November 2009 Archives

American Company Tiffany & Co did not have a very good financial year, all with the financial tsunami hitting us but they were bailed out by the Asians yet again. Sales for its products in Asia grew 18% and it saved Tiffany& Co Since in the United States, they were... more >>
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P&G goes online!

P&G, one of the biggest brands of Fast Moving Consumer Goods has discovered many flaws with the supply chain they are working with. They found out that their products are copied sometimes, they have to sometimes pay a large premium to make sure their goods get preferential treatment in stores... more >>
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Why Online gaming is so famous in Asia?

Online Gaming has been surging here in Asia with estimates from the Telecoms Market Research Report saying the revenue from online gaming will reach US$ 21.1 billion a huge increase. But, this is only 51.1% of the reach and there is enormous potential for the future. That is why people... more >>
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Another sign Asia has recovered!

Daiwa Securities Group, Japan's second largest brokerage, will be going on a hiring spree next year after seeing the Asian market recover so fast. It will be building up it investment banking capabilities in Asia and also relocating some senior executives to Hong Kong to make it its second headquarters... more >>
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PayPal eyes Asian SME's!

PayPal is flexing its muscles and trying to get hold of the Asian SME market. The benefits of going online have always been seen as advantageous but never really put into effect. They do have presence online but not a real system to sell products. Now this is changing. Mario... more >>
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Internet TV making big bucks!

Mr Krishnan, ranked by Forbes as Southeast Asia's richest man and worth $US7 billion has taken a significant stake in internet-delivered TV company Fetch TV, which is expected to launch in Australia early next year. It is just one of the many examples of big money being spent on the... more >>
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Big E-Commerce sites heading EAST!

Big and world renown E-Commerce sites such as E-Bay, Yahoo and Amazon are packing their bags and heading East to grab a slice of the pie of the lucrative Asian Market. Their home markets in the United States have not been growing at the pace they have expected and it... more >>
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iPhone's Asian Adventures

iPhone from USA has had amazing sales figures in the West with it being number in the United States but now they have started looking to Asia because of the huge population here and the buying capabilities. They entered the China market and have been doing very well and have... more >>
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KiteBoarding here in Hong Kong!

Everyone, from the 2nd to the 5th of December next month, there will be the awesome KiteBoarding tournament taking place in Hong Kong, Lantau Island. Riders will be coming in from all over the world and it is going to be simply awesome. The last event in China was... more >>
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Clean fresh air is something that is going to come to the streets of Asia quicker than the West.Projections carried out by the Breakthrough Institute and the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation said that in 2013, Asia would be spending around $509bn in green technology compared to only $172bn... more >>
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Intra-Asia trade stronger then ever!

So huge was the recent APEC meeting in Singapore, that it was also attended by Barack Obama. The annual APEC meeting brings together leaders from all around Asia to talk about ways to improve business for SME's and Asia in general. They will look at some of the current challenges... more >>
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Game.Asia!!

Very soon on trains and buses in Singapore, the following advertisement will be seen. Game.Asia was one of the first to get their own ".Asia" name and developed it with the same amount of speed and it has slowly become one great website to go to offering a wide... more >>
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Sony will have its own "ITUNES" soon!

Sony, the big Japanese company, well known throughout the world for being the best in the business has seen its profits fall in recent months. The global recession did hit them hard with their 2 most selling items doing bad, the televisions and also the game consoles. Now they are... more >>
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Ermenegildo Zegna in Asian boom!

Ermenegildo Zegna recently opened another shop here in Hong Kong and has been doing so at an alarming rate around China, Macau and they even have stores around Japan, Singapore and plan to open more throughout Asia. What is making them so successful is that they never approach a new... more >>
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Facebook's popularity surging in ASIA!

From the start of October to the end of October this year, the number of facebook users in Asia grew from 50 million to 60 million users. This feels like a small amount but we have to take into consideration that this was only an increase for a month and... more >>
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Priority for Existing Alphanumeric .Asia Domain Registrants for Corresponding IDNs Considered 18 November 2009 - Hong Kong - DotAsia announces plan to release multilingual domain (IDN - Internationalized Domain Name) registrations in 2010.  Following announcements by ICANN to approve the use of Internationalized Domain Names (IDN), DotAsia Organisation, the global... more >>
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Amazon, America's largest seller online is now also expanding to Asia in 2010. It is going to commence offering its web-based services to businesses in Asia from next year onwards which is seen as a great opportunity for businesses here and especially for small and medium sized businesses. They provide... more >>
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Asia, Always a safe bet!

With the rest of the world going through cuts and have stopped building, the scenario here in Asia is completely opposite. Looking at the skyline in Hong Kong, there can be 2 new hotels witnessed on the Kowloon side with more to come and everywhere around Asia there is some... more >>
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McGraw-Hill using ".Asia"!

In one of the biggest book stores in Hong Kong, called Page 1, walking to the textbook section and looking at some of the Asian textbooks, there was one called Leadership in Asia, Challanges and Opportunities. At the back of the book, the publishers were using a ".Asia" domain... more >>
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EBay, one of the biggest resellers online of goods customers post, have been expanding greatly around Asia. They probably have been doing some research about the E-commerce market here in Asia and the fact that it is very resilient even in face of the worst economic depression we have had... more >>
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In a recent finding by Merrill Lynch and consulting firm Capgemini Financial Services projects that with the economic situation easing all over the world, Asia will take over North America for richest people by 2013. The combined wealth of all millionaires by 2013 will be $48.5 trillion and out of... more >>
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Many teachers around the world and especially one from the HASS business school in the University of California at Berkeley, say they are proud to be connected with so many Asians. 40% of the students in this place are Asians and the school has many connections all over the Pacific.... more >>
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Gambling Industry in Asia surging!

Macau has always been benchmarked as the Vegas of Asia and has even been making more money then Vegas. Now other Asian regions are getting into the trend which is good news for gambling industry here in Asia. The new casino in Singapore's Sentosa Island is going to attract millions... more >>
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The international Monetary Fund had previously predicted that there would be growth in Asia at rates of 1.2% this year and 4.3% the next year but these predictions have quickly been altered. Now it is said the actual growth will be around 2.8% and 5.8% for the next year. Asia... more >>
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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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