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The International Geothermal Association (IGA), organizes together with the International Energy Agency- Geothermal technology Collaboration Programme (IEA Geothermal TCP) and the trade fair Offenburg a Southeast Asia Symposium. The target group of this event are representatives of the ...
Considerable concern surrounded the export potential for U.S. distiller's dried grains with solubles (DDGS) following an adverse trade policy decision by Vietnam, a historic top buyer, in December 2016. Instead, however, the U.S. Grains Council (USGC) reports that other countries in the region increased ...

The tours and adventures startup space attracted a great deal of attention in 2017 in terms of investment, some merger and acquisition activity and the growth of existing players. It continues to attract many startups with different takes on how the challenges of the sector might be solved whether it be from a geographic ...
Whether you are traveling to Cambodia, Vietnam or Thailand, it is crucial to be prepared in advance. There are many risks of traveling abroad, but if you are fully prepared the problems you experience throughout your trip will be minimal. Traveling is very rewarding for all age groups, as long as know what ...
The number of blocked sites, as documented by independent internet monitors, is on the rise in nearly every Southeast Asian nation, part of a wider downturn in freedom of information across the region. What started out as a move to limit access to certain "illicit" sites, such as those hosting pornography or ...
Niko Partners' recent 2017 Southeast Asia Mobile Games market Report and Forecast states that taking the time to learn what works in Vietnam is essential. Localisation into Vietnamese, implementing Chinese influences such as graphic style and user interface, as well as adding social and multiplayer ...

Bangkok -- Southeast Asian governments are finding themselves caught between pressure to meet regional power demands and backlash from citizens fearing the environmental effects of coal-fired electrical plants. How these growing economies will resolve the conflicting interests could have major ...
Local luxury lifestyle magazine Unreserved will be relaunched across Southeast Asia, after the acquisition by its then-publisher and chief creative officer Kassandra Kassim, according to the statement. The magazine will first hit the news stands in Malaysia with its inaugural monthly issue in March 2018, ...
The hotel market in Southeast Asia is as unorganised as the market in India. It is, therefore, no surprise that players like OYO, Pandabed and RedDoorz have made an entry. RedDoorz is an asset-light budget accommodation brand and service offering for hotels, resorts, inns, service apartments, B&B, and ...
Southeast Asia - ASEAN From celebrating its Golden Jubilee on August 8, 2017, to Indonesia becoming the 100th member of the Madrid System for trademarks, the last few months have witnessed the Association of Southeast Asian nations ("ASEAN") being in the news for all the right reasons. In this article ...
Big opportunities abound in Southeast Asia for internet-savvy investors to nurture the growth of a new generation of technology entrepreneurs who can become the "Jack Ma and Pony Ma" of the region, according to venture capital firm MindWorks Ventures. Hong Kong-based MindWorks sees a funding gap ...
As I noted late last year, 2017 was a disastrous year for democracy in Southeast Asia. Democratic rights and freedoms already have been in decline in Southeast Asia for more than a decade, but 2017 was perhaps the worst year for the region in that decade. Cambodia's semi-democratic system collapsed ...
Faced with a shrinking population and domestic market, it has spent the past several years expanding rapidly in Southeast Asia. "In Japan, our shops sell only five or so whole cakes a day, but in Singapore, we sell 10 of them," said Shutaro Watanabe, who is in charge of the company's overseas marketing.
"The situation for journalists in Southeast Asia has arguably never been more dire," said Shawn Crispin, Southeast Asia representative for the Committee to Protect Journalists. "The online spaces that opened the way for new critical and probing voices is now aggressively being closed by regional ...
Regrets are inevitable, but life-changing experiences are, too. education is all-consuming up until the end of your teens and early twenties, and then there's the part where you blow off some steam, which in this modern age often takes the form of boarding a plane to somewhere in South-East Asia. Here are ...
Bangkok -- With a population of 600 million, and good mobile saturation, Southeast Asia is becoming a battleground for e-wallet companies from China. Leading the charge is Shenzhen-based Tencent Holdings, which is about to roll out its first WeChat Pay in a foreign currency in Malaysia as an e-wallet ...
In Photo: Team Southeast Asia--Charlayne Shing Ling, Michela Tjan and Onkanok Soisuwan--read their line of putt on No. 17. TEAM Southeast Asia (sea) picked up from where it left off the last time, blasting Team Philippines in two formats to seize a commanding 7.5-2.5 lead at the start of the Pradera ...

