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Aug 08, 2019

The Philippine government approved a plan to build a new $14.5-billion international airport for Metro Manila that will cater to at least 100 million passengers annually, three times the capacity of Ninoy Aquino International Airport (NAIA), aimed at decongesting Manila’s ageing existing facility.

Aug 08, 2019

A new batch of communication satellites used by Myanmar were successfully launched into orbit on August 6 after two years of planning by French satellite launch company Arianespace from the Guiana Space Center, Europe’s spaceport in French Guiana.

The two satellites –Myanmar Sat 2 (Intelsat 39) and EDRS-C –...

Aug 08, 2019

SEOUL, South Korea--(BUSINESS WIRE)--One Asia Convention Seoul 2019, organized by Konkuk University and the One Asia Foundation and sponsored by the Seoul City, was held at Lotte Hotel Seoul on August 5th to 6th.

At this year’s One Asia Convention, more than 650 scholars from 325 universities in 32 Asian...

Aug 07, 2019

The biggest bank in Japan has won approval to settle transactions in renminbi, which could be a boon for the Belt and Road Initiative.

Aug 06, 2019

Mandalay is about to become Myanmar’s first smart city with authorities planning to modernise a number of sectors including power and water networks, traffic management and utilities by using social media and deploying new technologies such as artificial intelligence software and drones to revamp an inefficient...

Aug 05, 2019

As the world enters the era of Industry 4.0, the role of Institutes of Higher Learning (IHLs) to impart knowledge and skills is set to grow in importance, serving not only youth but also mature workers seeking to adapt to the changing nature of work. That was the key message at the SkillsFuture Festival @ NUS (SFF@...

Aug 05, 2019

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Tricor Group (Tricor), Asia’s leading business expansion specialist and provider of integrated business, corporate, investor, human resources and payroll, corporate trust and debt services, has announced a business alliance agreement with World Mode Holdings (WMH), Japan's only solution...

Jul 31, 2019

Top “China Cool” Designers to be Featured During NYFW This Fall

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Group’s (NYSE: BABA) Tmall, China’s premier B2C platform for brands and retailers, today announced its new partnership with New York Fashion Week (NYFW): The Shows. The partnership will bring both top and...

Jul 30, 2019

Indonesia’s sinking capital Jakarta, home to about ten million people, as soon as possible needs a sea wall to prevent getting submerged, the country’s President Joko Widodo told AP in an interview.

Widodo said that speedy construction of such a wall is necessary to push through the slow-moving and...

Jul 30, 2019

NEW YORK, United States --( ASIA TODAY )-- 10 trailblazing Taiwan design brands exhibit as Fresh Taiwan at NY NOW Summer 2019 this August. The 10 brands purvey a wide variety of products, ranging from digital lomography cameras by PAPER SHOOT, to classic children’s toys by eguchi toys, leather fashion accessories...

Jul 30, 2019

HONG KONG (July 30, 2019) --( ASIA TODAY )-- Involi, a complete and reliable air traffic data provider for UAS, otherwise known as drones, and AirMap, the leading global airspace intelligence platform for drones, announce their collaboration to offer a pre-integrated UTM and Air Traffic Awareness solution for safe...

Jul 29, 2019

The main section of the first huge Mekong river bridge for the China-Laos high speed railway connection has been completed on July 28, seven months ahead of schedule despite challenging conditions, Xinhua reported.

The completion of the Luang Prabang Mekong River Super Major Bridge – so its official name –,...

Jul 29, 2019

SoftBank to Invest US$2 billion through Grab to Grow Indonesia's Digital Infrastructure

Jul 29, 2019

Hong Kong, 26 July 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (HKECIA) has released the latest in its series of annual surveys of the exhibition activities in Hong Kong, covering the calendar year 2018. The survey results show that Hong Kong’s exhibition industry remains...

Jul 23, 2019

Leading producers in the industry explore how to meet the needs of the ‘Netflix generation’.

The publishing industry faces massive challenges and opportunities as sales of printed works decline while digital offerings grow explosively.

The International Publishing Forum, jointly organised by the Hong...

Jul 22, 2019

As a strategy to boost income and sales outreach for fishermen in West Java, Indonesia’s government is going digital: Coordinating maritime affairs minister Luhut Binsar Panndjaitan on July 20 inaugurated the country’s first-ever online fish auction site as a pilot project in the city of Palangpang – known for its...

Jul 16, 2019

United Nations' Report on Food Security & Nutrition Highlights Troubling Trends in Asia

SINGAPORE, July 16, 2019 - (ACN Newswire) - With the release of the 2019 State of Food Security & Nutrition in the World by the United Nations (UN), new data has come to light indicating hunger, undernourishment...

Jul 15, 2019

Jul 15, 2019 (China Knowledge) - China is set to shift its automotive strategy to rely more on hybrid vehicles instead of depending solely on electric vehicles. The policy suggests that the China will use hybrids as a useful tool to tackle its air pollution problem. The shift is likely to work in favor of Japanese...

Jul 15, 2019

Vietnam aims to become the leading digital economy in the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) by 2030 as a result of the national digital transformation strategy by Vietnam’s Authority of Information Technology Application (AITA) under the country’s Ministry of Information and Communications.

The...

Jul 12, 2019

Taiwan began banning plastic straws in July, but Starbucks in the United States was already shipping in biodegradable plastic straws from Taichung last year. Why have Starbucks, Apple and Formosa Plastics all gravitated to this under-the-radar Taichung supplier?

When CommonWealth Magazine first meets...

Jul 12, 2019

11 June 2019 Bangkok – TCEB, together with TICA and SITE Thailand Chapter, joined hands with leading business partners representing Thai Airways, Bangkok Airways and BMW (Thailand) to hold the mega event ‘TIME 2019’. Expecting to serve as a national arena event that boosts the growth of meetings and incentives...