Lancer Skincare, a luxury cosmetics brand headquartered in Beverly Hills, California, is partnering with Apotheca Beauty, a privately held distributor in the Middle East which focuses on luxury brands from around the world.
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Climate change may be a major contributor to water problems in South Asia, with rapidly changing heat, rainfall, and flooding creating havoc. A second major problem is the lack of effective regional cooperation between Asian countries such as Bangladesh, Bhutan, China, India and Nepal.
Australian developer nextLiFi just showed off its latest incarnation of LiFi, a technology which uses light rather than radio waves to transmit data, at the Telecommunications Regulatory Commission (TRC) in Amman, Jordan.
The Arab region's unprecedented youth population growth is, along with the changing nature of the region's economies, creating huge challenges such as extremely high unemployment rates with more than half of all regional jobless, inadequate education and health services, particularly among young women.
The United Nations recently issued a warning about water to those living in the Near East and North Africa regions. Their analysis says that the per capita renewable energy availability is around 600 cubic meters per person per year, only 10% of the world average. It is calling for immediate innovation to help solve the problem, something which is getting worse fast because of accelerating climate change.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies have the misfortune of being hit by 70 percent of all global disasters and also suffer damages of over USD $100 billion every year. APEC is moving to handle this, with the goal of becoming far more disaster-tolerant with respect to trade.
Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi will be visiting the headquarters of the African Union, Ethiopia, and the Opening Ceremony of the China-Africa High-Level Dialogue on Poverty Reduction and Development.
Jordan-based Maysalward, a major mobile game studio and publisher in the Middle East and North Africa region (MENA), just announced that it has just launched a culturally localized version of the popular Wild City Rush game for the MENA market areas.
The Arab-Asian region is the home of 300 million youth in 22 Arab countries and 400 million more in Asia in the Pacific. These 700 million aged 15-24 years old add up to more than 60 percent of the entire world's youth population, and yet in spite of the vast wealth in both regions their future is still a major question.
Canada has joined the funding group behind the Jordan based Synchrotron-light for Experimental Science and Applications in the Middle East (SESAME) as an observer state.
Multilateral development banks (MDBs) leaders have agreed to deepen their collaboration to encourage private sector investment in vital infrastructure needed to support sustainable and inclusive economic growth throughout the world.
The Sexual Violence Research Initiative (SVRI) and the World Bank Group recently announced a major funding grant to a Pakistani team to investigate the environment that leads to harassment of women on public transit systems. This was one of many similar grants just awarded principally in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia.
Our latest rolling calendar of Asia-Pacific regional trade show events includes a major Middle East Energy Summit, one of the biggest Open Source software events in Asia, a Manufacturing Technology show in Singapore, a must-see event for the media industry in Kuala Lumpar, and China's biggest automotive show.
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.
ET Energy, a global energy solutions provider with headquarters in Nanjing, China, just announced that its Germany-based subsidiary, ET Solutions AG, has started the construction of a 60.9 MW solar power project in Jordan for Saudi-owned ACWA Power.
AsiaBizNews.net's latest rolling calendar of major trade show events was just released. This edition features Taiwan's International Machine Tool Show, Jakarta's Pharmacy Expo, Jordan's International Energy Summit, China's Medical Equipment Fair, and Japan's Open Source Summit.
The 3rd Jordan International Energy Summit (JIES), coming this April 2-3, 2017, will be a focal point for the biggest global energy players to come together -- and for Jordan to help plan how to secure its own energy future.
In August 2015, a dust storm blanketed large areas of seven Middle East nations in a haze of dust and sand thick enough to obscure them from satellite view. The storm led to several deaths, thousands of cases of respiratory ailments and injuries, and canceled airline flights and closed ports.
U.S.-based Merck, a major medical science and technology company, just announced an alliance with the Royal Health Awareness Society (RHAS) of Jordan. The intent of the partnership is to advance health awareness and education, particularly as it relates to thyroid disease among Jordanian women.
China's JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd., one of the largest suppliers of photovoltaic systems in the world, is supplying modules for a massive renewable energy retrofit project taking place in Jordan.
A congress billed as the world’s largest ever to focus on the environment has opened to warnings that our planet is at a “tipping point” but also with expressions of hope that governments, civil society and big business are learning to work together.
Jordan's Civil Status and Passports Department (CSPD) recently revealed it will be using Netherlands-based NXP Semiconductors N.V.'s secure SmartMX2 microcontroller for the Middle Eastern country's latest solution to assist with national security issues.
As part of the recent APEC Women and The Economy Forum in Lima, Peru, APEC officials today (July 3) announced the winners of the APEC Business Efficiency and Success Target Awards, also known as the BEST awards, recognizing the best in the next generation of women entrepreneurs. Xiao Wei, founder of a specialized women’s clothing line including items just for breast cancer patients, was named Asia-Pacific's most outstanding women entrepreneur.
Boston Market IP Company Ltd., an affiliate of Boston Market Corporation, a fresh food alternative to fast food franchises headquartered in Colorado, just signed a development agreement to open between 25 to 30 restaurants across the Middle East over the next few years.
Water scarcity, conflict and refugee exodus is the strongest megatrend in West Asia, indicating the status of current trends and how these factors may shape the future, according to UN Environment Programme’s sixth Global Environment Outlook – GEO-6 Regional Assessment for West Asia released May 2016.