HK: 350k residents to get HK$10k unemployment subsidy

In this undated photo, residents stand in line for takeout meals at a busy restaurant in Admiralty, Hong Kong. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY) HONG KONG – The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region government said on Sunday that it has approved the applications of 350,000 residents to get a one-off  HK$10,000 ($1,273) unemployment subsidy. Police have also recently taken actions on 39 fraud cases where …

Virus: HK expands testing for public hospital staff, tally 4,631

This photo taken on July 24, 2022 shows beachgoers at Clear Water Bay during a heatwave in Hong Kong. (YAN ZHAO / AFP) HONG KONG – The Hospital Authority will require more public hospital staff members to take two nucleic acid tests every week for COVID-19 as the city recorded 4,631 new cases on Sunday. Gladys Kwan, Chief Manager (Clinical Effectiveness and Technology Management) of …

CE seeks views on Policy Address during Sham Shui Po visit

Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu (second left), accompanied by Chief Secretary Chan Kwok-ki (first right), visits a grassroots family living in a subdivided unit in Sham Shui Po to understand their living conditions, Hong Kong, July 30, 2022. (PHOTO/HKSAR GOVERNMENT) HONG KONG – Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu visited Sham Shui Po district on Saturday and sought views from people there …

HK logs 4,683 new COVID-19 cases, 4 deaths

A man walks along the promenade in Tsim Sha Tsui, Hong Kong on July 25, 2022. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY) HONG KONG – Hong Kong reported 4,683 new COVID-19 cases on Saturday as the daily caseload exceeded 4,000 for the 10 consecutive day. READ MORE: Virus: HK requires PCR test for hospital visitors, tally 4,886 Chuang Shuk-kwan, head of the communicable disease branch of the …

CE orders thorough investigation into Mirror concert accident

Secretary for Culture, Sports and Tourism Kevin Yeung Yun-hung (center) inspects the Hong Kong Coliseum on July 29, 2022, a day after a giant video panel fell onto the stage during performance, injuring two at least two performers. (ANDY CHONG/CHINA DAILY) Hong Kong Chief Executive John Lee Ka-chiu on Friday ordered a comprehensive investigation into the concert accident that injured two dancers, one seriously, with …

Internship in Nansha launched for HK, Macao students

A view of Nansha Bridge in Guangzhou, Guangdong province. The bridge serves as a transport artery linking Guangzhou's Nansha district where Nansha Port is located, with Dongguan's Shatian town, known as "the world's factory". (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) An internship program for Hong Kong and Macao students was launched on Thursday in Nansha district of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, with a group of …

8 HK schools win national diplomatic affairs contest

Chief Executive of Hong Kong John Lee Ka-chiu (third from right) and Liu Guangyuan (third from left), commissioner of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, on Friday present the awards to students of the Yan Chai Hospital Wong Wha San Secondary School for their excellent performance in the Hong Kong Cup Diplomatic Knowledge Contest. (CALVIN NG / CHINA DAILY) …

HK Exchange Fund posts H1 investment loss of HK$144.2b

HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s Exchange Fund, which is used to back the Hong Kong dollar, posted an investment loss of HK$144.2 billion ($18.37 billion) in the first six months of 2022 as the investment environment deteriorated, the Hong Kong Monetary Authority said on Friday. Looking ahead into the second half of 2022, challenging global investment conditions will continue to linger, such as further tightening …

Chenjiagou Taichi Grand Space in Wen County, Henan Province creates “Taichi New IP”

Henan, China, July 29, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – After ten days of fierce competition, The “Impression Taichi Cup” Wen County Second Martial Art Championship ushered in the finals on July 15, 2022. 20 contestants showed their strength in the Taichi Grand Space and competed for the championship of many competitions. As the birthplace of Taijiquan, Wen County in Henan Province has an unusual position in Taichi martial arts, …

Clermont Meridian Trading Releases Reports on ‘Why Gold Shines After Contraction in US Economy’

