LIXIL announces winners of Asia-Pacific Property Awards 2020-2021

“We extend our heartfelt congratulations to the winners and hope that this memorable moment will be a reminder that good design will shine even during tough times. At LIXIL, consumer centricity is a big part of who we are and what we do as a purpose-driven company. Our industry leading brands cater to consumers across […]

SonKim Land shines bright at Asia Pacific Property Awards with The Crest Residence

The Crest Residence, the second phase of The Metropole Thu Thiem project by SonKim Land, has won the awards for “Best Condominium/Apartment”, “Best Mixed Use Development”, “Best Mixed Use Architecture” and “Residential High Rise Architecture” at the 2020 Asia Pacific Property Awards.

Aruba strengthens commitment to Partners at the Asia Pacific Partner Conference

“Our channel partners continue to deliver outstanding results over the years that exceed market expectations, and all is due to a great partnership and collaboration,” said Donna Grothjan, Vice President World-Wide Channels at Aruba. “Enterprises are increasingly becoming more digital and they are looking for the right solutions partner that will help future-proof their hybrid […]

Gamuda Land wins Asia Pacific Property Awards with Celadon Sports and Resort Center

Though it is a fitness centre, it is designed in the style of a leisure resort, with modern facilities and a variety of equipment for many different types of exercise. CSRC members can freely choose the form of exercise according to their preferences, from gym, yoga, dance, swimming, tennis, badminton, basketball and football to the relaxing sauna.

Spotlight: Major Asia-Pacific economies face recession, future uncertainty on COVID-19 fallout

The signing of RCEP would enhance business confidence, strengthen the regional economic architecture, and maintain the stability of the regional and global industrial chains and supply chains, as well as demonstrate the region’s support for an open, inclusive, and rules-based multilateral trading system, the ministers agreed.

Microsoft, Non-Profits and employer partners launch program to increase employability for people with disabilities in Asia Pacific

Microsoft will provide online training in data engineering and programming, cloud computing on Microsoft Azure and application development in GitHub to the PwDs. These modules will provide crucial technology skills that are globally recognized, and highly sought after in our digital first and remote everything world, therefore providing them with a learning path for industry leading skillsets […]

Asia-Pacific region becomes biggest contributor to global GDP: ADB

MANILA, Sept. 10 (Xinhua) — The Asia and Pacific region has become the biggest contributor to global gross domestic product (GDP), reaching a 34.9 percent share in 2019 from 26.3 percent in 2000, according to a new Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released on Thursday.

Asia Today: India reports record 1,133 new virus deaths

— Indonesia says it has surpassed 200,000 confirmed coronavirus cases. The National Task Force for COVID-19 Mitigation reported 3,046 new infections on Tuesday, bringing the total to 200,035. It said 100 people had died in the past 24 hours, taking the death toll to 8,230. “We have to pay attention to our condition today as […]

Asia Today: India’s cases cross 4.6M after record surge

Infections are growing faster in India than anywhere else in the world and it is the second worst-hit country behind the United States. Experts say India’s limited and restrictive testing has masked the actual toll even as daily tests have been ramped up to more than 1 million.

Asia Today: India cases climb to 4.75M as recovery improves

— South Korea says it will ease stringent social distancing rules in the densely populated Seoul metropolitan area, following a gradually declining number of new coronavirus infections. Health Minister Park Neung-hoo told an online briefing Sunday that the greater Seoul area recorded about 80-110 new virus cases each day last week, down from 110-180 in […]