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Azbil to Showcase the Latest Digital Transformation Technologies and Solutions at Industrial Transformation ASIA PACIFIC (ITAP)

TOKYO, JAPAN - Media OutReach - 17 October 2019 - Azbil Corporation (Tokyo Stock Exchange Code: 6845) today announced that it will participate as an exhibitor for the second consecutive year in Industrial Transformation ASIA PACIFIC (ITAP) to be held in Singapore from October 22 to 24. Under the theme of "Driving Smart Manufacturing forward through 'Human-centered automation' -Azbil x Smart IoT -", the Azbil booth will showcase the latest smart manufacturing, energy management, and related technologies from Japan. ITAP is the Asia-Pacific's counterpart to HANOVER MESSE, the world's leading industrial tradeshow, and is the region's premiere B2B trade event for promoting Industry 4.0, especially in areas such as industrial automation and digital factories. Last year's exhibition brought together 266 exhibitors from 23 countries and drew 15,000 attendees from 55 countries. Azbil places importance on ITAP because it allows the Company to show its commitment to expanding business and increasing its presence in Southeast Asia, a region that is experiencing rapid growth in technology and other fields. That growth has led to a surge in demand for IoT and energy management solutions, especially in Singapore, which has undertaken numerous smart city initiatives in recent years. To show how its products and solutions can meet such demand, Azbil will showcase the latest technologies from Japan covering the following areas. Process and factory automation, featuring examples of the latest technology such as smart industrial safety using IoTIntegrated energy, showing demand response, a vital technology for the construction of smart cities in Japan, as well as other cutting-edge technologies Smart robots, displaying near-human sensing and precise force control. In addition, the booth will allow visitors to learn about the azbil Group's various initiatives regarding the United Nations' Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Exhibiting for a second consecutiv ......read more

SAP Launches Data Centre in Singapore as Demand for Digital Commerce Solutions Soars in the Region

New Singapore Data Centre provides access to SAP Commerce Cloud to better meet customer expectations SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 17 October 2019 - SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) announced today the launch of its Singapore Data Centre for SAP Commerce Cloud for businesses across the Asia Pacific (APAC) region enabling them to adopt digital commerce strategies to deliver superior customer experiences.   Home to some of the world's fastest developing economies and most digitally-savvy populations, digital commerce has emerged as a significant source of growth opportunities for businesses in the region. Digital commerce sales in APAC are expected to grow 14.2% year-on-year to reach US$1.2 trillion in 2019 and cross US$1.77 trillion by 2022. In Southeast Asia, the region's internet economy is expected to grow to three times its current annual size to hit US$300 billion in value by 2024.   Together with SAP's network of APAC data centres in Australia, China and Hong Kong, the Singapore Data Centre will play a major role in ensuring customers are able to deploy the SAP Commerce Cloud with minimal latency and performance issue to deliver a seamless online shopping experience. Singapore was selected to host SAP's data centre due to its geopolitical stability and its adherence to data privacy and will be the default data centre for customers in Southeast Asia and India.   "APAC's digital commerce environment offers businesses unprecedented growth opportunities and with our goal of helping our customers master their transition to the experience economy, the region has become a key market for SAP," said Atul Tuli, Vice President and Head of Customer Experience, SAP Southeast Asia. "With the new Singapore Data Centre, we will be better positioned to support our customers as they tap into our best-in-class commerce cloud solution."   In a highly-connected mobile-first society, consumers have access to products and services from around t ......read more

CR Construction Group Holdings Limited Trading Debut Closed at HK$1.15 Per Share with an Increase of 15% as Compared to the Final Offer Price

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - CR Construction Group Holdings Limited ("CR Construction", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 1582.HK), the third largest main building contractor in Hong Kong in 2018[1], is pleased to announce its successful listing on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("SEHK") today.    The closing price of the Company's shares was HK$1.15 per share, which was 15% higher than the final offer price of HK$1.0 per share. The highest share price of the day was HK$2.78 per share. On its first trading day, trading volume of the shares of the Company reached approximately 114.5 million with a total turnover of over HK$201 million.   First Shanghai Capital Limited is the Sole Sponsor, while First Shanghai Securities Limited, Zhongtai International Securities Limited, First Capital Securities Limited, Guotai Junan Securities (Hong Kong) Limited and Haitong International Securities Company Limited are the Joint Bookrunners and the Joint Lead Managers. Livermore Holdings Limited, CVP Securities Limited and Zinvest Global Limited are the Joint Lead Managers.    Commenting on the trading debut, Mr. GUAN Manyu, Chairman and executive Director of the Group, said, "The successful listing of the Company's shares on the Main Board of SEHK is a proof of investors' confidence in the development and future prospects of our business. We strive to capitalise on the international financing platform in Hong Kong, in order to further enhance our brand recognition and to capture greater market share in the local construction industry." [1] In terms of revenue from building construction works for the year ended 31 December 2018 About CR Construction Group Holdings LimitedEstablished in 1967, the Group is one of the leading building contractors in Hong Kong with over 50 years of experience. The Group principally acts as a main contractor in building ......read more

