ASEAN Premier Mechanical & Electrical Engineering Show

Dates:  Jul 17, 2018 - Jul 19, 2018 Opening hours:  1000 - 1800 Venue:  Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre (KLCC) Location address:  Kuala Lumpur Convention Centre, Jalan Pinang, Kuala Lumpur City Centre, 50088 Kuala Lumpur, Wilayah Persekutuan Kuala L Country:  Malaysia Organizer:  United Business Media (M) Sdn Bhd Show URL:  http://www.aseanmne.com Number of exhibitors:  over 350…

LIVE| IPL 2018, KXIP vs CSK: Ashwin and co aim to...

The Lions have endured a loss and a win under the new skipper and former CSK all-rounder Ashwin.

IoT Conclave 2018

Dates:  Jul 30, 2018 - Jul 31, 2018 Opening hours:  8am to 5pm Venue:  Dubai, UAE Country:  UAE Organizer:  UMS Conferences Show URL:  iot.umsconferences.com Major exhibits:  • Current trends in IoT • IoT and big data analytics • Building a digital enterprise • Challenges and risks associated with IoT • Integration hurdles and how to…

Malaysian PM announces dissolution of parliament, paving way for polls

MALAYSIAN Prime Minister Najib Razak on Friday announced the dissolution of parliament, paving way for the widely-anticipated 14th General Election slated to be held in early May. In the televised announcement held at about 12pm today, Najib said he had earlier sought an audience with Malaysia’s Yang di-Pertuan Agong, Sultan Muhammad V, to seek the…

Mekong River Commission Warned on Development Impacts to the River

The four member countries of the Mekong River Commission today confronted predictions of social and environmental disaster if damming and other development projects in the region are allowed to proceed as planned. The warnings, contained in a 3,600-page report prepared by the MRC Council, point to negative trade-offs between water, energy, and food resulting from…

What’s in the New Malaysia-Singapore Air Force Exercise?

Both countries launched a fresh set of drills around search and rescue.  

Trump brandishes Art of the Deal flair with new, bigger tariff...

Beijing counters that negotiations haven’t started, impossible under these conditions

Is the US-South Korea Alliance in Trouble?

Recent trends suggest that U.S.-South Korea relations are increasingly strained.

India Seeks Expanded Commonwealth Role

Modi in official visit to UK, attends CHOGM; Prince Charles’ role a key question for summit ‘retreat’ The post India Seeks Expanded Commonwealth Role appeared first on Asia Sentinel.

Guangzhou International Lighting Exhibition

Dates:  Jun 09, 2018 - Jun 12, 2018 Opening hours:  09.00 - 17.00 Venue:  China Import and Export Fair Complex Location address:  380 Yuejiang Zhong Road, Haizhu District, Guangzhou Country:  China Organizer:  Guangzhou Guangya Messe Frankfurt Co Ltd Show URL:  http://light.messefrankfurt.com.cn Number of exhibitors:  2,500 Major exhibits:  Lighting accessories, components and equipment - Lighting accessories…

No more K-Pop: South Korea switches off propaganda to North ahead...

THE sounds of upbeat K-Pop and news broadcasts will no longer be heard blaring across the Korean border’s de-militarised zone after South Korea halted the propaganda broadcasts on Monday in preparation for their first summit with Pyongyang in over a decade. Preparations for the historic summit are in the final stages as North Korean leader Kim…

Islamic State in Indonesia: National identify trumps religious creed

The post Islamic State in Indonesia: National identify trumps religious creed appeared first on Asia Times.

Past Stories

President's address sets 'important goals for the nation': PM Lee

SINGAPORE: President Halimah Yacob's address on Monday (May 7) in opening the second session of the 13th Parliament has laid out the Government's priorities for the rest of the term and beyond, said Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong. In his Facebook post on Tuesday, PM Lee outlined the five ...

Coolpad takes Xiaomi to court over patent infringement

Lawsuit demands halt in production and sales of Xiaomi Mi MIX 2, Redmi Note 5 and Redmi 5 Plus models, and compensation The post Coolpad takes Xiaomi to court over patent infringement appeared first on Asia Times.

Trump says US subsidizes Amazon for shipping

President Donald Trump on Tuesday said the United States is subsidizing Amazon.com Inc and that the online retailer must pay more to ship its products through the nation's postal agency.

Lawfare Waged by the Hong Kong Government Is Crushing the Hopes...

In Hong Kong, the law is being used to intimidate opponents, disqualify lawmakers, and limit freedom of expression.

Crypto Investment Bank Debuts in Hong Kong

Teraditional investment banking model for the wild crypto sector The post Crypto Investment Bank Debuts in Hong Kong appeared first on Asia Sentinel.

Iraqi cleric Sadr meets pro-Iran Amiri after election win

Iraqi cleric Moqtada al-Sadr, whose Sairoon political bloc was declared the winner of Iraq's parliamentary election on Saturday, met on Sunday with Hadi al-Amiri, leader of the pro-Iran Al-Fatih bloc, a statement from Sadr's office said.