SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16
December 2019 - Known as an
innovative disruptor with responsible entrepreneurship at its heart, Banyan
Tree Holdings strengthens its founding competitive edge in people to future
proof its mission of sustainable value creation for all stakeholders.
L-R: Banyan Tree Group's big family celebrating its 25th
Anniversary; Founder and Executive Chairman of Banyan Tree Holdings Mr Ho Kwon
Ping receiving the HICAP Lifetime Achievement Award from The BHN Group
President Mr Jeff Higley; Annual Talent Development Programme.
25th Anniversary this year, Banyan Tree Holdings continues to stand
tall as one of the few steadfastly independent hospitality companies in a rapidly
consolidating industry. "Set against an increasingly competitive and uncertain
landscape, we are now in the middle of the river of change. We have left the
home bank but not reached the safety of the farshore. And we need to be aware
that we are in this zone. Being an independent company is to our advantage for timely
business decisions and expansions. We have the conviction and the game plan of
using our Group's size to play to our strengths - being nimble and responsive
to change. With an emphasis on integration, process redesign and strengthening
of our digital infrastructure, we are confident of stronger brand delivery and performance
as we step into the next 25 years and beyond," said
Ho Kwon Ping, Founder and Executive
of Banyan Tree Holdings.
Catalysing the next phase of growth, the Group is staking
its edge on its agile organisational structure and lateral capabilities of an
integrated hospitality ecosystem. It has evolved from a boutique chain to a
multi-branded global hospitality leader in its own right, with a footprint set
to double in the next five years and consistent brand recognition with over 140
awards in 2019 and 2535 awards won since inception. This year, the list included
SINGAPORE - Media
OutReach - 16 December 2019 - A newly established Sirex exchange attracts public attention.
based on blockchain technology is given innovative value by
the people. There are many crypto exchanges in the
market and the numbers of the exchanges keep growing.
Under these circumstances, investors have
had questions about the meaning of a newly established crypto exchange.
Sirex offers opportunities to invest in
startups and trade token freely, breaking down the barriers between investors
Many startups have difficulties in
raising funds because of cost, regional barriers, and lack of IR (Investor Relations) specialty. But in Sirex's startup specialized IEO (Initial Exchange Offering) Plus, a startup company can get a lot more opportunities
to meet potential investors and raise fund. You can meet more
investors in Sirex than in 1,000 IR meetings. The only thing a
startup needs is a clear vision and a business plan.
Every Investor hopes
and dreams about hitting the jackpot 100 times through investing in future unicorn companies. But if the
budget is limited, it has been almost impossible. Because Investment
opportunity in the early stage startup were only given to professional and
In Sirex, however, it is possible to invest in early stage startups
even with small amount of money. In addition, there is a much faster
exit option through Sirex listed token market.
Firstly, it is Sirex IEO
Plus, startup specialized IEO. The general IEO systems give the
purchase opportunity to the people who come first. In those systems, some buyers
will take the most part of profit only because they got first position on the
list. On the other hand, Sirex IEO Plus maximizes the total sum of
every participant's benefit through Dynamic Pricing Sequence of One-priced Periods.
Through this mechani ......read more
KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA - Media OutReach
- December 16,
2019 - QURAS Project Team (Information Security
Management Service Provider, Hong Kong S.A.R) and Bona Trust Corporation (Trust
and Corporate Service Provider, Federal Territory of Labuan, Malaysia) jointly
developed beta version of fully anonymized file sharing software for Information
This effort was the first in the world to produce a product that implement
a fully anonymized smart contract. Both project teams are preparing for an update
for the QURAS platform test net scheduled for January 2020.https://youtu.be/-x7cbqvAKaQ (Quras Wallet | File Encryption and
The cyber security crisis awareness and challenges for companies in the
industrial field, financial sector and the governments, have rapidly increased,
and caused an urgency for all organizations, to review their countermeasure
policies in order to secure their organizations' network security.
Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) 's facing cyber security challenges
are not able to afford the budget to hire specialists or spend a significant
amount of cost on these initiatives when compared to large corporations and
As a solution to the above, the technical teams of QURAS and Bona Trust
Corporation have jointly developed a fully anonymized file sharing software by
setting multiple authorized persons on a completely anonymized smart contract.
With fully anonymized file sharing software, SMEs can achieve extremely
sensitive information management just with a small budget.
In addition, QURAS Gas (XQG) consumed as a budget is distributed to the
wallet of all holders according to the number of possessions by staking every
18 seconds by holding QURAS coins (XQC).https://youtu.be/It2wsldPekA (Quras Wallet | Smart Contact with Assets)
An overview of the specifications and features of this software is briefly
1. Set up multiple approvers, pay QURAS gas
(XQG), ......read more
Headlined by iconic Korean actress Son Ye-jin of MS Team and
leading actor Hyun-bin, CRASH LANDING ON YOU, recorded top viewership
for its first weekend broadcast in KoreaProduced by Studio Dragon, directed by Lee Jung-hyo and written by
Park Ji-eun, the tvN K-drama premiered globally on Netflix on 14 December 2019,
the same day as its release in Korea
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 December 2019 - Spackman Entertainment Group Limited ("Spackman Entertainment
Group" or the "Company" and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"),
wishes to announce that tvN's K-drama, CRASH LANDING ON YOU, featuring
Korea's preeminent actress Son Ye-jin of MS Team Entertainment Co., Ltd. ("MS
Team"), a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Group's associated company,
Spackman Media Group Limited, and well-known actor Hyun-bin attained #1 in
viewership for its first weekend broadcast in Korea.
The tvN drama first aired on 14
December in Korea, recording an average viewership rating of 6.1% on 14
December and 6.8% on 15 December, and a
high of 7.3% on 14 December and 7.8% on 15 December amongst Korean households
on paid platforms such as integrated cable, IPTV and satellite.  According
to Nielsen Korea, based on the 2049 viewership in Korea which measures the audience
rating of the target group of 20 ~ 49 years old among the Korean
household, the drama posted an average of 4.0% on 14 December and 4.4% on
15 December, and a maximum of 4.7% on 14 December and 5.1% on 15 December in
local broadcast viewership, ranking first across all channels for the same
timeslot in Korea. 
CRASH LANDING ON YOU premiered globally
on Netflix on the same day as its release in Korea. In Asia, Latin
America and English-speaking countries, each episode shall be available after
its regular broadcast in Korea. In Japan and Europe, all episodes shall be
released at once on 16 February 2020.
MACAU, SPECIAL ADMINISTRATIVE
REGION OF THE PEOPLE'S REPUBLIC OF CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 December 2019 - Andaz Macau is pleased to
announce the appointment of accomplished hotelier Ms. Chikako Shimizu as
General Manager to open in first half of 2021. A Hyatt and Andaz veteran, Ms. Shimizu will
bring a keen understanding of the unique experience offered by the luxury
lifestyle hospitality brand of Andaz which perfectly complements the highly
anticipated Galaxy International Conference Center.Chikako Shimizu, General Manager of Andaz Macau
Ms. Shimizu has garnered more
than 25 years of extensive experience in hospitality leadership positions
around the world. In her new role, she will serve as brand ambassador to bring
the culture of this vibrant lifestyle hotel to life. She will also proactively
promote the Andaz philosophy of providing each guest with an authentic local
"I am very excited to introduce the Andaz brand to
such a special city like Macau that has so much history and culture to share," Ms.
Shimizu says. "Once opened, the hotel will bring to life the vibrancy of this
fascinating city, by offering distinct experiences designed to stimulate the
senses and deliver thoughtful, unscripted service for curious-minded guests in
search of inspiring sights, sounds, tastes and immersive local experiences that
is unique to Macau."
