January 2010 Archives

Switchmedia.Asia

They are the specialists in online video be in for marketing, webcast or other reasons. They deliver the media through to many channels and make life easier for client and end users, With the emergence of different kinds of video technology and also internet TV, this site is sure to... more >>
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Apple recently announced the launch of its IPad which will be like a tablet, a larger IPhone if you like and people have been commenting on it a lot. Critics say there is nothing new about this well others seem to think it will be a huge hit in the... more >>
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HSBC makes Asian Push!

The CEO of HSBC Michael Geoghegan's relocation from London to Hong Kong announced in September last year, was confirmed recently and it shows yet again the shift of power. The importance of Asia is being felt by every company from all corners of the world. The head is going back... more >>
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Case Study: Online Dating in China

Online dating in China has been increasing big time in recent years and this trend is set to continue and reach real high results. According to a research by Forrester Research Company the online dating market is expected to grow from $957 million in 2008 to $1.6 billion by 2013... more >>
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The worldwide search market hit US$ 131 billion in December last year, an increase of almost 41% from the same time in 2008. China and Japan had the second- and third-largest search volume, with 13.3 billion and 9.2 billion search queries, respectively, according to the report released on Friday. USA... more >>
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South East Asian nations collected!

Recently according to a news article, we have seen how the 10 South East Asian nations have come together and signed an agreement to promote themselves better for the tourism market. The ten Southeast Asian countries today launched a new tourism campaign, Southeast Asia: feel the warmth, which features... more >>
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Asian online Game in Europe!

We heard a couple of months ago that EA Sports had see the potential of online games here in Asia and started it and then took the same model back to USA and it worked so well and brought in a lot of money. Now the same thing is happening... more >>
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Media.Asia

Media.Asia is the website used by Haymarket Publishing Ltd, the UK's largest independently-owned publishing group. Media.Asia is done online and also in print, the picture attached is from the print newsletter and it shows the domain name. Their website is also very well done and they have lots of news... more >>
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Case Study: Coach in China!

The market of China is becoming more important by the day. Big companies have started doing joint ventures, creating China-centric marketing themes and changing their product portfolio to have what Chinese like. The Coach brand from the United States sees this potential too, and they have outlaid an ambitious plan... more >>
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The upcoming Berlin International Film Festival will have a very Asian flavor indeed with 2 if the biggest features being Asian. The Chinese film called Apart Together and the Japanese film About Her Brother are the main movies to mention, The Chinese film is a love story, about a soldier... more >>
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NesCafé goes online!

NesCafé, one of the most popular coffee brands around the world is taking a dive into the virtual world.  Decades ago, one would have not been able to see the value for a FMCG to go online but now the advantages are there for everyone to see. "Online programming was... more >>
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Music online is now the way to go!

The old days of going into shops and getting your favorite artist's cassettes and compact discs are long gone.  Nowadays, people are going online with the help of ITunes and other platforms and getting their songs online. This has its benefits, for example, not being forced to buy all the... more >>
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Opportunities loom for Asian countries!

According to Tony Tan, deputy chairman of Singapore's sovereign wealth fund said that the weakness in developed economies such as the US and Europe presented Asian institutions with a "once in a lifetime opportunity" to develop and mature. The up and coming nations like Indonesia and Thailand have a dream... more >>
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Yet another Asian in the Premier League

Air Asia, the no-frills budget airline stationed in Malaysia, is heading to England and its owner, Tony Fernandes, a huge West Ham fan already, says he will be bringing money there to make West Ham big again. There has been an influx of Asian companies moving into Europe's most profitable... more >>
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Online casino in China!

The popularity of going online has never been as great as it is right now. The numbers speak for themselves and it is very likely to increase a lot in the coming years, with Asia already boasting the most number of internet users, it has the second lowest number internet... more >>
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KiteBoarding in Vietnam!

2010 is up and running and the KTA tour is back as we head for round three at Mui Ne in Vietnam at the end of this month.Mui Ne is a well established kiteboard destination in Asia and one with a reputation for regular strong wind conditions, so be... more >>
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For the upcoming Asian Games going to be held in Guangzhou, China, like the main Olympic games, a lot of preparation work is being done. One of them is the language training that is given to the residents there. It is to promote the positive image of the Chinese people... more >>
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PGA to debut in Asia in 2010!

