Fintech News & Trends in Hong Kong and Asia

Northgate Public Services to improve patient experience and outcomes with acquisition of Vantage Health

Tokyo and London, Jun 11, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced that Northgate Public Services (NPS), a wholly owned subsidiary of NEC, has acquired Vantage Health, which provides `Rego’, an advanced digital solution to help healthcare providers reduce patient waiting times and cope with increased demand. Rego reviews all […]

Dingdang Health raises US$220 million in new financing round

Dingdang Health raises US$220 million in new financing round

BEIJING, Jun 8, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – China’s leading integrated online healthcare platform Dingdang Health announced today that it has raised US$220 million in its latest financing round. This round was led by TPG Capital Asia and co-led by OrbiMed and Redview Capital. Other investors included, Valliance, Travis Global Limited (which is […]

Eisai and ITO EN Enter Into Business Alliance Aiming to Support People Living with Dementia and to Prevent Dementia

TOKYO, May 31, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Eisai Co., Ltd. and ITO EN, LTD. announced today that both parties have entered into a business alliance agreement concerning the initiatives for supporting people living with and preventing dementia with the aim of realizing a healthy and long-lived society. Through this alliance, Eisai and […]

Xi pledges US$3b aid package

President Xi Jinping pledges to offer international aid to boost developing countries' pandemic response, calling for the world to build a global community of health for all, during his speech by video link in Beijing on May 21, 2021 to the Global Health Summit. (PHOTO / XINHUA) China will offer international aid totaling US$3 billion […]

China launches administration of disease prevention & control

China launches administration of disease prevention & control

BEIJING – China on Thursday inaugurated a new national administration of disease prevention and control, with its five major functions including formulating policies for the prevention and control of infectious diseases. The administration is a vice-ministerial level agency managed by the National Health Commission The establishment of the Beijing-based administration signals the expansion of the […]

Wang Yi raises proposals for high-quality BRI development

Wang Yi raises proposals for high-quality BRI development

XI'AN – Chinese State Councilor and Foreign Minister Wang Yi on Tuesday put forward proposals, including deepening public health cooperation, for the high-quality development of the Belt and Road cooperation. Wang attended and addressed the fifth Silk Road International Exposition and the Investment and Trade Forum for Cooperation between East and West China in Xi'an, […]


HONG KONG, Apr 7, 2021 – (亞太商訊 via – 卓悅控股有限公司(「卓悅」或「集團」)(股票編號653.HK)於4月1日發佈公告,宣佈與有線寬頻通訊有限公司(「有線寬頻」)(股票編號1097.HK) 就利用集團及有線寬頻各自的優勢在電子商務及廣告領域建立商業合作關係,成為策略夥伴。 卓悅集團執行董事趙麗娟及有線寬頻通訊有限公司財務總裁及公司秘書郭子健於日前就雙方成為策略夥伴進行簽約儀式。 在新經濟下,卓悅及有線寬頻雙方將攜手開拓新商機,主要為推廣卓悅香港貓電商平台。雙方的合作將可充分發揮各自在品牌、電子商務、廣告領域、業態營運及智能科技等方面的優勢,同時共同利用集團科技大數據、移動支付等數字化工具,把業務拓展至大灣區市場,推動行業升級,打造大循環新經濟。 卓悅控股有限公司主席陳健文先生表示:「我們很高興與有線寬頻訂立策略夥伴關係。有線寬頻是香港領先的新媒體公司,亦是智慧家庭平台,是次『新零售+新媒體』的合作將能擦出火花,為我們的科技及電商共融發展,加速推動卓悅電商平台在中國內地及東南亞國家的發展步伐。若合作事項一經落實,將可令集團進一步優化其電子商務零售及相關發展,增強其盈利能力,並為股東帶來更為豐厚之回報。卓悅將著力探索數字經濟新業態,積極開展數碼化轉型與創新。」 隨著電子商務於新冠肺炎疫情期間受歡迎程度日漸提升,自去年初起,卓悅已從傳統的化妝品零售商升級為全球化電子商務企業。卓悅秉承「客戶第一」的理念,致力為消費者提供國際化產品和專業服務。2021年,集團全力發展「卓悅香港貓」網店,除美妝外,集團積極引入更多生活百貨、健康產品及小家電等,以豐富集團的多元產品組合,為本港及中國內地客戶帶來 「Beauty, Health, Beautiful Life」 的美好體驗,同時協助本港商家進軍內地市場。 有關卓悅控股有限公司卓悅控股有限公司(股份代號: 653.HK)為香港領先美妝及生活消費品連鎖零售集團,現於香港及澳門共設有25間綫下零售店,同時在天貓國際、考拉、京東、Facebook、YouTube、Instagram、海淘網及微信商城等共44個中國內地及海外渠道平台作綫上零售,共銷售往34個國家。卓悅現時自設KOL直播間,培育200名銷售人員直播銷售,現時在Facebook、YouTube、Instagram、Bonjour Global、卓悅全球購、卓悅海淘、天貓、考拉及京東共9個直播平台帶貨。 Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

