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British Artist Allan Banford Launched His First Signature Wine Series in Tai Kwun

To Reveal the Perfect Integration of Art and WineHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - The limited-edition wines from the Allan Banford Signature Wine Series were pre-launched successfully at Campo Marzio in the cultural centre and Hong Kong landmark Tai Kwun on 2 December 2021, revealing the perfect combination of art and wine. Media and guests were gathered to taste the new wine collection launched by British artist Allan Banford. Attracted to Allan Banford's artworks displayed on the limited-edition wine bottles, they waited to be thrown with a party of fine art, trendy music, and outstanding wine. The Allan Banford Signature Wine Series, named after the British multidisciplinary artist, Allan Banford, and handpicked by Chilean wine connoisseur Francisco Montenegro, presented an exquisite ......read more

The 2021 Jilin Cultural Tourism Week comes to a successful end

CHANGCHUN, CHINA - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Like mountains slowly being wrapped in mist, the 2021 Jilin Cultural Tourism Week, which was sponsored by the Publicity Department of Jilin Provincial Party Committee, came to a successful end on December 3. Dozens of international friends from more than ten countries happily ended their wonderful trip to experience the diverse culture and fine powder snow of Jilin in northeast China.   Musical performance during the opening ceremony of the 2021 Jilin Cultural Tourism Week, held in the Changying concert hall.   The 2021 Jilin Culture and Tourism Week was officially kicked off on November 29 at the Changying Concert Hall. During the last five days, international friends have learned about the economic characteristics of China's Jilin ......read more

AWS Helps Pfizer Accelerate Drug Development and Clinical Manufacturing

AWS works with Pfizer to support more rapid innovation and improved clinical manufacturing operations to help develop tomorrow's therapies HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Amazon Web Services, Inc. (AWS), an Amazon.com, Inc. company (NASDAQ: AMZN), announced that it is working with Pfizer to create innovative, cloud-based solutions with the potential to improve how new medicines are developed, manufactured, and distributed for testing in clinical trials. The companies are exploring these advances through their newly created Pfizer Amazon Collaboration Team (PACT) initiative, which applies AWS capabilities in analytics, machine learning, compute, storage, security, and cloud data warehousing to Pfizer laboratory, clinical manufacturing, and clinical supply chain efforts. For instance, AWS is ......read more

Capricorn Enters Partnership with Bibox in SEA Market

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Malaysia-based finance solution provider, Capricorn Foundation, announce their partnership with Bibox, the world's first AI digital asset trading platform, to expand their market to Southeast Asia. Established in 2017, Bibox is committed to providing the best liquidity and depth for projects with their advanced AI technology to improve trading security and efficiency, "Bibox has always been strengthening our globalization strategy, dedicating to becoming one of the top digital asset exchanges with safe, stable and convenient digital asset management services for our global users," said Vincent Cheung, the newly-joined partner for Malaysia, Indonesia, Thailand & Singapore.   "The partnership with Bibox is a new milestone ......read more

Vetter Wins Frost & Sullivan's 2021 Global Customer Value Leadership Award, and looks back on a stable year under ongoing pandemic circumstances

Best practices in collaboration with global customers in providing high-valueSignificant role in customer successRecognition for quality, innovation and loyalty as a strategic partner for aseptic fill & finish solutionsRAVENSBURG, GERMANY - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Vetter, a leading global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has been awarded the Frost & Sullivan's 2021 Global Customer Value Leadership Award in the aseptic fill & finish market for the company's provision of high-value to its customers. The award, presented annually by the prestigious international growth and consulting firm focuses on both business and customer impact and takes into account the current situation as well as trends in the market. The award decision process involved three major steps: first, ......read more

Global plastic molding company and contract manufacturer Rosti advances 3D printing with Ultimaker

From concept to reality within 72 hours as Rosti accelerates design process workflow through 3D printingBEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 8 December 2021 - Ultimaker, the global leader in professional 3D printing, announces that Rosti Group, a global plastic injection molding manufacturer and leading contract manufacturer, is utilizing the Ultimaker S5 Pro Bundle to accelerate product development cycles for clients, helping them get their products to market faster. For Rosti, manufacturing assembly fixtures in a timely and cost-efficient manner are essential to keep up with the ever-increasing demands of their clients.   With the company expanding exponentially within China, the traditional prototyping methods can no longer meet customer time requirements, so Rosti turned to 3D printing with Ultimaker. The ......read more

