September 2009 Archives

In a survey published by the Fortune Magazine, it was seen that this year's list has 6 Asian companies in the top 50 with Singapore Airlines getting most of the plaudits. They have always been around in this kind of survey and it shows their consistent level of being user... more >>
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We have heard it many times that the internet is often considered recession proof and here is the proof for it then, during the hard times in the last few months, many companies in every industry were facing tough times, banks, shops, and everyone was losing their jobs. The... more >>
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Asia in Space!

Asians have been in the news for the right reasons when talking about space travels recently. India made a hugely important discovery when the Indian space shuttle noticed water on the surface of the moon and the whole of India was jubilant with news everywhere saying it was a triumphant... more >>
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Intra-Asia Basketball league

The first Pan-ASEAN basketball league was launched last Monday and it has teams from all over the south-east Asian regions. There is hope that the number of teams can be increased from 10-20 for the next season too. The tournament will begin on the 10th of October and will draw... more >>
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jasonmaddock.asia

The use of domain names is really going to every single industry around the world. From mom and pop stores to website designers and now even artists from the globe are going online to showcase their work. It actually has many benefits indeed, for example they would not have to... more >>
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ART-IT.Asia

Coming from Japan, Art-IT, is actually a platform where people can talk about everything art. The site itself is very well done where people can blog and it is also a social network about Art. It is also a magazine and the issue actually had some pages on why they... more >>
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The CIK-FIA World Karting Championship, is going to be held in Macao from the 9th to 11th of October this year and it is the first time it is going to be held in Asia. The tournament which use to be very European focused and still is now comes to... more >>
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Instra Corporation

Meet .Asia Registrar:  Instra Corporation Website: www.instra.com Location: Melbourne, Australia Instra is a privately owned company established in 1997, it has expanded its business from New Zealand and Australia to the rest of the domain name world.  Instra is a globally accredited Registrar with direct accreditations with over 100 registries... more >>
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Ford Making Asian inroads!

Ford is making a great push into the booming Asian Automobile industry now. It has been a long time coming for this company but they finally realize how important this area is. Competitors have noticed it, In China Ford lags way behind of Toyota, GM and Volkswagen AG. Now there... more >>
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Reality Shows hitting Asia!

Asians have always been addicted to American TV shows like Survivor, Amazing Race, American Idol among others. Now they will have the chance to be part of the show. It has been noticed by big American companies like NBC, and they are bringing one of their shows called the Biggest... more >>
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South Korea on the F1 Grid Now!

The buzz was all about Singapore at first as being the only race to be driven at night, and it has become a large showcase event now with big stars in the music industry coming down as well, it is going to be spectacular. Now Korea wants a piece of... more >>
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H&M expands in Asia.

Swedish fashion icons Hennes & Mauritz better known as H&M around the streets of Asia are looking to make some big inroads in the Asian Market. Zara as mentioned before here are also looking at expanding in Asia. It is the next big fish out there for every big company.... more >>
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English Football Clubs enroute to ASIA!

Recently, Liverpool football club signed a massive 80 million pounds sponsorship agreement with Standard Charted Bank and from next year onwards Liverpool will have their logo on their jerseys, it is a massive deal and one that they hope can give them more exposure around the world and especially Asia.... more >>
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Onground.Asia

A site coming from Bangkok Onground.Asia, seems to be a very architectural site but it is way more than that, architects, designers and researchers are present there promoting themselves as one company. Nowadays the big architectural industry is even going online, people can see the work of different ones from... more >>
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British Supermarkets have Asian taste!

British supermarket chain Asda which is like the Wal-Mart of the United States recently announced that they were going to have an Asian section in their supermarket chains. They would now be selling traditional Asian clothing in their stores very soon. They are not only targeted for the large Asian... more >>
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LazyBones.Asia

Now here comes a website which really does speak for itself. People who are lazy and want nice quality food delivered to their place just need to head to this website and get everything they need, from alcoholic drinks to great pizzas and even Chinese food. It is also open... more >>
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BaliFokus.Asia

BaliFokus is a NGO focusing in promote and implement appropriate and low-cost decentralized wastewater treatment for small-scale industries and pig/cow farms in Bali and NTB. It collaborates with local governments and small-scale entrepreneurs/farmers of Denpasar City, Badung regency, Gianyar regency, Bangli regency, Mataram City regency, Sumbawa regency and Bima City... more >>
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Blisschocolates.Asia

Coming from the streets of India, this chocolatier is slowly making its mark in the Indian market. One of the world's most famous chocolatiers works here so the quality is never going to be sacrificed here.  The site is very simplified, just being just as informative, giving people its location... more >>
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Asia Powerhouse!

