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Swaraj, who inaugurated the 5th Round Table of Association of Southeast Asian nations (Asean) India Network of Think Tanks here, emphasised on ... in our engagement with South East Asia, in enhancing our strategic ties with Asean across 3 Cs. These 3Cs are commerce, connectivity and culture," she ...
This is well short of the technological capacity needed to deploy orbital weapon systems, but will cause some unease among Asian power-brokers China, ... Space programs in Asia have largely been driven by competition for the US$300 billion global commercial transponders market, which is expected to ...

PREMIUM Over US$25 billion in gross merchandise volume was settled within 24 hours through Alibaba's online retail marketplaces in the "Ali-double-11" global e-shopping festival on Nov. 11, 2017. Another leading e-commerce platform, JD.COM, reported $19 billion in online orders on the same day.
The rating agency is downgrading Wanda Commercial for a second time since 2016. Fitch also maintained its 'Rating Watch Negative' to reflect the continued lack of definitive funding channels to boost Wanda's offshore liquidity. Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, parent of Wanda Commercial ...
More importantly, with Go-Jek being part of the Tencent faction, we expect the company to push Go-Pay into other Southeast Asian countries through its community and commerce platforms such as sea (Garena, Shopee, etc.), Traveloka, and JD. Following rumors in November, Go-Jek finally announced its ...
Evangelical about digitizing consumer banking and determined to restructure the corporate bank to reflect modern trade patterns and commercial needs, the ... Alipay, WeChat, Line, Grab, Lazada; the great and the good of Asia-Pacific e-commerce and social media have all been courted and joined by Citi.

In fact, Lazada predicts that more than two million new customers will adopt online shopping in 2018, with a 30% increase in the frequency of shopping online monthly, further catalysing the nation's overall e-commerce growth. According to Hans-Peter Ressel, Chief Executive Officer of Lazada Malaysia, ...
This shopping plaza, which we've affectionately dubbed a micro-Asia Town, is just one example of the recent rise in East Asian cuisine (and the ... and has attracted not just people but businesses as well," galileo Jumaoas, president of the Greater Dallas Asian American Chamber of Commerce, said by ...
The rating agency is downgrading Wanda Commercial for a second time since 2016. Fitch also maintained its 'Rating Watch Negative' to reflect the continued lack of definitive funding channels to boost Wanda's offshore liquidity. Chinese conglomerate Dalian Wanda Group, parent of Wanda Commercial ...
... of the world's passenger and commercial motor vehicles. The U.S. was the undisputed global leader in most areas of commerce with a generally market-based, pro-business environment and competitors in Europe and Asia whose factories and infrastructure were greatly damaged or destroyed by the fact ...
Alibaba's entry into Southeast Asia served as social proof for many entrepreneurs and businesses that they were onto something big, which led to a year of exuberance for e-commerce in the region. "We're just at the beginning, [the Alibaba-Lazada deal] will kickstart the whole cycle. It will attract more ...
More importantly, with Go-Jek being part of the Tencent faction, we expect the company to push Go-Pay into other Southeast Asian countries through its community and commerce platforms such as sea (Garena, Shopee, etc.), Traveloka, and JD. Following rumors in November, Go-Jek finally announced its ...
Alibaba's entry into Southeast Asia served as social proof for many entrepreneurs and businesses that they were onto something big, which led to a year of exuberance for e-commerce in the region. "We're just at the beginning, [the Alibaba-Lazada deal] will kickstart the whole cycle. It will attract more ...
... Jr.'s plan to revive New York after the Great Depression by building a "city within a city" that would provide jobs for New Yorkers and convert a neighborhood known as "the speakeasy belt" into a commercial hub. ... We have briefings timed for the Australian, Asian, European and American mornings.
The theme of the mega show -- 'Ancient Route, New Journey: Diaspora in the Dynamic Asean-India Partnership' -- aims to highlight the ancient human, maritime, cultural, commercial and religious links between India and Southeast Asia, and promote greater economic, cultural and diplomatic cooperation, ...
While small-cap stocks, such as Asia Commercial Holdings Limited (SEHK:104) with its market cap of HK$344.71M, are popular for their explosive growth, investors should also be aware of their balance sheet to judge whether the company can survive a downturn. Specialty Retail businesses operating in ...
2017 has proved a vital year for Malaysia's e-commerce arena. The nation has sped up initiatives to develop its digital economy, with the establishment of the Digital Free Trade Zone (DFTZ). This partnership with Jack Ma and Alibaba is set to boost Malaysia's e-commerce market.

