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Tiger Brokers adds ASX to its Online Trading & Mobile App

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 5:30am

SINGAPORE, Sept 18, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Tiger Brokers, the NASDAQ-listed, Xiaomi-backed online brokerage focused on global trading across the world's top markets, announced the addition of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to its mobile and online trading application, Tiger Trade.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Sept 18, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Tiger Brokers, the NASDAQ-listed, Xiaomi-backed online brokerage focused on global trading across the world's top markets, announced the addition of the Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to its mobile and online trading application, Tiger Trade.
  • With the ASX seeing an average daily on-market trading volume of AU$5.4 billion (S$5.36 billion) in July, up 21% y-o-y, it was natural that Tiger Brokers would want to provide access to ASX trading on its platform and to expand its offerings to potential ASX investors.
  • Mr Eng Thiam Choon, CEO of Tiger Brokers Singapore, said, "Tiger Brokers believes that technology is a strong enabler to providing convenient access for retail investors to meet their investing needs.
  • The Tiger Trade mobile app is available for download at Apple App Store and Google Play store.

AVIA Hosts the Satellite Industry Forum Focusing on Video in the Satellite World

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 2:00am

SINGAPORE, Sept 18, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) will be hosting this year's Satellite Industry Forum (SIF) as a virtual conference, taking place over two days, from 24-25 September, 930am-1130am (SGT).

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Sept 18, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) will be hosting this year's Satellite Industry Forum (SIF) as a virtual conference, taking place over two days, from 24-25 September, 930am-1130am (SGT).
  • The Asia Video Industry Association (AVIA) is the trade association for the video industry and ecosystem in Asia Pacific.
  • AVIA is the interlocutor for the industry with governments across the region, leads the fight against video piracy and provides insight into the video industry through reports and conferences aimed to support a vibrant video industry.
  • AVIA is also committed to its mission in working with and representing the interests of the satellite industry.

TAITRA's Smart Manufacturing Webinar a Success, Captures Worldwide Buyer Attention

Friday, September 18, 2020 - 1:00am

The Webinar captured the attention of buyers worldwide, especially in Europe and Southeast Asia.

Key Points: 
  • The Webinar captured the attention of buyers worldwide, especially in Europe and Southeast Asia.
  • Taiwan's smart machinery industry has integrated precision manufacturing technology with innovative information and communication technology to provide total solutions for advanced manufacturing.
  • See the Taiwan Smart Manufacturing webinar at https://youtu.be/ifqK1Y2TvIw.
  • Please visit Taiwan Smart Machinery at https://twmt.taiwantrade.com, or email the Taiwan Smart Machinery Team at twmt@taitra.org.tw.

DoiT Signs Multi-Year, Strategic, Non-Binding 1.5 Billion Dollar Agreement with Google Cloud

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:00pm

DoiT International, a provider of proprietary public cloud optimization and governance software and public cloud expertise, today announced a new agreement with Google Cloud with the target of delivering $1.5 billion in Google Cloud infrastructure and services over the next five years.

Key Points: 
  • DoiT International, a provider of proprietary public cloud optimization and governance software and public cloud expertise, today announced a new agreement with Google Cloud with the target of delivering $1.5 billion in Google Cloud infrastructure and services over the next five years.
  • SANTA CLARA, CA, Sept 17, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - DoiT International ("DoiT" or the "Company"), a provider of proprietary public cloud optimization and governance software and public cloud expertise, today announced a new agreement with Google Cloud with the target of delivering $1.5 billion in Google Cloud infrastructure and services over the next five years.
  • DoiT also has earned Google Cloud Partner technical specializations in Data Management, Infrastructure, Location-Based Services, Data Analytics, Machine Learning, and Cloud Migration.
  • DoiT International is a leading global cloud consulting company and strategic partner of Google Cloud Platform and Amazon Web Services.

CENTRESTAGE Virtual Runway Shows Begin Today

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 10:00am

Combining traditional fashion shows with computer-generated imagery, these unique runway shows feature the latest collections from more than 40 Hong Kong and Asian designers.

