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Asia’s tourism hopes slowly rise

The tourism industry in Asia has been severely impacted by the pandemic. Can vaccination rollouts and travel bubbles kick-start the recovery?BlueNotes2 hours ago

30 Under 30 Asia: The Young Entrepreneurs Innovating In Healthcare

Ryuichi Onose’s Craif checks for cancers by using AI to analyze urine samples. Other honorees in this year’s 30 Under 30 Asia list include entrepreneurs …Forbes5 hours ago

By The Numbers: Get To Know The 30 Under 30 Asia Class Of 2021

Now in its sixth year, the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list is getting younger and bolder. Check out some interesting facts and figures from the Class of 2021.Forbes5 hours ago

Forbes Releases 2021 30 Under 30 Asia List

2021 List Highlights 300 Young Entrepreneurs and Trailblazers Who Are Leading the Charge in The New Normal. Forbes Asia April/May 2021 issue. Forbes …Forbes51 minutes ago

Meet The 30 Under 30 Asia: Class Of 2021

As Asia sees the light at the end of the Covid-19 tunnel, entrepreneurs, scientists, activists and young leaders on the Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2021 list are hard …Forbes5 hours ago

Managing digital trade in Asia

Regulatory oversight and policy cohesion are necessary to reap the benefits of the digital economic revolution.East Asia Forum2 hours ago

Get To Know The Youngest Members Of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2021

Five teenage girls of the Afghan Girls Robotic Team are among the 20 honorees on this year’s 30 Under 30 Asia list who are 21 or younger proving that you’re …Forbes5 hours ago

New study: at least 180 migratory land bird species trapped across Asia

In Asia, more than 500 bird species migrate through diverse forests and wetlands along a series of migratory routes on the East Asian Flyway – stretching from …BirdLife International12 hours ago

Seabourn opens 2022/23 voyages to Caribbean, Asia, Pacific | seatrade-cruise.com

Seabourn opened sales for late 2022 to early 2023 voyages in the Caribbean, Panama Canal, Indian Ocean, Asia, Australia/New Zealand the Pacific.Seatrade Cruise News8 hours ago

New App Bussr Makes Traveling A Breeze In Southeast Asia

With more than 17000 islands, including Sumatra, Java, parts of Borneo and New Guinea, there’s a wealth to explore. A new mobile app makes it easier to …Forbes14 hours ago

‘Ball’s in your court’: US urged to join mega Asia-Pacific trade deal

Long Yongtu says United States should work with China to merge the CPTPP trade agreement with the Regional Comprehensive Economic Partnership.South China Morning Post13 hours ago

30 Under 30 Asia: The Female Entrepreneurs Leading Asia-Pacific’s Promising Retail And E-Commerce Startups

Natalie Khoei and Shadi Kord, cofounders of Meshki, are among the entrepreneurs on this year’s 30 Under 30 Asia list catering to the growing demand for online …Forbes5 hours ago

Remittances help cushion central Asia from pandemic hit

Remittances from Russia are helping to ease the economic impact of the pandemic on central Asian nations, which are recovering from their first recession in a …Financial Times22 hours ago

30 Under 30 Asia: Meet The Entrepreneurs Developing New Consumer Technologies

Harsh Dalal, the teenage cofounder and CEO of Team Labs, is among the young tech entrepreneurs in the Consumer Technology category of this year’s Forbes …Forbes5 hours ago

Hong Kong’s security law sends chill through arts community

HONG KONG — Hong Kong’s national security law had just taken effect last June when the city’s film censors examined “Inside the Red Brick Wall” — a.Nikkei Asia5 hours ago

Edmonton Airport: North America’s gateway to Asia

Myron Keehn from Edmonton Airport writes of the airport’s proximity to Asia, and its plans to position itself as a key entry point into North America.International Airport Review15 hours ago

GT Voice: Asia cannot allow US to disrupt robust recovery

The Boao Forum for Asia (BFA) kicked off in South China’s Hainan Province on Sunday, at a critical time when much of the world remains under the shadow of …Global Times13 hours ago