WhatsApp customer engagement tool WATI.io raises $10 Mn as it grows revenues 5x in just 6 months

HONG KONG SAR - News Direct - 8 December 2021 - WATI.io (WhatsApp Team Inbox), a comprehensive WhatsApp customer engagement tool for small businesses, has raised $8.3Mn in Series A led by Sequoia Capital India with participation from Surge, Base Partners and several prominent angels including Gokul Rajaram, a member of the DoorDash executive team and and board member at Coinbase and Pinterest. WATI.io has over 3,000 customers  across 54 countries including India, Indonesia and Brazil. Over the last 6 months, WATI's customer base has seen a 4x growth, revenue has grown 5x and 100 million messages have been processed. They are now a 41 member team across seven countries. With this fundraise, they have raised a total of $10M in the last six months. The funds raised will be used to bolster technology and ......read more

Heritage Brand Yun Nam Hair Care Partners With Social Media Influencers to Promote a More Youthful Image

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 8 December 2021 - Well known heritage brand Yun Nam Hair Care is reaching out to younger consumers with the help of popular social media influencers like Mongchin Yeoh, better known to her Instagram followers by her handle, Mongabong.   Over the past decade, social media has become an integral part of people's lives. In this age when digital technology reigns supreme, it is no wonder that brands large and small see the value in collaborating with online personalities to increase brand awareness, and share reviews of their products, especially to younger audiences.   Famous for their herbal hair treatments featuring premium Chinese herbs such as ginseng, dang gui and he shou wu, Yun Nam Hair Care has been helping individuals in the island city with their hair ......read more

Sherdar Australia Bio Refinery announces plans to develop Australia's first-ever renewable diesel processing and storage facility

The facility will produce renewable fuels with lower carbon emissions than conventional fossil fuels by utilising local feedstock.SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Sherdar Australia Bio Refinery Pty Ltd, an Australian-based company, today announced plans to develop a renewable diesel processing and storage facility in the country. When in full operation, the facility aims to produce 500,000 tonnes per annum of renewable fuels with lower carbon emissions than conventional fossil fuels. This will position Australia as one of the major renewable fuel producers and exporters in the world, which is in support of Australia Government Policy to forge a sustainable future.   While the exact location has yet to be announced, the facility will cover more than 20 hectares in land size and will be ......read more

SunMirror AG: Latitude 66 Announces High-Grade Cobalt Intercepted at K9 Target

ZUG, SWITZERLAND - EQS Newswire - 6 December 2021 - SunMirror AG ("SunMirror"; Vienna Stock Exchange: ROR1; Frankfurt Stock Exchange: ROR; Düsseldorf Stock Exchange: ROR; ISIN CH0396131929), is pleased to advise that Latitude 66 Cobalt Limited ("Lat66"), which is in the process of being acquired by SunMirror, today announced the discovery of a new high-grade cobalt zone at its 100%-owned Kuusamo Schist Belt Cobalt-Gold-Copper Project in Finland. This new high-grade discovery is located approximately 23 kilometres south-west of the existing K1 resource zone. The intercept returned from the diamond drill hole (51.7 metres @ 0.44% Co, 0.24 g/t Au, 0.07% Cu from 123.2 metres) is thick, relatively shallow and inclusive of an exceptionally high-grade zone (8.3 metres @ 1.02% Co). This new prospect ......read more

WNFT - Hong Kong's First Full Range NFT Service Provider Supporting Artists and Investors to Create Values

"Tai Chi" Lead Vocal Mr. Patrick Lui - Cross Generation NFT Sold Out Quickly in 5 minutes on The Pre-Sale Website Warrant Holders Pushed up The Prices 210-fold HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - As the NFT (non-fungible tokens) hype cascades worldwide, local band Tai Chi's vocalist Patrick Lui has ridden on the wave to create his first-ever NFT collection with the support by WNFT Agency, a specialist in Crypto Art production and NFT minting. The collection tokenized 38 pieces of Lui's works which have been presented in his 38 years music career. They include the Shure SM58 microphone used in a concert, costumes of the band's anniversary concert and motion images. The NFT creation is aimed to pass on the legacy of local Rock'N Roll music.   The first batch of ......read more

LESSO Upgrades its Brand Strategy in the Hope of Accelerating Development in the Next Decade

