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SCV Announces Early Acceptances to 2022 REACH Australia Program

Second Century Ventures, the strategic investment arm of the National Association of REALTORS®, recently announced the early acceptance of three companies as part of the 2022 REACH Australia program. REACH Australia is a scale-up program that helps propel technology companies throughout the real estate, finance, banking, home services and insurance industries in Australia and Southeast Asia. The companies chosen for early acceptance to the 2022 REACH Australia program are as follows: Futurerent:...
Tags: Technology, News, Australia, Southeast Asia, Marketing, Radio, National, Latest News, Industry News, Soho, NAR, APAC, National Association of Realtors, Real Estate News, Reach, Real Estate Technology

Apple's Pegasus lawsuit a 'declaration of war' against offensive software developers, says Kaspersky director

Regional exec says Apple wants offensive researchers out of the field because they are harmful to the reputation of the company Kaspersky's APAC director of Global Research and Analysis, Vitaly Kamluk, has called Apple's lawsuit against Pegasus maker NSO a "declaration of war against software developers."…
Tags: Apple, Software, Kaspersky, Pegasus, APAC, NSO, Vitaly Kamluk, Global Research and Analysis

The 3 Key Trends for Latin American Travelers in Q3 | By Ana Paradela

We recently shared the key takeaways of Q3 traveler behavior in our latest Travel Recovery Trend Report, as well as the top trends for North American (NORAM) and Asia Pacific (APAC) travelers. Next, we’ll dig into the data for the Latin American (LATAM) market to try and understand how these trends compare to what’s happening at the global level and in other regions.
Tags: Travel, APAC, NorAm, Ana Paradela

Whitebridge APAC Hotels Monitor - Issue 8

Recent IMF projections have indicated that GDP could grow more slowly in 2021 than anticipated in April this year because of new C19 outbreaks in various locations around the region. Although APAC remains the fastest growing region in the world, there is increasing diversion within between advanced and emerging marketeconomies, reflecting differing vaccination rates and levels of policy support.
Tags: Travel, Imf, APAC

Celebrating news partners in the Asia Pacific

One of the best parts of my role is seeing the great examples of news publishers embracing technology to grow new audiences and build sustainable business models in the Asia-Pacific region.This week, we heard from news partners at the Google News Initiative (GNI) Global Summit, along with local events in Australia, India, Korea, Japan and Southeast Asia, on the impactful work they are doing. Supporting a more sustainable, diverse and innovative news ecosystem Our GNI Impact Report (released duri...
Tags: Google, Indonesia, Australia, Southeast Asia, India, Asia Pacific, Korea, India Japan, APAC, GNI, Google in Asia, Google News Initiative, GNI Innovation Challenge, Kate Beddoe, Google News Initiative GNI Global Summit, Australia India Korea Japan

Australia: APAC Mid-market M&A Review Q1 2022 - Moore Australia

The review analyses key sector trends, identifies top-3 performing sectors by deal count, and reviews market confidence.
Tags: News, Australia, APAC, Moore Australia

Predictions 2022: (APAC) Banking On The Old And Doubling Down On The New

The Asia Pacific banking sector has largely weathered the pandemic crisis. But with revenues being squeezed by low interest rates and sluggish loan growth, APAC banks will make big bets and increase their spending on technology, talent, and fintech to drive growth. Tapping into the opportunities brought on by the digital momentum gained during the […]
Tags: Marketing, Customer Experience, Banking, Asia Pacific, Age Of The Customer, APAC

Predictions 2022: Smart Infrastructure Investments Accelerate In APAC

Investments in smart infrastructure will boom in 2022. Find out why in our 2022 predictions.
Tags: Marketing, Asia Pacific, Predictions, Age Of The Customer, APAC, Internet of Things (IoT

American Chambers of Commerce across Asia are urging Biden to sign on to the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership

