East Asia

the memories of tomorrow: a solo exhibition by lau wai

Opening Reception 6.7.2018 (Friday) 6-8pm Artist’s Talks 29.7.2018 (Sunday) 3-4:30 pm Exhibition Period 6.7 – 12.8.2018 Opening Hours Tuesday to Sunday 11am-1pm; 2-6pm (Closed on Mondays and public holidays) Venue Lumenvisum-  L2-10, JCCAC, 30 Pak Tin Street, Shek Kip Mei, Kowloon Docent-guided visits available for groups. Please contact us for details. Lumenvisum is proud to present Lau Wai’s solo exhibition …

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delta thailand in new set thailand sustainability index

Bangkok, Thailand – Delta Electronics (Thailand) Public Company Limited is one of 45 companies listed on the Stock Exchange of Thailand’s (SET) first Thailand Sustainability Index (SETTHSI Index). Last month the SET announced the launch of its new SETTHSI Index for top performers in Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) aspects. Delta is one of the five companies from the technology sector …

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over a hundred elite performers at ocean park summer carnimal

Bangkok – Ocean Park will host its biggest ever summer festivity, Summer Carnimal, from 30 June to 2 September, presenting its new Caribbean Summer Parade and Caribbean Summer Night Parade, which both feature marine life, wildlife and birds as their themes. Amazing shows and performances will be staged every hour – a Guinness world record holder and other performers who will …

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itqan investments, vpower group and citic pacific join hands in acquiring byrne group in aed1 billion deal

Dubai, UAE – Itqan Investments LLC (“Itqan”) owned by Sheikh Hamad Al Sulaiman, together with Tamar VPower Energy Fund I LP (the “Fund”),  jointly established and managed by Hong Kong based VPower Group International Holdings Ltd. (1608.HK) (“VPower”) and CITIC Pacific Ltd. (“CITIC Pacific”), has acquired Byrne Equipment Rental LLC (the “Byrne Group”), the most diverse supplier of rental equipment, including …

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getex spring 2018 to offer a broad spectrum of education and training courses from around 25 countries

Several key developments such as university mergers, the announcement of a new higher education strategy, and top rankings bagged by UAE-based universities made 2017 another remarkable year for the country’s educational sector. To further boost a segment already buzzing with activity, the Spring edition of the Gulf Education and Training Exhibition (GETEX) will take place under the patronage of the …

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everledger partners with shping, delivering the future of informed consumer shopping experience

Two major players in provenance authentication, Everledger, a leading emerging technology enterprise, and Shping, an industry-standards based track and trace cloud platform, have today announced a first-to-market collaboration that will see the pair build a GS1 EPCIS standard track-and-trace platform for product information using blockchain. Their strategic partnership was formally made public during the UNLOCK Blockchain Forum at the Ritz …

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pici central now open: hong kong’s pasta obsession has a new home

Hong Kong – Pici’s new pasta bar has opened its shutters on Aberdeen Street. After the opening of Pici in St. Francis Yard, Wan Chai early this year, Hong Kong’s appetite for homemade pasta has been growing. Feeding the demand, Pirata Group brings Pici’s satisfying, affordable and casual dining vibe to the neighborhood in Soho. Pici Central serves up the pasta …

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tokyolima alma winter collection: soul-warming dishes

Hong Kong – Warm up this winter at Pirata Group’s Nikkei-inspired hotspot TokyoLima. Executive Chef Arturo’s new Alma Winter Collection is available throughout the season at the Lyndhurst Terrace izakaya, the new winter warmers showcase impressive Japanese-Peruvian flavours and techniques, that pair perfectly with selections from the restaurant’s extensive sake programme. New Small Plates include the Octopus Causa (HKD150), a carpaccio …

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steve leung inaugurated as the first chinese president of international federation of interior architects/designers (ifi)

Hong Kong – Mr. Steve Leung, Founder of the internationally-renowned and award-winning interior design company Steve Leung Designers Ltd. (SLD), was inaugurated as the President 2017-2019 of International Federation of Interior Architects/Designers (IFI) at the 28th IFI General Assembly held in Nigeria, Africa on November 12. Steve is the first Chinese to be elected to this position, turning a new page for the world’s interior design …

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ahmed bin saeed launches ‘dafza’s strategy for islamic economy’

UAE – H.H. Sheikh Ahmed bin Saeed Al Maktoum, Chairman of the Dubai Airport Freezone Authority (DAFZA), has launched the ‘DAFZA’s Strategy for Islamic Economy’ which is based on strategic initiatives involving the Islamic economy and halal sectors. The strategy will help attract more foreign direct investments (FDIs) to the sectors and support the ‘Dubai – Capital of Islamic Economy’ initiative. …

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pirata group’s pici central opens next week

We are very excited to officially announce the opening of Pirata Group’s second Pici on Aberdeen Street on Tuesday 19 December. Hong Kong’s appetite for homemade pasta has been growing since the opening of Pici in St. Francis Yard, and Pirata Group are meeting the demand by bringing the neighbourhood’s favourite pasta bar to the Central community. Opening its doors on Aberdeen Street, right around …

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teams turn up the heat at grand prix of sharjah as f1h2o world championship opens qualification round

Under the patronage of H.H. Sheikh Sultan bin Mohammed bin Sultan Al Qasimi, Crown Prince and Deputy Ruler of Sharjah, the Sharjah Commerce & Tourism Development Authority (SCTDA) in partnership with Sharjah International Marine Sports Club launched the qualifications round of the UIM F1H2O World Championship. Eight teams turn up the heat at Sharjah’s Khalid Lagoon during the opening round …

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gigantic art installation at designinspire by hong kong design institute’s (hkdi) design talents

Hong Kong – Concurrent with the Business of Design Week, the DesignInspire 2017 exhibition held from 7-9 December at HKCEC will once again house HKDI’s creative booth which translate design talents’ vision and student ideas into a 10-metre-by-10-metre gigantic art installation. Three HKDI alumni, including award-winning paper art specialist Soilworm Lai, renowned illustrator Jane Lee and emerging graphic talent Violet Tai collectively designed …

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business of design week 2017 officially opened

Hong Kong – Asia’s leading international event on design, brands and innovation, Business of Design Week (BODW), was officially opened at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre. Dignitaries including The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam, GBM, GBS, the Chief Executive of the Hong Kong SAR, Mr Antonello De Riu, The Consul General, Consulate General of Italy in Hong Kong and Macau, The Honourable Edward …

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k11 art foundation presents

Hong Kong – The K11 Art Foundation (KAF) is proud to present The Best Is Yet to Come, a residency exhibition moderated by Huang Xiaopeng.  Participating artists include Sha Lina and He Rui – both active in the Wuhan art circle and emerging Hong Kong artists, Chan Ka Kiu and Wu Jiaru.  Presented in chi art space, the exhibition runs from today till 18 …

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