HKTDC launches GoGBA Day

HONG KONG, Sep 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) and the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao Greater Bay Area Development Office co-organised the inaugural GoGBA Day yesterday (22 September). This business support event aims to engage members of the international business community in Hong Kong that are currently underserved in terms of up-to-date business information on the Guangdong-Hong Kong-Macao …

Plugging the talent exodus

Human resources experts call for measures to attract global talent back to work in Hong Kong, such as affordable housing, quality education, and better employment packages. Oswald Chan reports from Hong Kong.  The talent outflow from Hong Kong has seen its biggest ever increase since early this year, with the financial services and professional service sectors being the most affected, followed by those in senior …

3 more doctors held over fake vaccine-exemption certificates

Residents wearing face masks walk to a clinic designated for COVID vaccination in Hong Kong, March 22, 2022. (PHOTO / XINHUA) Hong Kong police arrested three more doctors on Thursday morning on suspicion of issuing COVID-19 vaccination-exemption certificates without proper medical justification. Briefing media outlets on Thursday afternoon, the Hong Kong Police Force said they raided the clinics of the three doctors, in Chai Wan, …

Virus: HK reviews BioNTech’s jab for infants, tally 5,687

People walk across a footbridge in the Central business district of Hong Kong on Sept 15, 2022. (ISAAC LAWRENCE / AFP) HONG KONG – Hong Kong’s panel of vaccine experts is reviewing BioNTech’s application for its COVID-19 jab for infants as the city recorded 5,687 new cases on Wednesday, health authorities said.  Chuang Shuk-kwan, head of the communicable disease branch of the Centre for Health …

Starflex-VR Launches K-Pop 3D VR Platform “SFVR”

SEOUL, KOREA, Sept 22, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Starflex-VR Inc. has launched a K-pop 3D VR platform service for fans worldwide. The mobile app SFVR was first released on the VR platforms of Meta Quest and Steam VR and has recently been made available on Google’s and Apple’s stores as well. The SFVR platform features a variety of content from K-pop artists …

China’s smart EV maker Leapmotor officially offers its shares today

HONG KONG, Sep 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – According to Bloomberg Terminal, China’s smart EV maker Zhejiang Leapmotor Technology Co., Ltd. (“Leapmotor” or the “Company”, stock code: 9863.HK) began to offer its shares today, with JPMorgan,CICC, Citigroup and CCB International as joint sponsors. It is expected to list in Hong Kong Stock Exchange on September 29. Leapmotor is a smart EV company …

JCB sponsors Singapore’s one of the largest countdown event

TOKYO & SINGAPORE, Sep 20, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – JCB Co., Ltd. (“JCB”), Japan’s only international payment brand, will sponsor STAR ISLAND SINGAPORE COUNTDOWN EDITION 2022-2023 Presented by JCB (“STAR ISLAND”), which will be held by Avex Asia Pte. Ltd. (“Avex Asia”), subsidiary wholly owned by Avex Entertainment Inc., from December 25 to December 31 2022. STAR ISLAND is a fireworks musical …

Pertamina-assisted MSMEs pull in crowds at Tong Tong Fair

JAKARTA, Sep 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Several products made by micro, small, and medium enterprises (MSMEs) assisted by state-owned oil and gas company PT Pertamina sold out at the recent Tong Tong Fair in The Hague, the Netherlands. Visitors check out handicraft products from Indonesia at the Tong Tong Fair, which was held in The Hague, Netherlands, from September 1–11, 2022. …

Filing of Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA) Form 8-K/A in Connection of Acquisitions of AdActive Media CA, Inc and Thoughtful Thailand Ltd; Acquired Subsidiaries Recognised 2021 Revenues of US$5.6 million

SINGAPORE, Sep 19, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Society Pass Incorporated (Nasdaq: SOPA) (“SoPa” or the “Company”), Southeast Asia’s (“SEA”) leading data-driven loyalty and e-commerce ecosystem, today announces the filing of Form 8-K/A with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) in connection of acquisitions of AdActive Media CA, Inc (the “CA Sub”) and Thoughtful Thailand Ltd (the “Thailand Sub”), (the Thailand Sub and …

Mid-Autumn Festival: Residents urged not to litter

In this Aug 17, 2022 photo, Hong Kong residents select colorful lanterns at the Tai Kiu market in the city's Yuen Long district to celebrate the Mid-Autumn Festival, which falls on Sept 10 this year. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY) HONG KONG – Residents of Hong Kong have been asked not to burn wax or put lit candles on the ground, grass pitches or beaches, …

