The Export-Import Bank of China is set to fund the completion of the Padma Bridge Rail Link, a key link in the Belt and Road Initiative.
21 February 2018
The Export-Import Bank of China confirmed this month its willingness to cover the US$300 million funding shortfall that has left the Padma Bridge Rail Link in development limbo in the past few months. More
Affluent Indonesian consumers are drawn to value-for-money electronics from Chinese exporters waking up to the potential of this huge market.
07 February 2018
With disposable-income levels rising steadily among Indonesia’s 260 million-strong population and a wider range of affordable products, impulse buying is rising in Indonesia, a development not lost on exhibitors at last August’s Indonesia International Electronic and Home Appliances Expo. More
Hong Kong innovation took centre stage at the world’s biggest consumer technology show.
25 January 2018
The spotlight shone on Hong Kong as a pivotal innovation hub for disruptive technologies such as AR/VR (augmented reality/virtual reality), humanlike robots, artificial intelligence, blockchain technologies and advanced manufacturing during the conference “Fly High in Asia,” held at the January 2018 International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
The project completion of an integral part of the Belt and Road Initiative is in sight, with this year’s launch of Hanoi's light-railway network.
10 January 2018
When three China-made trains arrived in the Vietnamese capital, Hanoi, early last month, it was seen by many as a sign that one of the country's longest-delayed infrastructure projects – the Cat Linh-Ha Dong Elevated Light Railway – was finally approaching completion. More
Asia’s expanding role in the global economy and financial innovation are key topics at this year’s Asian Financial Forum.
02 January 2018
Global business leaders, headlined by former US Treasury Secretary Jacob J Lew, will gather in Hong Kong for the 11th Asian Financial Forum (AFF), to be held on 15-16 January at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.More
Overseas firms are keen to carve out a share of Indonesia’s rising manufacturing sector.
28 December 2017
The rapid growth of Indonesia's manufacturing sector – a development buoyed partly by the arrival of several big-name mobile-phone manufacturers and partly by highly supportive central government legislation – has attracted electronics companies across the wider Asia-Pacific region.More