Saturday March 23, 2019 12:18

SOUTHEAST ASIA Press Releases

PTTEP acquires Murphy Oil Corporations business in Malaysia Strengthen long-term growth in Southeast Asia Stcoks—22 Mar 19

PTT Exploration and Production Public Company Limited (PTTEP), makes a success acquisition in Murphy Oil Corporation's business in Malaysia worth USD 2,127 million which is expected to promptly add sales volumes by 15% and operating cash flow right after

United Nations ESCAP and the Inclusive Business Action Network partner to strengthen the policy environment for inclusive businesses in South-East Asia General—19 Mar 19

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The Inclusive Business Action Network (iBAN) and the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) announced a joint initiative today to help governments to enhance the policy environment for inclusive business in South-East Asia.

iBAN is a global initiative implemented by Deutsche Gesellschaft fu?r Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ), which supports the scaling and replication of inclusive business models to improve the lives of the poor. ESCAP - the regional intergovernmental platform for the United Nations in Asia and the Pacific - will leverage its expertise in promoting impact investment, sustainable business and inclusive innovation; to support policymakers to develop inclusive business policies, and provide a sub-regional platform for sharing knowledge and lessons learned across South-East Asia.

"ESCAP's regional expertise and knowledge in promoting inclusive innovation policies makes it ideally placed to support a strong policy foundation to spur inclusive businesses in this fast-growing region," said Christian Jahn, Executive Director of iBAN.

Inclusive businesses provide goods, services, and livelihoods to people living at the base of the economic pyramid; while also engaging the low-income population in the value chain of companies as suppliers, distri

Lazada expands reach of international merchants in Southeast Asia General—08 Mar 19

Southeast Asia's leading eCommerce company Lazada is boosting its cross-border operations for international brands and merchants to expand their reach to consumers, as the platform's cross-border sales quadrupled over the last three years. Among the

Agility Announces Southeast Asian Countries Top Annual Logistics List General—05 Mar 19

- Indonesia, Malaysia, Vietnam, Thailand and Philippines among leaders in 50-country ranking Southeast Asian nations outperform most other emerging markets in the 10th annual Agility Emerging Markets Logistics Index, a broad gauge of competitiveness

KTC join forces with Shopee in providing hot hit discounts every Monday and redeem for 10% cash Stcoks—04 Mar 19

"KTC" or Krungthai Card Public Company Limited, jointly with "Shopee," the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, organize a promotional activity for avid shoppers on Monday. Receive Bt. 100 discounts every Monday for purchases worth

HotNow Enhances its Ecosystem to Bring HOT Tokens to Daily Life, Lists on Two More Cryptocurrency IT—04 Mar 19

HotNow, the leading online-to-offline gamified retail platform, revealed its business plan for 2019 will drive the growth of its digital economy ecosystem across Southeast Asia as well as globally. The company is enhancing channels for HOT token trading

CyberScout Develops Innovative Cyber Insurance Distribution Model with Two New Partnerships in IT—28 Feb 19

- CyberScout partners with Pioneer Insurance & Surety Corp. (Pioneer Insurance) and MSIG Mingtai Insurance Co. to deliver the first embedded, retainer-based cyber insurance offering to the Southeast Asia market. Together they will deliver

XCMG Announces Plan to Release 84 G-Series Cranes In 2019 In Overseas General—27 Feb 19

XCMG, China's leading construction machinery manufacturer, plans to release a total of 84 new customized G-series cranes products globally by the end of 2019 with 25 of them being products designed for and introduced to Southeast Asian, Middle Eastern

5G to bring $1.2 trillion industry opportunity in Southeast Asia: Huawei IT—25 Feb 19

5G will bring industry opportunities worth $1.2 trillion in Southeast Asia in the next five years, Huawei's regional president said at the MWC 2019 Media interview in Barcelona on Sunday. "Southeast Asia will stand out with the fastest GDP growth around

CEO confidence drops in ASEAN, PwC says Stcoks—25 Feb 19

BANGKOK, 21 February 2019 – CEOs and top executives across the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) are more worried about this year's growth prospects than their global counterparts, according to PwC's 22nd Annual Global CEO Survey. What

การประชุมเชิงปฏิบัติการ หัวข้อ นวัตกรรมการจัดหาเงินทุนเพื่อการพัฒนาโครงสร้างพื้นฐานของอาเซียน หุ้น—22 Feb 19

นางสาวเกตสุดา สุประดิษฐ์ รองผู้อำนวยการสำนักงานเศรษฐกิจการคลัง เป็นประธานร่วมกับ นาย Ramesh Subramaniam ตำแหน่ง Director General, Southeast Asia Department ของธนาคารพัฒนาเอเชีย (Asian Development Bank: ADB) ในการประชุมเชิงปฏิบัติการในหัวข้อ

Hey YOO! Worlds largest residential design brand lands in Southeast Asia with a new team and Lifestyle—20 Feb 19

With a hive-mind of design talent and visionary concepts the "out-of-the-box" design brand readies to reinvent spaces throughout the region What do you get when you cross a game-changing property developer with one of the most seminal names in design

Photo Release: THAI Welcomes Representatives from Malaysia Tourism Promotion Lifestyle—15 Feb 19

Mr. Korakot Chatasingha (fourth from left), Director of Thailand Regional Sales, Thai Airways International Public Company Limited (THAI), welcomed Mr. Noran Ujang (third from left), Director of International Promotion Division (Southeast Asia), Malaysia

Philippines: Arrest of Rappler CEO Maria Ressa an attack on journalism General—14 Feb 19

Southeast Asian lawmakers today called for all charges to be dropped against Maria Ressa, Chief Executive Officer and executive editor of the news site Rappler, who was arrested yesterday on cyber libel charge carrying up to 12 years'