Asia crude: Key market indicators this week

Asia’s crude oil market started the week of April 19 lower, as sentiment turned cautious in light of the uptick in COVID-19 cases in key European and Asian …Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide8 hours ago

The Best-Funded Startups Of Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia 2021

The young entrepreneurs on this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia list are attracting big bucks from venture capitalists, and the best-funded members of the cohort …Forbes5 hours ago

Opinion: No, we can’t ‘go back’ to Asia

The BDN Opinion section operates independently and does not set newsroom policies or contribute to reporting or editing articles elsewhere in the newspaper …Bangor Daily News9 hours agoOpinion

New wave of COVID-19 cases sweeps across Asia

Cambodia is in lockdown, infection rates in Thailand and The Philippines are soaring, and New Delhi and Mumbai are once again under curfew as a *fresh* wave …The Australian18 hours ago

30 Under 30 Asia: These Startups Are Bringing Alternative Meat To The Region

As healthy eating habits take off rapidly across Asia, several startups on this year’s 30 Under 30 list, including Hong Chichi’s Hey Maet, are seeking to capitalize …Forbes5 hours ago

Japan drops nearly 2%; China keeps benchmark lending rate unchanged

China on Tuesday kept the one-year loan prime rate (LPR) and five-year LPR unchanged at 3.85% and 4.65%, respectively.CNBC38 minutes ago

PTT Invests in Lotus Pharmaceutical’s Strategic Partnership in South East Asia

Lotus Pharmaceutical Co., Ltd. (“Lotus” or “the Company”, Taiwan TWSE ticker: 1795), an Alvogen company, has announced the issuance of new shares thro.Business Wire15 hours ago

From Autos To Agriculture, These 30 Under 30 Asia Entrepreneurs Are Disrupting Their Industries

Otoklix cofounders Martin Reyhan Suryohusodo and Joseph Alexander Ananto are among this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia honorees in the Industry, …Forbes5 hours ago

China looks to Central Asia for more cotton

BEIJING – China is looking to Asian countries such as Uzbekistan, Tajikistan and Kyrgyzstan to reduce its reliance on imported cotton from the United States and …Ecotextile News11 hours ago

China says US, Japan pose “real threat” to Asia-Pacific region – The Jakarta Post

China on Monday criticized the United States and Japan for posing a “real threat” to the Asia-Pacific region, days after the leaders of the two democratic …Jakarta Post13 hours ago

Asian shares up on China gains

Chinese shares have led rises in Asian markets as the region shook off tech-driven losses on Wall Street.The West Australian16 minutes ago

Asia light ends: Key market indicators this week

The Asia light ends market opened the new trading week on a slightly weaker note, tracking a softer crude oil complex.S&P Global21 hours ago

Diabetes specialist Dexcom chooses Exyte to build first facility in Asia

The US-based diabetes care technology provider has planned 1.8m sqft of manufacturing space in Malaysia.Cleanroom Technology16 hours ago

‘Vanishing Asia’ is a Monumental 9000 Image, 40-Year Photo Project

“Vanishing Asia” is a documentary book trio by photographer Kevin Kelly that encapsulates 40 years of experiences traveling through 35 countries and featrues …PetaPixel9 hours ago

EMERGING MARKETS-Asian markets mixed; Indonesia c.bank meeting eyed

Indian stocks hit more than 2-1/2 month lows * Taiwan c.bank says may hike growth forecast * Thai stocks gain around 1% despite virus surge By Harish …Reuters20 hours ago

30 Under 30 Asia: The Founder Behind Razorpay, India’s Latest Fintech Unicorn

Harshil Mathur, the cofounder of Razorpay, is one of the young fintech entrepreneurs in the Finance & Venture Capital category of this year’s Forbes 30 Under …Forbes5 hours ago

PRT’s world-class automotive shocks and struts come to Southeast Asia

Vehicle owners and manufacturers in Southeast Asia now have a high-quality option for automotive struts and shock absorbers because ADD Industry …Yahoo Finance2 hours ago

Portugal: Europe needs ‘comprehensive, balanced view’ of Asia

The European Union must adopt a “comprehensive and balanced view” on Asia, Portugal’s minister of foreign affairs has told a conference, stressing the …EURACTIV21 hours ago