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media Outreach - 6 December 2021 - China Lesso has upgraded its brand strategy comprehensively, unveiled a brand-new logo, and sped up its pace towards Branding 4.0 on its 35th anniversary.Throughout the long history of human development, the relationship between human and nature is one of the main universal themes that evolve constantly. Impacted by social development, balancing environmental sustainability and social progression has become the core of daily life for Chinese citizens. For people's well-being, it is imperative to build green, livable, and efficient ideal cities.   China Lesso (https://en.lesso.com/) believes that the world will be a better place while all sectors of society work together to build a healthy and organic human environment and living space. To achieve the Big Ideal, Lesso shall ......read more

Catalyst Motors one step closer to launching its made-in-Singapore sports car with successful car performance evaluation

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Homegrown automotive manufacturing start-up, Catalyst Motors, is one step closer to launching its made-in-Singapore sports car after a round of performance testing for its 1960s classic-style two-door sports car held several weeks ago.   Artist impression of Centre of Automobile and Industrial Design   The vehicle was put to a high-speed test in a circuit at Changi Aviation Park to evaluate its road-holding, driving and manoeuvring performance – especially in the areas of structural rigidity and torsional stability.   The firm completed the built of the rolling chassis in 2019, with its frame assembled in-house by hand using aircraft and automotive-grade aluminium. Modular in nature, Catalyst Motors intended for its rolling chassis ......read more

Vihari Jewels' new flagship store opens at Paragon amidst the ongoing pandemic

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Fourth generation private jeweller, Vihari Sheth-Poddar is ready to bring her eponymous brand, VIHARI JEWELS, to the next level with the opening of its 1340 sqft store at Paragon Shopping Mall, in the heart of Orchard Road. With the opening of a flagship store, Vihari hopes to evolve her brand from an in-the-know business to one that will be accessible to everyone and introduce the beauty of coloured diamonds to more.Founded in 2006, VIHARI JEWELS has created a niche market for discerning clientele who values heirloom pieces composed of rare, opulent, one-of-a-kind, investment grade stones. More recently, the brand has also started offering a seasonal line of trendier jewellery that, while more affordable, still boasts rare stones that will carry their value across ......read more

deTour 2021 details "Use(fu)less" design festival

A simultaneous showcase of virtual and physical exhibitions in celebration of the annual eventHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - deTour 2021, Hong Kong's design festival, makes its annual returns to central PMQ from 26 November to 12 December. Organised at PMQ and sponsored by Create Hong Kong, the 2021 deTour festival is a collaborative effort between local creative Shin Wong with Trilingual Design's Chris Tsui and Adonian Chan that links the virtual with the physical through interactive exhibitions, design seminars and workshops under the singular theme "Use(fu)less". Though rudimentary concepts and thinking, the exhibition encourages audiences to actively rethink the very basic functions of design. deTour 2021 is divided into three main exhibitions presented via 37 workshops and 12 ......read more

AIA Commits to Achieving Net-Zero Greenhouse Gas Emissions by 2050

Largest pan-Asian life and health insurer to commit to net-zero emissionsAIA has also completed divestment from coal mining and coal-fired power seven years ahead of targetHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - AIA Group Limited ("AIA" or the "Company"; stock code: 1299) announces its commitment to achieve net-zero greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions by 2050. AIA has also committed to the Science Based Targets initiative (SBTi), a global body enabling businesses to set ambitious emissions reduction targets in line with the latest climate science. In addition, AIA has completed the entire divestment of directly-managed listed equity and fixed income exposure to coal mining and coal-fired power businesses, seven years ahead of ......read more

Colgate-Palmolive signs first Memorandum of Understanding with Shopee, aims to grow digital commerce business more than 20 times by 2025

Multi-year strategic partnership formed to capture fast-growing online demand for high-quality oral care, home care and personal care products in Southeast Asia and TaiwanSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Shopee, the leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, and Colgate-Palmolive have signed their first Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to jointly drive e-commerce penetration of Oral Care, Home Care and Personal Care products and category on Shopee, across seven markets in the region. This effort reflects Colgate's commitment to the market and a deepening collaboration with Shopee to help grow its digital commerce business across Southeast Asia and Taiwan, more than 20 times by 2025. Mr Mukul Deoras, President of Colgate-Palmolive APAC and Mr Chris Feng, Chief Executive ......read more

