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Feb 07, 2018

• Partnership with Grab is IFRC’s first fundraising initiative globally using a smart phone app
• Grab customers can convert GrabRewards points to a donation to the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies (IFRC)
• Following earlier 2016 partnership, the organisations continue to...

Jan 31, 2018

Singapore, 29 January 2018 – Sodexo, world leader in Quality of Life services, has released its first-ever International Student Lifestyle Survey. Students from China and India were among 4000 students from 6 countries across 3 continents - including Italy, Spain, U.K., and U.S. - to provide insights about ways to...

Jan 29, 2018

E-commerce vendors expanding into Southeast Asia need a unique sales model for each country. Increasingly, Southeast Asians living in Taiwan and Southeast Asian online celebrities are emerging as the key to social media-based e-commerce.

E-commerce is still in the fledgling stage in Southeast Asia. Most...

Jan 22, 2018

Popular beaches in West Sussex, and perhaps more widely across the UK, could become cleaner, thanks to an innovative waste bin designed by a student at the University of East London (UEL).

Jan 17, 2018

The first exhibition of the “Jockey Club Enhancing Youth Empathy Project through Immersive Visualisation” (the Project) organised by City University of Hong Kong (CityU) and funded by The Hong Kong Jockey Club Charities Trust will showcase students’ innovative solutions to help those in need and protect the...

Jan 16, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO, BEIJING and TAIPEI, Taiwan, Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Space Cycle, the leading premium boutique fitness and active lifestyle brand, announced today that it has closed a RMB100 million Series B round led by Alibaba Taiwan Entrepreneurs Fund II, managed by WI Harper Group. Mr. Edward Liu, Partner...

Jan 17, 2018

Having toxic employees in your office can really affect our business. A manager is only as good as their team. Without the team, working like a well-oiled machine to turn out the ROI, a business cannot be its best.

Jan 09, 2018

In a new year when the global economy is expected to grow and employers are planning to hire more, how come laborers are not responding accordingly to this seemingly prosperous job market?

Jan 06, 2018

The conferences, under the common title of ‘Tourism Intelligences’, will comprise four panels where professional experts in the sector will intervene.

Spain is again at the forefront in tourism management, holding onto its first place in the index of most popular tourist destinations in the world, as...

Dec 27, 2017

The rapid growth of Indonesia's manufacturing sector – a development buoyed partly by the arrival of several big-name mobile-phone manufacturers and partly by highly supportive central government legislation – has attracted electronics companies across the wider Asia-Pacific region. Indonesia's manufacturing...

Dec 23, 2017

Southeast Asia, especially Thailand with its openness and thriving economy, is an attractive destination for living and working abroad. But competing in the job market is easier said than done as top talent flocks to the country.

Working abroad has always been a popular career planning option. Whether a...

Dec 12, 2017

Chinese consumers are increasingly young, wealthy and eager to spend. They are an essential part of the global growth engine.

China's growth may be slowing, but its consumer economy is still growing - and growing fast.

According to a new report, Chinese consumption is growing by 10% a year, faster...

Dec 08, 2017

WEIFANG, China, Dec. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- On November 26, a dozen or more mainstream journalists, including Xinhua News Agency, The People's Daily, Guangming Daily and China News Service, reported extensively on the development of Weifang city. As an agricultural and cultural center in East China's Shandong...

Dec 07, 2017

A street food vendor in Bangkok’s old town received a Michelin star in the inaugural edition of the Michelin guide for the Thai capital, along with 16 high-class restaurants.

Seventy-year-old Jay Fai, or Auntie Fai, makes wok-fired dishes from a street shop called Raan Jay Fai in a small side-soi at 327 Maha...

Dec 04, 2017

WUZHEN, China, Dec. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Hujiang EdTech ("Hujiang"), China's leading online education company, is attending the 2017 World Internet Conference (WIC 2017 or "the Conference") in Wuzhen, China at the invitation of the organizing committee to represent the booming field of online education. Now in...

Nov 30, 2017

Managing a business, and your staff’s expectations is no easy task. Not only does the person have to take care of the business as a whole, he or she also has to make sure that the employed staff is giving their best too. In order to maintain the perfect working balance, the expectations of the staff need to be...

Nov 19, 2017

Who would have thought that a vocational high school in the small city of Miaoli could attract high schools from Japan and Korea to engage in exchanges in Taiwan? Miao-Li A&I develops students’ critical thinking capacities on top of honing their hands-on skills, sparking a revolution in their minds.

Nov 06, 2017

Forty-six students from China's Northeast Normal University in Jilin province visited Tohoku University on October 19 as part of an academic tour to mark the 45th anniversary of the normalization of Sino-Japanese diplomatic relations.

In total, four Chinese provinces sent student representatives to various...

Oct 26, 2017

Linking farmers to regional markets advances inclusive growth

October 2017 --(ASIA TODAY)-- Samat Nasa has been farming cassava on the outskirts of Zamboanga City in the Philippines’ Mindanao region for over 30 years. Many farmers in the area grow this root crop because it is easy to maintain and can survive...

Oct 25, 2017

Sheikh Ahmed: Technology is empowering people of determination
More than 150 companies, international experts, government bodies to participate in the three-day expo

Oct 20, 2017

The term “karyū rōjin,” or “down and out elderly,” highlights the rising poverty, loneliness, and chronic disease of aging populations. Takanori Fujita, the author who coined the term, talks to CommonWealth about the looming crisis in Taiwan.

Real-life dramas are playing out in the Japanese countryside:...

Oct 16, 2017

SINGAPORE - (ACN Newswire) - This World Food Day CropLife Asia commended the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations (FAO) for its efforts to bring greater awareness to the need for Food Security in combatting global hunger, and took the opportunity to herald the contributions farmers enabled by...