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JAKARTA, Mar 30, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Indonesian President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) has invited Chinese investors to develop cooperation in the field of maritime as both countries share a common vision for the sector. President Jokowi extended the invitation while meeting with Chinese Prime Minister Le Keqiang at the Great Hall of the People, Beijing, on Friday. "I invite you to explore the possibility of developing any idea, initiative or response from China; I would like Chinese investors to participate in Indonesia's infrastructure development, especially in seaports, shipbuilding, and fishing industries," Jokowi said. The President told Prime Minister Li that his meeting with Chinese President Xi Jin Ping earlier on Thursday (26/3) was productive. On Thursday, both presidents signed an agreement on eight strategic and comprehensive partnerships between China and Indone... (more)

Hong Kong Spring Electronics, ICT and Lighting Fairs Coming Soon

Google, Intel, Microsoft, Yahoo to Share Industry Insights HONG KONG, Mar 30, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - A trio of technology-focused trade fairs is set to welcome more than 4,600 exhibitors at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre (HKCEC) next month. The three fairs, organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) are the Hong Kong International Lighting Fair (Spring Edition) from 6 to 9 April as well as the Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Spring Edition) and International ICT Expo, both of which open on 13 April and continue through 16 April. Lighting Fair The seve... (more)

Wrapping carbon nanotubes in polymers enhances their performance

Scientists at Japan's Kyushu University say polymer-wrapped carbon nanotubes hold much promise in biotechnology and energy applications. Carbon nanotubes wrapped in polymer dispersants are used in many fields, including biotechnology and energyTsukuba, Japan, Mar 30, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - Scientists first reported carbon nanotubes in the early 1990s. Since then, these tiny cylinders have been part of the quest to reduce the size of technological devices and their components. Carbon nanotubes (CNTs) have very desirable properties. They are 100 times stronger than steel and one-s... (more)

Honda to Begin Sales of All-New S660 Open-top Sports-type Mini-vehicle

S660 αTOKYO, Mar 30, 2015 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Motor Co., Ltd. will begin sales of the all-new Honda S660, a 2-seater open-top sports car, on April 2, 2015, at dealerships across Japan. In addition, on the same day Honda will begin sales, in a limited quantity, of the S660 CONCEPT EDITION, a special model that commemorates the market launch of the S660. Only 660 units of this special edition will be sold in Japan. Under the keyword of "Heart Beat Sport," the development team pursued a full-fledged sports car that offers excitement and a heart-throbbing experience in everythin... (more)

ULVAC Announces World's First, Low Temperature PZT Sputtering Technology

Developed for piezoelectric MEMS device integrated on CMOS Chigasaki, Kanagawa, Japan, Mar 30, 2015 - (ACN Newswire) - ULVAC, Inc. (Headquarters: Chigasaki, Kanagawa; President and CEO: Hisaharu Obinata; hereafter referred to as ULVAC) today announced industry's first* low temperature PZT sputtering technology in mass production scale enabling future advanced MEMS device integrated on CMOS which will be the mainstream of next generation MEMS devices. Background Today many sensors such as accelerometers, gyros, and pressure sensors are widely used inside high performance smart phone... (more)