Toronto, Ontario, July 29, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Clermont Meridian Trading, has released reports on ‘Why Gold Shines After Contraction in US Economy’. Gold prices have continued to climb as a contraction in the U.S. economy increased demand for safe-haven assets, according to analysts at Clermont Meridian Trading. The rally is also driven by a less belligerent tone from the Federal Reserve, which raised interest rates by a further 75 …

Edenloop Launches NFT Search Engine – Full Swing to NFT Portal Site

New York, NY, July 29, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Justin Hur, CEO of Edenloop, the Canada based NFT Marketplace, announces that they will launch a blockchain-based ‘Block Loop’ and carry out full-fledged business as an NFT portal site. Edenloop is an NFT exchange that embodies the true decentralization of the web for personalization of information and contributes to the protection of the rights and interests of digital artists as …

Aniverse Listed on Global Cryptocurrency Exchange Huobi Global

Seoul, Korea, July 29, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – ANIVERSE announces the listing of ANV token on Huobi Global, a global cryptocurrency exchange. Aniverse is a UGC-based (User Generated Contents) Web 3.0 metaverse that allows anyone to easily create content using character IP (intellectual property rights). Within the Aniverse Web 3.0 ecosystem, users can enjoy a variety of services such as games, NFT staking, governance, amongst others and earn rewards accordingly. …

Twin HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Shows and Simply Shopping Fest Open Today

HONG KONG, Jul 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 38th HKTDC Hong Kong International Jewellery Show and 8th HKTDC Hong Kong International Diamond, Gem & Pearl Show open today and run for five days (from 29 July to 2 August). The HKTDC is also staging the inaugural Simply Shopping Fest from today until …

Borqs Technologies’ Solar Power Subsidiary Expands Renewable Energy Infrastructure in Kalaeloa of Oahu, Hawaii

SANTA CLARA, Calif., July 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — Borqs Technologies, Inc. (Nasdaq: BRQS, “Borqs”, or the “Company”), a global provider of 5G wireless solutions, Internet of Things (IoT) solutions, and innovative clean energy, with global operations in the U.S., India and China, today announced that its solar energy subsidiary, Holu Hou Energy LLC (“HHE”), a provider of design to service solar plus …

UTStarcom Launches the SkyFlux UAR Disaggregated Router Platform

HANGZHOU, China, July 29, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) — UTStarcom (“UTStarcom” or “the Company”) (NASDAQ:UTSI), a global telecommunications infrastructure provider, today announced its newest platform, the SkyFlux UAR Disaggregated Router. The platform applies the network disaggregation concept onto carrier-grade modular redundant router platforms optimized for telecommunications networks, resulting in an open, flexible, and future-proof solution that can meet the requirements of telecom applications such …

Wintermar Offshore (WINS:JK) Reports 1H2022 Results

JAKARTA, Jul 29, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Wintermar Offshore Marine (WINS:JK) has announced results for 1H2022. Total revenue was up 25%YOY to US$25 million, helped by higher chartered vessels revenue. Revenues rebounded in 2Q2022 by 39%QOQ as several vessels commenced operations after delays in 1Q2022. All Divisions turned in positive gross profit for the 2nd quarter reflecting higher demand for OSVs. Owned …

DENSO Announces Q1 2022 Results, Details Efforts Advancing its Pursuit of Sustainability and Safety

KARIYA, JAPAN, Jul 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – DENSO, a leading mobility supplier, today announced global financial results for the first quarter of its fiscal year, ending March 31, 2023. DENSO’s efforts and updates continue to be driven by its Two Great Causes: Green – achieving carbon neutrality by 2035 – and Peace of Mind – creating a safe and seamless world …

Mitsubishi Power Receives Order from HK Electric for Re-provision of Gas Turbine Equipment at the Lamma Power Station

TOKYO, Jul 29, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mitsubishi Power, a power solutions brand of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd. (MHI), has received an order from The Hongkong Electric Co., Ltd. (HK Electric) for re-provision of gas turbine power generation equipment, specifically GT5, GT6, and GT7 at the Lamma Power Station. This project will realize more efficient re-provision through effective use of the existing …