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Raffles Family Office, His Highness Sheikh Ali Rashed Ali Saeed Al Maktoum's Private Office, and National Cooperation New Energy Sign Trilateral MoU for Dubai's Renewable Energy Infrastructure Development

First-Of-Its-Kind Partnership Harnessing the Opportunities Arising from the Tightening Economic Ties Between China and The Middle East HONG KONG SAR & DUBAI, UAE - Media OutReach Newswire - 8 February 2024 - Raffles Family Office ("RFO"), the private office of His Highness Sheikh Ali Rashed Ali Saeed Al Maktoum("HH Private Office"), a member of a ruling Royal Family of Dubai, United Arab Emirates (U.A.E.), and National Cooperation New Energy Ltd ("NCNE") announced the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding ("MoU") that aims at fostering the advancement of Dubai's renewable energy infrastructure. The trilateral MoU is a first-of-its-kind partnership which joins forces of APAC's leading multi-family office, a ruling royal family of Dubai and a leading EV infrastructure company. This ......read more

AGTech Holdings Limited (8279.HK) Acquires Controlling Stake in Ant Bank (Macao) Limited for MOP243 Million

MACAU SAR - EQS Newswire - 8 February 2024 - AGTech Holdings Limited (8279.HK, hereinafter referred to as "AGTech") announced on February 8, 2024, that it would acquire existing shares and subscribe new shares of Ant Bank (Macao) Limited ("Ant Bank (Macao)"), thus increasing its stake to 51.5% for a total consideration of MOP243 million (collectively, the "Transaction"), subject to regulatory approval. SGM (special general meeting) will be held to consider and approve the resolutions in relation to the Transaction and the potential continuing connected transactions. The completion of the Transaction is conditional upon certain conditions precedent. Once the Transaction is completed, Ant Bank (Macao) will become an indirect non-wholly owned subsidiary of AGTech, and its financial statements will be ......read more

Inaugural Consumer AI Awards Recognizes Excellence and Innovation in Consumer AI Technology Worldwide

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach Newswire - 8 February 2024 - Today marks the official launch of the Consumer AI Awards, a brand-new initiative designed to recognize and celebrate exceptional achievements in consumer AI technology across seven categories globally. The inaugural edition of Consumer AI Awards will provide a broad spectrum for different AI projects to be acclaimed while emphasizing the vast potential that artificial intelligence holds. This dynamic platform encourages connection among industry leaders and enthusiasts alike while fostering exploration and celebration within the ever-evolving field of AI. Driven by a team with combined background experience of over 30 years in consumer technology, public relations, marketing and SEO, the Consumer AI Awards' mission is to spotlight and celebrate groundbreaking AI advancements ......read more

Motorola Solutions Joins Forces with Google Cloud to Advance Safety and Security

Motorola Solutions to leverage Google Cloud to help accelerate innovation for public safety and enterprise securityCHICAGO, USA – EQS Newswire - 8 February 2024 - Motorola Solutions (NYSE: MSI) (www.MotorolaSolutions.com) and Google Cloud today announced a strategic, multi-year agreement that will focus on innovating cloud solutions across Motorola Solutions' safety and security technologies. With Google Cloud's infrastructure, Motorola Solutions will prioritize the advancement of assistive intelligence, including highly accurate and reliable video content delivery, mapping and AI capabilities, to help address real-world safety challenges. "From communities to businesses, our customers rely on us to help create a safer future," said Mahesh Saptharishi, executive vice president and chief technology officer of Motorola ......read more

King Power Celebrates the Beginning of The New Year with A Dazzling "Kingdom of Dragons" Experience "King Power Chinese New Year 2024"

BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach Newswire - 9 February 2024 - King Power marks the beginning of the new year with festivities heralding a fresh start. The travel-retail giant unveils a spectacle commemorating the grandeur of the Chinese New Year, ushering in the auspicious Year of the Dragon, and bringing everyone into a joyous celebration of new beginnings through the event: "King Power Chinese New Year 2024. Power Your Luck, Power Your Life."

