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The Hong Kong Institute of Housing Urges 2022-23 Budget Allocation to Improve the Current Old Districts and Old Buildings Conditions

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - Ms. Yu Chun, President of The Hong Kong Institute of Housing (HKIH) sent a letter to the Financial Secretary of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) Government last week and proposed the followings regarding the 2022-23 Budget:  (1) Allocate budget to strengthen anti-epidemic measures in old districts and rural village areas The COVID-19 situation in Hong Kong remains challenging. Therefore, it is critical to improve hygiene of local community to fight the virus. However, some buildings in old districts and rural villages do not have proper property management (PM) support and cleaning services, they are areas of great potential risk under the pandemic. HKIH Recommendations For buildings with confirmed cases or residents who are required to receive ......read more

maribus launches the new World Ocean Review: Communicating the latest marine knowledge

KIEL/HAMBURG/BERLIN, GERMANY - Newsaktuell - 19 January 2022 - More than ten years after the first edition of the World Ocean Review (WOR), maribus gGmbH and their scientific partners, the German Marine Research Consortium (KDM) and the Kiel Future Ocean Network, are publishing the next WOR that reviews the overall situation of the oceans. Its conclusion: only together can we achieve solutions for a sustainable future of the ocean by balancing protection and sustainable use. In order to achieve those sustainable solutions, important transformations in the way humans interact with the ocean must be initiated quickly. The new WOR is freely available to download and printed copies can be ordered. Cover "World Ocean Review 7"Language is generally an excellent mirror of reality. Moreover, if anything can be concluded ......read more

Vetter's new clinical manufacturing site now officially authorized

Vetter Development Service Rankweil receives manufacturing authorizationImportant milestone reached for the new siteAdditional filling capacities for early-stage clinical developmentFirst customer audits already completedRAVENSBURG, GERMANY and RANKWEIL, AUSTRIA - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - Vetter, a leading global Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO), has received the manufacturing authorization for its new site in Rankweil, Austria. As a result of the successful inspection held by the responsible national regulatory authority, the Austrian Agency for Health and Food Safety (AGES), the site can now support clinical development projects of international pharmaceutical and biotech companies. The service provider had purchased the approximately 10,000 square meters manufacturing facility in ......read more

OctaFX Releases List of Top 2021 Events that Affected the Financial Market

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - The year 2021 was packed with exciting developments and meaningful circumstances in world affairs—its economy, politics, and policies—impacting the financial sector as a whole. With the help of its analytics team, the international Forex broker OctaFX compiled a basic rundown to deliver some of the more critical, vital events which it deemed especially important. The U.S. dollar's tumultuous journey through quantitative easing (QE)During the COVID-19 crisis, the U.S. Federal Reserve (Fed) and the European Central Bank (ECB)—the central banks that issue the world's reserve currencies—flooded the financial markets with new money. The official reason stated was helping the suffering economy because of the pandemic. Therefore, U.S. president Joe Biden's proposal ......read more

Student Volunteerism Hits New High as Student Volunteers Contributed 16,000 Hours to Singapore's Cybersecurity Community in 2021

AiSP continues to partner with Ensign InfoSecurity and other industry players to support more youths to explore their interests and pursue a cybersecurity career in the future SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - A total of 130 students in Singapore contributed more than 16,000 volunteer hours to the cybersecurity community as part of the Student Volunteer & Recognition Programme (SVRP) initiative in 2021. 2021 saw the highest number of volunteers and volunteer hours recorded since the launch of SVRP in 2019. AiSP SVRP 2021 award winners with Minister-of-State, Ministry of Communications and Information & Ministry of National Development Mr Tan Kiat How (from left - Tay Gao Jun, Tay Ru Yi, Mr Tan Kiat How, Kevin Tan, Sng Jay Kai, Edwin Chua, Koh Liang Han, Lee Yi Terng)   Developed by the ......read more

FS-ISAC Launches Program to Bolster the Financial Sector's Supply Chain Security

Akamai Technologies Joins Critical Providers Program as Founding MemberNEW DELHI, INDIA - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - FS-ISAC, the only global cyber intelligence sharing community solely focused on financial services, announced today the launch of its Critical Providers Program designed to strengthen the security of the financial sector's supply chain. As critical service providers increasingly host, connect, and protect a substantial percentage of financial institutions' infrastructure, FS-ISAC created the program to foster continuous collaboration and information sharing between its member firms and their providers. This will bolster the industry's protections and preparedness against sophisticated cyber threats. ......read more