Most recently, Ms. Shimizu served as Director of
Operations at Andaz Singapore where she was involved in the hotel's successful
A vibrant luxury lifestyle hotel rooted in local art
and culture, Andaz Macau immerses
business and leisure guests in a stimulating environment inspired by the city's
colorful heritage that is a blend of Chinese and Portuguese cultures. All of the hotel's 700 guestrooms and suites
highlight key elements of the city through thoughtful décor and design.
In addition to the ......read more
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 December 2019 - Singapore based technology
releases their findings with compilation of a list of top 10 freelance jobs
only found in Singapore during the festive season.
is an on-demand talents service marketplace mobile app platform creates the
opportunity to improve the community's living quality.
The idyllic Christmas lights in
Orchard Road and the familiar 'It's Beginning to Feel a Lot Like Christmas'
song being played in malls; a reminder that December is the season of joy and
giving. To many living in Singapore, Christmas also signals the start of preparations
for the next big season, Chinese New Year.
Here are the top ten unusual freelance
jobs that arose from the hype of these two festive seasons:
#1 Spring Cleaning Helpers
Everyone expects their homes to
look smack and clean during the festive season, however, not many bears the
desire or motivation to perform the task of spring cleaning. A simple solution
would be to engage the services of freelance cleaning professionals to do the
job with no worries about cleaning up the mess after wild Christmas-eve parties,
or fears of homes being not presentable enough for relatives and friends. The
professional cleaning aunties and uncles will handle the task easily and prices
start from $55 for a three-hour general cleaning service.
#2 Gift and Hamper Wrappers
Wish to wrap an impressive
Christmas gift or a Chinese New Year hamper for business clients and associates
but lack the proper gift-wrapping skills? Lack the time to buy gifts? An
alternative would be to outsource these tasks to a freelancer and let them work
their magic. Prices start from $8 per task.
#3 Courier Services
Gifts and hampers wrapped but
do not have the time to deliver these personally? Just engage the assistance of
a personalised courier service provider. Do note ......read more
SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 December 2019 - Etiqa Insurance has unveiled their latest offering of Cancer Insurance with No Claim Discount (NCD)
-- a market-first feature among cancer protection plans in Singapore. This
Cancer Insurance offers full coverage and payout for all stages of cancer to
help customers and their families to meet financial needs as they occur.
Additionally, the policyholder shall receive 6% savings on their annual premium
upon policy renewal if no claims have been made in the previous policy term.
According to the Ministry of
Health records, cancer is the leading cause of death in Singapore, accounting
for nearly 30% of deaths every year. One in every four to five people in the
nation may develop cancer in their lifetime but it is noteworthy that a third
of all cancers can be cured if they are detected and treated
early, and new cancer treatments has enabled people with advanced cancers to
On the other hand, the 2017
Protection Gap Study released by the Life Insurance Association (LIA) revealed
that Singaporeans may be insufficiently prepared to cope with the medical
expenses should a critical illness like cancer occurs. Most conventional critical
illness plans cover a wide range of diseases, including cancer, but they might
not cover all stages of cancer.
"The risk of cancer increases
with age. With an ageing population in Singapore, Etiqa recognises the
increasing need for a comprehensive yet affordable cancer protection plan,
which can reduce financial worry and allow one to fully focus on recovery if
cancer is diagnosed. The NCD benefit in our Cancer Insurance is meant to
encourage customers to consistently
take charge of their protection needs," said Sue Chi Kong, Chief
Executive Officer of Etiqa Insurance Pte. Ltd.
NCD benefit is commonly used
in motor insurance and increasingly in health insurance, to reward
policyhold ......read more
HANOI, VIETNAM - Media
OutReach - 15 December 2019 - On December 14, 2019, Vinsmart
Research and Manufacture Joint Stock Company (Vingroup member) officially
launches its five first smart TV models. By using the copyrighted Android TV
operating system from Google, Vsmart TVs not only bring outstanding
experiences in their price range, but also aim to become a device
controlling smart electronic products in your home (SmartHome).
