Thursday November 21, 2019 16:26

EAST ASIA Press Releases

Nium Partners with Visa to Provide Instant Money Transfers in Southeast Asia Stcoks—21 Nov 19

Nium, a fast-growing digital cross-border payments platform, is enabling users to make real-time money transfers to Visa debit cardholders across Southeast Asia powered by Visa's real-time[1] push payments solution - Visa Direct. Nium Pte. Ltd. (formerly

RISE embarks on a new journey in Singapore with a mission to drive 1% GDP growth in South East Asia Events—20 Nov 19

RISE, a leading Corporate Innovation Powerhouse based out of Southeast Asia, celebrates its official launch in Singapore by hosting the RISE Corporate Innovation Day in Singapore. As it embarks on a new journey in The Lion City, RISE will work with its

Banks in Southeast Asia Risk Losing Nearly US$5 Billion in Payments Revenue by 2025, According to Stcoks—20 Nov 19

- As much as 17% of banks' payments revenue in Thailand, or nearly US$1 billion, is likely to be displaced by the growth of digital payments and competition from non-banks - Yet, as digital payments continue to grow, banks in the region can tap into

Hotel Indigo Bangkok celebrates five years on Wireless Road with exclusive January General—19 Nov 19

Hotel Indigo Bangkok Wireless Road is excited to commemorate its fifth anniversary in Thailand on 8 January 2020. As the first Hotel Indigo in Southeast Asia, Bangkok's Wireless Road area was the perfect choice. The entire stretch is a bustling

GCL System Integration and Powin Energy Announce Joint Venture to Deliver Energy Storage Energy—18 Nov 19

GCL System Integration and Powin Energy to bring leading front-of-the-meter energy storage solutions to Australia and Southeast Asia GCL System Integration (GCL SI) and Powin Energy (Powin), today announced a joint venture, branded as G-Powin Energy

ม.หอการค้าไทยเปิดบ้านต้อนรับภริยานายกรัฐมนตรีญี่ปุ่น ร่วมสร้างเยาวชนคุณภาพผ่านโครงการเรือเยาวชนเอเชี ทั่วไป—15 Nov 19

ม.หอการค้าไทยเปิดบ้านต้อนรับภริยานายกรัฐมนตรีญี่ปุ่น ร่วมสร้างเยาวชนคุณภาพผ่านโครงการเรือเยาวชนเอเชียอาคเนย์ โครงการเรือเยาวชนเอเชียอาคเนย์ (Ship for Southeast Asian and Japanese Youth Program)

Bridgestone Joins Hands with Thai Youth for Free Road Accident by Providing Bridge 2 Inventor 2019 General—15 Nov 19

Thai Bridgestone Co., Ltd. emphasizes Thai youth's innovation to drive Thailand free road accident and to leave out of number 1 rank of Asia and Southeast Asia's most death from road accident through Bridge 2 Inventor 2019: Innovation for Smart

theAsianparent Raises Series C2 Funding from Mirae Asset and NAVER Stcoks—14 Nov 19

theAsianparent, Southeast Asia's largest platform for parents with a monthly network reach of nearly 30 million users, has announced that it has closed a seven-figure Series C2 funding from new strategic investors Mirae Asset Financial Group ("Mirae

Joint efforts for an ocean free of plastics General—14 Nov 19

Seven countries in East and Southeast Asia, including Thailand, the European Union (EU) and the German Federal Government will strengthen their cooperation to reduce plastic waste and marine litter. Today, they launched the 'Rethinking Plastics –

UN report warns plastic policies lagging behind in South-East Asia Energy—13 Nov 19

A new UN Environment Programme assessment of plastic waste policies has determined that limited packaging related policies and weak enforcement are aggravating the problem of plastic pollution in South-East Asian countries. The report goes on to

Lazada#s Record-Breaking 11.11 Performance Reflects the Region#s Vibrant Internet Events—13 Nov 19

Southeast Asia's leading eCommerce platform Lazada concluded yet another record-breaking 11.11 Global Shopping Festival, with close to 10 million more users and more than double the number of selling sellers across the region compared to last year. 26

Lazada celebrates 11.11 Biggest One Day Sale success The regions top spender for Lazada 11.11 is General—13 Nov 19

Lazada, Southeast Asia's leading eCommerce platform, announced the striking success of its flagship shopping event, the Lazada 11.11 Biggest One Day Sale. Bangkok led the 11.11 charts across Thailand provinces with the highest numbers of buyers. Lazada's

Creating Change in Southeast Asia: Sustainability is the Focus of Private Equity Investment in the Stcoks—12 Nov 19

- New Bain & Company research finds that sustainability investments in Southeast Asia have risen by 60 percent to US$3.2 billion in the first half of 2019, versus the same period a year earlier Socially responsible investing is on the rise globally,

Workmate Secures $5.2M Series A Funding to Organize Southeast Asias Informal Labor Stcoks—12 Nov 19

Workmate (formerly Helpster), an on-demand and end-to-end staffing platform for Southeast Asia has raised US$5.2 million after growing 10x since January 2018. The company is on a mission to organize the informal workforce an industry valued at $200

Thai consumers keen to use wearables and biometrics for payment, highest in Southeast Asia Visa Stcoks—11 Nov 19

Visa, the world's leader in digital payments, today revealed Thai consumers show the highest level of awareness and comfort in using wearables and biometrics to make payments comparing to other Southeast Asian nations, based on findings from the Consumer

Robert Walters Survey Reveals Hiring Managers in Thailand Hesitant to Adopt a Talent Growth General—07 Nov 19