SAP Boosts the United Nations' Humanitarian Response with Faster, More Accurate Data

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced that the United Nations Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) selected SAP's 4W-Wizard tool that aims at enabling customers to realise time savings and to focus on delivering humanitarian aid during disasters. OCHA's adoption of the SAP 4W Wizard tool in humanitarian missions across the Asia Pacific region is intended to help people in Nepal, Papua New Guinea, Vietnam, and Cambodia, as well as recent crises in the Philippines, Turkey, and South Sudan by bringing together conversational AI, data analytics, and automation.   "Every minute counts when it comes to providing fast and effective humanitarian relief. In one case, the 4W-Wizard tool from SAP helped us to reduce the time taken to process ......read more

Simple, safe, fast: AnyDesk presents Version 7.0

AnyDesk is introducing many new, helpful features with the new Version 7.0 for Windows. In addition to a clearer user interface, the update also offers optimized authorization management and new privacy functions. HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - AnyDesk, one of the leading companies for remote desktop solutions, is launching AnyDesk 7.0. For the company, the update is the next step in further simplifying the remote maintenance solution. AnyDesk 7.0 is initially available for Windows users, with other operating systems to follow at a later stage. Many new features address user feedback and preferences. Simple: New authorizations and a more intuitive user interfaceThe update to Version 7.0 sees numerous innovations in the AnyDesk Client. Users can now create different authorization profiles for access ......read more

Business Interruption and Cyber Attacks Identified as Top Concerns in Asia Pacific: Aon Study

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm, has announced the results of its 2021 Global Risk Management Survey, which gathers input from thousands of risk managers every two years to identify key risks and challenges their organisations are facing. The past two years have proved to be incredibly volatile, with the global COVID-19 pandemic having had a ripple effect across other types of risk, such as heightened awareness of reputation and cyber, as long-tail risks have become increasingly important to manage.   The 2021 edition surveyed more than 2,300 respondents in 60 countries/territories across 16 industries at both public and private companies. With more emphasis and reliance on technology, cyber risk topped the list as the ......read more

CPA Australia: Confidence improves but uncertainty weighs on Hong Kong's economic outlook

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Hong Kong's economic outlook has improved and is in line for modest growth next year, according to a new survey by one of the world's largest professional accounting organisations, CPA Australia.(from left to right) Mr Peter Lee, Divisional President 2013 of CPA Australia in Greater China; Mr Eden Wong, Divisional Deputy President 2021 of CPA Australia in Greater China; Mr Janssen Chan, Divisional President 2021 of CPA Australia in Greater China; Mr Anthony Lau, Divisional President 2020 of CPA Australia in Greater China   CPA Australia surveyed 214 Hong Kong-based accounting and finance professionals about the local economy. Sixty-seven per cent of respondents indicated they expect Hong Kong's GDP to grow in 2022. Of those, 52 per cent expect the economy to ......read more

The Mills from Nan Fung Group is the first historical building in Hong Kong to achieve BEAM Plus Platinum Rating (Comprehensive Scheme)

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 7 December 2021 - Hong Kong's private conglomerate, Nan Fung Group, is honoured to announce that the Group's landmark revitalisation project The Mills has been awarded a Platinum Rating in the Final Assessment of the BEAM Plus Existing Building category (Comprehensive Scheme). This makes The Mills the city's first historical and retrofitted building recognized with the award's highest rating.   The Mills, located in Hong Kong's industrial district of Tsuen Wan, was once three separate buildings operating as textile mills, together supplying much of the region's denim during the city's industrial and textile heyday in the 1950s. The success of these mills was the cornerstone of Nan Fung Group's strength that eventually enabled the Group to become one of Hong Kong's ......read more

3DOM, G8 Ink Agreement for Business Collaboration, Investment, and Share Swap

3DOM SG to be primary supplier of batteries and energy storage solutions for all of G8's renewable energy projectsG8 to receive up to US$10 million in funding from 3DOM at US$200m valuation3DOM SG to issue new shares representing 8% of its enlarged issued share capital in exchange for new shares representing 24% of G8's enlarged issued share capitalBoth companies to jointly explore opportunities for renewable power generation and electric mobility solutions YOKOHAMA, JAPAN and SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - 3DOM Inc. and G8 Subsea Pte. Ltd. ("G8") today announced they have entered into a transaction agreement (the "Agreement") for business collaboration, investment, and a share swap. In the business collaboration, 3DOM's wholly-owned subsidiary 3DOM (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. ......read more

