Sunday December 17, 2017 09:17

PACIFICA Press Releases

SAS praises on TRUE winning DX Leader L3D Mastery of the Year for Thailand at the 2017 IDC Digital Transformation Awards 2017 IT—06 Dec 17

True Corporation Public Company Limited (TRUE), a leading integrated telecommunications provider in Thailand, garnered the prestigious award "IDC Digital Transformation Award: DX Leader – L3D Mastery" from IDC Asia Pacific, a global leading

New Policy Approach Needed for East Asia and Pacific to Achieve Inclusive Growth: World Bank Stcoks—06 Dec 17

Jakarta--6 Dec--World Bank
Securing upward mobility and assuring economic security for all is critical

Jakarta, December 4, 2017: The countries of developing East Asia and Pacific – among the most successful in the world in reducing poverty and improving living standards – need to adopt a new thinking if they are to achieve inclusive growth going forward, says a new World Bank report.

Growth that is inclusive – one that reduces poverty while providing upward mobility and economic security for all – will require countries to go beyond its successful "growth with equity" model, reports Riding the Wave: An East Asian Miracle for the 21st Century. Prospects for upward mobility are seen as increasingly elusive, reflecting a sense that income and wealth are becoming more concentrated while access to basic social services remains limited and often of poor quality. Achieving economic security for all is more difficult, particularly as the region faces newer challenges: rapid aging, less certain growth prospects, and greater urbanization.

Inequality is a growing concern to citizens across the region. Over 90 percent in China and over half in the Philippines think that income differences in their countries are too large. In Indonesia, almost 90 percent of the population thinks it is urgent to address inequali

Asia-Pacific Macroeconomic Policy and Financing for Development Meeting Opens 6 December 6 to 8 General—04 Dec 17

The United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) will bring together ministers and senior officials from Asia and the Pacific, as well as representatives of central banks and the public sector for the Committee on

ฉลองเปิดร้าน ikon มัลติสโตร์โฉมใหม่ พร้อมดาราวัยรุ่นชื่อดัง #เต้-ตี๋ และขบวนสินค้ารองเท้าแฟชั่น สินค้า—30 Nov 17

บริษัท แปซิฟิกา เอเลเมนท์ ผู้นำเข้าและจัดจำหน่ายแบรนด์รองเท้าชั้นนำทั้ง Keds, PRO-Keds, Camper และ Sperry เอาใจขาช็อปด้วยการเปิดร้าน 'ไอคอน (ikon)' มัลติสโตร์โฉมใหม่ ยกขบวนสินค้าจากแบรนด์ต่างๆมากมายรวบรวมไว้ในหนึ่งเดียว

UN forum in Bangkok calls for more effective policies to enhance youth participation in sustainable General—29 Nov 17

Countries from Asia-Pacific, Africa, and Western Asia gathered this week at a United Nations forum in Bangkok to explore opportunities for scaling up youth participation in sustainable development and decision-making processes. Participants, which

AIRBNB EXPANDS EXPERIENCES IN ASIA PACIFIC With three new cities launches in Melbourne, Bali and Lifestyle—28 Nov 17

Airbnb has opened up three new Asia Pacific (APAC) markets for its Trips 'Experiences' - curated activities guided by local insiders - enabling hospitality entrepreneurs in Melbourne, Bali, and Hong Kong (early December) to capitalise on the growing

Resilient Transport Vital to Curb Disaster Losses in Small Island Developing Stcoks—16 Nov 17

Improved policies alone could reduce the impact of natural disasters on well-being by 13 to 25% in small island countries BONN, November 15, 2017—Small Island Developing States (SIDS) in the Caribbean, Pacific, Africa and Indian Ocean are among the

Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort Wins Service Excellence Award Lifestyle—27 Oct 17

The Outrigger Laguna Phuket Beach Resort has won the "Best Resort (Service Excellence) – Asia Pacific" Award at the 2017 Travel Weekly Asia Reader's Choice Awards. Rory Campbell the Area Director for Sales & Marketing for Outrigger Resorts in

