Fintech News & Trends in Hong Kong and Asia

XanPool Payments Infrastructure Builder Secures US$27M to Consolidate Presence in APAC and Expand Service Offerings

XanPool Payments Infrastructure Builder Secures US$27M to Consolidate Presence in APAC and Expand Service Offerings

Hong Kong, Oct 22, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – XanPool, a payments infrastructure builder that operates in over 13 countries in the Asia Pacific, has raised US$27 Million in a Series A financing round led by Valar Ventures, alongside investors such as CMT Digital, and notable angel investor Taavet Hinrikus (Founder and Chairman […]

As Crypto Prices Reach for New Highs, DigiMax Strategy Continues to Strengthen

TORONTO, ON, Oct 20, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – DIGIMAX GLOBAL INC. (the “Company” or “DigiMax”) (CSE: DIGI) is pleased to provide an update on several of the new initiatives it has engaged in the past several months, and an outlook on what lies ahead. DigiMax has embarked on several seemingly disparate projects […]

Beijing among top holiday hot spots

Guangdong, Jiangsu also popular sites for this year's National Day travelers People take a selfie in front of a flowerbed in Beijing, Oct 1, 2021. (PHOTO / XINHUA) Beijing was projected to be among the most popular tourist destinations on the Chinese mainland over the National Day holiday. Data from catering app Meituan showed that […]

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 […]

Mitsubishi Corporation Signs Japan’s First Long-term Corporate PPA for Online Retail Giant Amazon

TOKYO, Sep 8, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to report that it has signed a long-term Corporate Power Purchase Agreement (Corporate PPA), through which it will supply electricity to data centers owned and operated by the Amazon subsidiary Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS). Facilitated by MC Retail Energy […]

DigiMax Funds SPC Has Been Confirmed by Cayman Islands Monetary Authority

TORONTO, ON / ACCESSWIRE, Aug 31, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – DigiMax Global Inc. (the “Company” or “DigiMax”) (CSE:DIGI)(OTC:DBKSF), a company that provides artificial intelligence (“AI”) and cryptocurrency technology solutions, is pleased to announce that it has received confirmation from the Cayman Islands Monetary Authority (“CIMA”) to operate one or more segregated funds […]

Chinese diplomat rebukes US for covering up experiments

In this April 22, 2021 photo, a pharmacist reconstitutes the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine in Worcester, Massachusetts. (JOSEPH PREZIOSO / AFP) MOSCOW – A Chinese diplomat here has urged the United States to cooperate with the international community on origin-tracing of COVID-19, instead of covering up information on its biological experiments. "If the US indeed aspires […]