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Hektar REIT 2020 Performance: Resilience in Adversity

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 9:00am

For the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2020 ("4Q 2020"), Hektar REIT posted revenue of RM29.8 million, which is 14.5% lower compared to the same quarter of the preceding year.

Key Points: 
  • For the fourth quarter ended 31 December 2020 ("4Q 2020"), Hektar REIT posted revenue of RM29.8 million, which is 14.5% lower compared to the same quarter of the preceding year.
  • Hektar Real Estate Investment Trust ("Hektar REIT") is Malaysia's first listed retail-focused REIT.
  • Hektar REIT is managed by Hektar Asset Management Sdn Bhd and the property manager is Hektar Property Services Sdn Bhd.
  • For more information, please visit www.HektarREIT.com
    The past performance of Hektar REIT is not indicative of the future performance of Hektar REIT.

SCCG Management Partners with MediaTroopers to bring Experienced iGaming Marketing Agency Talent and Services to the USA

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 7:50am

LAS VEGAS, NV, Feb 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Stephen Crystal, Founder of SCCG Management, announced a partnership with King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based iGaming Marketing and Advertising firm, MediaTroopers.

Key Points: 
  • LAS VEGAS, NV, Feb 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Stephen Crystal, Founder of SCCG Management, announced a partnership with King of Prussia, Pennsylvania-based iGaming Marketing and Advertising firm, MediaTroopers.
  • Online sports betting and iGaming products are exploding across the US, backed by huge brands and equally large budgets.
  • That same demand exists for digital marketing expertise in iGaming - knowledge put in context by the challenges experienced by veteran digital marketers in the online gaming space.
  • The experience and expertise that MediaTroopers bring to our partners through a third-party agency model can help these companies accelerate the results needed to secure their fair share of the market.

Blockpass and UREEQA Bring Identity Verification to Creators

Thursday, February 25, 2021 - 2:00am

Validators work to ensure that creative content on UREEQA is original, earning URQA tokens and a UREEQA Validator Rating (UV Rating) based on their performance.

Key Points: 
  • Validators work to ensure that creative content on UREEQA is original, earning URQA tokens and a UREEQA Validator Rating (UV Rating) based on their performance.
  • Once a creator's work has been successfully validated, a non-fungible token is generated; this token is the creator's immutable claim to the creation.
  • Blockpass is a digital identity verification provider which provides a one-click compliance gateway to financial services and other regulated industries.
  • UREEQA provides value and opportunities for its Creators, Validators and Tokenholders via URQA, the token at the heart of the UREEQA ecosystem.

Ozan Electronic Money Turkey Join Forces With Albaraka Turk, One of Turkey's Most Well-Known Banks

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 3:00pm

Ozan Electronic Money Turkey, which offers financial services to individual users and SMEs, has entered into a strategic cooperation with one of Turkey's most well-known banks, Albaraka Turk.

Key Points: 
  • Ozan Electronic Money Turkey, which offers financial services to individual users and SMEs, has entered into a strategic cooperation with one of Turkey's most well-known banks, Albaraka Turk.
  • Now it is joining forces with Ozan Electronic Money Turkey, which offers next generation financial services to individuals and businesses.
  • Founded by Dr. Ozan Ozerk, Ozan Electronic Money Turkey is a new generation financial technology initiative, established to bring individual users together with SMEs on financial services.
  • Ozan Electronic Money Turkey, which obtained electronic money license from the Banking Regulation And Supervision Agency (BRSA) in accordance with law no.

Pacific Green Appoints Jose Lobo as Vice President of Business Development, Latin America

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 1:00pm

DOVER, DE, Feb 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "PGTK", (OTCQB:PGTK)) announces the appointment of Jose Lobo as Vice President of Business Development, Latin America, effective February 1st, 2021.

