighting the 4Ms at the IT&CMA and CTW Asia-Pacific 2019 with the aim to attract more business meeting groups into Thailand across all segments. It is expected that the movement will generate 57,000 million baht in 2020. Meanwhile, TCEB has joined hands with...

Oct 04, 2019

Cambodia-based tech startup Meal Temple Group in partnership with Vientiane-founded KiwiPay has launched a new ride-hailing service in Laos.

The companies jointly launched the portal DriveUp.app on the Internet and for Android and iOS devices, which connects to taxis, tuk-tuks, and samlors (three-wheeled...

Sep 28, 2019

Independent research finds move to organic agriculture would go long way to meeting United Nations Sustainable Development Goals

Sep 27, 2019

Sep 26, 2019 (China Knowledge) - Yesterday, seven large passenger planes took off from the runway in Daxing International Airport, which meant the world’s largest international airport was officially put into operation.

Located at the frontier between Beijing and Langfang, Hebei Province, Daxing...

Sep 25, 2019

NANNING, China, Sept. 25, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As reported by CRI Online: On September 21, the 16th China-ASEAN Expo (CAEXPO) and the China-ASEAN Business and Investment Summit opened in Nanning, Guangxi.  

2019 marks the first year of the implementation of the China-ASEAN Strategic Partnership Vision 2030,...