Why the world’s first smart highway will most likely be in China

28/01/19 06:55 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

China’s fast-paced growth has resulted in it being one of the most extremely flexible nations in terms of technological integration into existing infrastructure. With its relatively newer institutions and organizations, China can easily adapt existing infrastructure around current and potentially fu...

How much time Asians spend helping their child with education?

14/01/19 04:38 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

NEW DELHI — Indian parents spend far more time helping their child with their education compared to other countries of the world.

According to the report published by Varkey Foundation, parents in lower income and emerging economies are more likely to spend significant amounts of time helping their c...

What is the state of democracy in Asia?

11/12/18 09:11 AM By Nico - Comment(s)

Asia has made strong headways in advancing democracy but still there is a long way to go in some countries.

The Economic Intelligence Unit’s report on Democracy Index is based on five categories: electoral process and pluralism; civil liberties; the functioning of government; political participation;...

China’s Infervision is helping 280 hospitals worldwide detect cancers from images

04/12/18 02:33 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

Beijing-based Infervision is among a handful of artificial intelligence startups around the world racing to improve medical imaging analysis through deep learning, the same technology that powers face recognition and autonomous driving.

Until recently, humans have relied on the trained eyes of d...

Asian shares on defensive as plunging oil prices fan growth worries

26/11/18 02:46 PM By Nico - Comment(s)

TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares were on a slippery slope on Monday as plunging oil prices fanned worries about a dimming outlook for the global economy as investors brace for a crucial meeting between U.S. and Chinese leaders at the end of week.


MSCI's broadest index of Asia-Pacific shares outsi...