Tag: Asia

PTCL to “Go-Live” with Afiniti first time in Asia

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Pakistan Telecommunications Company Limited (PTCL) engaged in agreement for a partnership with Affiniti. Us based artificial intelligence company, Affiniti renovates the interaction of human. PTCL is the first ever company to “Go-Live” in Pakistan but also in Asia. This will bring innovation in customer services and contact center operation of PTCL. PTCL is the first […]…Read More

JST offers Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Programme to Pakistan

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article image ISLAMABAD: Japan Science and Technology Agency (JST) has offered Japan-Asia Youth Exchange Programme in Science’ (SAKURA Exchange Programme in Science) for the first time to Pakistan. This programme aims to promote exchanges between young Asian researchers and Japanese researchers in fields of science and technology through the close collaboration of industry- academia-government by facilitating short-term visits of competent Asian youths to…Read More

Pakistan leads South Asia in mobile money

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan is leading its way in South Asia with nine per cent of its male and two per cent of its female citizens using mobile phones to carry out financial transactions, reveals a recent World Bank report. The study conducted by the Bank’s Global Findex Database, which provides in-depth data on how individuals save, borrow, make payments and manage risks, said that an average three per cent of people in South Asia used a mobile phone to send or receive money in…Read More

Pakistan secures three Gold at Asia Pacific ICT Awards

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article image STAFF REPORT ISB: Pakistan has created stir by securing three gold and a silver award at Asia Pacific ICT Awards (APICTA-2015) held in Colombo, Srilanka. Eyedeus Labs drove the route by securing gold in the startup category for their new product "Ingrain", while Evamp and Sanga clinched gold for their "Mobile Audio Streaming Service" under the Inclusion and Community Category. The third gold was packed away by Noor Asif and Muhammad Farjad Hassan, students of NUST…Read More

Innovation in Asia: Intels Five of the Best

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article image ASIA IN 2015 is a hotbed of innovation. New devices from the Chinese Technology Ecosystem are increasingly coming to market, enabling more personal and engaging experiences designed specifically for the Asia-Pacific and Japan region. Simultaneously, some of the latest, most innovative technologies, from supercomputers through to computer processors, are being developed right here in Asia too. Technology and its users have never been smarter, and the latest technology innovations are…Read More

Chatham House Academy Asia Senior Fellowship in UK, 2016

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The Chatham House awards senior fellowship to established leaders and practitioners from Afghanistan, Australia, China, India, Indonesia, Japan, Pakistan, and South Korea. The senior fellow will have the opportunity to focus in depth on a personal project in one of nine key research areas that should result in a Chatham House publication. The Academy senior fellowship will begin in February 2016 and conclude in August 2016. Candidates must be available to be based at Chatham House in London…Read More

Carmudi secures $25m fund for Asia, Latin America operations

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article image MONITORING REPORT ISB: Carmudi, a leading car classified site backed by Rocket Internet, has raised $25 million to strengthen its operations in Asia and Latin America. Investors include Asia Pacific Internet Group (APACIG), a joint venture of Rocket Internet and Ooredoo, Holtzbrinck Ventures, Tengelmann Ventures, and a division of international multi-sector retailer Tengelmann Group. Launched in October 2013, Carmudi has rapidly scaled up to 20 countries, seven of which are in Asia (…Read More

UVAS, Asia Feeds join hand for scholarships

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STAFF REPORT LHR: The University of Veterinary and Animal Sciences (UVAS) Lahore and the Asia Poultry Feeds have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) in order to provide scholarships to UVAS students. Vice-Chancellor Prof. Dr. Talat Naseer Pasha and Asia Poultry Feeds Chief Executive Ahmed Hassan Chaudhry signed the MoU at a ceremony organised by the Office of the University Advancement and Financial Aid (OUAFA) of the university. According to the MoU, five needy deserving students…Read More

ITCN Asia 2014-a cruise into future

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article image Special contribution for Technology Times and Tech TV Reviving the practice, the 14th ITCN Asia 2014 has again come up with a three-day long exhibition of IT and Telecommunication industry held at the Expo Center, Karachi, from 26th-28th August. A number of leading software houses and companies including local and foreign were part of this grand exhibition to market their services and launched products for the growth of industry. Two large halls were allocated for the purpose with…Read More

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2nd annual South Asia Biosafety moots held in Colombo

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MONITORING REPORT ISB: The Ministry of Environment and Renewable Energy has recently held the Second Annual South Asia Biosafety Conference in Colombo, Sri Lanka. The annual conference was collaborated by the Biotech Consortium India Limited (BCIL) South Asia Biosafety Programme (SABP) with support from National Science Foundation (NSF), Coordinating Secretariat for Science, Technology and Innovation (COSTI), the Bangladesh Academy of Sciences and the Pakistan Academy of Sciences. The…Read More