July 2011 Archives

Southeast Asia seeks integration

During a recent meeting in Bali, Indonesia, the Southeast Asian nations came together to discuss almost everything from recent tensions in the South China Sea to ways to encourage democracy in the region. There is a sheer determination within the region that their collective region can learn from some of... more >>
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Indonesia, next best thing?

Internet growth in Indonesia is surging ahead without control and so much of the youth population are going online. The numbers are going up by the thousands everyday and there is no end in sight and that is why many companies are eying Indonesia after India and China as the... more >>
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DotAsia in the Nikkei Business Daily

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Siteground.Asia

Siteground is a web hosting company, have started using the ".Asia" domain name to target the Asian population. We are seeing more websites being developed in the Asian region and thus there is demand for more web hosting service and this company has around 7 years of experience in this... more >>
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Frappuccino.Asia

Frappuccino is a drink which is very popular all over the Asian region and the world, it is the ice-blended drink from Starbucks which makes everyone salivate. So the idea works something like this. You go to the website and design your own frappuccino, you are then able to post... more >>
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ISOI.Asia

Many more websites now are going live online which are about special marketing messages from companies trying to get more people online and getting to know the brand. One of the latest ones is ISOI.Asia, It is site where Jay Chou is working together with a computer company to get... more >>
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AOGA.Asia

The Asia Online Gaming Award will be held on the second of August at 7pm in Hong Kong. sia Online Game Awards is a high-profile cross-regional event opting to promote the development of online games in Asia. Underlying principle of the Asia Online Game contest is to recognize and commend... more >>
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Djarum is going online with blibli.com and will start selling everything from games, Ipads, to fashionable items. The commercial site will officially start operating on July 25 and is expected to garner billions of rupiah in transactions by the end of the year. Already, they have accommodated around 200 merchants... more >>
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Baidu to distribute songs online!

The problem of downloading songs and piracy are always prevalent in today's society. Celebrities have always come out and mentioned how they want the fans to get the original stuff and not resort to downloading illegally. Well now the problem could be somewhat solved in China with Baidu's new business... more >>
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Clickz.Asia

This site is the largest resource of interactive marketing news, information, commentary, advice, opinion, research, and reference in the world, online or off-.One of their main goals is to help interactive marketers do their job better. The site serves like a blog for people to share their latest marketing ideas... more >>
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Rydges.Asia

AHL is one of Australia's premier entertainment, hospitality, and tourism and leisure companies. They have 2 different kinds of business models, either opening their own branded places in different regions or by having joint ventures with other entities in the region where they want to open. They already have presence... more >>
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MaritimeSecurity.Asia

MaritimeSecurity.Asia brings you up-to-date international news and features on all aspects of maritime security in Asia. They cover news in all aspects related to Maritime Security and have an established team of journalists working for the cause. There are many targets in mind when making this website, people like politicians... more >>
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Funnygames.Asia

With almost everyone who is able to go online, having the ability to do so in high speed has opened so many windows online. People now are able to play online games at breath-taking speeds and this has increased the amount of time people spend online and also the amount... more >>
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StrayTravel.Asia

Some people are just plain adventurous, they love heading out backpacking and getting lost and this site is tailor-made for these people. Straytravel.Asia. They have the experience in going to these different difficult places and can give you some tips along the way. They take the hassle out of... more >>
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WordConf.Asia

WordConf is a conference that focuses on everything WordPress. It is an informal event that brings together WordPress users where they talk about the latest happenings and best ways to move forward. Everyone from casual users to core developers participate, share ideas, and get to know each other.WordConf  is open... more >>
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RTN.Asia

Getting news online is becoming the next trend and RTN.Asia is the new thing. Real Time News is India's first web-oriented news source. Backed by some of the best names in the business, they plan to set a new path in online journalism in India. Since it is online, anyone... more >>
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RetireCheap.Asia

In Asia, the advancement of technology in recent years has been close to astonishing and this has led to improvements in healthcare too. As a result of this, people are living longer healthier lives and it poses issues for Government to take care of these older people with proper pensions... more >>
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NOQStore.Asia

NOQStore, on the site they mention is not just a name, it is an experience that provides convenience and speed to the customers at a much lower cost. It is an online store dealing in books and they differentiate themselves from their competitors. Stocked with millions of titles from all... more >>
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Rentaguide.Asia

Ever wandered to a new city around Asia wondering where the best places were to eat, the exoctic spots to go to, best places to shop, or best places to have a late night snack. Worry no more with rentaguide.asia. This site lets you rent a guide for your... more >>
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Dolce & Gabbana goes online!

