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JAKARTA, Nov 17, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Indonesia and Brunei Darussalam agreed, during a bilateral meeting last week, to improve the system of placing and protecting Indonesian domestic helpers employed in Brunei, a Manpower ministry official said. The governments of the two countries are currently drafting a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) on the placement and protection of Indonesian domestic helpers working in Brunei, Director of Overseas Labor Placement of the Manpower Ministry Soes Hindharno said here on Monday. "The discussion about the MoU is important for the two countries, particularly in providing certainty to Indonesian migrant workers, employers and placement agencies in each country," he said. At the bilateral meeting held in Jakarta on November 9-10, both countries agreed to several points about the discussion to be included in the draft MoU, he said.... (more)

HubSpot Releases Inaugural Asia Report on Marketing Trends

State of Inbound Asia 2015 reveals Asia's focus on ROI, and Inbound Marketing Driving Higher Budgets and Better Returns SINGAPORE, Nov 12, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - HubSpot, a leader in marketing and sales automation technology, today published its first-ever annual State of Inbound Asia report. The report reveals top of mind issues for marketers in Asia and compares them with issues faced by marketers globally. A key finding of the report shows that while measuring return on investment (ROI) and securing budget are the top challenges across all the regions surveyed, creating conte... (more)

Eisai to Provide Diethylcarbamazine Citrate Tablets Free of Charge for Use in National Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Campaign in Indonesia

TOKYO, Oct 5, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Eisai Co., Ltd. (Headquarters: Tokyo, CEO: Haruo Naito, "Eisai") announced today that it has provided 151 million 100 mg tablets of the lymphatic filariasis treatment diethylcarbamazine citrate (DEC) free of charge for use in mass drug administration (MDA) conducted through the BELKAGA (Bulan Eliminasi Kaki Gajah: Lymphatic Filariasis Elimination Month) campaign being promoted by the Government of Indonesia. Lymphatic filariasis, commonly known as elephantiasis, is a parasitic disease that is transmitted to humans by the bite of a mosquito. O... (more)

HP Officially Dismissed Leo Apotheker and Appointed Whitman as CEO

According to the recent report of China-telecommunications.com, HP's board ousted CEO Leo Apotheker and appointed the former CEO of eBay Meg Whitman to succeed Apotheker. This is HP's third time to fire CEO in six years. HP's chairman Ray Ryan said, we are very grateful for Leo Apotheker's efforts and services since he became the CEO of Hewlett-Packard in the last year. HP requires immediate appointment of an independent director. China-telecommunications.com (http://www.china-telecommunications.com/products/) reports that HP's board of directors believes that HP's CEO position r... (more)

NEC launches new HEVC-compatible ultra-low delay codec that enables real-time compression of full HD video

- Achieves low delay compression in approximately 20 milliseconds - VC-870 encoderTOKYO, Sept 2, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the global launch of the VC-870 encoder and VD-870 decoder, a series of ultra-low delay codec that enable real-time compression of full HD (1,920 x 1,080 pixel) digital video. These new products support High Efficiency Video Coding (HEVC), the latest international video coding standard, which doubles compression efficiency in comparison with the conventional H.264 standard. Since the data volume required for a full... (more)