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Wenchang, Hainan Takes Flight as the Visionary "City of the Future" Igniting a Thriving Aerospace Industry

WENCHANG, CHINA - Media OutReach Newswire - 9 February 2024 - On January 17th 2024, the Long March-7 Y8, carrying the Tianzhou-7 cargo spacecraft, was successfully launched. An increasing number of "space fans" are coming to Wenchang, Hainan Province, the site of China's youngest spaceport, to see the rockets, and the city's space-themed tourism is becoming more and more popular. The 2,100-year-old town in the northeastern part of Hainan Island is becoming "China's version of Cape Canaveral".

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WealthReach Finance to Improve Customer Experience with AI and Digital Communications

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 9 February 2024 - In the face of rapid technological advancement and with the dedication to offer customers high-quality and speedy 24-hour loan services. Wealth Reach Finance Limited (??????) has introduced a cutting-edge integrated customer communication system that leverages artificial intelligence across major social communication platforms, including WhatsApp, Facebook Messenger, and Instagram. This initiative aims to improve the loan service and customer experience across various communication channels, allowing for enhanced marketing and sales automation. It also empowers frontline staff to address customer loan requests efficiently and with greater mobility. Customer service specialists at Wealth Reach Finance Limited can access the company's database via smartphones or computers, ......read more

Bright Day Divorce Consultancy Announced Expansion plans into the Greater Bay Area

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 9 February 2024 - Since 2013, Bright Day Divorce Consultancy has established a commitment to delivering high-quality, accessible divorce counseling services to diverse sectors within the Hong Kong community. With ambitions to broaden its reach, the consultancy has announced expansion plans into the Greater Bay Area, which includes Guangdong, Hong Kong, and Macau, responding to the increasing demand for its specialized divorce services in the region. Lucas, the Business Development Manager, notes the Greater Bay Area's rapid growth and dynamism present significant opportunities for the firm. Bright Day aims to provide the essential divorce counseling guidance needed by clients from China and Hong Kong. As part of its expansion efforts, the firm will extend its services to Shenzhen, offering a ......read more

SiegFund Introduces a new Prop Challenge – The Path to Trading Triumph

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - SiegFund announces the launch of its revolutionary Financial Service in Q1 2024. Participants have the opportunity to trade up to $400,000 on their SiegFund Account, with the added benefit of receiving up to 90% of profits. The platform invites traders of all types to embark on a transformative journey, challenge their skills, and explore the innovative trading opportunities that SiegFund offers. With a commitment to revolutionizing the financial landscape, SiegFund aims to provide a diverse and inclusive space where traders can thrive, learn, and achieve their financial goals. Besides SiegFund Academy, there are two innovative challenge modules to suit different trader personalities, here is a quick quiz to identify which challenge is the best match. ......read more

XTransfer Actively Supports "Singapore Valley Awards" Student Internship Program

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - XTransfer, World's Leading & China's No.1 B2B Cross-Border Trade Payment Platform, was recently invited to the Singapore Valley Awards (SVA) ceremony. Violas Xiao, XTransfer Local CEO of Singapore, represented the company at the event and had a friendly conversation with the Singapore Minister of Education, Chan Chun Sing. In the future, XTransfer will actively provide internship and job opportunities for Singaporean students, promoting talent exchange and development between China and Singapore. The organisers of the Singapore Valley Awards warmly welcome XTransfer's participation in this event.

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VinFast to participate in Indonesia International Motor Show 2024 and officially launch in Indonesia

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - VinFast Auto (Nasdaq: VFS) today announces its participation in the Indonesia International Motor Show (IIMS) 2024, held February 15 to 25. The event marks the brand's launch in Indonesia and a significant milestone in VinFast's global expansion.