President Joe Biden speaks during a news conference at the COP26 United Nations climate change conference in Glasgow, Scotland, on November 2, 2021. AP Photo/Evan Vucci AmChams from four countries are calling on Biden to join the Comprehensive and Progressive Agreement for Trans-Pacific Partnership. The CPTPP is an outgrowth of the Trans-Pacific Partnership, a 12-country trade agreement that was signed by President Obama in 2016. Former President Trump withdrew from the TPP in 2017. As Pr...
Tags: Asia, Tpp, Obama, Obama Administration, China, Singapore, US, Trends, Joe Biden, United States, Xi Jinping, New York Times, Apec, United Nations, New Zealand, Vietnam

Fall 2021 | M&A Report In The Engineering and Construction Industry Sector

The report below gives a good overview of the Fall 2021 M&A activity in the Engineering and Construction Industry Sector. In 2020, the worldwide construction market declined from USD 11.21 trillion in 2019 to USD 10.74 trillion as per research published by ResearchAndMarkets. The industry consistently faces macroeconomic and financial hurdles in design, schedule, budget changes, supply delays, equipment failure, labor conflicts, accidents, and natural calamities. And the impact of COVID-19 furt...
Tags: Europe, Business, United States, Mergers, Mergers and Acquisitions, APAC, Engineering/Construction, Corporate Finance Associates, Engineering and Construction, Acquistitions, Merger-and-acquisition, Mergers-acquisitions, Dean C Durbin

Asia-Pacific: COVID travel restrictions

Asia & Pacific Region COVID-19 Flight Restrictions Australia Nov. 1, 2021 All data shown below is for vaccinated U.S. passengers travelling from the U.S. (14-day clean travel history). For all other mission scenarios, contact Universal Trip Support. Ask your Universal Trip Support team for a Feasibility Guide to get detailed intelligence for your destination of interest. General Restrictions – All US Pax / Aircraft: US Pax / Aircraft allowed? Ye...
Tags: South Korea, Hong Kong, Japan, Australia, China, India, Office, US, Taiwan, Green, Thailand, Asia Pacific, South Africa, Philippines, Malaysia, Pakistan

BBC Studios Shakes Up Distribution, Nick Percy to Lead as Jon Penn Steps Down

BBC Studios is consolidating its Asia Pacific (APAC) and Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA) distribution regions as a single, unified business. The new division, known as Global Markets, under the leadership of Nick Percy as president, will be operational from Jan. 31, 2022. It will join the Americas and the U.K. as the third […]
Tags: Asia, News, Americas, Global, Asia Pacific, Bbc Studios, Europe Middle East, APAC, Global Markets, Africa EMEA, Nick Percy, Jon Penn, BBC Studios Shakes Up Distribution Nick Percy, Jon Penn Steps Down

Anil Jhingan Is Appointed Discovery President in Asia Pacific Region

Anil Jhingan will take over as president and MD of Discovery in Asia Pacific. He will be based in London and report directly to JB Perrette, president and CEO of Discovery streaming and international activities. The current regional head Simon Robinson is stepping away from the APAC business to lead integration planning activities in connection […]
Tags: Asia, London, News, Global, Discovery, Asia Pacific, People News, Exec Shuffle, Asia Pacific region, APAC, Simon Robinson, JB Perrette, Anil Jhingan

The State of Sustainability in Asia Pacific: Regional Inconsistencies Hinder Real Progress

COVID-19 has put far greater emphasis on sustainability as a corporate social responsibility and business resiliency as a board-level priority. Globally, most firms now acknowledge the need to undertake climate action and improve their environmental sustainability performance. But APAC firms are still very far apart in terms of what practices to implement and how aggressively […]
Tags: Marketing, Sustainability, Asia Pacific, Climate Action, APAC

Predictions 2022: Trust And Values Take Center Stage In The APAC Region

For Asia Pacific firms, 2022 is a year to be bold. Our predictions for the region show that APAC organizations will take significant steps forward in some areas, but lag behind in others.
Tags: Marketing, Asia Pacific, Predictions, Age Of The Customer, APAC

APAC Marketing Planning For 2022: When “New Normal” Morphs Into “Business As Usual”

