L’armée indonésienne inspecte 7 avions de combat français

L’armée indonésienne a procédé, dimanche, à une inspection complète de 7 avions français de type Dassault Rafale, atterris d’urgence la veille, à la base aérienne du sultan Iskandar Muda dans la province d’Aceh, au nord de l’île Sumatra. L’info a été révélée par l’Associated Press (AP), citant une source militaire indonésienne, selon laquelle cet atterrissage … Continue reading “L’armée indonésienne inspecte 7 avions de combat français”

Pyongyang demande l’aide de l’Onu pour récupérer un cargo saisi par les États-Unis, «pays gangster»

La Corée du Nord a appelé les Nations unies à prendre des «mesures urgentes» pour l’aider à récupérer un cargo saisi par les États-Unis, qualifié de «pays gangster». La Corée du Nord a demandé l’aide de l’Onu pour récupérer un cargo saisi au début du mois de mai par les États-Unis. Dans une lettre adressée … Continue reading “Pyongyang demande l’aide de l’Onu pour récupérer un cargo saisi par les États-Unis, «pays gangster»”

Geylang Serai Dazzles with close to 50 Light Installations for Hari Raya Light Up 2019

May 17, 2019 Picture:  Kampung spirit brought to life with light displays of cultural icons and community events SINGAPORE, May 17, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – Geylang Serai will be bathed in a sea of colourful lights from 3 May to 16 June 2019 as Hari Raya Light Up 2019 returns with a visual feast … Continue reading “Geylang Serai Dazzles with close to 50 Light Installations for Hari Raya Light Up 2019”

The Pompeo Smirk

No wonder Mr. Pompeo awkwardly laughed or, as it was described by some observers, “smirked,” when asked about the reports of the execution of four of the people with whom Mr. Trump and Mr. Pompeo had been negotiating a few shorts months ago. Their roles might have been reversed. The smirk made its appearance when … Continue reading “The Pompeo Smirk”

Bitmain and BitDeer Join Forces in New Marketing Initiatives

May 16, 2019 SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–BitDeer.com is excited to announce that the leading computing power-sharing platform is joining forces with China’s crypto mining giant Bitmain to forge a strategic brand alliance. The partnership has been kicked off through a series of cross-marketing initiatives with Antminer, BTC.com, and AntPool, three of Bitmain’s major subsidiary product lines. BTC.com … Continue reading “Bitmain and BitDeer Join Forces in New Marketing Initiatives”

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?”

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”

Haryana Entrepreneur Turns 5,000+ Kg of Waste Cooking Oil into Biofuel Every Day!

Three liquid-carrying tanker trucks stand outside a popular food chain outlet in Bawal, Haryana. They are here to collect the used cooking oil from the outlet that offers a wide range of fried food items. After using the oil twice, the restaurant is left with only one choice—to dispose of it. The high-quality oil finds … Continue reading “Haryana Entrepreneur Turns 5,000+ Kg of Waste Cooking Oil into Biofuel Every Day!”

ACA Leaders Forum 2019: Unlocking Potential for Cosmetics Businesses in Southeast Asia

May 14, 2019 Singapore, 14 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– In just two months, trade professionals from the cosmetics and personal care industry will gather in Singapore for the ACA Leaders Forum 2019. Organised by Southeast Asia’s cosmetics association – ASEAN Cosmetics Association (ACA), the event will take place on 24 July in the … Continue reading “ACA Leaders Forum 2019: Unlocking Potential for Cosmetics Businesses in Southeast Asia”

Singapore AI Company, AIQ, Announces Partnerships in Russia With Publicis Media Russia and VK.com, Russia’s Top Social Media

May 14, 2019 Over 105 Million Downloads from Partners’ Applications Using AIQ’s Technology to Date SINGAPORE & ST. PETERSBURG, Russia–(BUSINESS WIRE)–AIQ Pte Ltd, the Singapore-based AI startup with proprietary computer vision AI technology that transforms businesses in today’s increasingly mobile-first, online world, announced new partnerships with Publicis Media Russia (global leader in marketing, communication and … Continue reading “Singapore AI Company, AIQ, Announces Partnerships in Russia With Publicis Media Russia and VK.com, Russia’s Top Social Media”

Did a Third Party Hit Saudi Tankers to Push America to War With Iran?

Editor’s Note: Britain’s reaction has been to says the incident highlights the danger of “a conflict happening by accident” between the US and Iran. However if ships are damaged by mines that is no accident. Video has emerged showing damage to the Norwegian-flagged oil tanker Andrea Victory following a purported “sabotage” attack on multiple oil tankers off the coast of … Continue reading “Did a Third Party Hit Saudi Tankers to Push America to War With Iran?”

