FARO® Launches Freestyle 2 Portable 3D Scanner

Jul 12, 2020 Picture:  Lake Mary, FL, July 8, 2020 — ( ASIA TODAY ) — FARO Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: FARO), the global leader for 3D Metrology, AEC, and Public Safety Analytics, today announced the release of its most portable and advanced handheld 3D forensic scanner: Freestyle 2. Ideal for investigators and reconstructionists who require … Continue reading “FARO® Launches Freestyle 2 Portable 3D Scanner”

U.S. Provides PHP126 Million to Support Filipino Children’s Education During Pandemic

Jul 11, 2020 Picture:  The U.S. government, through the U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID), is providing Php126 million ($2.5 million) to help the Philippine government’s implementation of the Basic Education-Learning Continuity Plan to advance education delivery during the COVID-19 pandemic. Since the COVID-19 emergency began, USAID and the Philippine Department of Education (DepEd) have … Continue reading “U.S. Provides PHP126 Million to Support Filipino Children’s Education During Pandemic”

USAID Announce Inaugural Asia EDGE Agriculture-Energy Prize Winners

Jul 11, 2020 Picture:  BANGKOK – The U.S. Agency for International Development (USAID) announced today the five winners of the first WE4F Asia Enhancing Development and Growth through Energy (EDGE) Agriculture-Energy Prize. “The Water and Energy for Food Asia EDGE prize recognizes and rewards promising innovators at the nexus of renewable energy and agriculture,” said … Continue reading “USAID Announce Inaugural Asia EDGE Agriculture-Energy Prize Winners”

From Small Oil Mill to Asian Food Conglomerate

Jul 11, 2020 Picture:  From eggs to cookies, from feed to vaccines, from livestock to schnitzel – the business of Taiwan’s DaChan Great Wall Business Group spans the entire supply chain from producing livestock to processing foods and bringing them to restaurants and dinner tables. What started out as a small processor of soybean oils … Continue reading “From Small Oil Mill to Asian Food Conglomerate”

Mitigating the devastating humanitarian effects of the 2020 Bangladesh monsoon season

Jul 11, 2020 The 2020 Bangladesh monsoon season has begun, which means severe flooding with devastating humanitarian effects. However, this year, tens of thousands of vulnerable families will be better prepared through the World Food Programme’s (WFP) Forecast-based Financing unconditional cash transfers. Earlier this month, days before their villages were hit by floodwaters, using reliable … Continue reading “Mitigating the devastating humanitarian effects of the 2020 Bangladesh monsoon season”

BBC Studios and Channel A (TV) Sign Landmark Memorandum of Understanding

Jul 11, 2020 Channel A – the South Korean cable TV channel airing news, entertainment and drama programming, and BBC Studios – a global content company and commercial subsidiary of the BBC Group, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU). The MOU signed on 10th July, in Donga Media Center in Cheonggyecheon-ro, Jongno-gu, Seoul focuses … Continue reading “BBC Studios and Channel A (TV) Sign Landmark Memorandum of Understanding”

SurfaceTechnology GERMANY and parts2clean cancelled for 2020

Jul 11, 2020 Picture:  After intensive discussions and considerations, it was decided: The trade fairs SurfaceTechnology GERMANY and parts2clean, which were scheduled for October in Stuttgart, cannot take place this year. Both events will return to regular rotation. Hannover/Stuttgart — ( ASIA TODAY ) — The uncertainty caused by the coronavirus pandemic, extensive restrictions and … Continue reading “SurfaceTechnology GERMANY and parts2clean cancelled for 2020”

The ‘Ghost’ Shadowing Taiwan’s Industrial Polluters

Jul 09, 2020 Picture:  For more than 20 years, professor Huang Huan-chang has been tracking illegal dumps of industrial sludge and heavy metals, exposing the dark side of Taiwan’s economic prowess. Yet despite his best efforts, strong incentives remain for the illicit practices to continue. A delicious feast was laid out on a red tablecloth, … Continue reading “The ‘Ghost’ Shadowing Taiwan’s Industrial Polluters”