The five Vsmart TV models are produced at
a modern factory complex in Hoa Lac Hi-Tech Park. In the first generation,
Vsmart TVs are divided into two main lines to flexibly meet the needs of
consumers, including the high-end KE product line with an ultra-thin screen
border and three-sided edge-to-edge metal design, while the KD product line
retains the edge-to-edge style but is more balanced in terms of design and
optimisation for visual and content experience.
With a contemporary
design style, Vsmart TVs will be sized from 43 to 55 inches and designed with
4K resolution quality, HDR10 support, Dolby audio and other features optimised
for Vietnamese people.
The highlight of Vsmart
TVs is the use of the copyrighted Android operating system directly from
Google, providing attractive features such as Google Music, Google Play Games
and the possibility of installing more than 5,000 applications on the Google
Play store. Simultaneously, Vsmart will integrate a YouTube button on the
remote control, opening up a rich, diverse and highly customisable
entertainment world and information for users.
Besides, VinSmart also
works with domestic partners such as FPT Play, VTV, THVL and FILM + to
bring interesting content to users.
Each Vsmart TV model
will be equipped with smart virtual assistants like Google Assistant for users
to command the TV in Vietnamese, supporting all northern, central and southern
Vietnamese voices. In the future, with smarte ......read more
VIETNAM - Media OutReach - 13 December
2019 - VinAI
Research (directly under Vingroup) has just announced the first two scientific
research results at NeurIPS - the world's No. 1 conference on artificial
intelligence in Canada. The event not only marks VinAI in the world technology
community, but also shows the transformation of Vingroup into a
technology corporation, gradually integrating with the global technology peak.
Bui Hai Hung,Director of VinAI Research, makes a speech at NeuIPS 2019
2019 (Neural Information Processing Systems - The annual international
conference on artificial neural network information processing systems) will take place on December 8-14, 2019 in Vancouver,
Canada. This is
the largest AI summit in the year. This year's conference has a total of more
than 1,400 articles accepted,
out of a total of more than 6,700 articles submitted. Google, Google Brain and
Google Deepmind have the highest number of articles accepted. MIT University has the highest second number of articles accepted, that is followed by
Stanford University, Microsoft Research, and other entities.
With 2 articles from VinAI, this is the first time Vietnam has articles published at an international
Yasin Abbasi Yadkori, the author of VinAI scientific reseaches which are
presented at NeurIPS 2019
published at NeurIPS focuses on making optimal decisions in an online interactive
environment. Decisions that
with the environment and directly affect future system data. For example, when shopping online, the search engines can not only give
suggestions according to customer habits, but also bring a new experience as
desired. This feature is currently not available in the market. Besides, these research articles also
many applications for real-world sequential decision making, such as web
advertising, making suggestions,
making recommen ......read more
Goppion engineered, manufactured and installed the conservation display cases for the Chinese Antiquities Gallery and Fine Art Gallery HONG KONG, CHINA - Media
OutReach - 13 December 2019 - Goppion, the Italian company renowned for protecting
icons of world cultural heritage such as the
Mona Lisa, the Crown Jewels of
the United Kingdom, and many Leonardo da
Vinci manuscripts and drawings, played a major role in the newly renovated Hong
Kong Museum of Art.
October 2018, Goppion was tasked with engineering, manufacturing and installing
the permanent display cases for two galleries in the museum. One is the "Chinese
Antiquities Gallery," called such because it hosts objects ranging from the
Neolithic to the 20th century, including ceramics and other decorative art
pieces, such as objects in glass, engraved bamboo, wood, and ivory and rhino
horns, as well as costumes, fabrics, and furniture.
was asked to display and conserve this priceless collection of Chinese
heritage. To meet the museum's requests and restrictions, the company designed
45 standalone display cases (2500mmx800x2100h).
characterizing elements engineered by Goppion include the presence of
cutting-edge lighting systems that can be controlled via Bluetooth by
smartphone and tablet, as well as an active system for stabilising the relative
humidity and an air filtration and recycling system.