Ascent Partners debuts Doconomy's award-winning methodology "Åland Index" in Hong Kong and Mainland China

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - Ascent Partners Group Limited is proud to announce today (Jan. 20, 2022) that it is the first sustainability advisory firm to roll out the game-changing, impact calculations methodology Åland Index from Swedish Doconomy. The index calculates carbon footprint from consumption and will be launched in Hong Kong and Mainland China.Simon Mak, Co-founder and CEO of Ascent PartnersMathias Wikström, CEO of Doconomy The Åland Index was developed in 2016 and is taken to a broader market by Swedish impact tech pioneer Doconomy. This innovative, unique CO2 impact calculator instantly gained richly deserved recognition by scooping the Grand Prix in the Cyber category at the 2017 Cannes Lions International Festival of Creativity. Among its admired features, its practical, worldwide ......read more

Taiwan Lantern Festival Returns to Kaohsiung, City of Light, in 2022

KAOHSIUNG, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - Kaohsiung is once again, two decades later, hosting Taiwan Lantern Festival. Unprecedented, it will be a dual-venue event taking place at Love River Bay and Weiwuying simultaneously to highlight the port city's joviality and vibrance against a pleasantly diverse cityscape. A glittering Love River Bay after nightfall Taiwan Lantern Festival 2022 revolves around the theme of "Zoom in to Taiwan, Highlight Kaohsiung." A ray of light is geometrically configured to form the first Chinese character of the city's name, ablaze. The concept of light is further accentuated with the use of bright colors, thereby spotlighting the city's warmth and geniality and the exciting array of lantern works at the festival.   The main lantern at Weiwuying marks a first attempt at ......read more

Meet Surface Pro 8 – the most powerful 2-in-1 Surface built for Windows 11

Microsoft announces pre-orders of new Surface Pro 8 starting 20 January in SingaporeSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - Microsoft today announced that pre-orders for the new Surface Pro 8 will commence from 20 January in Singapore via commercial authorised resellers and retailers, and the Microsoft Store.

From now till 14 February, customers who pre-order a Surface Pro 8 on the Microsoft Store or via any authorised retailer or reseller will receive a complimentary Surface Pro Signature Keyboard[1] (worth $239). Consumers can also ......read more

AIA appoints new Head of Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG) for Singapore

This latest appointment builds on the company's ESG push, following its commitment to achieving net-zero greenhouse gas emissions by 2050SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 20 January 2022 - AIA Singapore today announced the official appointment of Ms Leong Li Sun as its new Head of Environmental, Social, Governance (ESG). This newly created role is part of the leading life and health insurer's transformational push to ensure a more sustainable future for the individuals and families it serves. Li Sun will report to Ms Wong Sze Keed, Chief Executive Officer of AIA Singapore.     As the Head of ESG, Li Sun's mandate is to further embed AIA's ESG commitment within the company's operations, across five strategic pillars that will deliver long-term value for stakeholders: Health and Wellness, Green ......read more

Malaysia welcomes a new DJI Experience Store Premium

New Store Premium and first Service Centre now open at One Utama.KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - DJI, is a global leader in developing and manufacturing civilian drones and creative camera technology for personal and professional use, has launched its newest DJI Experience Store Premium and Service Centre at One Utama Shopping Mall, Petaling Jaya. Following the recent launch of its first DJI Experience Store Premium in Pavilion Kuala Lumpur, the one-stop centre offers customers a holistic DJI experience of its facilities and services all under one roof. Situated inside the largest shopping mall in the Klang Valley, the DJI Experience Store Premium and Service Centre are now ready for visitors and enthusiasts at Lot LG 343A. The 543 sq-ft facility is the first DJI service centre that ......read more

The mission of VinFuture has touched human hearts

HANOI, VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - The VinFuture Prize has hugely inspired all the scientists involved and it will go a significant way to put the country on the world's science map and honour those willing to go the extra mile to make scientific breakthroughs - those with endless curiosity that think outside of the box."Talk with VinFuture Prize Council and Pre-Screening Committee" in the morning of January 18th, 2022"For the community" prizeTalking about the journey to VinFuture, Professor Albert P. Pisano (California University, San Diego, USA), co-chairman of the VinFuture Pre-Screening Committee spoke about his first time hearing about VinFuture. "The first idea on my mind is that we rarely see a prize that can acknowledge such devotion from scientists, since when ......read more