At IIMS 2024, VinFast will display a range of electric vehicles across various segments. This is also the first time VinFast will introduce right-hand drive electric vehicle models to the international market, affirming its strong dedication to making electric vehicles accessible to everyone. ......read more

Celebrate the New Year with the Guinness World Record-breaking 33-meter-long Flying Balloon Dragon in Hong Kong tmtplaza

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - In celebration of the Year of the Dragon, the "Blessings of the Auspicious Dragon" event at tmtplaza, under the Hong Kong Sino Group, features a festive decoration of a flying dragon made from over 38,000 biodegradable rubber balloons. Renowned local balloon artist Pang Sze Tai Wilson, who has won the World Balloon Convention twice, was specially invited to lead the creation of this artwork alongside his teacher, Taiwanese artist Ho Kun-Lung, Shandong artist Qu Xusheng and students from the City University of Hong Kong balloon art club and The Methodist Lee Wai Lee College, showcasing the spirit of heritage and innovation through balloon art to present Chinese traditional culture. The achievement of this endeavor has successfully broken the Guinness World Record for ......read more

Melco continues lead among integrated resorts in Asia with the greatest number of stars attained in 2024 Forbes Travel Guide

MACAU SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - Melco Resorts & Entertainment's various hotels, restaurants and spas across its portfolio in Asia have been honored by 2024 Forbes Travel Guide (FTG), with the Company continuing its lead among integrated resorts in Asia with the greatest number of stars achieved. The renowned FTG star rating service and online travel guide bestowed Melco a total of 16 Five-Star awards across the Company's properties which include City of Dreams, Studio City, Altira Macau and City of Dreams Manila. Notably, this year marks the 15th successive year that Altira Macau has achieved an FTG Five-Star award across both the Hotel and Spa categories.

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Pearson opens bookings for new PTE Core English proficiency test for Canadian economic migration visa purposes

Philippine test takers can sit PTE Core from February 12 LONDON, UK - Media OutReach Newswire - 8 February 2024 - Pearson, the world's leading learning company, today announced bookings are now open for PTE Core, its newest English language proficiency test. PTE Core received approval from Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada (IRCC) last year and can now be taken to provide proof of English language proficiency for the purposes of permanent economic immigration to Canada or Canadian citizenship. The first PTE Core tests can be taken from February 12 onwards including in test centres in Baguio and Makarti, Philippines. PTE Core is a new addition to the Pearson Test of English portfolio, sharing many of the unique characteristics of PTE Academic. It is a two-hour, computer-based exam taken in a test ......read more

Hefu Noodles Opens Its First Store in Hong Kong, Accelerates Its Market Expansion

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 8 February 2024 – Recently, Hefu Noodles first store in Hong Kong was officially opened at Plaza 2000, 2-4 Russell Street, Causeway Bay, Hong Kong, located in Hong Kong's prime commercial district. The store inherited Hefu Noodles' classic and elegant Chinese interior design, featuring the red fan logo at the entrance. On the first day of opening, the store attracted many Hong Kong diners and had a long queue at the door.

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Economist Impact's Technology for Change Asia to gather Asia-Pacific leaders and delve into the latest technology solutions tackling challenges for businesses and people

Wikipedia founder Jimmy Wales and globally renowned physicist Michio Kaku to feature this yearHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 8 February 2024 - Technology for Change Asia will be held in Hong Kong on February 27th-28th 2024 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong. This marks the beginning of a three-year commitment to stage the annual conference in the city.

The 3rd annual ......read more

The UK Launches ‘Women in STEM' Scholarships under its ASEAN-UK SAGE Programme: Reinforcing the UK and ASEAN's Commitment to Gender Equality and Female Empowerment in STEM

