05 Aug 2016
On August 4, as part of her participation in a meeting of Trade Ministers of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN), the Honourable Chrystia Freeland, Minister of International Trade, announced a new project to be funded by Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC).
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04 Aug 2016
Hotels usually offer rewards to customers in form of economic or social benefits. Researchers in Hong Kong have recently conducted a study to explore how customers perceive different types of rewards and how those perceptions influence customer loyalty.
24 Jul 2016
Fifth edition of TechInnovation aims to strengthen collaboration in the spirit of open innovation
07 Jul 2016
SIEW 2016 will bring together top energy leaders to share perspectives on the theme, “New Energy Realities”, which addresses the implications of energy prices remaining lower for longer, and a greater push to make energy systems both greener and smarter.
Mrs. Carrie Lam
06 Jul 2016
July 6, 2016: The University-Government-Industry Consortium for Sustainable Urban Development (UGI Consortium) was officially launched today in the Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) with strong support from local universities, government departments and industry.
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04 Jul 2016
Industry-focused consortia will address key challenges in wafer-level packaging to lower overall manufacturing costs and accelerate time-to-market of next-generation electronic devices.
Associate Professor Lim Yun Fong
04 Jul 2016
To maximise their bottom line, online retailers must integrate digital business data with physical product flow, according to researchers from Singapore Management University.
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30 Jun 2016
The 2nd annual Aid & Development Asia Summit was held in Bangkok, Thailand on 21-22 June 2016 at the United Nations Conference Centre.
29 Jun 2016
Don't miss Employee Benefits Asia, Asia's leading C&B conference. In Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in August - Register Now
24 Jun 2016
A group of KAIST researchers will share their insights on the future and challenges of the current technological innovations impacting all aspects of society, while showcasing their research excellence in artificial intelligence and robotics.
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06 Jun 2016
Nispana’s “APAC Cyber Security Summit 2016 ( 2- 3 June 2016), successfully concluded today at the Double Tree, Hotel by Hilton at Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia in the presence of Mr. Christophe Durand, Head- Cyber Strategy, INTERPOL and Mr. Benoit Godart- Head of Outreach & Support, European Cybercrime Centre (EC3) EUROPOL.
03 Jun 2016
Kuala Lumpur witnessed the largest cyber security gathering yesterday at the APAC Cyber Security Summit 2016 which was hosted at the Double Tree Hotel by Hilton, in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (2 &3 June, 2016)
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02 Jun 2016
Researchers in Burma are working with representatives from government, civil society and the private sector to find solutions for eliminating child labour and introducing other overdue labour reforms.
02 Jun 2016
Training & Development Asia 2016 is a two-day regional conference for HR managers and senior learning & development specialists which will take place in Hong Kong, Kuala Lumpur and Singapore in June.
Professor Ekkehart Boehmer
30 May 2016
A researcher from Singapore Management University has revealed surprising insights into the role of high frequency traders and short sellers.
12 May 2016
A*STAR Collaborative Commerce Marketplace launched to encourage growth of precision engineering R&D and business eco-system.
Professor Toru Yoshikawa
05 May 2016
Well-structured corporate governance frameworks are necessary to ensure that companies adhere to ethics and best practices, says a researcher from Singapore Management University.
Associate Professor Gary Chan
05 May 2016
A researcher from Singapore Management University examines how legal practice has changed in response to the internet and technology.
Associate Professor Jochen Reb
05 May 2016
Mindfulness could benefit individuals and organisations and transform the way we live and work, according to a researcher from Singapore Management University.
03 May 2016
Pertanika’s growth continues in 2016 with the addition of two new journals. The first, aimed specifically at postgraduate students, was published late last year, while the second, a law journal, has been proposed for launching later in 2016.
11 Apr 2016
Five recipients of research grants on "Promoting Specialty Textile and Fabrics in Least Developed Countries” provided by Canada's International Development Research Centre and Trade Facilitation Office Canada announced.
