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Oct 14, 2021

(Hong Kong, 8 October 2021) The Hong Kong Exhibition & Convention Industry Association (“HKECIA”) welcomes the latest HKSAR Government’s Policy Address recognizing that the convention and exhibition industry is crucial to Hong Kong as an international trade centre, and announcing the further extension of the...

Jun 21, 2021

The government in Jakarta has set the ambitions goal for Indonesia to sell only electric cars and motorcycles by 2050 to gradually replace vehicles powered by combustion engines, Reuters wrote on June 14, citing the country’s energy minister.

Indonesia, which has plans to take part in the international...

Jun 21, 2021

Japan’s industry conglomerate Mitsubishi Corporation will invest in a 600-megawatt wind farm in Laos, the country’s first and the largest so far across Southeast Asia, which will supply electricity to Vietnam.

Mitsubishi said on June 16 that it reached an agreement to invest in the project’s developer,...

Jun 20, 2021

The Thai cabinet agreed to establish 26 April “National MICE Day” in order to raise the awareness and the importance of the MICE industry. The date selection is to honor 26 April 1882 during the reign of King Rama V when the first national exhibition was held.

Jun 11, 2021

香港,2021年6月7日 — 設計智識周(KODW)為香港設計中心的年度主題活動,由香港特別行政區政府「創意香港」(「創意香港」)擔任主要贊助機構,提供了一個獨特的跨領域學習及交流平台,探討環球趨勢及創新方案,以迎接當前最迫切的挑戰。設計智識周連繫超過 50 位企業家、業界精英和創新領袖,分別來自酒店、醫療、電子商務及數碼解決方案等界別,他們將於6月21至25日會議進行期間,與全球觀眾共同探討服務經濟行業在疫後時代的發展趨勢(所有實時直播論壇將於6月23及24日舉行)。

在環球新常態的發展下,採取以人為本的服務設計成為城市和企業在往後取得成功的關鍵因素。設計智識周 2021將以「服務設計 創新經濟」為主題,...

May 27, 2021

In a debut for Indonesia – although its seems a little late from the view of regional peers –, the country has introduced its first-ever unemployment benefit scheme as part of the government’s social security programme.

The scheme is designed to provide jobless people with cash stipends, skills training and...

May 08, 2021

Indonesia’s government established a new Ministry of Investment on April 28 to make it more convenient for domestic and foreign investors to do business in the country through a one-stop service authority.

The Ministry of Investment is the result of upgrading the bureaucratic status of the Investment...

May 08, 2021

Malaysia is setting up a new government entity to support the digital economy and the digitisation of businesses and administrative processes in the country.

The National Council of Digital Economy and Fourth Industrial Revolution, chaired by Malaysian Prime Minister Muhyiddin Yassin, has endorsed the...

May 04, 2021

Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau (Public Organization) or TCEB, The Department of Health, Ministry of Public Health with 23 partners signed MOU “Unlock MICE Cities with High Standard of Safety” to move economy forward in every relevant area, launch 10 MICE cities and improve hygiene standard in services...

Apr 01, 2021

The World Health Organization (WHO) states bipolar disorder is the disease with the third highest number of Disability-Adjusted Life Years (DALYs) and a higher risk of suicide among mental disorders. The lifetime prevalence of suicide attempts in patients with bipolar disorder is between 25.6% and 42%, while 10 –...

Mar 29, 2021

Highlighting COVID – 19 Prevention Best Practice to Boost Confidence of Global Trade Partners

Mar 28, 2021

Awareness of social innovation and commitment in Taiwan is continuously improving. Read about how social innovation-minded firms implement the SDGs while exploring opportunities for local and regional investment.

Mar 14, 2021

Smart traffic monitoring and operation centre in HCM City. Việt Nam targets to form digital Government by 2025. — Photo

HÀ NỘI — Minister of Information and Communications Nguyễn Mạnh Hùng said on Wednesday that the Government within the first quarter or early in the second quarter of this...

Mar 14, 2021

Developing markets are taking to online sourcing as COVID-19 pandemic restricts travel.

Fast-developing markets in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) are renowned for leap-frog technological progress. Kenya was a pioneer of online banking, bypassing the slow and expensive process of setting up peripheral...

Jan 23, 2021

Bangkok (ESCAP news) – The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) today launched the latest update of its Trade Intelligence and Negotiation Adviser (TINA), an online tool designed to assist trade policymakers and researchers in carrying out analytical tasks commonly...

Jan 10, 2021

Brunei’s ministry of finance and economy has unveiled the Brunei Darussalam Economic Blueprint on January 6, a strategic paper which sets goals to help the country move from an economy highly dependent on oil and gas to a “dynamic and sustainable economy.“

The blueprint is part of the country’s economic...

Jan 05, 2021

JAKARTA, 23 December 2020 – The ASEAN Ministers Responsible for Information (AMRI) endorsed the Framework for Promoting Accessibility for All in ASEAN Digital Broadcasting on 14 December.

Nov 28, 2020

Discipline in adhering to health protocols is a shared responsibility

Nov 14, 2020

The island is close to achieving its aim of meeting the power needs of a new generation of domestically relocated and overseas-headquartered high-tech manufacturers.

Since 2016, as part of a bid to meet rising demand from local and overseas‑invested businesses, Taiwan has been actively looking to develop its...