Singapore Ride-Hailing Firm Tada Launches In Cambodia

May 13, 2019 Picture:  Ride-hailing company Tada, a brand of Singapore-based tech firm MVL Technology, announced that it has entered Cambodia through a first branch in Phnom Penh. Tada claims to be one of the first consumer applications in the world to utilise blockchain technology. It promises zero commission taken from the drivers. The app … Continue reading “Singapore Ride-Hailing Firm Tada Launches In Cambodia”

Interprétation du discours du président Poutine au Forum 2019 des Nouvelles Routes de la Soie

Par Andrew Korybko – Le 27 avril 2019 – Source orientalreview.org Le président Poutine n’a laissé aucune place au doute, en proclamant fièrement que la Russie ainsi que l’Union Économique Eurasiatique, organisation d’intégration régionale pilotée par la Russie, opéraient une fusion stratégique avec la Chine et son projet La Ceinture et la Route. Ce processus aura des … Continue reading “Interprétation du discours du président Poutine au Forum 2019 des Nouvelles Routes de la Soie”

Ephéméride des luttes : 12 mai

Aujourd’hui 12 mai, la vie et la mort se croisent dans l’éphéméride des luttes, mais les grèves continuent, tout comme la volonté d’en finir avec toutes les structures d’oppression et d’exploitation. Aujourd’hui, on récupère des entreprises, on fait sauter des banques, on pleure des camarades. 1894 : A Paris, une bombe anarchiste explose devant l’hôtel … Continue reading “Ephéméride des luttes : 12 mai”

La Suisse lave plus blanc. Mais ça pue quand même… Boîte de réception x

Algérie : la belle-fille d’Issad Rebrab et le paradis fiscal d’Obwald De notre correspondant à Genève, Ian Hamel, LePoint.fr, le J. 09/05/2019 à 12:06 Pui Yan Leung, la belle-fille de l’homme le plus riche d’Algérie, est à la tête d’une société perdue au milieu des vaches. Pour vouloir s’installer à Sarnen, la capitale du demi-canton … Continue reading “La Suisse lave plus blanc. Mais ça pue quand même… Boîte de réception x”

INFICON Recognized with Supplier Excellence Award from ON Semiconductor

May 10, 2019 FabGuard Software Brings Efficiency and Cost Savings to ON Semiconductor Processes EAST SYRACUSE, N.Y.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–INFICON Inc., a leading supplier of vacuum instrumentation and process control software to the semiconductor manufacturing industry, has been recognized by ON Semiconductor as their 2018 Front End Site Supplier of the Year. Jeffrey P. Wincel, Vice President … Continue reading “INFICON Recognized with Supplier Excellence Award from ON Semiconductor”

Islam and Environmentalism

by Austin Bodetti Across the Global South, community leaders, politicians, and scientists are wrestling with how to rally their compatriots to combat climate change and prepare their countries for the dangers of environmental degradation. In several corners of the Muslim world, academics and environmentalists have looked for inspiration from a source that has mobilized countless … Continue reading “Islam and Environmentalism”

Nouvel accès de fièvre entre les États-Unis et la Corée du Nord

La justice américaine annonce la saisie d’un cargo nord-coréen accusé de violer les sanctions visant le pays, dans un contexte déjà tendu après le lancement de deux missiles. Pyongyang, qui a déjà effectué des tirs il y a moins d’une semaine, aurait procédé jeudi au tir de deux missiles au moment où l’émissaire américain pour … Continue reading “Nouvel accès de fièvre entre les États-Unis et la Corée du Nord”

L’armée sud-coréenne affirme que Pyongyang a tiré deux missiles

Pyongyang aurait procédé ce 9 mai au tir de deux missiles alors que l’émissaire américain pour la Corée du Nord Stephen Biegun est en visite à Séoul, selon un communiqué de l’armée sud-coréenne. Celle-ci affirme que la Corée du Nord a «tiré ce qui semble être deux missiles de courte portée». Les tirs auraient été effectués vers l’est sur des distances respectives … Continue reading “L’armée sud-coréenne affirme que Pyongyang a tiré deux missiles”

Italy showcases its eminent wines from over 60 wineries at the Gambero Rosso Top Italian Wines Roadshow 2019

May 06, 2019 Picture:  Singapore, 6 May 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– The annual Gambero Rosso’s Top Italian Wines Roadshow opens its doors today to showcase and celebrate an exquisite collection of fine wines from Italy’s renowned wineries and wine estates. The annual show is an important international event on the calendar of the wine … Continue reading “Italy showcases its eminent wines from over 60 wineries at the Gambero Rosso Top Italian Wines Roadshow 2019”

