Hong Kong

Rescheduling of HKTDC Book Fair and other July public fairs

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 6:00am

The Government and the HKTDC understand the disappointment of the industry sector and exhibitors as well as the public with the postponement of this major annual event.

Key Points: 
  • The Government and the HKTDC understand the disappointment of the industry sector and exhibitors as well as the public with the postponement of this major annual event.
  • The Government has indicated that it will continue to provide its pledged support under the Anti-epidemic Fund when the fairs are rescheduled to a later date.
  • The HKTDC will be in contact with related parties to discuss rescheduling arrangements, and details will be available in due course.
  • With regard to the Book Fair, ticket holders of purchased tickets can request a refund upon presentation of valid tickets.

TECNO Joins Android 11 Developer Preview Program and Release its Pouvoir 4 Update

Monday, July 13, 2020 - 4:08am

As part of the Android 11 Developer Preview Program, the Pouvoir 4 will allow consumers to try pre-release versions of Android 11 and provide consumers a more secured, stable and smarter user experience.

Key Points: 
  • As part of the Android 11 Developer Preview Program, the Pouvoir 4 will allow consumers to try pre-release versions of Android 11 and provide consumers a more secured, stable and smarter user experience.
  • TECNO Mobile is one of the major players and has presence in more than 60 countries across the world.
  • Its Pouvoir 4 is a 4G smartphone with 6000mah battery and 7'' dot notch screen.
  • With Android optimized OS, it offers consumers several benefits including:
    One-time permissions: It gives users the ability to specify more granular permissions for location, microphone, and camera.

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Saturday, July 11, 2020 - 8:00am

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

Deutsche Bank Appointed as Depositary Bank for the Sponsored American Depositary Receipt Program of BlueCity Holdings Limited

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 8:53pm

Deutsche Bank is Germanys leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.

Key Points: 
  • Deutsche Bank is Germanys leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in the Americas and Asia Pacific.
  • This notice has been approved and/or communicated by Deutsche Bank AG New York.
  • The services described in this notice are provided by Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas (Deutsche Bank) or by its subsidiaries and/or affiliates in accordance with appropriate local registration and regulation.
  • No part of this notice may be copied or reproduced in any way without the prior written consent of Deutsche Bank.

Tokenise and MASEx Form Strategic Alliance Under the Auspices of Gawah Holdings

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:27pm

Two global security token exchanges have teamed up to collaborate using their combined strategic strength, advantages and resources to speed up the growth of MASEx and Tokenise .

Key Points: 
  • Two global security token exchanges have teamed up to collaborate using their combined strategic strength, advantages and resources to speed up the growth of MASEx and Tokenise .
  • Tokenise International was initially set up by experienced financial services professionals from the UK who are authorised and regulated by the FCA.
  • MASEx is managed by professionals with a background in US investment banking and blockchain technology.
  • MASEx plans to obtain Digital Security Exchange license in the Middle East, as MASEx partners up with additional strategic institutional investors in the region.

World's First FDA IDE Coronary Patient Treated With a DEB

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 1:00pm

This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.

Key Points: 
  • This is the first DEB accepted by the FDA for its 'Breakthrough Program'.
  • "This first patient was treated with the investigational device after suffering a DES ISR.
  • We are delighted to be able to offer our patients this promising new technology," commented Professor Pascal Vranckx, Hartcentrum Hasselt, Belgium.
  • "No coronary drug-eluting balloon has yet been approved in the US, where ISR currently represents 11% of all stent implantations.

Ping An Bank Ranks 46th on Top 1000 World Banks

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:41am

HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.
  • The Top 1000 World Banks list is published annually, recognizing global leaders in the industry for their achievements.
  • Other top banks on the 2020 list include: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Co., Citigroup and HSBC Holdings.
  • Mr. Xie Yonglin, President and Co-CEO of Ping An Group, Chairman of Ping An Bank said, "Founded in Shenzhen, Ping An Bank has benefited from the opportunities brought by China's economic reform.

Ping An Bank Ranks 46th on Top 1000 World Banks

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 6:11am

HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.

Key Points: 
  • HONG KONGandSHANGHAI, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. ("Ping An" or the "Group", HKEx: 2318; SSE: 601318) is pleased to announce that its subsidiary Ping An Bank Co., Ltd. ("Ping An Bank") is ranked 46th in The Banker's Top 1000 World Banks, up nine places from last year.
  • The Top 1000 World Banks list is published annually, recognizing global leaders in the industry for their achievements.
  • Other top banks on the 2020 list include: Industrial and Commercial Bank of China, Bank of China, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Bank of America, Wells Fargo & Co., Citigroup and HSBC Holdings.
  • Mr. Xie Yonglin, President and Co-CEO of Ping An Group, Chairman of Ping An Bank said, "Founded in Shenzhen, Ping An Bank has benefited from the opportunities brought by China's economic reform.

PolyU discovers the effect of chemical compound PTU on autophagy in zebrafish embryos, sheds light on cancer medication research

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:36am

Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.

Key Points: 
  • Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.
  • This ground-breaking finding subsequently sheds light on the respective research guidelines and the research protocol in on-going studies on autophagy and haematology, warranting researchers to re-examine research that is linked to existing cancer therapy options.
  • The research titled "1-phenyl 2-thiourea (PTU) Activates Autophagy in Zebrafish Embryos" ( link ) was published in Autophagy, a peer-reviewed science journal in April 2020.
  • In most research using the zebrafish model, a chemical compound called 1-phenyl-2-thiourea (PTU) is commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to facilitate microscopic imaging.

PolyU discovers the effect of chemical compound PTU on autophagy in zebrafish embryos, sheds light on cancer medication research

Friday, July 10, 2020 - 2:01am

Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.

Key Points: 
  • Fast development, cost-effective and easy to breed are also primary drivers for using the zebrafish research model.
  • This ground-breaking finding subsequently sheds light on the respective research guidelines and the research protocol in on-going studies on autophagy and haematology, warranting researchers to re-examine research that is linked to existing cancer therapy options.
  • The research titled "1-phenyl 2-thiourea (PTU) Activates Autophagy in Zebrafish Embryos" ( link ) was published in Autophagy, a peer-reviewed science journal in April 2020.
  • In most research using the zebrafish model, a chemical compound called 1-phenyl-2-thiourea (PTU) is commonly used to suppress pigment formation in zebrafish embryos, maintaining optical transparency to facilitate microscopic imaging.