East Asia

under our shelter: a powerful photographic exhibition presented by centre for refugees will open this october

Hong Kong – This October, Hong Kong non-profit organisation Centre for Refugees presents a powerful story about Hong Kong’s history as a place of refuge. Under Our Shelter is a curated look at Hong Kong’s history as a place of refuge using new, archived and privately held images, many of which have never been displayed in public. These thought-provoking photo-stories …

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booking.com champions women in tech at web summit 2017

BANGKOK, THAILAND  –  Today Booking.com, the global technology leader connecting travellers with the widest choice of incredible places to stay, announced an exclusive partnership with the ‘Women in Tech’ track of Web Summit. As part of this initiative, Web Summit and Booking.com are together launching ‘Women In Tech Mentor Programme’, the first Women in Tech Track mentoring initiative at the event. Web Summit is one of …

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xiaomi launches mi a1 with google in major next step for android one

Global technology leader Xiaomi today announced Mi A1 in collaboration with Google, the first device to run on the evolved Android One program. Mi A1 runs on stock Android to offer a high-quality software experience designed by Google, underscoring Xiaomi’s commitment to providing more choices for users. Priced from INR 14,999 in India, Mi A1 is a beautifully-designed device that combines hardware …

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scad to premiere u.s. solo exhibition of designs by illustrious chinese couturière guo pei

Hong Kong —  The Savannah College of Art and Design (SCAD) will present the first U.S. solo museum exhibition of designs by eminent Chinese couturière Guo Pei. ‘Guo Pei: Couture Beyond,’ Sept. 7,  2017–March 4,  2018, at SCAD FASH Museum of Fashion + Film. In her fantastical, unrestrained creations, Guo Pei imbues contemporary high fashion with ancient tradition, invoking history and mythology through intricate craftsmanship and …

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cine italiano! returns to hong kong

Hong Kong – Benvenuto to the 6th edition of Cine Italiano! – Cinema Italian Style in Hong Kong! Produced by Istituto Luce Cinecittà and the Hong Kong International Film Festival Society (HKIFFS), supported by the Italian Ministry of Culture and Heritage – Film Department in collaboration with the Italian Cultural Institute in Hong Kong and the Consulate General of Italy in …

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black & veatch transforms project delivery for the energy industry

In a multi-year plan jointly developed with Bentley, Black & Veatch’s Power and Oil and Gas businesses migrated from an in-house, proprietary plant design system to Bentley technology and transformed the company’s processes for engineering, procurement, and construction of power generation and oil and gas projects. Black & Veatch evaluated and modified current processes and procedures across all engineering disciplines …

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japanese master of true kyoto cuisine chef kazuo takagi comes to hong kong and macau

Hong Kong, 29 June 2017) A sensational dining experience of historical and theatrical Kyoto cuisine will be coming to Hong Kong and Macau this August. Chef Kazuo Takagi, of two Michelin-starred Kyoto Cuisine Takagi in Ashiya, Japan has been invited on behalf of the MICHELIN guide Hong Kong Macau Dining Series as the latest guest chef in their International Chef …

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dolby atmos coming to netflix

Imagine watching your favorite TV show or movie without the sounds that truly moved you and made you feel the impact of each moment. In creating an immersive atmosphere, sound is just as important, if not more important, than the picture itself. It is a critical tool to extend the storytelling beyond the screen and draw audiences into the narrative. …

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haku opens this july

Hong Kong – Set to be one of the most exciting dining concepts of the year, HAKU opens its doors this July. Offering a truly unique Japanese experience, the interactive and immersive new restaurant is located in the heart of Tsim Sha Tsui at Harbour City.  Hong Kong diners will be treated to contemporary Japanese dishes with a European twist, crafted …

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art exhibition on sharks and humanity opens today bringing together top international contemporary artists to raise awareness on the negative impact of the shark fin trade

Hong Kong – Major art exhibition presented by Parkview Arts Action, On Sharks and Humanity, opened today at the Hong Kong Maritime Museum. Open until the end of September, the powerful collection of 36 contemporary artworks by internationally recognized artists as well as emerging artists, brings together the worlds of visual art and humanitarian action and is set to be …

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easy to use endless comes to thailand aiming at bringing new users to the pc market

BANGKOK – Endless Computers announced the launch of its Operating System (OS) in Thailand today, bringing a new dimension to Thailand’s PC landscape. This is the first Endless launch in Southeast Asia. Endless is free, secure, easy to use and virus-resistant. The Endless OS is free for download onto all PCs and is also pre-loaded onto some PCs brands in …

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uae ranked 1st among arab countries & 35th worldwide in global innovation index 2017

Abu Dhabi – The UAE has improved its standing in the 2017 Global Innovation Index, topping all Arab countries and ranking 35th globally to improve six places from last year’s 41st position to cement its status as one of the world’s most innovative countries. The results of the index were officially announced during a press conference held on Thursday, June 15, …

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telenor ensures network stability aftermath of natural disasters

Yangon – Telenor Myanmar Limited (“Telenor”) ensures its network are stable and operational during monsoon and aftermath of natural disasters. Telenor made sure a recent heavy rain that inundated most part of Yangon did not disrupt its network in the commercial city. The company also confirms its network in cyclone-affected areas aftermath of Cyclone Mora that made landfall on 30 …

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