SINGAPORE (BBC) : Google has opened its first ever data centres in Asia as it looks to boost its growth further in the region. The move comes as a growing number of people in Asia - which is home to more than half of the world’s population - are getting connected to the internet. Google said that having data centre in Asia will help it to provide faster and “more reliable” access to its tools and services to users in the region. The two new centres are based in Taiwan and Singapore.