Digital tutoring round the clock

Jul 09, 2020 Picture:  An interactive Q&A learning app from Hong Kong is gaining traction in Asia. The COVID-19 pandemic has shut schools, bringing the classroom into homes. Learning is not a matter of simply absorbing information, however, and students need professional guidance and explanations from teachers when they encounter difficulties. This is fuelling demand … Continue reading “Digital tutoring round the clock”

Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair launches a responsible and sustainable trade fair concept for 2021

Jul 09, 2020 Picture:  For the upcoming February 9-13, 2021 edition of Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair, we are now launching The nude edition – a scaled-down fair concept with a focus on sustainability, safety, solidarity and inspiration, in collaboration with TMF (The Swedish Federation of Wood and Furniture Industry). The new concept has been … Continue reading “Stockholm Furniture & Light Fair launches a responsible and sustainable trade fair concept for 2021”

La Fundación ARCO brings back its guided tours of different cities

Jul 09, 2020 Picture:  Madrid, July 8, 2020 — ( ASIA TODAY ) — Next September, la Fundación ARCO is restarting its free guided tours of contemporary art galleries in different cities. ARCO GalleryWalk visits will once again invite art aficionados and art lovers alike to take a guided tour that will bring them closer … Continue reading “La Fundación ARCO brings back its guided tours of different cities”

Pelican BioThermal Announces Asia Award Win for Innovation

Jul 09, 2020 Company celebrates second successive win at annual Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards Pelican BioThermal, the global name in temperature controlled packaging, was announced as winner of the Innovation in Supply Chain of the Year category at the prestigious Asia-Pacific Bioprocessing Excellence Awards 2020. It is the second successive year Pelican BioThermal has won … Continue reading “Pelican BioThermal Announces Asia Award Win for Innovation”

Bridgestone Announces Mid-Long Term Business Strategy Framework and Introduces New Global Tagline

Jul 09, 2020 • Company signals start of a new chapter, positions 2020 as “Third Foundation” • Bridgestone reveals new global tagline “Solutions for your journey” • New tagline heralds Company’s evolution from the world’s No.1 tire and rubber company to a global leader in Sustainable Mobility and Advanced Solutions Singapore (July 8, 2020) — … Continue reading “Bridgestone Announces Mid-Long Term Business Strategy Framework and Introduces New Global Tagline”

Digitalise and thrive: Thailand’s event organisers go digital with TCEB’s new Virtual Meeting Space project

Jul 09, 2020 40 events to gain greater online presence and enhanced functionalities in the first phase of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau’s new support scheme for digital events BANGKOK, July 9, 2020 – 40 events in Thailand will move online or achieve enhanced online presence this year with the support of Thailand Convention & … Continue reading “Digitalise and thrive: Thailand’s event organisers go digital with TCEB’s new Virtual Meeting Space project”

CBeebies pre-school channel returns to India

Jul 07, 2020 BBC Studios, a global content company with British creativity at its heart, has announced the re-launch of its popular children’s channel, CBeebies, in India. The channel is available across leading multi-system operators in the country including Tata Sky (DTH & Mobile) Sun DTH, IMCL, Fastway, and Kal Cables, amongst many others – … Continue reading “CBeebies pre-school channel returns to India”

FHA-Food & Beverage gears up with new segment for restaurant, bar and café sector

Jul 07, 2020 Singapore, 7 July 2020 — ( ASIA TODAY ) — FHA-Food & Beverage, held 2 – 5 March 2021 at Singapore EXPO & MAX Atria, today announced the launch of a brand new sector – Restaurant, Bar & Café for international suppliers serving end users in the F&B retail industry. Hospitality players … Continue reading “FHA-Food & Beverage gears up with new segment for restaurant, bar and café sector”

Parking China 2020 to present opportunities driven by China’s new infrastructure investment

Jul 07, 2020 With objectives to revive the economy and promote sustainable growth, China has launched a new infrastructure campaign, planning to invest heavily in key technologies ranging from smart transportation and 5G networks to artificial intelligence (AI). Expected to drive the development of the country’s technology sector, this new initiative will provide the parking … Continue reading “Parking China 2020 to present opportunities driven by China’s new infrastructure investment”