11 Apr 2016
Academic and industry speakers at the 2016 Conference on Next Generation Retail Operations discussed innovative solutions that may help brick-and-mortar store retailers fend off stiff competition from e-commerce companies.
11 Apr 2016
How much raw material should you purchase given the uncertainty in demand and procurement cost? Researchers from Singapore Management University are able to distil your business environment into an analytical model to answer these questions.
Assistant Professor Choi Hyun-Soo
08 Apr 2016
New research from Singapore Management University is uncovering the drivers behind household financial decision-making and the implications for the wider economy.
01 Apr 2016
Centre to focus on Healthy Ageing and nutritional interventions which support older populations both regionally and globally.
HR Training
28 Mar 2016
Designed for senior HR professionals from well-respected organisations, Training & Development Asia is an exclusive two-day event that tackles trends in learning & development, innovative shifts in HR technology, organisational change, and the implementation and measurement of the success of talent development programmes.
BIGIT Singapore 2016
26 Mar 2016
Experts from the Big Data & Smart Cities related industries have recently gathered at Marriott Singapore Tang Plaza for the BIGIT Technology Singapore 2016 featuring the 3rd Big Data & Smart Cities World Show conference.
22 Mar 2016
Singapore — Participating companies from Agency for Science, Technology and Research (A*STAR)’s Singapore Institute of Manufacturing Technology (SIMTech) Collaborative Industry Project (CIP) on Printed Electronics showcased their prototypes at a networking session at iLIGHT Marina Bay.
16 Mar 2016
GIL 2016 Thailand will explore visionary innovation across multiple industry verticals for future growth drivers
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10 Mar 2016
Researchers from Singapore Management University are combining their mathematical, computational and business know-how to address challenges facing the inner-city deliveries of orders and shipments.


29 May 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Special Lecture in English on US-China Relations by Professor Harry Harding, from George Washington University. This programme is sponsored by Graduate School of Asia-Pacific Studies and Waseda University Institute of Asia-Pacific Studies.
05 Jun 2008
Fujian, China - Interherb is the ideal location for industry practitioner to source for international and local healthcare products.
18 May 2008
The 16th edition of an event often billed as the ‘Olympics of ICT’, WCIT 2008 is expected to be the point of convergence for more than 2,500 participants from over 80 countries worldwide.
06 Jun 2008
University of Waterloo - This event discusses questions such as How do developing countries cope with the “Wal-Mart” effect where tiny stores are pushed aside by multinational oligopolies?
28 May 2008
Manila, Philippines - The IUC is the biggest bi-annual gathering of academics and social scientists in Southeast Asia. The theme for this year's event is "ASEAN as a Community: Solidarity in a Globalizing World."
21 May 2008
Bangkok, Thailand - World of Food ASIA 2008 will feature more than 1,000 exhibitors from 28 countries, covering the entire value chain.
15 May 2008
Istanbul, Turkey - The event will be geared towards increasing road transport operators’ profitability, giving a valuable insight into the latest products and most up-to-date services available to the road transport industry, ranging from commercial vehicles to information technology equipment and software.
12 May 2008
This conference explores the issues associated with the development, management and legacies of sport tourism. Its overall theme is 'Sport Tourism and Sustainability: Inter-Relationships, Impacts and Issues'
21 Oct 2008
Beijing, China - EXPO COMM is the crossroads of innovative technology and tomorrow's promise worldwide.
09 Sep 2008
Yokohama, Japan - Eco Manufacture Show is the only Show & Conference to support corporate management coexisting with environment within the manufacturing industry, in Japan.
07 Aug 2008
Delhi, India - Food Technology Show provides a one-stop shop for its visitors to meet top and middle management of companies involved in food & drink related industries.
