Promoting Education Services Trade in ASEAN Proves to Be Stimulating Regional Economic Growth – Says ASEAN-Japan Centre

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 26, 2020 Education services is one of three social services1 subject to study by the ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC) for promoting social services trade. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: "Promoting Services Trade in ASEAN: Trade in Education Services" by ASEAN-Japan Centre (Graphic: Business Wire) The key economic task […]

AJC Proposes Key to Empower ASEAN Agribusiness: How to Participate More in Agribusiness Global Value Chains

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 24, 2020 Does competitiveness of agribusiness really increase in ASEAN? The answer is yes according to the ASEAN-Japan Centre. The Centre provides a solution to this question by participating more in global value chains (GVCs) of agribusiness in its report, “Global Value Chains in ASEAN: Agribusiness,” issued today ( This press release features […]

Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation Donate Medical Supplies to 10 More Asian Nations

HANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 21, 2020 The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation today announced plans to donate much-needed medical supplies to 10 more countries in Asia to help the global fight against COVID-19. The governments of Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cambodia, Laos, Maldives, Mongolia, Myanmar, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka will receive from the two foundations a […]

Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation Announce Donations to Four Southeast Asian Countries

HANGZHOU, China–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 19, 2020 The Jack Ma Foundation and Alibaba Foundation today announced donations of medical supplies to four Southeast Asian countries. The foundations have been able to reach out to the governments of Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand and the Philippines and propose the donation of medical supplies. The foundations’ goal is to aid the […]

CGTN: Latest Data Shows Over 36 000 Patients Had Recovered in Wuhan

BEIJING–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 15, 2020 In central China’s Wuhan, the epicenter of the coronavirus outbreak, new COVID-19 cases have dropped to a single digit, with just four reported Friday, according to a video by CGTN. This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: See full video: The latest data shows that over 36,000 […]

OpenSesame Offers Free Access to Coronavirus Preparedness and Remote Work Training

Companies turn to elearning to prevent spread of coronavirus, prepare workforces to work and train remotely PORTLAND, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 15, 2020 OpenSesame, the global elearning innovator, announced unlimited free access to coronavirus preparedness and remote work training for any organization through 15 May 2020. The offer includes elearning courses in multiple languages on preventing coronavirus […]

Singularity University to Host Virtual Summit to Demystify and Explain Facts and Impact of COVID-19

Free three-day live-streamed event presents facts on health, community and government impact –(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 13, 2020 Singularity University: This press release features multimedia. View the full release here: COVID-19: The State & Future of Pandemics hosted by Singularity University (Graphic: Business Wire) WHAT: Virtual Conference – COVID-19: The State & Future of Pandemic Challenges […]

Moody’s Offering Coronavirus Credit and Economic Research Free to the Public

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 10, 2020 Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) is now offering its research and views on the credit and economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) via a dedicated website, available to the public at Updated on an ongoing basis, the site brings together insights from across the company, providing a resource for market participants […]

DIP Will Start Offering Relief Compensation to Those Who Are Employed in a Part-time or Contracted Ca pacity via DIP’s Services If They Are Unable to Work Due to a Coronavirus Related Illness

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 09, 2020 DIP Corporation (hereinafter “DIP”), Headquarters: Minato-ku, Tokyo, Japan; President and CEO: Hideki Tomita, announced on Monday, March 9 that it will start offering relief compensation to those who are employed in a part-time or contracted capacity (see note below) through the Baitoru, Baitoru NEXT or websites, if they are unable […]

Sennics commences construction of Thai factory marking a crucial step in its globalisation strategy

SHANGHAI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 09, 2020 Sennics Co. Ltd. (‘Sennics’), a leading supplier of polymer additives, has formally commenced the construction of its subsidiary, Sennics (Thailand) Co. Ltd. (‘Sennics Thailand’), in the Rojana Industrial Park, Thailand. As the company’s sixth production base and first overseas base, Sennics Thailand will provide outstanding goods and services and an inventive […]

Only 82% of ASEAN Potential Human Development Index (HDI) Is Realized Due to Existing Socio-political Rigidities AJC Says in a New Study on Trade in Health Related and Social Services in ASEAN

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Mar. 03, 2020 The ASEAN-Japan Centre (AJC), an intergovernmental organization of ASEAN and Japan based in Tokyo, just issued a paper on Trade in Health Related and Social Services. The paper provides an in-depth analysis on trade in health related and social services in ASEAN and some practical advice for relevant government policymakers on […]

Mary Kay Inc. Partners With SPICE to Help Shape the Future of Sustainable Packaging

DALLAS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Feb. 28, 2020 Mary Kay Inc., a cosmetic industry leader in corporate and social responsibility, today announced they’ve joined the Sustainable Packaging Initiative for Cosmetics (SPICE) along with 17 current member organizations including Hermes, Chanel, Coty, Estee Lauder, and others, to guide sustainable packaging policies, drive packaging innovation, and to meet consumer’s expectations on […]