Key Points: 
  • Combining traditional fashion shows with computer-generated imagery, these unique runway shows feature the latest collections from more than 40 Hong Kong and Asian designers.
  • The CENTRESTAGE virtual runway shows officially begin today.
  • In addition to the virtual runway shows, the HKTDC has collaborated with Vogue Hong Kong to build a brand-new digital platform that introduces designers and their brands and collections.
  • The premiere of the Fashion Hong Kong show marks the start of six spectacular virtual runway shows.

The sole supplier of solvents and additives in Tesla's new battery is Chinese company Shi Dashenghua

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 8:40am

At the same time, the new battery will use a variety of new electrolyte additives.

Key Points: 
  • At the same time, the new battery will use a variety of new electrolyte additives.
  • The exclusive supplier of DMC and additives is a Chinese manufacturer named Shi Dashenghua.
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SGX-Listed OIO Holdings Launches Beta Test Program of Enterprise Cryptocurrency Wallet

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 7:00am

SINGAPORE, Sept 17, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - SGX-listed OIO Holdings Limited ("OIO") is pleased to announce the beta test launch of Moonstake Enterprise Wallet, a cryptocurrency wallet for enterprise users.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Sept 17, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - SGX-listed OIO Holdings Limited ("OIO") is pleased to announce the beta test launch of Moonstake Enterprise Wallet, a cryptocurrency wallet for enterprise users.
  • OIO is engaged in sales and marketing of Moonstake Enterprise Wallet - one of the B2B products of our strategic partner, Moonstake.
  • OIO and Moonstake hope to target enterprises for the program, including SMEs & start-ups, which use cryptocurrencies for their operations or investments.
  • The feedback and insights provided by early beta testers will help OIO develop the product further before it markets the Enterprise Wallet to a wider pool of enterprise users.

Huge Decrease in Levels of Streaming Piracy Seen in Malaysia Over the Last 12 Months

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 4:00am

More than half (55%) of online consumers had noticed that a piracy service had been blocked by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA).

Key Points: 
  • More than half (55%) of online consumers had noticed that a piracy service had been blocked by the Ministry of Domestic Trade and Consumer Affairs (MDTCA).
  • Desmond Chan, General Manager of TVB International commented: "We are encouraged by the efforts of MDTCA in fighting online piracy with their site blocking campaign.
  • TVB's programmes are popular in Malaysia and have always been the targets for piracy.
  • Consumers who subscribe to illicit IPTV services or access piracy streaming sites are wasting their time and money when the channels and websites stop working.

Tiger Brokers Singapore Adds ASX to its Online and Mobile Trading Apps, Addressing Demand from Singapore Based Investors

Thursday, September 17, 2020 - 1:00am

SINGAPORE, Sept 17, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Xiaomi-backed Tiger Brokers, a global online stock brokerage, has announced the addition of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to its online and mobile trading app, Tiger Trade.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Sept 17, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Xiaomi-backed Tiger Brokers, a global online stock brokerage, has announced the addition of Australian Securities Exchange (ASX) to its online and mobile trading app, Tiger Trade.
  • Mr Eng Thiam Choon, CEO of Tiger Brokers Singapore, said, "Tiger Brokers believes that technology is a strong enabler to providing convenient access for retail investors to meet their investing needs.
  • About Tiger Brokers (Singapore) Pte Ltd.
    Tiger Brokers Singapore Pte Ltd (Tiger Brokers Singapore) is a brokerage firm operating with a Capital Markets Services (CMS) Licence from the Monetary Authority of Singapore (MAS).
  • Tiger Brokers Singapore is the Singapore entity of UPFintech Holding Ltd, known as "Tiger Brokers" in Asia, a leading online brokerage firm focusing on global investors.

Vingroup to Announce a Pioneering Solution to Optimize Cameras Under Display

Wednesday, September 16, 2020 - 3:00pm

Pioneering AI technologies enable the realisation of ultimate infinity display experience, and make VinSmart one of the first companies in the world to own a smartphone with a camera under display.

Key Points: 
  • Pioneering AI technologies enable the realisation of ultimate infinity display experience, and make VinSmart one of the first companies in the world to own a smartphone with a camera under display.
  • VCam Kristal is a pioneering AI photography technology successfully developed by VinAI Research, allowing high-quality photography with cameras under display (CUD).
  • By incorporating AI algorithms and models in computer vision, computational photography, and special neural network architecture, VCam Kristal overcomes optical barriers of cameras under display.
  • VCam Kristal marks an important breakthrough in AI camera technology on cell phones, opening up opportunities to commercialise high-quality cell phones with cameras under display while realising an infinity display experience.