AIA reaffirms focus on wealth protection and management with the reveal of its Wealthbeing by AIA priority for the burgeoning High Net Worth segment

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - AIA Singapore today introduced ' Wealthbeing by AIA' – the pairing of Wealth and Well-being – as it accelerates efforts to meet the underserved needs of High Net Worth individuals (HNWIs) seeking protection and growth for both their wealth and health. This aligns with the company's advocacy for a more well-rounded approach to achieving healthier, longer, better lives.  Legacies forged with Wealthbeing by AIA Elevate your wealth, optimise your well-being(Click onto the image to view the video)   The leading life insurer believes Wealthbeing by AIA is the future of wealth planning, where legacies are forged not only on wealth but also on health in order to thrive for generations. Wealthbeing by AIA is testament to AIA's expertise in providing holistic solutions ......read more

New York Medical Group and Keiser University Sign a Chiropractic Scholarship Cooperation Program

NEW YORK, US - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - New York Medical Group (NYMG) and Keiser University entered into a doctoral scholarship cooperation. The New York Medical Group will screen and recommend several outstanding medical students to the United States to pursue a doctorate in chiropractic every year, and the Keiser University School of Medicine will provide scholarship funding. Eligible students will be able to join EC Healthcare to provide pain management services after completing the DC program.   Dr Steve Yun, Director of Education at NYMG-Kaiser Program    "There have been multiple clinical studies in Hong Kong over the past two years, indicating that poor posture can cause microtrauma and stress in the upper back and neck area, and leads to pain and discomfort(1, 2, 3, 4), dizziness ......read more

MOU Signing: SOCAM and viAct join force to promote digitalisation and site safety via AI technology

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - SOCAM Development Limited (HKEX 983)"SOCAM") and viAct are pleased to announce the signing of the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to formalise the collaboration in adapting construction technologies to improve site safety, while promoting 'Construction 2.0' among Hong Kong construction industry.   SOCAM Head of Corporate Development Mr. Adrian Lo (left) and viAct CEO Mr. Gary Ng (right) signed an MOU to jointly develop innovative construction technologies for site safety and to promote Construction 2.0.   In the recent years, the HKSAR Government has extensively promoted digitalisation in the construction industry and encouraged developers and contractors to adopt  construction technologies from architectural planning to site management, in order ......read more

Alt Farm Announced the First-ever 3D Food Printing Technology in Asia

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - Hong Kong Technology Startup, Alt Farm, one of the startup incubators of the HKUST Entrepreneurship Center, today announced the debut of the first-ever 3D food printing technology for high-quality and creative food with the patented nozzle design in Asia that achieves a level of product quality comparable to high-quality dessert, plant-based food, resulting in a far more efficient, sustainable, and ethical way to create foods without compromising on quality. From left to right: Christy Cheung, Prof. Marshal Liu, Kenny Fung, Joanna Hui   Having the startup idea in 2019, three HKUST alumni Kenny Fung, Christy Cheung and Joanna Hui have developed 3D food printing technology with its mission to expand the application of 3D food printing for different kinds of food ......read more

Hong Kong Baptist University research reveals that bisphenol S exposure may promote breast tumour progression and increase cancer risk

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - A study led by Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has revealed that different degrees of exposure to bisphenol S (BPS), an industrial chemical widely used in paper products and plastic containers, are associated with the growth and deterioration of breast tumours in a mouse model. The research results suggest the need for more in-depth and comprehensive research on the potential negative impact of BPS on human health, and the ongoing search for a safer alternative for use in industrial production may be warranted.     A research team led by Professor Cai Zongwei, Chair Professor of the Department of Chemistry and Director of the State Key Laboratory of Environmental and Biological Analysis at HKBU, has revealed that different degrees of exposure to bisphenol S are ......read more