Blackbixon Cafe Officially Debuts in Downtown KL

KUALA LUMPUR, Sep 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – BlackBixon2Go Sdn. Bhd. (BB2GO), a subsidiary of Ni Hsin Group Berhad, is delighted to announce the official launch of the first BlackBixon Cafe & Restaurant today in a tastefully designed 3-storey bungalow house with a roof top garden. Mr. Khoo Chee Kong, Managing Director of BlackBixon2Go Sdn. Bhd.; Yang Berhormat Senator Dato’ Sri Ti …

Eisai Presents New Data From its Oncology Portfolio and Pipeline at ESMO Congress 2022

TOKYO, Sep 6, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today the presentation of research across various types of cancer from its oncology portfolio and pipeline during the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2022, which is taking place virtually and in-person in Paris, France from September 9 to 13. A late-breaking oral presentation of detailed results from the LEAP …

DECOMAN from Hong Kong Utilizes Technologies to Go Global, Two More Markets in the APAC Region this year

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA, Sep 5, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – HK DECOMAN Technology Limited (“DECOMAN”) is now expanding its footprint in Korea to capture the opportunities of growing demand for its services. With the Taiwan expansion begun in January, this is the second APAC market DECOMAN entered in 2022. Coworking space at the KSGC campus Coworking office shared between talented entrepreneurs and promising …

Nissin Foods Announces 2022 Interim Results

HONG KONG, Aug 30, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Nissin Foods Company Limited (“Nissin Foods” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”; Stock code: 1475) has today announced its interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022 (“the reporting period”). Highlights— Revenue from the Hong Kong operations increased solidly by 11.4% year-on-year to HK$759.9 million, mainly attributable to the …

Bintai Kinden Posts 152% Rise in Revenue for 1Q

PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, Aug 26, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Mechanical and electrical (M&E) engineering services specialist Bintai Kinden Corporation Berhad (Bursa: BINTAI, 6998) today announced that the Company registered a 152.0% increase in revenue to RM30.88 million for the first quarter ended 30 June 2022 (1Q FY2023) compared with RM12.26 million in the corresponding quarter of the previous financial year (1Q FY2022) …

HKO signal now T3, Ma-on makes landfall in Guangdong

Public transport services return to normal as The Hong Kong Observatory downgraded its T8 signal to the No. 3 Strong Wind Signal at 9:20am on Thursday morning, as Severe Tropical Storm Ma-On moved away from Hong Kong after coming within 200 kilometres of the territory on Aug 25, 2022. (ANDY CHONG / CHINA DAILY) HONG KONG/GUANGZHOU – The Hong Kong Observatory lowered the typhoon warning …

Maxim: Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA) Raise Estimates on Expected Contributions from M&A, Positive on the South East Asia E-commerce Market

SINGAPORE, Aug 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Maxim Group LLC (“Maxim”) issues Equity Research Report on Society Pass Inc. (Nasdaq: SOPA) (“SoPa”). Click Here (on Society Pass website) to view the full Maxim Equity Research Report. https://tinyurl.com/Maxim-SOPA Summary Points: – SOPA is in the early stages of building an online South East Asian company. Luxury store, Leflair, was the primary revenue contributor …

Sino Biopharmaceutical (1177.HK) Announces 2022 lnterim Results, Revenue up by 5.9% to RMB15.19 billion

HONG KONG, Aug 23, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Sino Biopharmaceutical Limited (“Sino Biopharmaceutical” or the “Company”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”) (HKEX:1177), a leading innovation-driven pharmaceutical conglomerate in the PRC, has announced its unaudited Interim results for the six months ended 30 June 2022 (the “Period”). Development Highlights— The Group achieved considerable sales growth from a number of new products and …

Exclusive: SAR to announce arrangement for students returning to mainland schools

A special quarantine arrangement expected to be announced within two weeks will allow Hong Kong students to return to universities on the Chinese mainland on time for the new semester, a source familiar with the matter told China Daily on Monday. The source said there is a good chance that “optimistic” discussions between the Education Bureau and mainland authorities could lead to Hong Kong students’ …

Tax breaks for workers from HK, Macao SARs in Nansha

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) Hong Kong and Macao residents working in the Nansha district of Guangzhou, capital of Guangdong province, are eligible for partial exemption from personal income tax which …