The immense growth of golf here in Asia is proven when the PGA tour visits here in Malaysia later this year. The Mines Resort & Golf Club in Selangor will be the host of this event and it is expected to be a huge hit. The post Tiger Woods Era... more >>
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The next billion users of mobile devices and services will likely come from Asia, the region where all the surges are coming from, the Mobile Marketing Association (MMA), predicted. The number of people here who are going to own an IPhone or other similar mobile phones are also going to... more >>
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Chinese company moves outwards!

Chinese online gaming developer Shanda Games Ltd announced recently that it was paying somewhere around US$80 million to purchase U.S. online game network Mochi Media and this is hoped to extend its reach of online gamers and attract other markets using the Asian model. Mochi operates an online gaming distribution... more >>
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Schoolbags days outnumbered!

A lot of talk has been going on these days on how the E-Book is going to take over textbooks and how this is going to make lives easier for kids. Kids would use their E-Books to connect online and then get the textbook and updated material from there. So... more >>
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Chinese powerhouses join forces!

Some amazing news for those people who play online games, expect a lot more quality and quantity from China, First is, Kingsoft Corporation Limited ,China"s leading entertainment and applications software developer, distributor and service provider in terms of market share, is pleased to announce that the Company and Shanda Games ... more >>
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Case Study: Online Gambling in India

Online Gambling has taken off in India and experts say it is going to be worth US$ 40 billion very soon. The increase in online gambling is going in handy with the increase in E-Commerce, both who are using each others site to get attention. During the peak season of... more >>
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CEI.Asia

CEI is the region's leading title for the convention, exhibition and incentive travel industry. When you want to look out for good meeting or conferences to attend around the world, CEI is your one stop for all this. Apart from being available on paper copy, (pictures shows above), they... more >>
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Confidence in Asia!

Asia has been rocked by the economic crisis last year and there were times when things were not looking very good at all. Businesses were going bankrupt and people had a sense of fear about them. Now a recent study done by AC Nielsen shows that among the top 10... more >>
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Helping each other out in Asia!

Here in Asia, we have a very good reputation of helping each other out in dire situations. When the economic tsunami hit us, governments were helping out their citizens with money so they would go out and spend and get the economy going and it worked too and there were... more >>
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DrBar.Asia

Doctor Bar located in the capital of Malaysia, KL, is a stylish bar and its chef comes from Holland and has tremendous experience in the catering arena. The bar and restaurant is very unique and special and has food from all over the world and at night it becomes the... more >>
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Car Companies in Asia are making huge strides. Toyota Motor Corp.'s U.S. sales surged 32 percent in December and Hyundai Motor Co.'s soared 41 percent. These 2 deals made Asian automakers leapfrog U.S. competitors in annual market share for the first time. China also is going to overtake the United... more >>
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GiorgioArmani.Asia

Giorgio Armani is one of the biggest brands in the world of clothing today. They have shops and outlets all over the world and it is always one of the few brands that people always think of when it comes to high quality luxury clothes. They have been very successful... more >>
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2010 is going to be a huge year in the world, Americans will see if their health insurance reform will be decided, there is the football world cup, one thing that is going to get a lot of attention is the trading bloc between China and the ASEAN nations. Last... more >>
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Meet .Asia Registrar: Web Commerce Communications Limited (WEBCC) Website: http://www.webnic.cc / http://www.webnic.asia Location: Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia Webnic, headquartered in Kuala Lumpur and with offices in Singapore, Taipei among others, was established in the year 2000, and now one of the leading ICANN registrars in Asia which focus in the Asian... more >>
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The number of billionaires in Asia surged in 2009 with regions like India, China, Indonesia and Singapore showing huge growth levels. The number of billionaires in India doubled to reach 52 last year and the main guy was Mukesh Ambani who spent a staggering US$ 2 billion on his house... more >>
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Netsterconsulting.Asia

Incorporated in 2008, this company is a very cyber one offering web-based solutions to companies. Some of their strengths include helping companies with their E-Commerce development and also online advertisements. They have developed many effective and low cost results for clients and have have developed business in many parts around... more >>
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IT expenditure on the increase in Asia!

According to a recent survey done by Springboard Research, Asia's IT expenditure is expected to increase by 8.8% in 2010, which is slightly higher than the 6.4% increase in 2009. Also according to the research, Asia has faired much better than the rest of the world, mainly due to the... more >>
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.Asia in Action

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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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