In 2017 alone, the internet economy in Southeast Asia is expected to top $50 billion, making it one of the fastest-growing and lucrative industries in the world. According to a report co-authored by Google and Temasek, a Singapore-based investment company, the number of internet users will witness ...
The 2016 full-year results for Asia Commercial Joint-Stock Bank (ACB) are remarkable. For a start, the Vietnamese bank--one of the sector's leaders--managed to achieve all of its objectives for the year, as per its 2014-18 strategy roadmap. As far as financial performance is concerned, moreover, the 12 ...
Six years ago, as Lazada watched Alibaba conclude yet another record-breaking 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in China, its management decided to bring the concept to Southeast Asia. And with that, the region's leading e-commerce platform started an "Online Revolution," its own annual shopping ...
There was also apparently a second, longer advert - a 30 second TV commercial which showed seven women. The black woman in it, Lola Ogunyemi, has said that she had a positive experience with the Dove team and that she believes that the objective of the ad was to highlight that all skin is deserving ...
e-commerce in many Asian markets will see double-digit growth in the next five to 10 years. ... Information communication technology drives the development of e-commerce by expanding the volume and capacity of online communication, especially the use of fibre-optic cables and commercial satellites.
One indication of air demand: shippers and forwarders are having difficulty securing space on planes out of Asia. Photo credit: Shutterstock. Air freight rates rose steadily through 2017, and booming demand for new technology products and e-commerce that filled available cargo space is expected to ...
2017 has been a vital year for e-commerce in Southeast Asia as seen when Google & Temasek recently adjusted their 2016 predictions upwards, stating that the digital economy will be worth US$50 billion (RM203.94 billion) by end 2017. Though Google & Temasek did not release any country-specific ...
e-commerce in many Asian markets will see double-digit growth in the next five to 10 years. ... Information communication technology drives the development of e-commerce by expanding the volume and capacity of online communication, especially the use of fibre-optic cables and commercial satellites.
KL Lip Care just released a commercial for their lip balm in Thailand that would raise eyebrows in America. The ad plays on the "boy love" dramas popular in Asian countries. The genre generally features two teenage boys slowly realizing their love for each other. The stories are incredibly popular with ...
In 2017 alone, the internet economy in Southeast Asia is expected to top $50 billion, making it one of the fastest-growing and lucrative industries in the world. According to a report co-authored by Google and Temasek, a Singapore-based investment company, the number of internet users will witness ...
The data compiled from Malaysia's three major online marketplaces -- Lazada, 11street and Shopee -- revealed that 70 percent of the online transactions on Single's Day and MyCyber sales were done through mobile devices, said iPay88, a leading regional payment gateway provider in South East Asia.
The 2016 full-year results for Asia Commercial Joint-Stock Bank (ACB) are remarkable. For a start, the Vietnamese bank--one of the sector's leaders--managed to achieve all of its objectives for the year, as per its 2014-18 strategy roadmap. As far as financial performance is concerned, moreover, the 12 ...
Six years ago, as Lazada watched Alibaba conclude yet another record-breaking 11.11 Global Shopping Festival in China, its management decided to bring the concept to Southeast Asia. And with that, the region's leading e-commerce platform started an "Online Revolution," its own annual shopping ...
Stagnant wages and e-commerce ravage Indonesia's department stores. Single-digit growth replaces double-digits as the new norm in ... Many of the vacant store fronts in the country's commercial centers are due to the increase in e-commerce. According to one survey, online sales surged 22% in 2017 ...
He added that Southeast Asian e-commerce operator, Lazada, currently offered a loyalty programme, LiveUp, that was available at S$49.9 a year and offered members free shipping with no minimum spend. Amazon Prime membership, on the other hand, would total S$107.88 per annum at its regular ...
In total, 13 of 35 Vietnamese commercial banks have listed shares on the stock market. If successful, HD Bank will be the first among eight Vietnamese commercial banks hoping to list in 2018. The others are Orient Commercial Bank, Techcombank, Nam A Bank, VietABank, TPBank, Maritime Bank and ...
Outside of transport, the Alibaba Group, which dominates online shopping in China, controls a regional e-commerce company called Lazada and has invested in Tokopedia, an Indonesian site. Tencent is a major shareholder of sea, a Singapore-based company that operates a video game platform, ...
