News roundup: July - August

Asia Outlook makes its away around Asia Pacific in seven stories

Volvo: Bringing a touch of Swedish class to Thailand's automotive market

Volvo Cars Thailand continues to present the best of Swedish design and safety to Thai consumers, its network of franchise partners creating a second-home experience in their showrooms

PTC ASIA 2019 to promote high-quality industrial development

A preview of PTC Asia, to be held in Shanghai towards the end of October

Expert Eye: Why Southeast Asia’s global trade moment has arrived

Written by: Arnon Goldstein, Regional Head of Relationship Management APAC, and Joon Kim, Global Head of Trade Finance Product and Portfolio Management, BNY Mellon Treasury Services

Alibaba Cloud: Turning AI into actionable insights

Spearheading meaningful change through its ET Brains and advocating cooperation via the Tech for Change initiative, Alibaba Cloud is empowering progressive perceptions across a vast swathe of industries

How Echo Marine Group is navigating Australia onto the global yacht building stage

A preview of our in-depth interview with Australian superyacht builder Echo Marine Group

Business travel: A guide to Palau

Formed of around 340 coral and volcanic islands, Palau is known as the diver’s paradise with its abundance of underwater gems and military relics making for fascinating viewing

Looking ahead to Australia's International Mining and Resources Conference and Expo

A preview of IMARC 2019, set against a backdrop of record predictions for Australia's mining and energy sectors

Understanding China’s LNG buyers: A key topic at the 5th China LNG Summit

China’s appetite for LNG shows no signs of waning.

Expert Eye: Belt & Road – Protectionism and Supply Chains

Written by Deepan Dagur, Regional Head of Trade Finance & Cash Management, Asia at Commerzbank

Exclusive: Exploring Volvo Bus Corporation’s autonomous, electric vehicle trials in Singapore

Håkan Agnevall, President of Volvo Bus Corporation, talks autonomous, electric vehicle trials in Asia’s innovative epicentre – Singapore

Q&A: Mastercard on the rise of real-time payments in Southeast Asia

Mastercard’s Rama Sridhar explains why there is enormous potential across Southeast Asia for real-time payments to replace cash transactions

Exclusive: Telstra on North Asia’s digital transformation prospects

Paul Abfalter, Head of North Asia for Telstra, tells the story of the region’s ever-improving digital transformation prospects

What to expect from Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel APAC in Singapore

A preview of the Leaders in Logistics: Post & Parcel APAC event to be held in November

China earmarks $435 million for solar projects subsidies in 2019

Beijing will set an annual cap, for the first time, on solar subsidies in a bid to limit the amount of subsidised solar projects

Event preview: Malaysian International Food and Beverage Fair

MIFB 2019 is expected to attract 600 participating exhibitors from 50 nations and 20,000 visitors from 70 countries

Amazon injects $404 million into India business

Amazon is currently in competition with ecommerce rival Flipkart and has just encountered the loss of hundreds of thousands of products

Five reasons to attend FOOD2CHINA EXPO 2019

A preview of the upcoming event in Guangzhou

Dell EMC provides Asia’s 5G forecast

With monumental growth and game-changing innovation on the cards for the next half-decade, Dell EMC is confident that one continent will rise to the forefront of global telecommunications transformation