While most agree the digital economy is one of the most promising areas for growth in the Asia-Pacific region, the lack of available well-trained employees threatens to shut own growth before it starts.
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TEPCO (Tokyo Electric Power Company Holdings, Inc.) is continuing its strategy of partnerships on major Southeast Asian hydropower development, with the just-announced acquisition of 36.38% of the shares in Viet Hydro Pte. Ltd. (Viet Hydro) of Vietnam from InfraCo Asia Development Pte. Ltd. (InfraCo Asia).
According to a new report just released by the Asian Development Bank and UN Women, it will be critical for countries in Asia and the Pacific to accelerate progress on gender equality, in order to achieve the aggressive goals under the 2030 Agenda for Sustainable Development.
After multiple years of increasingly damaging natural disasters, APEC Finance Ministers have gathered to launch a series of initiatives to help mitigate the effects of earthquakes and extreme weather in the region.
Dr. Chang Yong Rhee, the Director of the International Monetary Fund (IFM)'s Asia and Pacific Department, reflects on why Southeast Asia has made such strong strides in recent decades.
Singapore-based Grab, a taxi aggregator and major provider of ride-sharing services similar to Uber in Southeast Asia, is expected soon to close on a deal with Japan’s SoftBank for another $500 million in capital.
As the latest Typhoon Trami crashes through Japan with winds up to 134 mph and Indonesia deals with the aftermath of a 7.5 magnitude earthquake from last week, APEC has issued its own emergency call for more effective means of handling climate-driven and other natural catastrophes in the region.
The ancient Chinese city of Xi'an, which was host city for the 7th APEC E-Commerce Business Alliance Forum, was a showcase for a unique approach to fighting poverty using e-commerce. The learning here are about to roll out across the rest of APEC as a means of fighting poverty throughout the region.
With an eye to the growing importance of urban development especially in Southeast Asia's emerging economies, Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) and Surbana Jurong (SJ), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Temasek Holdings, a Singapore government affiliated investment company, have formed a joint venture targeting acquisition of $2.5 billion in urban development projects in Asia.
TechnipFMC, a UK-based, provider of project life cycle services for the energy industry, received a contract for the licensing, engineering, procurement, construction, commissioning and start-up of Vietnam’s first olefins plant.
Shanghai based JinkoSolar has signed a 240MW solar module supply agreement with, POWERCHINA Huadong Engineering Corporation Limited, for the development of Southeast Asia's largest solar power project.
Israeli digital diabetes platform provider GlucoMe has signed an agreement with Merck KGaA, a German multinational pharmaceutical, chemical and life sciences company, to evaluate GlucoMe's digital diabetes platform across several hospitals in Vietnam.
Sen Do Technology JSC, one of the largest Vietnamese ecommerce businesses, just secured a U.S. $51 million Series-B investment led by the SBI Group from Japan.
Thanks to a concerted coordinated effort by APEC member economies, the challenge of doing business in the Asia-Pacific region has improved significantly in the past two years.
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).
Trina Solar, a manufacturer of photovoltaic (PV, based in China, is providing 258MW monocrystalline PERC double glass modules, to the largest private solar PV project in Vietnam.
Trungnam Group has ordered a 258 MWp solar power project to be constructed in Vietnam by China-based Arctech Solar.
For most of history all populations in the world grew with more children compared to the adult populations. Now Asia is facing a crisis because of the presence of less children and a higher percentage of adults. Representatives across the region gathered June 12-13 in Mongolia to discuss the issue.
During its attendance at the Sixth Global Environmental Facility (GEF) Assembly conference in Vietnam on June 28, Canada pledged $228.79 million to the seventh replenishment of the GEF.
Below is the latest edition of AsiaBizNews' list of trade shows and exhibitions of interest in the coming three month period. Highlights this time include : the Shanghai International Building Technology (SIBT) and the latest International Power Generation Transmission & Distribution Technology Exhibition, Vietnam; both are happening in September. Please contact us if you have an event you would like to see included in our next list.
The APEC Secretariat Executive Director and the World Trade Organization Director-General spoke together recently of the importance of coordinated trade to ensure maximum benefit to APEC's member nations.
Shinagawa, Tokyo, based Showa Aluminum Can Corporation (SAC), just completed construction of a new factory for its subsidiary Hanacans in Da Nang City, Quang Nam Province in mid-Vietnam.
The APEC member economies are collaborating to leverage advancement in gender equality and digital technology access to grow women-led development in the region's Tourism industry sector.
Japan-based MINISO, an impulse-purchase store concept, has targeted the rapidly-growing economy of Vietnam as a major investment area or the company.
On May 25-26, the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting will take place in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, with the goal of helping secure economic growth for the future in all of Asia-Pacific.