Marketing leaders have had an exciting 18 months, if “exciting” is really the accurate word to use. Some would probably argue that “turbulent” is a more accurate description. But as each month rolls into the next, there is no doubt that some semblance of balance and normality is in place today, even if “normal” means […]
Tags: Marketing, B2b Marketing, Asia Pacific, Age Of The Customer, APAC, account-based marketing (ABM

APAC Countries Look To Strengthen Sustainable Finance Regulations

In APAC, vast political, economic, and social differences among countries pose an impact on sustainable finance regulations. Even for ESG factors that are easiest to measure and compare — carbon emission, for example — there are still no common goals in the region. Only China (pledged to become carbon-neutral in 2060), South Korea (2050), Japan (2050), New Zealand (2050), and Indonesia (2060) have set a net-zero target, leading to different approaches and progress in regulating sustainable finan...
Tags: South Korea, Japan, Indonesia, China, Marketing, Insurance, Sustainability, Banking, Asia Pacific, New Zealand, Financial Services, ESG, Age Of The Customer, Wealth Management, APAC, Sustainable Finance

Chairman’s Note: Hope to see you at BACE as our industry continues to rebound            

Dear Friends and Colleagues, After nearly two years, I’m so excited to have our first opportunity to visit in-person with many you since the pandemic began. Zoom and Teams meetings have their place, but there is no replacement for face-to-face relationship and deal making. It’s what our industry is built on, and I can’t wait to get back to it. I hope to see many of you in Las Vegas at NBAA-BACE2021! We have many exciting things we’re working on to help make operating in today’s COVID environment...
Tags: UK, Aviation, Las Vegas, Latin America, Greg, APAC, NBAA, Bace, NBAA BACE, Universal News, Med Caribbean

APAC, Europe, America region to become a profit hub for Commercial Printing Outsourcing market partakers over 2021-2026 - Northwest Diamond Notes

APAC, Europe, America region to become a profit hub for Commercial Printing Outsourcing market partakers over 2021-2026   Northwest Diamond Notes
Tags: Seo, APAC, Europe America, Northwest Diamond Notes

ContractPodAi Raises $115M In Round Led By SoftBank’s Vision Fund

It is another big investment in contract lifecycle technology, as London-based ContractPodAi today announced a $115 million Series C investment headed by SoftBank Vision Fund 2, reportedly at a valuation five times greater than the company’s Series B round in 2019. The investment is “big” in terms of dollars — exceeding last year’s $100 million Series D in digital contracting platform Ironclad — but also “big” in that it is the first investment in a legal technology company by SoftBank’s Vision ...
Tags: London, Law, Softbank, Uncategorized, APAC, SoftBank Vision Fund, Vision Fund, SoftBank s Vision Fund, ContractPodAi, Sarvarth Misra, Eagle Proprietary Investments, Insight Partners Eagle Proprietary Investments

APAC IT leaders accelerate hybrid, multi-cloud deployments

Redwood City, California-based data centre firm Equinix on Monday said that 55% of surveyed companies in Asia-Pacific are deploying hybrid cloud, and 34% multi cloud in the period of 2020 and 2021, trending up significantly from the previous year. While moving to the cloud is at the heart of transformation, the GTTS showed that many digital leaders remain nervous about this migration, with IT decision-makers highlighting fears around increased data leaks and security breaches, Equinix’s Chief In...
Tags: Business, News, Asia Pacific, Equinix, APAC, Redwood City California, Michael Montoya

55% of companies willing to engage overseas talent remotely: Report

55% of the companies that struggle to fill positions locally are willing to engage overseas talent remotely, according to the latest PERSOLKELLY’s 2021 APAC Workforce Insights Report. “The covid-19 pandemic has disrupted everyday work and companies have had to relook at the way they hire, retain and nurture their people. At the same time, Asia Pacific remains a vibrant market with excellent opportunities as companies continue to expand regionally and globally. Winning in this landscape means g...
Tags: Business, News, Asia Pacific, APAC, Elvin Tan, PERSOLKELLY APAC

