Tuesday October 15, 2019 18:35

ASCON Press Releases

AirAsia named Asias Leading Low-Cost Airline at World Travel Awards Asia and Oceania 2019 Lifestyle—15 Oct 19

AirAsia has continued its winning streak, taking out top honours at the World Travel Awards Asia and Oceania 2019 for the seventh year in a row. AirAsia emerged ahead of regional players such as Scoot, Jetstar, SpiceJet, Nok Air and Firefly to win the

Xinhua Silk Road: Kunming steadily promotes construction of regional int#l center General—25 Sep 19

BEIJING--25 Sep--PRNewswire/InfoQuest
Kunming, capital city of southwest China's Yunnan Province, has steadily built itself into a regional international center thanks to rapid economic and social development over the past 70 years.

Kunming has continuously deepened its opening-up, actively serving the Belt and Road construction. The city has established trade relations with 203 countries and regions, and attracted 98 of the World Top 500 companies to invest. In 2018, the total export value of the city reached 13.12 billion U.S. dollars.

From 1952 to 2018, Kunming's GDP increased from 156 million yuan to 520.6 billion yuan, an increase of 543 times, and the per capita GDP exceeded 10,000 U.S. dollars. The general budgetary revenue of the city increased from 366 million yuan in 1978 to 59.563 billion yuan in 2018, an increase of 162.7 times. The city's industrial structure has gradually been optimized, with the contribution to GDP by the primary, secondary, and tertiary industries adjusted from 39:34:27 in 1952 to 4.3:38.4:57.3 in 2018.

As for urbanization, the urban area of Kunming has expanded from 7.8 square kilometers in 1949 when the People's Republic of China was founded, to 416 square kilometers at present, showing an increase of 52.3 times. Now, urban residents represent 72.9 percent of permanent residents in

Xinhua Silk Road: Chery#s internationalization helps Chinese autos go General—09 Sep 19

Chery's internationalization process has contributed to the internationalization of Chinese autos, as it keeps improving product and service quality as well as internationalized brand operation, and pursuing localized manufacturing and technical

Mitsubishi Motors Thailand Confirms B20 Compatibility for TRITON and PAJERO Automotive—02 Sep 19

In response to the government's moves to promote the use of biodiesel B20, Mitsubishi Motors (Thailand) Co., Ltd. has confirmed that MITSUBISHI TRITON and MITSUBISHI PAJERO SPORT are biodiesel B20-compatible. "Our customers can travel with less pollution

#Smart City, Connecting Tomorrow# 2019 World Smart City Expo to Take General—26 Aug 19

- The largest international event in Asia-Pacific region will provide a variety of events such as conferences, exhibitions, and civil participation events '2019 World Smart City Expo (WSCE 2019)', the largest smart city international event in

21st CBD Fair (Guangzhou) in China Attracts Nearly 200,000 Visitors, New Exhibition Announced for Properties—20 Aug 19

The 21st China (Guangzhou) International Building Decoration Fair ("CBD Fair (Guangzhou) 2019") has concluded its most extensive exhibition to date, with over 2,100 brands showcasing their products and services across 420,000 m2 of exhibition space. The

THAI Unveils Suphannahong Royal Barge Aircraft Livery Lifestyle—16 Aug 19

Mr. Sumeth Damrongchaitham, President of Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), presided over a sacred ceremony that was conducted by Phra Maha Raja Guru Bidhi Sri Visudhigun to bless the Suphannahong Royal Barge aircraft livery that

NESTLE PURE LIFE EARNS ITS 2ND AWS CERTIFICATION AND REMAINS THE ONLY COMPANY IN THAILAND TO BE Events—15 Aug 19

Nestle Pure Life has continued its commitment to sustainable water management and environmental conservation by receiving the Alliance for Water Stewardship (AWS) certification, the world-class standard that recognizes good water resource stewardship