TaipeiPLAS and ShoeTech 2020 to Be Postponed TIMTOS and Wood Taiwan will be Held in First Half of Next Year

Jul 04, 2020 Picture:  Jointly organized by Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) and Taiwan Association of Machinery Industry (TAMI), TaipeiPLAS and ShoeTech Taipei, which is originally scheduled to be held in September 2020, will be postponed to a new date which will be announced later, due to the fact the COVID-19 pandemic has not … Continue reading “TaipeiPLAS and ShoeTech 2020 to Be Postponed TIMTOS and Wood Taiwan will be Held in First Half of Next Year”

Vietnam To Fully Privatise Country’s Largest Brewery

Jul 04, 2020 Picture:  Vietnam’s government will sell its remaining 36-per cent stake in the country’s largest brewer Sabeco by the end of this year, according to a government document released this week, Reuters reported. Sabeco, formally known as Saigon Beer Alcohol Beverage Corp based in Ho Chi Minh City, has a market capitalisation of … Continue reading “Vietnam To Fully Privatise Country’s Largest Brewery”

Cambodia’s National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations and The Asia Foundation Sign MOU

Jul 04, 2020 Picture:  Phnom Penh, July 2, 2020 — The National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations (NIDIR) of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation in Cambodia, and The Asia Foundation will sign a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on Collaboration and Capacity Building on Diplomacy and International Relations under the presidency of … Continue reading “Cambodia’s National Institute of Diplomacy and International Relations and The Asia Foundation Sign MOU”

ISH China & CIHE and ISH Shanghai & CIHE to take place in May and September 2021 respectively

Jul 04, 2020 Picture:  Due to the recent COVID-19 outbreak in Beijing and in order to comply with the Chinese government’s strict preventive measures, ISH China & CIHE is to be postponed from its rescheduled August 2020 date and will now take place in May 2021 in Beijing. Also affected by the outbreak is ISH … Continue reading “ISH China & CIHE and ISH Shanghai & CIHE to take place in May and September 2021 respectively”

Vonage Powers Messaging Capability and Customer Support for PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia

Jul 02, 2020 SINGAPORE — Indonesia’s largest telecommunications and network provider, PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia (NYSE: TLK), has chosen Vonage (Nasdaq: VG), a global leader in cloud communications helping businesses accelerate their digital transformation, to enhance its customer communications and experience. The Vonage Messages API has been integrated into Telkom Indonesia’s five business divisions – IndiHome, … Continue reading “Vonage Powers Messaging Capability and Customer Support for PT. Telekomunikasi Indonesia”

Future Group Partners With o9 Solutions in Their Retail 3.0 Journey

Jul 02, 2020 India’s leading retailer, Future Group will implement o9’s AI-powered platform to drive Forecasting and Replenishment activities for their different retail format stores in India DALLAS — o9 Solutions today announced that Future Group $ 3bn, one of India’s leading retailers will deploy the next generation of o9 platforms to integrate Demand Planning … Continue reading “Future Group Partners With o9 Solutions in Their Retail 3.0 Journey”

New strategic partnership to develop next-generation T cell detection reagents

Jul 02, 2020 Polaris Biology and Tetramer Shop combine forces to accelerate state-of-the-art single-cell analysis capacity. SHANGHAI, China and COPENHAGEN, Denmark, July 2, 2020 — Today two MedTech companies, Polaris Biology of China and Tetramer Shop of Denmark, announce a strategic partnership to co-develop and distribute technologies that accelerate T cell science. First on the … Continue reading “New strategic partnership to develop next-generation T cell detection reagents”

Hospitality sector in Asia to recalibrate for recovery phase

Jul 02, 2020 July edition of Food & Hotel Digital Week will explore the challenges, new norms, technologies and practices for the industry post-pandemic Singapore, Hong Kong, 2 July 2020 — ( ASIA TODAY ) — In the wake of recovery from the pandemic, businesses especially those in the hospitality sector will have to grapple … Continue reading “Hospitality sector in Asia to recalibrate for recovery phase”

