Category Archives: INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS NEWS

Zhaopin Kicks off Nominations for China’s Best Employer Award 2017

BEIJING, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Zhaopin Limited (NYSE: ZPIN) (“Zhaopin” or the “Company”), a leading career platform1 in China focused on connecting users with relevant job opportunities throughout their career lifecycle, kicked off the nomination process for the annual “China’s Best Employer Award” together with Peking University Social Survey



Traveloka Becomes First Indonesian Tech Company to Receive Two BrandZ Awards

JAKARTA, Indonesia, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Traveloka, Indonesia’s leading travel booking app for domestic and international destinations, was awarded as the #1 Most Powerful Indonesian Technology Brand and #1 Most Innovative Brand during the annual WPP BrandZ Indonesia awarding night on August 9, 2017, in Jakarta. Traveloka ranked first in the



ElegantJ BI Announces Key OEM Partnership With Distribution Management Solutions Provider, Herald Logic

AHMEDABAD, India, August 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ElegantJ BI is pleased to announce an exciting partnership with Herald Logic Pvt. Ltd. Herald Logic specializes in technology-enabled distribution management solutions, delivered via its unique managed service cloud-hosted model. This partnership will benefit customers and stakeholders of both organizations and provide world-class



2nd Executive Infrared Imaging Forum: Uncooled Infrared Imaging for Volume Applications – Sep. 7 in Shenzhen, China

Infrared imaging: “We need to look even further.” SHENZHEN, China, August 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Under the highly competitive ecosystem in the infrared imaging market, the “More than Moore” market research and strategy consulting company Yole Developpement (Yole), in collaboration with China International Optoelectronic Expo (CIOE), is organizing the 2nd Executive Infrared



UAE Exchange India Ties up With Yes Bank for Prepaid Cards

KOCHI, India, August 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — UAE Exchange India proudly presents co-branded INR prepaid cards with Yes Bank which can be used to load money, used at any ATM/POS machines across the country and E-commerce websites in a much user-friendly manner. Prepaid cards are convenient alternatives to cash and cheques,



UBM India Launches ‘India’s Most Preferred’ Initiative

MUMBAI, August 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A unique nationwide quest to identify and celebrate India‘s favourite brands in the gems andjewellery sector UBM India, India’s leading B2B exhibitions organiser, announced the launch of its one-of-a-kind initiative, India’s Most Preferred (IMP) for the jewellery retail industry in India. Through this exclusively crafted campaign, UBM



The 3rd Edition of Embedded Safety & Security Summit is all set to Roll

BENGALURU, August 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — With over 700 participants and 20+ speakers from around the globe, catering to Aerospace & Defence, Automotive and Technical Workshop tracks, the summit promises a great learning and engaging experience. With a global sense of responsibility, LDRA has been progressing well



Klook to bring more Asian free independent travelers to Korea

Klook signs MOU with Lotte World Adventure and Incheon Tourism Organization HONG KONG, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Klook, Asia’s largest attractions, tours, and activity booking platform jointly announced signing the memorandum of understanding (MOU) in partnership with Lotte World Adventure and Incheon Tourism Organization respectively to invite more free independent travelers across Asia to Korea.



Innovation as Competition: Australia’s Asian Future Summit 2017 to explore how innovative Australian businesses can tap into Asia’s growth

SYDNEY, Aug. 10, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Economist Events today announced that its annual event in Australia, the Australia’s Asian Future Summit, will be held at the Four Seasons Hotel in Sydney on September 1st 2017, promoting the theme ‘Innovation as Competition‘. This event will bring together policymakers, business leaders, academics and entrepreneurs for a debate



Ministers Chagger and Champagne meet with tourism industry representatives to prepare for Canada-China Year of Tourism in 2018

Increase in Chinese tourists will mean more jobs and growth for tourism businesses across Canada TORONTO, Aug. 9, 2017 /CNW/ – China is now the world’s leading source of outbound tourists, surpassing the United States and Germany. In preparation for the Canada-China Year of Tourism in 2018, the Government of Canada is working closely



