March 2012 Archives

According to Pearl Research, China's online gaming market is going to reach US$9.2 billion by 2014, up from around US$6.6 billion sometime last year which is around a 40% increase. Another proof to how well they are doing can be attributed to the fact that the top 5 gaming... more >>
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Yu Darvish, Asian baseball sensation!

After being branded the best pitching prospect to come out of Japan, the pressure is on young Yu Darvish who is going to make his MLS debut in the coming season with the Texas Rangers. He signed a lucrative US$111 million contract with them and to spend so much on... more >>
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New Hong Kong budget airline!

Tourism is one industry which would be able to compete with the gambling industry. It has absolutely skyrocketed in Asia and much more of the same is to come in the coming years. One of the reasons why there is going to be a new budget airline starting in Hong... more >>
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Indonesian economy growing!

The Government has predicted that growth in Indonesia will be around 7% in 2013 mainly driven by growing investment and an expanding budget for infrastructure. There will be more spending on the government and more investment which is going to create more jobs and upgrade the whole country to a... more >>
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How the Chinese shop online!

Now when looking to expand to the Asian region, China has to be the main focus. Considering their huge number of online users and the amount they are spending online. Here are some tips you have to know about how the Chinese people like to shop online. You could... more >>
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Jollibee goes online!

Jollibee, the Philippines' largest fast-food chain, is teaming up with AsiaPay, and will start rolling out delivery service on its website and customers can pay online. As more and more people in the country are going online to look for nice lunches and meals, this initiative will be well accepted... more >>
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Twinki.Asia

Twinki is an IT company providing custom software and internet based solutions. Having locations in Hong Kong and Taiwan, they have decided to use the .Asia name for their business and their website is really well done. When they do decide to expand and move into other Asian countries in... more >>
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Success Story!

A success story of an online business from India and it is slowly making inroads and becoming a huge company. Flipkart which is a business run pretty much the same way as Amazon but they have dedicated much time and resources on their supply chain to make sure the... more >>
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China's online spending skyrockets!

A report by China E-Commerce Research Center shows that online sales in the Mainland have gone up substantially from 514 billion yuan in 2010 to 801 billion yuan last year and the trend is set to continue for many years to come. There were also 29% more people shopping online... more >>
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Shangri-La has Mainland in mind!

Luxury hotel Shangri-La is looking to expand in the Mainland region with 11 hotels to be opened there in the coming 3 years and 2 going to be open this year. Sales rose from last year but there was still a considerable loss. The main reason for that could be... more >>
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Going online and watching movies is on the rise in Asia and the trend is set to continue for the foreseeable future. The main issue is getting these people to pay for watching these movies online. People are so used to going to free sites and catching live sport events,... more >>
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Safe money is on Macau!

Several of the world's biggest gaming analysts have predicted that growth in Macau is going to surge in the near future. They said the growth marks are going to be well ahead of the estimates amid increases in arrivals and also more spending in the VIP sector of casinos. Mr... more >>
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Asian companies making huge strides!

According to the Boston Consulting Group, Southeast Asian companies are going to make huge strides in the international arena in the coming years. Some of the examples included household names in the region such as AirAsia, Axiata and Petra Foods which were going to make an international impact in the... more >>
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PayPal launches PayPal Here in Asia!

Just when you thought it was so easy and straightforward to do business here in Asia, PayPal creates PayPal Here and makes it even easier. So this allows people to get the PayPal Here on their smartphones and use it to make life and business easier. With PayPal Here,... more >>
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According to global consultancy Bain & Company, China will overtake the United States as the world's largest e-commerce market next year, when its annual online sales hit CNY1.5 trillion (USD237.93 billion). More and more people in the China region are able now to go online not only using conventional computers... more >>
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Australians moving online!

Warning signs were there last year around when the physical shops sales were dropping in Australia and one of the main reason for that was people were going online to make purchases to take advantage of the huge exchange rate and also tax benefits. Now The Commonwealth Bank of Australia... more >>
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YouTube, you have been warned!

The top 2 online video companies in China are locking horns in a move that is surely going to challenge YouTube's domination of the market in the coming years. Youku.com is taking over Tudou, both companies have been on the US stock exchange recently and have received a lot of... more >>
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Just when you thought, the retirement of Yau Ming will create a problem for NBA in Asia since less people will tune in, there goes Lin and takes it by the scruff of its neck again! Due to the huge injury list of the Knicks, he was able to get... 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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