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”

Kulicke & Soffa to Participate in SEMICON Southeast Asia 2019

May 06, 2019 SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kulicke & Soffa Industries, Inc. (NASDAQ: KLIC) (“Kulicke & Soffa”, “K&S” or the “Company”), announced today that it will be participating at the SEMICON Southeast Asia (SEA) 2019 trade show at MITEC in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, from May 7 through 9, 2019. Kulicke & Soffa’s Hybrid equipment will be featured at … Continue reading “Kulicke & Soffa to Participate in SEMICON Southeast Asia 2019”

JOJ 2022 Mise en place du basket à 3×3 : Le Cnoss demande à la Fédé d’accélérer la cadence

Le Comité national olympique et sportif sénégalais (Cnoss) a demandé à la Fédération sénégalaise de basket de prendre les dispositions idoines pour la mise en place du basket à 3×3, l’une des épreuves choisies pour les prochains Jeux olympiques de la jeunesse (Joj), prévus en 2022 au Sénégal. A trois ans du coup d’envoi de … Continue reading “JOJ 2022 Mise en place du basket à 3×3 : Le Cnoss demande à la Fédé d’accélérer la cadence”

La Corée du Nord tire plusieurs missiles en mer du Japon

La Corée du Nord a tiré samedi plusieurs missiles à courte portée en direction de la mer du Japon, a annoncé l’armée sud-coréenne, alors que le processus de dénucléarisation de Pyongyang est dans l’impasse. La Corée du Nord «a lancé plusieurs missiles à courte portée depuis la péninsule de Hodo, près de la ville côtière … Continue reading “La Corée du Nord tire plusieurs missiles en mer du Japon”

ACROMEC Secures S$4.70 Million Contract to Add to Order Book

May 03, 2019 Picture:  – Wholly-owned subsidiary ACROMEC Engineers awarded contract for laboratory and office fit-out at Alexandra TechnoPark – ACROMEC order book now stands at approximately S$32 million SINGAPORE, May 3, 2019 – (ACN Newswire) – ACROMEC Limited (“ACROMEC”, or the “Company” and together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”), an established specialist engineering service … Continue reading “ACROMEC Secures S$4.70 Million Contract to Add to Order Book”

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”

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”

Sea Asia 2019 Wraps Up With Global Maritime Leaders Preparing Industry For Upcoming Regulations And Global Developments

Apr 30, 2019 Picture:  SINGAPORE, April 30, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — Sea Asia, which took place in Singapore from 9 – 11 April 2019, wrapped up three days of intense discussion with the launch of the third Sea Asia industry insights report, ‘Navigating Through Shifting Regulatory and Geopolitical Landscapes in Maritime’. Released today, the report explores … Continue reading “Sea Asia 2019 Wraps Up With Global Maritime Leaders Preparing Industry For Upcoming Regulations And Global Developments”

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%”

Badminton star Tai Tzu-ying sets record for most total weeks as world No. 1

Taiwan star Tai Tzu-ying set a new record for most accumulated weeks as women’s singles world No. 1, according to the latest Badminton World Federation rankings released April 30.   Tai has held the top spot for a total of 125 weeks, besting by one the mark she previously shared with China’s Li Xuerui. The … Continue reading “Badminton star Tai Tzu-ying sets record for most total weeks as world No. 1”

Manipur Girl Quits Singapore Job, Brews Up Herb Tea to Empower Local Ladies!

It is around 8 am and 45-year-old Pratima is excited to begin her day. Her daily sojourn through Imphal’s Ima Keithal market or Mother’s market is a sensory onslaught of brightly coloured textiles in myriad shades, the array of spices tempering the air, and stalls bursting with fresh flowers, fruits and vegetables. Pratima loves the … Continue reading “Manipur Girl Quits Singapore Job, Brews Up Herb Tea to Empower Local Ladies!”

