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PTC ASIA 2019 to promote high-quality industrial development

PTC ASIA 2019 to promote high-quality industrial development
Leading fluid power transmission show, PTC ASIA 2019, will be held from October 23-26 at Shanghai New International Expo Center (SNIEC) to continue building a platform of interfacing intellige

Expert Eye: Why Southeast Asia’s global trade moment has arrived

Expert Eye: Why Southeast Asia’s global trade moment has arrived
If the ASEAN region was a single country it would be the seventh-largest economy in the world, with a combined GDP of $2.92 trillion in 2018. It is projected to rank as the fourth-largest economy b

Alibaba Cloud: Turning AI into actionable insights

Alibaba Cloud: Turning AI into actionable insights
The technological landscape has exploded in recent times, as the exponential rise of startups, innovation and R&D have pushed Industry 4.0 into full swing.  With this has come a new

How Echo Marine Group is navigating Australia onto the global yacht building stage

How Echo Marine Group is navigating Australia onto the global yacht building stage
“Aside from a few exceptions, the superyacht manufacturing industry centres around numerous German, Dutch, Italian and more recently some Turkish shipyards. Several of the German, Dutch and Italian

Business travel: A guide to Palau

Business travel: A guide to Palau
Perched above Indonesia and 550 kilometres to the west of the Philippines, Palau is an extraordinary nation. Made up of 340 coral and volcanic islands on the Kyushu-Palau Ridge, the archipel

Looking ahead to Australia's International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo

Looking ahead to Australia's International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo
Australia’s chief economist reported in June that the nation’s resource and energy exports are set to hit a new record of $285 billion in 2019–20, before falling back in 2020–21.The inc

Understanding China’s LNG buyers: A key topic at the 5th China LNG Summit

Understanding China’s LNG buyers: A key topic at the 5th China LNG Summit
The country, which leapfrogged South Korea to became the second-largest importer of LNG in 2017, just over a decade after its first ever shipments, is now on track to surpass Japan to become the wo

Expert Eye: Belt & Road – Protectionism and Supply Chains

Expert Eye: Belt & Road – Protectionism and Supply Chains
The Belt & Road Initiative (BRI) continues to feature in international headlines. However, many corporates are only now appreciating the full quantum of potential impact on their physical and f

Exclusive: Exploring Volvo Bus Corporation’s autonomous, electric vehicle trials in Singapore

Exclusive: Exploring Volvo Bus Corporation’s autonomous, electric vehicle trials in Singapore
“It’s an exciting time for public transport. Already half of the world’s population live in cities, and it’s estimated that this will rise to roughly two thirds of people by 2060.“When I’v

Q&A: Mastercard on the rise of real-time payments in Southeast Asia

Q&A: Mastercard on the rise of real-time payments in Southeast Asia
Money, for better or worse, has come to define civilizational development over thousands of years. The original idea of currency, physical coins resembling a certain value, has stuck with us

Exclusive: Telstra on North Asia’s digital transformation prospects

Exclusive: Telstra on North Asia’s digital transformation prospects
“The continent has a strong global standing in innovation. The digital revolution is enabling local businesses to thrive, while governments are leaving no stone unturned in the pursuit of creating

What to expect from Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel APAC in Singapore

What to expect from Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel APAC in Singapore
Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel APAC will bring together 200-plus global leaders from across post and logistics.Uniting integrators, commercial and postal operators, it will discuss

China earmarks $435 million for solar projects subsidies in 2019

China earmarks $435 million for solar projects subsidies in 2019
China's National Energy Administration has confirmed that it will be investing $435 million worth of subsidies into solar projects this year.Beijing will set an annual cap, for the

Event preview: Malaysian International Food and Beverage Fair

Event preview: Malaysian International Food and Beverage Fair
The 20th Malaysian International Food and Beverage (MIFB 2019) is the largest F&B focused trade event in Malaysia which offers an ideal business matching and networking platform for F&B ind

Amazon injects $404 million into India business

Amazon injects $404 million into India business
Amazon has recently infused $404 million into its India business as it seeks to climb up to the top of the online services market.It is currently in competition with ecom

Five reasons to attend FOOD2CHINA EXPO 2019

Five reasons to attend FOOD2CHINA EXPO 2019
FOOD2CHINA EXPO 2019, an experienced and professional exhibition in South China specialising in the imported food industry, will be held in Area C of Guangzhou Canton Fair Hall in Septemb 

Dell EMC provides Asia’s 5G forecast

Dell EMC provides Asia’s 5G forecast
Asia Pacific is a region on the up, a statement no better reflected by its rising emphasis on new technologies.According to GSMA, for example, APAC is expected to become the world’s largest

Countdown to CWC World LNG & Gas Series: Asia Pacific Summit

Countdown to CWC World LNG & Gas Series: Asia Pacific Summit
The Summit spans five days of exclusive content which includes two days of pre-summit workshops, two days of conference presentations and discussions, and a one-day site visit to Singapore LNG Co

TCTS: Facilitating the Future Telco

TCTS: Facilitating the Future Telco
It is safe to say that advancements in telecommunications technologies during the first two decades of the 21st century have been fundamental to the monumental progression seen in global

How is Microsoft driving educational opportunities across Asia?

How is Microsoft driving educational opportunities across Asia?
“I come from a family of educators, and after a stint working in New York I moved back to California and joined my mother in a small software company that made products to use in schools. “I

Two transport projects that will boost Asia-Pacific connectivity

Two transport projects that will boost Asia-Pacific connectivity
It is no secret that Asia is facing a huge deficit in transport infrastructure. With populations growing apace and rapid economic development facilitating a surge in consumers with disposabl

Expert Eye: Why Batteries are Key to Sustainable Energy in Southeast Asia

Expert Eye: Why Batteries are Key to Sustainable Energy in Southeast Asia
Demand for energy in ASEAN has grown by as much as 7.5 percent per year over the past four decades. Driven primarily by high economic growth and underpinned by increased urbanisation and ind

Feature: Honeywell Aerospace on a new era of aircraft maintenance technology

Feature: Honeywell Aerospace on a new era of aircraft maintenance technology
There are many predictions bandied about regarding the growth of IoT connected devices.  Whether it’s the popular 50 billion by 2020 or IHS Markit’s 125 billion by 2030, what is for cer

ASEAN Centre for Energy: Setting the Energy Agenda

ASEAN Centre for Energy: Setting the Energy Agenda
Southeast Asia is quickly becoming one of the most enterprising parts of the global energy system.According to the International Energy Agency, the energy demand of the Association of Southe