ENN, One of The Largest Energy Service Providers in China Kickstarted Its Digital Transformation on General—25 Jul 19

China boasts a prosperous Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) market. In 2018 alone, 280 billion cubic meters of natural gas has been consumed. With China's coal-to-gas conversion policy and a fast-growing economy, we can expect an increasing demand for LNG in

FLEXIBLE WORKING: IS IT TOP OF THE WORKER WISH LIST? General—24 Jul 19

The latest Global Workspace Survey from IWG discovered that flexible working is not just considered a perk for the perfect role, but a must-have when it comes to taking a new job offer. The survey was conducted on over 15,000 professionals from a range

Booking.com Reveals Key Insights of Thai Gen Z travelers in the Most Comprehensive Global Lifestyle—09 Jul 19

Booking.com, the digital travel leader connecting travelers with the widest choice of unique places to stay, a range of must-do travel experiences and seamless transport options, has conducted global research across 29 markets to uncover key insights

Huion Unveils Its Most Cheerful Pen Tablet Ever in Cebu IT—01 Jul 19

Huion Animation Technology unveiled its first co-branded pen tablet HS64 Special Edition in Cebu, Philippines, during which another new product, Kamvas Pro 16 Premium was also introduced to the public. As consumers nowadays, especially the younger ones,

Heritage Travel on the Rise: Airbnb and 23andMe Team Up to Make it Even Lifestyle—24 May 19

With the rise of at-home genetic tests like 23andMe, it has never been easier to learn about your ancestry, and this has contributed to a growing trend of heritage travel. People around the world are taking trips to connect with their ancestry, and

Eau de Minthe Afternoon Tea inspired by diptyque x Mandarin Oriental, Bangkok from now - 30 June Entertainment—10 May 19

The mystique of The Authors' Lounge which has continued to inspire great novelists for over a century is now espoused with the world's leading perfumerie diptyque of which philosophy embraces the two worlds of dream and reality. Together, diptyque and

SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONAL REVEALS PLANS FOR EXPANSION, BRANDS AND SUSTAINABILITY AT ARABIAN Lifestyle—07 May 19

Hong Kong – Swiss-Belhotel International, the global hospitality management chain, has concluded a highly successful four-days at the Arabian Travel Market (ATM), where it updated the Middle Eastern travel trade on its impressive plans for global

At bauma 2019, XCMG Builds Towards A Better Future with Smart Equipment and General—26 Apr 19

XCMG has concluded a successful exhibition at bauma 2019 in Munich, Germany, highlighting new technologies, cutting-edge products, complete construction solutions and Intelligent Manufacturing (IM) achievements at the world's largest construction trade

CP Foods vows to protect biodiversity and reduce plastic waste Stcoks—23 Apr 19

Charoen Pokphand Foods (CP Foods) a pledge to preserve biodiversity, reducing environmental footprint from its operations through partnerships with government, civil society and communities across Thailand. As concern on global warming and plastic waste

Timor-Lestes commitment to customary justice and conservation sets examples for other General—17 Apr 19

DILI/GENEVA-The UN Special Rapporteur on the rights of indigenous peoples, Victoria Tauli-Corpuz, says Timor-Leste's drive to promote indigenous customary practices has contributed to the progress in building the nation since the restoration of

Four in five Thais tries going cashless as confidence in digital payments grows Visa Stcoks—09 Apr 19

Four in five Thai consumers (78 percent) have tried going cashless in 2018, compared to only fifty percent in previous year as confidence in digital payments grew, according to the 2018 Visa Consumer Payment Attitudes study (the "Study"). The study

QANTAS CONNECTS ADELAIDE AND DARWIN TO ULURU WITH NEW FLIGHTS Lifestyle—03 Apr 19

Qantas is today launching the first direct commercial flights to Uluru from both Adelaide and Darwin to meet growing demand from travellers to the Red Centre. The direct flights to Ayers Rock Airport will operate twice per week from both cities (on

