August 2010 Archives

Spikes.Asia

SPIKES is back again, this time going to be held at the SUNTEC Exhibition Center in Singapore. The event which features world renown speakers from all the world is sure to draw in people from the marketing and advertising field. Sir Martin Sorrell, Chief Executive of WPP, Bryce Courtenay ,former... more >>
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Malaysiahotel.Asia

Did you know that Malaysia is not only about the capital city of Kuala Lumpur, there are so many small islands around which make for an awesome weekend. This website is just superb for that, it lets people book hotel rooms in any of those small islands. People can simply... more >>
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The internet has shown its true power yet again. This time it is making the printed version of the world famous oxford dictionary becoming less and less valuable. Oxford University Press, the publisher, said Sunday that burgeoning demand for the dictionary's online version has far outpaced demand for the... more >>
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Ford eyes Asian expansion!

Ford has never had a strong presence in Asia but it is making up for lost time. There are plans in place to have 8 new models of the Ford car ready in the Indian market by the middle of the decade. Ford also recently invested US$500 million on a... more >>
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Diritto.Asia

Football players have become national or world heroes. When the World Cup was going on in South Africa, everyone from around the world was watching it and wanted to get more information about the players and now some of the players are on twitter, giving updates of their lives to... more >>
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Big banks target Asian youth!

An increasing number of private banks are targeting the children of ultra-high-net-worth clients in a bid to train the next generation of millionaires in the region. Standard Chartered is the newest kid on the block having recently started a trainee programme for the children of private-banking clients. It thus... more >>
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Refashion.Asia

Fashion in Japan is so important to the population. People there take great pride in getting ready and looking good for going outside. Websites like these are going to be very popular around the Japanese region, they give people information on where the next Fashion meeting or conference is going... more >>
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Korean popstars use online route!

Taeyang, the South Korean idol singer and dancer is now known all around the world for his slick moves and awesome voice when singing. How has he become famous around the world? He has used the internet to his advantage. By going online on his own website and using social... more >>
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Shangri-La Asia picks up business!

Business and vacation travelers are returning to the Asia Pacific region and this cannot be more evident with the news that the Shangri-La group gave us just recently. Net profit before non-operating items climbed to US$71.1 million in the first six months of this year from US$12.9 million in the... more >>
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Gap goes Australian!

Gap is looking to the Asian market for expansion and has set its sight on the Australian market where it plans to open around 1o to 15 new stores soon. Australia has been targeted as the top pin in the bowling alley and there are plans to enter other Asian... more >>
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Robeks Corporation has Asia on mind!

Robeks Corporation, a national smoothie franchise based in California, United States has an aggressive expansion plan in place which involves Japan and other Asian countries. It has signed a multi-year master franchise agreement with Clarence Corp. to open 500 smoothie cafes in Japan and 12 other Asian countries.The main pull... more >>
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Malaysian launch online video channel!

Malaysian conglomerate Media Prima Berhad has launched a new online video site TonTon will they mention will revolutionize online video watching. They are going to sync information about who is watching the site with the demographics and also with social media sites like facebook. After a while, it could become... more >>
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Creative marketing by Honda!

Ever since the economic crisis last year, where all of the car companies from around the world were struggling to make ends meet, they have looked at different ways to market their products. A great example in this case is Honda, not only do they have different sites for... more >>
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People around the world thought that 2006 was a major year in the world of gambling. It was in this year that Macao earned more revenue than Vegas and they have not looked back. Some predictions see Macao earnings expected to hit $27.5 billion by 2011, according to CLSA much... more >>
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Norm Yip took the method which not many photographers have taken so far. He went online and let people download pictures that he had taken and use them as portraits, being able to print them in high quality. Before he used to publish books with all his pictures, then... more >>
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Asia's middle class is soon going to change the world. The Asian Development Bank forecast in a study released yesterday showed that the spending power of the Middle Class here is going to surge. Anyone consuming between US$2 and US$20 a day - would increase by eight times in the... more >>
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Webpower.Asia

Webpower.Asia uses the power of the web and puts companies out there outreaching to more customers. Started in 1999 when e-mail marketing was still in its infancy, they used that to communicate with customers and encouraged them to use email to do so too. Now they are doing something similar... more >>
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Levis creates new brand for Asia!

Wednesday was a groundbreaking day for Levis Jeans. They have created a new brand aimed at the wealthy middle class in the Asian region. The new brand, "dENiZEN", goes on sale in China, Singapore and South Korea this month before expanding to India and across the continent, said Terence Tsang,... more >>
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Zynga Poker expands to Asia!

The San Francisco-based internet social gaming developer Zynga now has Texas Poker available in many Asian countries like China, as well as Facebook in Hong Kong and Taiwan. They have the game in local languages too to cater to the needs of people here. The game launched in 2007 is... more >>
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Barclays Asian cup coming to Hong Kong!

The English Premier league season just got underway this last weekend and plans are already being put together on the next Asian Cup featuring 3 Premier League teams coming to an Asian city for a small tournament with a local team. It has come very fast and just comes... more >>
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Another sign that the economy here is growing and has reached incredible levels. The demand for top cars in India is growing so much that some people have to wait for their cars for over 5 months which is really extraordinary. Utkarsh Parasrampuria, a Mumbai jewellery designer, has waited... more >>
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Top Chefs gather in Hong Kong!

