June 2010 Archives

Gap hops into China!

Gap Inc which has been the main store in the United States for decades is not setting its sights on expansion and China is the main market they want to enter and no wonder. He said people in China love Gap clothes but they do need some versatility since the... more >>
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In a fight to tackle the evergrowing piracy problem all over the world, Asian shipowners are taking the online route to tackle the problem. They have signed an online petition with with a coalition of organisations, from trade unions to shipowners' associations and insurers to back this problem and solve... more >>
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Japan and South Korea who co-hosted the World cup 8 years ago have qualified for the final 16 of this year's tournament proving yet again how far Asia has come in the football world. 8 years ago when South Korea reached the semi finals, people around the world were saying... more >>
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According to a new report by Merrill Lynch Global Wealth Management and consultancy firm Capgemini, it shows that the number of Asian Millionaires have risen up sharply and have taken over their European counterparts. In a clear shift of power, it can be witnessed that Asia is becoming the main... more >>
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Asian Gambling really taking off!

Asians' love of gambling is so strong that the equivalent of five Las Vegases in the region will not be enough to satisfy demand, US gaming tycoon Sheldon Adelson said on Wednesday. When the gaming tycoon makes statements like these, the position of Asia becomes more solid for the gambling... more >>
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World Cup at the PlayClub.Asia

Playclub.Asia is the place to be for watching world cup games. From now on, every Wednesday, they have a special offer. If you can finish your drink faster than the sexy models over there, you stand to win HK$1000 and other amazing prizes and you will be having a... more >>
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Hong Kong, June 23, 2010 - As the World Cup fever continues to sweep across Asia, DotAsia announces special program to show support to Asia Pacific teams playing in the finals, including Japan, South Korea, North Korea, Australia and New Zealand. DotAsia is launching a special "Go Asia!" playtime promotion... more >>
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Creative online usage!

Shoppers around the world usually worry about what they are buying from supermarkets and grocery stores because they do not understand the nutrition table at the back. Now a new site from Hong Kong is aiming to clear this problem. Providing that people have internet connection on their cell phone,... more >>
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Latest ICT innovations depend on IPv6

[Singapore - Monday, 14 June 2010]Amidst the wealth of technological innovation showcased at CommunicAsia 2010, it is clear that IPv6 transition is arriving at an ideal time. These exciting ICT developments, including FTTx, IPTV, Mobile Broadband, NGN, and Wireless Technologies such as WiMAX.  These technologies would not be possible without... more >>
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China and Australia sign landmark deal!

China and Australia have recently signed a landmark deal worth an approximately A$10 billion which is going to increase trade between the both nations. The trade mainly dealing in the mining and energy sectors shows the underlying collaboration between these 2 nations. The signings were witnessed by Vice-President Xi Jinping and... more >>
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Hooha.Asia

With the World Cup fast approaching, fans around Asia will be looking to express their excitement online. Facebook is a popular choice but sports fans always always get yelled at for talking too much sports, now this site will encourage more sports talk and there will be huge discussions about... more >>
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Singapore, June 10, 2009 - DotAsia Organisation (DotAsia), Singapore Network Information Centre Pte Ltd (SGNIC), and Web Commerce Communications Limited (WebNIC) proudly announced today that a special bundle for domain names will be available at the CommunicAsia event 2010 which runs from the 15th to 18th of June. The special... more >>
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iPad making inroads in Asia!

iPad is really making a mark in Asia. It is being seen everywhere around the Asian region and usage is expected to increase after people notice the immense benefits they get from using it. In Japan, wedding service firm Novarese has its main store in the Ginza district in Tokyo,... more >>
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Watch World Cup at PlayClub!

If you are scratching your heads on where would be an awesome place to watch the World Cup, look no further, PlayClub located in the heart of Lan Kwai Fung will be showing all the games live on big screens and also there are awesome prizes to go away.... more >>
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Myvote.Asia

Myvote.Asia is a perfect example to make the internet place more interactive. In this website, people are encouraged to record their own singing and talents and post them online and then there is a voting system and then the winner gets a price of 1000 Malaysian Ringgit. Very creative idea... more >>
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Exports in May this year grew 50% more than the same time last year, ahead of what most experts had expected. This resulted in most stocks going up in the Mainland and this is sure to have a positive impact on Asia since the Mainland is the big player here.... more >>
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Wal-Mart Tests Virtual Makeup

Wal-Mart is testing a new online concept in the United States and one that could catch up here in Asia too in the near future. This concept allow shoppers to test makeup virtually by taking a photo and scanning barcoded cosmetics that are applied to the image. Shoppers can save... more >>
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Retail Asia Expo!

Get ready for Retail Asia Expo 2010, open for three days at Hong Kong's Convention and Exhibition Centre from 22 June. The exhibition and conference is unique in serving Asia-Pacific's retail industry.The event is made up of two exhibitions: the Retail Design & InStore Marketing Expo and the Retail Technology... more >>
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Entrepreneur-sme.Asia

This is a news related website where you can find almost every piece of news related to SME's in the Asian market. From government help, to new policies and different ways to do business, all can be found on this very informative website. In Asia, sites like these are very... more >>
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Watatawa.Asia

An Asia-based communications consulting and strategic investment firm with a unique business model and specialist global resources. Watatawa.Asia is based in Singapore but the scoop of their business lets them attract customers from around Asia. That is the beauty of the domain name, they have chosen. They are able to... more >>
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Asia-Pacific to drive global aviation

Global aviation has had to endure some rough times in the past year, with a loss of USD 2.8-billion. Now things are looking much fruiter and the global airlines body, the IATA,said that this year there will be a profit of around USD 2.5 billion with Asia Pacific counting for... more >>
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Dancepro.Asia