Key Points: 
  • DOVER, DE, Feb 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Pacific Green Technologies, Inc. (the "Company" or "PGTK", (OTCQB:PGTK)) announces the appointment of Jose Lobo as Vice President of Business Development, Latin America, effective February 1st, 2021.
  • Over the last 20 years, Jose Lobo has been developing green energy projects throughout Latin America with a specific focus on wind turbines, concentrated solar power (CSP), hydro and photovoltaic (PV) power generation facilities.
  • Scott Poulter, PGTK's Chairman and Chief Executive, commented: "We are delighted to welcome Jose to Pacific Green.
  • Jose Lobo commented: "I am thrilled to join Pacific Green and look forward to developing the Company's business in Latin America.

China Gas responds to China's rural rejuvenation strategy by introducing unique Smart MicroGrid village gasification technology

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:49am

It also stressed "the promotion of gas to villages and support for the construction of safe and reliable village gas tank stations and microgrid gas supply system".

Key Points: 
  • It also stressed "the promotion of gas to villages and support for the construction of safe and reliable village gas tank stations and microgrid gas supply system".
  • The gas tank stations and microgrid gas supply system mainly refer to the unique liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) Smart MicroGrid system developed by China Gas Holdings Limited ("China Gas"; stock code: 384).
  • The consumption pattern of the Smart MicroGrid is the same as piped natural gas, but the former boasts lower construction costs.
  • Smart MicroGrid is unique technology developed by China Gas that is aimed at creating a low-carbon livable environment, following the industrial "coal to gas" and village "replacement of coal with gas" projects.

Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2020 ceremony Successfully Held on 3&4 February 2021

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 9:35am

HONG KONG, Feb 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Award Ceremony of Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2020 was successfully held on 3 and 4 February 2021 at Regal Kowloon Hotel.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 24, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The Award Ceremony of Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2020 was successfully held on 3 and 4 February 2021 at Regal Kowloon Hotel.
  • The Awards, instituted in 2009, is organized by Quamnet and aims to identify and recognize the excellent performance of Hong Kong enterprises.
  • The judging panel of QOEA is formed by the Quamnet editorial team, Quamnet research team, and independent financial analysts.
  • Website of Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards 2020:
    For more photos, please visit Quamnet Outstanding Enterprise Awards website:

HKTDC welcomes economic recovery measures in 2021/22 Budget

Wednesday, February 24, 2021 - 8:00am

HKTDC Chairman Dr Peter K N Lam said: "We welcome the economic recovery measures announced in the Budget, including fee waivers, tax reduction and optimising the 'SME Financing Guarantee Scheme' which would help relief the pressure on cash flow for SMEs.

Key Points: 
  • HKTDC Chairman Dr Peter K N Lam said: "We welcome the economic recovery measures announced in the Budget, including fee waivers, tax reduction and optimising the 'SME Financing Guarantee Scheme' which would help relief the pressure on cash flow for SMEs.
  • The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.
  • With 50 offices globally, including 13 in Mainland China, the HKTDC promotes Hong Kong as a two-way global investment and business hub.
  • Follow us on Twitter @hktdc and LinkedIn
    Please contact the HKTDC's Communication and Public Affairs Department:

NaturalShrimp Signs Letter of Intent to Acquire Aquaculture Assets of Hydrenesis Aquaculture, LLC

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 9:00pm

Gerald Easterling, CEO of NaturalShrimp added, "NaturalShrimp has been working with Hydrenesis since 2018 on several solutions for the industry with the team at Hydrenesis.

Key Points: 
  • Gerald Easterling, CEO of NaturalShrimp added, "NaturalShrimp has been working with Hydrenesis since 2018 on several solutions for the industry with the team at Hydrenesis.
  • We also believe that the Hydrenesis technology will have major impacts on disease control in salmon, barramundi, and tilapia farming segments.
  • We expect to file additional patents around the expansion of the application and use of the combined EC and Hydrenesis technology."
  • David Antelo, CEO of Hydrenesis, Inc., said, "We are excited for the next evolution of our relationship with NaturalShrimp.

Great Bay and Other Five Strategic Investors Invested in A Stake in TAOP

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 12:00pm

The investment from the six strategic investment institutions and independent investors in the Company has fully reflected their confidence in the Company's development strategy and prospects.

