Wednesday, Mar 20, 2019


R&D in Japan

Japan Inc. boosting R&D spending to put itself ahead of the curve


Japan Inc. boosting R&D spending to put itself ahead of the curve

With Japanese companies across the board expanding their budgets for R&D, the Land of the Rising Sun is ready to rise again, developing... Jan 15, 2019

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SG Connect, Singapore

SGConnect: “Building Tomorrow, Connecting Today”


SGConnect: “Building Tomorrow, Connecting Today”

Smart Growth, Symbiotic Growth and Sustainable Growth are the goals of the SGConnect legacy project aimed at ensuring that the region’s... Nov 19, 2018

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Education in Singapore

Education pioneers talent development & industry 4.0 economy


Education pioneers talent development & industry 4.0 economy

As Singapore proceeds on its Future Economy journey, facing technological disruption, equipping students with essential skills plays an essential... Nov 16, 2018

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Keppel Urban Solutions

Sustaining Growth, Empowering Lives and Nurturing Communities


Sustaining Growth, Empowering Lives and Nurturing Communities

In the 53 years since its independence, Singapore’s transformation has been nothing short of miraculous. Today, it is the world’s... Nov 15, 2018

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Banking, Singapore

ASEAN’S economic growth increases demand for financing


ASEAN’S economic growth increases demand for financing
UOB launched its locally-incorporated subsidiary in Vietnam in August 2018, the first Singapore bank to do so, reaffirming its commitment to supporting the country’s economic growth.

Singapore’s financial service providers are buttressing ASEAN’s development, helping companies internationalize through cross-border... Nov 14, 2018

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Industry 4.0, Singapore

Manufacturers capitalize on Industry 4.0 to boost productivity


Manufacturers capitalize on Industry 4.0 to boost productivity

The manufacturing sector will adopt IoT, robotics, AI and AR among a suite of technologies that will transform business and enable long-term... Nov 14, 2018

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Value-creation economy, Singapore

City-state takes innovative steps towards value creation economy


City-state takes innovative steps towards value creation economy

With increasing ASEAN integration creating further potential for growth, and the government emphasizing value creation as one of the key pillars... Nov 14, 2018

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Digitalization in Shipping

Digital innovations to spur transformation of maritime and logistics sectors


Digital innovations to spur transformation of maritime and logistics sectors

Singapore is at the forefront of digital technologies and infrastructure in the shipping industry that will help to improve efficiency and... Nov 14, 2018

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Smart Cities, Singapore

Singapore sets the gold standard for Asian smart cities


Singapore sets the gold standard for Asian smart cities

Having built on existing advantages due to its size, organization and political structure, Singapore’s commitment to create a leading... Nov 14, 2018

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Chemicals, Singapore

Chemicals backbone of ASEAN industry


Chemicals backbone of ASEAN industry

Singapore is fifth largest refinery export hub, despite having no natural resources.

 

Nov 14, 2018

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Banking, Singapore

Foreign banks find a base in Singapore


Foreign banks find a base in Singapore

Strategically located to serve the fast-growing Asia Pacific region, Singapore’s well-established business infrastructure, global connectivity... Nov 14, 2018

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FinTech, Singapore

Singapore’s financial sector embraces technological disruption


Singapore’s financial sector embraces technological disruption

Blending finance and technology has become Singapore’s forte, with more than 470 Fintech ventures based in the city-state and over 30... Nov 14, 2018

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BANGE Bank

Banking on Equatorial Guinea

Banking on Equatorial Guinea
Señor Don Martín Crisanto
PCA de BANGE

The Worldfolio sits down with Martin Cristanto to discuss the banking sector in Equatorial... Mar 18, 2019


Equatorial Guinea

Fifty years of progress

Fifty years of progress
Excmo. Sr. D. Francisco Pascual Obama Asue
Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister

Francisco Pascual Obama Asue, Equatorial Guinea Prime Minister, discusses the progress made... Mar 14, 2019


Real Estate, Japan

High-rising opportunities in Japanese real estate

High-rising opportunities in Japanese real estate
Mr. Toshiyuki Sonobe
President of DAIBIRU CORPORATION

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Toshiyuki Sonobe of Daibiru Corporation discusses... Mar 06, 2019


Equatorial Guinea

Recovery in full swing

Recovery in full swing
Mariola Bindang Obiang
General Director of Holding 2020

After having been severely impacted by the oil price crisis, Equatorial Guinea’s economy... Mar 01, 2019


J-TREC, Japan

Helping Asia advance at bullet speed

Helping Asia advance at bullet speed
Naoto Miyashita
President and Representative Director of J-TREC (JAPAN TRANSPORT ENGINEERING COMPANY)

In this interview with The Worldfolio, Naoto Miyashita discusses how Japan will expand exports... Feb 28, 2019


Sanwa Shoko, Japan

Cut from a different mold

Cut from a different mold
Mr. Kohei Hori
President of Sanwa Shoko Co., Ltd.

Sanwa Shoko manufactures washing, welding and polishing machines used in the maintenance... Feb 21, 2019


Ogura Clutch, Japan

“The Only One” company in clutch manufacturing

“The Only One” company in clutch manufacturing
Yasuhiro Ogura
President of Ogura Clutch Co., Ltd.