CUHK Research Reveals that Methane Emissions can Reduce the Climate Benefits of Subtropical Mangrove Wetlands by Half

Jul 02, 2020 Picture:  An international collaborative study led by Professor Derrick Yuk Fo Lai at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK), joined by top-tier scientists from around the world, has discovered that sustained methane emissions from the subtropical estuarine mangroves can reduce its climatic cooling effects by over 50%, over a period of … Continue reading “CUHK Research Reveals that Methane Emissions can Reduce the Climate Benefits of Subtropical Mangrove Wetlands by Half”

QI Group’s Covid-19 Relief Efforts impact 20 Countries

Jul 02, 2020 Picture:  PETALING JAYA, 2nd July 2020 — ( ASIA TODAY ) — The QI Group through its direct selling subsidiary QNET and social impact initiative, RYTHM Foundation, has helped vulnerable communities impacted by the Covid-19 pandemic in 20 countries around the world, Since most countries around the world announced lockdowns in late … Continue reading “QI Group’s Covid-19 Relief Efforts impact 20 Countries”

Taiwan’s Domestic Tourism Challenge: Going High End

Jul 02, 2020 Picture:  The global COVID-19 pandemic has forced Taiwanese to travel more at home. Can Taiwan harness this opportunity to go higher end and create experiences that will have consumers coming back for more rather than heading abroad? Mr. Wu, a tech executive who retired just last year, headed to Chiayi County on … Continue reading “Taiwan’s Domestic Tourism Challenge: Going High End”

Indonesia offers sugar, spice and much more

Jul 02, 2020 Picture:  FTA between Hong Kong and ASEAN’s largest member takes effect. Indonesia – a massive archipelago linking the Pacific Ocean and Indian Ocean – has long been known as the source of a wide range of spices and original home of at least three global food products – cane sugar, bananas and … Continue reading “Indonesia offers sugar, spice and much more”

AUGMENTED REALITY, THE NEW TREND IN ECOMMERCE

Jul 02, 2020 Picture:  Augmented reality is quickly becoming a new trend in the e-commerce space. Businesses have started to look at alternative ways to create an immersive shopping experience by providing shoppers with a new way to get a feel for a product before they make a purchase. What is augmented reality? Augmented reality … Continue reading “AUGMENTED REALITY, THE NEW TREND IN ECOMMERCE”

Nominations open for TMS Awards 2020

Jun 30, 2020 Picture:  1st July 2020, Dubai, UAE: The Maritime Standard is delighted to announce that nominations for the TMS Awards 2020 are now open. The glittering occasion, a magnet for maritime industry VIPs, is scheduled to take place on Tuesday 20th October at The Atlantis, The Palm, Dubai. Details of the event, and … Continue reading “Nominations open for TMS Awards 2020”

Record Number of Student Teams to Participate in the APAC HPC and AI Competition

Jun 30, 2020 2020 competition sees 30 student teams from institutions around the region competing in a showcase of mastery in state-of-the-art high-performance computing and artificial intelligence This year’s competition includes ‘real-world’ scenarios including two new challenges to support COVID-19 research SUNNYVALE, Calif. & SINGAPORE — The HPC-AI Advisory Council (HPCAIAC) in collaboration with the … Continue reading “Record Number of Student Teams to Participate in the APAC HPC and AI Competition”

Shake Shack Servin’ Up New South China Markets

Jun 30, 2020 New York’s Beloved Burger, Hot Dog and Frozen Custard Stand Expands in South China, Starting with 2021 Shenzhen Opening NEW YORK– Hello Huanan! Shake Shack’s expansion plans in China are firing up. Shake Shack Inc. (“Shake Shack” or the “Company”) (NYSE: SHAK) and licensee Maxim’s Caterers Limited are proud to announce an … Continue reading “Shake Shack Servin’ Up New South China Markets”

Infortrend Helps Vietnamese TV Station Modernize Media Asset Management and Database

