Hong Kong residents

Food Insecurity and COVID-19 Risk in Low- and Middle-income Countries

Friday, October 22, 2021 - 2:00pm

New research develops a clearer picture of which groups are vulnerable to food insecurity and the source of that food insecurity during the pandemic.

Key Points: 
  • New research develops a clearer picture of which groups are vulnerable to food insecurity and the source of that food insecurity during the pandemic.
  • The authors say, "We found that the perceived presence of COVID-19 in personal networks was positively associated with food insecurity in Bangladesh at the extensive margin.
  • Food insecurity was measured by whether the household reported to not have sufficient financial resources to buy food in the last 7 days.
  • In Kenya, households had a greater likelihood of experiencing extreme values of a food insecurity index, conditional on being food insecure.

Color Star Technology Co., Ltd. (NASDAQ: CSCW) Appoints Douglas P. Menelly as Director of Communications and Company Spokesperson

Tuesday, October 19, 2021 - 1:30pm

Mr. Menelly, who is fluent in Mandarin, has more than twenty years of global experience in the technology and financial services industries.

Key Points: 
  • Mr. Menelly, who is fluent in Mandarin, has more than twenty years of global experience in the technology and financial services industries.
  • Color Star Technology Co, Ltd. (Nasdaq CM: CSCW) is an entertainment and education company that provides online entertainment performances and online music education services.
  • Disclosures: Mr. Menelly's services are being provided to Color Star Technology Co., Ltd. through a formal arrangement between Color Star Technology Co., Ltd. and Skyline CorporateCommunicationsGroup,LLC.
  • Skyline Corporate Communications Group, LLC will be compensated by Color Star Technology Co., Ltd.'s (Nasdaq: CSCW) wholly owned subsidiary, Color China Entertainment Ltd., for providing investor relations services to the Company.

EC Healthcare expects to achieve a record-high sales volume in first half of FY21/22

Monday, October 11, 2021 - 12:08am

We believe that the upcoming consumption will further rebound after the re-open of the border between mainland China and Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • We believe that the upcoming consumption will further rebound after the re-open of the border between mainland China and Hong Kong.
  • EC Healthcare is Hong Kong's largest non-hospital medical service provider*, leveraging its core businesses of preventive and precision medicine, and committed to developing medical artificial intelligence by integrating its multi-disciplinary medical services.
  • The move, which is supported by the Group's high-end branding and quality customer services, is aimed at offering customers safe and effective healthcare and medical services with professionalism.
  • The Group principally engages in the provision of one-stop medical and health care services in Greater China.

Ex-Goldman Sachs Partner Joins Crypto Unicorn Amber Group as CSO

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 1:00pm

HONG KONG, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amber Group recently announced the appointment of former Goldman Sachs Partner Dimitrios Kavvathas as the firm's new Chief Strategy Officer.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, Sept. 20, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Amber Group recently announced the appointment of former Goldman Sachs Partner Dimitrios Kavvathas as the firm's new Chief Strategy Officer.
  • In addition, Dr. Kavvathas' ability to formulate and execute our initiatives will help optimize the firm's complex organizational financial structure," says Michael Wu, CEO of Amber Group.
  • Ltd, a decentralized derivatives trading protocol powering regulated trading infrastructure, which is being integrated into Amber Group.
  • Amber Group is one of the world's leading crypto finance service providers, operating 24/7 with a presence in Hong Kong, Taipei, Seoul, and Vancouver.

VF Corporation and Redress Announce 2021 Winner of World’s Largest Sustainable Fashion Design Competition

Monday, September 13, 2021 - 6:02pm

VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, continued its three-year partnership with environmental charity Redress, announcing the 2021 winner of the Redress Design Award.

Key Points: 
  • VF Corporation (NYSE: VFC), a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, continued its three-year partnership with environmental charity Redress, announcing the 2021 winner of the Redress Design Award.
  • As the worlds largest sustainable fashion design competition, the Redress Design Award reflects VFs continuous drive to innovate and foster the next generation of forward-thinking, environmentally-conscious designers in the apparel and footwear industry.
  • Its refreshing to work hand-in-hand with VF on transforming fashion from the design board up, said Christina Dean, the founder of Redress.
  • The Redress Design Award is the worlds largest sustainable fashion design competition working to educate emerging fashion designers around the world about sustainable design theories and techniques in order to drive the shift towards a circular fashion system.

Giles Colwell Joins BlockFi as Head of North America and LATAM Institutional Distribution

Wednesday, August 11, 2021 - 2:30pm

JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlockFi , a financial services company dedicated to building a bridge between cryptocurrencies and traditional financial and wealth management products, named Giles Colwell as Head of North America and LATAM Institutional Distribution.

Key Points: 
  • JERSEY CITY, N.J., Aug. 11, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- BlockFi , a financial services company dedicated to building a bridge between cryptocurrencies and traditional financial and wealth management products, named Giles Colwell as Head of North America and LATAM Institutional Distribution.
  • BlockFi also announced additional executive appointments in North America, EMEA and APAC regions, maintaining a strong pace of global growth and senior hires.
  • In his role as Head of North America and LATAM Institutional Distribution, Mr. Colwell is responsible for overseeing the Americas distribution team and delivering BlockFi's innovative cryptocurrency products and services to clients.
  • Mr. Colwell has more than 30 years of experience as a Wall Street executive at Bank of America, JPMorgan, and UBS.

Minister Mendicino announces opening of 2 new pathways to permanent residence for Hong Kong residents

Tuesday, June 8, 2021 - 1:10pm

We are deeply concerned about China's imposition of the National Security Law and, more broadly, the deteriorating human rights situation in Hong Kong.

Key Points: 
  • We are deeply concerned about China's imposition of the National Security Law and, more broadly, the deteriorating human rights situation in Hong Kong.
  • Against this backdrop, in November2020, the Honourable Marco E. L. Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship, announced initiatives to help more Hong Kongers come to Canada.
  • Minister Mendicino announced today that the other 2 streams are now open, offering a path to permanent residence for eligible Hong Kong residents in Canada who are workers or recent graduates.
  • The 2 additional pathways to permanent residence under this public policy are available to eligible Hong Kong residents who hold a valid passport issued by the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China or by the United Kingdom to a British National (Overseas) from Hong Kong.