02 Aug 2008
Kolkata, India - TTF is the largest network of Travel Shows in India.With more than 550 Exhibitors from 20 countries and 29 Indian States / UTs, and a committed visitorship of more than 105,000 visitors,
26 Aug 2008
KL, Malaysia - This year’s exhibition theme - “Building Global Opportunities at Malbex” aims to boost vast business potential of the emerging building industry as well as to explore strategic collaboration across the region.
23 Aug 2008
KL, Malaysia - Asia Consumer Fair is an event that will serve as a platform to further strengthen links between Malaysia as well as in the neighboring countries. It will help to promote opportunities, sales and awareness in the trade and tourism of participating countries.
25 Jul 2008
Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia - The show offers an international property pavillion featuring realtors, builders, land bankers, developers from countries outside Malaysia.
04 Jul 2008
KL, Malaysia - The event is geared to garner a bigger splash to showcase a wide range of international brands and product, technical developments, training programme and market opportunity in the diving industry.
17 Jul 2008
Kuala Lumpur - The Millionaire Show will be the extravaganza show, bringing to you scores of luxurious products and top of the line services from top international companies around the world.
16 Jul 2008
Chiba, Japan - Participants will meet buyers from all over the world and gain valuable knowledge on the latest horticultural information and technology.
10 Jul 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Digital Publishing Fair, to offer more perfection for your higher production efficiency development and business competitiveness advancement.
02 Jul 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Interphex Japan showcases the rapidly progressing scenario of the pharmaceutical industry of Japan. Alongside Japanese companies a large number of International companies.
02 Jul 2008
Tokyo, Japan - International trade fair specialized in API, where all pharmaceutical ingredient suppliers exhibit.
02 Jul 2008
Tokyo, Japan - Pharma Pack allows you to Meet top industry professionals and expose your technologies/ products/services to the Japanese pharmaceutical industry.
31 Jul 2008
Surabaya, Indonesia - Indonesia Agribusiness Expo is based on unique concept of bringing together the interdependent sectors of Agriculture.
16 Jul 2008
Macau - IAAPA Asian Expo is committed to remaining the leading event in the amusement and attractions industry.
16 Jul 2008
Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam - The event will focus on the latest ICT developments in the region and globe, provide a platform for telecommunication leaders to share their ideas on future trends and discuss appropriate strategies for development.
25 Jul 2008
Singapore - Retail Design International is a global marketplace where exhibitors around the world gather under one roof to showcase their products and services.
14 Jul 2008
Singapore - The theme for ITS AP 2008 is 'Connecting U & I'. It signifies the important role that ITS ('I') currently plays in providing seamless connections between travel modes for the users ('U').
02 Jul 2008
Singapore - The International Exhibition and Conference is positioned as an integrated platform comprises of Railway, Airport and Road & Tunnel, providing a seamless transportation system to move people and goods more efficiently.
25 Jul 2008
Delhi, India - Sugar Asia is an endeavor to create a platform for equipment manufacturer, technology providers as well as input suppliers to showcase their products.
18 Jul 2008
Bangalore, India - its all about showcasing technologies, identifying initiatives, forging future collaborations, building partnerships and making business happen in the water sector.


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Giants in history

Physicist Narinder Singh Kapany (31 October 1926 – 4 December 2020) pioneered the use of optical fibres to transmit images, and founded several optical technology companies. Born in Punjab, India, he worked at a local optical instruments factory before moving to London for PhD studies at Imperial College. There, he devised a flexible fibrescope to convey images along bundles of glass fibres.
Bacharuddin Jusuf Habibie (25 June 1936 – 11 September 2019) was an Indonesian engineer who was President of Indonesia from 1998 to 1999.
Rapee Sagarik (4 December 1922 – 17 February 2018) was Thailand’s renowned expert on orchids.
U Hla Myint (1920 – 2017) was a celebrated economist from Myanmar. Considered a prodigy, he was admitted to Rangoon University to study economics when he was just 14 years old. He went on to earn a Ph.D. at the London School of Economics (LSE).