April 2011 Archives

Alan Shearer in Asia!

Alan Shearer, one of the biggest name in World Football today signs on as Ambassador in Asia for top ranked betting site Dafabet.com. He recently signed an exclusive two year contract with the leading Asian sportsbetting and gaming site to act as Asian Ambassador in support of the company's... more >>
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Premier Wen's latest visit to Malaysia has resulted in great trade agreements between the 2 nations. The 2 countries signed construction and telecommunication agreements on Thursday to deepen investment. Wen will then be off to Indonesia to sign further agreements as China looks to strengthen bonds between them and... more >>
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Malaysians spending online!

According to PayPal, Malaysians spent around RM1.8 billion shopping online and this figure is expected to rise to around RM 5 billion in 2014. PayPal commented and said Malaysia was the region that recorded the strongest growth at around 70% and that was the main reason behind opening a customer... more >>
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E-Commerce in China surging!

E-Commerce sales are expected to triple in the coming 4 to 5 years giving great potential to brand owners looking to expand in the China region. According to a report done by consultancy AT Kearney, This channel has recorded extremely rapid growth, having expanded from only $760m in 2004 to... more >>
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Tapping into the Booming Asian market!

Reading an article from Asia Stock Alert, they gave some tips on where the smart investment should be going in Asia in the coming years and their answer was in the luxury market. The example of Prada was explained and how their profits went up substantially in the Asia Pacific.... more >>
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Slimmm.Asia

Recently, walking around Hong Kong during the Easter, I came across this product which was using a ".Asia" domain name "slimmm.asia". We are seeing more products having domain names to give consumers more information about the product we are buying. For example, this site here gives you information about... more >>
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NOTES: All Sunrise phases will proceed in parallel, from May 11 - July 20, 2011. Applications received for SR2 and SR3 phases will be treated as received at the same time, with priority maintained (i.e. SR2 over SR3). Applications for SR2 are automatically considered for SR3 (if it is... more >>
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ITV.Asia

ITV Granada is an entertainment channel for Asia and the Middle East. ITV, which is UK's most successful commercial broadcaster and one of the worlds largest television producers. They have now realized how important the Asian market is for their business and are looking to expand in the region. The... more >>
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Executive Chef Eric Justice from Pei Wei Asian Diner will host online cooking class featuring three authentic recipes inspired by the chef's recent travels across five Asian countries. By logging on here, at 8pm Eastern Time on the 21st of April, people will be able to see live how to... more >>
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eBay links up with Hong Kong post!

There is expected to be more online buying from Hong Kong from the US after eBay announced deals with the Hong Kong post making it easier and safer for people here to buy and receive their purchased goods. The new "e-Express" initiative launched yesterday by Hongkong Post, the United States... more >>
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Westfield Group goes online!

The Westfield group has created its first cyber shopping center and is inviting foreign retailers to set up shop there. There is one catch. Foreign retailers -- who can ship products costing less than $1000 to Australian customers without charging GST or import duty -- would be welcome to join... more >>
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Papua New Guinea links to Asia!

Swire Shipping has announced direct shipping lines between Papua New Guinea to Hong Kong, Shanghai and even Pusan in South Korea. There has been a surge in demand of certain metals such as copper and gold in the Asian region and the Papua New Guinea region is blessed with plenty... more >>
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Digital Jungle expands in Asia!

Digital Jungle, an Asian based digital marketing company that specializes in cross boarder, multi-language online marketing, helping clients establish and execute digital marketing strategies from Australia to China. They have offices in Hong Kong, Shanghai and Beijing and now are expanding towards the Australian region and opening their first... more >>
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Malaysians paying bills online!

According to a recent survey by Visa for 6 countries in the Asia Pacific region, it has been noted that Malaysia is the number 1 country in the region for the amount of bills being paid online. Visa, a global payments technology company, said they spent an average of RM306... more >>
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SMEmagazine.Asia at the Internet show!

At the recent Internet Show in Singapore last week, SMEmagazine.Asia had a booth which was right opposite ours at the show. Their magazine has gone from strength to strength and is now one of the biggest SME magazines in the whole Asian region with readership increasing every month. It... more >>
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New Asia!

Located on the 70th floor of the Swissotel Stanford in Singapore, New Asia is one of the most exquisite bars/lounges I have ever come across. It is very comfortable and they one of the best menus for drinks and snacks as seen anywhere in the world. Their name gives... more >>
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China has overtaken Spain as the 3rd most popular tourist destination spot in the world behind France and the United States. At a press conference held in Beijing at the weekend, the National Tourism Administration of China announced 55.66 million visits by international visitors staying at least one night over... more >>
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Compete, a Kantar Media company, has released the findings of its quarterly online shopper intelligence study that tracks cross-channel shopping behavior. It gives us 4 main findings and how smartphones are helping users shop online.1) They help consumers shop smarterMany people who are on their smartphones are looking and... more >>
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Elitetranslations.Asia

During the recent Internet Show in Singapore, we were lucky enough to meet the Regional Marketing Director of Elite Translations Asia. They are a company based in Singapore and doing translations for all major Asian languages and also European ones. Established in 2006 and having presence in other Asian... more >>
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DotAsia at the Internet Show 2011!

DotAsia was at the recent Internet Show in Singapore from the 13th to 15th of April last week and it was a huge success. Not only were we able to increase awareness about the domain name and the upcoming IDN ".Asia" domain names, we were able to see people... more >>
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Hong Kong, 12 April, 2011 - Asia is continuing its rapid growth as the world's most populated Internet marketplace, with an expectation to expand to more than 2 billion Internet users in 2013. Fact is, the vast majority of these users will not be navigating the Internet in English. Against... more >>
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The South Korean government on Wednesday, April 6, said it will launch an online market for oil products and boost competition among suppliers in a package of measures to lower fuel prices. By making it online, it will add more transparency and maybe the Government can monitor the prices of... more >>
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Indian tourists opt for Asia!

The East has become the new West, after years of fascination of traveling to Europe and to North America, Asia has turned out to be most popular destination for Indian tourists looking to travel. Two of the main reasons this is happening is the low-cost carriers flying directly there and... more >>
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Tourists flocking to Singapore!

The number of foreign visitors to Singapore increased to 990,000 in February, the highest ever recorded for the month of February, according to the Singapore Tourism Board. ore than half the visitors came from Indonesia (177,000), China (150,000), Malaysia (82,000), Japan (58,000), and Australia (58,000). These visitors accounted for 53... more >>
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Non-operating items jump 163.98 per cent to US$144.4 million last year for the Shangri-La group but there are still worries for the European and North American market but Asia is on its way up. Buoyant tourism demand on the mainland and in Hong Kong helped propel group sales 28.05... more >>
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Celebrities from all around Asia gather in Hong Kong today for a charity show for the unfortunate events in Japan. It is going to last for 3 hours and all the money donated from the event is going to charity. Joey Yung Cho-yee, Andy Lau Tak-wah, Miriam Yeung Chin-wah and... more >>
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Chinese tourists living it up!

The tourists from China are flocking to Europe in their thousands now, although the numbers are down from 2009, their spending has gone up a lot. Chinese tourists ranked second, behind Russians and ahead of Americans and Japanese, for total spending by non-European travelers. For the Chinese travelers, before reaching... 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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