The rural cooking stove might seem an unlikely target for major innovation in the Himalayan region. But with dependence on wood for firewood, the decline of forests and increasing indoor air pollution made it an excellent place to do something different.
A major delegation recently traveled from China to the U.S. to find business partners to help accelerate financial innovation and effective capitalization in general for China's educational Industry, plus to find better ways to integrate Chinese education with advanced international educational standards.
Bright Pattern, a California-based cloud contact center software company, just added a local 'cloud point of presence' to better serve its customer base in Japan.
Zoomlion Heavy Industry Science & Technology Co., Ltd. a major manufacturer of high-tech equipment for the engineering and agricultural industries, has signed a strategic partnershp agreement with Guangxi Yuchai Machinery Company Limited, to create engines for Zoomlion's agricultural equipment product lines.
New South Wales' NSW Telco Authority Critical Communication Enhancement Program (CCEP) has contracted for a three-year period with NEC Australia to supply wireless backhual technology, professional services, network management systems and ongoing support.
Flowserve Corporation, fluid motion and control products and services provider based in Texas, has received an order close to $80 million to provide pumps and ebulators for the Hengli Integrated Refining Complex Project in China.
First Solar, a solar power products manufacturer based in Arizona, is supplying 63 megawatts (MW) of advanced thin-film photovoltaic (PV) modules for the Kidston Phase One Solar Project in Queensland, Australia.
The 2022 Beijing Winter Olympics may be five years away but much is happening to get ready for it. As one example, the owner of Thaiwoo Ski Resort, one China's future biggest ski resorts and one of the planned Olympic sites, just signed an agreement with French ski resort expert POMA to help design and build it.
Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd., a real estate development and investment company based in Singapore, just acquired one of the largest global provider of corporate housing and serviced apartments, Oakwood Worldwide.
California-based Pasternack, a supplier of RF, microwave and millimeter wave communications products, has opened a 1500 square foot customer fulfillment center in Suzhou, China.
Cascades, a major Canadian manufacturer of packaging and tissue products using mostly recycled fiber, will be investing $11.3 million for two energy-efficiency improvement projects at its Cascades Containerboard Packaging-Cabano plant. $5.2 million will come from the province of Quebec; the company will provide the remaining $6.1 million.
Georgia-based The Weather Company, an IBM Business, and IBM Corporation itself, have just introduced a new mobile solution for communicating with underserved populations in developing countries to notify of potential severe weather events or disasters -- even in areas with limited Internet connection, or cellular networks are disrupted due to an outage.
Singapore's Superloop Network, a specialist in high-speed fibre communications networks, just announced it has installed its 30th enterprise building connected to the Company's Dark Fibre infrastructure in the country.
Korea-based Hanjin Heavy Industries & Construction Co. Ltd. has delivered the world's first 'purpose-built' liquefied natural gas bunkering vessel (LBV) to a consortium co-owned by Fluxys and ENGIE of Belgium, and Mitsubishi Corporation and NYK of Japan.
Yamaha Motor Company, a Japanese automotive manufacturer, has purchased Subaru Industrial Power Products, the industrial products division of Fuji Heavy Industries and later sold under the Subaru brand.
During the World Government Summit just concluded in Dubai, Sheikh Mohammad Bin Rashid Al Maktoum, Vice-President and Prime Minister of the UAE and Ruler of Dubai, emphasized that economic openness is critical for the continued growth of the Arab state economies.
With strong demand after its first Vietnam plant was put into operation in 2016, Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC), a subsidiary of Tokyo-based Showa Denko, will soon be building a second manufacturing facility there.
Hong Kong's major English-language newspaper company, The South China Morning Post, has joined forces with Sands China Ltd. in a multi-year co-branded publishing agreement. Together they will publish 'Sands STYLE', a quarterly magazine covering the lifestyle for the integrated destination resort Sands Resort Macao.
Houston-based McDermott International, Inc. recently won the award for a major offshore pipelay contract in the Middle East. It will be managed out of McDermott's Dubai specialist group.
Vietnam's Mekong Tourism Coordinating Office and the Mekong Business Initiative just announced a way to make it easier for innovative tourism businesses to gret established in Cambodia, Laos, Myanmar and Vietnam. It will all happen via their jointly-launched Mekong Innovative Startup Tourism (MIST) Initiative and the launch of two new startup accelerators.
The Postal Administration of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China just brought online a new system which can read and sort addresses written with traditional Chinese characters. The system was developed in major part by NEC of Japan.
LG Electronics, a major South Korea-based developer of home appliances, consumer electronics and mobile communications, recently held a groundbreaking ceremony for its 350,000-square-foot LG North American Headquarters campus in Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey.
Qatar Airways, the state-owned flag carrier of Qatar, has launched its new daily Doha to Auckland, New Zealand flights – the world’s longest commercial flight at 17 hours and 30 minutes and covers a distance of 14,535 kilometers.
One of the largest manufacturers of ICT and telecommunications technology in the world, Huawei Technologies Co. Ltd., just announced the endowment, at Polytechnic Montréal, of the NSERC-Huawei Industrial Research Chair in Future Wireless Technologies (also known as Future Wireless Chair, or FuWiC).
Texas-based based YPO, a major global chief executive leadership organization, reported today that confidence among Asian business leaders is up 1.2 points for the fourth quarter of 2016.
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