Design giants include DFA Lifetime Achievement Award 2019 winner -- Rei Kawakubo, Founder of Comme des Garçons; DFA Design Leadership Award 2019 winner -- teamLab, the International Art Collective; and DFA World's Outstanding Chinese Designer 2019 winner -- Wang Shu, Co-Founder of Amateur Architecture Studio. DFA Lifetime Achievement Award, DFA Design Leadership Award and DFA World's Outstanding Chinese Designer are the highest honour ones can receive in Asia. DFA Design Leadership Award 2019 (DFA DLA)teamLabInternational Art CollectiveThe Award is presented to a corporate or leader who consistently demonstrates outstanding business performance, supports the design development in his organisation and the international community. DFA Design Leadership Award (DFA DLA)Recognise the business leaders or companies who create exceptional and sustainable business success through strategic and innovative use of Design. DFA Design for Asia Awards (DFA DFAA)Commend a wide range of design that embodies Asian aesthetics and culture, with influence to the design trends in Asia and for Asia.
December 04, 2019 03:56 UTC
A final product is a requirement for all students at MindX, a technology and start-up school for children and working adults based in Hà Nội and HCM City. I hope my programming skills will help me realise my dream of opening a start-up in the tech sector,” Nam said. Applying technology in teaching is not a new concept in Việt Nam, but MindX has something that makes it stand out. Many of the students have taken these opportunities to get involved in start-up projects or become employees of firms based there. After training at MindX, a lot of high school students are capable of working as professional computer programmers at the age of 14 or 15.
December 04, 2019 01:52 UTC
Straight Through Account Opening Process for Both Bank and Investment AccountsHONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - December 3, 2019 - Citibank is launching its one-stop Mobile Account Opening Service, which allows new clients to open bank account1 (Citibanking, Citi Priority or Citigold Account) and investment accounts in one go through Citi Mobile® App at anytime and anywhere. The account application can be completed in a minimum of 10 minutes2. Once the application is completed and approved, the new bank account can be used immediately on the same day. There are several simple steps to complete the bank account and investment accounts３ application. They then download Citi Mobile® App to verify their HKID Card and capture their selfie, address proof and signature specimen.
December 03, 2019 11:15 UTC
Michelle Obama will be joined in Việt Nam by award-winning actress Julia Roberts to talk about the importance of education for young girls. — Composite photo AFPHÀ NỘI — The Obama Foundation has confirmed that actress Julia Roberts will be joining Michelle Obama in Việt Nam on December 9 on behalf of the Obama Foundation’s Girls Opportunity Alliance to meet with local girls’ education organisations. The Obama Foundation launched its Girls Opportunity Alliance last year. The Obama Foundation is hosting a gathering of 200 civic leaders from Asia-Pacific in Kuala Lumpur from December 10 to December 14. Following their event in Việt Nam, Roberts will join Obama on-stage for a conversation on December 12 in Malaysia, moderated by TV host Deborah Henry.
December 03, 2019 03:45 UTC
General Director of Vietnam News Agency Nguyễn Đức Lợi (third left, first row) and leaders of the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agency (OANA) news agencies pose for a group photo at the 17th General Assembly of OANA. VNA/VNS PhotoSEOUL – President of the Republic of Korea (RoK) Moon Jae-in highlighted the good relations between the RoK and Việt Nam in all fields while hosting delegates from the Organisation of Asia-Pacific News Agency (OANA) in Seoul on Thursday. The agencies are responsible for two-thirds of information circulated throughout the world. The agency was elected to the OANA Executive Board for two consecutive terms, with each lasting for three years, from 2013 to present. The VNA hosted the OANA Executive Board Meetings in 1988, 1999, 2005 and 2019, actively contributing to completing the organisation’s targets.