Key Points: 
  • The investment from the six strategic investment institutions and independent investors in the Company has fully reflected their confidence in the Company's development strategy and prospects.
  • With years of investment experience and industry experience, it is believed that the investors can help TAOP to achieve the goal of strategic transformation and promote its long-term development.
  • The six strategic investment institutions and independent investors include:
    Great Bay is an excellent investment management company with rich investment experience and rich experience in enterprise financing, merger and reorganization.
  • Mr. Yi Ming, the Chief Management Partner of Great Bay, has more than 18 years of investment and financing experience at home and abroad.

Parkson Announces the Annual Results for the Year Ended 31 December 2020

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 10:58am

HONG KONG, Feb 23, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Parkson Retail Group Limited ("Parkson' or the "Company", with its subsidiaries collectively referred as the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3368.HK), the leading nationwide lifestyle concept retailer in China, today announces the Group's annual results for the year ended 31 December 2020 ("Year under Review").

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 23, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Parkson Retail Group Limited ("Parkson' or the "Company", with its subsidiaries collectively referred as the "Group", HKEx stock code: 3368.HK), the leading nationwide lifestyle concept retailer in China, today announces the Group's annual results for the year ended 31 December 2020 ("Year under Review").
  • Same-store sales decreased by 18.7% during the year under review, mainly due to the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Parkson Retail Group Limited ("Parkson") is a leading nationwide lifestyle retail operator in China.
  • This press release is disseminated by Bright Communication International Limited on behalf of Parkson Retail Group Limited.

ATAL Sets Up First Company in UK, Further Expands its Footprint across the World

Tuesday, February 23, 2021 - 7:34am

Anlev's manufacturing plant in Nanjing is expected to produce 3,500 sets of lifts and escalators annually upon the completion of its expansion in 2022.

Key Points: 
  • Anlev's manufacturing plant in Nanjing is expected to produce 3,500 sets of lifts and escalators annually upon the completion of its expansion in 2022.
  • Dr. Otto Poon Lok-to, Chairman of ATAL Engineering Group, said, "When we established the lifts and escalators business back in 1991, we envisaged a company with 'A New Lift and Escalator Vision' and named it Anlev.
  • With the newly established UK office, we are well positioned to further our global expansion in this business."
  • ATAL's parent company, Analogue Holdings Limited, is listed on the Main Board of the Stock Exchange of Hong Kong (Stock Code: 1977).

SPIC paves way for poverty alleviation in NW China's Yanchuan

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:30pm

Yanchuan, China, Feb 23, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC), one of the biggest renewable energy companies in China, has well fulfilled its social responsibility as an enterprise and given a big leg up to poverty alleviation efforts in Yanchuan county, Yan'an, northwest China's Shaanxi province.

Key Points: 
  • Yanchuan, China, Feb 23, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC), one of the biggest renewable energy companies in China, has well fulfilled its social responsibility as an enterprise and given a big leg up to poverty alleviation efforts in Yanchuan county, Yan'an, northwest China's Shaanxi province.
  • Since 2013, SPIC and the county government have built four modern agriculture demonstration parks and helped establish 974 greenhouses equipped with solar panels.
  • (SPIC).VIDEO:https://youtu.be/r_D1SS9SG_k
    Since 2013, the SPIC and the county government have built four modern agriculture demonstration parks and helped establish 974 greenhouses equipped with solar panels.
  • Besides, the SPIC also built rural roads and installed solar street lamps in Yanchuan county, and is attempting to reduce poverty by improving local education.

BitFuFu Officially Endorsed by Bitmain as Standardized Crypto Mining Platform

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - BitFuFu, the world's first crypto mining standardization platform, has been selected by crypto mining giant Bitmain to standardize the industry.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - BitFuFu, the world's first crypto mining standardization platform, has been selected by crypto mining giant Bitmain to standardize the industry.
  • BitFuFu, the first crypto mining standardization platform, officially announces a strategic partnership with Bitmain, the largest crypto mining company.
  • Bitmain and BitFuFu will pool their resources to offer their worldwide clients standardized crypto mining services.
  • BitFuFu is the world's first platform to offer crypto mining services to users with standardized mining hashrates.