S outheast Asia has had one of the most consistent growth uptrends despite some volatility in global growth in recent years. Growth has increased each year and averaged a robust 4.9% since 2014. sea countries now collectively comprise over 5% of global GDP, ranking third among emerging market ...
Leaders looking to further strengthen their positions in these countries "increasingly believe they can do that without actually holding free and fair elections," said Aaron Connelly, a researcher on Southeast Asia at Sydney-based think tank Lowy Institute. What connects these countries is the effective ...
Southeast Asia (sea) has had one of the most consistent growth uptrends despite some volatility in global growth in recent years, QNB said in its latest report. The report said growth has increased each year and averaged a robust 4.9% since 2014. The SEA countries now collectively account for over 5% of ...
Beijing: China's influence has made significant progress, but there still remain several hurdles, as trade and investment are two keys for Beijing to achieve its economic objectives, while a sound plan is needed, according to an article published in China Today. China and Pakistan enjoy a strong ...
Singapore - Temperatures across Southeast Asia have dipped beyond the norm in recent days, with non-stop rain and strong winds contributing to chillier tropics. The thermostat has dropped to as low as 22°C in Kuala Lumpur and Singapore and 17ºC in Bangkok, cold bouts have been reported in ...
With states based in South-East Asia emerging as potential tourist market for Kashmir, according to official figures 6100 tourists from Malaysia and 4000 from ... Director Tourism, Mehmood Shah said the increase in tourist arrivals from South-East Asia "is a positive indication but lot more needs to be done".
Twenty years ago, when I moved from India to Singapore with my husband, I found myself marvelling at the many reminders of home after the initial strangeness of being in a foreign city settled down. These reminders reveal themselves like threads woven through the fabric of daily life - my neighbour ...
This year is likely to be an eventful one for South-East Asia. elections in Malaysia, Indonesia, Cambodia and, hopefully, Thailand will define the broader direction of where the region is going. But geopolitics will not lag behind domestic politics in significance, especially as the United States appears ...
Thai shares rose as much as 0.7 per cent to hit a record high, with gains led by energy and financial stocks. -- Reuters picSINGAPORE, Jan 12 -- South-east Asian stock markets rose toiday, tracking gains in Asian equities and Wall Street, as strong Chinese trade data, higher oil prices and indications of a ...
However, Pakistan is not the only emerging customer in South and Southeast Asia. At the beginning of December, Turkish defense electronics maker Aselsan announced a delivery of remote controlled turret guns to the Malaysian Coast Guard. The weapons are being assembled, integrated and tested by ...
Principal is increasing its ownership to 60 percent in a partnership that began in 2004. Principal will pay CIMB Group $117 million in the transaction, which is expected to close during the second quarter of 2018. In a news release, Principal says Southeast Asia "is a growing and important region" for the ...
MANILA, Jan 10 2018 (IPS) - It's not just suspected drug users and dealers at risk of targeted killing in The Philippines. The International Federation Of Journalists (IFJ) reported last week that the Philippines is the most dangerous country in Southeast Asia for journalists. Globally, the island nation came sixth ...
South East Asian countries amounted to 1.82 million paid SVOD accounts at the end of September 2017, most of the growth coming from Malaysia and Indonesia, according to Dataxis research. Even though the region tripled its number of paying subscribers during the year, SVOD penetration among ...
Philippines falls as much as 1.7 per cent on broad-based losses, its worst intra-day decline in almost three months. -- File picSINGAPORE, Jan 11 -- Most South-east Asian stock markets dropped today, tracking Asia and Wall Street overnight which snapped a six-day rally on investor concerns that China, ...
The International Federation Of Journalists (IFJ) reported last week that The Philippines is the most dangerous country in Southeast Asia for journalists. Globally, the island nation came sixth on the list of most murderous countries. Joaquin Brinoes, Rudy Alicaway, Leodoro Diaz and Crisenciano Ibon Lozada.
Principal Financial Group (PFG) on Thursday said it is raising its stake in two Southeast Asia asset-management ventures with CIMB Group Holdings Bhd. (1023.KU). Continue Reading Below. Principal agreed to pay CIMB, Malaysia's second-largest bank by assets, up to $117 million for additional ...
Grab, Uber's closest rival in Southeast Asia, continues to slowly release information about its newest funding round after it revealed it has netted a strategic ... Southeast Asia as a cumulative population of more than 600 million consumers with internet adoption growing fast to bring a total of 330 million ...
