Missouri-based National Car Rental is partnering with Deem, a California based mobile and cloud software provider, to let business travelers going to China to book reservations through their Deem Work Force Application -- and have reservations fulfilled by Nation's new "National Car and Driver" service.
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Netherlands-based AkzoNobel's Dulux Pro brand paint was used to cover over 180,000 square meters of attractions and facilities in 80 different colors at Colorful Yunnan Happy World, the first theme park in southwest China.
On August 2, the African Development Bank Group's External Representation Office for Asia hosted a seminar in Tokyo to drive interest in the upcoming Africa Investment Forum.
Tuscaloosa, Alabama-based Inventure Renewables has announced an agreement with Wilmar International and Desmet Ballestra Group to begin construction on a new facility in Jiangsu province, China.
The Northern Territory of Australia has awarded $69 million for its Housing Stimulus program. It estimates over 200 local contractors have benefited and over 2700 jobs have been created as a result of the funding.
Financial Supervisory Service of Korea (FSS) Governor Mr. Suk Heun Yoon and Asian Development Bank (ADB) President Mr. Takehiko Nakao, along with FSS International Cooperation Department (ICD) Director Mr. Se Hee Lim met on August 6 in Manila to discuss financial services for underserved communities.
Alam Sutera, a major Indonesian property developer, is continuing the development of its low-rise apartment concept with its two new towers development, Lloyd Signature.
PT Federal Karayatma (FKT), one of Indonesia's largest manufacturers and sellers of motorcycle lubricants, was recently acquired by ExxonMobil from PT Mitra Pinasthika Mustika Tbk. and its affiliate.
The Unit 2 Gas Turbine Combined Cycle System being built by Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) at the Tanjung Priok Power Plant in Indonesia was just completed.
As another illustration of the unique cross-discipline investments currently being made in China, Fang Holdings Limited, the largest real estate internet portal in China based on number of page views and website visitors, just acquired 10% equity in Chongqing Wanli New Energy Co., Ltd., a manufacturer of storage batteries.
Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Fujitsu Limited just announced a new technology crystal structure which allows for tripling of the output power of transistors used for transmitters in the microwave band.
Saudi Arabia's Abdul Latif Jameel Signs MOU with Kosei Aluminum to Drive Growth in Saudi Auto Manufacturing
Japanese company Kosei Aluminum and Saudi Arabia-based Abdul Latif Jameel (ALJ) just signed a Memorandum of Understanding to help support the growth of Saudi Arabia's auto manufacturing sector.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Wins Order for 2 Steam Turbine Power Gen Units for Vietnam Power Project
The Nghi Son-2 thermal power project in Thanh Hoa province, Northern Vietnam, has ordered two sets of steam turbine power generation systems from Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS).
True Digital Park, Southeast Asia's largest digital innovation hub, is partnering with Google to help people and businesses in Thailand keep up with digital transformation to deliver sustainable success through digital capability.
In keeping with a new trend towards lower cost travel, Indonesian hospitality management company Archipelago International just launched Nomad Hostel, a new brand bringing together dormitory-style shared rooms and bathrooms, plus a lounge, restaurant, laundry facilities and high-speed WiFi.
Forex (FX), an Australian financial services company and currency exchange service, and Contracts for Difference (CFD) trading provider Axicorp are acquiring One Financial Markets (OFM), based in the United Kingdom.
Classic Funding Group in Australia has arranged a new financial partnership with Poolbox, a special business modernization solution for the New Zealand and Australia pool and spa market.
Queensland just welcomed a group of sixty emerging African leaders in the agricultural industry, for an intensive development program to help them deal with the challenges of sustainable development in their own countries.
Ant Financial (Ant) of China and the International Financial Corporation (IFC) are working together with the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa to promote digital financial inclusion in Africa.
The Surface Treatment global business unit of the Coatings division of BASF, operating under the Chemetall brand, invests in a state-of-the-art surface treatment site in the Dushan Port Economic Development Zone of Pinghu, Zhejiang province, China.
Gourmet Delica Co., Ltd., a Japanese foods company currently owned by Kewpie Corporation, is about sell Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) an 80% share in the company.
Hatten Land Limited of Singapore, resort operator Samsung C&T Corporation, and a major global designer and installer of water slides, Polin Waterparks, plan together to build an RM200 million water theme park. It will the largest in Melaka, Malaysia.
Mazda Motor Corporation is partnering on a joint research project with Japan's National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and Saudi Aramco, an oil company, with the goal of improving internal combustion engine efficiency and lowering carbon dioxide emissions.
Amcor Limited, a global packaging company headquartered in Melbourne, Australia, and Bemis Company, Inc., a supplier of flexible and rigid plastic packaging based in Neenah, Wisconsin, recently announced a definitive agreement under which Amcor will acquire Bemis in an all-stock transaction.
The global, indie self-publishing platform PublishDrive operating out of Budapest just signed a distribution/e-book publishing contract with Dangdang, the largest ebook seller in China.