Mango Tree Cafe Opens in Fukuoka, Bringing An Exciting New Era Of Thai Dining To Kyushu General—20 Mar 19

Leading Asian restaurant operator, Mango Tree Worldwide, has continued to expand its footprint in Japan with the opening of a new Mango Tree Cafe in Fukuoka, the largest city on the island of Kyushu. Located on the seventh floor of Solaria Plaza, a major

Rotary charity event rose more than THB 1M through moutain bike challenge General—21 Feb 19

Krabi Rotary Organization, sponsoring partners and cycling enthusiasts have completed the 4th charity fundraising challenge in Krabi on Sunday, 17 February 2019. The 43 km ride by mountain bike around Krabi was considered a successful charity event as it

Beijing Intellectual Property Court Confirms Judgment Against Wuxi Hisky Medical for Patent Heathcare—15 Feb 19

Echosens, an innovative high-technology company offering the FibroScan family of products dedicated to assessment of chronic liver disease, today announces that the Beijing Intellectual Property Court has confirmed judgment against Wuxi Hisky Medical,

Photo Release: PTTEP CEO awarded Knight of the Legion of Honor by France General—14 Feb 19

Mr. Phongsthorn Thavisin (center), PTTEP President and Chief Executive Officer, was conferred the Chevalier de la Legion d'Honneur (Knight of the Legion of Honor) by H.E. Mr. Jacques Lapouge (3rd left), French Ambassador to Thailand, in recognition of

ABeam Consulting acquired 70% shares in LightStream Analytics in Singapore with an aim to expand Events—13 Feb 19

ABeam Consulting (Thailand) Ltd. disclosed ABeam Consulting Pte. Ltd. has concluded an agreement to acquire 70% shares in data analytics powerhouse LightStream Analytics Pte. Ltd. in Singapore. The deal is the part of an ongoing effort by ABeam

Mitsubishi Motors secures largest fleet sale of XPANDER to Garuda Indonesia Automotive—10 Jan 19

Mitsubishi Motors has concluded the largest fleet sale to date of its XPANDER model, demonstrating the strong demand for the company's award-winning MPV (multi-purpose vehicle) among commercial buyers. Garuda, Indonesia's national carrier, has taken

ภาพบรรยากาศงาน A Legendary Chrismas Concert ทั่วไป—26 Dec 18

ภาพบรรยากาศงาน "A Legendary Chrismas Concert" ที่จัดขึ้น ณ ลานเดอะพอร์ท อารีน่า ศูนย์การค้าจังซีลอน ป่าตอง ภูเก็ต เมื่อค่ำคืนคริสต์มาสที่ผ่านมา โดยได้รับเกียรติจาก คุณประวิช จรรยาสิทธิกุล ประธานเจ้าหน้าที่บริหาร ศูนย์การค้าจังซีลอน

Dusit International continues expansion of its dusitD2 brand in dream destinations in Thailand and Lifestyle—24 Dec 18

Dusit International, one of Thailand's leading hotel and property development companies, has continued its global expansion by soft opening two new resorts under its upscale dusitD2 brand – dusitD2 Yarkay Thimphu, Bhutan and dusitD2 Ao Nang, Krabi

Deals Worth Nearly 80 Billion Sealed at Fruitful 2018 Hainan Winter General—20 Dec 18

On December 16, the 5-day 2018 China (Hainan) International Tropical Agricultural Products Winter Trade Fair (Winter Fair) was concluded in Haikou. Deals worth RMB 77.237 billion were signed during the fair, hitting a record high. In addition, the fair

Delta#s Containerized Data Center Solutions Support Campana#s Submarine Cable Landing Station in IT—20 Dec 18

Delta, a global provider of power and thermal management solutions, announced it has enabled an energy-efficient 200kW containerized data center solution for the Singapore-based Campana Group. The modular and scalable properties of Delta's Containerized