Agrytech Demo Day Features 17 Business Solutions In the Agri-Food Sector

BEIRUT, August 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Agrytech Accelerator wraps phase one of its program with Demo Day that took place in July 2017in Abou Khater Amphitheatre USJ, Beirut. The event featured 17 teams showcasing their innovative business solutions across the agri-food industry to an audience of industry experts, fund managers, business professionals, startups,



HKU partners with Cyberport to set up HKU x Cyberport Digital Tech Entrepreneurship Platform to co-develop an innovative FinTech ecosystem

HONG KONG, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signing ceremony between the University of Hong Kong (HKU) and Hong Kong Cyberport (Cyberport) was held yesterdayto set up the HKU x Cyberport Digital Tech Entrepreneurship Platform (the “Platform”). The Platform is the first-of-its-kind collaboration between HKU and Cyberport aiming



Cyber Security Conference: Infosec Intelligence Conclave 2017

BENGALURU, August 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Explore Exhibitions and Conference LLP  producer of leading industry event ‘Smart Tech’ series for C-suite, Policy makers, Consultants, B2B Sales managers and executives, is pleased to announce the launch of InfoSec Intelligence Conclave 2017 in Bangalore, India. The event is scheduled to take place on October



M800 Limited Receives 2017 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award

M800 Communication SDK Suite Honored for Exceptional Innovation HONG KONG, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — M800 Limited, a one-stop communication solutions provider announced today that M800 Communication Suite SDK has received the prestigious 2017 IoT Evolution Product of the Year Award from IoT Evolution magazine and IoT Evolution World, the leading magazine and website



China Guangfa Bank Credit Card Center Cuts Collection Costs and Improves Customer Service Using FICO Solution

Guangfa Bank Credit Card Center wins prestigious “Best Self-Service Banking Project in China” award from The Asian Banker BEIJING, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — HIGHLIGHTS: China Guangfa Bank Credit Card Center is using FICO® Customer Communications Services (CCS) to help reduce its cost of collections and improve customer service across its credit



Furniture China to Create a Milestone with “Dizzying” New Changes in 2017

SHANGHAI, Aug. 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Following 10 months of preparation, the 23rd China International Furniture Expo (abbr. Furniture China 2017) and the 2nd Maison Shanghai, co-hosted by China National Furniture Association (CFNA) and Shanghai UBM Sinoexpo Int’l Exhibition Co., Ltd., will return on 12-15 September 2017 at Shanghai New International Expo Centre



Trusona Brings The #NoPasswords Revolution To Asia Pacific Markets

Identity Authentication Trailblazer Hires Experienced Managing Director To Lead The Expansion SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Trusona, the leader in secure identity authentication, today announced the opening of a new office in Tokyo, Japan. Following Series B funding from Microsoft Ventures and Kleiner Perkins, this expansion marks the first foray



ICL Signs MoU with Energean for Long-Term Supply of Natural gas

The natural gas will power ICL’s facilities at a more competitive price than the Company’s current supplier TEL AVIV, Israel, August 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — ICL (NYSE: ICL) (TASE: ICL), a leading global specialty minerals and specialty chemicals company, announced that it has signed a non-binding Memorandum of



Automation key to tackling maritime skills crisis

Facing a shortfall of 147,000 qualified officers by 2025, speakers at SOMWME 2017 hail advancements in automation and connection as the answer to shipping’s skills shortage SINGAPORE, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — A perfect storm of retiring baby-boomers and the ongoing global economic downturn, are causing the



CHINA MINING 2017 to be held in Tianjin, China in September

TIANJIN, China, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The 19th edition of CHINA MINING Congress and Expo (CHINA MINING 2017), co-hosted by the Ministry of Land and Resources of China, Tianjin Municipal People’s Government and the China Mining Association, will be held at Tianjin Meijiang Convention & Exhibition Center from September 23 to 25, 2017. This year’s event will focus



“Sanya Celebration” tourism promo was held in Almaty, Kazakhstan

ALMATY, Kazakhstan, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The 2017 Sanya Celebration (the “Celebration”), an international tourism tradeshow was held in Almaty,the largest city of Kazakhstan, on August 7th, 2017. It was organized by the Municipal People’s Government of Sanya, with the theme of “A Romantic Invitation to Beautiful Sanya“. The Celebration featured a roadshow which highlighted Sanya’s unique charm