Top chefs from around the world who have catered to the likes of Barack Obama, the Queen of England and so on will be coming to Hong Kong, not for cooking, but for talks to inspire the next generation of chefs in the city. The visitors, who include four from... more >>
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Site.Asia

Ever think to build your own website but it gets too confusing and then you just stop. Well stop no more "site.asia" helps you build a site from start. The domain name is so easy to remember and there is big coherence with the content and the domain name. That... more >>
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Datamatics.Asia

As the name implies, this website is something to do with data and mathematics put together. They are involved with the technology consulting, various offsite and offshore outsourcing options that include staff augmentation and value-added remote project management. They understand their client's needs inside out and hand pick the most... more >>
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PlayClub.Asia drinking competition!

Ever think you can drink faster than most people around the same club or bar? Looking for ways to impress the opposite sex? PlayClub lets you do so now with the ultimate drinking competition. Simply finish your drink faster than your competitors and you can win an easy HK$1000... more >>
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Ella.Asia

Since our original profiling of her last year, Ella Koon has managed to explode even bigger on the entertainment stage.  Nowadays, you cannot turn on the TV, flip through the newspapers, or open a magazine without seeing an advertising or a publicity event starring the Hong Kong Diva sensation.... more >>
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Virtual Locker, another online idea!

Now and in the past, people have their memories on walls on tangible pictures and storing all old pictures in shoe boxes around the corner of the house. Times are changing though and people now have their memories online, on websites like flickr, facebook and blogs. What happens to these... more >>
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PepsiCo Inc. plans to invest $250 million in Vietnam in the next three years in both its food and beverage businesses. PepsiCo feels the region is the biggest growth area in the coming years and it could also be a gateway to enter the South East Asian countries which is... more >>
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Now here is a juicy piece of information for you showing how the online platform is taking over traditional forms of media and entertainment. The recent PGA Championship in the United States saw the people tuning in on television to watch the game went down 33% which was a major... more >>
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Standard Chartered expands in Asia!

Standard Chartered Bank will hire 800 more staff in Asia as it sees this is the area where the most affluent people are located. The new staff will be hired over the next 12 to 18 months, and will target Asia's growing professional classes, who are seen as a potentially... more >>
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TESOL.Asia

With the increasing demand of parents right now for their children to learn English and also the importance English is receiving, the demand for teachers is going up as well. That is why teachers are going through the routes to get their teaching degrees there so they have something tangible... more >>
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Edcity.Asia

As the name implies, this is a domain name about a place where people can learn and can education. It is now the largest online teaching portal in Hong Kong and is run by a group of professionals who have been around the teaching business for over 10 years.... more >>
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Hometouch.Asia

It is all about living green and smart when it comes to this company using the domain name hometouch.asia. They patent products, services, solutions for home offices or hotels and already are the proud recipients of 2007, Hong Kong Information and Communication Technology award. They have presence in many Asian... more >>
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More to Asia than China and India!

When people think about Asia and investing right now, they automatically think China and India and that is it and that is very wrong indeed. There are many markets here in Asia which are becoming very big indeed. Singapore's economy is expected to enjoy growth of 15% in 2010,... more >>
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Instantit.Asia

Company founded in 2010 is an IT Hosting-as-a-Service in Malaysia and Singapore fully owned and managed by Exabytes Network Private Limited and a for-profit organisation. This is the main page for the business but they also have some others ones for specialized services, some are up and some are coming... more >>
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PayPal aids online spending!

For Asian shoppers online, we are still not used to the idea of buying credit before making small purchases of newspaper articles or swords for some online game. When the situation comes, we usually just for the free version and play that online game. Now this might change with... more >>
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First of its kind auction in Asia will take place in Macao on the 9th the October at the Ponte 16. Among the items there will be a glove belonging to Michael Jackson, Dress worn by Princess Diana, some hair of Elvis Presley, bra worn by Marilyn Monroe. The... more >>
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Lifeline for the music industry!

The music industry around the world has been going through a rough patch. With people able to get the music they want online, sometimes even without paying, the amount of money the stars are supposed to be making has gone down drastically. For sure the digital music idea of Apple... more >>
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Twitter's latest numbers!

Latest numbers from ComScore are in regarding twitter. Since last year, the overall penetration rate for twitter has grown by 109% and the country of Indonesia has seen the largest increase and now they have the most number of twitter users in the world. Some 20.8 percent of online users... more >>
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SME's in Malaysia!

SME's in Malaysia are missing out on a lot of potential markets and profits by not exploring the option more of going online to do business. President of the Association of the Computer and Multimedia Industry of Malaysia (Pikom) said most SME's around the country still believe to go online,... more >>
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Online gaming in China!

Tencent Holdings, publicly owned listed company in Mainland China whose main business is the provision of internet and mobile phone service, and have extended to online gaming, E-commerce and many more online functions, reported a 61 per cent increase in second-quarter net profit to 1.92 billion yuan (HK$2.2 billion), from... more >>
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Asians crave entertainment information!

