Thailand Soars to Asia’s No. 4 for International Conventions with Over 50 Billion Bt of Q2 2019 Revenue

May 18, 2019 Picture:  15 May 2019 Bangkok – Thailand’s MICE has soared to Asia’s no. 4 for international conventions with the number of meetings that reached 193. In Quarter 2, Thai MICE has continually grown in terms of volume and revenue. The number of domestic and foreign MICE travellers totalling 8 million has contributed … Continue reading “Thailand Soars to Asia’s No. 4 for International Conventions with Over 50 Billion Bt of Q2 2019 Revenue”

Jimmy Carter: Trump Called Me, He’s Bothered That “China Is Getting Ahead of US”

Carter advised Trump that “China has not wasted a single penny on war” Former President Jimmy Carter told a church congregation this weekend that he had spoken with President Donald Trump about China on Saturday, and said the commander in chief was worried that Beijing had outpaced its global rivals. According to Emma Hurt, a … Continue reading “Jimmy Carter: Trump Called Me, He’s Bothered That “China Is Getting Ahead of US””

Latest technologies in high demand at last week’s ISH China & CIHE

May 17, 2019 Picture:  Strong demand in the domestic market, including for clean energy heating solutions, ensured ISH China & CIHE concluded on a high note on 8 May. 72,613 visitors passed through the doors of the New China International Exhibition Center over three days to source the latest HVAC products and technologies, marking a … Continue reading “Latest technologies in high demand at last week’s ISH China & CIHE”

Cougar Soars Back to Engage Worldwide Pilot Shortage and Innovation Needs

May 16, 2019 Picture:  HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Cougar Aircraft Corp. has acquired the assets of the GA-7 Cougar light twin prop executive aircraft, designed and formerly produced by Grumman Gulfstream Aviation renown for military and corporate jets. Cougar now owns the FAA Type Certificate, production fixtures, and technology needed to build this aircraft, which is aimed … Continue reading “Cougar Soars Back to Engage Worldwide Pilot Shortage and Innovation Needs”

More than 12,000 buyers visit 2019 Medical and Healthcare Fair

May 15, 2019 Picture:  16 May 2019 – The 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), finished its three-day run (14 to 16 May) today. The fair welcomed more than 12,000 … Continue reading “More than 12,000 buyers visit 2019 Medical and Healthcare Fair”

Are Trump Tariffs the Wake Up Call China Needs to Stop Subsidizing the US, Unchain the Yuan, and Bury the Dollar?

For decades now China has kept its currency undervalued to the dollar and the US and China have both acted as if this was a boon to China. It is anything but. Yes, by keeping the yuan low China makes it easier for its good to compete on the American market, but only at the … Continue reading “Are Trump Tariffs the Wake Up Call China Needs to Stop Subsidizing the US, Unchain the Yuan, and Bury the Dollar?”

The Mercury – brand new hotel and serviced apartment in Tin Hau brings New York urban-chic lifestyle to Hong Kong

May 15, 2019 Hong Kong – 15 May 2019 Savills has been appointed as sole leasing agent for a New York styled hotel and serviced apartment: The Mercury. Located at 23 Mercury Street, Tin Hau, the property boasts 69 residences with premium services and facilities and is set to bring urban-chic living from New York’s … Continue reading “The Mercury – brand new hotel and serviced apartment in Tin Hau brings New York urban-chic lifestyle to Hong Kong”

AirMap rolls out partnerships with NASA and the FAA in the United States and plans to expand business in APAC

May 15, 2019 Picture:  HONG KONG, 15 May, 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– AirMap, the leading global airspace intelligence platform for drones, announced that it has been recently selected as a program partner for NASA’s TCL4 trials in the U.S. states of Texas and Nevada, along with the Federal Aviation Administration’s (FAA) UAS Traffic Management … Continue reading “AirMap rolls out partnerships with NASA and the FAA in the United States and plans to expand business in APAC”

IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 Returns to Shanghai, China, 11-14 June

May 14, 2019 SHANGHAI, China (9 May 2019) –( ASIA TODAY )– IAAPA, the global association for the attractions industry, hosted a press conference today of IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 (formerly Asian Attractions Expo), as IAAPA executive, attractions industry leaders, and industry media gather to preview the Expo. Scheduled to take place 11-14 June 2019 … Continue reading “IAAPA Expo Asia 2019 Returns to Shanghai, China, 11-14 June”

SteelSeries launches Arctis Pro headset line in Hong Kong; first high-fidelity and high-res certified audio systems for gaming