other gallery is the "Fine Art Gallery," which houses a collection of
over 5,000 objects, including paintings, calligraphy works, and pieces coming
from a variety of schools and eras in the history of Chinese painting. Goppion
designed 24 wall display cases, totalling 180 metres wide and 3.4 metres high.
display cases were assembled on site and required an extensive amount of
materials, including 75 large sheets of glass that must be attached to the floor,
as they were unable to be f ......read more
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 12 December 2019 - Thailand is poised to enter the new decade steered by strong business fundamentals and the government's business-friendly agenda -- the Thailand 4.0 drive. This initiative is anticipated to move Thailand up the economic value chain and usher in further investments across a variety of industries including Artificial Intelligence, agritech, infrastructure, manufacturing and automation.Details from the Michael Page Thailand Employment Outlook 2020 highlights more efforts to improve economic growth by migrating from an industry-driven economy to a technology-centric one. This race for change will bring on continuous adaptation of emerging technologies in the country.Kristoffer Paludan, Regional Director of Michael Page Thailand comments, "Thailand's business leaders have acknowledged the importance of embracing emerging technologies to maximise opportunities in the new digital transformation economy. Local companies have also started to adopt more digitally-focused solutions. Technology will lead the value add across businesses and encompass all areas of growth to drive the economy forward."Other findings from the Michael Page Thailand Employment Outlook 2020 reveal that in order to fulfill Thailand's ambition of disruptive innovation, the skills required will be in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big Data, Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity and IT infrastructure. The application of these technology skills will be seen in a majority of industries including transport, distribution, FMCG, business serves and real estate.With continued progress in e-commerce, an increasing number of professionals tasked with implementing new software technologies across mobile and skilled in mobile development will be in demand. Qualified candidates can expect a 25 -- 30% average salary increase when switching jobs within similar industries."Businesses outside of technology are also impl ......read more
Provides Affordable, Quality Option to Local Consumers HONG
KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach
- 12 December 2019 - The U.S. Meat
Export Federation ("USMEF") is pleased to announce the bulk shipment of
U.S. chilled pork to Hong Kong for local consumers. The import initiative has
been taken to fill the supply-demand gap for pork amid rising fresh pork prices
and to offer an alternative to consumers at an affordable price. U.S. Consul
General Mr. Hanscom Smith was present at the press conference as the guest of
the establishment of a continuous supply chain, U.S. chilled pork is available
in the Hong Kong market from December 2019
Joel Haggard, Senior Vice President of USMEF Asia Pacific, said, "We are
delighted to bring U.S. chilled pork to Hong Kong amid rising interest and
demand for our products. U.S. pork is produced to the highest quality and
safety standards. The hogs' diet of homegrown corn and soy gives U.S. pork a
unique sweet flavor and tenderness that consumers love. The chilled pork we are
bringing here will be a fine choice for Chinese cuisine with its excellent
quality and affordability, and makes an excellent alternative to fresh pork for
home cooking and restaurant catering."
pig auction prices in Hong Kong have increased 2.63 times in 2019, from the
monthly average of HK$1,188 per 100 catties in January to HK$3,132 per 100
catties in November, according to data from Hong Kong's Food and Environmental
Hygiene Department. The price surge is attributable to the significant drop by
approximately 56.9% in the number of live pigs imported from Mainland China,
from an average of around 4,083 per day in January to around 1,757 per day in
the world's largest pork exporter at a value of US$6 billion (HK$46.8 billion)
in 2018, the U.S. is also the largest chilled pork supplier to Asian markets,
including Japan and Korea," added Mr. Haggard. "Over half of the U.S ......read more
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 12 December 2019 - Leading bespoke solar developer and
asset management company NEFIN Solar Asset Limited ("NEFIN"), a member of the
NEFIN Group, forms a 15-year strategic partnership with LF Logistics, a leading
logistics services provider offering both in-country logistics services across
Asia and freight management services globally, and a member company of Li &
Fung. This pioneer partnership involves participation in the Feed-in Tariff
(FiT) Scheme spearheaded by China Light and Power Co Ltd. (CLP), with the
mission to take lead in promoting the development of renewable energy and
reducing carbon footprint in Hong Kong where sustainability is becoming a more
and more important agenda.