Malaysian interest in entertainment news has never been down and now it is reaching insane levels. A recent article on The Star showed how crazy they were for news about Korean Pop. Check out K-popped (k-popped.com) which is a Malaysian blog site about Korean pop and the site averages some... more >>
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McDonalds has Asia to thank!

McDonalds reported a 7% increase in same-stores sales thanks largely to Asian regions where the increase was most drastic. Putting in on a constant currency, there was an 11% increase in sales around the Asia Pacific region, mainly due to the performances in China, Japan and Australia where results were... more >>
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Aiding online purchases in Asia!

Comgateway is a company which has come to life because of the boom of online companies and online purchases. From our analysis, Asians tend to be most reluctant to go into online shopping because of payment and typing in their credit card details. Now this company helps out, 70%... more >>
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Asian cup tickets can be bought online!

Six months before the start of the Asian cup in Qatar, tickets for the glamorous Asian cup can be bought online for the first time ever for a sporting event in Qatar. It is a sign of things to come. With the landmark announcement, the organizers hope this can allow... more >>
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Asians taking over!

Economically, it has been mentioned many times around the media about how Asia is taking over the world but now even culturally, they are doing so. Asians are winning the most prestigious ballet competitions in the world and the trend is set to continue in these international competitions. Asians are... more >>
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Versace pins hope on China and Asia!

Versace, the Italian fashion house with designer stores all over the world is pinning its hopes on the huge and profitable China market. The expected revenue from China right now is around 25% and hopes are this can be increased to around 35% in the next 5 years. Analysts expect... more >>
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Invest2010.Asia

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Chido.Asia

This is an association for Taekwondo in Hong Kong. Many training centers are part of this association and they spread this skill around the area. Using a ".Asia" would allow them to join hands with associations around the continent rather than just Hong Kong, They can leverage their strengths... more >>
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Ubisoft rumoured to enter China!

The online gaming market in China is thriving and has churned out many rich entrepreneurs over the past decade. The industry is still growing at a relentless pace, with more people in China coming online and there is still lots of potential. With the news that domain names can now... more >>
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E-Commerce in China surging!

A report recently issued by the China e-Business Research Centre, E-commerce turnover on the mainland surged 60 per cent in the first six months of the year to 2.25 trillion yuan proving yet again how important the internet is becoming to economies around the world. In total, the total revenue... more >>
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Asia has World's quickest Internet!

According to findings by Akamai Technologies, who compiled data for internet speed of the top 100 places in the world. 61 of them were located in Asia while only 12 came from the United States. The U.S. ranks eighth when it comes to average maximum speed - 16 Mbps -... more >>
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Transformers game in Asia!

NetDragon, a Chinese online game developer has got rights to bring the Transformers MMO game to Asia. "As a brand and a cultural icon," NetDragon Chairman and Executive Director Liu Dejian said, "Transformers is already a household name in China, and we are extremely honored to be able to join... more >>
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The recent UPS Asian Business Monitor proves something we have been talking about here for the past year or so, how Asia is getting more dependent on Asia itself. Ever since the financial crisis last year, they have become less reliant on trade with Europe and the United States and... more >>
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Made in USA but benefiting Asia!

A new kind of glass is going to be on the market soon, created in the United States, this new glass is projected to revolutionize the LED televisions and make it more clearer. Yes the idea comes from the West and hats off to the company, New York-based Corning, which... more >>
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SME Expo 2010!

The coming SME Expo in Malaysia, taking place from the 5th of August to the 7th of August this month, (http://smemagazine.asia/smeexpo/) will be a huge event. There will be several speaking sessions which are going to get a lot of attention. There will be a whole day session of... more >>
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Next internet sensation?

Models in China are using online methods to gain stardom now with the use of special marketing companies who make use of blogs and forums and spread pictures of potential models and make them famous in China. With more people going online than watching television, the internet is slowly becoming... more >>
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Marketresearch.Asia

Marketresearch.Asia was formed by a group of premiere independent market research companies aiming to provide statistics, market information and guidelines supporting international market research, business intelligence and trade opportunity identification. When you are looking for research information within Asia, look no further than this site. They have information of almost... more >>
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Enetiq.Asia

Enetiq Asia is a multidisciplinary design & marketing consultancy company in Singapore. They specialize in a number of fields such as E-Commerce, E-learning, Email Marketing, SEO amongst others. They have a decade of working experience and have been online using the ".Asia" domain name for a long period of time.... more >>
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Asiatalent.Asia

Asia Talent, based in Singapore, is dedicated to servicing the recruitment needs of the Asian market research industry. They have unrivaled experience in the field with many professionals in the field working for them. Also they have tons of experience when it comes to the research ideas in Asia and... more >>
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Malaysia and Indonesia are proposing a South East Asian football league which will help to enhance the sport in the region where football has been expanding a lot. Malaysia's Sports Minister Ahmad Shabery Cheek is behind this proposal which will see the 11 ASEAN nations in the league to start... more >>
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.Asia in Action

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  • instantit.asia
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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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