Asia

SSTL: Space Tech Companies Worldwide Compete in International Challenge to Improve Flood Risks in the Region

Friday, May 29, 2020 - 10:00am

This challenge supports the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility (SEADRIF), which has developed a regional catastrophe risk pool for flood risks developed by and for Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar.

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  • This challenge supports the Southeast Asia Disaster Risk Insurance Facility (SEADRIF), which has developed a regional catastrophe risk pool for flood risks developed by and for Cambodia, Lao PDR, and Myanmar.
  • Through this challenge, SSTL hopes to foster relationships between countries in Southeast Asia to build a thriving and collaborative regional space ecosystem.
  • We launched the HADR Challenge to tap into the ingenuity of space tech companies to find novel and translatable solutions.
  • The challenge aims to better deploy satellite data for improved flood monitoring across ASEAN and inform SEADRIF financial instruments.

The Rockefeller Foundation Announces New Awards to Strengthen Covid-19 Response in Communities Across Africa and Asia

Thursday, May 28, 2020 - 1:17pm

The Foundation is also expanding its support of off-grid technologies that can quickly address the energy needs of healthcare facilitiescurrently operating without electricity.

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  • The Foundation is also expanding its support of off-grid technologies that can quickly address the energy needs of healthcare facilitiescurrently operating without electricity.
  • "When I was leading the U.S. response to the2014 outbreak of Ebola in West Africa, using transparent, location-specific, real-time data was a game-changing innovation,"saidDr.Rajiv J. Shah,President of The Rockefeller Foundation.
  • "Employing a data-driven response to outbreaks is critical to target prevention and response efforts much more preciselyand return to normal more quickly."
  • The new grants are part of the Foundation's overall response to the global pandemic, as described in Dr. Shah's 2020 Annual letter.

Korean Cultural Center New York presents "Connecting with Korea through the Traditional Arts," a Talk Performance Series with Expert Commentary

Tuesday, May 26, 2020 - 2:00pm

The first performance of the series will premiere with live chat on Friday, May 29th at 10:30 ET on the KCCNY's Youtube channel, then will be available for view online.

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  • The first performance of the series will premiere with live chat on Friday, May 29th at 10:30 ET on the KCCNY's Youtube channel, then will be available for view online.
  • It was recognized as a work of community-based cultural art that sublimates dance and folk culture.
  • The ganggangsullae performance talk will be hosted by Dr. Hilary Vanessa Finchum-Sung, a specialist in Korean music theory and performance practice.
  • She is currently the Executive Director of the Association for Asian Studies and a Nam Center for Korean Studies Associate at the University of Michigan.

Analysis on Impact of COVID19-Data Center Market in Southeast Asia 2020-2024 | Adoption of IoT Technologies to Boost Market Growth | Technavio

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 7:00pm

Therefore, the increase in the adoption of IoT technologies is one of the key factors driving the growth of the data center market in Southeast Asia.

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  • Therefore, the increase in the adoption of IoT technologies is one of the key factors driving the growth of the data center market in Southeast Asia.
  • Data Center Market in Southeast Asia: Development of Eco-friendly Data Centers
    Many organizations operating in Southeast Asia are investing in energy-efficient data centers that have minimal impact on the environment.
  • Data Center Market in Southeast Asia: Segmentation Analysis
    This market research report segments the data center market in Southeast Asia by component (IT infrastructure, electrical construction, mechanical construction, general construction, and security solutions) and geographic landscape (Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and Rest of Southeast Asia).
  • Singapore led the data center market in Southeast Asia in 2019, followed by Indonesia, Malaysia, Thailand, and the Rest of Southeast Asia respectively.

Apex and BITE Announce Partnership to Deliver New Solutions to Asian Asset Management Market

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 11:00am

HONG KONG, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Apex Group Ltd. ("Apex" or "the Group"), a global financial services provider and BITE Investments ("BITE"), a fintech company providing high net worth investors ("HNWIs") access to alternative investments, today announce the launch of a partnership to deliver enhanced solutions to the Asian asset management market.

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  • HONG KONG, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Apex Group Ltd. ("Apex" or "the Group"), a global financial services provider and BITE Investments ("BITE"), a fintech company providing high net worth investors ("HNWIs") access to alternative investments, today announce the launch of a partnership to deliver enhanced solutions to the Asian asset management market.
  • Apex delivers a single-source solution covering the full spectrum of financial services products to asset managers, capital markets and private clients via over 45 offices and 3,500 employees worldwide.
  • The Group's partnership with BITE provides a unique offering for Chinese and other Asian investors globally, and those across the broader APAC region, to build an USD Alternatives investment portfolio.
  • With 45 offices worldwide and 3,500 employees, Apex delivers an extensive range of services to asset managers, allocators and financial institutions.

