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Nov 08, 2017

State-of-the-art Fan-out Wafer Level Packaging (FOWLP) development line will enable IME’s consortium members spanning across the industry value chain to develop cost-effective advanced packaging solutions, and spur high-volume manufacturing of next-generation Internet of Things (IoT) technologies

Oct 10, 2017

The National Bank of Cambodia and the People’s Bank of China announced that they – for the first time – have introduced an official yuan-riel exchange rate regime that allows businesses and individuals to conduct trade settlement activities without using the US dollar as an intermediary currency.

The...

Sep 21, 2017

Singapore’s education system is the best in Asia in preparing students for the future, a new study looking into the quality of education in 35 important economies worldwide showed.

The research by the Economist Intelligence Unit (EIU) released on September 19 ranked countries which together account for 77...

Sep 19, 2017

SINGAPORE, September 18, 2017 – Helsinki, the Finnish capital city is bringing its largest delegation of high-profile iconic technoprenuers (such as Mr Peter Vesterbacka - co-founder of Angry Birds), government leaders (including Finland's Minister of Transport & Communications - Ms Anne Berner) and global...

Sep 18, 2017

JAKARTA - (ACN Newswire) - The Ministry of State-Owned Enterprise (MSOEs) of the Republic of Indonesia announced on Wednesday (9/13) that it would again organize Indonesia Business and Development Expo (IBDExpo) 2017.

Aug 29, 2017

COLOMBO, SRI LANKA (24 August 2017) — The Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Board of Directors has endorsed a country partnership strategy (CPS) for 2018-2022, amounting to up to $1 billion per year, to help Sri Lanka’s transition to an upper middle income country.

Aug 10, 2017

Approved in 2014, Special Economic Zones are now considered pivotal to Thailand’s structural renaissance.

When it comes to developing Special Economic Zones (SEZs), Thailand was something of a late starter. Since approving its first five pilot locations in 2014, Thailand has made considerable efforts to...

Aug 05, 2017

The metropolitan administration of Vietnam’s capital Hanoi proposed to the government to build new metro lines at an investment of $40 billion up to 2050 to ease the notorious traffic congestion in the city.

About $15 billion have been earmarked for three metro lines for the period up to 2025 of which two...

Apr 28, 2017

Thailand’s business events destined to open brilliant business opportunities for all international connection.

BANGKOK 26 April 2017: Thailand Convention and Exhibitions Bureau, or TCEB, announced a strategy to position Thailand as a top MICE destination in Asia, during the World Travel and Tourism Council...

Apr 10, 2017

Vietnam seeks to deploy India’s model for a digital economy in order to boost its own information technology landscape. This will be done through a closer cooperation between the two countries which would result in Indian IT companies invest in Vietnam and provide advisory for the Vietnam IT sector and the...

Mar 29, 2017

Singapore’s passport remains to be widely accepted globally, reaching its highest at rank 4 on this year’s Henley & Partners Visa Restrictions Index against a global trend of decreased travel freedom.

The number of countries and territories that Singapore passport holders can travel to without a visa has...

Mar 29, 2017

It’s not just firms in Silicon Valley that are waiting with baited breath to see how their hiring processes may have to change due to recent changes in U.S. immigration policies. By far, the technology industry is responsible for sponsoring more H-1B visas in the U.S. than any other industry. These visas enable...

Jan 23, 2017

On January 17, the Department of Public Works and Services (PWS) of Ras Al Khaimah released a new smartphone app which aims to help citizens reserve services from the government agency. The app is part of a broader eGovernment initiative in the Gulf Coast Country which dates to 2004.

Jan 03, 2017

A dynamic business environment, evolving regulations, and weak due diligence are some of the challenges facing new business entrants in China.

Jan 02, 2017

Despite domestic and regional criticism, the government of Laos sticks to its plan to build more hydropower plants in the country in its aim to become the “battery of Southeast Asia,” the largest electrical power provider in the region.

Hydropower is seen as a cost-effective energy source in Laos which has a...

Dec 27, 2016

Just on the day when Indonesia’s central bank revealed newly designed rupiah notes that will replace the ones in use since the year 2000, the bank’s Senior Deputy Governor Mirza Adityaswara noted that plans for a re-denomination of the currency, first mulled in 2014, have been revived.

Dec 24, 2016

Daejeon, KOREA - ETRI's broadcasting and media technology has been globally recognized as a leader of related technologies around the world. ETRI is gaining traction in establishing related core technologies as international standards in the industry for UHD, often known as the next-generation television service,...

Dec 14, 2016

Singapore pilots Dutch land reclamation approach

Amersfoort, the Netherlands, 12 December 2016 --(ASIA TODAY)-- Singapore has announced it will build a polder designed by Royal HaskoningDHV with local partner Surbana Jurong that will add 810ha to Pulau Tekong, one of Singapore’s largest islands.

Nov 19, 2016

The Vietnam government is about to put an end to the tiresome tourism visa process it uses to offer via numerous and partly unreliable visa-on-arrival application web-sites and will launch a central e-visa system through a new official tourism website on...