Super typhoon Mangkhut, projected to hit the Philippines by the morning of September 15 as a Category 5 hurricane with maximum sustained winds of 167 mph, will be the strongest storm to hit the Philippines this year and even bigger than 2013’s Super Typhoon Haiyan, which killed over 6,000.
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Diginex, a global blockchain solutions company, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with an anti-slavery business association, the Mekong Club, to create a blockchain-based system to protect workers from being exploited.
Kiev-based Krypton Capital has invested in an undisclosed amount of IOTW tokens, a new cryptocurrency for IoT applications provided by Hong Kong based AnApp Blockchain Technologies Limited.
Thanks to a concerted coordinated effort by APEC member economies, the challenge of doing business in the Asia-Pacific region has improved significantly in the past two years.
Prudential Corporation Asia is partnering with Babylon Health, a UK-based healthcare technology, to leverage Babylon's artificial intelligence expertise for Prudential Asia's digital health services.
CPA Australia, a global professional accounting organization, with over 163,000 members working in 125 countries and regions around the world, just released the results of its Greater Bay Area (GBA) Survey.
At the latest Hong Kong Book Fair, held on July 18, a major focus was how technology is changing both publishing and the whole nature of reading in the digital age. Comments on this were shared in detail at the forum themed, "The Global Trend of Publishing with the Application of Technology".
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.
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.