The Premier Asian Sourcing Show in Hong Kong Every October

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - The 2019 edition of MEGA SHOW Series, one of the most important annual sourcing events in Hong Kong, opens today and will run during October 20-23 and October 27-29 to greet tens of thousands global buyers who are keen on looking for new products and suppliers from Asia.    Taking place at the world-class venue Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, the 2-part MEGA SHOW Series once again managed to gather over 3,250 exhibitors from more than 30 countries and regions in 4,300 booths to present their latest best offers over seven days across 2 weeks. On show is a wide range of GIFTS & PREMIUMS, HOUSEWARES, KITCHEN & DINING, HOME TEXTILES & DÉCOR, OUTDOOR & SPORTING GEAR, CHRISTMAS, FESTIVE & SEASONAL, TOYS & GAMES, BABY & NURSERY, GIFTWRAP & PACKAGING, STATIONERY, TRAVEL GOODS, FASHION ACCESSORIES, BATHROOM ACCESSORIES Plus GO GREEN eco-friendly products.   During October 20-23 at the first phase of the mega event, over 2,800 exhibitors will be featured under five concurrent product theme shows: Asian Gifts & Premiums Show, Asian Toys & Baby Products Show, Asian Festive, Christmas & Seasonal Show, Asian Housewares & Kitchen Show and the newly-added Asian Sporting Goods Show. Making return to the show are the two not-to-be-missed zones: DESIGN STUDIO and NEW START-UP ZONE -- both gathering design-led firms and start-ups from Asia and showcasing their diverse artistic and innovative capabilities.    The Show Organiser this year continues to offer a host of value-added services during the show days to render visiting buyers an exceptional showground experience, plus the highly welcomed special cash incentive program to attract more overseas buyers to attend. A user-friendly exhibitor locator system, free shuttle bus service, VIP buyer lounges, free Wi-Fi access, business centre, as well as travel and accommodat ......read more

CWT appoints John Pelant as Chief Technology Officer

MINNEAPOLIS, USA - EQS Newswire - 16 October 2019 - CWT, the B2B4E travel management platform, today announces the appointment of John Pelant as Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer, with effect from 1 November 2019. Based in Minneapolis, John will report to Kurt Ekert, President & CEO of CWT, and serve as a member of the CWT Executive Leadership Team. Formerly CWT's Chief Information Officer (CIO), John will oversee the continued development of CWT's engineering and technology, innovation and IT infrastructure and operations. He will take over these responsibilities from Andrew Jordan, who has decided to leave the company at the end of 2019 to pursue other interests outside of CWT, until when he will be working with John to ensure a smooth leadership transition with customers, technology partners and colleagues. "A terrific leader who has been with CWT for many years, John brings invaluable insight and a track record of execution to our B2B4E focus. I am delighted to announce this appointment," said Kurt. "I am also saddened to see Andrew go, and thank him for the incredible contribution he has made delivering against our digital strategy, and for helping our strategic transformation. On behalf of everyone here I wish him every success and happiness in the future." A former Vice President (VP) of Global IT Operations, VP Global Product Development and VP Americas IT & Global Functions, John was appointed Senior Vice President and CIO of CWT in August 2016. He is also active in the non-profit sector as a Board Member of the Orphaned Starfish Foundation, a technical advisor to Thorn, and a mentor to the Genesys Twin Cities project. John is a BSc graduate of St John's University. The issuer is solely responsible for the content of this announcement.About CWTCWT is a Business-to-Business-for-Employees (B2B4E) travel management platform. Companies and governments rely on us to keep their people connected - anywhere, anytime, anyhow ......read more

Hong Kong Design Centre Presents "Open Page: The Art of the Creative Process"

