Cities in China

Calvin Choi of AMTD gave speech at the opening ceremony of HKFTW 2020

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 9:13am

Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of HongKong SAR, delivered the opening speech.

Key Points: 
  • Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of HongKong SAR, delivered the opening speech.
  • In his opening speech, Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of HongKong SAR, welcomed all attendees across the world that have joined the event in a unique virtual way.
  • Eddie Yue, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority, also delivered opening keynotes on the future strategies of Hong Kong FinTech.
  • AMTD will continue to leverage on the AMTD SpiderNet to connect and benefit its partners, as well as supporting enterprises to innovate continuously.

Studio City Phase 2 shortlisted for BREEAM Awards 2021

Thursday, January 28, 2021 - 8:07am

MACAU, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Melco Resorts & Entertainment announces Studio City Phase 2 has been shortlisted for the Regional Award, Asia at the BREEAM Awards 2021.

Key Points: 
  • MACAU, Jan. 28, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Melco Resorts & Entertainment announces Studio City Phase 2 has been shortlisted for the Regional Award, Asia at the BREEAM Awards 2021.
  • The international BREEAM Awards is an annual celebration recognizing the people, projects and organizations who are leading the way with significant achievements in sustainable building design, development and management.
  • Melco currently holds BREEAM Excellent Ratings for the Design stage for both Studio City Phase 2 and City of Dreams Mediterranean in Cyprus, where Melco is developing Europes largest integrated resort by incorporating the very highest sustainability standards into its design.
  • The Company also majority owns and operates Studio City ( www.studiocity-macau.com ), a cinematically-themed integrated resort in Cotai, Macau.

28 University Teams from Around the World Advance to the Finals of the ASC20-21 Student Supercomputer Challenge

Wednesday, January 27, 2021 - 2:07pm

Beihang University, Jinan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Universidad EAFIT, University of Warsaw, and Ural Federal University are just some of the finalists.

Key Points: 
  • Beihang University, Jinan University, Shanghai Jiaotong University, the Chinese University of Hong Kong, Universidad EAFIT, University of Warsaw, and Ural Federal University are just some of the finalists.
  • Because the COVID-19 pandemic is still rampant in many countries around the world, the ASC20-21 Student Supercomputer Challenge finals will be organized to include both on-site and virtual participations.
  • There is also much excitement about the debuting teams from Monash University, Hunan University and Lanzhou University for making their first ASC finals appearance this year.
  • After a long and careful evaluation, the ASC20-21 Student Supercomputer Challenge Committee selected the following teams to qualify for the ASC20-21 Finals:

CBAK Energy Partners With Chengdu Raja to Jointly Develop Battery Swapping Project and UPS Project

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 2:17pm

DALIAN, China, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CBAK Energy Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBAT) ("CBAK Energy", or the "Company"), a leading lithium-ion battery manufacturer and electric energy solution provider, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dalian CBAK Energy Technology Co., LTD ("Dalian CBAK"), recently signed a one-year strategic cooperation framework agreement (the "Agreement") with Chengdu Raja New Energy Automotive Technology Co., Ltd. ("Raja").

Key Points: 
  • DALIAN, China, Jan. 25, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- CBAK Energy Technology, Inc. (NASDAQ: CBAT) ("CBAK Energy", or the "Company"), a leading lithium-ion battery manufacturer and electric energy solution provider, today announced that its wholly-owned subsidiary, Dalian CBAK Energy Technology Co., LTD ("Dalian CBAK"), recently signed a one-year strategic cooperation framework agreement (the "Agreement") with Chengdu Raja New Energy Automotive Technology Co., Ltd. ("Raja").
  • As part of the Agreement, the two parties plan to jointly develop a battery swapping project for the food delivery and logistics industries as well as an uninterruptible power supply ("UPS") project for traffic lights.
  • The main purpose of the battery swapping project is to provide battery swapping services to groups of low-speed electric vehicle drivers throughout the delivery and logistics industries.
  • In January 2006, CBAK Energy became the first lithium battery manufacturer in China listed on the Nasdaq Stock Market.

High net worth professionals prefer Ireland's IIP for investment immigration due to the greater flexibility and cost certainty it offers

Monday, January 25, 2021 - 2:40am

HONG KONG, Jan 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Ireland has emerged as a preferred migration destination among Hong Kong's high net worth families and professionals.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan 25, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Ireland has emerged as a preferred migration destination among Hong Kong's high net worth families and professionals.
  • Eligible applicants must have a legally accumulated minimum net worth of EURO2 million and make a EURO1 million investment in a product approved under the programme.
  • In 2020, the IIP received over 400 applications from around the world with a growing percentage coming from Hong Kong.
  • Under the IIP, once approved for permanent residency, an applicant needs to reside only one day in Ireland each calendar year.

