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IFAD President Gilbert Houngbo on India’s agrarian development

IFAD President Gilbert Houngbo on India’s agrarian development
Agriculture – the lifeblood of humanity.Although our world continues to urbanise at an alarming rate, PwC estimating that roughly 1.5 million new people become part of the global metropolita

Expert Eye: The next decade, from fitness to wellness

Expert Eye: The next decade, from fitness to wellness
In 2020, Asia is poised to take over the GDP of the rest of the world combined, and will contribute 90 percent of the world’s 2.4 billion new middle class by the end of the decade. As

Countdown to 6th Mining Investment Asia in Singapore

Countdown to 6th Mining Investment Asia in Singapore
Mining Investment Asia (www.mininginvestmentasia.com), South East Asia’s largest mining conference and exhibition, is deeply honour

How Alibaba’s Singles’ Day profits from technology

How Alibaba’s Singles’ Day profits from technology
Wherever you live, chances are that you’ve heard of Singles Day. It began as an obscure Chinese holiday celebrating the country’s bachelors – the date it’s held, November 11 (11.11) is a gra

Event preview: 9th Supply Chain Finance Summit

Event preview: 9th Supply Chain Finance Summit
The annual Supply Chain Finance Summit is set to return to Singapore in 2020. Registration is now open for the educational

Expert Eye: Telstra's advice for UK businesses looking to expand in Asia

Expert Eye: Telstra's advice for UK businesses looking to expand in Asia
To say there are huge business opportunities in Asia would be an immense understatement. With a population of over 2.3 billion spread across 16 countries, it is one of the most sought-after consume

A look inside this year’s edition of IMARC

A look inside this year’s edition of IMARC
The mining industry is a key staple of the global economy. From the technological innovations steaming out of Silicon Valley to China’s booming manufacturing industry, numerous markets world

Travel Guides: Exploring the 7,000 islands of the Philippines

Travel Guides: Exploring the 7,000 islands of the Philippines
The Philippines is a Southeast Asian nation consisting of 7,641 islands. It’s renowned for its pristine white sand beaches, emerald rice terraces and dramatic volcanic landscapes.With so

Talking data: An interview with Dr Felix Guerzoni of Shell Lubricants Asia Pacific

Talking data: An interview with Dr Felix Guerzoni of Shell Lubricants Asia Pacific
Eight of the world’s most populated countries are situated in Asia Pacific.China, India and Indonesia among them, the region is developing at breakneck speed both in terms of economic growth

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