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- Technological and regulatory challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution must be addressed at the regional level - The World Economic Forum and the Asian Development Bank (ADB) today launched a new report, ASEAN 4.0: What Does the Fourth Industrial Revolution Mean for Regional Economic Integration? - The report highlights the transformative impact of new technologies on the region and offers recommendations for ASEAN leaders to consider if the region is to prosper - Read the full report here

MANILA, Philippines, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- To successfully deal with the profound challenges of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, member states of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) need to improve their collaboration. This is the conclusion of a new joint report launched today by the World Economic Forum and ADB.



Experienced Local Developer Taps MRC for Construction Loan on Grocery-Anchored Mixed-Use Project Located on Full Block Site in One of New York's Most Exciting Neighborhoods

NEW YORK, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Madison Realty Capital (MRC) announced the closing of a $64.0 million construction loan for 200 Kent Avenue, a 117,326 square foot mixed-use development located in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The retail portion of the property, which will include over 600 feet of frontage, will be anchored by a popular national grocery chain. Overall, the project will offer 50,101 square feet of retail space, 22,055 square feet of office and restaurant space, and 45,170 square feet of parking.


Organised by Friends of Cancer Patients

More than 2,000 'relayers' take part in inaugural event held in United Arab Emirate

SHARJAH, United Arab Emirates, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Sharjah, the third largest of the United Arab Emirate's seven emirates, was the host for the MENA region's first ever 'Global Relay for Life,' (RFL) a 24-hour walkathon that is the biggest fundraising event for cancer in the world. Conducted in conjunction with the American Cancer Society, the event was organised by Friends of Cancer Patients (FoCP), a non-profit organisation that supports cancer patients and their families.


RUSUTSU, Japan, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Kamori Kanko, Hokkaido's leading private tourism company and once the USA's largest ski resort operator, has partnered with award-winning developers Niseko Alpine Developments [NISADE] of The Vale Niseko fame for the strategic development of flagship Rusutsu Resort.

The first phase of development is valued at circa USD 200 million and includes luxury hotel The Vale Rusutsu and a bespoke onsen and spa facility. Additional phases scheduled for release in 2018 will include new retail and entertainment developments and further hotel facilities, estimated at circa USD 500 million.


Fusionex powering marketing intelligence and insights for leading ride-hailing company with Big Data Analytics

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- Fusionex, a multi award-winning, leading data technology company specializing in Big Data Analytics, Artificial Intelligence and Deep Learning, has won a contract to provide a leading international ride-hailing company with a solution to ramp up their marketing intelligence, as well as provide insights and recommendations into the effectiveness of their efforts.

The client has and continues to tackle transportation challenges across multiple countries and provides commuting solutions to drivers and passengers. Their mobile app has millions of downloads, as well as millions of drivers recorded on their network.


SHENZHEN, China, Nov 20 (Bernama) -- The 19th China Hi-Tech Fair (CHTF 2017), with the theme of "Innovation-Driven Development and Supply Quality Upgrade", is taking place from November 16 to 21 at Shenzhen Convention and Exhibition Center. On the afternoon of November 10, the CHTF 2017 Top 10 Products were unveiled at the awards ceremony by Mr. Gao Zimin, Vice Mayor of Shenzhen City.

A total of 322 entries competed for the honor Top 10 Products, and the voting lasted nearly 3 months. 60 candidate products in the fields of new energy, 3D print, flexible display, life sciences, unmanned vehicles and AI were shortlisted by the organizer, experts and media representatives and went for open voting online.


Second and Third on Asian Class and Open International Class Podium Respectively

CHANGHUA, Taiwan, Nov 19 (Bernama) -- The 2017 FIM Asia SuperMoto Championship made its way to K1 Circuit, Changhua, Taiwan today with another fabulous round of SuperMoto battle amongst top international riders.

Malaysia's Khairi Zakaria, dubbed as the black horse of the 2017 FIM Asia SuperMoto Championship season with a high chance of winning the Asian Class, rebounded from his less than satisfying performance at the opening race in Thailand last September. His winning at Indonesia round boosted his confidence, leading to a steadier tempo and the craving to win the overall championship title.