ASEAN-UK SAGE is the UK's flagship education programme in Southeast Asia, supporting girls and marginalised communities to access education and improve foundational learning. SINGAPORE - Media OutReach Newswire - 8 February 2024 - On the International Day of Women and Girls in Science, the UK Government in collaboration with the ASEAN secretariat proudly launched the ASEAN-UK SAGE Women in STEM Scholarships. This initiative aims to address gender disparities in STEM education and employment within ASEAN countries and Timor-Leste. While girls outperform boys in mathematics and science in primary and secondary education across ASEAN countries, a gender gap starts to appear in tertiary STEM education with only 19.3% of women obtaining STEM degrees compared to 39.8% of men1. The 2022 UN progress report on SDG 5 - Gender Equality - ......read more

AstraZeneca certified Best Place to Work in Indonesia for the second consecutive year

JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - AstraZeneca Indonesia, an affiliate of the multinational pharmaceutical and biopharmaceutical company, has recently been recognized as the Best Place to Work in Indonesia for the second consecutive year. During the assessment, the company received outstanding scores across several aspects of their workplace such as advancement opportunities, career training, high-level mentoring, learning opportunities, competitive benefits and giving back to the community resulting in its recognition among the best employers in Indonesia. According to the company results, 91% of the employees said it's a great workplace compared to 77% in a typical Indonesian organization. In a statement from Rosalina Hanis, Head of HR, she said "On behalf of the Company Leadership Team, we ......read more

Dash Living and PGIM Real Estate Expand Existing Partnership with Acquisition of The Sheung Wan by Ovolo

Expansion Grows The JV's 3-Minute Cluster to 200+ Keys Creating Major Operational Synergy To Drive Investor Returns HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - Dash Living, Asia Pacific's leading serviced living community, and PGIM Real Estate have formed a second joint venture and completed an acquisition of The Sheung Wan by Ovolo, strengthening their existing partnership following the opening of Dash Living on Hollywood in December 2023. This new addition has bolstered their JV's portfolio within a 3-minute walking radius to a total of over 200 keys in Hong Kong's premier central business district, thus creating operational synergies to drive investor returns. PGIM Real Estate is the $210 billion real estate investment and financing business of PGIM, the $1.22 trillion global investment management business of ......read more

ICONSIAM's Grand Chinese New Year Celebration Promises Unprecedented Spectacle Reinforcing its Status as a Global Landmark

Launching exclusive campaign to harness the power of the auspicious Year of the Dragon fostering 8 – 10% growth in economic activity within the shopping centre. A total investment of 100 million baht (US$ 2.8 million)to create an extravagant experience, combining traditional Thai-Chinese culture, prosperity rituals, auspicious shopping, and a marvelous cultural show. The festivity aims to attract over 3.5 million visitors, both Thais and international tourists, throughout February, fostering 8-10% growth in economic activity within the shopping centre compared to the same period last year. BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - ICONSIAM, a global landmark along the Chao Phraya River, in collaboration with the Ministry of Culture the Department of Cultural Promotion, The Thai Chamber of ......read more

VinFast to attend the 2024 Canadian International Auto Show

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - VinFast Auto will attend the 2024 Canadian International Auto Show (CIAS), taking place February 16-25, 2024 in Toronto. VinFast will showcase its wide range of electric vehicles, reaffirming the Vietnamese automaker's research and development capabilities and its commitment to making electric mobility more accessible to global consumers.

VinFast's booth will be located at M800-13, South Building, in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Visitors will be able to experience a broad range ......read more

pCloud celebrates Lunar New Year with a massive discount

ZUG, SWITZERLAND - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - In celebration of the upcoming Lunar New Year, pCloud is pleased to introduce an exclusive promotion for its lifetime plans. pCloud, a European cloud drive service provider founded in Switzerland, is compliant with Swiss privacy laws and the GDPR, and since its inception in 2013, has redefined the way individuals and businesses manage their data, delivering safe, secure, reliable, and user-focused solutions that have earned the trust of more than 19 million users worldwide. The exclusive Lunar New Year promotion is designed to offer simplicity, accessibility, and security for a hassle-free digital experience. Available for a limited time, users across Asia can enjoy a 54% discount on lifetime plans of 100 GB, 1 TB, and 5 TB. The promotion ......read more

