Last week's 25th Hong Kong Fashion Week for Spring Summer is now history, but its seminar entitled "The Next Wave in Fashion Technology" set the stage for a number of exciting innovations bringing together the world of fashion and high-tech.
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The whole process took over 10 months of supervised proceedings, but China-based Legend Holdings was finally given approvals, from the EU, Luxembourg, and China, to buy a majority interest in Banque Internationale a Luxembourg (BIL). This is considered a major milestone in international acquisitions involving China and the EU.
NEC Corporation has won the contract to build the Bay to Bay Express Cable System (BtoBE), a high performance cable connecting Singapore, Hong Kong and the United States.
Beijing AGTech GOT Technology Co., Ltd., a subsidiary of AGTech Holdings Limited, won the hardware bid for lottery terminals for the Jiangsu Provincial Sports Lottery Administration Center.
PwC Hong Kong announced that it has entered into an investment agreement with Vitargent International Holdings Limited, a provider of bio-testing technology, for food and consumer product safety across Greater China and beyond.
Mekong Club, a Hong Kong based organization that aims to prevent human trafficking announced a collaboration with New York based Regulatory Data-Corp, a provider of compliance protection services, to eliminate human trafficking.
The APEC Secretariat Executive Director and the World Trade Organization Director-General spoke together recently of the importance of coordinated trade to ensure maximum benefit to APEC's member nations.
A new Exchange Traded Fund (ETF) was just launched by Samsung Asset Management (Hong Kong) Limited (SAMHK) to invest in the 30 largest Chinese internet companies. The name of the fund is the Samsung CSI China Dragon Internet ETF.
In a radical departure from conventional telecom solutions, The Dubai Frame, a new architectural landmark in Dubai, includes an embedded multi-operator, multi-band and multi-technology Comba Telecom wireless network services within the enormous rectangular landmark.
Asia-based Ctrip, the world's second-largest Online Travel Agency (OTA) is partnering with Trip.com to offer its international airport transfer car service on Trip.com's Hong Kong website.
The APEC member economies are collaborating to leverage advancement in gender equality and digital technology access to grow women-led development in the region's Tourism industry sector.
Shipping and Airfreight Services (Pty) Limited (S.A.S.), a freight forwarding and logistics company based in Johannesburg, South Africa, was just acquired by Hong Kong-based Kerry Logistics Network Limited.
On May 25-26, the APEC Ministers Responsible for Trade Meeting will take place in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, with the goal of helping secure economic growth for the future in all of Asia-Pacific.
The Guangzhou Lottnal Terminal Company Limited, a subsidiary of China LotSynergy Holdings Limited, has been awarded bids for the sports lottery computer-generated ticket games (CTG) terminal procurement for Hunan and Guangxi.
A new technology developed at Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) just developed the world's first iridium (III)-based probes for imaging dopamine receptors in living cells. It will be used to study dopamine receptors as they related to the early stages of cancer development. The result could be a unique way to detect cancer before it spreads too far.
Comba Telecom Systems Holding, a wireless solutions provider based in Hong Kong, just completed installation of its DAS (distributed antenna system) solution on the Bang Sue-Tao Poon underground extension of Bangkok Metro's Blue Line.
Synergy Group Holdings International Limited, a Hong Kong based energy saving and management solutions provider, is consolidating vertically via its 23.6% equity investment in Invinity Energy Group Limited, which has mining interests in battery-grade vanadium.
Vtech, a Hong Kong-based global supplier of electronic learning products, is acquiring a manufacturing facility in Malaysia owned by audio and car products manufacturer Pioneer Technology.
The Airport Authority Hong Kong (AA) has awarded Roxy Limited the right to develop and manage a world-class destination commercial development in SKYCITY at Hong Kong International Airport.
Continental, headquartered in Hanover, Germany, and the world's fourth-largest tire manufacturer,has signed a four-year contract extension with Hong Kong based Kerry Logistics Network.
The Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) economies are taking steps to align medical product approval procedures throughout the Asia-Pacific region. It will ease technical bottlenecks, will support healthcare business growth, and will save lives.
Blockpass IDN, a Hong Kong technology company, and Edinburgh Napier's School of Computing, announced they are jointly founding The Blockpass Identity Lab, a research facility which will explore ways to use blockchain technology to protect personal data from online scammers and cyber criminals.
Beijing Enterprises Water Group (BEWG) Limited, a water and environmental protection services provider based in Hong Kong, has completed the acquisition of the TRILITY Group, a water utility solutions provider in Australia.
Hong Kong Highways Department announced that it has selected Telensa, a provider of connected street lighting and smart city applications located in England, for the Yuen Long Smart Street Lighting Pilot.
Northern Energy Development, Tianjin Jinre and Tractebel Engineering Partner to Create Coal-to-Gas Conversion Plan for China
Tractebel Engineering S.A. of Belgium is partnering with Hua Xia Northern Technology Development (Tianjin) Limited, a subsidiary of Norther New Energy Holdings, and Tianjin Jinre Heat-Supply Group Co. Ltd. on a series of coal-to-gas conversion heating projects. This is part of the Republic of China's current push to move to cleaner energy sources in the country.