Nexteer Opens New Branch Office in Japan

ATSUGI, Japan, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Nexteer Automotive, a global leader in intuitive motion control, today opens a new Branch Customer Service Center (CSC) in Atsugi, Japan. The Atsugi Branch CSC will focus on application Engineering projects and coordinate global resources to expand support for Nissan and the



NAVITIME JAPAN Launches “NAVITIME for Japan Travel” App for Taiwanese Tourists Visiting Japan, Enabling Information to Be Displayed in Traditional Chinese Characters Additionally

TOKYO, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — NAVITIME JAPAN Co., Ltd. launched on August 8 its latest “NAVITIME for Japan Travel” app, which is now capable of displaying travel information in traditional Chinese characters additionally. As a result, since the NAVITIME for Japan Travel app displays travel routes, searches Wi-Fi spots offline,



Intellicus Ranks 20th Among India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces 2017

INDORE, India, August 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Maintaining its position as one of India’s best workplaces, Intellicus Technologies Pvt. Ltd., a leading business intelligence solutions company, has been ranked 20th in the list of India’s Great Mid-Size Workplaces -2017. More than 600 organizations applied to Great Place to Work® Institute to assess and



Expenzing Featured in Gartner Market Guide for Travel Expense Management 2017

MUMBAI, August 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Expenzing, a leader in end-to-end expense management software solutions, announced that its Travel and Expense Management (TEM) solution is featured in the Gartner Market Guide for Travel Expense Management 2017 report. The report published by Gartner lists leading players providing TEM solutions worldwide



City Beach selects Stibo Systems to drive its digital business

SYDNEY, Aug. 8, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Stibo Systems, the global leader in multidomain Master Data Management (MDM) solutions, today announced that City Beach, one of Australia’s most iconic retail brands, has chosen its STEP Trailblazer MDM solution to help meet City Beach’s business needs, as the youth fashion retailer speeds



A MATRIX Chain Seeking to Define Blockchain 3.0 by Incorporating Blockchain and AI

BEIJING, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blockchain is definitely a hotspot of today’s cutting-edge technologies in the world, and a variety of innovations are constantly emerging. However, while most of the technology focuses on token issuance and commercial applications, those on the fundamental technology of blockchain – Data Chain are very rare. When most of the people still think



China’s Co-Working Unicorn UrWork Completes Pre-C Round, Fuelling Further Global Expansion

BEIJING, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — China’s largest co-working space provider UrWork announced today to have received pre-C round funding equivalent of US$178 M, fuelling further global expansion and technology upgrading. UrWork (Beijing) Venture Investment Ltd (“UrWork“) announced today to have completed pre-C round funding of US$178M, led by Beijing Capital Land, Star Group, Beijing



JMU Announces Strategic Partnership with Century Link and TANSH

SHANGHAI, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — JMU Limited (“the Company” or “JMU“) (NASDAQ: JMU), a leading B2B online e-commerce platform that provides integrated services to suppliers and customers in the foodservice industry in China, today announced that the Company’s consolidated affiliated entity in China, Shanghai Zhongmin Supply Chain Management Co.,



AECOM and China Communications Construction Corporation subsidiary establish joint venture company to service environmental solutions opportunities in People’s Republic of China

HONG KONG, Aug. 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — AECOM, a premier, fully integrated global infrastructure firm, announced today that it signed an agreement with China Communications Construction Company Limited Highway Consultants Co., Ltd. (HPDI), a subsidiary of China Communications Construction Group Limited (CCCC), the fourteenth largest state owned



EXPO 2017 Welcomes Two-Millionth Visitor

ASTANA, Kazakhstan, August 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Gaisa Zhumaliev, a 34-year-old businessman from Uralsk, is the two-millionth visitor of the specialized exhibition Astana EXPO 2017. At a press conference, the notable visitor said, “As a representative of the private sector, as a citizen of Kazakhstan, I am very pleased that we are conducting an exhibition



