From Asia / For Asia
From.Asia/For.Asia is our philosophy. Proceeds from every “.Asia” domain name sale help support our Community Projects contributing to Internet education and advancement in Asia. While cultivating the “.Asia” domain space is at the heart of our mission, our core mandate is to promote Internet development in Asia.
About DotAsia Organisation
DotAsia Organisation is a not-for-profit, community membership-based organization headquartered in Hong Kong. We are the Registry Operator for the .Asia top-level-domain (TLD) – the designated web address for Asia and Asian communities worldwide.
Our Vision & Mission
The Vision of DotAsia is to create a globally visible domain that embodies the successful, cooperative atmosphere established within the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific Internet community to accelerate the overall growth of the region.
The Mission of DotAsia is:
- To sponsor, establish and operate a regional Internet namespace with global recognition and regional significance, dedicated to the needs of the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific Internet community.
- To reinvest surpluses in socio-technological advancement initiatives relevant to the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific Internet community; and,
- To operate a viable not-for-profit initiative that is a technically advanced, world-class TLD registry for the Pan-Asia and Asia-Pacific community.
Over the Years
Pioneer Domains Program
Pioneer Domains Program: Let Your Ideas Take Flight!
The Pioneer Domains Program — pioneer.domains.asia — was conceived to encourage visionaries from all fields to design innovative and relevant websites with the best .Asia domains…
The Beginning – A Brilliant Sunrise & Landrush
Going hand in hand with our mission, before going Live (first-come-first-serve registration) on March 26, 2008, DotAsia successfully completed the Sunrise and Landrush periods from October 9, 2007 to March 12, 2008…
.Asia Landrush phase
Celebrities, Companies & Charitable Institutions adopt .Asia as their Internet home in Asia …
.Asia Go Live!
.Asia Landrush Closes with Half a Million Domain Name Applications
.Asia registry will Go Live on March 26, domain names will be available on a First-Come-First-Served basis …
Launch of NetMission.Asia
25 Top Students to be Selected for the NetMission.Asia Program
Recruitment is underway for young volunteers from Hong Kong’s top tertiary institutes and universities to take part in the NetMission Ambassadors Program …
Afilias and DotAsia Collaborate on DNSSEC Implementation for .ASIA
.ASIA top-level domain is one of the pioneer domain registries in Asia to enable the secure DNS standard …
DotAsia Organisation is proud to announce its new venture in Macao to support the Macao government in the operation of the “.MO” top-level-domain …
Launch Internationalized Domain Names (IDN)
Launch Internationalized Domain Names (IDN) in Chinese, Japanese and Korean
Asia is continuing its rapid growth as the world’s most populated Internet marketplace, with an expectation to expand to more than 2 billion Internet users in 2013 …
DotAsia Releases Premium 1&2 Character and 3&4 Numeric Domains via Auction
1&2 Character and 3&4 Numeric .Asia Domains Available Soon
DotAsia announced today the release of never before registered, 1&2 character and 3&4 numeric .Asia domains. Premium domains such as 8.asia, 28.asia, and X.asia, while 3&4 numeric domains such as 2013.asia, 888.asia, and 777.asia will be …
DotAsia Forms Sister Company Namesphere for New Top-level-domain Applications
We navigate the Internet by using names. Whether you are directly typing in a domain name (e.g. www.domains.asia) or if you browse by click, shoot or search, domain names are the underlying addressing system for Internet …
DotAsia Partners with Asian film Awards
Inaugurated in 2007, the Asian Film Awards (AFA) celebrates excellence in Asian cinema through the annual presentation of awards to the many diverse talents and films that make up the dynamic film industries …
Ajitora Joins .Asia as Mascot and Stakeholder Engagement Manager
Ajitora Appointed as a Tx2 Ambassador in January 2016
The Tx2 goals are supported by other organizations including Global Tiger Forum (GTF), World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF) and TRAFFIC …
.Asia Updates Charter Eligibility Requirements
Recently the .asia top level domain made a number of changes to eligibility, the main one being to enable anyone, anywhere with an interest in Asia to register a .asia domain name …
DotAsia Publishes Youth Mobility Index
DotAsia Releases its Findings for Youth Mobility Index Report in Asia
To commemorate its 10th year anniversary, operator of the .Asia regional top-level-domain, today released its first annual ‘Youth Mobility Index (YMI.Asia)’ report …
.Asia TLD now Licensed for Sale in China
DotAsia Organisation Ltd, operator of the .Asia regional top-level-domain is pleased to announce that the .Asia extension has received accreditation from China’s Ministry of Industry and Information Technology (MIIT) to once again market in China …
DotAsia Organisation Governance Enhancement
DotAsia Announces Organizational Governance Enhancements
The DotAsia Board is pleased to announce a series of governance enhancements to the DotAsia Organisation…