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All Aboard for Start-up Express
From start-up to what’s now a HK$100-million business, Casetify has won the hearts of both local and international customers, including celebrities, with its custom-designed smartphone cases.
27 March 2018
More than a Pipe Dream
Negotiations are underway for Saudi Arabian oil giant Aramco to secure a more than 30 per cent stake in PetroChina's Anning refinery.
22 March 2018
Confidence among Hong Kong exporters continues to rise, in line with the strengthening global economic activity, according to findings in the latest HKTDC Export Index.
15 March 2018
South Asia’s Future Logistics Hub
A further US$1 billion in Chinese funding has been secured for the Colombo Port City development, the largest Belt and Road Initiative project currently underway in Sri Lanka.
12 March 2018
Hong Kong Takes on London Fashion Week
Most designers can only dream of showing their work at London Fashion Week (LFW), where Britain’s Queen Elizabeth attended this year’s show for the first time.
5 March 2018
Bridge to Bangladesh
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.
21 Feb 2018
More than aesthetics, good design also serves a function, a central theme of the inaugural DesignInspire, held last December at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre.
13 Feb 2018
Supplying ASEAN’s Appliance Market
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.
7 Feb 2018
A Healthy Market
The Myanmar Phar-Med and Dental Myanmar, held last July in Yangon, offered global medical suppliers a chance to gain a foothold in the untapped Myanmar market.
31 Jan 2018
Fly High in Asia
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.
25 Jan 2018
Building Innovation in the Property Market
Hong Kong is a hotbed of entrepreneurial innovation, with technology start-ups in the limelight.
16 Jan 2018
Light at the End of the Tunnel
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.
10 Jan 2018
The Future of Finance
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.
2 Jan 2018
Made in Indonesia
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.
28 Dec 2017
Bright Sparks in Trade
The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) expects Hong Kong exports to increase in value by six per cent while the volume of exports is anticipated to grow by four per cent in 2018.
19 Dec 2017
Asia Trade in the New Global Order
As the “spiritual home of borderless trade,” it was fitting that Hong Kong was chosen as Asia House’s first overseas signature event outside London, according to Asia House Chairman Lord Stephen Green, the former HSBC Group Chairman.
18 Dec 2017
Licensing Fun in Russia
A new range of toys, games and other licensed merchandise inspired by Russia's popular array of animated properties will go on sale via a new retail chain, which is set to open its flagship Moscow outlet in time for the Christmas sales rush.
7 Dec 2017
Generating Belt and Road Investments
To head off looming power supply problems in the north of the country, the Vietnamese government has given the go-ahead for work to begin on the Vung Ang 2 coal-fired electricity generation plant.
4 Dec 2017
Government Initiatives Boost Thai Lab Equipment Market
Thailand has been aggressively seeking to boost its competitive edge in recent years, with measures that include new tax and financial incentives, and the approval of several mega-projects designed to stimulate research and development (R&D) activities across the country.
27 Nov 2017
A Steady Course towards New Horizons
Profits are returning for Hong Kong-based operators after the worst downturn in 30 years, according to the Hong Kong Shipowners Association.
14 Nov 2017
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