CPhI Conferences Announces the 2nd Annual Biosimilars Congress India

HYDERABAD, India, August 7, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CPhI Conferences, a division of UBM India, which hosts a number of successful pharmaceutical conferences in the country has announced the 2nd Annual Biosimilars Congress India 2017, slated for 8th – 9th August in Hyderabad. The Indian biosimilar industry is poised for



AI & Big Data Reshape the Language Service Industry

BRISBANE, Australia, Aug. 6, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Artificial intelligence (AI) and big data are pervasive and disruptive in today’s world. They transform the way people work and live, decision making processes and the landscape of industries. The language service industry is not an exception to this. What revolutionary changes have AI and big data brought to society? How would they reshape the



Electronicsforu.com Launches Grab

BANGALORE, August 5, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Electronicsforu.com, one of the world’s leading websites for electronics enthusiasts and professionals, has launched a new section titled “Grab“. Through Grab, the website allows its audience to access the latest offers on electronics products and services. From t-shirts to development boards,



The 20th Beijing Music Festival: Musical Legacy & Innovation

BEIJING, Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — This fall, the Beijing Music Festival (BMF) commemorates its 20thanniversary. At a press conference held yesterday, Beijing Music Festival Arts Foundation announced the events, programs, and roster of artists for this year’s festival, highlights of the celebratory activities, and theme – “BMF



Toyota and Mazda Enter Business and Capital Alliance

Signed agreement marks start of concrete collaboration aimed at creating new types of value for future mobility and achieving further sustainable growth TOKYO, Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Toyota Motor Corporation (Toyota) and Mazda Motor Corporation (Mazda) signed an agreement today to enter a business and capital



Seamless GST Solutions by hCue-CAMS Partnership to Help Pharmacy Retailers and Distributors Across India

CHENNAI, August 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — CAMS (Computer Age Management Services), a leading and integral part of Indian financial infrastructure co-owned by NSE Strategic Investment Corporation, HDFC Group and Acycs has engaged with India’s leading Healthcare Technology company hCue to help Pharmacy Retailers and Distributors file and reconcile their tax returns



Karvy Computershare Announces Strategic Growth Investment from General Atlantic

India’s Largest Investor and Issuer Services Provider Poised for Next Phase of Growth HYDERABAD, India and MUMBAI, India, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Karvy Computershare, a leading provider of investor and issuer services for the asset management industry and Indian corporations, announced today that it has entered into definitive agreements



Introducing Guotai Junan’s Festival of Finance, the New Financial Style

SHANGHAI, August 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The emerging middle class and the increasing demand for financial investment have contributed to the rising need for diversified and tailored financial management. Meanwhile, the rise of FinTech promotes the application of new technologies, such as artificial intelligence, in financial



ACC & Tsuneishi Connect World’s Largest BIPV Project

BEIJING, Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The Tsuneishi Zhoushan Shipyard solar station, which was invested in and built by Asia Clean Capital Limited (“ACC”), has just been connected to the national grid. The system was installed on the rooftop of the Tsuneishi shipyard with a total capacity



Taiwan-Malaysia Economic Cooperation — Selecting Tainan’s Finest Products to Expand Exports

TAINAN, Taiwan, Aug. 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ –To facilitate Tainan manufacturers’ expansion into the global market and promote economic cooperation, the Tainan City Government Department of Economic Development has initiated the “FY106 Tainan Global Trade Cooperation and Expansion Program,” entrusting implementation of the plan to the Industrial Technology Research



Wanchain, a Public Blockchain Project, Releases Its White Paper

– The paper describes a financial infrastructure that helps build a new digital economy BEIJING, Aug. 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Wanchain, the first public blockchain project envisioned by the Chinese firm Wanglu Tech, recently released a white paper. Wanchain is a blockchain-based distributed financial infrastructure which allows



3M TechConnect 2017: Co-creating Future Through Science and Innovation in India

BENGALURU, August 3, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — 3M India’s R&D facility in Bangalore was built with the intention to accelerate development of products ‘in India for India‘; today they organised a two-day exhibition ‘Tech Connect’, to showcase some of the 10,000+ products across 3M’s 46 technology platforms. TechConnect was conceptualised to offer a platform for