Dolce & Gabbana, the huge Italian luxury brand is going online in an attempt to take advantage of the lucrative e-commerce spending going on all over the world. There are also plans in place to launch the Chinese version of the site in August too so that many of the... more >>
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Community based projects platform!

An online resource centre has been launched in Vietnamese and English to provide information on the progress of community-based projects. 30 different agencies and organizations from around 20 countries are taking part in this initiative. The website will act as a forum for discussion and there are people here from... more >>
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AXA eyes Asian growth!

AXA, Europe's second biggest insurer, has great plans for the Asian market. They intend to double their revenue earnings to the next 3 years and want a stable growth of around 15% in the Hong Kong market too. The insurer's Hong Kong chief executive, Stuart Harrison mentioned to SCMP that there... more >>
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China's Yihaodian which sells goods online is going to carry Wal-Mart products after an agreement was reached between the 2 companies. It is yet another huge Western chain looking to enter the Asian market using the online route. This follows Tesco's decision to have a training plant in Asia to... more >>
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Japan Wins Women's World cup!

Great news for Asia today morning when the Japanese Women's World cup team came out on top in a penalty shoot out against the United States last night. It was the first time an Asian team has won the tournament and could be a sign of things to come both... more >>
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Rakuten seens online reading potential!

Leading online shopping mall operator Rakuten Inc is taking the dive into online reading and starting its own distribution of online books. They are going to start by working with Panasonic to offer around 10,000 titles with the company's new cell phone and then they have plans to work together... more >>
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Hong Kong, 2011 July 12 - Following the approval from ICANN for the implementation of the new gTLD (Generic Top-Level Domain) program, DotAsia today announces its plans to support new gTLDs from Asia, including its own IDN (Internationalized Domain Name) TLDs: ".亚洲/.亞洲 ", ".アジア", ".아시아", etc. and applications from other... more >>
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Juliusbaer.Asia

On a recent business trip to Malaysia for the SME Expo 2011, on board the Cathay Pacific flight, i was happy to see the bank Julius Baer using the ".Asia" domain name for its Asian market. It is a great example for the major banks around the world since... more >>
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Tesco strenghtens its grips in Asia!

Tesco is going all Asian and this can be proven by its building of a academy in South Korea to train its staff all over the Asian region on how to sell and mainly for its online arm of its business. The company claims it is the first such academy... more >>
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The statistics and the numbers speak for themselves. The six largest listed Asian social-media companies earn an average five times more revenue per user than the four leading U.S. players. 70% of all online sales from virtual goods come from the Asia Pacific region. Of today's 1.8 billion Internet users,... more >>
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It is not official, Pyeongchang will host the 2018 Winter Olympics after fighting off competition from Munich, Germany, and Annecy France. It was a great moment for the small city in South Korea and it is going to do wonders for the economy in the region too. It is going... more >>
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The online retail industry in India is likely to be worth Rs 7,000 crore by 2015, due to easy availability of broadband services and increasing internet penetration, according Associated Chambers of Commerce and Industry of India (Assocham). When looking at the figures, India is going to become the third largest... more >>
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DotAsis at the SME Expo

At the recent SME Expo, DotAsia was present and is pleased to say it was a very meaningful event indeed. We had many questions to what domain names were and how important they were for businesses. Also a great education for SME'es to find out that having one domain... more >>
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Deal4Real.Asia

Group buying has taken off dramatically in recent months and it has become the home page of many customers around the world. Some people even wait till midnight to see what the offer is going to be the next day so it is no wonder that more people are... more >>
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Globaltravel.Asia

In the recent SME Expo, held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from the 30th of June to the 2nd of July, there were some great usage of the ".Asia" domain name. One example shown here is the website www.globaltravel.asia. This is a site for spas and resorts around the Asia... more >>
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.Asia in Action

  • siteground.asia
  • frappuccino.asia
  • isoi.asia
  • aoga.asia
  • clickz.asia
  • rydges.asia
  • maritimesecurity.asia
  • funnygames.asia
  • straytravel.asia
  • wordconf.asia
  • rtn.asia
  • retirecheap.asia
  • noqstore.asia
  • rentaguide.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

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