November 08, 2019 02:00 UTC
For cash investors, AAX also provides an OTC platform, which first time cryptocurrency investors or investors looking to increase their exposure to cryptocurrency assets can convert from US dollar, Renminbi and Hong Kong dollars. LSEG Technology is London Stock Exchange Group's (LSEG) technology solutions business used across LSEG and other global client trading venues. AAX combines speed, security, reliability with seamless market access for retail and institutional investors. "LSEG Technology is delighted to have successfully deployed our world class matching engine capabilities at AAX. Simple and fast onboarding with direct market access to LSEG matching engine for institutions via FIX and binary protocols.
November 07, 2019 09:43 UTC
NOTICE OF PROCUREMENT PLANFOR PURCHASING CONSUMABLE MATERIALS IN 2019Subject: TO PURCHASE CONSUMABLE MATERIALS IN 2019Ref. : 141/2019/NSRP-PSNghi Son Refinery & Petrochemical Limited Liability Company (NSRP) is planning for procurement of a package for “PROVISION OF CONSUMABLE MATERIALS IN 2019” in order to select a suitable Supplier for provision of Consumable Materials IN 2019. The tentative date of commencement of the provision of this services will be around within December 2019. If your company is interested in this procurement package, please refer to the following link: "To Purchase Consumable Materials In 2019" for the details of Scope of Supply then complete all attached questionnaire and send back to us via email by 5.00 PM (Hanoi time) 11th November 2019, with subject state clearly “RESPONSE FOR QUESTIONNAIRE FOR PROVISION OF CONSUMABLE MATERIALS IN 2019”. For the avoidance of doubt, this notice does not constitute any contractual offer, binding promise or guarantee of business by NSRP.
November 07, 2019 08:23 UTC
Techfest Vietnam 2019 is expected to welcome more than 600 start-ups and 250 investors. —Photo courtesy of the organiserHÀ NỘI — Innovative Vietnamese start-ups taking part in Techfest 2019 will have opportunities to connect with potential regional and global investors through a series of exciting events. The highlight of Techfest 2019 held by Ministry of Science and Technology will be the participation of regional and global partners, including many from Singapore, Malaysia and South Korea, the US and European countries. This biggest annual event for the innovative start-up community in Viet Nam will present an overall picture of the Vietnamese start-up eco-system, bringing Vietnamese start-up to the next level. Within the series of Techfest International 2019, Techfest Vietnam in the US was held in September with the goal of connecting start-ups, overseas Vietnamese communities as well as to support and promote start-ups in Viet Nam and abroad.
November 07, 2019 07:07 UTC
With the launch of StraitsX, its pilot stablecoin initiative powered by Zilliqa, Xfers aims to create a frictionless and transparent payments ecosystem for Southeast Asia. This is especially so in Southeast Asia, where access to traditional banking services may sometimes be difficult outside of urban areas. With the Asian Development Bank predicting digital financial solutions to have significant impact on financial inclusion in Southeast Asia, Xfers is leading the way with the launch of their StraitsX pilot initiative. Scilla is amenable to formal verification, thus providing enhanced security for assets and transactions on the Zilliqa blockchain. About XfersFounded in 2015, Xfers is Southeast Asia's leading Fintech platform for digital businesses -- aimed at enabling open banking for Southeast Asia.
November 07, 2019 03:36 UTC
The traditional dance is always performed at the Cơ Tu people’s big festivals to express their gratitude to the gods. A few years ago, Cơ Tu villagers in Nam Giang District could not imagine that their community’s daily activities could bring them a significant income source. The Cơ Tu in Nam Giang continue to struggle to make a comfortable living and provide for their families. The traditional dance is always performed at the Cơ Tu people’s big festivals to express their gratitude to the gods. Threads: A tourist examines a product of the Cơ Tu people’s traditional weaving.
