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K2 Global closes $183 million fund to invest in Silicon Valley and Asian startups

K2 GLOBAL CLOSES $183 MILLION FUND TO INVEST IN SILICON VALLEY AND ASIAN STARTUPS

K2 Global , a venture capital firm focused on U.S. and Asian startups, announced today the close of an $183 million fund. This is the...

Hong Kong Tourism Board and Wego Indonesia ties up to attract Indonesian travellers

HONG KONG TOURISM BOARD AND WEGO INDONESIA TIES UP TO ATTRACT INDONESIAN TRAVELLERS

Wego and Hong Kong Tourism Board have partnered in a timely promotional campaign targeting Indonesian travelers in response to a rapidly...

 
 
 
Microsoft launches Skype Lite Android app for India and other emerging markets

MICROSOFT LAUNCHES SKYPE LITE ANDROID APP FOR INDIA AND OTHER EMERGING MARKETS

Microsoft has retooled Skype, the messaging service synonymous with business users, for people living in emerging markets. Today, at...

Asian designers are set to go big at Milan Fashion Week

ASIAN DESIGNERS ARE SET TO GO BIG AT MILAN FASHION WEEK

Milan Fashion Week kicks off Wednesday with luxury giants from Versace to Prada sharing the stage with hot up-and-comers from Asia....

 
 
 
Malindo Air selects Accelya's VIVALDI solution to attract new business travelers

MALINDO AIR SELECTS ACCELYA'S VIVALDI SOLUTION TO ATTRACT NEW BUSINESS TRAVELERS

Accelya, the leading solutions provider to the airline and travel industry, announced today that Malindo Air, CAPA's 2016 Asia Pacific...

AIME 2017 Open: High energy and colour on show floor as event professionals gather in Melbourne

AIME 2017 OPEN: HIGH ENERGY AND COLOUR ON SHOW FLOOR AS EVENT PROFESSIONALS GATHER IN MELBOURNE

The 25th annual Asia-Pacific Incentives & Meetings Expo officially opened its doors on Tuesday, 21 February 2017, bringing together...

 
 
 
Here Are Asia's 50 Best Restaurant Winners for 2017

HERE ARE ASIA'S 50 BEST RESTAURANT WINNERS FOR 2017

The official rankings Restaurant awards season is upon us once more. Today the restaurant-ranking World's 50 Best organization revealed...

AFC Cup 2017 Roundup: Defending champions Air Force Club held to a draw while Al Jaish start with a win

AFC CUP 2017 ROUNDUP: DEFENDING CHAMPIONS AIR FORCE CLUB HELD TO A DRAW WHILE AL JAISH START WITH A WIN

Monday saw Asia's second-tier club tournament get underway as Groups A & B witnessed cagey and tight affairs...

 
 
 
Jordan tourism faces enormous growth

JORDAN TOURISM FACES ENORMOUS GROWTH

As per the datas presented by the Ministry of Tourism and Antiquities in 2016, visitor arrival in Jordan hit 6.4m which makes it 33.5...

Alibaba's Ant Financial expands to Korea with $200M investment in Kakao Pay

ALIBABA'S ANT FINANCIAL EXPANDS TO KOREA WITH $200M INVESTMENT IN KAKAO PAY

Alibaba affiliate Ant Financial is making yet another M&A deal. The firm is investing $200 million into a fintech project belonging...

 
 
 
Go bananas

GO BANANAS

'Go bananas'Watercolor on Arches CP 300 gsm,21 x 29 inches The city of joy, Kolkata, has some of the biggest markets in Asia, selling...

Another record year in 2016 for Australian tourism

ANOTHER RECORD YEAR IN 2016 FOR AUSTRALIAN TOURISM

Figures released by the Australian Bureau of Statistics, showed that all of Australia's top 15 key international markets posted growth...

 
 
 
Tony Blair is rallying Britain to block Brexit

TONY BLAIR IS RALLYING BRITAIN TO BLOCK BREXIT

Blair says the UK public will "change their mind" about leaving the EU. Former PM says "the immigration people most care about" is...

SureStay Hotel Group Reveals First Project in Asia

SURESTAY HOTEL GROUP REVEALS FIRST PROJECT IN ASIA

SureStay Hotel Group℠ has unveiled details of its first SureStay Plus℠ hotel in Bangkok, marking the arrival of the revolutionary white...

 
 
 
Air pollution may cause millions of premature births

AIR POLLUTION MAY CAUSE MILLIONS OF PREMATURE BIRTHS

Pollution in south Asia has caused up to 1.6million premature births since 2010 as tiny pollutants get lodged in mothers' lungs, according...

Imported food sickens more Americans than ever

IMPORTED FOOD SICKENS MORE AMERICANS THAN EVER

Increasing demand in the U.S. for year-round access to all foods means more foreign food in grocery stores and that means more foodborne...

 
 
 
Bright future for hospitality in Vietnam

BRIGHT FUTURE FOR HOSPITALITY IN VIETNAM

Vietnam is set to welcome a slew of new hotel openings in the coming years, according to a national report by TOPHOTELPROJECTS. The...

Top 10: the best casino hotels in Macau

TOP 10: THE BEST CASINO HOTELS IN MACAU

 
 
 
Stanford experts offer policy proposals, insights on U.S.-Asia relations

STANFORD EXPERTS OFFER POLICY PROPOSALS, INSIGHTS ON U.S.-ASIA RELATIONS

A new report from Stanford's Walter H. Shorenstein Asia-Pacific Research Center suggests that aspects of the Trans-Pacific Partnership...

Malaysia expects 1 million tourists from India in 2017

MALAYSIA EXPECTS 1 MILLION TOURISTS FROM INDIA IN 2017

This year, Malaysia is looking forward to attracting one million tourists from India and has strengthened its tourism promotion efforts...