Latest stories across the Asia Pacific region.
UK/India goods trade deficit reaches record high but Free Trade Agreement creates huge opportunity for SMEs
The UK’s goods trade deficit with India reached its widest ever gap in 2021 as imports reached a record high while exports levels are witnessing a slower recovery after two years of decline.Read now
Marriott International Plans Further Asia Pacific Expansion with 1000th Property Anticipated to Open in 2022
Marriott International, Inc. today announced its plans to further expand its portfolio across Asia Pacific, targeting to open its 1000th property in the region in late 2022.Read now
Geberit, a market leader in sanitary products, has received a Platinum seal from EcoVadis in recognition of its best-in-class sustainability management. This is the second consecutive year that Geberit has attained the Platinum rating and cements the company's position as a sustainability leader within the sanitary industry.Read now
Amid Pandemic-Driven Logistics Boom, ADDX-Listed Real Estate Fund by Elite Exceeds 2x of Target Returns, After Completing EUR 520m Sale...
A European logistics real estate fund managed by the Singapore-regulated Elite Partners Capital has completed a EUR 520-million sale of its entire portfolio to a fund managed by the US private equity firm Blackstone Group.Read now
Eighty per cent of regular remote workers have not been promoted since working remotely and 44% have not had access to training, according to a survey from workingmums.co.uk in partnership with The Changing Work Company.Read now
Microsoft Corp. released a Work Trend Index Special Report, "Technology Can Help Unlock a New Future for Frontline Workers," and announced new features in Microsoft Teams and Microsoft Viva designed to serve millions of frontline workers.Read now
Temasek Establishes the Asia Sustainable Foods Platform to Accelerate the Commercialisation of Sustainable Foods in Asia
Temasek today announced the launch of the Asia Sustainable Foods Platform to focus on addressing the challenges of scaling up the production of alternative proteins, as well as accelerating the growth of sustainable foods in Asia.Read now
Covid has shone a harsh spotlight on the global inequalities of health care. Employers with staff in overseas positions are seeing a stark contrast in the care individuals may receive if left to the health system of their host nation.Read now
A report released by Reportlinker finds that the worldwide cloud advertising market is expected to grow at 19.6% from a current figure of $2.7 billion until 2026.Read now
The World Is Headed Towards a Severe Talent Crunch; Globalization Is Key to Bridge the Talent Chasm, Says Zinnov
The unprecedented need for companies to innovate and digitalize faster, has made talent a top priority. With the ongoing talent wars, organizations have been scrambling to manage the 'Great Resignation' as well as find the right talent. This is evidenced by the ever-widening gap between the talent demand and theRead now
Global Investment Firm Capria Ventures Invests Further in South East Asia; Partners with Indonesia based AC Ventures to Boost Early-stage...
Global investing firm Capria Ventures announces a partnership with Indonesian venture capital firm AC Ventures to advance the Indonesian startup ecosystem by investing in the next generation of technology entrepreneurs. AC Ventures manages a total AUM of US$300M and plans to complete the final close of a US$120M target fundRead now