The cosmetics market in South East Asia comprises of Burma, Cambodia, East Timor, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Myanmar, Philippines, Singapore, Thailand, Timor Leste, and Vietnam.
16-Sep-2014 - Nearly half of all recent tropical deforestation is the result of illegal clearing for commercial agriculture, according to a new report, with a large amount of it in Indonesia being...
12-Aug-2014 - In one of its first major sustainability initiatives since the company’s sourcing of palm oil came under major public scrutiny, Proctor & Gamble has launched a new research program in...
11-Aug-2014 - Skin care specialist Nu Skin says continued problems in its China operations have weighed heavily on its second quarter results, causing revenues and profits to fall.
06-Aug-2014 - The in-cosmetics Asia event this year will see the educational programme be completely free for the first time in its history, with a country focus on Japan, and regulations being...
15-Jul-2014 - Switzerland-based cosmetic ingredients company Induchem has announced the opening of its first official sales office in Singapore.
09-Jul-2014 - As the personal care industry, among others, looks to ensure sustainable sourcing and practice, GreenPalm announces the trade of its eleven millionth certificate this month.
19-Jun-2014 - The Health Ministry of Malaysia has advised consumers in the country against buying two specific cosmetic products, claiming they both contain potentially toxic ingredients.
11-Jun-2014 - During its upcoming expansion into Australia, international beauty brand Sephora will focus on young and male consumers, the brand has said.
10-Jun-2014 - Perfumer Josh Lee had put Malaysia on the map with his ability to create bespoke formulations, the latest being eau de toilette “Georgetown”, a scent said to replicate the Pearl...
10-Jun-2014 - The Roundtable on Sustainable Palm Oil (RSPO) and the Indonesian Vice Minister of Trade have announced that they are open to a collaboration to produce a joint sustainable palm oil...
04-Jun-2014 - Japan will follow in the footsteps of Korea in 2013, and will be the country focus at this year’s in-cosmetics Asia event, held in Bangkok, November 4-6.
03-Jun-2014 - The Federal Board of Revenue has proposed a 10% Federal Excise Duty (FED) on cosmetics, paints and varnishes in its 2014/15 budget.
28-May-2014 - The business of men’s cosmetic goods grew to more than Rs 3 billion in Nepal in 2013 with fairness creams and face washes with the likes of Emami Fair, Nivea...
21-May-2014 - According to the Malaysian Palm Oil Association, the weather phenomenon referred to as ‘El Nino’ will have no immediate effect on palm oil output in the country.
14-May-2014 - The uptake of certified sustainable palm oil has seen a 49% increase in the first quarter of 2014 compared to last year which many believe is a positive landmark for...
08-May-2014 - IMAN cosmetics is set to sponsor the 2014 New York Indian Film Festival, in what the company is calling an effort to target South Asian women.
07-May-2014 - Regional experts predict Japan’s knack for innovating product textures, concepts and formulas, particularly in the hair and skin care segments, will be tempting consumers from its fellow markets.
27-Mar-2014 - Colgate-Palmolive has become the latest company to join the movement towards deforestation-free palm oil, which many believe adds weight to the movement towards a more sustainable industry.
13-Mar-2014 - Cosmetics e-commerce provider Luxola is set to expand deeper into new ASEAN markets after securing a new capital and business alliance with Japan-based investment company transcomos.
26-Feb-2014 - Japanese conglomerate Showa Denko is targeting growth in its personal care division through further expansion into the China market and other countries in the Asia Pacific region.
26-Feb-2014 - Consumer goods giant Procter & Gamble has been targeting the Southeast Asia market in a bid to profit from the region’s growth, and balance stagnant sales in the West.
13-Feb-2014 - Specialty chemical player Solvay Novecare has opened a new innovation centre in Singapore, which will serve its customers in the Asia Pacific region.
13-Feb-2014 - The global Halal cosmetics market continues to grow thanks to the rising Muslim population in the Asia-Pacific region which has seen Halal production and consumption increase.
13-Feb-2014 - In an effort to strengthen its footprint in every category of the cosmetics sector, Indian beauty and wellness brand VLCC is set to invest Tk 140 crore in Bangladesh by 2016.
12-Feb-2014 - Having just announced strong financial results, direct sales cosmetics and nutritional products player Amway has revealed extensive investment plans that include significant expansion into the Asia Pacific region.