Yashuhiro Ogura, President of Ogura Clutch, the world’s largest manufacturer of electromagnetic... Feb 15, 2019


Yamashima Corp, Japan

Masters of Monozukuri

Masters of Monozukuri
Mr. Naoki Hori
President of Yamashina Corporation

Yamashina Corporation manufactures a wide range of fasteners, bolts, screws, pins, resin,... Feb 14, 2019


OEM, Japan

The future looks bright for Olympia LEDs

The future looks bright for Olympia LEDs
Mr. Junyo Asano
Managing Director of Olympia Lighting Fixtures Industries Ltd.

Olympia designs manufactures and sells Industrial Grade LED Lights & Fixtures for the... Feb 08, 2019


Chemical equipment, Japan

Mixing Technology Leader to Expand in Asia

Mixing Technology Leader to Expand in Asia
Mitsutoshi Nishioka
President and Representative Director of Satake Chemical Equipment Mfg., Ltd.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Mitsutoshi Nishioka, President and Representative... Jan 21, 2019


Japan Real Estate

CapitaLand Japan will grow to be recognized for its strong development capacities

CapitaLand Japan will grow to be recognized for its strong development capacities
Mr. Tan Lai Seng
CapitaLand Group Country Head, Japan

In this interview for The Worldfolio, Mr. Tan Lai Seng, CapitaLand Group Country Head, Japan,... Jan 17, 2019


Nakanishi Metal Works

Client Satisfaction First: NKC’s Winning Motto

Client Satisfaction First: NKC’s Winning Motto
Tatsuo Nakanishi
Representative Director of Nakanishi Metal Works Co., Ltd.

In this interview for the Worldfolio, Tatsuo Nakanishi, President of Nakanishi Metal Works,... Jan 17, 2019


Banshu Electric Equipment

Japanese quality, hand made

Japanese quality, hand made
Akihiko Yoneda
President and CEO of Banshu Electric

Akihiko Yoneda, president and CEO of Banshu Electric, a leader in the manufacture of wire... Dec 21, 2018


Shibata, Japan

State-of-the art rubber products for safety and disaster mitigation

State-of-the art rubber products for safety and disaster mitigation
Mr. Atsuki Shibata
President and CEO of Shibata Industrial Co. Ltd.

Established in 1923, Shibata Industrial is a manufacturer of specialized rubber materials... Dec 14, 2018


Universal View, Japan

A clear vision for the future of ophthalmology

A clear vision for the future of ophthalmology
Mr. TARO SUZUKI
President of UNIVERSAL VIEW Co., Ltd.

Taro Suzuki explains discusses some of Universal View’s groundbreaking technologies,... Dec 11, 2018


Morita, Japan

Cutting-edge equipment for the future of fire fighting

Cutting-edge equipment for the future of fire fighting
Mr. Masahiro Nakajima
Chairman & CEO of MORITA HOLDINGS CORPORATION

Morita has been pioneering fire-fighting technology for more than 110 years and is currently... Dec 11, 2018


Tatsuno Corporation

Energy co-existence: the sustainable future of fueling solutions

Energy co-existence: the sustainable future of fueling solutions
Hiromichi Tatsuno
President of Tatsuno Corporation

Thanks to its commitment to R&D, Tatsuno Corporation, a pioneer in the fuel dispenser... Dec 11, 2018


Toyo Tanso, Japan

The pursuit of unique and innovative carbon products

The pursuit of unique and innovative carbon products
Naotaka Kondo
President of Toyo Tanso Co Ltd

Toyo Tanso was the first company in the world to successfully mass produce large-size isotropic... Dec 11, 2018


Surbana Jurong, Singapore

Bringing its expertise to build an ASEAN for the 21st century

Bringing its expertise to build an ASEAN for the 21st century
Wong Heang Fine
Surbana Jurong Group CEO

With close to 70 years of experience in successful project delivery, the Surbana Jurong... Nov 29, 2018


National University of Singapore

‘NUS has incubated about 25% of all the startups in Singapore’

‘NUS has incubated about 25% of all the startups in Singapore’
Tan Eng Chye
President of National University of Singapore

In this interview, Tan Eng Chye discusses how NUS is helping students to prepare for Singapore’s... Nov 28, 2018


Temasek, Singapore

Temasek: Investing for regional growth

Temasek: Investing for regional growth
Dilhan Pillay Sandrasegara
Deputy Chief Executive Officer of Temasek International

Temasek is a global investment company headquartered in Singapore. With a portfolio spanning... Nov 20, 2018


Prudential Assurance Company Singapore

“Asean Is Still an Underpenetrated Market for Insurance”

“Asean Is Still an Underpenetrated Market for Insurance”
Wilf Blackburn
CEO of Prudential Assurance Company Singapore

The Worldfolio talks with Wilf Blackburn, CEO of Prudential Assurance Company Singapore,... Nov 19, 2018


EDB, Singapore

EDB Touts Singapore’s Attractions to Foreign Investors and It Works

EDB Touts Singapore’s Attractions to Foreign Investors and It Works
Kai Fong Chng
Economic Development Board (EDB) Managing Director Kai Fong Chng

Singapore’s Economic Development Board has a long history of pinpointing the city-state’s... Nov 19, 2018


Singapore Tourism Board

Singapore Tourism Board: Passion Made Possible

Singapore Tourism Board: Passion Made Possible
Melissa Ow
Deputy Chief Executive of the Singapore Tourism Board (STB)

The Singapore Tourism board (STB) is the lead development agency for tourism, one of Singapore’s... Nov 19, 2018



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