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Jan 23, 2021

Banking deregulation in 1992 paved the way for the establishment of new banks in Taiwan. Now, in 2021, 30 years down the road, we see the emergence of exclusively online banking amid the launch of a financial war worth trillions. With no brick and mortar branches or ATMs, all services are at one’s fingertips,...

Jan 19, 2021

Here are five key areas where EdTech solutions can help countries transition their short-term education solutions to the medium and long-term.

The COVID-19 pandemic is forcing governments around the world to find innovative and practical approaches to improve teaching and learning. An unprecedented surge in...

Jan 16, 2021

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – In early 2020, the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) and the Small Enterprise Assistance Funds (SEAF) formalized a partnership to catalyze women’s entrepreneurship through gender lens impact investing in Asia.

Jan 15, 2021

SHANGHAI -- China was in 2019 ranked third in the world, behind the United States and Singapore, in terms of digital economy competitiveness, according to a recent report by the Shanghai Academy of Social Science.

The rise of digital technologies in China has accelerated the deep integration of various...

Jan 11, 2021

BANGKOK, Jan. 12, 2021 -- Thailand's high-tech Eastern Economic Corridor (EEC) will this year become the first part of Southeast Asia to offer 5G telecommunications connectivity as it targets becoming the region's gateway and digital innovation hub, EEC Secretary General Kanit Sangsubhan said.

"Half the area...

Jan 10, 2021

Brunei’s ministry of finance and economy has unveiled the Brunei Darussalam Economic Blueprint on January 6, a strategic paper which sets goals to help the country move from an economy highly dependent on oil and gas to a “dynamic and sustainable economy.“

The blueprint is part of the country’s economic...

Jan 10, 2021

Under the patronage of the Ministry of Energy and Minerals, Oman Sustainability Week is being launched through a collaboration between Petroleum Development Oman (PDO), be’ah, Omanexpo and Ubar Conferences.

Jan 05, 2021

JAKARTA, 23 December 2020 – The ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI) endorsed the Framework for Promoting Accessibility for All in ASEAN Digital Broadcasting on 14 December.

Jan 05, 2021

HONG KONG, Jan. 5, 2021 -- With the continuous maturity of the technology and the hard work of various industries, the popularization of 5G networks is no longer a dream.

As the pace of 5G commercialization accelerates, relying on 5G's enhanced mobile broadband, high reliability, low latency, and massive...

Jan 05, 2021

Ørsted signs investment agreement for Taiwan wind farm

Danish wind power developer Ørsted signed an investment agreement in late December with Canadian institutional investor CDPQ (Caisse de dépôt et placement du Québec) and local investor Cathay PE. Under the agreement, the latter two organizations will...

Dec 28, 2020

Vietnam has been ranked fifth in the world for digital evolution momentum by the 2020 Digital Intelligence Index, a ranking conducted by Massachusetts-based Fletcher School and Mastercard which surveyed digitisation of 90 economies using 160 key indicators of digital development across four key drivers.

Dec 28, 2020

Laos saw its first expressway, the Vientiane-Vang Vieng Expressway, officially being opened on December 20.

The 110-kilometer four-lane stretch is part of the planned China-Laos expressway, which eventually would connect the Lao capital with the country’s northern border town of Boten at an approximate...

Dec 24, 2020

HONG KONG, Dec. 24, 2020 -- Flipclutch Research, a market research organization in Hong Kong, recently released a research report on 'AR/VR social networking may become mainstream in 2030, WIMI leads the new social networking of 5G holographic communication'. With the future development direction of the holographic...

Dec 07, 2020

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership brings 15 nations and 2.2 billion people into a trade partnership. It also offers broad economic and societal benefits that go beyond imports and exports.

Nov 28, 2020

Discipline in adhering to health protocols is a shared responsibility

Nov 27, 2020

A new trade bloc covering a huge swathe of the Asia-Pacific region will play an important role in developing poorer economies and in post-pandemic stimulus, according to a report published on Monday by the UN Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD).

The Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership...

Nov 26, 2020

12 November 2020, Bangkok -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- TCEB has won the title Thailand’s Most Admired Company 2020 under the category of public organisation, marking the two consecutive years the bureau has earned this honorable recognition. TCEB has high scores in organisation management, innovation and expansion of MICE...

Nov 20, 2020

19 November 2020, Hong Kong -- ( ASIA TODAY ) -- Following a series of well attended physical trade and consumer exhibitions in October, another four trade fairs were held successfully at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) during 11 - 13 November 2020.

Nov 20, 2020

Bishkek (ESCAP news) – Countries participating in the United Nations Special Programme for Economies of Central Asia (SPECA) have recognized the need for a more integrated approach towards structural economic transformation in order to build back better while staying on track to achieve the Sustainable Development...

Nov 17, 2020
  • Asia is the third biggest market for the Peruvian agri-food export industry.
  • Grapes, cranberries, avocados and mandarins are the top fresh Peruvian products imported by Asia

    Lima, 17 November 2020. Peru will once again be the Official Partner Country at the virtual edition of the ‘Asia Fruit...

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