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Quipper Signs MOU for Online Learning Solutions for South Sumatra

Indonesia's South Sumatra Province Education Institution has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Quipper Indonesia, an education technology company and wholly-owned subsidiary of London-based Quipper School, to bring 21st century learning technology to the region.

Bayer Partners to Educate Next Generation of Indonesia's Farmers

PT Bayer Indonesia, a subsidiary of the German agribusiness and pharmaceutical giant Bayer, is partnering with Indonesia's Medco group to encourage the acceleration of revitalization of Vocational High School (SMK) and strengthening vocational education promoted by the ministry of education.

Indonesian e-Commerce Company Kioson's IPO was Oversubscribed by 10X

As proof of the still-hot nature of the Asia startup market, PT Kioson Komersial Indoesia Tbk, the first Online-to-Offline (O2Q) Indonesian e-commerce company, just opened on the Indonesia Stock Exchange on October 6. It did so after its IPO was oversubscribed by more than 10 times.

AsiaBizNews's 3-Month Rolling Trade Show Calendar

AsiaBizNews's rolling calendar of trade shows this time runs through the end of 2017. Our list this time features events in China, Indonesia, Hong Kong, Singapore, and India, and has shows dedicated to the dye industry, food technology and products, the marine and shipbuilding industry, computer and robotics technology, and the premier annual Asian expo for television and film.

APEC Develops Policies to Help Diversify Asia-Pacific Workforce

The APEC member economies just completed a major planning effort to look at how to enhance economic empowerment for women across the region. It is part of a broader move to secure workforces and growth as major new forces shift the nature of the Asia-Pacific business landscape.

The 20 Tbps Southeast Asia -- United States Cable System

The 20 Terabits per second (Tbps) capacity Southeast Asia-United States Cable System (SEA_US) is officially open for commercial use, now that construction is complete at the Hong Kong Guam Cable System (HK-G) extension and full testing by the SEA-US consortium is complete.

MDA Wins Contract to Help Minimize Deforestation in Asia

Vancouver-based MacDonald, Dettweiler and Associates Ltd., a global communications and information company, just signed a CA $2.4 million contract with the Asia Pulp & Paper Group (APP), based in Indonesia and the largest pulp and paper group in the world. Their role will be to help monitor to ensure zero deforestation in APP's operations globally.

APEC Locks Down Illegal Timber Trade

APEC is working on a plan to enhance customs checks throughout the member countries, with the goal of potentially slowing the flow of illegal lumber and wood products shipped within the community.

APEC Moves to Simplify Food Export Regulations

APEC has launched work on a major simplification of food export documentation in the region. Now it is so complex that a single producer of frozen processed foods such as lasagna may need to submit over 200 pages of certification paperwork per shipment to export their product.

Indonesia 600MW Gas Power Plant to be Built by ENMP

PT. Energi Nusantara Merah Putih (ENMP) jointly with the industrial tenants of the Bantaeng Industrial Park (KIBA) has signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) in Jakarta, outlining the development plan for a 600MW combined-cycle power plant (PLTGU).

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