China's Premier Li Keqiang gestures during the opening of the Mekong-Lancang Cooperation forum Leaders Meeting in Phnom Penh, Cambodia, Wednesday, Jan. 10, 2018. Leaders of nations along Southeast Asia's Mekong River gather Wednesday in the Cambodian capital amid a push by China to ...
Jetstar Asia has appointed Jan-Paul Jeffrey (pictured left) to the role of regional marketing manager, Southeast Asia. Prior to the move, Jeffrey was global chief marketing officer and general manager for Singapore and international markets for Reebonz. He replaces Chantal van Wijnbergen (pictured right), who relocated to ...
LRAD corporation (Nasdaq: LRAD) today announced over $1.0 million in AHD orders from Southeast Asia. The orders include LRAD 100X and LRAD 500X systems and accessories for defenseand public safety and LRAD 1000RX remote systems for off-shore security and public safety. The orders are ...
elections, extremism and emerging economies: A look at South-East Asia's year ahead. (Clockwise from top left) Indonesia's president Joko Widodo, a Hindu refugee who fled Rakhine, Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn and Philippines' President Rodrigo Duterte. Bridget • Now PHOTOS: AFP.
Baidu teamed up with Asia Mobility Industries to launch a new Singapore-based mobility venture fund, called "Apollo Southeast Asia." This will also help establish a foothold for Baidu to pursue commercialization of its autonomous driving platform in the region, and source strategic partners for its ...
THE Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc. (PSE) was named Best stock exchange in Southeast Asia by institutional investment magazine Alpha Southeast Asia. The award will be conferred during the Marquee Awards of the Alpha Southeast Asia Deal Awards on Feb. 13 in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This is the ...
The Philippine Stock Exchange is the "Best stock exchange" in Southeast Asia for 2017, according to institutional investment magazine Alpha Southeast Asia, which has given the local bourse this much-coveted citation for the fourth time. The award will be conferred during the Marquee Awards of the Alpha ...
Some quantities have been offered at $550-560 per tonne fob into Southeast Asia and Taiwan, and China-origin billet reappeared in spot markets across Asia after domestic prices in east China collapsed. Offers for Middle East, India and CIS billet were heard at $548-555 per tonne cfr Southeast Asia, ...
"The Philippine Stock Exchange stands apart given its continuing investments in its internal systems to facilitate the upside potential the country now represents after years in the shadows of its neighbors," Alpha Southeast Asia said, as announced by the PSE in a statement on Sunday, January 7.
"There is major concern that China's leading role and relative influence will see it prioritising its own interests over meaningful co-operation," warned Maureen Harris, Southeast Asia programme director at International Rivers. Chinese companies are investing billions of dollars in many of the dams but have ...
From transport and video-streaming services, to health and fitness aggregators, to fintech companies, Southeast Asia has witnessed the rise and growth of multiple startups, including Malaysia's iflix and KFit and ride-hailing upstarts Go-Jek and Grab. According to managing consulting firm CB Insights, tech ...
Tellingly though, that falls well short of the 7.5% in Vietnam, 6.9% in The Philippines and 5.06% in Indonesia. Thailand has long been one of the economic powerhouses of Southeast Asia and central to foreign investment strategies for the region. But, worryingly for the country, many companies could soon ...
Southeast Asia and India represent a quarter of the world's population - 1.8 billion people - and a combined GDP of more than US$4.5 trillion. By 2025, India's consumer market is expected to become the fifth largest in the world, while South-East Asia will see a doubling of middle-class households to 163 ...
The one consistent message that Patrick Grove, co-founder and chairman of the Catcha Group has been shouting about for the last decade has been about the market potential of the 620 million strong Southeast Asia (sea) region which comprises of 10 nations. And that potential is magnified by his other ...
It's clear from AMR's latest Globex 2017 report that underpenetrated markets in SE Asia have become hot destinations for expansion of leading global players, says Diana Gineva, Globex editor, AMR International. It's a good time for investment, and Globex indicates the global exhibitions market is forecast ...
The airline industry's center of gravity has been moving eastward for some time. In fact, it is easy to argue that it has already settled in the Asia-Pacific region. Within the huge geographic area defined by that term, Southeast Asia--from Myanmar and Laos down to Indonesia and incorporating The Philippines ...


 

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