Taiwan's 2020 Tang Prize Laureate Wang Gungwu to Talk about the Many Faces of Sinology

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Tang Prize Foundation and National Chengchi University will co-host the 2020 Tang Prize Masters' Forum for Sinology, scheduled to take place from 2p.m.

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  • The Tang Prize Foundation and National Chengchi University will co-host the 2020 Tang Prize Masters' Forum for Sinology, scheduled to take place from 2p.m.
  • Prof. Wang Gungwu, 2020 Tang Prize winner in Sinology and world authority on the study of the Chinese overseas, will speak on the topic, "The High Road to Pluralist Sinology."
  • The Tang Prize in Sinology recognizes the study of Sinology in its broadest sense, which encompasses not only Chinese philology, linguistics, literature and art but also Chinese thought and history.
  • It is for all these achievements that he was awarded the 2020 Tang Prize in Sinology.

ADERA to Broaden and Deepen its Business Presence in Chongqing, China

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 9:30am

Ltd. ("ADERA" or the "Company"), an innovative financial services technology group headquartered in Singapore with a track record of more than 35 years, is pleased to announce that it has entered into two Memorandum of Understandings ("MOU") and a letter of intent to broaden and deepen its business presence in Chongqing, China.

Key Points: 
  • Ltd. ("ADERA" or the "Company"), an innovative financial services technology group headquartered in Singapore with a track record of more than 35 years, is pleased to announce that it has entered into two Memorandum of Understandings ("MOU") and a letter of intent to broaden and deepen its business presence in Chongqing, China.
  • Previously, such intergovernmental cooperation projects have effectively facilitated the origination and completion of several China-Singapore cooperation projects.
  • In 2018, 16 cross-border financing projects under the China-Singapore Demonstration Initiative on Strategic Connectivity were followed through.
  • Chongqing, in southwest China, is one of four municipalities directly controlled by the central government - the other three are Beijing, Shanghai, and Tianjin.

Moonstake partners with TZ Ventures, Tezos centric blockchain startup combinator from South Korea

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 7:00am

Moonstake partners with TZ Ventures, Tezos centric blockchain startup combinator from South Korea supported by the Tezos Foundation to accelerate industry adoption of staking within Tezos' ecosystem

Key Points: 
  • Moonstake partners with TZ Ventures, Tezos centric blockchain startup combinator from South Korea supported by the Tezos Foundation to accelerate industry adoption of staking within Tezos' ecosystem
    SINGAPORE, Sept 15, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - We are pleased to announce that Moonstake and Binarystar entered into a strategic partnership with TZ Ventures from South Korea accelerating industry adoption of staking within Tezos's ecosystem.
  • Moonstake is an advanced technology company with specific focuses on blockchain and staking technologies to build Asia's Biggest Staking Network.
  • Moonstake users have the ability to use their Tezos Asset (XTZ) to earn rewards through its website based staking pool.
  • Jaywon is the Director for TZ Ventures which is a Tezos-centric incubator for start-ups seeking to use the Tezos blockchain protocol.

BnkToTheFuture makes a strategic investment in Blockpass

Tuesday, September 15, 2020 - 3:00am

BnkToTheFuture, a pioneering global online investment platform which has facilitated the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in FinTech and Crypto companies, is investing in Blockpass as a lead investor.

Key Points: 
  • BnkToTheFuture, a pioneering global online investment platform which has facilitated the investment of hundreds of millions of dollars in FinTech and Crypto companies, is investing in Blockpass as a lead investor.
  • BnkToTheFuture will also be integrating Blockpass' KYC Connect solution into its ecosystem to enable fast, simple and efficient KYC and AML services.
  • A global online investment platform that allows qualifying investors to invest in financial innovation including FinTech companies, funds and other new alternative financial products, BnkToTheFuture was established in 2010.
  • Blockpass' efficient compliance services and BnkToTheFuture's investment opportunities represent a new way forward for people and businesses in a technologically developed world.