Here is a situation that will make everyone around take notice, the number of free-trade agreements (FTAs) signed by Asian countries has grown from just three in 2000 to 56 by the end of August 2009. Asia is slowly integrating into a very powerful force to be reckoned with by... more >>
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Zara in Asia!

Zara, a store coming from the streets of Spain would have never been imagined to be make it big on the world stage but it has. Now it is looking to the every growing Asian market, which it sees as the next big thing and so do many other people.... more >>
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Hotels on the rise in Asia!

Hotelier Marriott International Inc, said on Wednesday that it saw great potential in the Asian Market in the coming years and that had sparked its decision to open 21 new hotels and resorts around the Asian region in the coming 5 years. This will expend the Marriott group to having... more >>
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AdMart.Asia

On a mini-bus in Hong Kong, this sticker was seen on the back of one seat. It was a fiarly oldish sticker because it was ripped apart but the ".Asia" was still there to be seen. The site http://www.admart.asia, is a very creative classfied site where people can post... more >>
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Bollywood overtaking Hollywood?

Every sign this is happening or will happen in the near future. From big Bollywood stars going to Hollywood for feature films like Ashwarai Rai staring in Bride and Prejudice, to huge stars like Akshay Kumar acting in a film in China called Chandni Chowk Goes to China, things are... more >>
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Venice Film Festival has Asian Fetish!

Venice Film Festival put the spotlight on Asia today as the big and glamorous films from Asia took center stage as Soi Cheang's "Accident" and a Hong Kong film about Taiwan "Prince of Tears" hit the screens. The first movie "Accident", done in Hong Kong is a very creative new... more >>
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Losemann.Asia

Losemann.Asia is a personal blog site written by Matthias Beyer, all about his thoughts and about things that happen in his life. As Matthias Beyer is a frequent traveler, he has visited some places in Asia, such as China, Singapore, Thailand, Cambodia, Malaysia, visitors therefore can regularly follow up with... more >>
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Aquaeria.Asia

"I'm going to get my nails done" is a phrase we are hearing very often these days around Hong Kong and Asia. It has become such a trendy thing that companies from all over Asia have set up shops and places to do nails all around the city. It... more >>
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AsiaTravel.Asia 2

I sighted this website months ago and now saw it again in the MTR but they had a different advertisement theme this time. They were focusing on one part of China for their tours. As not many people know about historic facts about certian regions of China, they are... more >>
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Fantasea.Asia

Originating from Thailand, this resort along the 3 kilometer beach line is filled with beauty and excitement. It is known as the island of natural beauty. It is like any other resort, there are good hotels, bungalows, great food, and also it is very famous for its Full Moon party... more >>
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Asia, Future Kings of the sky too!

The West has been dominant in the aviation industry for all this time, almost all airlines from over the globe use carriers from Europe or the United States. Now the times might be changing, an Air Show took place in Hong Kong last Tuesday showed that China is making inroads,... more >>
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Charleybrowns.Asia

Coming from the streets of Bangkok, this is yet another example of a restaurant seeing the pros of going online and having an x-ray view of what the restaurant is all about including pictures, menus and the location. The site is so easy on the eye with navigation done very... more >>
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Up2you.Asia

Boxing is a new sport which is slowly becoming the new vibe of soceity. From Gyms around the country to people going out to watch these sports more around Asia, also add to that the fact that the best boxer around the world is Asian too. It was only a... more >>
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There is Asia everywhere!

From downtown USA, comes a place called Elgin, hosts the 2009 Asian Fest which attracts many people from USA. People gather here and celebrate everything Asian with all Asian food being sold, so called "Asian" activities like volleyball and table-tennis played. A couple who are Thai have been living there... more >>
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Jamie Oliver moves to Asia!

Jamie Oliver, one of the most famous chefs around the world, plans to open several branches of his casual Italian eatery around Asia in the coming years and he wants to start with Hong Kong. Jamie aims to serve authentic Italian food made with fresh ingredients and let the people... more >>
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Pradha.Asia

When people think of Bali, it is always coconut trees, beach and the best outdoor vacation ever, well there is more to Bali than that. Pradha.Asia shows the other side of the coin there. It is inland to Bali and is a very different kind of resort to the rest... more >>
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Elsewhere2.Asia

In the heart of Phnom Penh, Cambodia, this place which is a classy pool lounge has a restaurant, bar and also a clothes shop. The website has a bit of class about it and they are using the ".Asia" domain name also in their contact us part. The website itself... more >>
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Picto.Asia

A small website from Asia, cannot really tell the location and that is what adds more value to the ".Asia" name. We want this extension to already have an identity and people by looking at the site will know there must be a strong affiliation to the Asian market. The... more >>
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Asia = exhibition capital of the World

Customers from the West are coming over to the East for exhibitions. Even Asians over here do not need to travel far, a good world class exhibition is just around the corner. The main selling item for exhibitions here is the exceptional service the Mice Industry here has to offer.... more >>
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innervoices.asia