Hilton Pattaya Team Won of Fifth Annual South East Asia FB Masters General—13 Feb 19

Hilton Pattaya's representative - Khun Parichat Pramo (the 3rd from the left) won the Barista Challenge on the fifth annual South East Asia (SEA) F&B Masters 2018/2019 grand finale in Hilton Kota Kinabalu on January 28 and 29, 2019. Khun Parichat

โรงแรมฮิลตัน พัทยา รับรางวัลชนะเลิศการแข่งขันทำอาหาร และเครื่องดื่ม South East Asia FB Masters ทั่วไป—13 Feb 19

ตัวแทนจากโรงแรมฮิลตัน พัทยา คุณปาริฉัตร ประโม (ลำดับที่ 3 จากซ้าย) ได้รับรางวัลชนะเลิศ การแข่งขันบาริสต้า ในรายการ South East Asia F&B Masters ครั้งที่ 5 รอบสุดท้าย ประจำปี 2561/2562 ณ โรงแรมฮิลตัน โคตาคินาบาลู ประเทศมาเลเซีย ระหว่างวันที่ 28 ถึง 29

BenQ Medical Group Targeting Thai Medical Market. To Initially Launch K2 Medical in Thailand Before Events—13 Feb 19

BenQ Medical Group, one of the Taiwanese manufacturers and distributors of medical supplies, is planning to expand its medical market to South East Asian region. Its first regional office was inaugurated in Thailand on 23 January 2019, namely K2 Medical

S.E.A. Focus Renews Interest in Southeast Asian Art Boutique art fair reports encouraging sales, General—12 Feb 19

S.E.A. Focus had a successful showcase with positive reviews from participating galleries, regional collectors and local visitors. Organised by STPI – Creative Workshop & Gallery, S.E.A. Focus is a platform to foster awareness and raise demand

The rise in book value of SHREITs 3 Southeast-Asia-based properties to USD 143m underpins strong Stcoks—11 Feb 19

Independent appraisal firms appraised the total book value of SHREIT's hotel properties in Southeast Asia as at the end of 2018 at USD 143.2 million, up 9.6% from the investment value as at SHREIT's inception and 3.6% from the investment value as at the

Photo Release: RISE brings together corporate innovators to set the stage for Corporate Innovation IT—07 Feb 19

Recently, Dr. Supachai Parchariyanon, Founder and CEO of RISE, a Regional Corporate Innovation Accelerator (the 3rdfrom right) together with Dr. Nuttapon Nimmanphatcharin President/CEO of Digital Economy Promotion Agency (depa) (The 3rd from left), Mr.

Hilton Pattaya Features Sweet Taste of Sugarcane in February General—04 Feb 19

'Sugarcane' is generally used for sugar production and found in all tropical and subtropical regions including Southeast Asia. Sugarcane is rich in antioxidants that can help improve the immune system. It also contains iron, magnesium, calcium and

Taste Asia#s Epicurean Experience Lifestyle—01 Feb 19

Leading the way as Asia's ultimate gourmet hotel, The Nai Harn Phuket continues to elevate guests' epicurean experience. A hotel that is already acclaimed to have South East Asia's 'Best Luxury Restaurant Bar'*, the recent launch of a spectacular new all

Arton Capital Singapore appoints Julie Tan as Director Stcoks—01 Feb 19

Arton Capital, the global leader in residency and citizenship solutions, has appointed Ms. Julie Tan as Director responsible for Media Relations in Singapore and Southeast Asia. A global citizen, with an extensive network of likeminded individuals, Ms.

Lazada ramps up supermarket plans in Southeast Asia Events—31 Jan 19

- Singapore shoppers will now enjoy the largest range of groceries and fresh produce on Lazada Lazada Group today announced it will ramp up its supermarket business in Southeast Asia, as part of plans to accelerate its growth to become the region's

RISE brings together corporate innovators to set the stage for Corporate Innovation in Southeast Events—30 Jan 19

RISE collaborates with leading global corporate innovators and practitioners to share practical perspectives on corporate innovation for Corporate Innovation Summit 2019. The conference is going to be Asia's first experiential conference and will be held

Photo Release: EXIM Thailand Inks MOU with Hongkong Trade Development Center to Enhance Thai Events—30 Jan 19

Mr. Pisit Serewiwattana (right), President of Export-Import Bank of Thailand (EXIM Thailand), recently signed a memorandum of understanding with Mr. Peter Wong (left), Regional Director, South East Asia and South Asia, Hongkong Trade Development Center

TMAN and TREIT Officially Affiliated into Frasers Property Ready to Become Leading Industrial Properties—29 Jan 19

- By Leveraging the expertise of Frasers Property Group, the company is confident that this change will strengthen the performance and establish FTREIT at an international level. - Supporting FTREIT to attract more investors from Thailand and

Bangkoks Chao Phraya River gets new landmark attraction with opening of Southeast Asias longest Lifestyle—29 Jan 19

Thailand's first world-class multi-media water, light, and sound feature aims to boost tourism along the Chao Phraya River Thailand's first, and Southeast Asia's longest, water, light and sound feature recently opened on the banks of the Chao Phraya

IRPC Selects AspenTech Prescriptive Maintenance Software to Mitigate Unplanned IT—28 Jan 19

Aspen Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ:AZPN), the asset optimization(TM) software company, today announced that Southeast Asia's integrated petrochemical pioneer, IRPC PLC, has selected Aspen Mtell software for its refinery and petrochemical plants in Rayong

Dot Property names James Claassen as Group Commercial Director Properties—28 Jan 19

Dot Property, Southeast Asia's leading online property marketplace, is pleased to announce that James Claassen has been named Commercial Director. In this newly created role, James will drive continued commercial development of the Dot Property Group