Bybit Enables Peer-to-Peer Transactions

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - Bybit, one of the world's fastest growing cryptocurrency exchanges has taken trading to the next level by enabling peer-to-peer (P2P) transactions to help easier on- and off-ramp access. Starting Jan. 18, 2022, Bybit users can buy and sell Tether (USDT) with other users, easily and securely, at no platform or hidden fees on the Bybit website, with the app version to be launched soon.   The P2P platform offers more than 80 different payment methods and more than nine fiat options (Australian dollar, Hong Kong dollar, Indian rupee, Malaysian ringgit, Philippine peso, Russian ruble, New Taiwan dollar, Ukrainian hryvnia and Vietnamese dong) with more in the pipeline.   What to Expect From Bybit's P2P   Bybit's P2P provides the best way to buy and sell crypto while giving ......read more

RGE Legal Team Recognised for Top In-house Legal Services

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - Singapore-headquartered group of companies Royal Golden Eagle's (RGE) Chief Legal Officer won the top award in the Singapore Company/Business category, at the Singapore Corporate Counsel Association (SCCA) Singapore Chief Legal Officer Awards 2021 and was named Finalist, General Counsel of the Year at the Asian Legal Business inaugural Women In Law Award 2021. Both accolades recognise the significant achievements of RGE's outstanding in-house Legal department for supporting the group of companies' rapid growth and continued focus on sustainability across global markets. These high profile projects include the establishment of one of the world's largest dissolving pulp mills and acquisition of Pacific Canbriam in Brazil, business expansion in key markets such as China and ......read more

Philips PML9506 4K UHD MiniLED Android Display Launches in Taiwan in Time for Disney+

New MiniLED technology gives you astoundingly vivid imagesTAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - The Philips PML9506 4K UHD MiniLED Android Display is now available in Taiwan. This display's new MiniLED and quantum dot technology brings you the deepest blacks and the most vibrant colors. From gaming to movies, it gives you a picture so lifelike you'll want to reach out and touch it. With MiniLED, over a thousand intelligent backlight zones are independently dimmed or brightened to enable pin-sharp contrast and real depth.  It's the perfect display for the launch of Disney+ in Taiwan, with exciting new content that will look and sound amazing on the PML9506. This new display is available in a choice of 75" and 65" screen sizes to suit your lifestyle and viewing environment.  The best picture and sound ......read more

Heleflo Products' Move Towards Digitalisation and Automation

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - Leading supplier and converter of adhesive tapes and films, Heleflo Products Pte Ltd has announced their move to transform the company by implementing digital and automated solutions, with a specific focus on Environmental, Social and Governance (ESG). The solutions range from accounting and customer relations management to inventory management and production. Heleflo Products Pte Ltd launched two new factory units in Tuas in the hope to expand and improve the efficiency of their production. In addition to this new launch, they will also be purchasing two new machines in January that will help in the process of slitting and rewinding adhesive tapes and films. With the implementation of these machines, what used to be a manual dual process will now be completed in half the time, ......read more

Asia's Leading Plant Based Brand OmniFoods Brings Vegan Steak to Bangkok

Omni Patty Steak Debuts as the first plant-based steak offered in Santa Fé SteakBANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - Asia's leading plant based brand OmniFoods proudly joins the Santa Fé Steak menu with Omni Patty featured as the first ever plant-based steak in the steakhouse chain, bringing plant-based deliciousness to over 100 outlets across Bangkok.  The Omni Patty makes its Thailand debut with the ground-breaking launch between OmniFoods and Santa Fé Steak, just in time for Veganuary, the annual campaign in January which challenges global citizens to take part in the fight again climate change by going vegan for a month. With the latest vegetarian dish, Bangkokians can now join the green movement hassle-free. The unprecedented collaboration marks the combined effort between the two groups to ......read more

Transasia Minerals Ltd announces plans to develop a nickel processing facility in Indonesia with Artha Bumi Mining group by 2024

The USD 2 billion facility will produce ferronickel and EV battery grade nickel sulphate JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - Transasia Minerals Ltd, an international mining company headquartered in Jakarta, Indonesia, today announced its plans to proceed with developing a nickel processing facility in Morowali, Central Sulawesi, Indonesia.   The nickel processing facility in Morowali is slated to complete construction by 2024, following the ruling by the Indonesian Supreme Court No 122/PK/TUN/2021 on 10 November 2021 to reinstate the nickel ore mining licenses (IUPs) of Artha Bumi Mining Group. The project investment is estimated at USD 2 billion, and the facility will focus on the production of ferronickel and EV battery grade nickel sulphate, a raw material used to produce EV batteries. ......read more

A Clean and Organized Kitchen during the Lunar New Year Season Begins with Command from 3M

PETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - After experiencing one simple and quiet Lunar New Year in 2021, many households are gearing up to usher in the year of the tiger with a big bang. But before that, tradition persists. Decluttering, organizing, and tidying up the home must happen to welcome good luck in the year to come.   Besides, a decluttered and organized home, apart from the abundance of food, will also help make guests feel at home. Spending time to declutter non-common spaces such as kitchens, storerooms, and other rooms will allow us to provide a more comfortable environment when guests visit.   Realizing the need to provide an ease-of-mind for consumers who desire to know the whereabouts of the items in their homes like the back of their hands, 3M introduces a few ......read more

technine - A Rising Blockchain Solution Company becomes a New Amazon Web Services Consulting Partner, Speaking at Cloud Illuminate by Ingram Micro on NFT & Crypto Related Blockchain Solutions

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 19 January 2022 - Tech Nine Limited (technine) has recently become an Amazon Web Services (AWS) Consulting Partner and established partnership with Ingram Micro Hong Kong, to further extend its businesses on cloud-based systems as well as blockchain solutions focuses on non-fungible token (NFT), crypto-currency and exchange platform development supported by powerful Amazon Web Services.   technine is a rapidly rising software R&D, cloud-based system and blockchain solution provider headquartered in Hong Kong. "With the upsurge demand in blockchain solutions, specifically on NFT and crypto-currency development, we built an internal team with experienced blockchain experts to provide customized solutions to enterprises, help them implement and put blockchain solutions into ......read more

Singapore based KaHa Pte Limited acquired by Imagine Marketing (boAt) to create next-generation IoT enabled wearable products and ecosystem

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 17 January 2022 - Imagine Marketing Private Limited (parent company of boAt) announced the acquisition of Singapore based KaHa Pte Limited, an end-to-end SMART IoT product development company. The acquisition will enable Imagine Marketing to augment its wearable product offerings in terms of the concept, design, electronic firmware, algorithm development, Android/ iOS applications, new feature integration, social engagement and analytics, and lead the way by creating a vibrant eco-system for the Indian consumer. This acquisition will allow Imagine Marketing to scale up its smart and holistic wellness wearables ecosystem, and further innovate to come up with functional features with the Indian consumer in mind.  Founded in 2015, KaHa has capabilities in developing products in the IoT space and ......read more

Malaysia Global Business Forum (MGBF) launched roundtable series "The Evolving Threat Matrix of the Digital Economy", to showcase better understanding of threat matrix key to future success in digital economy

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 17 January 2022 - The recent global pandemic has fast-forwarded change. It has opened considerable opportunities for businesses to make a profit while at the same time it has increased the potential for crisis. The reality is the evolving threat matrix of the digital economy, which is at the convergence of many factors: cyber security, data management, weaponised information in the media, external attacks on supply chains and rapid political and policy changes.   According to the latest figures released by the Department of Statistics Malaysia, the country's digital economy has grown at a rate of 17.1 per cent to a value of some RM320 billion, with some estimates placing the value of the overall contribution of this sector to the economy at 22.6 per cent. These impressive ......read more

DHL Global Forwarding delivers Covid-19 antiviral pills to South Korea, the first country in Asia Pacific to receive the treatment courses

SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Media OutReach - 17 January 2022 - DHL Global Forwarding, the freight specialist arm of Deutsche Post DHL Group, has been tasked to bring in the newly approved Covid-19 antiviral pills to South Korea to bolster its fight against the pandemic. The logistics Group has been heavily involved in the transportation of Covid-19 vaccines worldwide, shipping well over 1.8 billion shipments of vaccines across 174 countries.

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"Across the Group, it's been a privilege to be part of the global fight ......read more

Azbil Receives Singapore Apex Corporate Sustainability Award 2021

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 17 January 2022 - Azbil Corporation announced that it has won a prestigious award in the Sustainable Solutions, Non-SME (small and medium enterprises) category of the Singapore Apex Corporate Sustainability Awards 2021 from Global Compact Network Singapore (GCNS), the Singapore chapter of the United Nations Global Compact. Representing Azbil Corporation, the company's Singapore branch, Strategic Planning & Development Office for Southeast Asia, was presented the award at a ceremony on December 9 by Guest of Honor Mr. Lawrence Wong, Singapore's Minister for Finance.     Azbil being presented the award in the Sustainable Solutions, Non-SME category  The Singapore Apex Corporate Sustainability Awards are one of the most ......read more

artnet AG: Artnet Data and Analytics show key developments of art market in 2021, Indicate growth for 2022