Get Into the Spirit of Giving with BearloonSG's Unique Christmas Launch & Santa Delivery Service

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - It's the most wonderful time of the year again! Shoppers on the hunt for unique Christmas gifts in Singapore can now look forward to BearloonSG's latest selection of novelty gifts and hampers. This year, the leading retailer for contemporary gifts will also be launching a first-of-its-kind Santa Delivery Service for a memorable gift-giving experience. Celebrate Christmas and experience the joy of giving with BearloonSG. Pick out a thoughtful, personalised gift for your friends and family from our selection of novelty gifts and hampers, and surprise them with our complimentary Santa Delivery Service.  Spread the Festive Cheer With Unique, Personalised Gifts Shoppers can expect to be spoilt for choice by the latest launch of BearloonSG's unique ......read more

Vantage Data Centers Finalizes PCCW DC Acquisition to Bring its Best-in-Class, Hyperscale Data Center Platform to Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur

Milestone follows announcement of Vantage's entrance to Asia-Pacific region, including acquisition of Agile Data CentersHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Vantage Data Centers, a leading global provider of hyperscale data center campuses, and its lead investor, Digital Bridge Group, Inc., announced today that they have completed the acquisition of PCCW Ltd.'s data center business (PCCW DC). The acquisition expands Vantage's data center platform to include 100MW of existing and expansion capacity across multiple facilities in Hong Kong and Kuala Lumpur and is part of the company's strategic expansion into Asia Pacific previously announced in September, which also included the acquisition of Agile Data Centers.Vantage Data Centers' 48MW data center in Tsuen Wan West, Hong Kong, currently under development.Brian Groen joins ......read more

CLDY Implements Managed Services: Cloud Hosting Catered To SMEs

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - CLDY is pleased to announce it has launched a variety of technologies for a better experience in cloud hosting. One of their latest email hosting solutions, the SureSend 1.0, helps analyse the best route for email delivery in the backend without any user intervention. The proprietary technology suite allows for emails to be delivered on time with a considerably better delivery rate than standard shared hosting accounts, without any worry of being unknowingly blacklisted from the client's inbox.Another solution, SpamShield, is being continuously developed over the years through CLDY's experience in dealing with customers' spam issues. It does not use old-fashioned technologies or manual methods. It also gives a 99% success rate in accurately clearing the spam to help ......read more

BODW CityProg 2021 connects 100+ creative partners; Creating shared values through design for better communities; Making positive social impact by doing "business for good"

With HKDC stepping into its 20th anniversary, the 2021 edition of CityProg has taken the theme "20s: Reflect‧Refresh‧Reset"In November and December, CityProg will bring together over 100 partners to spark more than 200 happenings around the city through its three distinct platforms"Design City Hunt" will return; new initiatives "Design !n Action ", "Design Explorer" and "OpenHouse!HK" will be launchedHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Organised by Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC), with Create Hong Kong of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region as the Lead Sponsor, BODW CityProg (CityProg) is a citywide design activation programme that aims to foster exchange and collaborations among creative and design units, businesses and ......read more

Arlo Surpasses 1 million Paid Accounts

Milestone Underscored by Innovation and an Unwavering Commitment to Customer NeedsSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Arlo Technologies, Inc. (NYSE: ARLO), a leading smart home security brand, today announced its AI-powered subscription service has surpassed 1 million paid accounts. The milestone is a testament to the brand's ongoing smart home security innovations, robust ecosystem of award-winning hardware, software and services, and ability to provide consumers with added peace of mind by giving them the power to protect their homes and families.   From comprehensive, industry-first AI person, package, animal and vehicle detection, to potentially life-saving features like Smoke and CO Alarm detection, Arlo enables users to easily monitor and protect loved ones, properties and ......read more

Spackman Entertainment Group Successfully Completes the Disposal of Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. for S$19.8 Million

Following the disposal, the Group intends to strategically diversify into the production and financing of Korean drama and US movies SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Spackman Entertainment Group Limited (the "Group"), one of Korea's leading entertainment production groups, wishes to announce that it has successfully completed the disposal of its subsidiary Zip Cinema Co., Ltd. for S$19.8 million (the "Disposal"). Following the Disposal, the Group intends to strategically diversify into the production and financing of Korean drama and US movies, which are potentially more profitable than Korean films due to a wider international audience base. Recent well-known Korean drama productions such as Netflix's most-watched show ever[1], SQUID GAME (2021) starring rising international Korean star Wi Ha-jun ......read more

