September 2010 Archives

Reebok eyes India!

Reebok has been around India for many years, already they have around 900 franchised outlets in the country with as many as 325 million customers. Now they want to expand further and introduce more products and their way of engaging the customer is by going online using social media sites.... more >>
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Marks and Spenser shows all it works!

Marks and Spenser, the British giant retailer which has close to around 900 stores worldwide has seen its performance and profits go up in recent months. Last year during the economic crisis, they were very close to bankruptcy, so the top management decided that change was necessary to make sure... more >>
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Demand for pilots!

The number of pilots needed in Asia will be surging ahead in the coming years. Some numbers in recently indicate that China will need 70,600 pilots between now and 2029 - nearly three times the number of commercial airline pilots now flying. Sherry Carbary, vice-president of flight services for Boeing... more >>
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Oneminute.Asia

The virtual world really does allow for flexibility and creativity. Names like Justin Bieber and other singers would not have been famous if it wasn't for the internet. People went on youtube, searched about him, put his video up on social media sites and their popularity went up. Oneminute.Asia is... more >>
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Intelligencesquared.Asia

intelligencesquared.asia is a site dedicated to an event which is going to be held in Hong Kong on the 28th of October this year. There is going to be a debate on the topic "The internet is making us stupid." The debate will feature key people from the internet and... more >>
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Edpills.Asia

Buying medication online is also becoming increasingly popular. One problem it overcomes is for speaking over the counter at pharmacies. Some people want to get some kind of prescription but they are too shy to speak over the counter and feel embarrassed when doing so. Sometimes when asking for Viagra... more >>
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Bling.Asia

Bling.Asia is a great site for those who love jewelery. In Asia now where the people have a craze for luxury brands and jewelery. This can be proven by the hug number of people who visited the recent jewelery show in the Hong Kong Exhibition Center. Around the major cities... more >>
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Scenting.Asia

Scenting Asia is a division of Air & Odor Management. Based in Singapore but slowly expanding around Asia in Indonesia, Malaysia and even Philippines, they offer their clients clean air in almost every area such as shopping center, houses, offices, factories and so on. They have a group of consultants... more >>
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Blank.Asia

Ever wondered where to get spare batteries for your laptop computer, camera or other electrical appliances. Usually you go to stores and ask them for batteries but you have to note that your model is not so outdated and turns out it is very hard to get your hands on... more >>
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Lvcasino.Asia

Las Vegas Casino are 3 words which are almost always together with each other. When LV and Casino are in a domain name, they are sure to get many hits as well. Using the DotAsia domain name for this is extra beneficial at this time. In Asia, Singapore and Macao... more >>
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Chow Tai Fook eyes Mainland China!

Chow Tai Fook, the big jewelery chain from Hong Kong is looking at further expansions in China with plans in place to double its presence there from 1000 to 2000 shops in the near future. The main chunk of this expansion will be focused on the smaller cities in China... more >>
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Facebook in Asia!

Facebook's numbers are in and during the launch of their office in Singapore recently, they said the number of new registrations were the highest in the Asian region. Vice-president Blake Chandlee said, "Asia is definitely the fastest-growing amongst those big theatres... Asia's got some of the fastest-growing countries in it,... more >>
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Thailand's tourism recovers!

A year from the horrible scenes in Thailand that took place in an attempt to overthrow the government, the country now is slowly welcoming back its tourists and the numbers show they are doing quite okay. More than 10 million foreigners visited Thailand in the first eight months of 2010,... more >>
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LG enters Japan!

LG Electronics Inc. announced Monday it is entering the Japanese TV market and has announced 10 new television models too with that. Many times on keepclicking.asia, it has been mentioned how the foreign companies from abroad have entered the Asian market because it is increasing in value. Now we are... more >>
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Tesco goes online!

Tesco, the big UK supermarket chain has taken the Wal-Mart Approach by expanding overseas and now they are going to use the online route to cash in on the splendid E-Commerce trend that has been going on around Asia and Europe. They have targeted Poland and China for the coming... more >>
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Friendster joins online games arena!

Friendster, the social media company is flexing its muscles for the Asian region and joining the online games arena in a push to get back some of the market share from facebook which was been doing so well in this region. Actually in the South East Asian market, Friendster is... more >>
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Balenciaga, a fashion house from Spain has grown from a small fashion store in Europe to a world wide fashion store now. They have enjoyed rapid expansion over the years and now they have pinpointed Asia as the next big region to invest in. Recently over the weekend, they opened... more >>
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Malaysia invests!