May 14, 2019 Picture:  Rival 650 Wireless mouse plus Stratus Duo multi-platform controller available now HONG KONG – May 14, 2019 – SteelSeries, the global leader in gaming peripherals, has launched the Arctis Pro Line raising the stakes in premium headset performance for gaming and entertainment on PlayStation 4, consoles and PC. Also announced today … Continue reading “SteelSeries launches Arctis Pro headset line in Hong Kong; first high-fidelity and high-res certified audio systems for gaming”

Chinese Tourists Can Now Pay with Alipay at More Than 300,000 Merchants in Japan, Six Times More Than a Year Ago

May 14, 2019 TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alipay, the world’s leading payment and lifestyle platform operated by Ant Financial, has connected more than 300,000 Japanese merchants as of early 2019 with tourists from Chinese mainland paying through the Alipay app. This was an increase of about 500 percent compared with the beginning of 2018, when 50,000 merchants in … Continue reading “Chinese Tourists Can Now Pay with Alipay at More Than 300,000 Merchants in Japan, Six Times More Than a Year Ago”

10th HKTDC Medical and Healthcare Fair opens today

May 14, 2019 Picture:  HONG KONG, May 14, 2019 – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and co-organised by the Hong Kong Medical and Healthcare Device Industries Association (HKMHDIA), the 10th HKTDC Hong Kong International Medical and Healthcare Fair (“Medical Fair”) started its three-day run (14 to 16 May) today at the … Continue reading “10th HKTDC Medical and Healthcare Fair opens today”

Huawei Overtakes Apple as 2nd Biggest Smartphone Brand in the World, Gaining on Samsung

China telecom giant Huawei has taken over Apple’s market share in China. That’s just based on phones, which are all on Android. Wait until they roll out their own operating system for their own devices. Then Apple will need to reinvent something like the hologram phone before it ever recovers its China market. The same … Continue reading “Huawei Overtakes Apple as 2nd Biggest Smartphone Brand in the World, Gaining on Samsung”

China’s Vast Fleet Is Tipping the Balance in the Pacific: A US Carrier Hasn’t Sailed the Taiwan Strait in 11 Years

Washington now displays the kind of caution around Chinese shores that would be unheard of 20 years ago. It still loves to provoke, but not so much it would risk a clash A generation ago, from mid-1995 into early 1996, China lobbed missiles in the waters around Taiwan as the self-governing island prepared to hold … Continue reading “China’s Vast Fleet Is Tipping the Balance in the Pacific: A US Carrier Hasn’t Sailed the Taiwan Strait in 11 Years”

Cambodia’s Damoasun Co. Ltd. Chooses Tokenization With The NASGO Blockchain To Launch Damoasun Casino

May 10, 2019 -Partnership Geared to Accelerate and Broaden Online and Offline Growth; Amplify Revenue Creation- HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–As a step in its ongoing vision to make tokenization accessible and pervasive for everyone, in every part of the world, NASGO,  www.Nasgo.com, a fast-growing Blockchain ecosystem, has announced its selection by Cambodian gaming company Damoasun Co. … Continue reading “Cambodia’s Damoasun Co. Ltd. Chooses Tokenization With The NASGO Blockchain To Launch Damoasun Casino”

Global Token Limited Debuts Smart Token ATM at Hong Kong international ICT Expo

May 08, 2019 HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Global Token Limited (HK:08192), a Hong Kong stock exchange listed company, exhibited at HK International ICT Expo, a leading global technology fair from 13 to 16 April at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. The company debuted its Smart Token Automatic Teller Machine (TATM), immediately attracting public media interview … Continue reading “Global Token Limited Debuts Smart Token ATM at Hong Kong international ICT Expo”

350,000 people celebrated Culture On the Move at 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan

May 08, 2019 Picture:  Taipei, TAIWAN –( ASIA TODAY )– This year’s Creative Expo Taiwan was the biggest ever, welcoming an estimated 350,000 people, and taking place for twelve days at five cultural and creative venues along Taipei’s new cultural corridor. This year’s theme was Culture On the Move, highlighting the old Civic Boulevard railroad … Continue reading “350,000 people celebrated Culture On the Move at 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan”

QNET Global Convention brings 13,000 Entrepreneurs to Penang

May 06, 2019 Picture:  Penang, Malaysia –( ASIA TODAY )– Prominent Asian direct selling company, QNET hosted a five-day global convention here recently, bringing together around 13,000 entrepreneurs from around the world to the island state. The high energy convention saw distributors of QNET from more than 30 countries converge at the Subterranean Penang International … Continue reading “QNET Global Convention brings 13,000 Entrepreneurs to Penang”

