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Candice Kumai to Serve as Kirin Brand Ambassador

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Candice Kumai to Serve as Kirin Brand Ambassador

Beer brand Kirin announced Monday it has partnered with celebrity chef and Top Chef contestant, Candice Kumai, to share Japanese-style beer pairings with foodies. The partnership kicks off at the National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, D.C. where Kirin and Kumai will offer Japanese-style beers and a special frosty Japanese serving method to attendees. With [...]

Soha Ali Khan and Neha Dhupia Sport #WillsFashionTag

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Soha Ali Khan and Neha Dhupia Sport #WillsFashionTag

The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week claims to be the first fashion event for implementing RFID (Radio-Frequency Identification) technology through its #WillsFashionTag. The Wills Lifestyle India Fashion Week AW’14 took place from March 26-30, 2014 in New Delhi, India. Bollywood (Mumbai-based Indian film industry) actresses Soha Ali Khan and Neha Dhupia were spotted wearing these [...]

Poachers Stole Turtles for Sexual Benefits. What Happened Next Shocked Them.

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Poachers Stole Turtles for Sexual Benefits. What Happened Next Shocked Them.

These poachers in India’s capital New Delhi planned to kill stolen turtles for meat, which is consumed under the mythical belief that it has aphrodisiac (that stimulates sexual desire) properties. Also, the carapace and the plastron of the endangered turtles is dried and powdered and then sold off to Bangladesh and South East Asian countries [...]

Hyundai Hosts Live Screening of T20 Cricket Matches

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Hyundai Hosts Live Screening of T20 Cricket Matches

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company and the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC), announced Tuesday the live screening of all ICC World T20 matches till April 06, 2014 at Hyundai ICC Fan Parks in nine cities across India. Hyundai Motor India will stage its newly launched compact sedan [...]

Orchestra Festival at Incheon Airport in Korea

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Orchestra Festival at Incheon Airport in Korea

As part of its program to present cultural performances and art exhibitions year round, Incheon International Airport is offering a special music festival for this spring. It features world-famous artists to celebrate its 13th anniversary. They include virtuoso violinist Maxim Fedotov, Korean traditional singer Jang Sa-ik, and actor Kim Tae-woo. For this spring, the airport [...]

Amway Plans Manufacturing Facility in Vietnam

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Amway Plans Manufacturing Facility in Vietnam

Direct selling company Amway broke ground Friday on a new $25 million manufacturing facility in Binh Duong, Vietnam. Scheduled for completion in 2015, the new facility will produce the company’s Nutrilite brand of vitamins and dietary supplements. The Binh Duong facility will be the company’s second manufacturing site in Vietnam. Its other manufacturing facility is [...]

Asia Cruise Fund to Develop the Asian Market

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Asia Cruise Fund to Develop the Asian Market

“Asia Cruise Fund” was announced at Cruise Shipping Miami by Philip Yung, Commissioner for Tourism of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (SAR) Government, Anthony Lau, Executive Director of the Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), and Dr. Wayne Liu, Deputy Director-General of the Taiwan Tourism Bureau (TTB). Initiated by the HKTB and the TTB, the [...]

MLB Launches Opening Series in Sydney

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MLB Launches Opening Series in Sydney

Sydney, Australia welcomed Major League Baseball (MLB) stars from the Arizona Diamondbacks and Los Angeles Dodgers this week, ahead of this weekend’s historic MLB Opening Series at the Sydney Cricket Ground (SCG). The players took time out of their preparation for the games to enjoy the best of Sydney. The Los Angeles Dodgers visited the [...]

Hyundai’s ‘First Ball’ for ICC World T20 Cricket

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Hyundai’s ‘First Ball’ for ICC World T20 Cricket

Hyundai Motor India Limited (HMIL), a subsidiary of Hyundai Motor Company, the official partner for International Cricket Council (ICC) handed over the ‘First Ball’ on Sunday for the ICC World T20 2014. Hyundai holds the exclusive rights for the First Ball Handover before the opening match between Bangladesh and Afghanistan. Sachin Tendulkar: The Man Cricket [...]

Sri Lanka Enters World T20 Cricket Event as Top Team

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Sri Lanka Enters World T20 Cricket Event as Top Team

Sri Lanka will start the ICC World Twenty20 Bangladesh – which runs from today, 16 March, to 6 April – as the number-one ranked side on the Reliance ICC T20I Team Rankings Table. Sri Lanka, runner-up in 2009 and 2012, is atop the table with 129 ratings points, leading number-two ranked and 2007 champion India [...]

Delta Volunteers Build Homes in Philippines

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Delta Volunteers Build Homes in Philippines

Delta Air Lines (NYSE: DAL) and Habitat for Humanity International are joining forces March 7-16, to help build 10 Habitat homes in Quezon City, outside the capital of Manila, as part of Delta’s Force for Global Good program to effect positive local and global change. This year’s volunteers come from 16 cities throughout the U.S. [...]

Conde Nast Traveler Ranks Vivanta by Taj at No. 3

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Conde Nast Traveler Ranks Vivanta by Taj at No. 3

Conde Nast Traveler US declared Vivanta by Taj as 3rd best hotel in the world in its 16th Annual Business Travel Awards 2013. Equation Research asked Conde´ Nast Traveller readers identified as business travellers to rate hotels, hotel brands, and airlines as excellent, very good, good, fair, or poor on a variety of criteria. Final [...]