- In Southeast Asia, companies who hire for potential, not experience, see a 94% success rate in recruiting quality hires. Yet regionally, 42% of hiring managers have never hired a high potential candidate because they lack the right experience. - In

วว./พันธมิตรเชิญชวนร่วมกิจกรรม Brand DNA 2020 ซีซั่น 5 ทั่วไป—07 Nov 19

สถาบันวิจัยวิทยาศาสตร์และเทคโนโลยีแห่งประเทศไทย (วว.) กระทรวงการอุดมศึกษา วิทยาศาสตร์ วิจัยและนวัตกรรม (อว.) ร่วมกับ CPhi South east asia และ PROPAX Asia ขอเชิญผู้สนใจเข้าร่วมกิจกรรม ในหลักสูตร "Brand DNA 2020 ซีซั่น 5" พบกับวิทยากรผู้ทรงคุณวุฒิ

Dusit International brings global healthy restaurant chain, Kauai, to Southeast Asia under the new General—07 Nov 19

Dusit Foods Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of Dusit International, one of Thailand's leading hotel and property development companies, has entered into a 51:49 joint venture with South Africa's Real Foods Group, to bring its popular healthy fast-casual

Indonesian artist#s intriguing expression of unity in diversity wins 2019 UOB Southeast Asian General—07 Nov 19

United Overseas Bank (UOB) has conferred the 2019 UOB Southeast Asian Painting of the Year (POY) award to Indonesian artist, Mr Anagard for his painting titled WelcomePerdamaian, Goodbye Kedengkian (Welcome Peace, Goodbye Hostility). Mr Anagard's

Bain Company, Google และ Temasek คาดรายได้จากบริการการเงินดิจิทัลในเอเชียตะวันออกเฉียงใต้ พุ่งจาก หุ้น—07 Nov 19

คาดยอดชำระเงินทางดิจิทัลพุ่งเกินหลัก 1 ล้านล้านดอลลาร์ภายในปี 2568 เมื่อลูกค้าหันมาใช้บริการการเงินดิจิทัลถึงจุดสำคัญ Bain & Company, Google และ Temasek ได้เผยแพร่รายงานฉบับใหม่ในหัวข้อ Fulfilling its Promise - The Future of Southeast Asia's

Johnson Johnson and Lazada Group Enter Strategic Partnership General—07 Nov 19

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Health ("Johnson & Johnson") and Lazada Group ("Lazada") today entered a strategic partnership to incubate more brands for success in Southeast Asian and Chinese markets. With this collaboration, the two companies will

Bain Company, Google and Temasek: Digital Financial Services Revenue in Southeast Asia Set to Jump Stcoks—30 Oct 19

Digital payments alone will exceed US$1 trillion in transaction value by 2025, as customer adoption of digital financial services reaches an inflection point Among the findings of a recent report, Fulfilling its Promise - The Future of Southeast Asia's

Hertz Appoints General Sales Agents for Four Countries Across East and Southeast Lifestyle—29 Oct 19

Hertz Asia-Pacific has appointed Discover the World (DTW) as its General Sales Agent (GSA) for Cambodia, Laos and Myanmar. First Marketing has also been appointed as the GSA for Macau. DTW and First Marketing will manage the outbound sales of products

Chung Yuan Christian University leads delegation to survey Thailand General—28 Oct 19

The visit is in line with Taiwan's New Southbound Policy to establish wide-ranging and diverse strategic partnerships with the countries of South and Southeast Asia With a focus on the ASEAN market, the Industry Accelerator & Incubation Center at

Yili announces 2019 interim results with over RMB 45.07 billion in revenue and RMB 3.8 billion in General—30 Aug 19

Yili Group (600887.SH) announced its 2019 interim results on the evening of August 29th. The report shows in the first half of 2019, Yili realized a total operating revenue of RMB 45.07 billion, a year-on-year increase of RMB 5.13 billion, and a net

Lazada#s 11.11 redefines the retail experience in Southeast Asia General—25 Oct 19

Lazada's flagship 11.11 shopping festival this year continues to redefine the region's retail experience with new Shoppertainment features and fun ways to collect vouchers through social interactions - all enabled by Lazada's world-class technology and

Incubate, Measure and Amplify: The Circulate Initiative Launches Strategy to End Plastic Pollution Stcoks—24 Oct 19

- The Incubation Network developed with SecondMuse is The Circulate Initiative's flagship program, supporting innovators across South and Southeast Asia and creating the conditions they need to succeed. At the 2019 Our Ocean Conference, Circulate

IMA President and CEO Jeff Thomson Visits Malaysia Events—24 Oct 19

Thomson supporting the development of the management accounting profession in Southeast Asia at various events Jeff Thomson, CMA, CSCA, CAE, president and CEO at IMA(R) (Institute of Management Accountants), one of the largest and most respected

Ex APAC CFO of Rocket Internet joins theAsianparent, Southeast Asias Largest Social Network for IT—22 Oct 19

Reaching nearly 30 million users monthly, theAsianparent -- Southeast Asia's largest platform for mums -- today announced former Rocket Internet JV Asia Pacific CFO, Jatin Detwani, has joined theAsianparent to lead its Corporate Finance, Commercial and

Ex APAC CFO of Rocket Internet joins theAsianparent, Southeast Asias Largest Social Network for IT—22 Oct 19

Reaching nearly 30 million users monthly, theAsianparent -- Southeast Asia's largest platform for mums -- today announced former Rocket Internet JV Asia Pacific CFO, Jatin Detwani, has joined theAsianparent to lead its Corporate Finance, Commercial and