Looking for dance lessons but cannot find the right teacher, look no further than Dancepro.Asia, originating from Australia, this site allows you to search for a professional teacher near you. The whole site is very well done and easy to navigate across, they also using the ".Asia" domain name for... more >>
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Pickyproofreader.Asia

How embarrassing is it when you submit your proposal to client or a report to your boss and it is filled with mistakes. Chances are you will get an earful from your boss or get rejected by the client. It has become very important but people around Asia do not... more >>
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Medelines.Asia

Health Tourism is when the medical procedure in your own country is so expensive, that you end up going to another country where it is cheaper,there is better technology and also your insurance covers it. Some of these procedures are necessary and some are cosmetic surgery done in places where... more >>
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Zazzle, an online retailer of personalized products is moving into the Asian market and Japan has been chosen as the first region. They have made the products available with Japanese content, the price is there in Yen and also some products are tailored for the Japanese people. Zazzle is already... more >>
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RockYou Raises 10 million for Asia!

Social applications developer RockYou announced on Monday that it has raised a new $10 million round of funding, led by SoftBank, aimed to enhance their presence in the Asian market. Social networking is increasing and thus social networking games are on the rise as well and RockYou Asia want to... more >>
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Asian games moving abroad

Outspark, China's biggest online game companies, has decided to go the other way and take very successful games here from Asia back to the West and market them there. EA, the big company from the US, went to Asia and learnt a successful model and took it back to the... more >>
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Hotelsystems.Asia

Hotelsystems.Asia is a creative website where hotels around Asia can get the latest systems for them. Operating in hotels as you know, you need some systems that keep it running. Now with this initiative hotels around Asia can share their own systems with others and they can create the best... more >>
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T20cricket.Asia

Cricket is worshiped in many regions across Asia. In India, Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh, people there have national holidays when their team wins a game and also everyone knows everything about their team. It is no wonder that cricket sites in Asia usually get a lot of attention and... more >>
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Whirlpool.Asia

Whirlpool Corporation is a leader of the $100 billion global home appliance industry. Our appliances are marketed in nearly every country around the world. That is the key message, around the world and that is why the ".Asia" domain name has another value. If you are a huge global company,... more >>
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Many times on keepclicking.asia, I have mentioned about the advantageous position you get simply by doing something online and here is a great example to illustrate that. Cotecna is going to launch a new service which will help inspect good at every stage of the supply chain to make sure... more >>
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UPS makes Asian inroads!

UPS, one if the biggest courier companies in the world is making further inroads in the Asian market. They have signed an agreement with PosLaju, the leading Malaysian courier company and this alliance jointly launched PosLaju International Premium. This promises the delivery to be made within the day in around... more >>
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Indians visiting travel sites more!

Market Research company ComScore has shown that people in India who are visiting travel sites have gone up incredibly over the past 6 months. The report found that traffic to the travel category grew to more than 14 million visitors in April, an increase of 50 percent compared with the... more >>
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Vietnam has recovery in sight!

Vietnam has received some good news in relation to its economy, From the latest numbers, it was shown, Vietnam's economic growth quickened to 5.83 percent in the first quarter from the same period last year. These are great signs for Asia because Vietnam is a huge market and when they... more >>
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Afbf.Asia

The official Asian Website to the Asian Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness is using this domain name and it is the initials of what the federation is all about. Being an Asian based federation, going for a ".Asia" domain name gives it some regional sense and people by looking... more >>
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Zara expands to India!

Zara, the biggest fashion retailer from Spain is moving handsomely around Asia and now has opened its first store in India with more to come in the coming weeks. Why India? Well it is the second most populous country and its economy has grown at an annual rate of 8.6%... more >>
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Iasas.Asia

Interscholastic Association of Southeast Asian Schools is using the DotAsia domain name. It is an association of around 6 schools across South East Asia who come together and organize many sports and other activities. It was founded in 1982 when all 6 countries agreed to join. Now they have badminton,... more >>
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Advancement of technology is taking place at an incredible pace and nowadays people are not talking about relationship with their teachers, they are talking about how good their notebooks are for listening and watching the classes better. Here in Asia, it has not caught up so much yet compared to... more >>
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Online Gaming in South Korea!

The South Korean gaming market is absolutely thriving, around 9 in 10 households have quick speed internet connection and there are around 30,000 internet cafes known as PC Bangs around the country. PC Bangs are profitable business, estimated to generate six billion dollars in revenue a year. For game developers... more >>
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ipad4.Asia

Ipad4.Asia, well the website speaks for itself and that is how beneficial a DotAsia domain name can be. The main topics are about the IPad and the latest applications for it too. The news making headlines now are that the Chinese characters can be used on the iPad and there... more >>
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Asians willing to pay online!

According to a survey done by AC Nielsen, it showed whether people were willing to spend online. Of course the great majority of people did not want to spend extra online which they have been used to getting for free. Interestingly enough, when going through the survey, it was noticed... more >>
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Consumer Confidence skyrockets in Asia!

According to the latest AC Nielsen report on Consumer Confidence around the world, the the biggest increase was recorded in the Asia Pacific region. Some of the key notes from the findings include.Asia Pacific recorded the highest increase in Consumer Confidence. The main regions which enjoyed this was Taiwan and... more >>
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Red Bull fancies Asia!

Red Bull, the most famous energy drink globally has set his sights on Asia for expansion. As Asia recovers from the economic crisis, the money is here and people are not shy to spend cash for a nice beverage in the middle of the day. The biggest hurdle in Asia... more >>
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KBW reveils Asian plans!

KBW, the boutique investing bank has unveiled Asian plans and offices are going to be open in Hong Kong and Tokyo in the near future. There has been rising interest from the Asian region for financial services and this move is there to meet people's needs in the area. This... 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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