Malaysia wants to be noticed and that is why it is spending in the region of US$400 million over the next 10 years so investors notice the place more. Asia is more than just China and India and Malaysia is doing more to be on the global map of investment... more >>
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Online games' other usage!

People merely think of online games as a way to have fun online. Office workers play it after work to release some tension after work, teenagers play it after school too as their hobby. Nowadays, with its advancement, the objective of these games have somewhat shifted. Take for example the... more >>
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Asia has theme park vibe!

When Singapore suggested it was going to open a Universal Studio before, skeptics were quick to point out that it would be hard for them to break-even or draw in enough audience. How have they been proved wrong, only 6 months into operation and they have already drawn in around... more >>
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E-Commerce in China!

According to a recent report published by Deutsche Bank, it says the E-Commerce market in China is going to reach 1.5 trillion yuan ($220 billion) by 2014. Both the Business to Customer and Customer to Customer model will experience tremendous growth and will account for 7.2 percent of all domestic... more >>
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Exceptional usage of virtual world!

Ever been to a store to buy something but there are no staff to help you out and when they do, they do not have the information you desire handy and it ends up wasting you a lot of time. Yes doing it online, does save a lot of... more >>
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Thirst for Asian wine skyrockets!

International wine sales in the form of auctions have skyrocketed mainly due to the increased buying power of Asian customers from around the world. One of the main reasons is the level of prestige, as mentioned on keepclicking.asia before, the people around Asia buy watches, to show off their wealth... more >>
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Ambani to rule Hollywood?

Anil Ambani, one of the richest men on planet earth, is looking to enter Hollywood and become one of the biggest film moguls out there. Already with a stake in Steven Spielberg's DreamWorks studio, having some of the big stars there like George Clooney and Julia Roberts. Now he plans... more >>
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Hublot eyes Asia!

Hublot, the Swiss watch brand that timed the games during the recent World Cup in South Africa has plans soon to enter the thriving Asian market. They are planning on having 15 new stores in the region next year, the most of these are going to be in the China... more >>
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A major agreement between India and Japan is going to be signed soon letting them trade goods with each other without many restrictions as before. This bilateral free trade agreement would provide Japanese goods and services greater access to the world's second-most populous market. Final negotiations are going on... more >>
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NEC looks to Asia Pacific!

NEC, the Japanese IT vendor, has great plans for the Asia Pacific region. They want 50% of their total revenue to come from outside of the Japanese market by 2017 and their main aim is to expand aggressively in this region. NEC President Nobuhiro Endo said the Greater China region... more >>
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Knock Knock, Peanut Lab on Asia's Door!

Peanut Labs is an innovative technology company that has been leading the way in social media market research for the past 3 years. So they look at social media users from around the world and draw up some statistics from them and present it to the client. Now they... more >>
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Around Asia, people were not able to get goods from many American retailers before they only sold their goods to American but all this is going to change now after a landmark agreement between PayPal and comGateway. At the launch, PayPal told everyone that Asians now would be able to... more >>
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Creative online usage!

In Hong Kong now, an idea has been increasing in popularity recently, it has been around the West for many years. Downloading coupons from dedicated websites for special offers in restaurants, movie tickets, spa, fashion and much more. It is a great way to show the power of the web... more >>
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Heinz has Asia to thank!

Heinz Asia-Pacific sales increased 19 percent to USD558 million. Volume increased 6.9 percent too. Main reasons for the increase was the strong demand from India and China where demand for some products skyrocketed. There was also strong demand from New Zealand for their products and these offset the softness from the... more >>
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Nissan, Japan's third-largest automaker, is high considering building another plant outside of Japan to get away from the strong yen. Nissan is considering moving into Indonesia, to take advantage of the low cost there and also there is a huge demand from that region for these cars. Nissan is investing... more >>
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German Retail Group eyes Indonesia!

