April 2010 Archives

IMF predicts Asian growth!

The International Monetary Fund raised its expectations for the Asian region saying the economic growth will actually be more than was originally forecast. It now projects growth for all of Asia in 2010 and 2011 to reach 7.1% in both years. In its World Economic Outlook issued April 21, the... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

PlayClub.Asia celebrates 1 year!

Playclub located in the heart of Lan Kwai Fung (www.playclub.asia) will be celebrating their one year anniversary this coming weekend and it is going to be an awesome affair. On Friday, if you are a member of the Play Club, you can enter for free and are able to bring... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Case Study: Luxury in China!

China is slowly becoming the so called engine of the world for Automobiles and other luxury goods. I have commented here many times that huge queues can be seen outside the luxury brand shops around Hong Kong and Macao and now the luxury car market is getting there too. A... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

DotAsia at the Internet Show

At the recent Internet Show which was held in Singapore from the 20th of April to the 22nd of April, DotAsia was present there and had a booth together with IP Mirror, the channel partner from Singapore. From a personal point of view, it was a truly outstanding event,... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Wayne Rooney signs on with Tiger Beer!

Yesterday I talked about how Asia was becoming the focal point and cited the example of Messi being used to promote cars from China, now another example has been confirmed when England Star, Wayne Rooney, recently voted player of the year in England, has been chosen to be on the... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

MediaCo.Asia

MediaCo.Asia specialize in doing internet marketing and SEO around Singapore and Asia. They actually have expanded to Asia from the West and have built up so much here that they have expanded from Singapore and are now thinking of the rest of Asia and thus they have acquired the ".Asia"... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Yet another Asian Casino

Las Vegas Sands is opening its doors in Singapore today and is expected to draw in many visitors from around the world but especially Asia. Morgan Stanley analyst Mark Strawn said that the penetration rate here is extremely low but the demographics support that many of them will gamble. Now... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Asian Universities on the radar!

Chairman of the Research Grants Council has told the world that Universities around Asia are going to stand alongside the great Universities of the world like Cambridge and Stanford in the years to come. "A new centre of excellence in higher education will emerge in Asia," he said. "It took... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

HEXONET

Meet .Asia Registrar: HEXONETWebsite: www.hexonet.com / www.hexonet.asia/Location: Homburg, Germany HEXONET has been a leading developer and service provider of reseller technologies for the domain industry since 1999.  Thousands of resellers, startups and service providers from across the world trust HEXONET as their domain registration, ssl certificate, virtual server, and domain... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

EarthAlliance.Asia

Yet another initiative that brings companies together who deal in bringing leading-edge products, software and services to the Geophysics and Geoscience industry. Looking through the site, it seems to have been originated from Europe and now they are targeting Asia and by getting a ".Asia" domain name, it is probably... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Chinese car company uses Messi

The days when big American or European companies offering millions of dollars to big celebrities to promote their brand are fast disappearing and now it seems Asia is doing most of the spending. Recently a Chinese car company called Chery Automobile which is biggest domestic car brand got Lionel Messi... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Calvin Klein expands in Asia

Calvin Klein has big plans for Asia and China after seeing profits in this region increase a lot over the past few years. Calvin Klein's sales in Asia grew by "double digits" in 2009, according to Phillips-Van Heusen Chairman and Chief Executive Officer Emanuel Chirico. Phillips-Van Heusen, based in New... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Collaboration in Asia!

Indonesia is slowly becoming a force to be reckoned with in the globe. Indonesia's population of 235 million makes it the fourth-largest country in the world. And we have a US$550 billion economy that is on an upward trajectory. Now China has recognized this and there are talks in place... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon
Asia's leading ecommerce platform and the only online shopping portal for shoes and accessories Bigshoebazaar.com is going to work together with Adidas on selling their shoes online and one interesting sentence from the news was when Manmohan Agarwal, Director, Bigshoebazaar.com said that people now can buy Adidas shoes not only... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Domaining SEO: TLD And Search

 This post is a recent article published by Morgan LintonHave you ever thought of using the TLD as part of your domain's keyword phrase? Most of us haven't because "com" and "net" aren't frequently used English words - instead they are simply extensions not commonly used words. I'm not saying... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

MotoGP keen on Asian expansion!

