Fintech News & Trends in Hong Kong and Asia

NEC upgrades its greenhouse gas reduction target to SBT1.5degC and joins RE100, a global renewable electricity initiative

TOKYO, Jun 11, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – In 2017, NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced its climate change policy guidelines for 2050(1), aiming to reduce CO2 emissions from its direct business operations to become carbon neutral by 2050. In order to accelerate climate change measures, NEC upgraded its greenhouse gas reduction target from […]

Mainland says DPP to blame for worsening cross-Straits relations

This undated file photo shows Ma Xiaoguang, spokesperson for the Taiwan Affairs Office of the State Council. (PHOTO / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority in Taiwan is entirely to blame for the current dire cross-Straits relations, a mainland spokesperson said Wednesday. We will never, however, allow the DPP (Democratic Progressive Party) […]

Mainland rebukes DPP for putting politics above lives

Mainland rebukes DPP for putting politics above lives

BEIJING – A mainland spokesperson on Friday rebuked Taiwan's Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) authority for putting political interests above people's lives and health by refusing COVID-19 vaccines from the mainland. It is a common consensus among Taiwan compatriots that only by receiving safe, efficient and sufficient vaccines from the mainland can the raging COVID-19 infections […]

Joy Spreader Secured Investments from Blackrock and State Street Corp, Performance-based Marketing Leader Obtains Recognitions from Global Institutional Investors

Joy Spreader Secured Investments from Blackrock and State Street Corp, Performance-based Marketing Leader Obtains Recognitions from Global Institutional Investors

HONG KONG, Jun 4, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Since Joy Spreader (06988.HK) was incorporated into the MSCI China Small Cap Index with effect upon the closure of the market on May 27, 2021, the Company secured investments from Blackrock Inc. and State Street Group respectively, the two most influential global institutional investors. […]

Political advisers offer students a helping hand

In this undated photo, Fan Zhenhai, deputy manager of Haining-based TDG Machinery Technology Co., Ltd, introduces the company to students from Haining Vocational High School. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) At a precision machining workshop in East China's Zhejiang province, senior technician Yao Shengdong calibrated a 100-kilogram bearing pedestal in about two minutes with a […]

Expressway opens up route for agricultural trade

The Qingdao-Yinchuan Expressway meets the Beijing-Lhasa Expressway in Yinchuan, Ningxia Hui autonomous region. (TIAN MANCHAO / FOR CHINA DAILY) The 15-year-old Qingdao-Yinchuan Expressway has become an important channel for transporting agricultural products, including mutton from a distinctive breed of sheep, across northern China. A vital part of the national expressway network, it starts in Qingdao, […]

Blockchain Ireland 2021: Blockleaders’ founder Jillian Godsil to speak on ‘Why Blockchain needs Women’

Ireland, May 19, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Now in its third year, Blockchain Ireland is hosting a week-long series of digital events to celebrate and educate the Irish audience on Blockchain, a truly transformational technology. This year the theme is: Blockchain: Foundation of Trust. Blockchain is most often recognised as the technology […]

Man Wah FY2021 Revenue from Main Business Up 35% to HK$16.4 Billion Despite Harsh Market Conditions, Net Profit Rises to HK$1.92 Billion

HONG KONG, May 14, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Man Wah Holdings Limited (“Man Wah” or the “Group”, stock code: 1999) today announced its audited annual results for the year ended 31 March 2021 (“FY2021” or the “Review Year”). During the Review Year, Man Wah actively promoted the development of its domestic business, […]

MHI Thermal Systems fully revises a lineup of inverter multi-split air conditioners for buildings in its overseas markets

TOKYO, May 13, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Thermal Systems, Ltd., a part of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (MHI) Group, has redesigned all 17 models in its KXZ Series of building-use inverter multi-split air conditioners for its worldwide markets. Sales commenced in Europe and Australia in April 2021, with phase two […]