Apex and BITE Announce Partnership to Deliver New Solutions to Asian Asset Management Market

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 6:00am

HONG KONG, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Apex Group Ltd. ("Apex" or "the Group"), a global financial services provider and BITE Investments ("BITE"), a fintech company providing high net worth investors ("HNWIs") access to alternative investments, today announce the launch of a partnership to deliver enhanced solutions to the Asian asset management market.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONG, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Apex Group Ltd. ("Apex" or "the Group"), a global financial services provider and BITE Investments ("BITE"), a fintech company providing high net worth investors ("HNWIs") access to alternative investments, today announce the launch of a partnership to deliver enhanced solutions to the Asian asset management market.
  • Apex delivers a single-source solution covering the full spectrum of financial services products to asset managers, capital markets and private clients via over 45 offices and 3,500 employees worldwide.
  • The Group's partnership with BITE provides a unique offering for Chinese and other Asian investors globally, and those across the broader APAC region, to build an USD Alternatives investment portfolio.
  • With 45 offices worldwide and 3,500 employees, Apex delivers an extensive range of services to asset managers, allocators and financial institutions.

Taiwan foundations call for worldwide solidarity amid pandemic in "Protect Every1" video

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 1:00pm

The iSee Taiwan Foundation and Sayling Wen Cultural & Educational Foundation are jointly presenting the "Protect Every1" video (https://youtu.be/vFbVkN3_DUM), calling people to join the war against the coronavirus.

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  • The iSee Taiwan Foundation and Sayling Wen Cultural & Educational Foundation are jointly presenting the "Protect Every1" video (https://youtu.be/vFbVkN3_DUM), calling people to join the war against the coronavirus.
  • The video production is the brainchild of Audrey Yang, Vice Chairman of the foundations.
  • The foundation's vision is to become an essential portal for the world to see Taiwan via cultural tourism.
  • The Sayling Wen Cultural & Educational Foundation's vision is to provide talents for future society by promoting industrial value oriented lifelong learning.

HMH China Investments Limited to Further Postpone Annual General Meeting

Friday, May 15, 2020 - 12:29pm

TORONTO, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ -As a result of ongoing health concerns, travel restrictions and recommendations from government agencies relating to the COVID-19 outbreak, HMH China Investments Limited (the Company) has decided to further postpone its annual general meeting (the Meeting).

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  • TORONTO, May 15, 2020 /CNW/ -As a result of ongoing health concerns, travel restrictions and recommendations from government agencies relating to the COVID-19 outbreak, HMH China Investments Limited (the Company) has decided to further postpone its annual general meeting (the Meeting).
  • The Meeting was originally scheduled to be held on Friday, May 15, 2020.
  • In the Company's press release dated April 21, 2020, the Company's shareholders were advised that the Meeting would be postponed to Tuesday, June 23, 2020.
  • It is an investment holding company whose subsidiary is principally engaged in the operation of a hotel in the People's Republic of China (the PRC).

Philippines Sees Two Bars on Asia's 50 Best Bars List 2020, Sponsored by Perrier

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 3:23pm

SINGAPORE, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020 list of Asia's 50 Best Bars, sponsored by Perrier, was announced in a virtual awards ceremony on 14th May at 1900hrs.

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  • SINGAPORE, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The 2020 list of Asia's 50 Best Bars, sponsored by Perrier, was announced in a virtual awards ceremony on 14th May at 1900hrs.
  • 50 Best decided to go ahead with publishing the 2020 list after consultation with the industry, in order to provide recognition to the bars and help promote positivity during the crisis.
  • For more information on how 50 Best is helping the bar community, please see the 50 Best for Recovery website.
  • 50 Best is also delighted to announce that it has confirmed its partnership with the Singapore Tourism Board to bring Asia's 50 Best Bars back to Singapore in 2021.

Fortified Wine Market in the Asia Pacific: Revised Forecasts Due to COVID-19 Impact - ResearchAndMarkets.com

Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 10:15am

The "Asia and Pacific : Fortified Wine Market and the Impact of COVID-19 in the Medium Term" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.

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  • The "Asia and Pacific : Fortified Wine Market and the Impact of COVID-19 in the Medium Term" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.
  • This report presents a strategic analysis of the Asia Pacific fortified wine market and a forecast for its development in the medium term, taking into account the impact of COVID-19 on it.
  • This is the most detailed (COVID-19 updated) and comprehensive report about the Asian Pacific fortified wine market, covering all Asian Pacific countries (22 single countries).
  • The fortified wine market in Asia Pacific was equal to 125.00 million USD (calculated in retail prices) in 2014.