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Local Farmers, Local Food: A Gathering of Passionate Natural Farming Advocates in Malaysia

LOCAL FARMERS, LOCAL FOOD: A GATHERING OF PASSIONATE NATURAL FARMING ADVOCATES IN MALAYSIA

February 15, 2019, marked the first Local Farmers, Local Food gathering ever held in Malaysia. This one-of-a-kind event is a gathering...

Global smartphone growth stalled in Q4, up just 1.2% for the full year: Gartner

GLOBAL SMARTPHONE GROWTH STALLED IN Q4, UP JUST 1.2% FOR THE FULL YEAR: GARTNER

Gartner's smartphone marketshare data for the just gone holiday quarter highlights the challenge for device makers going into the world's...

 
 
 
On-demand logistics startup Lalamove raises $300M for Asia growth and becomes a unicorn

ON-DEMAND LOGISTICS STARTUP LALAMOVE RAISES $300M FOR ASIA GROWTH AND BECOMES A UNICORN

Lalamove, a Hong Kong-based on-demand logistics startup, has closed a $300 million Series D round as it seeks expansion across Asia....

Travel Advisor Tips: China

TRAVEL ADVISOR TIPS: CHINA

By Susan Hanson Traveling across China is exhilarating - the country is so vast, so ancient, so varied in its experiences, that a trip...

 
 
 
Chinese tourists & their Alipay Australia transaction volume increased almost double!

CHINESE TOURISTS & THEIR ALIPAY AUSTRALIA TRANSACTION VOLUME INCREASED ALMOST DOUBLE!

The figures emphasized that Australia stood ninth in Alipay transaction volume overall, during the new year period - as in 2018. However,...

Record 2.1 million passengers travelled through Dublin Airport in Jan 19'

RECORD 2.1 MILLION PASSENGERS TRAVELLED THROUGH DUBLIN AIRPORT IN JAN 19'

For the first time in its 79-year history passenger numbers travelling through Dublin Airport surpassed 2 million for the month of...

 
 
 
‘There's no way the US can crush us,' Huawei founder claims

‘THERE'S NO WAY THE US CAN CRUSH US,' HUAWEI FOUNDER CLAIMS

Huawei's founder has come out fighting against the U.S. government after he claimed that “there's no way the US can crush us.” Ren...

Asian Aquaculture Industry Benefits From Two New Genome Assemblies

ASIAN AQUACULTURE INDUSTRY BENEFITS FROM TWO NEW GENOME ASSEMBLIES

With their large brains, sophisticated sense organs and complex nervous systems, cephalopods could teach us a thing or two about learning,...

 
 
 
Tourist numbers arriving in the US from Asia-Pacific fell by 3.2% in 2018

TOURIST NUMBERS ARRIVING IN THE US FROM ASIA-PACIFIC FELL BY 3.2% IN 2018

Tourist numbers arriving in the US from the Asia Pacific region fell by 3.2% in 2018. The Kilauea volcano eruption in Hawaii, which...

Premier global luxury travel exhibitors display at AIME 2019 which kicked off on 18th Feb

PREMIER GLOBAL LUXURY TRAVEL EXHIBITORS DISPLAY AT AIME 2019 WHICH KICKED OFF ON 18TH FEB

A series of premier global luxury travel exhibitors showcase their unique venues and destinations at AIME 2019. Asia Pacific Incentives...

 
 
 
2019 AIME partners with Guide Dogs Victoria for world-first industry sensory experience

2019 AIME PARTNERS WITH GUIDE DOGS VICTORIA FOR WORLD-FIRST INDUSTRY SENSORY EXPERIENCE

Asia Pacific Incentives and Meetings Event , the leading meetings and conventions event in the Asia Pacific region, has announced an...

Art galleries in KL for the budding art enthusiast to visit

ART GALLERIES IN KL FOR THE BUDDING ART ENTHUSIAST TO VISIT

Art galleries in KL are few and far between. Our art scene seems somewhat uninspiring in comparison to the likes of our neighbours,...

 
 
 
Melbourne's newest venue The Timber Yard debuts at AIME 2019

MELBOURNE'S NEWEST VENUE THE TIMBER YARD DEBUTS AT AIME 2019

Hosted buyers attending the Asia Pacific Incentives & Meetings Event experienced Melbourne's newest event space The Timber Yard in...

I flew economy class on Kenya Airways' flagship 787 Dreamliner to see if 'the Pride of Africa' stacks up to the world's top airlines

I FLEW ECONOMY CLASS ON KENYA AIRWAYS' FLAGSHIP 787 DREAMLINER TO SEE IF 'THE PRIDE OF AFRICA' STACKS UP TO THE WORLD'S TOP AIRLINES

Nicknamed "the Pride of Africa," Kenya Airways is the flag carrier of Kenya and a member of SkyTeam Alliance, operating in 53 cities...

 
 
 
Filmmaker Spotlight: Kai Yu Wu

FILMMAKER SPOTLIGHT: KAI YU WU

The X1 Asian American Film & TV destination will feature “ The One That Got Away ,” written and directed by Kai Yu Wu. You can find...

Editor's Picks: Lunar New Year Movies

EDITOR'S PICKS: LUNAR NEW YEAR MOVIES

Guest blog by Asian American Film & TV curator, Anderson Le Have you checked out the extensive collection of Lunar New Year films on...

 
 
 
US stocks set to follow Asia markets lower after report that US-China trade talks are 'like pulling teeth'

US STOCKS SET TO FOLLOW ASIA MARKETS LOWER AFTER REPORT THAT US-CHINA TRADE TALKS ARE 'LIKE PULLING TEETH'

US futures are pointing down after pessimism about the the trade war hit Asian shares Friday and weak retail sales figures in the US. Weak...

North American airlines posts fastest demand growth since 2011 last year

NORTH AMERICAN AIRLINES POSTS FASTEST DEMAND GROWTH SINCE 2011 LAST YEAR

The International Air Transport Association announced global passenger traffic results for 2018. As per IATA data, North American airlines...

 
 
 
Malaysia stepping up efforts to make up for decline in arrivals from Singapore last year

MALAYSIA STEPPING UP EFFORTS TO MAKE UP FOR DECLINE IN ARRIVALS FROM SINGAPORE LAST YEAR

After arrivals from Singapore went down last year, Malaysia's inbound players are stepping up on efforts to change the situation. During...

Traveling the world for a year showed me real life doesn't always live up to the hype. These are the most disappointing places I've been

TRAVELING THE WORLD FOR A YEAR SHOWED ME REAL LIFE DOESN'T ALWAYS LIVE UP TO THE HYPE. THESE ARE THE MOST DISAPPOINTING PLACES I'VE BEEN

Harrison Jacobs/Business Insider In March I left New York to travel around the world as Business Insider's international correspondent....