Fintech News & Trends in Hong Kong and Asia

NextPlay Technologies, Inc. Announces Plans to Launch a New Class of Tokenized Medical Real Estate in Conjunction with NextPlay’s Extension into Medical Tourism

SUNRISE, FL, Oct 21, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – NextPlay Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: NXTP) (the ‘Company’ or ‘NextPlay’), a digital business ecosystem for consumers, digital advertisers, video gamers and travelers, announced today the plans to form the MedTrek Fund, which is expected to be a blockchain securitized closed-end fund. The fund once formed, […]

After-school centers eye potential, face challenges

A volunteer teaches children how to paint at a community center in Luanzhou, North China's Hebei province on July 24, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA) As the nationwide "double reduction" education policy-which aims to relieve students of the burden of excessive homework and reduce the need for after-school tutoring-takes effect, related industries are facing distinct marketing […]

Quad vs. ASEAN: The Conundrum in Southeast Asia

Quad vs. ASEAN: The Conundrum in Southeast Asia

The Americans have been spearheading the Indo-Pacific policy efforts for a while. This is in view of the Chinese assertion along land and maritime boundary disagreements. Along with this factor, China’s overall challenge to the US’ position as a unipolar hegemon also got the Americans startled. The Trump administration began the Quadrilateral Security Dialogue efforts, keeping […]

Xi stresses developing green economy, ecological progress

Xi Jinping visits a forest farm in North China's Hebei province on Aug 23, 2021.(PHOTO / XINHUA) SHIJIAZHUANG – Xi Jinping, general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee, on Monday stressed the importance of developing the green economy and furthering ecological progress. When talking with staff representatives of the Saihanba forest farm, President Xi […]

Newly-formed Labuan Economic Sector Coalition urges federal gov to begin dialogue to formulate fair SOP

Newly-formed Labuan Economic Sector Coalition urges federal gov to begin dialogue to formulate fair SOP

LABUAN, Malaysia, Aug 12, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – The newly-formed Labuan Economic Sector Coalition (the “Coalition”) which comprises of various associations and business organizations released a press statement to express its grave concerns on the prospects facing Labuan due to unfair application of new SOP requirements, which are causing shipping firms and […]

Mainland imposes massive travel curbs to combat Delta outbreak

Passengers make their way through turnstiles at Machang metro station in Changsha, central China's Hunan province, Aug 2, 2021. To contain the latest COVID-19 resurgence, Changsha Metro Group has strengthened epidemic prevention and control measures to ensure that passengers have a safe journey. (CHEN ZEGUO / XINHUA) BEIJING – The Chinese mainland has imposed massive […]

Chinese, Turkish presidents mark 50th anniversary of ties

Chinese President Xi Jinping holds a welcome ceremony for Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan (right) before their talks in Beijing, capital of China, July 2, 2019. (YIN BOGU / XINHUA) BEIJING – Chinese President Xi Jinping and his Turkish counterpart, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, on Wednesday exchanged messages of congratulations on the 50th anniversary of diplomatic […]