NEC Corporation just completed its portion of INTERPOL's Digital Security Challenge (DSC) cybercrime investigation training held at the INTERPOL Global Complex for Innovation in Singapore.
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Huang's Entertainment Holdings Limited just announced it has made an investment in Galaxy Weying Entertainment of Hong Kong.
Hitachi will soon be offering a new service that allows supervisors and others to quantitatively visualize the behavior of field supervisors and workers. The solution uses beacons installed inside the construction sites and smart devices in use on the premises.
Despite the high percentage of women-owned businesses in the Asia-Pacific region, there are still major bottlenecks hindering women-led exporters there. A group of small business promotion authorities from APEC member economies are creating plans to ease or completely eliminate them.
NEC Corporation of Japan recently completed an experimental trial to dynamically create and utilize optimized networks by monitoring network traffic volumes and information tied to Internet of Things (IoT) devices, such as video cameras.
China Sunergy, a Chinese manufacturer of solar cell products, is establishing a 400 megawatts of high efficiency solar module manufacturing facility in Sacramento, California.
Samsung Electronics Co., a South Korean electronics company, has completed its purchase of Connecticut-based electronics designer and engineer, Harman International Industries, Inc., for $8 billion.
Texas-based CB&I, a major provider of technology and infrastructure for the energy industry, has been contracted by NefteGazIndustriya, LLC, through project developer China National Chemical Engineering Co., for the Afipsky Oil Refinery Expansion Project in Krasnodar, Russia.
Turkey is about to begin construction on a 1 GW solar power plant, the largest project of this kind ever in the region. A consortium including South Korea based Hanwhat Q CELLS Co., Ltd., a major photovoltaic device manufacturer, and local energy provider Kalyon Energi Yatirimlari A.S. won the contract.
The Islamic Development Bank (IDB) group just announced that its private sector arm, the Islamic Corporation for the Development of the Private Sector (ICD) (www.ICD-PS.org), just signed an agreement with Green Delta Capital Limited (GDCL), to support various financing transactions in Bangaldesh.
Two strong HR technology and operations service providers in Southeast Asia, Excelity Global Solutions of Singapore and Jakarta-baseed Cekindo just announced a strategic partnership. A major target market for their effort is Indonesia, the largest economy in southeast Asia.
The Royal Government of Bhutan and the World Bank recently signed into effect the preparation of the Strategic Program for Climate Resilience (SPCR) Grant of US$1.5 million to improve the country's climate resilience.
G.M Pens International, an Indian manufacturer of pens and mechanical pencils, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with German writing instruments brand, Schneider Schreibgeräte, for new-age product design and development.
The London Taxi Company (LTC), a subsidiary of Geely, a Chinese multinational company, just announced the opening of the first car plant in the United Kingdom focused 100% on the production of range-extended electric vehicles.
Globalgrow, an innovative cross-border e-commerce enterprise headquartered in Shenzhen, China, just announced a major growth plan involving expansion into the Middle East and Russian markets. With these moves in place, it hopes to achieve monthly sales of up to US $20 million by year-end.
China's Tibet Autonomous Region now has a new luxury resort featuring Tibet's first nine-hole golf course. It is the Hilton Linzhi Resort and is located between the Himalayas and Yarlung Zangbo River,
Human development is progressing and has recently made major strides in many areas, but many are still left behind, with systemic and often unmeasured barriers to catching up. A new UN report urges a stronger focus on those excluded and on actions to dismantle these barriers to ensure sustainable human development for all.
Finnish manufacturer KONE has won an order to supply 76 elevators and escalators to Indonesia1, a premium integrated mixed-use development located in the Central Business District of Jakarta, Indonesia.
Higher per capita incomes and rising economic growth have made a major impact on hunger in Europe and Central Asia. According to a new report the Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the UN, however, changes in what people eat is creating new health issues for both regions.
Huawei and Honeywell just announced a new partnership to bring to market smart building offerings that take advantage of the latest Internet of Things (IoT) technologies to help make buildings more sustainable, secure and energy efficient.
APG, one of Europe's largest pension fund providers, and E Fund, the third largest asset manager in China, are partnering to co-launch the "Financial Future Planning Academy" in collaboration with top business schools in the EU and China.
MGM Hospitality, a wholly owned subsidiary of MGM Resorts International based in Las Vegas, Nevada, has been selected by wasl Hospitality and Leisure to advise on the development of a premier destination resort in Dubai and to operate the resort when completed.
INFINITI Motor Company Ltd., headquartered in Hong Kong and known as one of the major premium automobile manufacturers in the world, has opened applications for its 2017 INFINITI Engineering Academy in Canada. This program is the number one technical recruitment initiative for the Formula OneTM racing program.
JinkoSolar (U.S.) Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of China's JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., a major player in the photovoltaic (PV) industry, has signed arrangements with CleanFund Commercial PACE Capital to provide project financing to U.S. commercial plant customers.
As part of China's global "Belt and Road Initiative" to encourage stronger commerce ties with the rest of the world and China, TianAn Park Group is partnering to create "innovation centers" in partnership with organization in nine countries.