SS&C Intralinks Showcased LoanStream at C-loan Information Exchange Tokyo

Boosting Efficiency in Loan OperationsTOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - On November 10, 2023, SS&C Intralinks ("Intralinks") hosted its annual C-Loan Information Exchange; a premier forum for the Syndicated Loan Market in Japan. The goal of this event is to promote knowledge and best practices exchange amongst syndicated loan professionals in Japan. "In Japan, syndicated loan including project finance is dominated by Japanese banks, and we are proud to be closely connected with and serving this dynamic market," said Hiroyuki Eda, Team Lead of Corporate Development, Japan. The firm is pleased to host and be joined by seasoned professionals on this occasion to help navigate the local Japanese market trends and challenges in loan disbursement and interim management. Click here to read the ......read more

Bühler's rice processing technology supports customer growth in Saudi Arabia

RIYADH, SAUDI ARABIA - EQS Newswire - 7 February 2024 - Saudi Arabia imports large volumes of unprocessed rice from India and Pakistan every year, with a projected market volume of about USD 3.8 billion in 2023. However, many current customers and new investors in Saudi have recognized the enormous market potential offered by processing the rice in Saudi itself and are seeking to enter the market. This, along with the government's food security concerns, offers a large area of opportunity for Bühler's storage solutions and technology. With one of the highest consumptions of rice in the Middle East, 47 kilograms (kg) per capita annually, rice is a high priority in Saudi Arabia's government food security initiatives, particularly since India's ban on some rice exports last year. According to the country report from the United Nations' ......read more

ROSHI Releases Detailed Consumer Lending Insights Amidst Singapore Inflation Pressures

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - Singapore-Founded Fintech ROSHI published an in-depth analysis detailing what types of individuals relied on personal lending services to handle financial pressures over 2023's high inflation environment. By analysing 1st party application data on the profile features and product usage behaviours of the many residents who turned to ROSHI for personal loans to bridge income shortfalls last year, the report offers revealing perspectives on groups facing financial strains despite full-time employment amidst rising costs. Importantly, the report only shares anonymized insights with all personal identifying details protected, upholding strict data privacy standards. "The data indicates that while Singapore maintains economic strengths overall, a large segment of middle income ......read more

MediConCen Secures Series A Funding to Drive Global Expansion

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - MediConCen Limited, an Insurtech company that automates insurance claims using AI and blockchain, announced that it has raised USD 6.85 million in its latest Series A round. The new funding is led by HSBC Asset Management and has also received support from existing investors including G&M Capital, ParticleX, and new investor Wings Capital Ventures. To date, MediConCen received USD 12.7 million, and this new investment will accelerate its growth in the international market, including the Middle East and Southeast Asia.

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Clean Air Network Advocates for Change in Indoor Environments to Enhance Health and Wellbeing in Hong Kong at the "Clean Air for Schools and Beyond" Forum

Nearly 100 representatives and leaders from local governmental, social welfare, education, healthcare and architecture organizations gather for collective ideas to improve indoor air quality HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - The Clean Air Network (CAN) today organized the "Clean Air for Schools and Beyond" forum, attracting close to 100 representatives and leaders from local governmental, social welfare, education, healthcare and architecture sectors and gathered twelve speakers from industry and academia to address the prospects and challenges facing Hong Kong's indoor environment.

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Level Up Workdays: JustCo and Razer Team Up for Enhanced Coworking Experience

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - JustCo, Asia's leading flexible workspace provider, has today announced its new partnership with Razer, the world's leading lifestyle brand for gamers, to elevate hot-desking experiences, starting with JustCo The Centrepoint. Members can now head to the brand-new Razer Experience Zone, to try out the award-winning Razer Fujin mesh gaming chairs and Razer's Pokémon Edition Peripherals. This immersive experience zone will empower members to work at their peak, enabling them to tackle demanding projects with focus and in comfort.