LF Logistics has been proactively seeking
opportunities to efficiently curb its energy and carbon emissions as part of its
holistic sustainability strategy. Its collaboration with NEFIN marks a key
solar project in Hong Kong by installing 336 pieces of cutting-edge shingled
modules together with leading monitoring and control systems on the rooftop of
Li Fung Centre, LF Logistics Corporate Headquarters. As a Hong Kong Science and
Technology Parks Corporation (HKSTP) incubated company, NEFIN has over a decade
of industry-leading expertise in solar development. They are currently
developing artificial intelligence solutions to monitor and manage renewable
energy assets more efficiently and effectively.
"The system in LF Logistics has a
very high fire safety standard. They can be shut down locally or remotely when
fault is detected. The daily generation data are sent to the cloud in our
monitoring center to perform data analytics. This allows NEFIN to conduct
predictive maintenance. Our system is smart enough to inform us of potential
issues in advance. Maintenance tasks are then scheduled in a way that are most
productive and efficient for our staff at sites. This is a NEFIN 2.0 ......read more
Hong Kong's only travel fair, ITE, well covers southern China too TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 12 December 2019 - Amid social unrest, Hong Kong outbound by number of departures kept growing in summer albeit by a small percentage but inbound into Hong Kong dropped significantly! In fact, Hong Kong citizens from July to September this year made 23 million departures (outbound), up 1.7%, over same period last year, of which 3.3 million via airport, down 0.8%, and 131101 via cruise terminal, up 0.45%! Perhaps proof of overseas holiday as part of life style remains unchanged! From June till now, convention centers of HKCEC and AWE accessible and fully operational, and all international exhibitions there, with only one exception, held as planned! Apparently, convention centers and international exhibitions not target of protests! Around 7.4 million people but spending US$26.5 billion on outbound in 2018, Hong Kong rank World's 11st and Asia's 3rdlargest source market after China (mainland) and South Korea! A quality market, Hong Kong's per capita outbound spending in 2018 averaged US$3580 way above those of Australia at around US$1500, UK at US$1150, and Germany at US$1140! Destinations, for examples, like Australia saw Hong Kong arrivals grew 1.6% to around 179,000 in the first 7 months this year, and Thailand grew 4% to 722,000 in the first 8 months this year. In third quarter this year, 562970 Hong Kong citizens visited Japan, up 2.2%, with a spectacular 23.56% growth in September! With population around 0.6% but arrivals about 25% of mainland China, Hong Kong ranked Japan's fourth largest source market with arrivals in 2018 up 7.1% to 2.21 million! Amid protest marches, ITE2019 successfully held as planned! Of its 11613 buyers and visitors in 2 trade days, 11% from overseas and 26% from China mainly Guangdong, so south China well covered. The 73665 visi ......read more
CHINA - Media
OutReach - 12 December 2019 - Cushman & Wakefield (NYSE: CWK), a leading global real estate
services firm, announced the formation of a new asset services company with
Vanke Service today. The new company will jointly develop certain commercial
real estate property and facilities management operation services across
Greater China further enhancing the two companies by creating greater value and
service delivery for clients across the region.
Vanke Service is a core subsidiary of China Vanke, a leading
best-in-class Chinese real estate development company. Vanke Service is a top
Chinese real estate service provider for over 2209 residential and 635
commercial projects by the end of 2018. Cushman & Wakefield is a leading
global real estate services firm with 51,000 employees in 400 offices and 70
countries. Cushman & Wakefield has 22 offices across Greater China
providing integrated real estate services to the local market.
This new asset services company will
have more than 1000 commercial property and facility management projects in
over 80 cities across Greater China, with more than 20,000 employees. The
market-leading scale, enhanced reach across Greater China and experienced team
will allow the new company to provide first-class commercial property and
facility management services in the market.