Taiwan's 2020 Tang Prize Biopharmaceutical Science Laureates to Decipher the Code of Body's Inflammatory Responses

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

The Tang Prize Foundation, in collaboration with Experimental Biology of the US and Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University, will stage the 2020 Tang Prize Masters' Forum for Biopharmaceutical Science at 9a.m., Taiwan time (GMT+8), on September 22, and livestream it on the Foundation's website (https://www.tang-prize.org/en/week.php?cat=94 ), with both Mandarin and English settings available.

Key Points: 
  • The Tang Prize Foundation, in collaboration with Experimental Biology of the US and Taiwan's National Cheng Kung University, will stage the 2020 Tang Prize Masters' Forum for Biopharmaceutical Science at 9a.m., Taiwan time (GMT+8), on September 22, and livestream it on the Foundation's website (https://www.tang-prize.org/en/week.php?cat=94 ), with both Mandarin and English settings available.
  • In addition to the lectures delivered by three 2020 awardees, 2014 Tang Prize and 2018 Nobel Prize winners Dr. James P. Allison and Prof. Tasuku Honjo will also take part.
  • Harkening back to the golden age of the Tang Dynasty in Chinese history, the Tang Prize seeks to be an inspiring force for people working in all corners of the world.
  • For more information on the Tang Prize and its laureates, please visit www.tang-prize.org

Evolution Wellness Launches Global Licensing Programme For FIRE Fitness, Asia's Hottest Boutique Gym Brand

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 1:00pm

- Premium boutique gym brand FIRE Fitness takes on the global stage through its asset-light, digitally enabled model, with attractive licensing proposition

Key Points: 
  • - Premium boutique gym brand FIRE Fitness takes on the global stage through its asset-light, digitally enabled model, with attractive licensing proposition
    - Backed by Evolution Wellness, Asia's leading health club operator
    KUALA LUMPUR, Sept 14, 2020 - (Media OutReach) - Evolution Wellness, Asia's leading health club operator whose portfolio of brands also includes Celebrity Fitness and Fitness First, today announced the launch of a competitive licensing programme for its premium boutique gym brand, FIRE Fitness.
  • "FIRE Fitness's Signature programmes are designed to deliver engaging and uplifting results-driven fitness experiences in an intimate boutique environment.
  • For more information about FIRE Fitness licensing opportunities, please contact Evolution Wellness Director for Growth & Innovation Nad Myan (nad.myan@evolutionwellness.com) or visit http://bit.ly/FIREFitnessInvest.
  • For more information about Evolution Wellness and our portfolio brands, please visit www.evolutionwellness.com.

HKTDC Export Index 3Q20: Exporter confidence rises for second consecutive quarter

Monday, September 14, 2020 - 10:00am

HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Export Index has risen for the second consecutive quarter, indicating that exporter sentiment continues to improve.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept 14, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The HKTDC Export Index has risen for the second consecutive quarter, indicating that exporter sentiment continues to improve.
  • The HKTDC Export Index reflects the prospects of the city's near-term export performance.
  • Ms Yim added that the Procurement Index, Offshore Trade Index and Trade Value Index all began to stabilise in the third quarter whereas the Employment Index dropped by 2.3 points to a four-year low of 39.8.
  • - Hong Kong Export Index 3Q20: Exporter Confidence Rallies Moderately While Spectre of Covid-19 Still Looms Large: https://bit.ly/2GKKiYx
    The Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC) is a statutory body established in 1966 to promote, assist and develop Hong Kong's trade.

COVID-19 Prompts Tang Prize Laureates to Examine New Challenges Facing Sustainable Development

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 2:00pm

Economic development, environmental conservation, and social justice are the three pillars of sustainable development, at the core of which is ecological conservation, the main theme of this forum.

Key Points: 
  • Economic development, environmental conservation, and social justice are the three pillars of sustainable development, at the core of which is ecological conservation, the main theme of this forum.
  • In addition to the moderator, President of Taiwan's Academia Sinica Dr. James Liao, and the keynote speaker, 2020 Tang Prize winner in Sustainable Development Dr. Jane Goodall, three previous Tang Prize laureates will also contribute their professional opinions.
  • Therefore, the Tang Prize Foundation cordially invite you to join us in this forum and learn about the masters' insight as to how to realize sustainable development under these trying circumstances.
  • For more information on the Tang Prize and its laureates, please visit www.tang-prize.org

Dear Crypto, I'm all in. Love, Poker. Crossover Poker Players Are Winning Big in Crypto Trading

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 10:00am

Poker star McDonald (pictured center) commented, "A lot of poker players are good at making financial decisions while limiting the role that emotion plays - that would be one of the skills that transfers particularly well to trading.

