Proposed Amendments to the DotAsia Articles of Association 2023

The background We have observed recent challenges to the governance of DotAsia, AFRINIC, APNIC and other Internet community institutions from hostile entities. In the Board’s view, the time is right for DotAsia to reinforce our governance structure to ensure that the...

Special Advisory on .ASIA Charter Eligibility Requirement and IDN Variant Policies

On Aug 1, 2023, the .ASIA registry system operated by our Backend Registry Services Provider Identity Digital (formerly Afilias) will be upgraded. This special advisory addresses two techno-policy changes to the system: 1) .ASIA Charter Eligibility Requirement; 2) .ASIA CJK (Chinese, Japanese & Korean) IDN Policies

Special Advisory on DotAsia Leadership Succession Planning

Date Issued: Sep 16, 2022 Dear DotAsia Members and other Internet community members, This is a special advisory issued in response to online media report regarding the succession planning of the DotAsia leadership. We express our position that the DotAsia Board and...
.Kids TLD Registrations Begin Today with Brands First

.Kids TLD Registrations Begin Today with Brands First

DotKids Foundation, registry operator for the new “.kids” top-level-domain (TLD), is pleased to announce the commencement of registration for the .kids community TLD.  .Kids is the first TLD dedicated to the best interests of kids, so that parents can rest assured that their kids safety online is taken to heart. 

Comment Period Open – .ASIA Community Reserved Names Policy

In response to community suggestions for protection of active .Asia domain names used for community purposes that aligns with the DotAsia vision and mission ( and the global Asia Pacific Internet...