China will proactively support enterprises to increase the production of natural gas as well as diversify the import of overseas natural gas, said Gao Feng, a spokesman for the Ministry of commerce, Shanghai Securities Journal reported. Imported natural gas has become one of the most important sources ...
Asia is benefiting more than any other region in the world from the global e-commerce boom, which has introduced a new dynamic to international trade. Global retail e-commerce sales have grown faster than traditional retail sales since 2014. E-commerce in many Asian markets will see double-digit ...
China Eastern airlines and BlueFocus IFEC have jointly conducted a simulation for what they call the world's first "Air to Home" inflight shopping service, which allows passengers to make inflight purchases on their mobile devices and have them delivered to the recipient's doorstep. The new service will ...
Amazon is increasing its focus on Southeast Asia after the e-commerce giant launched its Prime service in Singapore. The U.S. firm landed in Singapore, its first market in Southeast Asia, in July initially offering Prime Now, its e-commerce service with an aggressive two-hour delivery window. From this ...
The Philippines is embracing e-commerce a bit later than its Southeast Asian siblings. ... The Philippines' e-commerce market is expected to grow significantly over the next few years, however, with eCommerceiq Asia speculating that the Philippines' online market would likely balloon to US$10 billion by ...
Tokyo -- Japan Display affiliate JOLED has brought in Sumitomo chemical to help fund a new plant making organic light-emitting diode display panels via a novel low-cost method, though many more contributions are needed to make that plan a reality. The Japanese display maker, formed in the merger ...
The investment market is likely to see an increase in new entrants from both Europe and Asia in 2018. The quality of the office stock, combined with the longer lease terms in Ireland, has already attracted a number of Singaporean and Korean funds and we anticipate further demand from these markets, ...
By Asia Times staff December 5, 2017 5:09 PM (UTC+8) ... yuan Wenfeng, C919 project director, said his team wanted to make the first commercial delivery of the new airliner in 2021, as a "gift" marking the 100th anniversary of the establishment of the Communist Party of China. Meanwhile, a fifth runway has been built at ...
This also means that these kinds of finance services can be easily integrated to the check-out process of an e-commerce service. An e-commerce service can also integrate many lending services to their service offering, and a lending service can be integrated to many e-commerce services. It opens the ...
India is a market to watch out for with a projected value of US$82.7b. With Asia's highly-developed retail market and the entry of several players in the online retail scene, it comes as no surprise that the e-commerce space is projected to expand to US$1.601t in 2021, according to BMI Research estimates.
Aiming to help retailers and brands deliver seamless and relevant shopping experiences across all devices and channels, Criteo today announced its vision to build the highest performing and open commerce marketing ecosystem. As its first move toward that ambition, Criteo has launched Criteo Audience ...
The move, recognising Singapore firms' potential to unlock South-East Asia for Chinese companies looking to go international, was announced on ... A study by Google and Temasek Holdings last year predicted that e-commerce in South-East Asia will grow 16-fold in the coming decade, reaching US$88 ...
Hong Kong - Alibaba Group Holding Ltd. plans to sell $7 billion in bonds in the biggest dollar bond sale this year by an Asian corporate issuer. The Chinese e-commerce giant is offering the notes in five parts, with maturities of 5.5, 10, 20, 30 and 40 years, according to people familiar with the offering, ...
Naspers' portfolio sprawls into 120 countries and includes cash-guzzling investments in e-commerce sites and online classifieds which some shareholders complain have weighed on the Cape Town-based group. But the classifieds business, Van Dijk said, has turned profitable in the past six months once ...
The CEO of the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB), Mark Machin, said investing in Alibaba is currently the best project for the most return in China, followed by investing in the logistics sector, Yicai.com reported. The company has been expanding its investment in China, ranging from private ...
The anti-dumping and anti-subsidy probes are separate from commerce's national security investigations into aluminum and steel imports that could lead to broad import restrictions for both metals. U.S. steel and aluminum makers both blame Chinese excess capacity for depressing global prices and ...


 

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