Asia octane: Key market indicators this week

The recent increase in Asian gasoline is expected to benefit blendstocks such as MTBE and naphtha in the week of April 18, while tightened supply due to the …S&P Global22 hours ago

Bangladesh calls on Southeast Asia to pressure Myanmar to take back the Rohingya refugees

Bangladesh hopes the Association of South East Asians (ASEAN) will put pressure on Myanmar in the repatriation of the displaced Rohingya to go back to their …CNBC1 hour ago

Addressing infrastructure pressures in Asia-Pacific smart-energy.com

We’re excited for Itron Utility Week to make its debut in the Asia-Pacific (APAC) region on April 21 and 22, 2021, writes Itron’s Vice President for Customer and …Smart Energy17 hours ago

TEC Named One of Asia’s Fastest Growing Companies by the Financial Times

The Executive Centre (TEC), the leading premium flexible workspace provider across Asia Pacific and the Middle East, announced that it was ranked in t.Business Wire41 minutes ago

A shared history of South-east Asia as antidote against narrow nationalism

One of the courses that I teach at my university is on the states, society and history of South-east Asia. Every time I begin teaching this course I have an exercise …The Straits Times5 hours agoOpinion

Asia petrochemicals: Key market indicators this week

The Asian petrochemical market is likely to be mixed in the April 19 23 week with certain markets likely to show bullish trends due to ongoing tight supply, while …S&P Global21 hours ago

APACD/Ruder Finn Launch Landmark Survey Of Asia-Pacific In-House Comms Pros

The Asia-Pacific Association of Communication Directors is partnering with Ruder Finn Asia to launch a survey that benchmarks and examines key data …PRovoke Media20 hours ago

Asian container shortage set to intensify into May | JOC.com – JOC.com

The difficulties in sourcing container equipment in Asia are intensifying, with unrelenting US import demand and choked logistics chains continuing to slow the …JOC.com10 hours ago

Growth Opportunities in the Asia-Pacific Power Rental Market to 2027: Market Size, Growth Rate, Revenue Forecasts (2020-2027)

PRNewswire/ — The “2021 Asia-Pacific Power Rental Market With Covid-19 Impact” report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offering. The Asia …PRNewswire12 hours ago

Asia Pacific Power Tools Market Outlook to 2025 Impact of COVID-19

Asia Pacific (APAC) share of global gross domestic product (GDP) in current USD increased from 26. 3% in 2000 to 34. 9% in 2019. Among all regions across …Yahoo Finance17 hours ago

The Forbes 30 Under 30 Asia Startups Unshackling Businesses Using AI

The four cofounders of South Korean startup Selectstar are among the entrepreneurs in the Enterprise Technology category of this year’s Forbes 30 Under 30 …Forbes5 hours ago

TOC Asia 2021 Archives

This site uses cookies and other tracking technologies to assist with navigation and your ability to provide feedback, analyse your use of our products and …theloadstar.com13 hours ago

Singapore and Indonesia exporters catch China’s GDP tailwind

SINGAPORE — Southeast Asian countries’ exports are growing on the back of China’s sharp rebound from the COVID-19 pandemic, the latest official stati.Nikkei Asia19 hours ago

Australia-New Zealand travel bubble off to fast, emotional start

SYDNEY — Hundreds of Australian passengers on Monday were greeted at Auckland Airport with welcome signs and live music, as New Zealand opened its do.Nikkei Asia23 hours ago

Asia Stocks Fall as U.S. Indexes Slip From Record: Markets Wrap

(Bloomberg) — Asia stocks fell in early trade Tuesday after weakness in the technology sector pulled U.S. indexes from all-time peaks, with investors weighing …Yahoo Finance37 minutes ago

Asia middle distillates: Key market indicators this week

Asian middle distillate complex is unlikely to see major change in the week starting April 19. The gasoil market continues to trade steadily amid balanced supply, …S&P Global23 hours ago

UN chief highlights key role of Asian regional bloc in ending Myanmar crisis

UN Secretary-General António Guterres called on Monday for leaders in Asia to bolster efforts towards finding a peaceful solution to the bloody crisis in …UN News10 hours ago

Asia’s next generation of football fans may help rebel clubs achieve their goals

The forces behind the breakaway league do not care about tradition and history and they will target fans from outside Britain who feel the same.video_youtubeSouth China Morning Post18 hours ago

Supply Chains Latest: Asia Trade Recovery Widens on Japan Exports.