Post-War and Contemporary Art show strongest growthPrice development highlights Fine Art's attractiveness as alternative assetPablo Picasso, Jean-Michel Basquiat, Andy Warhol most expensive artists in 2021More than $14 Billion worth of art sold at auction in 2021Artnet developing AI-supported analytics and predictive technology NEW YORK, US / BERLIN, GERMANY - EQS Newswire - 17 January 2022 - Artnet AG, the leading platform for art market data and media, and the global marketplace for fine art will deploy more resources to further develop its AI-supported analytics and business intelligence products. The development of predictive technologies will be instrumental for data-driven decision making, especially in terms of art secured lending, fractionalization, and other financial products. Over the past few years, and especially in ......read more

Allianz Risk Barometer 2022: Cyber perils outrank Covid-19 and broken supply chains as top business risk globally and in Asia Pacific

11th Allianz survey: Cyber, business interruption and natural disasters are the top three business risks globally in 2022. Cyber ranks top Asia Pacific risk for the third consecutive yearPandemic outbreak drops from second to fourth position as majority of companies are less concerned and feel adequately prepared for future outbreaksNatural catastrophes and Climate change rise significantly in the annual rankings as extreme weather events and transition risks mountAGCS CEO Joachim Mueller: "'Business interrupted' will likely remain the key underlying risk theme for this year. Building resilience is becoming a competitive advantage for companies."JOHANNESBURG/LONDON/MUNICH/NEW YORK/PARIS/SAO PAULO/SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - Cyber perils are the biggest concern for companies globally in ......read more

WeTV Bets Big on Southeast Asia with New Content Partnership Opportunities

WeTV looks to expand its local partner ecosystems to deliver the best of Asian entertainment to its viewersSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - WeTV, Southeast Asia's leading video-on-demand (VOD) and over-the-top platform (OTT), has announced plans to aggressively ramp up its presence in Southeast Asia in 2022 and is welcoming local brands and advertisers in the region to join forces in reaching out to WeTV viewers.   WeTV is a global video streaming platform launched by Tencent Video, one of the largest online video platforms in China. Curated for international viewers, it is one of the largest digital video streaming destinations in several Asian markets, including Indonesia, Malaysia, Singapore and Thailand. It is available on multiple platforms including mobile, desktop, tablets, and Smart TV and in ......read more

Arup empowers youths to chart a sustainable future for Hong Kong with a video competition among local schools

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - With sustainable development drawing increasing attention, the eyes of the world have turned to tackling the crisis of global warming following the 26th United Nations Climate Change Conference (COP26), which took place in November last year. In Hong Kong, enhanced strategies and targets for combating climate change and achieving carbon neutrality have been set out. Arup, a global built environment consultant, recently organised the 'Envisioning a sustainable Hong Kong' video competition to raise awareness among young people, aiming to extend a positive influence on their peers, family and the community to enhance the city's future.   Promoting wider participation   The Hong Kong government and various sectors have been taking proactive steps to address ......read more

AIA survey reveals the biggest retirement planning concern: Negative impact of rising inflation on savings and not planning long enough compared to average life expectancy

First-in-market AIA Elite Secure Income plan provides guaranteed monthly retirement income while giving customers potential upside even in volatile times SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - AIA Singapore today unveiled that when it comes to retirement planning, a higher number of adults aged 36-45 and families with kids[1] are most concerned about retirement savings dropping in value due to rising inflation. While this emerged as the top concern, less than half (39%) take inflation into account when planning for their retirement. The study amongst 455 respondents[2] was conducted in November 2021. Pre-retirees also appear to have lowered their retirement expectation at a time when the nation's headline inflation rose to its highest in over 8 years[3]. With the lingering concern that their savings will not ......read more

Discovery's 'New Taste of Hong Kong' New Host for Season 2

TLC's 'New Taste of Hong Kong' season 2 answers why so many have made the iconic city their home premiering on January 21Fabio Grangeon, an actor and culinary enthusiast, will take Singapore and Malaysian audiences through the many colourful layers of Hong Kong's neighbourhoods from the perspective of locals and expats that have made the city their homeSINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - TLC is set to premiere the second season of the 'New Taste of Hong Kong.' The show will give audiences a unique and exclusive look at the city's creative and culinary scene from the perspective of both locals and expats who proudly call Hong Kong "home." Through the show, audiences will celebrate Hong Kong's gems in Sai Kung, Central, and West Kowloon, answering why many fall in love with the city. Episode 1 of the latest ......read more