China Distance Education Holdings Limited Files Annual Report on Form 20-F

Friday, January 22, 2021 - 12:00pm

BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, today announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Key Points: 
  • BEIJING, Jan. 22, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- China Distance Education Holdings Limited (NYSE: DL) ("CDEL", or the "Company"), a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China, today announced that it has filed its annual report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended September 30, 2020 with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
  • The annual report can be accessed on the Company's investor relations website at http://ir.cdeledu.com under the section titled "Financials - Annual Reports."
  • Requests should be directed to our IR representatives stated below, or in writing to China Distance Education Holdings Limited, 18th Floor, Xueyuan International Tower, 1 Zhichun Road, Haidian District, Beijing China, 100083.
  • China Distance Education Holdings Limited is a leading provider of online education and value-added services for professionals and corporate clients in China.

GS1 HK and Zenecom join hands to help local merchants seize trillions O2O opportunities in Mainland China's medical, healthcare and beauty markets

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 12:44pm

HONG KONG, Jan.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GS1 Hong Kong (GS1 HK) and Zenecom International Group Co. Ltd(Zenecom) formally signed a strategic cooperation agreement to launch "HK Trusted Market+ WJH" initiative.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Jan.20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- GS1 Hong Kong (GS1 HK) and Zenecom International Group Co. Ltd(Zenecom) formally signed a strategic cooperation agreement to launch "HK Trusted Market+ WJH" initiative.
  • Anna Lin, Chief Executive of GS1 HK stated, "Our membersrevealed numerous obstacles to develop in the Mainland China.
  • The cross-border e-marketplace "HK Trusted Market+WJH" by GS1 HKand Zenecom is designed to enable Hong Kong & overseas business to bank on the growing "Big Health" opportunities in Mainland China.
  • The products will be delivered directly from the bonded warehouse in Mainland China to the customers after their online purchase, which is time-saving.

14th Asian Financial Forum attracts 63,000-plus viewers

Wednesday, January 20, 2021 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, Jan 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Co-organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 14th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) concluded yesterday.

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  • HONG KONG, Jan 20, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Co-organised by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government and Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the 14th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) concluded yesterday.
  • The keynote speaker on the second day of the Asian Financial Forum was Stephen A Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone (R).
  • Fintech and start-up exhibitions also moved online, bringing together more than 140 local and overseas international financial institutions.
  • Paul Chan, Financial Secretary of the HKSAR, expressed his views on the outlook for Hong Kong on the second morning of the forum.

Southwest China's Chongqing Liangjiang New Area embarks on new journey in high-quality development

Monday, January 18, 2021 - 2:30am

CHONGQING, China, Jan. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 15, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality held a press conference on turning Liangjiang New Area into a region with high-quality life and development, according to Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Management Committee.

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  • CHONGQING, China, Jan. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- On January 15, southwest China's Chongqing Municipality held a press conference on turning Liangjiang New Area into a region with high-quality life and development, according to Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Management Committee.
  • The press conference offered detailed introduction of the guideline issued last November to boost the area's high-quality development, which is designed to help make Liangjiang New Area an inland opening-up portal, smart city in Chongqing and a pilot area in high-quality life and development.
  • The area is expected to take the lead in development and opening-up in west China, with enhanced smart governance capabilities.
  • The guideline is set to help Liangjiang New Area expand new frontiers and inject strong impetus in seeking high-quality development.

The Hong Kong Tourism Board Announced 3.57 Million Total Visitor Arrivals in 2020

Friday, January 15, 2021 - 10:48pm

HONG KONGand LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) today announced that the provisional total number of visitor arrivals in 2020 was 3.57 million, a 93.6% drop from 2019.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONGand LOS ANGELES, Jan. 15, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB) today announced that the provisional total number of visitor arrivals in 2020 was 3.57 million, a 93.6% drop from 2019.
  • The Hong Kong Tourism Board has renewed its strategies and approach in response to the immense challenges of the pandemic.
  • The hugely popular Hong Kong Wine & Dine Festival, for instance, adopted a new "Online+Offline" format, while the Hong Kong Winterfest and the Hong Kong New Year Countdown Celebrations were held online for the first time.
  • The platform successfully matched over 500 Hong Kong businesses and Mainland enterprises, and set up more than 1,300 meetings.