Other Asia


2.7 Taiwan

According to IMF statistics, Taiwan recorded real GDP growth of 4.0% in 2011, less than half the 10.7% growth recorded in 2010 but still comparatively strong amid the global economic depression. Taiwa...


Toshiba Carrier and Fujitsu General to Form JV for Compresso

Toshiba Carrier, Fujitsu General, and Fujitsu General’s manufacturing subsidiary FGA (Thailand) recently announced an agreement to form a joint venture in Thailand to manufacture twin rotary compresso...


Vietnam Gets Funding Support to Phase Out Ozone-depleting Su

WASHINGTON, November 14, 2012 - Yesterday the World Bank approved a US$9.76 million grant from the Multilateral Fund for the Implementation of the Montreal Protocol to support Vietnam’s efforts in phasing-out Hydrochlorofluorocarbons (HCFCs) - the ozone-depleting subtances with high global warming potential - between January 1, 2013 and January 1, 2015. This initiative builds on an existing progra...


Solar-powered cold storage for Indonesian fishing villages

14/11/2012 It is widely accepted that fishing and farming communities can substantially increase their income when refrigeration is available. However, in developing countries, energy grids can be un...


Toshiba Opens Washer Plant in Indonesia

Nov 9, 2012 Toshiba celebrated the official opening of its new washing machine factory in the East Jakarta Industrial Park in Indonesia. The plant is operated by P.T. Toshiba Consumer Products Indones...


Asian Development Bank and IEA hold joint workshops on low-c

First such co-operation between agencies draws more than 50 government and industry participants from across Asia   31 October 2012 The Manila workshops drew participants from more than 15 cou...


Fujitsu Ltd. : Joint Venture in Thailand to Manufacture Comp

Toshiba Carrier and Fujitsu General Announce  JAPAN, Oct. 26, 2012 - Toshiba Carrier Corporation, Fujitsu General Limited and its manufacturing subsidiary FGA (Thailand) Co., Ltd., announced toda...


Singapore delegation visits BSRIA

Oct 8, 2012 A group of senior officials from the Building & Construction Authority (BCA) along with representatives from other public agencies, as well as several large builders and MEP subcontrac...


Toshiba Cools Modular Data Centers in Tropical Climates

Toshiba announced that the company and its partner, Nanyang Technological University (NTU), opened a pilot green modular data center to demonstrate the practicality and cost-effectiveness of the solut...

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