Is Asia the new engine room for globalisation?

Is Asia the new engine room for globalisation?

Countries like Singapore, along with its developing neighbours in ASEAN, are driving greater connectivity between Asia and the rest of the world. The world’s economies remain highly connected despite rumours of globalisation’s demise. That’s one of the main findings of DHL’s latest Global Connectedness Index (GCI), which charts the progress and current state of globalization […]

Book Review -The Inevitable: Understanding the 12  Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

Book Review -The Inevitable: Understanding the 12  Technological Forces That Will Shape Our Future

– Kevin Kelly,Viking. A guide through the twelve technological imperatives that will shape the next thirty years and transform our lives. Much of what will happen in the next thirty years is inevitable, driven by technological trends that are already in motion. In this fascinating, provocative new book, Kevin Kelly provides an optimistic road map […]

India will sell only electric cars in the near future

India will sell only electric cars in the near future

Every car sold in India from 2030 will be electric, under new government plans that have delighted environmentalists and dismayed the oil industry. It’s hoped that by ridding India’s roads of petrol and diesel cars in the years ahead, the country will be able to reduce the harmful levels of air pollution that contribute to […]

Vitafoods Asia 2017: Spotlight on finished products

Vitafoods Asia 2017: Spotlight on finished products

 At the upcoming edition of Vitafoods Asia in Singapore, Asia Pacific’s nutraceutical industry will gather at the annual event to do business, uncover the latest product innovations, and to learn more about the market and its best practices. Amongst the 200 exhibiting companies, a wide-range of businesses will be presenting their high-quality, innovative finished products […]

Road Traffic Solutions for Phnom Penh, Cambodia Smart City Plan

Road Traffic Solutions for Phnom Penh, Cambodia Smart City Plan

TOKYO– Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI) and Minebea Co., Ltd. (Minebea) signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to collaborate in the development of road traffic solutions based on information and communication technology (ICT) as part of a Smart City Plan for Phnom Penh which Minebea is now promoting, in the Kingdom of Cambodia. Minebea is […]

Asia’s coasts to experience most extreme weather

Asia’s coasts to experience most extreme weather

Over the next 50 years, people living at low altitudes in developing countries, particularly those in coastal Asia, will suffer the most from extreme weather patterns, according to researchers. Unbearable heat waves, typhoons of unprecedented speeds and flash floods have been an increasing occurrence globally. It’s not just a coincidence that these extreme weather events […]

Cyclone Donald around for a year

Cyclone Donald around for a year

-Doug Green, JEZ Media, Publisher, www.asiamanufacturingnewstoday.com What America does politically affects us all. It affects our business. In Asia we need to understand the candidates for the 2016 US election and how they will shape the country and its relations with us. It’s a good year out from the US 2016 election and good old […]