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Nestlé Professional Elevates F&B Industry Support with the Launch of Customer Engagement Centre in Singapore

Equipped with local and global industry insights, it serves as a one-stop destination for discovering comprehensive F&B solutions and fostering collaborative innovations for sustainable successSINGAPORE - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - Nestlé Professional, a global leader in the food and beverage (F&B) industry, has unveiled its latest initiative aimed at transforming the way it engages with food-service operators. The newly inaugurated Customer Engagement Centre (CEC) in Singapore is a testament to Nestlé's commitment to the F&B and hospitality businesses, positioning itself as a comprehensive solutions provider.

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FUN! JAPAN Launched "FUN! JAPAN-KIZUNA", an online bulletin board where visitors can ask locals for more in-depth Information about Japan!

Discover Japan's Hidden Treasures: Unveiling “FUN! JAPAN-KIZUNA” – The Gateway to In-Depth Insights through Local Interaction on online bulletin boardTOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach Newswire - 7 February 2024 - Fun Japan Communications, a JTB Group company that operates "FUN! JAPAN," has launched a new service, "FUN! JAPAN-KIZUNA".

FUN! JAPAN has been continuously conducting activities such as information dissemination, campaigns, and events related to the attractions of Japan for its "approximately 1.4 million" fans of Japan in Asia. FUN! JAPAN is pleased to ......read more

Hong Kong Techathon+ 2024 Successfully Concluded

Opened to Overseas Tertiary Institutions for the First Time and with Record-breaking Numbers in ParticipationHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 5 February 2024 - Hong Kong Techathon+ 2024 (HK Techathon+ 2024), the highly anticipated academic spectacle in innovation and technology (I&T), jointly organised by the Hong Kong Science and Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) and ten co-organising universities, namely The City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong Baptist University, Hong Kong Metropolitan University, Lingnan University, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, The Education University of Hong Kong, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology and The University of Hong Kong, has successfully concluded with overwhelming support and applause. ......read more

HKT becomes Hong Kong's first telecommunications service provider partnering with Blacknut to introduce brand-new cloud gaming experience

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 5 February 2024 - HKT (SEHK: 6823) – HKT has partnered with Blacknut, a premium game streaming platform, to launch cloud gaming services, allowing customers to enjoy unlimited access to over 500 games from Blacknut on multiple devices simultaneously for a monthly fee.

After Blacknut service subscription, customers can enjoy Blacknut's cloud gaming experience with a wide range of racing, strategy, retro, sports, party, and popular AAA games, such as Sniper Ghost Warrior 3, ......read more

GURU CLUB: AGTech Holdings Limited (8279.HK) significantly enhances profitability, shaping a layout that empowers growth

HONG KONG SAR - EQS Newswire - 5 February 2024 - After the market closed on February 2, 2024, AGTech Holdings Limited (08279.HK, hereinafter referred to as "AGTech") announced a positive profit forecast for the twelve months ended December 31, 2023 ("2023 Second Interim"). The forecast indicates that AGTech will record a profit of no less than HK$22 million for the period, as compared to a loss of HK$131 million in the FY2022. The substantial increase in revenue and profit in the 2023 Second Interim for AGTech, with a revenue increase of no less than HK$237 million, is primarily due to the full consolidation of the financial statements of Macau Pass Group into AGTech's financial statements for 2023 compared to the FY2022, contributing a revenue increase of about HK$106 million. Additionally, in Macau, the ......read more

PolyU School of Design 60th Anniversary Celebrations

With “Designing Time” as the Theme Unveiling of Celebration Activities Welcoming Participants from All Sectors to Join the CelebrationsHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 5 February 2024 - The Hong Kong Polytechnic University School of Design (hereafter referred to as "PolyU Design" or "the School") has been an important hub for design education and research in Hong Kong, offering quality undergraduate and postgraduate programmes in design to nurture creative talent across a wide range of industries. The School is celebrating its 60th anniversary which features a series of compelling activities, including the highlighted activity "One to Ten Outstanding Alumni Exhibition". The School will hold its 60th anniversary opening ceremony on 11 March, where there will be exciting announcements. We warmly ......read more