Key Points: 
  • Poker star McDonald (pictured center) commented, "A lot of poker players are good at making financial decisions while limiting the role that emotion plays - that would be one of the skills that transfers particularly well to trading.
  • Poker is a game that tends to reward strategic thinking, mental endurance and emotional resilience - traits that happen to work equally well for crypto trading.
  • Here are some of the common traits of winning poker players and profitable crypto traders:
    - Make +EV Decisions: Trading strategy deals with risk/reward ratio, similar to how poker players make expected value calculations for each hand when they consider whether to bet, check, call, raise or fold.
  • - Hand Selection: In poker, just like in crypto trading, you can't play your cards randomly.

Accounting & Finance Show Asia 2020 Goes Virtual

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 9:22am

SINGAPORE, Sept 11, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The Accounting & Finance Show Asia 2020 will run virtually this year at the end of a year of unprecedented disruption.

Key Points: 
  • SINGAPORE, Sept 11, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - The Accounting & Finance Show Asia 2020 will run virtually this year at the end of a year of unprecedented disruption.
  • While digital technology has been revolutionising accounting, financial and HR management for many years across Asia, the need for businesses of all sizes to adopt technology and digitise has never been more urgent.
  • It will continue to bring together the latest technology and solutions, the experts, the SMEs, the enterprises, and the accountancy practices.
  • Attendees will gather virtually, from the comfort of their desks, joining from across the Asia for two days of discovery and learning.

XanPool Concludes US$4.3 Million Series Pre-A Financing

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 7:00am

Several high-profile exit scams in the space has led users to be wary of keeping substantial amounts of crypto-currency on an exchange.

Key Points: 
  • Several high-profile exit scams in the space has led users to be wary of keeping substantial amounts of crypto-currency on an exchange.
  • XanPool C2C software enables users to settles their crypto-currency to local-currency trades in seconds instead of hours, without taking custody of customer funds throughout the entire process.
  • OK Group is excited to partner with XanPool in building the next generation payment infrastructure."
  • Jeffery Liu, Chief Executive Officer at XanPool, is available for interviews.

Samtrade FX Signs Sponsorship Deal with EPL Team Wolverhampton Wanderers FC

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 2:00am

LONDON, Sept 11, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Global trading platform Samtrade FX has inked a sponsorship deal with English Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club ("Wolverhampton Wanderers FC"), also known as the Wolves.

Key Points: 
  • LONDON, Sept 11, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Global trading platform Samtrade FX has inked a sponsorship deal with English Premier League team Wolverhampton Wanderers Football Club ("Wolverhampton Wanderers FC"), also known as the Wolves.
  • Samtrade FX's latest agreement with the Wolves comes on the heels of the online trading brokerage's two-season sponsorship deal with English Football League team Cardiff City FC, inked in late August 2020.
  • Samtrade FX's sponsorship deal with the Wolves is a digital asset partnership.
  • Samtrade FX founder and Chief Executive Officer, Sam Goh, commented on the partnership, "Following our recent sponsorship of the EFL's Bluebirds, we are excited to be sponsoring a prominent EPL team - the Wolves.

Yan Zhi: Promote the Entrepreneurial Spirit in Global Expansion

Friday, September 11, 2020 - 1:00am

ZALL has managed to grow our footprint across the world underpinned by our values as we ride the wave of globalisation and innovation, and I envisaged this trend to continue."

Key Points: 
  • ZALL has managed to grow our footprint across the world underpinned by our values as we ride the wave of globalisation and innovation, and I envisaged this trend to continue."
  • As one of the first companies in China to operate traditional wholesale markets, logistics, and ports, ZALL has developed Asia's largest B2B offline-to-online trading ecosystem in China and Southeast Asia.
  • Revenues from supply chain management and trading business largely contributed to the Group's total turnover at around RMB 34.96 billion (USD 5.12 billion).
  • In 2018, ZALL Group achieved a GMV of more than RMB 600 billion (US$85.2 bn), serving over 1 mil SME customers worldwide.