Asia’s trade recovery is broadening to a host of countries beyond China, according to Japan’s latest export figures showing record shipments to the region.Bloomberg14 hours ago

HSBC Asia Technology M&A head Jeremy Choy to join Midea as CFO

HSBC Holdings Plc’s head of technology mergers and acquisitions in Asia Jeremy Choy is joining Chinese home appliances giant Midea Group Co. as its chief …Mint13 hours ago

Global chip and semiconductor industry heavily reliant on Asia

Asia’s stronghold on the global semiconductor market has grown so strong that sanctions on China’s chip production have become a source of shortages around …Consultancy.asia22 hours ago

Singapore: TE Asia Healthcare targets expansion in SE Asia

Singapore-based private specialty healthcare group, TE Asia Healthcare Partners plans to invest US$90m over the next 18 months to support plans to expand …LaingBuisson20 hours ago

The 30 Under 30 Asia Media Entrepreneurs And Influencers Keeping Us Connected During Social Distancing

Rexy Josh Dorado, the cofounder of Manila-based social media site Kumu, is one of the young entrepreneurs and *content* creators in the Media, Marketing …Forbes5 hours ago

Asia Pacific Organoids Market Forecast to 2027: Amalgamation of Organ-on-Chip with Organoids to be a Prevalent Trend – ResearchAndMarkets.com

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Asia Pacific Organoids Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Type; Application; Source, and …Business Wire17 hours ago

Asia: Risk award winners 2020 announced

Singtel associate director Kenneth Boey has been named Risk Management Institute of Australasia’s (RMIA) Asia Risk Leader of the Year. The award was …Asia Insurance Review6 hours ago

Asia-Pacific Fetal and Neonatal Care Equipment Market – Growth, Trends, COVID-19 Impact, and Forecasts (2021 – 2026)

Asia-Pacific Fetal and Neonatal Care Equipment Market are expected to register a 9. 6% of CAGR during the forecast period, 2020 – 2025. The key contributors …Yahoo Finance UK14 hours ago

Asian Art Market Continues Rapid Ascent at Sotheby’s $270 M. Hong Kong Sales

Sotheby’s Hong Kong modern and contemporary series brought in $270 million, attesting to the rise of the Asian market.ARTnews6 hours ago

Samoa’s 2021 election: The end of a one-party state?

The position of HRPP leader Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi — who has been Samoa’s Prime Minister for 23 years — looks decidedly shaky.East Asia Forum14 hours ago

Southeast Asia to establish its own framework for green investments, but natural gas remains a feature

Southeast Asia is establishing a green finance rulebook to bring greater accountability to sustainable investments. Balancing the needs of countries that have…Eco-Business18 hours ago

Strong global steel demand lifts Asia’s iron ore benchmarks

Iron ore prices in Asia rose on Monday, buoyed by strong demand for steel products in China and overseas, and as Chinese steel mills continued to ramp up …Hellenic Shipping News Worldwide8 hours ago

South Asia Nationals 2021: MrcZ & KIRA to Face Knights & CAG in APAC Playoffs

With Stage 1 of the South Asia Nationals now complete, here’s a brief roundup on all the action from the past month of play.SiegeGG15 hours ago

Market Movers Asia, Apr 19-23: Climate summit and potential impact on energy policies in focus

On this week’s Platts Market Movers Asia with Associate Editor Vickey Du: top leaders from Asia are expected to join US President Joseph Biden’s climate …S&P Global21 hours ago

SoftBank’s ‘halo effect’ loses some of its magic

Lionel Barber is former editor of the Financial Times. He is author of “The Powerful and the Damned: Private Diaries in Turbulent Times.”The history o.Nikkei Asia6 hours ago

