Bangladesh

Bangladesh Infra Projects Get USD507m from World Bank

Two infrastructure projects in Bangladesh have received USD507m from the World Bank. The two projects will help develop the much-needed infrastructures through building a private...
Philippine Stock Exchange

Philippine Stock Exchange To Elect New CEO in May

The Philippine Stock Exchange, Inc (PSE) is set to elect its new President and Chief Executive Officer (CEO) in its upcoming annual stockholders' meeting. Incumbent...
7-Eleven Philippines

7-Eleven Philippines Posts 17% Income Rise in 2016

Philippine Seven Corporation (PSE:SEVN), the local licensee of 7-Eleven Convenience Stores, posted solid net income growth in 2016 at 16.6 percent to P1.18 billion...
C.banner

C.banner Announces 2016 Annual Results

HONG KONG - C.banner International Holdings Limited (C.banner; stock code: 1028), the leading international integrated retailer and mid-to-premium footwear brand in China, today announced...
Sitel

BPO Firm Sitel Opens New Site in Baguio City

US-based business process outsourcing (BPO) firm Sitel has opened its fourth hub in Baguio City recently. The new site is expected to provide around...
Qualfon

Qualfon Employees Likely to Recommend Working in Company to Friends, Kin

A survey conducted by Qualfon showed that 82% of its employees would recommend working in the company to a friend or family member. The...
Frasers Hospitality

Frasers Hospitality To Open 8 New Properties in Middle East and Africa

Frasers Hospitality Group, a division of Frasers Centrepoint Limited, is opening eight new properties in the Middle East and Africa as part of its...
Watsons Philippines

Watsons To Open 100 New Stores in the Philippines This Year

Watsons, the largest health and beauty care chain store in Asia, is opening at least 100 new stores in the Philippines this year, in...
Michael Ho Chubb Life Hong Kong

Michael Ho Named Chubb Life Hong Kong Head

Insurance industry veteran Michael Ho has been appointed country president for Chubb Life in Hong Kong. In an announcement Friday, Chubb said Ho will...
Frontier Digital LankaPropertyWeb

Frontier Digital Raises Stake in Sri Lanka’s Property Portal LankaPropertyWeb

Australia-listed Frontier Digital Ventures (ASX:FDV) diclosed that it has raised its ownership of Sri Lanka's top property portal, LankaPropertyWeb, to 48 percent from 37...
Metrobank

Metrobank Sets Up US$2bn Medium Term Note Program

Metropolitan Bank & Trust Company (PSE:MBT)’s Board of Directors approved the establishment of a Medium Term Note Programme in the aggregate amount of up...
AmBank Malaysia

Malaysia’s AmBank Eyes 15% SME Loan Growth

Malaysian financial services group AmBank is expecting a 15 percent growth from its small and medium-enterprise (SME) loan segment for financial year 2017. Group CEO...
David Beckham

David Beckham is AIA Global Ambassador

Pan-Asian life insurance group AIA Group Limited has announced the appointment of former English professional footballer David Beckham as its Global Ambassador. In the newly...
Indonesia World Bank

Lower Economic Growth Forecast for Indonesia

The World Bank has trimmed its growth for Indonesia from 5.3 percent to 5.2 percent this year, citing global uncertainty and rising inflation. In...
Performance 360

Performance 360 Plans Hiring 10,000 Workers

PHILIPPINES - Performance 360, a homegrown business process outsourcing (BPO) firm based in Cordova town, has announced plans to hire 10,000 workers around the...
Fake Travel Agencies in the Philippines

Philippine Tourism Department Warns Of Fake Travel Agencies

The Department of Tourism (DOT) in the Philippines has warned the public of the proliferation of fake travel agencies online that are offering too-good-to-be-true...
Air Juan

Philippines: Air Juan Launches Iloilo-Boracay, Iloilo-Cuyo Flights

Philippine charter airline Air Juan has launched its Iloilo-Caticlan and Iloilo-Cuyo flights to provide tourists direct access to the islands of Boracay and Palawan...
Nippon Life

Nippon Life Inks UN Principles for Responsible Investment

Nippon Life Insurance Company, Japan's largest life insurer by revenue, today announced that it has signed the United Nations Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI). The...
Conduent

Conduent Names Lokesh Prasad India CEO

Business process services provider Conduent, a company originally created as a divesiture from Xerox, has named Lokesh Prasad as Chief Executive Officer of Conduent...
Convergent Outsourcing

Convergent Outsourcing Opens New Center in the Philippines

Convergent Outsourcing, one of America's leading collections agencies, has announced the opening of its new customer contact center in Iloilo City, the Philippines. The new...