Outrigger Resorts Launches Exclusive Global Honeymoon Platform Lifestyle—25 Oct 17

To coincide with the start of ITB Asia in Singapore, Oct. 25, Outrigger Resorts is launching a range of nine honeymoon packages for all of its Pacific, Asian and Indian Ocean beachfront resorts this week. The packages cover some of the most desirable and

Mandarin Orchard Singapore named Best Upscale Hotel - Asia Pacific at the Travel Weekly Asia Lifestyle—24 Oct 17

Mandarin Orchard Singapore, flagship hotel of award-winning Asian hospitality brand Meritus Hotels & Resorts, was named "Best Upscale Hotel - Asia Pacific" at the Travel Weekly Asia Readers' Choice Awards 2017. Now in its third year, the annual

Jetstar Asia Tops the Table in Punctuality Local LCC is the only Asia Pacific airline to attain Lifestyle—20 Oct 17

Jetstar Asia has attained the top ranking for its punctuality amongst all Asia Pacific airlines, achieving a five-star rating in OAG's biannual on-time performance report. Based in the United Kingdom, digital flight data analyst OAG, released its

High-level UN meeting strengthens civil registration and vital statistics systems in Asia Entertainment—18 Oct 17

Policymakers and experts are gathered at a United Nations led meeting in Bangkok this week to strengthen civil registration and vital statistics (CRVS) systems in Asia and the Pacific, and improve the health, education, and human rights protections for

THAI Smile Airways wins Best Regional Airline in Asia Pacific from GLOBE LUXURI AND PREMIUM Lifestyle—29 Sep 17

THAI Smile Airways reaffirmed the success of its tapping into the Indian market by winning the Best Regional Airline in Asia Pacific Award from GLOBE LUXURI AND PREMIUM AWARDS. The award was organized by Stimulus Research Services, one of the


According to the Airbnb Asia Pacific (APAC) Travel survey, Asia Pacific (APAC) travelers are getting more adventurous with 71% of people surveyed emphasizing the importance of trying local cuisines on vacation, and 6 out of 10 (59%) travelers keen to try


Global travel platform meets the rising demand of APAC business travellers seeking an authentic travel experience Airbnb, the world's leading community-driven hospitality company, announced it has signed leading companies in Asia Pacific (APAC) -- like

Merck Opens China#s First BioReliance(R) End-to-End Biodevelopment Center in IT—22 Sep 17

Merck , a leading science and technology company, today announced the opening of its first BioReliance(R) End-to-End Biodevelopment Center in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Located in Shanghai, China, the center will provide a full range of process

Cox Kings# Social Media Campaign Wins PATA Gold Awards 2017 Lifestyle—19 Sep 17

Cox & Kings Ltd., the oldest travel company in the world and also one of the leading holidays and education travel group, has won the prestigious Pacific Asia Travel Association (PATA) Gold Award for its 'Forever Young' campaign in the Marketing

Cathay Pacific finalises order for 32 A321neo aircraft Lifestyle—19 Sep 17

Cathay Pacific Airways has finalised an order with Airbus for 32 A321neo single-aisle aircraft. The aircraft will be operated by Cathay Dragon, the regional carrier of the Group, on services linking its Hong Kong home base with destinations across Asia.

IDC Names 18 Smart City Initiatives in Asia/Pacific excluding Japan as the Best of the Best in the General—17 Aug 17

IDC Asia/Pacific announced today the winners of the 2017 Smart City Asia Pacific Awards (SCAPA) with New Zealand and Singapore leading the way in the most number of smart city initiatives recognized at four and three, respectively. Other winners include

ไอดีซี ประกาศรายชื่อโครงการสมาร์ทซิตี้ 18 โครงการในภูมิภาคเอเชียแปซิฟิกยกเว้นญีปุ่น ทั่วไป—17 Aug 17