SE Asia cases flare-up reveals gaps – Chinadaily.com.cn

A rise in COVID-19 infections in Southeast Asia, despite the rollout of mass-vaccination campaigns, points to gaps in public health systems in the region and the …China Daily10 hours ago

Microsoft to establish first Malaysian data centre region

Microsoft also plans to skill an additional 1 million Malaysians by the end of 2023.Channel Asia Singapore20 hours ago

SMRT subsidiary to distribute electric motorcycles in Singapore, Asia Pacific

SMRT Road Holdings president Mr Tan Kian Heong and EuroSports Global CEO Mr Melvin Goh at the signing of a memorandum of understanding. (Photo: …CNA21 hours ago

Malaysia inches back toward ‘elder brother’ China

SINGAPORE – On his first official visit to China as Malaysia’s foreign minister, Hishammuddin Hussein sought to exude a touch of personal charisma. In a.Asia Times16 hours ago

Xinhua Asia-Pacific news summary at 0600 GMT, April 19

VIENTIANE — The COVID-19 vaccination program in Laos is underway and the majority of people in target areas have had their first dose of the vaccine The Lao …Big News Network20 hours ago

Asia Distillates-Gasoil cash discount widens, jet discount narrows

Asia’s cash differentials for 10 ppm gasoil fell for a sixth straight session on Monday to their biggest discounts in nearly three weeks as elevated exports from …Reuters15 hours ago

BAC Staff Member Named ACI Asia-Pacific Young Executive 2021

The Airports Council International (ACI) Asia-Pacific has named David Oatley from Brisbane Airport Corporation (BAC) the winner of the Young Executive Award …AviationPros.com6 hours ago

Thailand: Third COVID wave threatens plans to reopen tourism

A new surge in coronavirus infections and a sluggish vaccine rollout could postpone plans to resume Thailand’s foreign tourism sector. People working in the …DW (English)9 hours ago

Drop in armed robbery and piracy incidents in Asia during Q1

Asia saw a drop in piracy and armed robbery attacks in the first quarter of 2021 according to figures released by ReCAAP Information Sharing Centre.Seatrade Maritime News23 hours ago

Asia stocks higher on US recovery hopes, Companies & Markets News & Top Stories

HONG KONG (AFP) – Asian markets rose on Monday (April 19) after recovery hopes for the coronavirus-battered US economy fuelling another round of record …The Straits Times22 hours ago

Behaviorally expands to Asia-Pacific | News

Behavioural insights company Behaviorally (formerly PRS In Vivo US) has expanded in Asia-Pacific, appointing two former PRS In Vivo executives in Singapore.Research Live17 hours ago

Record profits at China’s biggest SOEs show recovery’s strength

The profits of China’s centrally administered state-owned enterprises tripled in the first quarter, hitting an all-time high for the period as the country’s economy …Nikkei Asia13 hours ago

Asia Pacific Buy Now Pay Later Market Report 2021: Pure Players Operating in the Market Include Kredivo (Indonesia) and Hoolah (Singapore)

The “Asia Pacific Buy Now Pay Later Business and Investment Opportunities (2019-2028) Databook – 75+ KPIs on Buy Now Pay Later Trends by End-Use …Yahoo Finance13 hours ago

Tuning In | Durwin Ho built Southeast Asia’s largest hackathon

In 2012, Durwin Ho left Silicon Valley and landed in Singapore. What he encountered was a lackluster startup scene. Energized by his pioneering spirit,KrASIA4 hours ago

Movers & Shakers: Gusto Luxe, GHC Asia, Touch PR and more

Skincare brand Aesop selected Gusto Luxe as its retained strategic communications partner in mainland China, following a pitch. The agency will support the …PR Week14 hours ago

How the tiny Asian kingdom of Bhutan out-vaccinated most of the world

Bhutan has given more than 60 per cent of its citizens a COVID-19 vaccine – a rate that ranks the Himalayan nation among the best in the world.SBS News15 hours ago

Powerful line-up of travel retail industry leaders highlights TFWA Asia Pacific Hainan Special Edition conference – The Moodie Davitt Report

