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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

Aug 25, 2019

(TITC) – On 14 August, Vietnam National Administration of Tourism (VNAT) coordinated with Can Tho City’s People Committee organized the 6th Meeting of GMS Southern Tourism Corridor with the participation of delegations from Cambodia, Thailand, Myanmar and Viet Nam.

The southern tourism corridor (STC) is an...

Aug 23, 2019

An innovative solution uses AI to constantly improve matching between those seeking work and potential employers.

The “gig” economy is expanding in Hong Kong as employees in the city are seeking greater control over their working hours while employers want more flexibility in their hiring arrangements.

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Aug 23, 2019

When the 720 km power cable from Norway to the UK made landfall two years ago it was hailed as the longest in the world. Now a Singaporean renewable energy company has plans for an undersea power line five times longer.

Sun Cable plans to generate electricity using solar power in Australia’s Northern...

Aug 22, 2019

Smart home experts share the key innovations in Singapore’s rising smart living lifestyle

Singapore, 21 August 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Asia’s burgeoning smart solutions market will reach US$115 billion by 2030, according to ATKearney. In fact, highly connected economies such as Singapore, Japan and Korea...

Aug 21, 2019

Bengaluru, 20th August 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The 13th edition of National Productivity Summit (NPS 2019) organized by Indian Machine Tool Manufacturers’ Association (IMTMA) got underway today. The summit was inaugurated by Mr. Bhaskar Bhat, Managing Director, Titan Company Limited. Also present were Mr. P....

Aug 21, 2019

Aug 21, 2019 (China Knowledge) - China plans to support Shenzhen in building a demonstration pilot zone with more comprehensive development, under a guideline issued on Sunday by the Central Committee of the Communist Party of China and the State Council.

Aug 21, 2019

YANGON – 21 August, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Yangon International Airport (“YIA”) unveiled today the Mingalar Sky Premium Lounge, the first 24-hour, five-star premium lounge to offer express passenger check-in in the country. The lounge opening was witnessed by Guest-of-Honour U Maung Maung Soe, the Mayor of Yangon...

Aug 21, 2019

Taipei, TAIWAN --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Golden Pin Concept Design Award announces 45 Design Mark winners from Taiwan, China, Singapore, and Germany. All 45 winning concept designs are competing to win a share of the award’s TWD$1,200,000 (approx. USD$39,000) prize and coveted Best Design trophy, which are to be...

Aug 21, 2019

China’s once seemingly relentless industrial explosion is slowly diminishing. The Financial Times reported that in 2018, the country’s growth was at its slowest annual rate in almost three decades. Imports are down, jobs in the manufacturing sector are dropping, and trade dispute with the U.S. are further...

Aug 20, 2019

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Aug. 21, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Tan Sri Dr Jeffrey Cheah AO, Chancellor of Sunway University, and the Right Honourable Alan Milburn, Chancellor of Lancaster University and former UK Secretary of State of Health, launched the Future Cities Research Institute (FCRI) at Sunway University recently...

Aug 19, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Global market research company Euromonitor International shared insights how Korean beauty companies have successfully exported their culture and businesses in its recent webinar “K-Beauty and Its Influence on K-Food”. The webinar explores marketing strategies and how the K-food...

Aug 14, 2019

Students from ASEAN gained new ideas and perspectives on entrepreneurship, as well as networked with experts at the 14th run of the NUS Enterprise Summer Programme on Entrepreneurship. The programme, held from 15 to 26 July, also saw strong bonds formed between the participants — close to 200 students from 50...

Aug 14, 2019

Farnborough International feasibility study and domestic industry hearing showcase the Kingdom's aviation potential as regional hub under Thailand 4.0

Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) – Business is looking to stage a Thai edition of the ‘International Airshow’ as it continues to create...

Aug 14, 2019

Competition to serve as a platform for clean-energy startup ecosystem players to share innovations that transform energy for the future, with shortlisted startups to be featured at ACES 2019

Aug 13, 2019

MANILA, Philippines--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, and BDO Unibank have extended their relationship to expand reach in the Philippines with more than 1,100 BDO Unibank branches now ready to pay-out Western Union® international money transfers from across...

Aug 12, 2019

Malaysia launched a project on August 9 for a new mass market car to be produced locally with some technical support from Daihatsu Motor, officials said. The move comes as the country seeks to boost development and adoption of high technology in a renewed industrial push by Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

Aug 12, 2019

Although Taiwan has a thriving night market culture, vegetarian choices are somewhat scarce. But now there is a new, traveling night market consisting of over a dozen food trucks exclusively serving up vegetarian fare, attracting throngs of people wherever it goes. What makes this dedicated vegetarian night market...