The new company only impacts PFM/asset services in Greater China; there
are no other changes to services in Cushman & Wakefield's Greater China
partnership with Vanke Service will provide opportunities for both companies to
create and add value across Greater China," said Brett White, Executive
Chairman & CEO, Cushman & Wakefield. "I'm excited about the
opportunity. We have a
strong position in the market, and through this partnership with Vanke, it will
create an even greater outcome to deliver excellence in client service and lead
the indust ......read more
HONG KONG, CHINA - Media
OutReach - 12 December 2019 - RICS (Royal
Institution of Chartered Surveyors) is now accepting nominations for RICS
Awards 2020 Hong Kong. Thirteen categories celebrating achievements from
different facets of the built industry are open for submission until 13
highest accolade bestowed by a global professional organisation in the
management of the built and natural environment, the RICS Awards Hong Kong has
been running for the ninth consecutive year recognising achievements and
contributions from professionals in land, property, construction and the built
Mr Dave Hallam MRICS, RICS Hong
Kong Advisory Board Chair, said, "Pioneering better environments in the
past 150 years, RICS strives to effect positive change in the built and natural
environments. The RICS Awards are designed to showcase and celebrate the
outstanding achievements and developments of industry professionals who are
creating better places and spaces to live and work, and who are helping to
build resilient, successful communities."
winners will be announced at the RICS Annual Dinner and Awards Hong Kong
Presentation Ceremony on 27 March 2020 at the Grand Hyatt Hong Kong.
RICS Awards 2020 Hong Kong Award categories:
1. Office Team of the Year
2. Residential Team of the Year
3. Retail Team of the Year
4. Facilities Management Team of the Year
5. Property Management Team of the Year
6. Professional Consultancy Services Team of the Year
7. Construction Project Management Team of the Year
8. Refurbishment / Revitaliisation Team of the Year
9. Research Team of the Year
10. Sustainability Achievement of the Year
11. Best Deal of the Year
12. Corpo ......read more
Announces ‘Internet for the Future’ Strategy and the Industry’s Most Ambitious Silicon Architecture News Summary:
shares further details behind its 'Internet for the Future' technology strategy
based on development investments in Silicon+Optics+SoftwareCisco Silicon OneTM,
a first-ever single, unified silicon architecture that can serve anywhere in
the network and be used in any form factor. New Cisco 8000 Series, the
first platform built with Silicon One and new IOS XR7 operating system.Cisco 8000 Series set to reduce
cost of building and operating mass scale networks to run digital applications
and services such as 5G, video and cloud.New flexible business model
options that enable customers to consume new innovation in new ways that best
fit their business needs. AT&T,
Century Link, Comcast, Facebook, Microsoft and The Walt Disney Studios share
insights on joint innovation and the needs of the next Internet
SAN FRANCISCO, CALIF., - Media
OutReach - 12
December 2019 - Cisco
today unveiled further details behind its technology strategy for building a
new internet -- one designed to push digital innovation beyond the performance,
economic and power consumption limitations of current infrastructure. A
multi-year approach that is defining the Internet for decades to come, Cisco's
strategy is already delivering technology breakthroughs to pave the way for the
world's developers to create applications and services they have only begun to
Cisco introduced its latest innovation including Cisco
Silicon OneTM, the industry's only networking silicon architecture
of its kind; released the new Cisco 8000 Series, the world's most powerful
carrier class routers built on the new silicon; and announced new purchasing
options that enable customers to consume the company's technology through
disaggregated business models.
"Innovation requires focused investment, the right team ......read more
BANGKOK, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 12 December 2019 - Thailand is poised to enter the new decade steered
by strong business fundamentals and the government's business-friendly agenda --
the Thailand 4.0 drive. This initiative is anticipated to move
Thailand up the economic value chain and usher in further investments across a
variety of industries including Artificial Intelligence, agritech,
infrastructure, manufacturing and automation.
from the Michael Page Thailand Employment
Outlook 2020 highlights more efforts to improve economic growth by migrating from
an industry-driven economy to a technology-centric one. This race for change
will bring on continuous adaptation of emerging technologies in the country.
