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Dec 04, 2019

Smart living, new technologies and digital innovation highlighted

Dec 02, 2019

In the global rankings of the 2015 Program for International Student Assessment (PISA), which assesses the performance of 15-year-olds in mathematics, reading and science, Singapore took the top spot in all three categories. In 2016, in the Trends in International Mathematics and Science Study (TIMSS), Singapore’s...

Dec 02, 2019

VIENNA, Austria--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Zhuge Academy is an international Chinese language education platform that belongs to Beijing Lanxum Technology Co. (Shenzhen Stock Exchange: SZ300010). In September 2019, it opened its second branch in Silicon Valley. As one of the first publicly traded companies in the China...

Nov 29, 2019

Showcasing how global design can co-create sustainable cities

27 November 2019 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), DesignInspire will be held from 5 to 7 December at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC), featuring outstanding designs and providing creative...

Nov 27, 2019

Malaysians among 10 customers and ecosystem partners from the Alibaba Digital Economy onstage as gong strike kicks off trading

Hong Kong, November 26, 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Alibaba Group Holding Limited (“Alibaba” or the “Company”) (NYSE: BABA and HKEX: 9988) has officially listed on the main board of the...

Nov 26, 2019

The Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (TCEB) has recently showcased the best picture of Thailand as a premier venue for international trade shows in its “Focus on Thailand” session in the UFI Global Congress 2019. The “Focus on Thailand” session presented Thailand as the world of business opportunities...

Nov 26, 2019

Singapore has launched a trial of turning municipal solid waste into construction material for footpaths and roads, the city state’s minister for environment and water resources, Masagos Zulkifli, said at a press conference on November 25.

The project, called NEWSand, follows another, NEWater, a successful...

Nov 21, 2019

SINGAPORE — The World Wildlife Fund (WWF) is calling on cities in Southeast Asia to join Patong (Thailand), Donsol (Philippines) and Phú Quốc Islands (Việt Nam) in making a commitment to eliminate plastic pollution, by developing an action plan and trial innovative solutions.

Plastic Smart Cities is a WWF...

Nov 21, 2019

Modernizing your brand can help you find success in many different ways. When you are able to stay current and embrace the latest trends and technology, you can streamline the business operation, reduce costs, free up time for your staff, and even improve the quality of the prod-uct/service that you provide. Times...

Nov 20, 2019

A number of Japanese automakers have plans to extend their investments in Indonesia, which should help the government implement its roadmap to build a globally competitive automotive industry.

“We have received a report about Toyota Group’s expansion plan worth of $2 billion. This will include the...

Nov 20, 2019

As the impact of global climate change worsens, such phenomena once considered anomalous such as typhoons, droughts, and the urban heat island effect will eventually become the norm. A full 55 percent of the world’s population resides in urban regions, and dense populations will force cities to take climate hazards...

Nov 15, 2019

Singapore has been named the most beautiful city in Asia and the 11th most beautiful city in the world on a list of 50 cities globally compiled by Canada-based online travel agency Flight Network.

Topping the list is Paris, followed by New York, London, Venice and Vancouver.

Singapore as the highest-...

Nov 13, 2019

Singapore will put in place artificial intelligence (AI)-backed tools in public services such as municipal administration, education, health, transport and logistics, smart cities and estates, as well as safety and security up to 2030, according to the city state’s Deputy Prime Minister Heng Swee Keat, who unveiled...

Nov 12, 2019

HKTDC zones showcase excellence of city’s products and services

12 November 2019 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Organised by the Ministry of Commerce of the People’s Republic of China and the Shanghai Municipal People’s Government, the second edition of the China International Import Expo (CIIE) drew to a close on 10...

Nov 12, 2019

Indonesia plans to build its first spaceport in Biak, Papua, with the purpose of launching test rockets, the country’s National Institute of Aeronautics and Space (LAPAN) has confirmed.

“We will build [the spaceport] just like LAPAN’s rocket launch site we have in South Garut [West Java]. However, it will be...

Nov 11, 2019

HANGZHOU, China--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alibaba Group Holding Limited (NYSE: BABA) announced that it generated RMB268.4 billion (US$38.4 billion) of gross merchandise volume (GMV) on November 11, 2019, an increase of 26% compared to 2018.

“Today we showed the world what the future of consumption looks like for...

Nov 08, 2019

• Full steam ahead, and with the involvement of all the teams and technical areas taking part in the production of this great event, which will occupy more than 100,000 m2 and host 25,000 attendees from 200 countries.

• The capacity and versatility of the Feria de Madrid venue will enable this summit to be...

Nov 07, 2019
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  • Nov 06, 2019

    Expert anthropologists and archaeologists from Nazarbayev University are developing the New Silk Road in an ethical, sustainable, and culturally-respectful way, says Dr. Daniel Pugh, Dean of Social Sciences and Humanities. This is after joining The University Alliance of the Silk Road (UASR), an alliance between...

    Nov 05, 2019

    HCM CITY— The HCM City People's Committee has approved the cleanup of five canals full of litter and waste discharged by households living nearby.

    The People's Committee has told five districts where the canals are located to strictly handle illegal encroachment and littering and to step up inspections of...

    Nov 05, 2019

    E-commerce spending in Southeast Asia will increase nearly fourfold to $120.9 billion by 2025 from $31.3 billion in 2018, a recent study by consultancy Bain and Company found. Indonesia, Thailand and Vietnam are expected to be the biggest contributors to the growth of consumer digital spending in in the region over...

    Nov 05, 2019

    In Thailand, the digital economy is expected to grow to a volume $50 billion by 2025 from $16 billion as of 2019, making it the second largest in Southeast Asia behind Indonesia. This is one finding of the “E-Conomy SEA 2019” report by Google and Singaporean investment firm Temasek found, based on a 29 per cent...