November 06, 2019 08:26 UTC
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 November 2019 - Singer, actress and performer Agnez Mo will be the first Indonesian celebrity who will join the stars at Madame Tussauds Singapore! She will join the line-up of famous faces at the world-famous attraction and will be the first Indonesian star to be immortalised in Madame Tussauds Singapore. Only at Madame Tussauds!" During the sitting, Mo will share LIVE updates via her Instagram (@AgnezMo), and she will do an IG Take-Over on the official account of Madame Tussauds Singapore (@MTsSingapore). Merlin currently has different brands worldwide including Madame Tussauds, LEGOLAND Parks and Resorts, Sealife and LEGOLAND Discovery Centre Visit http://www.merlinentertainments.biz for more information.
November 06, 2019 01:07 UTC
“We feared our son might be among the victims, but we prayed and hoped. He had told them he wanted to find a better paying job and was planning to go to the UK to work. They believed in the “promised land”, Gareth said, and that they would be able to earn big money to “improve the economic situation for themselves and their families”. The sinister messages were received by Eamon Harris and his family following the tragedy, reported the Irish Mirror. “The private sector needs to work with NGOs, local communities, and governments to match job seekers with employers.
November 05, 2019 02:26 UTC
Following the completion of the Share Purchase, which is expected to be in the second half of this month, Sunwoo Produce will become the single largest shareholder of ESA. Under the Proposed Partnership, Sunwoo Produce and the Group shall collaborate in opportunities for overseas production, investment and distribution of various entertainment-related content and businesses by utilizing the Group's global networks. Sunwoo Produce and its affiliates, including but not limited to ESA, shall seek opportunities to strategically invest into the Group and/or its affiliates. The Group shall also arrange foreign investors for Sunwoo Produce, as well as advise and assist in the management of the overseas business of ESA. Sunwoo Produce and the Group shall also cooperate to establish a fund focusing on investments in entertainment and technology, which is to be co-managed by the Group and Sunwoo Produce.
November 04, 2019 22:52 UTC
The latest edition of Asia’s leading epicurean lifestyle and travel magazine takes readers on a captivating four-season tour of Japan’s premier ski and leisure resort. North to Niseko bursts with the vibrant images and insightful writing that award-winning TK is noted for. Of North to Niseko, Hammons remarks, "Food and travel are driving passions for TK's readers, and they are eager for both kinds of adventures. For high-res images, please follow this link: https://www.dropbox.com/sh/02gv0ruwa4cfo11/AACSA-XUr6Qbd1QZ9pEF1ceAa?dl=0ABOUT TASTING KITCHEN (TK)Tasting Kitchen (TK) is Asia's foremost epicurean lifestyle and travel magazine. TK also maintains a dynamic social media presence, with over 48,000 Facebook fans:http:www.facebook.com/tastingkitchenhttps://www.instagram.com/tastingkitchen/TK's online archives: tasting-kitchen.comNiseko Promotion Board: nisekotourism.com
November 01, 2019 08:26 UTC
The Joint Venture will distribute and sell certain products of Kin Fung Weisen-U, including the well-recognised gastrointestinal drug "Weisen-U" (「胃仙-U」) and the popular nasal spray brand "Flucur Nebuliser" (「呼佳噴霧劑」) to new markets in the Asia Pacific region. The Joint Venture will also explore and develop respective product line extensions for Weisen-U (「胃仙-U」) and Po Chai Pills (「保濟丸」). In particular, the Joint Venture will have the first right over Smiley and Kin Fung Weisen-U to acquire brands of gastrointestinal and respiratory drugs, and food/health supplements. For more details about Jacobson Pharma, please visit the Group's website: http://www.jacobsonpharma.comAbout Kin Fung Weisen-U Company LimitedKin Fung Weisen-U was incorporated in Hong Kong in 1960s and is principally engaged in the development of gastrointestinal and respiratory pharmaceutical drugs. Kin Fung Weisen-U is the brand owner and sole agent of Weisen-U (「胃仙-U」) in Hong Kong, Macau and the PRC.
October 31, 2019 13:18 UTC