East Asia

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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federal transport authority- land & maritime highlights uae’s competitive advantages before high-level international delegations

UAE – His Excellency (H.E) Dr. Eng. Abdullah Salem Al Kathiri, Director General of the Federal Authority for Land and Marine Transport (FTA), showcased the UAE’s major contributions towards promoting the international maritime system and highlighted its active role in implementing the conventions of the International Maritime Organization (IMO) and driving more growth in the maritime sector locally, regionally and globally …

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conergy rolls out solutions to boost thai, asean solar farm productivity and improve troubled solar farm operations

BANGKOK – Conergy announced today the formation of solutions to help solar farm owners and investors gain improved performance and financial returns through better operations and maintenance of solar farms. The newly enhanced Conergy Operations and Maintenance Services unit is focused on supporting existing solar farms in Thailand and the ASEAN region, with improved operations. The unit specializes in helping solar farm …

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“sansiri”reinforces lifestyle leadership at international level Presenting the first-ever “thai festival by sansiri at lan kwai fong” in hong kong

Hong Kong – Sansiri Public Company Limited, Thailand’s Leading Full-Service Real Estate Developer emphasizes its international leadership to Hong Kong and other countries, by joining hands with BTS Group (a leading provider of passenger services in Thailand); King Power Duty Free (Thailand’s first and biggest duty free operator) in association with Lan Kwai Fong Association, Royal Thai Consulate-General in Hong …

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Memento Mori: Sonata for Light A Solo Exhibition by Amy Chan

Opening Reception 24.11.2017 (Friday) 6- 8pm Opening Performance: 7 pm Sound Design/Percussionist- Tim Chan; Co-creation- Natalie Cheung@Drama COLLABoratory Artist Talk 9.12.2017 (Saturday) 3-4:30 pm Guest Speaker: Kang Sheng Artists’ Tours 10.12.2017 (Sunday) 4-5pm 16.12.2017 (Saturday) 4-5pm 30.12.2017 (Saturday) 4-5pm Exhibition Period 24.11.2017- 7.1.2018 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 Lumenvisum is proud to present Amy Chan’s solo exhibition “Memento …

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arab-brazilian chamber of commerce stand to feature major brazilian companies at the big 5

UAE – The Arab-Brazilian Chamber of Commerce (ABCC) announced that its stand at the 2017 edition of The Big 5, the Middle East’s leading civil construction industry exhibition, will feature five of its member companies. The Chamber’s stand will span 36 sqm and will feature sanitary ware maker Deca, ceramics manufacturer Angelgress, gates manufacturer PPA, pipes and fittings maker Tigre, and …

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