The stellar roll-call includes China Duty Free Group President Charles Chen; Dufry CEO Julián Díaz; Gebr Heinemann CEO Max Heinemann; Lagardère Travel …The Moodie Davitt Report16 hours ago

Early heatwaves in South Asia foreshadow an uncertain future for the region

On the cusp of spring, residents of Karachi, Pakistan’s largest metropolis, braced themselves for the year’s first heatwave. Mercury levels rose to 44 degrees …Scroll.in10 hours ago

European Union to unveil military strategy for Asia

Democrats again seek to thwart F-35 sales — Blinken sharpens Afghan withdrawal arguments.Politico12 hours ago

‘Shang-Chi’ trailer: Fans marvel at new Asian superhero

Released Monday, the first trailer for “Shang-Chi and the Legend of the Ten Rings” gives fans a sneak peek at Marvel’s first superhero of Asian descent.Los Angeles Times7 hours ago

Asia residual fuel market: Key market indicators this week

Stagnating demand in the Singapore low sulfur fuel oil market is not expected to ease in the April 19 23 week, according to bunker suppliers here, as the city …S&P Global22 hours ago

Asia report: Markets rise as Japan exports surge, Australia-NZ border opens

Most stock markets in Asia closed in positive territory on Monday, with China leading the gains as investors monitored the Covid-19 situation in the region.ShareCast15 hours ago

Philippines touted as 2nd best investment destination for renewables in SE Asia — report

By Angelica Y. Yang, Reporter. THE Philippines is the second best investment destination for renewable energy (RE) in Southeast Asia with resources that can …BusinessWorld Online10 hours ago

Coca-Cola results lifted by vaccines, Asia demand

Coca-Cola has today trounced estimates for quarterly profit and revenue, boosted by strong demand for its fizzy drinks as vaccine rollouts and relaxed …RTE.ie13 hours ago

Asia-Pacific Braking Resistors Market Report 2021-2027 – Shifting Trend for EVs Enhances the Demand for Braking Resistors – ResearchAndMarkets.com

The “Asia-Pacific Braking Resistors Market Forecast to 2027 – COVID-19 Impact and Regional Analysis By Resistor Element Type and End User” report has …Yahoo Finance10 hours ago

Asia-Pacific Offshore Wind Turbine Markets, 2020-2025 – Adoption of Power Purchase Agreements (PPAs) Influencing Power Producers to Choose Renewable Energy

DUBLIN, April 19, 2021 /PRNewswire/ — The “Asia-Pacific Offshore Wind Turbine Market, Forecast to 2025 – Growth Impelled by Innovations in Turbine Capacity …PRNewswire12 hours ago

Indonesian coal miner Adaro Energy looks to renewables

JAKARTA — Major Indonesian coal miner Adaro Energy aims to enter the renewable energy sector this year, CEO Garibaldi Thohir said on Monday, calling.Nikkei Asia11 hours ago

How to spot a workplace bully | HRD Asia

Workplace bullying is not a new concept but thanks to remote work, experts have warned it’s only going to become more prevalent. Research by the University of …Human Resources Director13 hours ago

Asia Is Increasing Its ESG Asset Appetite

Sustainability funds explode onto the global financial scene, and the momentum is not stopping anytime soon.ETF Trends17 hours ago

Snake wine, anyone? Southeast Asia’s finest – and most notorious – drinks

From Thailand’s well-brewed local beers to Laos’ rice-based wines containing venomous creatures, Southeast Asia is a hotbed of weird and wonderful alcoholic …South China Morning Post20 hours ago

GSTHR Briefing Paper: “Tobacco Harm Reduction: A Burning Issue for Asia”

Launched by the Global State of Tobacco Harm Reduction (GSTHR), the Tobacco Harm Reduction: A Burning Issue for Asia report, the paper revealed the …Vaping Post17 hours ago

Tokyo police to file case against CCP member for cyberattacks

TOKYO — Tokyo Metropolitan Police decided on Tuesday to pursue a case against an engineer, who is a member of the Chinese Communist Party, for allege.Nikkei Asia2 hours ago

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