Black Spade Capital Aims to Build an SPAC-themed Portfolio

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 8:15am

Savvy investors in the East are catching up fast with the trend and among them is Black Spade Capital Limited, the family office of casino magnate Lawrence Ho Yau Lung.

Key Points: 
  • Savvy investors in the East are catching up fast with the trend and among them is Black Spade Capital Limited, the family office of casino magnate Lawrence Ho Yau Lung.
  • "We aim to be one of the first Asian family offices to build an SPAC-themed portfolio," said Mr. Dennis Tam, President and CEO of Black Spade Capital.
  • The whole SPAC trend has to do to a certain extent with the abundance of capital in the market seeking return.
  • Black Spade Capital Limited is an established family office that manages the private investments of Mr. Lawrence Ho.

China's private capital funds must invest to meet investors' increasing demands for transparency, Intertrust Group says

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 8:00am

Intertrust Group, a world leader in providing specialised administration services to clients in over 30 jurisdictions, estimates that around US$5.5 billion will need to be spent by the world's private capital funds industry to meet these increasing demands over the next five years.

Key Points: 
  • Intertrust Group, a world leader in providing specialised administration services to clients in over 30 jurisdictions, estimates that around US$5.5 billion will need to be spent by the world's private capital funds industry to meet these increasing demands over the next five years.
  • Although extensive investment will be required to meet these greater demands, they are also conflicting with private capital funds' traditional leaning towards confidentiality.
  • Intertrust Group warns that private capital funds must either meet the demands or face significant competitive disadvantages and possibly regulatory pressures.
  • *Source: Global Custodian in partnership with Intertrust Group; a global sample of 300+ chief financial officers at private capital funds were surveyed between 20 November 2020 and 26 January 2021, including 54 in China

Leon Lai returns as Ambassador for Entertainment Expo

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 6:00am

HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong superstar Leon Lai has accepted the invitation from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to once again act as Ambassador for the 2021 Entertainment Expo, taking part in a photo shoot to introduce this year's event.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Hong Kong superstar Leon Lai has accepted the invitation from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to once again act as Ambassador for the 2021 Entertainment Expo, taking part in a photo shoot to introduce this year's event.
  • Hong Kong superstar Leon Lai has once again accepted the invitation from the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) to act as Ambassador for the 2021 Entertainment Expo.
  • Commenting on being appointed into the role, Mr Lai said: "The pandemic has created a new normal for the local film and television entertainment industry.
  • I am proud to act as Ambassador for the expo during this particularly challenging period to continue promoting Hong Kong's entertainment industry."

Blockpass and Vortex DeFi Enter Strategic Partnership

Monday, February 22, 2021 - 3:00am

HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Blockpass is excited to announce Vortex DeFi, the one-stop simplified DeFi Asset management web-based application, as its latest partner.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Blockpass is excited to announce Vortex DeFi, the one-stop simplified DeFi Asset management web-based application, as its latest partner.
  • This new strategic partnership will see Blockpass' unique KYC solution used to secure Vortexdefi's platform and upcoming Initial Dex Offering.
  • Vortex DeFi is a web-based platform that works to realise any and all DeFi-related opportunities in one place.
  • "The Vortex DeFi Team feel great to have Blockpass working with us to help us KYC all our public sale participants.

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

Saturday, February 20, 2021 - 1:00am

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).

Key Points: 
  • 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).
  • Ms Worrawan Chaikamnerd, Chief Executive Officer of Rojukiss International (KISS), spoke at the opening of SET trading (Feb 19) of the Company's vision to become an Asian leader in the health and beauty sector, a "True Health and Beauty Company" targeting revenue of 3 billion baht in FY2024, or average revenue growth of 20% per year from FY2019.
  • "We will invest another 100 million baht to develop products and brands for direct-to-consumer (D2C) marketing in a new joint venture with GMM Grammy PCL.
  • Released by Public Relations Dept., MT Multimedia Co., Ltd. for Rojukiss International PCL.