ADDING MULTIMEDIA Tricor Accelerates China Outbound Business with Acquisition of Richful Deyong

May 06, 2019 Acquisition firmly establishes Tricor as Asia’s Leading Business Expansion Specialist HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tricor Group (Tricor), Asia’s leading provider of business, corporate, investor and debt administration services, has acquired Richful Deyong (RFDY), a Hong Kong-based provider of integrated corporate and business services, focused on supporting mainland Chinese companies in their international corporate activities. … Continue reading “ADDING MULTIMEDIA Tricor Accelerates China Outbound Business with Acquisition of Richful Deyong”

COACH Hong Kong Named ‘Best Company to Work for in Asia 2019’ by HR Asia Magazine

May 06, 2019 Picture:  Recognized For Its Innovative, Digital-centric Talent Strategy And Opportunities Celebrating Individuality and Personal Growth HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–COACH Hong Kong (NYSE:TPR) announced that the Company has been awarded the “Best Company to Work for in Asia 2019” by HR Asia Magazine, a top regional publisher in the HR industry. The highly-reputable award … Continue reading “COACH Hong Kong Named ‘Best Company to Work for in Asia 2019’ by HR Asia Magazine”

Opening Tomorrow, Asia’s Leading Food and Hospitality Tradeshow HOFEX Hosts its Largest Edition Yet

May 06, 2019 Picture:  2,800+ international exhibitors from 74 countries and regions to exhibit at the four-day show at HKCEC from 7-10 May 2019 6 May 2019, Hong Kong –( ASIA TODAY )– Making its hugely anticipated return to Hong Kong, Asia’s leading food and hospitality tradeshow HOFEX opens tomorrow at the Hong Kong Convention … Continue reading “Opening Tomorrow, Asia’s Leading Food and Hospitality Tradeshow HOFEX Hosts its Largest Edition Yet”

CAPAS 2019 responds to local demand and addresses challenges in the market

May 06, 2019 The sixth edition of the Chengdu International Trade Fair for Automotive Parts and Aftermarket Services (CAPAS) is set to open on 23 to 25 May 2019 at the Chengdu Century City New International Exhibition & Convention Center in China. This year, professional buyers can explore a diverse range of products and services, … Continue reading “CAPAS 2019 responds to local demand and addresses challenges in the market”

Sprayground Opened Three Retail Stores in China on May 1st

May 03, 2019 Picture:  May 03, 2019 02:10 AM Hong Kong Time – NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Recognized as a leader in the travel and fashion space, creative rebel label Sprayground is making bold moves when it comes to global expansion. The brand brings a philosophy of creativity, individuality, and self-awareness through their niche offerings which are … Continue reading “Sprayground Opened Three Retail Stores in China on May 1st”

Hyundai Mobis: Speed Bumps? School Zones? … My Smart Car is Ready for Anything!

May 03, 2019 – Newly developed “preview air suspension” automatically adjusts vehicle height and absorbs road shock, linked with navigation data – Lowers vehicle height for improved view before entering school and playground zones from 500m away – Also developing further sophisticated suspension control technology based on proprietary camera May 03, 2019 09:00 PM Hong … Continue reading “Hyundai Mobis: Speed Bumps? School Zones? … My Smart Car is Ready for Anything!”

Yamanashi Kyoto Management Comments as Huawei Surpass Apple Becoming the Second Largest Smartphone Maker

May 03, 2019 May 03, 2019 03:55 PM Hong Kong Time – OSAKA, Japan–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yamanashi Kyoto Management analysts have noted in recent market figures that show Huawei Technologies Co. have surpassed Apple Inc. obtaining the second highest position in regards to smartphones sold in the first quarter of the year. The multinational telecommunications company has … Continue reading “Yamanashi Kyoto Management Comments as Huawei Surpass Apple Becoming the Second Largest Smartphone Maker”

How Erik Prince Used the Rise of Trump to Make an Improbable Comeback

When Erik Prince arrived at the Four Seasons resort in the Seychelles in January 2017 for his now-famous meetings with a Russian banker and UAE ruler Mohammed bin Zayed, he was in the middle of an unexpected comeback. The election of Donald Trump had given the disgraced Blackwater founder a new opportunity to prove himself. After years … Continue reading “How Erik Prince Used the Rise of Trump to Make an Improbable Comeback”

InnoVEX Brings Together Comprehensive Industry Supply Chain to Unleash Power of Innovation

