February 2010 Archives

Casino power in Asia!

Macao is the place in Asia which people would consider the Las Vegas of Asia and even the domain name http://www.lasvegas.asia fetched around US$25,000 but now Macao has a competitor now with Singapore openings its casino doors last week and they have already had around 130,000 guests in one week... more >>
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OneAsia.Asia off and running!

OneAsia.Asia, provides an elite platform for the top players in the Asia-Pacific region. It was an idea that started many years ago but it quickened after success was achieved on PGA tours for Asians and after that, there was been a decent quantity of Asians on the leader board of... more >>
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Radio Asia 2010 kicks off in Delhi

Radio Asia being held in India for the first time, is going to draw lots of attention. The main theme of the event is finding out ways how to digitalize the whole industry. Joan Warner, CEO, Commercial, Radio Australia said that 60% of all radio channels in Australia were digitalized... more >>
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Asia leads travel industry recovery!

The travel industry had one of its worst years in 2009 with the full frontal of the economic crisis hitting it. Businesses were opting to use technology more to have distant meetings and if they really had to fly, they would go for economy seats. Vacations were not on the... more >>
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In the latest survey for online shopping done by MasterCard, the numbers were quite promising for the Asian region with the number of people shopping online increasing. The survey was done on 14 nations and most of them were from Asia. Online shopping has become essential to more than half... more >>
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DotAsia in Domainfest 2010

DotAsia was at the recent DomainFest event in Los Angeles and it was a huge success. Attached here is the newsletter that was used at the event. The recent event was very well attended and there were more participants coming from Asia which shows how fast Asians have caught up... more >>
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Case Study: SME's in India

From the recent survey done by HSBC about SME's, this survey is done twice a year and gives updated information about the market environment of SME's in Asia. The results this time show that the confidence level in Asia is going back to pre-crisis levels and the positivity is greatest... more >>
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Small and Medium sized enterprises cannot solely rely on their domestic market when selling their products or services, sooner or later, there have to be plans in place to expand outwards to another country or more too. What deters them then? There are many risks when moving forward and expanding... more >>
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It has been an amazing time for Asian films at the recent Berlin Awards with many awards being given to Asian Films. Moves from 5 different Asian regions have taken the honors this time round and expect more of the same next time and at other film award shows. From... more >>
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Online Learning in Asia making strides

The global market for eLearning reached US$27.1 billion in 200. They will be growing at a rate of around 12% and will reach $49.6 billion by 2014 which represents a huge market indeed. Much of this type of learning is done online with students logging in some sites with a... more >>
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Film Expo Asia goes online!

The Film Expo Asia in Bangkok this year is going online to reach out to more people. Many times when these competitions arise, the people out there do want to compete but are often demotivated by the amount of work that has to be done, filling countless forms, having the... more >>
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What to do everyday? Just Play :)

Ever think about what to do during the week after work? Think no further, PlayClub has many awesome offers after working hours and their happy hours have some sensational offers. Imagine getting any beer for around 18 dollars, that is an awesome deal. Alongside these happy hour deals, they even... more >>
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AME.Asia

AME.Asia brings together all the marketing personnel from all over the world for a 2 day event which aims to enhance creativity and thinking of new ways to do business. They will look at the challenges in the field and look at ways to overcome these. There is a... more >>
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Coke relies on Asia

Coca-Cola has recorded strong profit growths in the last year thanks mainly to the 2 key markets of India and China. There was not so good news in mature markets in North America where profits have taken a turn for the worst but there was growth of around 29% in... more >>
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What to do on Valentines Day?

Cannot wrap your head around what to do this coming Valentines Day? Think no further, make your way to the buziest roads of Hong Kong, Lan Kwai Fung and have a great time at the Play Club (More information on playclub.asia) No matter if you have a special one... more >>
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Sony uses Asian example!

Like the example of Electronic Arts, which entered the Asian market because of its great potential and learnt something and took that model back to the United States and it was paying great dividends and now Sony Corporation has followed suit. The San Diego, Calif.-based company's Free Realms massively multiplayer... more >>
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Youxi.Asia

Youxi.Asia was one of the pioneers if the DotAsia domain name and recently they have started promoting their domain name on public transport around Singapore. The 2 pictures attached here were taken in the MRT in Singapore and even the bus on different sides. Translated in mandarin, Games.Asia is a... more >>
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E-Commerce in Asia has been increasing surprisingly ever since the global recession and the trend is likely to continue with the figures going up drastically. People are scrambling to get online to take advantage if this trend and now I am going to talk about the big nations and which... more >>
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Jets being purchased in Asia

A sign that a region is very rich is usually by the money but also the tangible items that exist in that nation. The number of private jets is one indication of how wealthy a nation is and the number of these private jets in Asia has been increasing and... more >>
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Fatburger making Asian Expansion!

An American fast food chain, Fatburger is slowly making its mark in Asia and the Middle-East with plans to open around 40 stores in the area in the coming years. In Middle East, they have plans to open stores in Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, Egypt and Dubai. Dubai already has one... more >>
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DBS bank count on Asia!

Recently appointed Chief Executive of DBS bank was in high spirits and believed his bank would be the most successful one in years to come. He puts most of this optimism down to the Asian market. "This is Asia's time," the Indian-born Gupta said, adding DBS economists project that domestic... more >>
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Asians around the World

Some years ago,  two California developers built a $15 million Asian-themed mall at the corner of Dobson Road and Southern Avenue. This year the mall is celebrating 2 very important festivals, Vietnamese New Year and the Chinese New Year and both are going to be felt in these malls. They... more >>
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Obama has Asian Dream!

Now the times have really changed and it is the Americans who are looking to the Asians to help them through this economic slump where so many people have lost their jobs and people are demanding change. In his latest speech to the people, he gave remarks on how he... more >>
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Importance of Internet

In a recent survey done by TNS, the huge marketing research company about the digital world, it should the following graph which comes to show how important the internet has become for almost every decision we make. There were many countries included in this graph but the Asian ones of... more >>
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SME's urged to expand!

Malaysian Trade and Development Export Corp (Matrade) exporters development division senior director Zakaria Kamaruddin, in a recent interview encouraged more SME's to expand and enter international borders to improve their business. He mentioned there are many products which are special for each country and it would make sense to enter... more >>
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German firm Avira makes Asian move!

German firm Avira has opened its first Asian office in Hong Kong, targeting markets in the mainland, Taiwan and South Korea. The company deals with selling anti-virus software to people to protect them when they are online. They already have a 100 million people registered around the world and the... more >>
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Despite overall numbers falling in the number of flights people are taking, the numbers in Asia have overtaken those in North America. People made 647 million journeys in the Asian region last year, but only 638 million in North America, the International Air Transport Association (Iata) said yesterday. China and... 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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