Singapore’s Startup Ecosystem Grows To 150 VC Funds, Malaysia Follows

Apr 29, 2019 Picture:  Singapore’s ambition to create an ecosystem to support startups is gaining ground as the city-state is meanwhile home to more than 150 venture capital funds, Bloomberg News reported. L’Oreal, Microsoft and Oracle are among more than 100 corporations offering incubator and accelerator programs, the agency cited Enterprise Singapore, the government entity … Continue reading “Singapore’s Startup Ecosystem Grows To 150 VC Funds, Malaysia Follows”

Big Wins for BC&F Dentsu at the 2019 APAC Effies

Apr 29, 2019 Picture:  Claims title as the third most effective agency across Asia Pacific April 29, 2019 10:30 AM Hong Kong Time – SINGAPORE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Dentsu Brand Agencies is proud to announce that Barnes, Catmur & Friends Dentsu had a great night at the 2019 APAC Effies, finishing in third place overall against agencies many … Continue reading “Big Wins for BC&F Dentsu at the 2019 APAC Effies”

Industry Leading Exhibitions METALTECH & AUTOMEX set to Serve up an Historic 25th edition at MITEC in May

Apr 29, 2019 Picture:  KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 29, 2019 /PRNewswire/ — METALTECH, Malaysia’s largest event dedicated to metalworking and machine tools, alongside AUTOMEX, Malaysia’s leading Automation and Technology Exhibition, are ready to break the record books next month as they celebrate their 25th anniversary with a much anticipated move to Malaysia International Trade and … Continue reading “Industry Leading Exhibitions METALTECH & AUTOMEX set to Serve up an Historic 25th edition at MITEC in May”

Globetrotting Couple Travel Across 170 Countries Without Quitting Their Jobs!

“Travelling does not always have to be a route to escape. It can also be one leading to unimaginable discoveries!” exclaims a 45-year-old couple who has travelled almost the entire world. Meet Sangeetha Ranganath and Prasanna Veeraswamy, who travelled to almost 170 countries together, all the while keeping their full time jobs intact. Sangeetha and … Continue reading “Globetrotting Couple Travel Across 170 Countries Without Quitting Their Jobs!”

STB and Alibaba Group join forces to co-market Singapore, enhance visitor experience and drive spend among Chinese visitors

Apr 26, 2019 The three-year Memorandum of Understanding will kick off with a “Passion Made Possible Privileges” campaign in the second half of 2019 Singapore, 16 April 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– The Singapore Tourism Board (STB) signed a three-year Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Alibaba Group today to drive visitor arrivals and spending. The … Continue reading “STB and Alibaba Group join forces to co-market Singapore, enhance visitor experience and drive spend among Chinese visitors”

Moonton Kicks Off Mobile Legends’ 515 Unite Campaign in Singapore

Apr 26, 2019 The 515 Unite global campaign with the slogan United We Win has been launched to bring gamers and the general public to the Mobile Legends game April 26, 2019 02:08 AM Hong Kong Time – SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mobile game developer Moonton Shanghai Technology proudly announces that they have now launched their 515 Unite … Continue reading “Moonton Kicks Off Mobile Legends’ 515 Unite Campaign in Singapore”

Baoneng Times Bay Ushers in a New Age of Asia

Apr 26, 2019 April 26, 2019 01:18 PM Hong Kong Time – SHAN TOU CITY, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Since April 25, appearances of China’s Shantou have been made frequently in the MBK Business Circle, Singapore Orchard Road and Bukit Bintang in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, after the Baoneng Times Bay made its debut on the NASDAQ Screen of … Continue reading “Baoneng Times Bay Ushers in a New Age of Asia”

India’s First Right-To-Healthcare Law: What It Means & Why You Should Care

Article 21 of the Constitution guarantees protection of life and personal liberty to every citizen. Under the laws of this country, the State is obligated to maintain basic health services for all citizens, but how often does it deliver? Ironically, in a country where tens of millions are pushed into the jaws of poverty every … Continue reading “India’s First Right-To-Healthcare Law: What It Means & Why You Should Care”

240 graphic IP brands exhibit at 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan

Apr 25, 2019 Picture:  Fair On the Move – Licensing in Taipei Expo Park – Expo Dome, April 24-28 25 April 2019, Taipei, TAIWAN –( ASIA TODAY )– The annual Creative Expo Taiwan IP licensing exhibition takes place again at Taipei Expo Park – Expo Dome from April 24 to 28. A total of 240 … Continue reading “240 graphic IP brands exhibit at 2019 Creative Expo Taiwan”

Changi Airport Group honours airline partners at Changi Airline Awards 2019, held at Jewel Changi Airport

Apr 25, 2019 Picture:  SINGAPORE, 25 April 2019 –( ASIA TODAY )– Changi Airport Group (CAG) celebrated another year of strong airline partnerships today at the Changi Airline Awards 2019, held at Jewel Changi Airport’s Cloud9 Piazza. Gracing the event was Guest of Honour Dr Lam Pin Min, Senior Minister of State, Ministry of Transport … Continue reading “Changi Airport Group honours airline partners at Changi Airline Awards 2019, held at Jewel Changi Airport”