September 2011 Archives

Blackberry makes Asian expansion!

The first Blackberry lifestyle store opens in Bangkok today as part of the company's aggressive plans to expand in the Asian region. 2 of the main reasons are the growing popularity to own a smartphone in the region and also the economic hardship being suffered by many in American and... more >>
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AnimeFestival.Asia

Anime Festival Asia (AFA) is a a highly successful regional festival that draws close to one hundred thousand visitors. AFA allows local and regional anime and Japanese pop-culture fans the chance to see the latest and most popular happenings around the industry. The festival includes open discussion sessions with... more >>
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E-Commerce is taking off in Australia and yet another idea has surfaced now and it is going to take the industry by storm. The same company that did group buying, which already is very popular in the region is starting to offer daily grocery items on its site and selling... more >>
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Hong Kong, 16 September 2011 - The DotAsia Organisation is proud to announce the launch of Landrush.Asia (http://www.landrush.asia), a platform where potential registrants can apply for their ".Asia" IDN directly. They can select from a list of participating registrars on the site and then apply for the best Chinese, Japanese... more >>
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The MLB has opened its second Talent Development Center in Changzhou, Jiangsu to tap into the talents in a country where more people are getting addicted to the sport. The goal is simple, finding a global baseball superstar to attract hundreds of millions of fans and create a multibillion-yuan market.... more >>
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Online Shopping made easier!

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Mobile research firm Ovum has said that around 4.6 million applications are going to be downloaded in the Asia Pacific region by the end of the year and there are other staggering numbers published too alongside this. The Ovum research also predicts that revenues from paid-for mobile phone apps in... more >>
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E-Commerce in India

Sachin Bansal and Binny Bansal, 2 former employees of amazon.com have been doing very well in India, they have created Flipkart and started selling books in India after leaving amazon.com. People at that time thought they were crazy but now their business has grown and they are receiving investments from... more >>
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Canalavist.Asia

CanalAVIST is a platform for learning for the people and it is done online. It looks at the whole ASEAN region and uses different platforms to deliver lectures to the ASEAN region and others around the world too. Their main objective is to provide rapid dissemination and sustainable sharing of... more >>
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AmericanAugers.Asia

The American Augers line of underground construction equipment is second-to-none. Founded in 1970, they make their products in the huge facility back in America and have been doing a very good job. Recently they have targeted the Asian market midst the great demand for construction materials equipment. Just look at... more >>
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TeamQuest.Asia

TeamQuest are the global leader when it comes to IT Service Optimization and help companies with their IT solution. They are not just there to provide sell IT products, they are around to help solve problems for companies by using their IT capabilities. TeamQuest helps IT organizations consistently meet service... more >>
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ASEAN critical for US firms!

A staggering 85% of American companies in the ASEAN region said they are looking to expand in the coming 2 years because they think the business in the region is going to get better and better. Over around 70% of the respondents said that the importance of the region will... more >>
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UpAgainstTheWall.Asia

It is all about the photographs you have taken and those will be your memories for a good night out with friends especially when there is alcohol involved. This website here does just that, from Taipei, goes around to different clubs and takes pictures and it has resulted in more... more >>
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Apple to open store in Hong Kong!

Apple has confirmed it is going to open its flagship store in IFC, Hong Kong, in the heart of the Central Business District. Their location makes perfect sense because it is the heartbeat of Hong Kong and the place where most of the offices are located and thus their target... more >>
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Spikes.Asia

The Spikes event will take place in Singapore from the 18th to 20th of September this year and it is going to award the great creativity occurring in the marketing industry in the region. It is going to be a grand event with guest speakers lined up, an awards ceremony... more >>
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TruTV.Asia

This real live television and there is not gimmick about it. The website provides viewers a chance to watch TV shows which are real and original and they see it as it happens and get a front row seat to all the action. Some of their shows are called World's... more >>
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Timetable.Asia

Thailand can be quite a daunting place to travel at times. It has so many great islands that it would be impossible to go over the whole country in a very short period of time so this website is here to help out and they have a very good domain... more >>
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Australian businesses look to expand!

It is finally looking better in Australia. We have read almost everywhere in the past months how they have suffered from their economy and how their exchange rate has resulted in more people looking to shop online and not from Australian sites to avoid the tax. Now it seems as... more >>
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Japanese Internet users love to blog!

Japanese rank number 1 for blog penetration in the world. More than 80 percent of the entire online population in Japan visited a blog site, as the number of visitors to the category rose 7 percent from the previous year. FC2 inc. led as the top blog destination with... more >>
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The China Daily is an English newspaper published in the People's Republic of China. Publishing from Monday to Saturday, they have become the highest circulated English newspaper in China to day. DotAsia is proud to say that they picked up the story of the DotAsia Landrush in August. Here is... more >>
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ASEAN market flourishes!

Chinese home appliance makers are not suffering because or falling demand from the United States and Europe, they are actually doing much better and they have the ASEAN market to thank for that. Agreements between China and the ASEAN market has resulted in more free trade between the regions.... more >>
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Macau profits surge!

The latest numbers from Macau paint an awesome picture for the outlook for gambling in the Asian region. The profits in August increased 57% from the same time last year as more people flock to the former Portuguese colony to place a wager on the numerous games available there. Since... more >>
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EBay looks to Japan and China!

EBay is noticing that Asia is place to be when it comes to buying and selling online and that is why they want to expand further in the region with more presence in Japan and also in China. Recent news came through that China and Hong Kong were the... more >>
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Premier League Champions Manchester United are opting for an IPO in Singapore to get investments from passionate fans in the region. It is a double whammy for the football club because the region not only has the most number of fans, it also now has the money to spend on... 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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