"Inner Voices is an exemplary initiative bringing together 13 of the Finest & Culturally Diverse musical talents across Malaysia. Inner voices is founded with the objective to find a new Malaysian sound, and explore the ever-evolving spectrum of a new-age "Malaysian Music." Their mission is to unite Malaysians through music.... more >>
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leluxe.asia

Luxury in Asia (l.i.a) is a blog created by a group of Asian grads from MBA Luxury Management and Marketing program in ESG, Paris. The blog provides the latest news and inspiration throughout Asian lifestyle, fashion, design and trends, attempting to answer a few questions: "What is luxury for us... more >>
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Bestweek.Asia

The Asian Pacific version of the Best Week magazine is now using this domain name and it gives more scope to the very broad Best Week magazine. We have seen many of the worlds biggest online magazine companies like Wall Street Journal, Time magazine, Business Week and so on, they... more >>
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Asia really coming of age

From a recent blog by Blair Currie, CEO of Aegis Media and has been living in Asia for the past 20 years, he had a top 10 list of things he predicts for 2010. One of them really is interesting, he mentions that Asia will really be coming of age... more >>
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CRM in Asia!

Being in the midst of a financial crisis, companies are moving their focus away from finding new customers to keeping the old ones happier. This has been a very Western thing to do but now it is catching up in Asia a lot. In Singapore, Mcdonalds gets the details of... more >>
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Kiteboardtour.Asia

Now kiteboarding is a sport in which participants ride a form of surfboard harnessed to a large kite which is controlled by hand-held strings. One of these sports where people who love it would not know where to go to compete or play it against a group of people. Now,... more >>
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Ichiziku.Asia

Another impressive website coming from Japan, this one is a Gym and is being used to showcase what the gym has to offer. The site itself is great with schedules and also some tips on how to keep fit. Like the importance of having a good run here and there... more >>
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Niceland.Asia

This time from the streets of China comes a dessert shop selling ice cream in a very American way. Unlike the situation here presently in Asia, people will be allowed to use their own ice-cream machines and the ingredients nearby and make their own special sundae by themselves. It is... more >>
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2009 Asia Try in Taiwan

After 2007 Asia Try in Korea, 150 people with disabilities coming from Asia's night countries are assembled for 2009 Asia Try in Taiwan, they start the road trip from National Chiang Kai-shek Memorial Hall, Taipei on Sep 1, and the trip will last for 10 days with seven different... more >>
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APEF.Asia

From magazines all over Asia, this page can be found which talks about the coming gathering of all the winners in the Entrepreneur Awards around the different cities in Asia. This organisation use to have a very long domain name before and it made it very hard when posting in... more >>
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AsianFestival.Asia

A site for gambling in Asia, this company, Asian Festival Asia (AFA), is a big part of the online and land-based gambling in the Asia Pacific region, they offer online gambling, and starting to provide live video stream for casinos too which is going to be a landmark creation. The... more >>
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musictrax.asia

"Musictrax is the leading independent music outlet in Asia, with 9 portals servicing Hong Kong, Japan, Singapore, Taiwan, China, Korea, Australia, Thailand, India, and the UK & Europe. Musictrax distributes and sells independent music to the largest population on Earth. With over 75,000 global music industry contacts and over 7... more >>
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.Asia in Action

  • onground.asia
  • losemann.asia
  • up2you.asia
  • asiaticketing.asia
  • fantasea.asia
  • charleybrowns.asia
  • pradha.asia
  • elsewhere2.asia
  • picto.asia
  • kiteboardtour.asia
  • ichiziku.asia
  • bestweek.asia
  • asianfestival.asia
  • niceland.asia
  • saiyouth.asia.jpg.asia
  • hunterdouglas.asia

Activities in the Cloud

March 14, 2012

  • DotAsia tweeted, "RT @LinnDM: Has someone else applied for your DotBrand? Check the list of announced TLD applications: http://t.co/ELliP5jG #ICANN #New gTLD"

March 1, 2012

  • DotAsia tweeted, "China's MIIT new rules on pre-approval for China-based #newgTLD applicant #ICANN http://t.co/lW93klk6"

February 26, 2012

  • DotAsia tweeted, "DotAsia Annual General Meeting watch here http://t.co/Oqckj5tL"

December 8, 2011

  • DotAsia tweeted, "Congrats to Dr. Xiaodong LEE, also a Board member of DotAsia, appointed as ICANN VP Asia today http://t.co/swrDCnUc"

December 6, 2011

  • DotAsia tweeted, "for those who wish to operate new gTLD in China, this is so far the most clear guideline from the Chinese gove… (cont) http://t.co/LlInV7nJ"

November 7, 2011

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