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New ‘Coal in Asia’ segment to be launched at the 6th Mining Investment Asia Conference in Singapore in 2020

New ‘Coal in Asia’ segment to be launched at the 6th Mining Investment Asia Conference in Singapore in 2020
Mining Investment Asia, Southeast Asia’s largest mining conference and exhibition showcasing Southeast Asia’s mining sector to an

Northern Mariana Islands: Abound with nature and WW2 history

Northern Mariana Islands: Abound with nature and WW2 history
Described as an easy warm-weather escape northeast of Guam by Visit The USA, the Northern Mariana Islands are a dazzling group of 15 landmasses in the Philippine Sea. Now ran as US Commonwea

Q&A with Fujitsu: Inside Australia's largest supercomputer

Q&A with Fujitsu: Inside Australia's largest supercomputer
Exactly when the first computer was invented is still a matter of debate today. Some point to the ENIAC machine created by J. Presper Eckert and John Mauchly at the University of Pennsylvani

American Samoa: An unspoiled Polynesian paradise

American Samoa: An unspoiled Polynesian paradise
American Samoa, an unincorporated territory of the United States, is something of a Polynesian gem. Sat in the southern-central Pacific some 3,500 kilometres southwest of the US state of Haw

Mastercard: Dealing with the complexity of data protection

Mastercard: Dealing with the complexity of data protection
Data protection regulations are not new in Asia. It has been over three decades since Australia introduced its Privacy Act in 1988, and more than two since New Zealand and Hong Kong SAR brought in

Analysing Vietnam’s international integration and the associated opportunities

Analysing Vietnam’s international integration and the associated opportunities
The year is 1985 and Vietnam is one of the poorest countries in the world. The country had been left in a state of disrepair after the end of the 20-year Vietnam war, and the subsequent centralised

Bali: 5,780 square kilometres of paradise

Bali: 5,780 square kilometres of paradise
Bali is a destination for everyone. Popular amongst holidaymakers, yoga enthusiasts, digital nomads and honeymooners alike, the island is nothing less than 5,780 square kilometres of paradise nestl

Event preview: PTC ASIA 2019

Event preview: PTC ASIA 2019
PTC ASIA 2019 and ComVac ASIA 2019 are to be held grandly at Shanghai New International Expo Center on October 23-26 this year. As Asia’s leading power transmission

RWC 2019: Japan's $1.8 billion bonanza

RWC 2019: Japan's $1.8 billion bonanza
Japan, until recently, has been relatively unknown on the global rugby union stage. In 2015 on the south coast of the UK, in Brighton, the national side produced arguably the greatest upset

Sri Lanka: A small island nation packed with cultural, culinary and natural phenomena

Sri Lanka: A small island nation packed with cultural, culinary and natural phenomena
You’ll struggle to find a destination as small and navigable as Sri Lanka with so many significant cultural and natural sights. The country, nestled off the southeast coast of India, houses

Opinion: Brands need to do more to convince Asian consumers buying sustainable products

Opinion: Brands need to do more to convince Asian consumers buying sustainable products
Consumers in Asia-Pacific are concerned about the state of the environment and the consequences this may have for future generations. At the same time however, consumers admit that their purchasing

Building a strategic growth strategy for Asia’s energy transition

Building a strategic growth strategy for Asia’s energy transition
Written by: Narsingh Chaudhary, Executive Vice President, Asia Power Business at Black & VeatchAsia is embarking on an energy tran

Inside the tourism industry of Maldives

Inside the tourism industry of Maldives
Maldives, commonly referred to as Maldive Islands and formally known as Republic of Maldives, is a fascinating stretch of landmasses in the northern Indian Ocean. The independent nation is m

What to expect from a trip to Shanghai

What to expect from a trip to Shanghai
Synonymous with futuristic technologies and innovative architecture, Shanghai is a modern city that typifies China’s progressive qualities.Delving into the nucleus of the metropolis, you can

Evaluating the role of technology in ASEAN-6

Evaluating the role of technology in ASEAN-6
Behind the hype of industry 4.0, new-age technologies have developed a somewhat controversial reputation amongst many industries across Asia.According to a report from Oxford Economics and C

Exclusive: OYO Hotels and the road to becoming China's leading hotel brand

Exclusive: OYO Hotels and the road to becoming China's leading hotel brand
“I first identified the opportunity in the budget hospitality segment whilst working at Accor, as Chairman and COO for Greater China. “At that point, I hadn’t found a good solution to the pr

Opinion: How Singapore can embrace the man vs. machine dynamic

Opinion: How Singapore can embrace the man vs. machine dynamic
The current trend of automation and data exchange which leverages on converging technologies including cyber-physical systems, cloud computing, the Internet

Linde begins work on $1.4 billion manufacturing complex in Singapore

Linde begins work on $1.4 billion manufacturing complex in Singapore
Industrial gases and engineering company Linde has broken ground on a new integrated manufacturing complex to be located and integrated with its existing gasification facility on Jurong Island in S

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Fold in Korea

Samsung launches flagship Galaxy Fold in Korea
Samsung Electronics today announced the launch of the Galaxy Fold—a completely new category of mobile technology—available in Korea on September 6, followed by select countries including France, G

Aurecon helps deliver Southeast Asia's largest solar farm

Aurecon helps deliver Southeast Asia's largest solar farm
The Vietnamese government has announced that it will increase investment in renewable energy for energy security and economic development. As part of this initiative, it aimed to produce 5,0

Singapore launches first on-demand autonomous shuttle public trial

Singapore launches first on-demand autonomous shuttle public trial
The public trial will run from August 26 to November 15, 2019. Members of public visiting Sentosa will be able to hail an autonomous shuttle via the Ride Now Sentosa mobile app or at kiosks along a

China looks to deepen ties in Africa as it hosts African Energy Chamber delegation

China looks to deepen ties in Africa as it hosts African Energy Chamber delegation
To support growing energy cooperation and investment between China and Africa, Beijing is set to play host to the African Energy Chamber.CEOs and Chairmen from China’s state-owned energy com

News roundup: July - August

News roundup: July - August
TECHNOLOGY Huawei testing smartphone using own operating system Chinese tech giant Huawei is developing a smartphone using its own operating system, according to its sta

Volvo: Bringing a touch of Swedish class to Thailand's automotive market

Volvo: Bringing a touch of Swedish class to Thailand's automotive market
Volvo is synonymous with Nordic st