Dusit International Continues Philippines Expansion with New Hotels in Mactan and Davao

                  Thailand-based global hospitality company on course to become one of the largest international hotel operators in the Philippines by 2021 BANGKOK - (ACN Newswire) - Dusit International, one...

US GDP Growth Slows to 2.2 Percent In Q4

Growth of the US economy slowed in the last quarter of 2014 to 2.2 percent annual rate, unrevised from the forecast issued in February,...
Wattpad Globe Kickstart Ventures

Globe Telecoms, Kickstart Ventures join Wattpad’s $51M Funding Round

Globe Telecoms and Kickstart Ventures have participated in Wattpad’s $51-million new funding, joining Tencent Holdings Limited, a leading provider of Internet value added services...

New Journal on Nuclear Disarmament Launched by Nagasaki University

A Japanese university that suffered from atomic devastation will help pave the way towards a world without nuclear weapons. Nagasaki, Japan - (ACN Newswire) -...

Germanwings Had No Idea Co-Pilot Andreas Lubitz Was Unfit For Work

Had Germanwings learned that co-pilot Andreas Lubitz was classified by doctors as unfit for work, the deliberate move to crash the Airbus A320 plane,...

Oracle to Expand in Asia, to Hire 1,000 Sales Staff

American multinational computer technology corporation Oracle Corp is expanding its sales team in the Asia Pacific region with plans to hire 1,000 new sales...
Hotel Lotte Busan

Hotel Lotte’s IPO To Be S. Korea’s Largest

The initial public offering (IPO) of Lotte Group’s hotel unit, Hotel Lotte, is expected to be the largest-ever IPO in South Korea. The retail giant’s...

Life insurers in Taiwan among most exposed to interest rate risk

Life insurers in Taiwan have been considered as among the most exposed to interest rate risk in the world, joining the ranks of life...

Renminbi’s Popularity Now Discussed By 22% of World’s Corporate Boardrooms

The renminbi (RMB) has become a topic of debate in more than a fifth (22%) of company boardrooms around the world, just five years...
Cebu Business Month

Cebu Business Month Officially Opens

PHILIPPINES - The Cebu Business Month (CBM) 2017 has officially opened, with Information Technology - Business Process Management (IT-BPM) as one of this year’s major...
Data Centre World

Data Centre World Asia Moves to Marina Bay Sands Singapore

Data Centre World, Singapore, the leading data centre gathering in Asia, returns to a brand new venue, the Marina Bay Sands Expo and Convention...

Global Insurers Assessing Nepal Earthquake Loss

NEPAL - Global insurers and reinsurers with presence in Nepal are sending their teams to assess the damages brought about by the massive earthquake...
Korea Grand Sale 2019

Korea Grand Sale 2019 Seeks to Entice Foreign Tourists to Spend More

Foreign tourists visiting Korea will get the chance to experience the country's annual festival of shopping, tourism, and culture dubbed "Korea Grand Sale 2019". Visit...

Allianz is Lead Insurer of Germanwings Plane

Allianz SE, a German multinational financial services company that focuses on insurance, said it is ready to support Germanwings as fully and as quickly...

Cebu APEC Meeting: APEC Urged to Realize Auto Industry SMEs’ Integration Into Global Economy

The Philippines called on member economies of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) to address constraints of micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSME) to...

As Typhoon Maysak Enters Philippines, Sulu Vessel Sinking Kills 5

PHILIPPINES - An unregistered passenger vessel overloaded with cargo capsized in the waters off Pata and Tapul Island in the province of Sulu Thursday...

Alibaba Acquires South China Morning Post, To Take Down Paywall

Chinese Internet giant Alibaba Group agreed to buy the media assets of the South China Morning Post (SCMP) Group, including its English language newspaper...

Global Takaful Sector to Reach USD20 Billion by 2017 – A.M. Best

The significant premium growth in the global takaful sector is expected to continue and reach USD 20 billion by 2017, with the majority of...

Russia Ready to Join China’s Infrastructure Investment Bank

Russia becomes the latest European nation to announce joining the China-lead Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB), beating the 31 March deadline set by China...

Southeast Asia Stocks Most Up; PSEi Up 0.35 Percent

PHILIPPINES - Most Southeast Asian stock markets rose on Thursday, after dropping in the previous close, while investors cautiously monitor the result of a...