MotoGP has been expanding in Asia over the past few years with practice races being held in Malaysia and actual races being held in Japan and Australia also. The crowds that come for these events in Asia are increasing too with around 100,000 watching the event in Australia and around... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Biggestloserclub.Asia in Hong Kong!

Going inside one of the most famous fitness centers in the world, Fitness First, they had the poster of the Biggest Loser Club up using the ".Asia" domain name which is the same thing as the American one but for the Asian market. We did a post about this... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Online certificates adds authenticity!

Yet another awesome usage of the internet in Asia is seen here in India where the institutions started giving the certificates online to add authenticity and decrease the problem of fake certificates being used when applying for jobs. That is the beauty of domain names and doing business online, it... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon
This post is a recent article published by Starsof.AsiaTop 5 Reasons to register dotASIA Domains: #1: With all the restrictions CNNIC has now imposed on .CN Domains, why not change to a TLD that provides security and stability and is used and commonly known for ASIA? Recently, CNNIC the official TLD... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Social Networking in Asia!

From a recent survey done by ComScore on social networking numbers for February 2010, it showed that that 50.8 percent of the total online population in the Asia-Pacific region visited a social networking site in February 2010, reaching a total of 240.3 million visitors.  The difference among regions was quite... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Volvo made in China by China now!

The Volvo brand by Ford has been sold to the China's Zhejiang Geely Holding Group for a staggering US$ 2.7million and they hope to get a bigger share of the Chinese market. The number of people buying cars in China has been increasing drastically and one proof can be the... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon
Twitter has slowly made a huge impact on Indians and they are around 2 million users in India, only behind Germany and the United States in the world. The reasons India has seen such enormous growth is the celebrities are using it as an avenue to reach out to their... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

Kiteboardtour.Asia Finals!

The first Asian kiteboard and tour champions have been crowned at the KTA finals in Thailand. Taking the men's title for both the tour and the Asian championships in race and freestyle was Thailand's own Narapichit Pudla Yo. For the women the KTA tour champion went to Germany's Kathrin... more >>
Facebook Twitter Technorati Del.icio.us Diggit Furl Reddit Yahoo MyWeb Google StumbleUpon

.Asia in Action

  • earthalliance.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

  • DotAsia posted img-1320631726849
  • DotAsia posted IMG_0443
  • DotAsia posted IMG_0413
  • DotAsia posted IMG_0433
  • DotAsia posted IMG_0420

Recent Comments

  • DotAsia: Hi, we have since added a writeup about rentaguide.asia :) read more
  • Traveler: How do we add our site? http://rentaguide.asia Also, any ideas read more
  • Kelvin: Tickets for the concert are moving fast, so make your read more
  • Kelvin: Ella.Asia was recently revamped and launched. The new site features read more
  • Kelvin: Very proud of Asian film makers for producing winning movies read more
  • Kelvin: Very proud of Asian film makers for producing winning movies read more
  • Kelvin: With the Chinese title "維多利亞壹號", Dreamhome.asia ranks #1 in google! read more
  • Pavan: Yes Agree totally but for now an Asian can really read more
  • Kelvin: Still.... It would be so great for Tiger to come read more
  • Kelvin: This is good for TV series, but for movies, I read more
  • Arron A. Feller: This page wasnt working earlier i tried accesing it but read more
  • Admin: Check out Graduate Search at www.GraduateSearch.Asia Asia's first online graduate read more
  • Chexsystems: hey how does your rss feed stuff work? read more
  • Sheila Wells: Hello, just needed you to know I have added your read more
  • Backlink Secret: Doing some web surfing and noticed your website looks a read more