Effective brand-building strategies for social-first marketing

Our Head of Strategy for Singapore, Gaetano Squillante recently wrote this piece for WARC, introducing a new framework for creating great social campaigns with brand building at their heart. A summary of which can be found below. The pandemic saw social network audiences increase globally by nearly half a billion in 2020, with significant growth across APAC. With people cut off from their normal lives in almost every way, social media has been transformed – from being a fun distraction to someth...
Tags: Strategy, Social Media, Seo, Thought Leadership, APAC, Consumer Behaviour, WARC, Consumer Insight, Singapore Gaetano Squillante

Coinbase wants to strengthen its legal and compliance team as it steps up collaboration with crypto regulators

Richard Drew/Associated Press Coinbase is looking to make new hires, including a dozen new roles for its legal and compliance team. The new listings highlight Coinbase's intent to collaborate with regulators after its recent spat with the SEC. The crypto exchange is preparing to pitch a new regulatory framework to federal agencies due next month. Sign up here for our daily newsletter, 10 Things Before the Opening Bell. Coinbase wants to grow its legal and compliance team, and add seve...
Tags: UK, London, Singapore, US, Trends, Washington Dc, SEC, Coinbase, Securities And Exchange Commission, APAC, Brian Armstrong, Shalini Nagarajan, Things Before the Opening Bell Coinbase, Richard Drew Associated Press Coinbase, Canada Coinbase

CAA Sports Expands in Asia With Singapore Office and Hires

CAA Sports, part of entertainment and sports agency Creative Artists Agency, is to open a new office in Singapore and has hired Adrian Staiti to the newly created position of president, APAC. He will report to head of CAA Sports International Matthew O’Donohoe. Staiti was previously president of APAC and president of global sales for […]
Tags: Asia, News, Singapore, Global, Caa, APAC, Creative Artists Agency, CAA Sports, Adrian Staiti, Singapore Office, CAA Sports International, Matthew O'Donohoe Staiti

Phocuswright Tips Five Key Trends To Watch In APAC

THE Covid-19 pandemic ravaged economies and the travel industry in Asia Pacific (APAC), especially in countries with a higher dependency on tourism. As governments tried to protect their populations, they imposed severe restrictions on national and international mobility dealing a massive blow to the travel and hospitality industry.
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, APAC

Club Med to expand in APAC within the next five years, targeting Thailand, Vietnam, Indonesia and Philippines

Club Med, the pioneer of premium all-inclusive holidays, is gearing up for an aggressive travel rebound in the Asia Pacific (APAC) region. Following the announcement of the brand’s upcoming greenfield beach resort in Borneo Kota Kinabalu, Club Med continues looking for opportunities in the Southeast Asian (SEA) region, specifically in Thailand, Vietnam and Indonesia.
Tags: Travel, Asia Pacific, Philippines, APAC, Thailand Vietnam, Thailand Vietnam Indonesia, Southeast Asian SEA, Borneo Kota Kinabalu Club Med

Introducing The Forrester Now Tech: Cybersecurity Consulting In APAC – A Push Towards New Pricing And Delivery Models

I am thrilled to announce the release of our latest Now Tech: Cybersecurity Consulting Services In Asia Pacific, Q3 2021. This report (available to Forrester clients) showcases Forrester’s overview of 24 cybersecurity consulting providers in Asia Pacific. Our clients leverage these insights to understand the diverse set of vendors by size, capability, geography and vertical […]
Tags: Marketing, Cybersecurity, Asia Pacific, Security Services, Forrester, APAC, Cybersecurity Trends

Introducing The Forrester Now Tech: Cybersecurity Consulting In APAC — A Push Toward New Pricing And Delivery Models

I am thrilled to announce the release of our latest Now Tech: Cybersecurity Consulting Services In Asia Pacific, Q3 2021. This report (available to Forrester clients) showcases Forrester’s overview of 24 cybersecurity consulting providers in Asia Pacific. Our clients leverage these insights to understand the diverse set of vendors by size, capability, geography, and vertical […]
Tags: Marketing, Cybersecurity, Asia Pacific, Security Services, Forrester, APAC, Cybersecurity Trends