Kristoffer Paludan, Regional Director of
Michael Page Thailand comments,
"Thailand's business leaders have acknowledged the importance of embracing
emerging technologies to maximise opportunities in the new digital
transformation economy. Local companies have also started to adopt more
digitally-focused solutions. Technology will lead the value add across
businesses and encompass all areas of growth to drive the economy forward."
Other findings from the Michael
Page Thailand Employment Outlook 2020 reveal that in order to fulfill Thailand's ambition of disruptive
innovation, the skills required will be in Artificial Intelligence (AI), Big
Data, Internet of Things (IoT), cybersecurity and IT infrastructure. The
application of these technology skills will be seen in a majority of industries
including transport, distribution, FMCG, business serves and real estate.
With continued progress in e-commerce, an
increasing number of professionals tasked with implementing new software
technologies across mobile and skilled in mobile development will be in demand.
Qualified candidates can expect a 25 -- 30% average salary increase when
switching jobs within similar industries.
outside of te ......read more
BEIJING, CHINA - Media OutReach - 11 December 2019 - According to official news, the global optimally
selected exchange YoYoEx will be officially launched on December 12th. As a cyptocurrency
trading platform registered in Singapore, it is committed to exploring
the global market and selecting the most cutting-edge and high-quality digital
asset projects. Currently, YoYoEx offices have been set up in Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, Europe and the United
States. YoYoEx always adheres to the global development strategy, and strives to create a free
circulation of the borderless blockchain world with users.
YoYoEx founder David said:
"YoYoEx is now simultaneously developing markets in Southeast Asia, Japan, Korea, Europe and the United
States. YoYoEx has actively applied for legal operating licenses in many
countries and regions around and has opened up payments system in multiple areas and
countries of the world. Users around the world can make purchases. "
The core technology and
operation team comes from well-known exchanges and financial institutions such
as JP Morgan Chase, Binance, Entropy Capital Fund. With financial-grade
blockchain trading system technology research and development, and investment banking
system security operation and maintenance experience, it can ensure the system's
and sustainable development.
YoYoEx has absolutely excellent
market transaction depth. A strong quantitative trading team from JP Morgan
Chase connects the existing trading depth with front-line exchanges through
quantitative technology to ensure that our users can complete at the best price
and fastest speed. The transaction provides users with good transaction depth
ensures the stability of the system and the security of funds, and obtains a transaction
experience that is indistinguishable from that of front-line exchanges.
YoYoEx has a top-level
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Enhancing innovation capabilities and customer proximity HANOI, VIETNAM - Media
OutReach - 11 December 2019 - Henkel as a global leader in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings,
has opened its 'Henkel Adhesives Technical Center' in Bac Ninh province, in the
east of Hanoi. The new high-tech facility is designed to support companies in
enhancing their local innovation capabilities. Located close to leading consumer
electronics and semiconductor companies, the center will enable close and inspiring
collaborations with leading customers and accelerate the development of high-impact
solutions for a broad range of applications.
experience gallery showcases innovations and high impact solutions for the
adhesives, sealants and functional coatings for the electronics, consumer, home appliances,
footwear, industrial and food packaging markets.
laboratory is equipped with high performance and high-speed Loctite robots
for customized product application.
"With our new Adhesives Technical Center, we are strengthening our local
capabilities and footprint in Vietnam, which is an important growth market for
Henkel. The investment is also a strong commitment to our customers, as we enhance proximity
and strengthen collaboration to be a strategic long-term partner to them," said
Minh-Tuan Le, President of Henkel Vietnam. The Henkel Adhesives Technical Center spans over 420 square meters and houses
an advanced laboratory, a Customer Experience Gallery and office spaces. Equipped
with state-of-the-art tools and technologies, the
laboratory is set up to provide customers with full value-chain
support from product application testing to production simulation.
An example is the customized trial assembly line for mobile devices. Jing Tian, Global Head of Electronics for Adhesive Technologies, explained,
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