IBI Officially Launches Building Solutions Limited

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 6:55am

HONG KONG, Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - IBI Group Holdings Limited ("IBI" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 1547), a building contractor focused on providing renovation services as main contractor for property projects in the private sector in Hong Kong and Macau, has officially announced the launch of its subsidiary, Building Solutions Limited ("BSL" or the "Company"), with the mission to create healthy, productive and efficient environments through the use of innovative and high tech solutions.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - IBI Group Holdings Limited ("IBI" or the "Group"; Stock Code: 1547), a building contractor focused on providing renovation services as main contractor for property projects in the private sector in Hong Kong and Macau, has officially announced the launch of its subsidiary, Building Solutions Limited ("BSL" or the "Company"), with the mission to create healthy, productive and efficient environments through the use of innovative and high tech solutions.
  • BSL is a solutions provider that offers innovative products and solutions aimed at enhancing the performance and well-being of the built environment.
  • About IBI Group Holdings Limited (stock code: 1547)
    Established in Hong Kong in 1997, IBI Group Holdings Limited is a leading building contractor focusing on providing renovation services as a main contractor for property projects in the private sector in Hong Kong and Macau.
  • Building Solutions Limited is a subsidiary of IBI Group Holdings Limited focusing on air quality and green technology.

GBA Welcomes Venture Investment Platform DAO Maker as New Corporate Member

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 3:03am

Washington, D.C., Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The GBA has added another valuable corporate member to their growing network.

Key Points: 
  • Washington, D.C., Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - The GBA has added another valuable corporate member to their growing network.
  • DAO Maker, DAOETH, is a venture investment platform for all risk appetites, building the crucial platform for retail venture investing in equity and tokens.
  • Some bullets on DAO Maker:
    - Allows startups a decentralized, safe, and autonomous environment in which to accelerate
    And, staying true to their DAO name, DAO Maker is now working on permissionless, self-managed versions of their technology products.
  • "The partnership between DAO Maker and GBA provides enormous opportunities for innovators and investors in our global community," saysGerard Dache, Executive Director, GBA.

Moonstake Collaboration Webinar: "CENTRALIZED OR DECENTRALIZED - How can institutions ensure their digital assets are safe and secure"

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 2:00am

However with the massive price surge and adoption, the need to secure the digital assets has become ever more important.

Key Points: 
  • However with the massive price surge and adoption, the need to secure the digital assets has become ever more important.
  • Moreover, institutions might not be aware of the various platforms and setup, be it decentralized or centralized, available for them to store and earn yields from.
  • This webinar is a valuable opportunity to hear the opinions of experts about security at scale in digital asset management.
  • MODERATOR: Roy Kek,Co-founder & Managing Director, DIFY
    - What are the advantages of DeFi over traditional finance in order to encourage more allocation of assets from institutions?

Bityard and Paxful to Provide Crypto Access to Global Investors

Friday, February 19, 2021 - 1:00am

SINGAPORE, Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Bityard, the world's leading crypto derivative exchange, has teamed up with Paxful, a global peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace, to provide convenient payment methods for Bityard users to buy Bitcoin with over 150 fiat currencies, enabling global investors to make deposits at Bityard using local fiat money.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Feb 19, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Bityard, the world's leading crypto derivative exchange, has teamed up with Paxful, a global peer-to-peer cryptocurrency marketplace, to provide convenient payment methods for Bityard users to buy Bitcoin with over 150 fiat currencies, enabling global investors to make deposits at Bityard using local fiat money.
  • "The partnership between Bityard and Paxful is extremely important for Bityard, as it provides our users with more convenient access to trade crypto assets," said Michael Hung, co-founder at Bityard.
  • The partnership between Bityard and Paxful will provide easy and more convenient access for global investors, especially for the novices, to get started in crypto investment.
  • In such nations, people can use gift cards to buy crypto assets via Paxful to make deposits on Bityard.