German retail group Metro are eying Asia and the Indonesian market is in their radar for expansion soon. They want to open their Metro Cash and Carry stores around Indonesia. "Indonesia is a very interesting and promising country and market for the wholesale business," said Ray Chen, Metro's external and... more >>
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Once a region is spending a lot of its advertisement, you know they are in a healthy position. They have good amount of money to be spending on advertising and business is going well and this cycle in Asia is set to continue for a very long time. According to... more >>
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The power of going online to sell something creates extraordinary results and this can be fully explained by what happened in China over the weekend. A promotional deal run through one of the mainland's top online auction sites managed to sell a phenomenal 200 Mercedes-Benz Smart cars in under 3-1/2... more >>
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California governor Arnold Schwarzenegger is in the Mainland window shopping for some high speed trains which would benefit the great state of California greatly. One of the main pressing issues is the cost, the California state is under huge debt and the Governor will be going over to Japan and... more >>
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Guoman Hotels Group, a British hotel group, which has been around for many years and offered excellent hotel services. In London they have many brands of hotels, but each offers the same level of excellence. They are now planning to move to Asia with 40 to 50 new hotels in... more >>
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Indian online buying behavoir!

A recent study by AC Nielsen showed online buying behavior in India showed some great and encouraging figures. More than eight out of 10 Indian online consumers plan to buy products on the net in the next 12 months, while a quarter said they spend about 11 per cent of... more >>
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Speeding to digitalization, China!

China was the inventor of paper many many years ago but now it could be the first country that stops using paper. Such is the speed of their digital world, that almost everything appears online in China. Now people are reading books on their mobile phones or computers, children are... more >>
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Luxury brand hotel Langham is expanding its portfolio from around 25 to 50 hotels within the next 5 years. The bulk of these expansions is going to be around the Asia Pacific region where recent activity in the airline and tourist industry has made this expansion almost predictable. The number... more >>
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The Julius Baer Group, the 120-year-old Swiss private bank, expects to double its staff strength in Asia and Singapore will stand to benefit the most from this expansion. They want to have more staff in the Singapore branch. The bank is planning a Hong Kong booking office by the end... more >>
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Haier Appliances expands in India!

Haier Appliances which has around 38 retail stores in India, plans to increase that by adding around 35 exclusive retail stores by the end of November, according to its President, Mr Eric Braganza. Despite being a new player in the market, their growth in the last 8 months has been... more >>
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DMIC.Asia

The Digital Marketing Inner Circle is what DMIC in the domain name DMIC.Asia stands for. This community attracts the best minds in the digital marketing industry and they meet to discuss about the latest technologies, marketing issues and events from over the globe. The beauty of this site is anyone... more >>
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Yahoo Hong Kong is expanding its net to include SME's from the Shenzhen part of China too which is a very smart move and shows the power of SEO and the online search market. Many Hong Kong people make their way to that part of China and make purchases of... more >>
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Demand for planes and pilots in Asia!

Cathay Pacific, Qantas and Emirates airline are awaiting orders from Boeing for about 400 planes which are going to be delivered soon, now the problem is finding pilots for these new planes. It is actually a good problem to have for the Asian region. Asia-Pacific airlines will buy about 8,000... more >>
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Hong Kong director honored!

John Woo, director from Hong Kong, who has directed big time films such as Face Off and Mission Impossible 2, was honored at the The Venice Film Festival. He was given the Golden Lion for Lifetime Achievement and  accepted the award from American director Quentin Tarantino, president of the jury... more >>
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Global drinks firms looking for a chunk of the Asian market are looking to South East Asia now as tough regulations limit their access to the Chinese and Indian market. Recently, Kirin Holdings recently snapped up a stake in 127-year-old Singapore-listed Fraser & Neave and Asahi Breweries paid US$322 million... more >>
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Pernod thanks Asia!

Pernod Ricard is a French company that produces Alcoholic Beverages. Over the years, the chunk of their sales have come from their own European regions but now the tide is changing and they have Asia to thank for the bulk of their profits this time round. Pierre Pringuet, chief executive,... more >>
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LiveNation.Asia

LiveNation.Asia is back and this time they are bringing Simply Red to Hong Kong for his farewell concert. The concert will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Center on the 22nd of September and tickets can be bought from hkticketing.com. LiveNation has done this on a... more >>
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Digital revolution in Emerging Markets!

According to Boston Consulting Group, the 5 main markets which will have the most number of internet users in years to come will be in China, India, Indonesia, Russia and Brazil. Indonesia first was not on this list but it has become an important market for the digital revolution now.... more >>
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Get your Visa for Taiwan online!

How hard is it getting a Visa for another country, you usually have to get many files and documents in order, make your way to the embassy and submit all and then you have to make another visit there to pick up your passport, before it is finally done. Now... 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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