Plant-based star product OmniPork Luncheon officially lands in 7-Elevens across East China

SHANGHAI, CHINA - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - OmniFoods announces one of their most sought-after products, the OmniPork Luncheon, will be available for purchase in over 100 7-Eleven stores across East China, and will soon be available in over 200 stores. Consumers can now purchase the plant-based ingredient and enjoy it in the comforts of home, a milestone that marks the ever-growing accessibility of plant-based diets.Compared to traditional canned luncheon meat, OmniPork Luncheon's calories and total fat content are lower, transfer this Asian-favourite to a much healthier option. The Asian-favourite luncheon meat is well-loved for its convenience and deliciousness, yet many consumers are worried about the effects of proceesed meat on health. OmniPork Luncheon, the plant-based luncheon by OmniFoods, contains ......read more

Hong Kong Successfully Hosts the 18th World Congress of Chinese Medicine for the First Time

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - The 18th World Congress of Chinese Medicine (WCCM), one of the world's largest academic events in the field of Traditional Chinese Medicine (TCM), was successfully held in Hong Kong for the first time at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre on 4 December 2021.Officiating guests including: the Hon Mrs. Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, the People's Republic of China (6th from left), Mr. C Y Leung, GBM, GBS, JP, Vice Chairman of the National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, the People's Republic of China (4th from right), Mr. Tan Tieniu, Vice Director of Liaison Office of the Central People's Government in the Hong Kong S.A.R. (4th from left), Professor Sophia Chan ......read more

Youth Co:Lab "Hong Kong Dialogue" Promotes Holistic Youth Health

Regional Dialogue to Inspire Youth Leadership Building an Inclusive Society and Developing Social CreativityHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 6 December 2021 - Co-led by Citi Foundation and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and organized by the Hong Kong Council of Social Service (HKCSS), the 2021 Youth Co:Lab Hong Kong Dialogue took place last week themed "Youth's Wellbeing and Health". The event brought together hundreds of educators, social workers, government officials, social entrepreneurs and young people to examine critically the health and wellbeing issues affecting young people in Hong Kong. Various perspectives, ranging from policy, service and social innovation to finding solutions for building a more inclusive and pluralistic society, were explored through online seminars, creative ......read more

Trend Micro Unrivaled Performance Securing 2.5 Trillion Cloud Events Daily

Feature-rich platform-based approach lets global clouds security leader accelerates investments with confidenceHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), the leader in cloud security, today announced industry-breaking milestones reached in global cloud security.  Organizations migrating to the cloud predominantly pick Trend Micro for simple, scalable, and robust platform-based solutions. Trend Micro was the first security expert to secure cloud computing and helped in the establishment of the AWS Marketplace nearly a decade ago. "Innovation, like development cycles, happens by the moment. When we added up cloud instances we protect in 24 hours, we were blown away that it is 2.5x higher than the closest competitors," said Kevin Simzer, COO ......read more

A Feast of Firsts & Award-Winning Features, Short Films & Dialogues From 12 Countries All Free to Stream: True Colors Film Festival

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - True Colors Film Festival (TCFF) returns from today offering audiences across Asia free streaming of 10 Features, 20 short films and 4 Dialogues. Presented by The Nippon Foundation, the films present new and radical human perspectives about life and the pursuit of happiness. Highlights include: The world's first Oscar-nominated film featuring a DeafBlind Actor, 2021 Oscar-nominated FEELING THROUGH; The first Screen Actors Guild-registered musical with a fully-inclusive cast and crew, BEST SUMMER EVER (2020);Oscar-winning & National Film Award-winning: THE SILENT CHILD (2017), HELIUM (2013) and MY FERAL HEART (2015); True Colors Festival documentaries, CLOTHES IN CONVERSATION and THE FUTURE IS NOW!: Official ......read more

True Colors Film Festival: A Feast of Firsts & Award-Winning Short Films & Dialogues All Free to Stream Globally