May 01, 2019 Picture:  Connecting Global Startups with Taiwan’s Advantage Taiwan External Trade Development Council (TAITRA) announced today that this year’s InnoVEX, the startup platform of COMPUTEX, will feature a record high of 467 startups from 24 countries, a growth of 20% from last year. Repeat exhibitors include startups from France, the Netherlands, South Korea, … Continue reading “InnoVEX Brings Together Comprehensive Industry Supply Chain to Unleash Power of Innovation”

Groupe GM is Attending Asia’s Leading Hospitality Tradeshow HOFEX

May 02, 2019 Hong Kong, May 1st 2019 – Groupe GM Hong Kong, leader in the guest amenity industry, will be attending Hofex, Asia’s leading Food and Hospitality Tradeshow, in Hong Kong from 7–10 May 2019. Attracting over 42,000 regional visitors, Hofex is a leading event for food and hospitality traders. The tradeshow brings the … Continue reading “Groupe GM is Attending Asia’s Leading Hospitality Tradeshow HOFEX”

Health-Related Blockchain Leader MEDIKEY Goes Public on Bit-Z, Only a Month After It Was Listed on DIGIFINEX

May 02, 2019 May 02, 2019 03:09 PM Hong Kong Time – SEOUL, South Korea–(BUSINESS WIRE)–MEDIKEY, a platform that integrates health information into blockchain technology, announced that it went public on Bit-Z, the top 10 percent of cryptocurrency exchange. Before the listing, MEDIKEY was also listed on one of the world’s top five cryptocurrency exchanges, … Continue reading “Health-Related Blockchain Leader MEDIKEY Goes Public on Bit-Z, Only a Month After It Was Listed on DIGIFINEX”

Algorand Foundation Announces Research Leadership

May 02, 2019 Dr. Tal Rabin, former head of the Cryptography Research Group at IBM’s T. J. Watson Research Center, appointed to lead research at the Algorand Foundation May 02, 2019 04:00 PM Hong Kong Time – SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The Algorand Foundation today announced the appointment of Dr. Tal Rabin as the head of research. Named … Continue reading “Algorand Foundation Announces Research Leadership”

Favro Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner

May 02, 2019 May 02, 2019 07:00 PM Hong Kong Time – STOCKHOLM–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Favro, a leader in enterprise agile tools, has been named in the “Cool Vendors in Application Development” published on 5 November 2018 by Gartner, Inc., the world’s leading research and advisory company. According to Gartner analysts Keith Mann, Mike West, Nathan Wilson, … Continue reading “Favro Named a Cool Vendor by Gartner”

Tourism New Zealand joins hands with Tencent to boost Chinese tourism growth in 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism

May 02, 2019 Picture:  May 02, 2019 05:18 PM Hong Kong Time – HONG KONG–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Tourism New Zealand today announced that it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Tencent Holdings Limited (“Tencent”, 00700.HK), a leading provider of Internet value-added services in China, in Shenzhen, China, to jointly support the growth of Chinese Free … Continue reading “Tourism New Zealand joins hands with Tencent to boost Chinese tourism growth in 2019 China-New Zealand Year of Tourism”

Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc. Appoints Deborah Kirkham to its Board of Directors

May 01, 2019 Kirkham, the first female appointed to Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc.’s Board of Directors, will help to further expand company growth April 30, 2019 11:41 PM Hong Kong Time – SAN FRANCISCO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Pole To Win International, Inc. (PTW), industry-leading video games and tech services outsourcer, today announced that its CEO, Ms. Deborah Kirkham, … Continue reading “Poletowin Pitcrew Holdings, Inc. Appoints Deborah Kirkham to its Board of Directors”

GP&E, a Recognized Pioneer of Advanced Eco-Material in South Korea Moves its Way to North America and Launches its First USA Branch in San Jose

May 01, 2019 May 01, 2019 12:18 PM Hong Kong Time – SAN JOSE, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–GP&E Co., Ltd. is a leading global company with eco-friendly technology, based on integrated technologies of environment, biology, and nanochemistry. GP&E Co., Ltd. manufactures and supplies various kinds of high quality Humidity Sensors such as Humidity Indicator Cards (HICs) for … Continue reading “GP&E, a Recognized Pioneer of Advanced Eco-Material in South Korea Moves its Way to North America and Launches its First USA Branch in San Jose”

Gifts Fair and Printing Fair attract about 67,000 buyers, up 4%

Apr 30, 2019 Picture:  30 April 2019 – The 34th HKTDC Hong Kong Gifts & Premium Fair and the 14th Hong Kong International Printing & Packaging Fair both concluded today. Over a four-day period, the concurrent fairs welcomed a total of about 67,000 buyers from 150 countries and regions, an increase of 4% compared to … Continue reading “Gifts Fair and Printing Fair attract about 67,000 buyers, up 4%”