Google announced data centers in HK, Singapore and Taiwan 2 years ago. Three is a good number when you want to create a high availability service, because sometimes the third has problems. And in Google’s case they confirmed they will not open up Hong Kong reported in WSJ.
Google Scraps Plan to Build Hong Kong Data Center
“While we see tremendous opportunity and potential in Hong Kong…we will not be moving ahead with this project,” Taj Meadows, Asia-Pacific policy communications manager, told The Wall Street Journal on Tuesday
We’ll see if Google chooses another location in Asia Pacific.
Although when you look at a map it looks like Middle East would be a place sometime in the future.