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - True Colors Film Festival (TCFF) returns from today offering audiences around the world free streaming of 20 short films and 4 Dialogues. Presented by The Nippon Foundation, the films present new and sometimes radical human perspectives about life and the pursuit of happiness. Highlights include:   The world's first Oscar-nominated film featuring a DeafBlind Actor, 2021 Oscar-nominated FEELING THROUGH and its 'making of' documentary, CONNECTING THE DOTS; Oscar-winning short films THE SILENT CHILD (2017) and HELIUM (2013); Official Selection of the Fashion Film Festival Milano from 13-18 January 2022,  THE FUTURE IS NOW!, a True Colors Festival documentary.ON BEAUTY, inspired by the work of ......read more

CryptoFantasy launches BSC-based Play to Earn game

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - Recently, CryptoFantasy launches a Play to Earn game built on BSC in which players can earn $CFC (Crypto Fantasy tokens) by playing this fantastic game designed for players to enjoy. Players all aim for a "Top Player" by growing characters!     What are the features of CryptoFantasy? Players can earn & play with assets   There are three ways to earn money from CryptoFantasy. ·Quests ·PVP ·Raid bosses Quests have a limited number of challenges per day. Players can collect monster parts by these Quests to summon  "companion monsters."   PVP is a format in which players match against each other to battle, with the winner getting $CFC and monster parts. There is also a limit to the ......read more

Whimsical Wonderland 2021 @Discovery Bay

Embark on a Fantastic Christmas Journey and Experience an Unforgettable Winter Holiday HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - Set off on a festive journey to Discovery Bay and enjoy an unforgettable winter holiday! This Christmas, Discovery Bay has joined hands with local illustrator, Missquai, to bring an extraordinary Whimsical Wonderland to live. Feel the island's unique Southern European vibe and an authentic Christmas ambience the moment you disembark at the pier. Selfies with Exquisite Christmas Decorations From Christmas wreaths, romantic lights to colourful buntings, selfie spots with exquisite festive decorations dot along your way from the Discovery Bay pier to DB Plaza. Garnished by unique light poles, ornaments and with European architecture as the backdrop, here at ......read more

NDC Invigorates Ecosystem for Taiwanese EdTech Startups, Creates Engine for Future Growth

TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - In 2021, investment in education around the world doubled. According to the "2021 Taiwan Startup Ecosystem Report" published by global accounting firm PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) in November, the number one keyword for enterprise startups is education technology, or "edtech". More than 40% of startups surveyed responded that they were solely focused on edtech.       2021 International Conference on Education Innovation   In the era of artificial intelligence, 5G communications, and blockchains, edtech has become the hot new trend that will revolutionize education; because creating a new education system is key to nurturing tomorrow's talented minds. Ever since it spearheaded the Asia Silicon Valley ......read more

HKQAA Symposium Sustainable Finance and Climate Resilience • 2021

Announcement of new initiatives to align with Government climate change strategiesHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - The Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (HKQAA) held the 2021 HKQAA Symposium at the Island Shangri-La, Hong Kong today. The Honourable Mrs Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor, The Chief Executive of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, officiated at the event. Mr Christopher Hui, Secretary for Financial Services and the Treasury, and Mr Tse Chin Wan, Under Secretary for the Environment, were special guests. International symposium explores visionary insightsIn this flagship international symposium, leaders from the United Nations Environment Programme Finance Initiative (UNEP FI), Principles for Responsible Investment (PRI), the Task Force on Climate-Related Financial Disclosures (TCFD), ......read more

ARMY dances along on Twitter with 68M Tweets as BTS returns to the live stage in LA

The highly-anticipated 'BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE - LA' concert was celebrated by #KpopTwitter globallyLOS ANGELES, US - Media OutReach - 3 December 2021 - 21st century pop icons BTS' 'BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE - LA' tour was celebrated by fans all over the world with a whopping 68M Tweets globally throughout the tour from November 27th to December 2nd. Whether they were at the concert or not, fans came to Twitter and enjoyed the act's first face-to-face concert since 2019, using hashtags like #PTD_ON_STAGE_LA, #Stage_For_ARMY, #BTS, #?????, #BTSARMY.  BTS Permission to Dance on Stage Twitter global trends map On the 27th and 28th November, and 1st and 2nd December, tens of thousands of lucky fans got to see BTS perform live at the 'BTS PERMISSION TO DANCE ON STAGE - LA' tour at LA's SoFi Stadium ......read more