ACROSS ASIA Press Releases Photo Release: Mastercard Presents its Leading Position in Real-Time Payments at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019 Recently, at the Bangkok Fintech Fair 2019, Mastercard announced a commitment to deliver a growing suite of real-time and digital payments solutions across Asia Pacific through its regional real-time payments hub, with data centers in Thailand and th-TH Wed, 21 Aug 2019 8:08:40 +0700 NEW SAFE STEPS KIDS PROGRAMME TO EDUCATE YOUNG CHILDREN IN ASIA ON SAVING LIVES DURING EMERGENCIES Prudence Foundation, the International Federation of Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies and Cartoon Network team up to present safety information in a fun and innovative way The safety awareness programme, which will be rolled out across Asia, Thu, 11 Jul 2019 15:26:49 +0700 Asian companies prioritise technology, sustainability and people as drivers of future growth, HSBC research Businesses across Asia increasingly believe the strongest opportunities for future growth lie in technology, sustainability and developing talent to harness digital advancement. While more than a third of Asian businesses are prioritising expansion into Wed, 26 Jun 2019 15:08:55 +0700 Asian companies prioritise technology, sustainability and people as drivers of future growth, HSBC research Businesses across Asia increasingly believe the strongest opportunities for future growth lie in technology, sustainability and developing talent to harness digital advancement. While more than a third of Asian businesses are prioritising expansion into Wed, 26 Jun 2019 14:42:32 +0700 #Hua Hin Run To Give 2019 Charity Fundraising Event Returns! Marriott International is delighted to announce the return of the successful Run to Give, annual charity fundraising running event organized by Marriott International involving participating Marriott hotels across Asia Pacific. It#s all part of Mon, 24 Jun 2019 15:42:44 +0700 Asia-Pacific governments adopt regional actions to fulfil promise of leaving no one behind Nine resolutions endorsed at high-level UN policy forum Senior government representatives from across Asia and the Pacific on Friday called for greater efforts to advance equality and empowerment for over four billion people across the region. Over 800 delegates attended the 75th Session of the United Nations Fri, 31 May 2019 16:52:13 +0700 Western Union Digital Expands in Asia: Thailand Now Live Western Union Led Digital Services in Thailand a First for the Money Transfer Sector As a part of its digital expansion plans across Asia, Western Union, a leader in cross-border, cross-currency money movement, broke new ground in Thailand with Wed, 29 May 2019 17:03:23 +0700 64 CSR Programs and Leaders Conferred Asias Most Prominent CSR Awards A total of 64 projects and business leaders across Asia were selected as recipients of Asia Responsible Enterprise Awards (AREA) 2019, which was an increase of 19% from last year. Regarded as the top corporate social responsibility (CSR) awards in Asia, Wed, 29 May 2019 9:42:03 +0700 Global Survey Shows App Dev Industry Ready for Massive Disruption IT Leaders across Asia Pacific Report Talent Scarcity, Massive Backlogs, and Aging Infrastructure as Top Concerns OutSystems has published its sixth annual research report on the state of application development and the challenges faced by development Thu, 23 May 2019 9:17:28 +0700 Siam@Siams New Lunch Buffet is a Journey Across Asia Taste flavors from all around the region with Party House One#s newly launched Asian-inspired lunch buffet. From Mon - Fri, noon - 2:30 p.m., Siam@Siam Design Hotel Bangkok#s ground-floor restaurant, and event space serves a delicious selection of Wed, 10 Apr 2019 15:58:35 +0700 AirAsia Adds Phuket-Phnom Penh AirAsia continues adding routes to its flight hubs with new direct flight Phuket-Phnom Penh of Cambodia, to be available 4 times a week. The launch is part of the airline#s establishment of a network across Asia and the steadily growing CLMV market, a Mon, 01 Apr 2019 11:51:36 +0700 Agoda picks six best destinations to get your fill of cherry blossoms Enjoy the age-old tradition of hanami across Asia, America and Europe With spring around the corner, it means cherry blossom season is coming. Take this chance to spend some quality time with your loved ones beneath the beautiful sakura trees. While Japan and Washington, D.C. are the most famous places to enjoy cherry Mon, 11 Mar 2019 16:06:40 +0700 Next Story Group Grows Footprint in Australia and Enters Top Destinations of Sri Lanka and Vietnam International hospitality company Next Story Group is expanding across Asia Pacific markets in 2019 with its successful hotel brand Next Hotels and genre-defining urban lifestyle concept, Kafnu. The Group opened Kafnu Alexandria - Australia#s first Thu, 07 Mar 2019 8:10:00 +0700 HUAWEI CLOUD Unveils in Singapore - New strategic investment reflects growing demand for cloud service solutions across Asia Pacific HUAWEI CLOUD, the cloud-computing services of Huawei, unveiled a new region in Singapore today, expanding the reach of its full-stack cloud platform and Wed, 20 Feb 2019 14:39:28 +0700 Mr.Stephan Vanden Auweele, Chief Hospitality Group Officer Of Asset World Corporation Asset World Corporation is delighted to announce the appointment of Mr. Stephan Vanden Auweele as Chief Hospitality Group Officer. Stephan is a highly accomplished veteran of hospitality industry appointments across Asia, the Middle East and Europe in Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:09:59 +0700 TAT debuts new Hidden Shades of Amazing Thailand commercial The Tourism Authority of Thailand#s (TAT) new TV commercial, #Hidden Shades of Amazing Thailand#, is making its satellite television debut on the BBC channel across Asia Pacific this 27 December 2018 after having been broadcast on CNN on 20 December Thu, 27 Dec 2018 11:01:32 +0700 Data Presented at 2nd Healthy Lung Summit 2018 to Demonstrate Impact of AstraZeneca#s Healthy Lung Partnership Programme Deepening commitment to drive improvements for patients with respiratory disease across Asia, AstraZeneca with Business Sweden, The Swedish Trade Invest Council in Taiwan, hosts the second Healthy Lung Summit, ahead of the 2018 Asia Pacific Society Tue, 04 Dec 2018 8:00:00 +0700 Asia-Pacific nations urged to step up investment in social protection A new report by the United Nations# regional arm, the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP), is calling on countries across Asia and the Pacific to beef up their spending on people, pointing out how greater investment in social Fri, 30 Nov 2018 16:33:56 +0700 Asia-Pacific countries recommit to building more inclusive, equitable societies Bangkok (ESCAP News) - Senior officials representing governments from across Asia and the Pacific today recommitted their countries to putting people and their rights at the heart of development, noting that gender equality, sexual and reproductive Thu, 29 Nov 2018 9:32:01 +0700 Asia-Pacific gathers to take stock of ambitious development targets Senior government officials, United Nations representatives and civil society from across Asia and the Pacific gathered in Bangkok on Monday for the start of the Midterm Review of the Asian and Pacific Ministerial Declaration on Population and Mon, 26 Nov 2018 13:39:15 +0700 Despite increasing trade tensions business confidence in Asia Pacific remains high Business leaders across Asia Pacific remain confident that their companies revenues will grow over the next 12 months despite increasing trade frictions. In its latest survey of 1,189 business leaders across the 21 Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Mon, 19 Nov 2018 14:00:45 +0700 Mozilla Announces Firefox Lite Rebranding and New Partnerships to Boost Ecosystem across Asia Mozilla, a pioneer and advocate for the open web, is happy to announce the rebranding of Firefox Rocket into Firefox Lite and the establishment of two new strategic partnerships in Asia: Cherry Mobile, the leading mobile and electronics brand in the Tue, 06 Nov 2018 9:15:37 +0700 CPF vows to end IUU across Asian seas Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) vows to end the use of Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated Fishing (IUU) not only in its supply chain but also convincing suppliers across the region to undertakes sustainable practices in line with global standard for supply Mon, 29 Oct 2018 15:20:20 +0700 iGTB Oxford School of Transaction Banking Huge Success on First-time Visit to Asia 53 participants from 25 banks across Asia give the iGTB Oxford School a rave 72% net promoter score The Asian Tiger Singapore showed its hunger for growth and digital transformation when more than 50 participants representing 25 leading Asian banks Thu, 25 Oct 2018 13:13:01 +0700 Next Story Group Plans 50 Kafnu Properties in Asia Pacific Next Story Group is accelerating the growth of its genre-defining Kafnu brand across Asia Pacific. Following the successful launch of Kafnu Hong Kong in late 2017, Next Story Group opened Kafnu Taipei and Kafnu Bengaluru this year. Kafnu Alexandria in Wed, 17 Oct 2018 14:25:46 +0700 Best Western Hotels Resorts Shares Loving Kindness with Under-Privileged Children in Thailand Best Western Hotels Resorts has continued to spread love and kindness across Asia with another successful charitable initiative to support under-privileged children in rural Thailand. In the two-day Share Loving Kindness CSR event, Best Western#s Fri, 12 Oct 2018 14:55:42 +0700 Minor Hotels Announces Two New Resorts in China Under the Companys M Collection Brand Minor Hotels, a hotel owner, operator and investor, currently with a portfolio of 162 hotels and resorts in 25 countries across Asia Pacific, the Middle East, Europe, South America, Africa and the Indian Ocean, has signed two new management contracts in Tue, 09 Oct 2018 14:59:04 +0700 ทาทา มอเตอร์ส ส่งกระบะทาทา เป็นทูตพาณิชย์เปิดเส้นทางส่งเสริมการค้า ไทย-อินเดีย ในคาราวาน Drive Across Asia 2018 ทาทา มอเตอร์ส ประเทศไทย ส่งรถกระบะทาทาซีนอน 3 คัน ฝ่าเส้นทาง 3 ประเทศ ไทย เมียนมา อินเดีย ในคาราวาน ไดร์ฟ อะครอส เอเซีย 2018 นำกลุ่มนักธุรกิจเดินทาง เพื่อเปิดเส้นทางใหม่ส่งเสริมการค้า การลงทุน และท่องเที่ยว ระหว่าง 3 ประเทศ เชื่อมโยงความสัมพันธ์ Thu, 20 Sep 2018 14:35:50 +0700 BLUE ANT ENTERTAINMENT TO ROLL OUT FRESH CBS STUDIOS INTERNATIONAL DRAMAS FBI AND CHARMED, AND BRAND NEW SEASONS OF ITS TOP TITLES ACROSS ASIA STARTING THIS SEPTEMBER FBI and Charmed will debut on the channel together with the latest seasons of The X Factor UK, Bull, EntertainmentTonight, The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and The Late Late Show with James Corden. Blue Ant Media, an international content producer, Tue, 11 Sep 2018 16:42:40 +0700 HIV LGBT HEROES SET TO SHINE AT ASIA-PACIFIC COMMUNITY SERVICE AWARDS HIV and LGBT community heroes from across Asia and the Pacific are set to be honoured at a special event in Bangkok in November, with organisers of the HERO Awards currently seeking nominations from community members across the region Standing for HIV, Tue, 04 Sep 2018 16:35:39 +0700