China unveils its version of health certificate for global travel

A sample image of a digital health certificate for international travelers on the WeChat mini program. (PHOTO / FOREIGN MINISTRY'S DEPARTMENT OF CONSULAR AFFAIRS) A Chinese version of the health certificate for international travelers was launched Monday on the WeChat mini program for Chinese citizens, the Foreign Ministry's Department of Consular Affairs said in a […]

Xi stresses safeguarding people’s health, boosting education

President Xi Jinping, also general secretary of the Communist Party of China Central Committee and chairman of the Central Military Commission, visits national political advisors from education, medical and health sectors attending a joint group meeting at the fourth session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference in Beijing, March […]

Eisai Receives Corporate Philanthropy Award for Its Efforts to Realize Human Health Care (hhc) Philosophy

TOKYO, Feb 22, 2021 – (JCN Newswire) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today that it has received the 18th Corporate Philanthropy Award (FY 2020) of the Japan Philanthropic Association. The presentation ceremony was held on February 19, 2021 (Friday) at the GakushiKaikan (Chiyoda-ku, Tokyo). Award ceremony (left: Ms. Yoko Takahashi, director, the Japan Philanthropic Association, […]

Rojukiss International PCL (SET: KISS) embraces future as Asian health & beauty leader

BANGKOK, Feb 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Rojukiss International PCL (SET: KISS), an innovator in health and beauty and creator of brands ‘Rojukiss’, ‘PhDerma’, ‘Best Korea’, ‘Wonder Herb’ and ‘Sis2Sis’, will move forward with its expansion plans following today’s listing on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET). The Company is underlining its potential in […]

ALG Health Receives NIOSH Surgical Rating on Three Of Its American Made N95 Respirators

BRYAN, OH, Feb 15, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – ALG Health announced today that it received National Institute of Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Surgical N95 approval for three of its Made in the U.S.A. Patriot Masks. The approvals are for the ALG Health Foldable N95 Respirator and both sizes of their Molded N95 Respirators. […]

Travel rush a test for controls

Workers disinfect the western square of Shijiazhuang Railway Station in Hebei province, on Sunday.  (LIANG ZIDONG / XINHUA) This year's Spring Festival travel rush poses a new test for China's COVID-19 control efforts, especially in northeastern regions, which continue to see new locally transmitted cases. The Chinese mainland recorded 33 new locally transmitted COVID-19 cases […]

Citicode Ltd. Shareholders Approve Reverse Takeover of Homegrown Multi-Disciplinary Healthcare Specialist Livingstone Health Holdings Limited

SINGAPORE, Jan 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire) – Shareholders of Citicode Ltd. (“Citicode” or the “Company”) today approved the reverse takeover (“RTO”) of homegrown multi-disciplinary healthcare specialist Livingstone Health, marking the start of a new chapter of growth in Singapore and across the Asia Pacific region. At the extraordinary general meeting (“EGM”), shareholders of Citicode […]