The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies supports the HKSAR Government's public consultation on local legislation to implement Article 23 of the Basic Law

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 5 February 2024 - The Chamber of Hong Kong Listed Companies supports the HKSAR Government's public consultation on local legislation to implement Article 23 of the Basic Law. The passing of the legislation will safeguard national security and ensures social stability. Our Chamber agrees that a stable social environment is conducive to business and will be beneficial to attracting enterprises from different regions to use Hong Kong's capital markets for fundraising, and encouraging investment capital. This is crucial to consolidating Hong Kong's position as an international financial market and fundraising centre, and promoting the long-term stability and prosperity of Hong Kong's economy. Hashtag: #CHKLCThe issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.The Chamber of Hong ......read more

Miyazaki City teams up with Japan Airlines Miyazaki Branch to invite tourists from Asia for a unique coastal and cutural journey

MIYAZAKI CITY, JAPAN - Media OutReach Newswire - 5 February 2024 - Miyazaki City, a hub in southeast Kyushu, Japan, and the capital of Miyazaki Prefecture, has a population of around 400,000, making it the seventh-largest city in the region. Designated a core city in 1998, it is celebrated for its vibrant tourism attractions, such as Phoenix Seagaia, Aoshima, and hosting professional baseball training camps. Known for its focus on the service industry, the city boasts the Sheraton Grand Ocean Resort, one of Kyushu's tallest structures, located in the Phoenix Seagaia complex.

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Singapore Paralympian Yip Pin Xiu Makes a Splash with First Ever Wax Figure at Madame Tussauds Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - Singapore's most decorated Paralympic para swimmer Yip Pin Xiu today unveiled her wax figure at the iconic Singapore Sports Hub. She is the first Singaporean para-athlete to have a wax figure displayed at Madame Tussauds Singapore.

Yip Pin Xiu, five-time ......read more

Coface Country and Sector Risk Barometer – Q4 2023: 2024, a pivotal year

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - After a somewhat turbulent 2023, which ultimately turned out much better than expected, 2024 is shaping up to be as decisive as it is uncertain, both in (geo)political terms, with more than 60 national elections - presidential and/or legislative - and in economic terms, with risks mounting on a still slowing global economy. In this context, we have modified 13 country risk assessments (12 upgrades and 1 downgrade) and 22 sector risk assessments (17 upgrades and 5 downgrades), reflecting a significant improvement in the outlook, albeit fragile, in an environment that remains highly unstable and therefore uncertain.

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Singapore's AI Funding Skyrockets, Fintech Remains Resilient Amid Global Funding Decline

KPMG Pulse of Fintech – H2' 2023 Singapore's AI funding soared by 77 percent to US$481.21 million in 2023 across 24 deals, signifying increasing faith in AI's potential. Singapore's crypto, payment, and insurtech sectors showed resilience amid market fluctuations, with investors evolving their strategies. Global fintech funding halved from US$196.6 billion (7,515 deals) in 2022 to US$113.7 billion (4,547 deals) in 2023, paralleled by a 68 percent decline in Singapore's fintech investments. Despite challenges, Singapore secured 21 percent of Asia Pacific's fintech deals, solidifying its regional prominence. The Americas led global fintech funding in 2023, drawing nearly 70 percent of total investments (US$78.3 billion), highlighting its sustained global significance. SINGAPORE - ......read more

Asian University for Women offers 250 scholarships to women from Gaza

CHITTAGONG, BANGLADESH - Media OutReach Newswire - 6 February 2024 - Asian University for Women in Chittagong, Bangladesh has offered 250 scholarships for highly qualified female students from war-torn Gaza to join its undergraduate or graduate programs. The AUW scholarships will cover all costs of international travel, room, board, tuition, health care and a monthly stipend. It may be sadly noted that at least one AUW graduate who had returned to her home in Gaza remains untraceable to date.

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