ไอดีซี เอเชียแปซิฟิก ได้ประกาศรายชื่อผู้ชนะรางวัล Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2017 (SCAPA) โดยนิวซีแลนด์ได้รางวัลชนะเลิศมากที่สุด 4 โครงการ และ สิงคโปร์ได้รางวัลชนะเลิศมากที่สุด 3 โครงการ ขณะที่ประเทศออสเตรเลีย เกาหลีใต้ ฮ่องกง และจีน


H.E. Mrs. Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports, was an honorary guest at a welcome dinner for participants attending the "Pan Pacific and Southeast Asia Women's Association International Mid-Term Council Meeting", organised by the Pan

Asia-Pacific must boost development reform efforts to achieve 2030 Agenda, says new UN ESCAP Entertainment—25 Jul 17

New York (ESCAP News) -- Asia and the Pacific, a region with an impressive development track record, will need to step up its overall development reform effort to achieve the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) by 2030, according to a new report

DEPA ชวนลุ้น ภูเก็ต เชียงใหม่ ชิงสุดยอด SMART CITY ไอที—28 Jun 17

สำนักงานส่งเสริมเศรษฐกิจดิจิทัล หรือ DEPA หน่วยงานในสังกัดกระทรวงดิจิทัลเพื่อเศรษฐกิจและสังคม เชิญร่วมโหวตให้ จังหวัดภูเก็ตและจังหวัดเชียงใหม่ ซึ่งผ่านเข้ารอบสุดท้ายในการประกวด Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2017 จัดโดย IDC (International Data

Airbus demonstrates regular customer delivery flights with sustainable jet fuel 15 A350 XWB Lifestyle—12 Jun 17

Showing its strong commitment towards eco-efficiency, Airbus becomes the first aircraft manufacturer to offer its customers the option of delivering new jets using a blend of sustainable jet fuel. The 15th A350-900 for Cathay Pacific departed Toulouse on


CBRE has been honored at the prestigious Asia Pacific Property Awards 2017, capturing a total of 19 awards across 12 of its APAC markets. The official announcements were made at the IPAX Asia Pacific Awards Gala, which took place in Bangkok from May

Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2017 Opens Public Voting for the Best Smart City Projects in Asia IT—05 Jun 17

IDC Government Insights Asia Pacific opens public voting in its search for the top smart city initiatives in the region (excluding Japan) for the third straight year. Out of over 150 smart city project submissions coming from local governments and

รางวัล Smart City Asia Pacific Awards 2017 เปิดให้ลงคะแนนแล้วเพื่อค้นหาสุดยอดโครงการสมาร์ทซิตี้ในภู ไอที—05 Jun 17

IDC Government Insights Asia Pacific ได้เปิดให้สาธารณชนลงคะแนนเพื่อค้นหาสุดยอดนวัตกรรมสมาร์ทซิตี้ของภูมิภาคเอเชียแปซิฟิก (ยกเว้นญี่ปุ่น) ซึ่งจัดขึ้นติดต่อกันเป็นปีที่ 3 แล้ว โดยมีโครงการสมาร์ทซิตี้มากกว่า 150

Photo Release: PTTEP joins the Ministry of Foreign Affairs and U.S. Embassy in the development Energy—18 May 17

Somporn Vongvuthipornchai, President and Chief Executive Officer of PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), joined Witchu Vejjajiva, Deputy Director-General of Department of American and South Pacific Affairs, the Ministry of

Photo Release: Visa and Thailand Ministry of Tourism and Sports Celebrate 20 Years of General—28 Apr 17

Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, Minister of Tourism and Sports, recently welcomed Chris Clark, Visa Group Executive for Asia-Pacific, at the Ministry of Tourism and Sports. During the visit, Mr. Clark thanked Ms. Kobkarn for the 20 years of cooperation between

HIMSS Asia Pacific and Elsevier Announce Call for Submissions for the 5th HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Heathcare—17 Apr 17

HIMSS Asia Pacific and Elsevier , the information analytics company specializing in science and health, are proud to announce the call for submissions for the fifth Asia Pacific HIMSS-Elsevier Digital Healthcare Award 2017. The HIMSS-Elsevier Digital