French outgoing President Francoise Hollande is visiting Jakarta this week to boost bilateral ties with Indonesia. Hollande is bringing with him investment agreements worth US$2.6 billion. President Joko Widodo and President Hollande will witness the signing of 10 agreements covering… Read More ›
Providing financial support for high-achieving female researchers from developing APEC economies. The 2017 round of the fellowship is now open.
A report by French consulting firm, Capgemini, ranks India as the most preferred destination for innovation in Asia and third biggest globally, with the ‘Silicon Valley’ of East Bengaluru leading. Within a year, India has attracted nine new innovation centres, bringing… Read More ›
Indonesia is short of skilled engineers. A country with a population of 250 million, it currently has 57 million skilled workers. It needs 113 million by 2030. This shortage is a hurdle to infrastructure development and growth of the manufacturing industry.
Tesla is ranked number One in Forbes ‘Most Innovative Companies’. This year, 24 major Asian firms appear among Forbes list of the World Most Innovative Companies. The list identifies the top 100 “creative disrupters” – companies that are entering, innovating and attracting the interest of investors.
Asia’s new innovation pioneers are going beyond their traditional role of education and to serve as engines of innovation in order to spark economic growth and improve society as a whole.
A new report released by The Australia-Indonesia Centre and EY Sweeney has conducted qualitative and quantitative research into the perceptions of Australians towards Indonesia and Indonesians towards Australia.
Large corporations from eastern and western countries are taking on each other’s management styles, according to new research
The pursuit of higher global rankings is shaping institutional ambitions and national policies. In Malaysia, it’s more pronounced.
A new report finds that women are still under-represented in senior management in Southeast Asia.
China’s investment and internationalisation efforts are showing in the rankings. As much as there are gains to China’s higher education system, there are also emerging tensions.
A new report released by A.T. Kearney examines the changing face of offshoring. The report, Global Services Location Index 2016, maps the offshoring landscape in 55 countries across three major categories: financial attractiveness, people skills and availability, and business environment.
In January, Japan’s government adopted a new Science and Technology Basic Plan (2016-2020). The intention is to turn Japan into the world’s most innovation friendly-country and build a “supersmart society”.
Urbanisation and technology are playing an important role in driving real estate growth in Asia’s major cities. According to the latest JLL report,City Momentum Index 2016, Bangalore, Hyderabad, Shenzhen, Shanghai and Beijing are fast rising up the innovation rankings of… Read More ›
India has one of the most hostile environments in the world for driving innovation according to a recent report by the Information Technology and Innovation Foundation (ITIF), a technology policy think tank.