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Cebu Pacific orders more A321s

Seven A321ceo to meet growth on domestic and regional services


Cebu Pacific of the Philippines has placed an order with Airbus for seven A321ceo to meet ongoing strong growth on its domestic and regional network. The latest contract comes on top of an existing order for 32 A321neo. The aircraft will start joining the carrier’s fleet next year.



French miner signs Guinea bauxite deal with Franco-Asian consortium

France's Alliance Miniere Responsable (AMR) signed a deal Wednesday with a Franco-Asian consortium to exploit bauxite in a western Guinean city that was recently the target of deadly protests against mining firms.


Societe Miniere de Boke (SMB), a joint French-Chinese-Singaporean venture, has been operating in the city of Boke since 2014, and completed the deal with AMR at a Conakry hotel, an AFP journalist present said.


Bolloré Logistics Awarded at the China Offshore Convention in Shenzhen

On behalf of Bolloré Logistics’ Oil & Gas teams, Mr. Bruce Boudailler - Regional Director Oil & Gas at Bolloré Logistics Asia-Pacific - receives the “Outstanding Offshore Logistics Contractor of the Year” at the 14th China Offshore Convention (Shenzhen), from the hands of Mr. Weiping Hu, President of China Overseas Development Association.



Opening of Societe Generale Securities (Thailand) Ltd

As part of our ambition to grow the business in South East Asia, I am very pleased to inform that we have opened a new office in Bangkok. Societe Generale Securities (Thailand) Ltd holds a Type B Securities License and will focus on offering fixed income products to financial institutions.


French Chamber launches Smart Health platform to connect innovative French healthcare actors to Singapore

  • Platform brings together 35 French players, 150 products and services, organised in 4 clusters that seek to address Singapore’s healthcare challenges
  • A wide range of innovative solutions presented through 9 citizens’ journeys, charting the experiences and needs of patients, wellness consumers and healthcare professionals
  • Objective of the platform is to facilitate discussion and development of value-added solutions with local stakeholders

Alstom and NTL launch Aptis, a new, 100% electric experience of mobility

In March this year, Alstom and NTL announced a new product, Aptis, an innovative mobility solution. As cities are looking for smarter, more efficient and more connected means of transportation, Aptis has already attracted the interest of customers in Europe. In France, STIF has decided to launch two trials, one of which is with RATP. Aptis will undergo test runs in Paris and in the Ile-de-France region during the second half of 2017.


Wavecell raises USD 8.15M in oversubscribed Series B funding round to strengthen cloud communications market leadership in Asia-Pacific

Wavecell, Asia’s leading cloud communications platform, today announced that it has secured USD 8.15 million (SGD 11.3 million) in a Series B funding round. The round was led by Qualgro, one of the leading venture capital firms in Southeast Asia, and MDI Ventures, the corporate venture capital arm of Telkom Indonesia. Previous investors Wavemaker Partners and other new investors also joined this round, further affirming Wavecell’s cloud communications leadership in Southeast Asia.


Bolloré Logistics Singapore Unveils Plan for S$10 Million State-of-the-art Logistics Automation Facility with French Luxury Products Group LVMH

  • S$10 million investment between Bolloré Logistics and LVMH as part of an innovative solution and long-term partnership to increase productivity and efficiency
  • 20,000 square meter high-tech automation facility featuring a 12,000 tote multi-shuttle system from Dematic to increase space efficiency and improve throughput by up to 10 times more compared to conventional warehousing methods