4 in 5 Employees in Singapore Fear Impact of Digitalisation, Turn to Upskilling to Stay Competitive

Four in five (81%) employees are concerned about the impact of digitalisation on jobs and roles in their industry.Most employees (93%) agree there is a need to upskill to remain relevant in their current role. On the other hand, employers say that the main impact of digitalisation on the workforce are 'the need to reskill and upskill workers to meet new skill demands' (57%), 'employees will spend less time in automated/ repetitive work' (54%), and 'employees will have to take on hybrid roles/ roles that require a mix of different skill sets' (54%). SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 18 January 2022 - As businesses continue to accelerate digitalisation, four in five (81%) employees say that they are concerned about the impact of digitalisation on jobs and roles in their respective industries. Employees reveal that their main concern ......read more

New 4K Philips 8500 Series TV Arrives in Malaysia

Giant screen with slim design and cinematic vision and soundPETALING JAYA, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach - 17 January 2022 - The Philips 8500 series of 4K UHD LED Android Displays are now available in Malaysia. This new TV extends the picture beyond the screen and into the room, with Ambilight, and it is also among the many Philips displays that now boast Apple TV+ coverage via the Apple TV app.   Fluid motion. True color. Incredible depth   Whatever the video source, the Philips P5 Perfect Picture Engine gets the most out of the stunning 4K LED screen, always delivering perfection, and transporting you to a new realm of visual experience. The fidelity of Dolby Vision and Dolby Atmos sound technology, ensures you'll enjoy all the same contrast, brightness and color that the director intended, along with sound that's ......read more

Kaadas Introduces Game-Changing Digital Locks with Facial Recognition Technology - a Collaboration With Lamborghini

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 17 January 2022 - Arrive at the new era of smart homes with Kaadas' high-tech, exclusive collection of Lamborghini smart facial-recognition door locks. With 3D structured light technology which enables the lock to reach millimetre level accuracy, you can experience smart and revolutionary technology right at your doorstep.   Experience the Revolutionary Facial Recognition Technology Kaadas' brand new Lamborghini door locks keep your home protected and secure with state-of-the-art facial recognition technology, which allows you to unlock the door with your face. The mechanics behind the smart door lock is supported by its ability to capture three-dimensional dynamic information of your face by extracting facial features and bone structure to build an accurate 3D face model. This means that the door ......read more

Foresight and SUNWAY-AI Collaborate to Commercialize Autonomous Technologies to the Chinese Agriculture Market

SUNWAY-AI is a global Chinese manufacturer of autonomous and unmanned intelligent vehicle products NESS ZIONA, ISRAEL - News Direct - 18 January 2022 - Foresight Autonomous Holdings Ltd. (Nasdaq and TASE: FRSX) ("Foresight"), an innovator in automotive vision systems, announced today the signing of a multiphase business cooperation agreement with SUNWAY-AI Technology (Changzhou) Co., Ltd. ("SUNWAY"), a global Chinese manufacturer of autonomous and unmanned intelligent vehicle products. The first phase will consist of a proof of concept (POC) project in which SUNWAY will test the QuadSight® vision prototype system and evaluate Foresight's technology and its further potential integration into SUNWAY's products and services. Upon successful evaluation, the parties intend to enter into a partnership ......read more

Carousell Media Group Launches Connect to Provide an Alternative to Walled Gardens

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 17 January 2022 - Carousell Media Group, the advertising arm of Carousell Group (Carousell, Mudah.my, ChoTot, OneKyat and Ox Street) today launched Connect. Connect is a first-of-its-kind recommerce programmatic buying platform that deploys best-in-class DSP ad-technology, and is powered by the buying, selling and search data signals generated from the Carousell Media Group's tens of millions of monthly users across Greater Southeast Asia (Southeast Asia, Taiwan and Hong Kong). The Connect platform will give advertisers a viable alternative to the closed environments like Google and Facebook, by providing them with full-funnel marketing solutions and enabling them to engage with Carousell Media Group's audiences on every ad format available across the open internet - video, display, audio ......read more