Jun 30, 2020 TAIPEI, June 30, 2020 — Infortrend® Technology, Inc. (TWSE: 2495), the industry-leading enterprise storage provider, successfully assisted Hau Giang Radio and Television Station, Vietnam’s local broadcasting station, to deploy EonStor DS series for modernizing the MAM (media asset management) and database system with benefits of high efficiency and scalability. Facing the challenges … Continue reading “Infortrend Helps Vietnamese TV Station Modernize Media Asset Management and Database”

“Wazzadu.com” Holding Thailand’s First Virtual Exhibition

Jun 30, 2020 Picture:  Wazzadu.com offers the new borderless experience to the architecture industry by hosting the “WAZZADU World Virtual Exhibition,” Thailand’s first virtual exhibition and trade show on innovative products and architectural designs. This virtual exhibition is destined to make major contributions to society not only by increasing business channels and opportunities but also … Continue reading ““Wazzadu.com” Holding Thailand’s First Virtual Exhibition”

F5 Fortifies Partnership with Rakuten Mobile to Provide Advanced Application Security Services for the Rakuten Communications Platform

Jun 29, 2020 Extends partnership beyond cloud-native mobile network TOKYO — F5 Networks (NASDAQ: FFIV) today announced that it has signed an agreement with Rakuten Mobile, Inc. (Rakuten Mobile) to provide an extensive suite of application security services for the Rakuten Communications Platform (RCP), a next-generation “operator enabling platform.” On April 8, 2020, Rakuten Mobile … Continue reading “F5 Fortifies Partnership with Rakuten Mobile to Provide Advanced Application Security Services for the Rakuten Communications Platform”

Entrepreneurs and tech talents redefine local industries

Jun 29, 2020 Picture:  Renowned futurist addresses post-COVID-19 issues at E-Day event 29 June 2020 – The HKTDC Entrepreneur Day (E-Day), organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) on 16 and 17 July 2020. Under the theme “Revive‧Redefine”, the two-day event … Continue reading “Entrepreneurs and tech talents redefine local industries”

HKTDC Summer Virtual Expo goes live on Monday

Jun 29, 2020 Picture:  Connecting suppliers with global buyers in challenging times 28 June 2020 – Although there are signs that the COVID-19 outbreak is stabilising in some parts of the world, the demand for online sourcing continues to grow as physical trade fairs are still unable to be staged. To help companies rise to … Continue reading “HKTDC Summer Virtual Expo goes live on Monday”

Dense Air Partners With Spark to Enhance Mobile Broadband Services in New Zealand

Jun 29, 2020 Spark makes first live call using Dense Air’s ‘Radio-Network-as-a-Service’ solution and executes spectrum swap to maximize efficient delivery of 4G and 5G services. AUCKLAND, New Zealand, June 29, 2020 — Dense Air today announced that in conjunction with Spark it made the first live call via Dense Air’s ‘Radio-Network-as-a-Service’ solution. Both voice … Continue reading “Dense Air Partners With Spark to Enhance Mobile Broadband Services in New Zealand”

Sands China Announces Sands Shopping Carnival

Jun 29, 2020 Picture:  Family-friendly carnival Aug. 7-9 at Cotai Expo provides free business platform for local SMEs in support of Macao’s economic revival MACAO, June 29, 2020 — The Venetian® Macao is hosting a three-day Sands Shopping Carnival Aug. 7-9 at Cotai Expo. The carnival is the largest shopping event of its kind in … Continue reading “Sands China Announces Sands Shopping Carnival”

Vietnam’s “Rice ATMs” To Become Permanent

Jun 28, 2020 Picture:  The set-up of automatic dispensing machine providing free rice in Vietnam – originally a measure to help jobless people during the Covid-19 crisis – is now going to become a permanent instalment in the country to make life easier for the poor. The so-called “rice ATMs” have been installed starting in … Continue reading “Vietnam’s “Rice ATMs” To Become Permanent”

TAICCA Presenting the Best of Taiwan Cinema at Cannes Festival’s Online Marche du Film

