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Swiss blockchain SophiaTX rolls out expansion to Asia by joining forces with Cheng & Co

  Venaco Group, a parent company of SophiaTX / Equidato Technologies AG, and Cheng & Co, a leading South East Asian accounting and outsourcing services organization, are pleased to announce their strategic partnership for B2B business and IT projects.   Both parties mutually agreed to explore SophiaTX, the enterprise blockchain platform which is bringing innovation to

Asia and the Middle East lead rising trend in arms imports, US exports grow significantly, says SIPRI

(Stockholm, 12 March 2018) Continuing the upward trend that began in the early 2000s, the volume of international transfers of major weapons in 2013-17 was 10 per cent higher than in 2008-12, according to new data on arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) at The flow of arms increased to

Women in Asia delegating key financial decisions, reveals in a joint YouGov/Saij Elle Survey

25% defer retirement and investment decisions to spouse or family member (Hong Kong, 28 November 2017) Women’s share of wealth in Asia is rising rapidly, as is their potential influence on the financial industry. As more women are empowered professionally and personally, are their approach to managing their money keeping pace? YouGov and Saij Elle

IHG Achieves “2017 Aon Global Best Employer” Accreditation by Aon Hewitt

Hotel group received “2017 Aon Best Employer” accreditation in 46 countries, including India New Delhi, India – 09 August 2017: IHG (InterContinental Hotels Group), one of the world’s leading hotel companies, has announced its “Aon Global Best Employer” accreditation by Aon Hewitt. The acclaimed accolade comes in the company’s first year of participation in the

Global Residential Investment Destinations in 2017 : Ashwinder Raj Singh, CEO – Residential Services, JLL India

The global economy is expected to grow by 3.5% in 2018 compared to under 3% in 2016. This encouraging trend suggests more vigorous economic activity, rising incomes and a keener appetite for real estate investments – not only within India, but on international markets, as well. Indians have historically been enthusiastic investors into properties abroad.

Swedish premium focus drink NOA secures prestigious investment, expands into Asia

  Stockholm, 20 March 2017: NOA Potions AB, the premium Relax & Focus drink that took the crowdfunding world by storm when it raised more than EUR 106,000 within the first three minutes of going live on FundedByMe in 2015, has just confirmed that it has secured a substantial investment from Aggregate Media. ”We have

dmg events Middle East, Asia & Africa acquires Coatings for Africa

dmg events continues strategic expansion into African markets United Arab Emirates, March 7th 2017 – dmg events – Middle East, Asia & Africa, a leading international exhibitions company, has acquired Coatings for Africa, the largest and longest-running event for its industry on the continent. Coatings for Africa will now be organised by dmg events, starting

New Frost & Sullivan research reveals Asia as Preferred Destination for Clinical Trials

Sydney, Aus, Mar 3, 2017 – (ACN Newswire) – Frost & Sullivan today released its latest white paper, ‘Asia: Preferred Destination for Clinical Trials’, with Asia Pacific specialist CRO Novotech. Research from the new white paper revealed Asia is quickly becoming a clinical research powerhouse; facilitated by the availability of vast treatment-naive patient pools, exceptional

Increase in arms transfers driven by demand in the Middle East and Asia, says SIPRI

  (Stockholm, 20 February 2017) The volume of international transfers of major weapons has grown continuously since 2004 and increased by 8.4 per cent between 2007–11 and 2012–16, according to new data on arms transfers published today by the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). Notably, transfers of major weapons in 2012–16 reached their highest

Exploring New Frontiers For Cool Climate Wines in Asia

Wine Experts Analyse the Opportunities at Wine Industry Conference             11 November 2016 – The annual Wine Industry Conference was held yesterday as part of the Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the conference gathered leading