Jun 28, 2020 Picture:  TAIPEI, June 28, 2020 — Due to the pandemic, the 73rd Cannes Film Festival transformed its highly anticipated film market to the online Marche du Film, starting from June 22 to 26. Seizing the opportunity to present Taiwan’s content industry to the world, the Taiwan Creative Content Agency (TAICCA) has set … Continue reading “TAICCA Presenting the Best of Taiwan Cinema at Cannes Festival’s Online Marche du Film”

NTU Makes Breakthrough for Breast Cancer Diagnosis

Jun 27, 2020 Picture:  Breast cancer is one of the most commonly diagnosed female cancers in Taiwan, as well as one of the leading causes of female cancer deaths. Certainly, early detection and diagnosis are critical to improving breast cancer treatment outcomes and patient survival rates. Conventional screening procedures include a clinical breast exam, breast … Continue reading “NTU Makes Breakthrough for Breast Cancer Diagnosis”

Bye Bye Black Smoke and Diesel Odors How Taichung Got the Greenest Bus System

Jun 27, 2020 Picture:  Silent, emission-free electric buses have quietly become the new normal in Taichung, once notorious for its dirty public transport. Taiwan’s second-largest city used a mix of measures to turn the public bus system around. Today, Taichung has the highest number of electric city buses, encouraging neighboring Changhua County to follow suit. … Continue reading “Bye Bye Black Smoke and Diesel Odors How Taichung Got the Greenest Bus System”

Interior Lifestyle China to take place in September 2021

Jun 27, 2020 Picture:  China’s leading international trade fair for the consumer goods sector, Interior Lifestyle China, is to be postponed from its September 2020 date, and will now take place in September 2021 at the Shanghai Exhibition Centre. With the fair’s focus on serving China’s growing consumer goods import market and the international makeup … Continue reading “Interior Lifestyle China to take place in September 2021”

Optimum preparation of bonding sites with CO2 snow

Jun 26, 2020 Picture:  Cleaning structural joining surfaces effectively and efficiently In order to save weight, an increasing number of assemblies used in the automotive industry today are made of plastic or lightweight metal which need to be glued together. The reliable pretreatment of the joining surfaces is a must, especially where structural components are … Continue reading “Optimum preparation of bonding sites with CO2 snow”

Thailand’s Ungowned and Unsung Heroes Play Significant Roles in Battling COVID-19

Jun 26, 2020 Picture:  BANGKOK, June 26, 2020 — Thailand’s success in containing the spread of COVID-19 has been attributed to many features found in many other countries, such as a robust healthcare system and active public cooperation. But one unique feature in Thailand, that is equally important, if not more, is the work done … Continue reading “Thailand’s Ungowned and Unsung Heroes Play Significant Roles in Battling COVID-19”

CUHK Scientists Develop a Novel Technology for Generating Biocatalysts for Biodiesel Production

Jun 25, 2020 Picture:  A research team from the School of Life Sciences at The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) has developed a novel method for extracting enzymes from bacteria, which lowers the production cost yet improves the enzyme’s stability. It also opens up a new avenue for the enzymatic production of biodiesel, an … Continue reading “CUHK Scientists Develop a Novel Technology for Generating Biocatalysts for Biodiesel Production”

Kick Butt and Chew Gum with Ninjala, Available Free Today for Nintendo Switch

Jun 25, 2020 Picture:  The Arena Battler Launches with Story Mode DLC, a Steve Aoki Remix of Kyary Pamyu Pamyu’s hit, Ninja Re Bang Bang, and an Episode of the Ninjala Animated Series TOKYO–GungHo Online Entertainment (GOE) today released its bubblegum arena brawler Ninjala exclusively for the Nintendo Switch. The free to play title features … Continue reading “Kick Butt and Chew Gum with Ninjala, Available Free Today for Nintendo Switch”

joimax® Signs National Distribution Partner in Taiwan

Jun 25, 2020 KARLSRUHE, Germany–joimax®, the German-based market leader in technologies and training methods for full-endoscopic and minimally invasive spinal surgery, is pleased to announce a new countrywide distributor in Taiwan, Hi-Clearance Inc. With the aim of building an effective, long-term relationship, the strategic supplier partnership is a further milestone in the international growth of … Continue reading “joimax® Signs National Distribution Partner in Taiwan”