2nd Exhibition of DESIGN SPECTRUM  Nearly 100 Titles from Asia Featured in Touchable Book Design ExhibitionWorkshops and Forums to Unleash Imagination on Reading HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - Design Spectrum, the new design initiative organised by Hong Kong Design Centre (HKDC) with the sponsorship from Create Hong Kong (CreateHK) of the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR Government), is showcasing Asian design philosophy in four thematic exhibitions at 7 Mallory Street, a Grade II Historic Building in Wan Chai. Approaching halfway through the quadripartite programme, the second exhibition entitled Open Page: The Art of the Creative Process is slated to welcome visitors in a cosy respite from the hustle and bustle, where an extraordinary reading experience unfurls in a new touchable book exhibition. "Open Page: The Art of the Creative Process" exhibition will display over 80 titles from across Asia and more than 500 design magazines from different countries and regions, Visitors can touch and leaf through the exhibits to soak up their beauty in a multisensory experience conjured by designers through use of colours, fonts, typography, formats and more. Experience Regional Design Cultures in 100+ Titles & Projects from Asia From now till November 17 2019, "Open Page: The Art of the Creative Process" exhibition, curated by cross-disciplinary design practitioner and seasoned international exhibition curator Amy Chow, will display over 80 titles from across Asia, each one a creative feat in its own right.  'Book design is not just about the cover. It involves the designer as a conduit for the author's message, all the while in close collaboration with the publisher to elevate the reading experience and entice readers,' Amy comments. As opposed to the usual book exhibitions, visitors can touch and leaf through the exhibits to soak up their beauty in a mu ......read more

Penang Global Tourism Launches ‘Experience Penang 2020’ in Singapore

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - In conjunction with the Penang State Tourism's year-long campaign to usher in the excitement of Visit Malaysia Year 2020, the Penang Global Tourism launched 'Experience Penang 2020' last evening, to a host of media friends, trade partners and business associates at PARKROYAL on Beach Road in Singapore.   According to statistics from Penang Immigration, visitor arrivals hit a record high for the period Jan-Aug 2019, with a 207.67% increase to 89,535 from 29,101 in the same period last year. Of the visitor arrivals comprising mainly from Southeast Asia, east Asia, Australia, the UK, and the US, Singapore registered as the second highest. The 'Experience Penang 2020' campaign, with the tagline The Diversity of Asia, encompasses diverse elements of beauty, fun, amusement, excitement and satisfaction. With the rise in demand for experiential travel, the campaign aims to highlight all of Penang's splendour to visitors locally and abroad showcasing every aspect of Penang's amazing diversity in culture, heritage, arts, food as well as its natural surroundings of sandy beaches, breathtaking hills and cityscapes.   Shining spotlight on some of Penang's local attractions and festivals, the event brought together a diverse mix of partners across retail, hotel, travel, dining, nightlife, culture and entertainment itineraries. Amongst the highlights are some of the world's first, including the World's Highest Ropes Course Challenge, World's Longest Water Slide at 1,111-meter-long, World's Highest Altitude Stressed Ribbon Bridge, World's First Tower Curved Skywalk, World's First Free Standing Vertical Drop Slide, and World's First Tropical Butterfly & Insect Sanctuary. From luxurious city-highs to unconventional adventures, epicurean and cultural delights, guests had the opportunity to witness some of Penang's unending excitement.   Officiating the launch event, Guest-of-Honour, YB Yeoh Soon Hin, Penang ......read more

Workday Upends Legacy Technology With Innovations for the Changing World of Finance

Data and Machine Learning Innovations Enable Greater Operational Efficiencies and Faster, More Strategic Decision-Making to Help Boost Business Agility SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - Workday Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today unveiled new advancements across Workday Financial Management and the Adaptive Insights Business Planning Cloud to help enterprise customers better navigate the changing world of finance.  At Workday Rising, the company's annual customer conference, Workday highlighted how organizations will be able to reimagine their businesses with a new application, Workday Accounting Center, and machine learning-powered capabilities such as anomaly detection for accounting entries. Leveraging the Power of One--one source for data, one security model, one user experience, and one community--Workday is uniquely suited to deliver solutions to help enterprise customers streamline financial processes and make faster, data-driven decisions.   With Workday, businesses have a single system to plan, execute, analyze, and extend--powered by machine learning, and backed by an unwavering commitment to customer service. Using advanced analytics to surface trends and insights, and machine learning to automate manual processes and save time, Workday continuously innovates so organizations can increase their business agility.   Innovations to Transform Finance and Planning Today's chief financial officers (CFOs) and finance leaders are faced with constant change and new challenges in a rapidly-evolving environment driven by technological advancements, shifting business models, and new competitors. This leads to mounting pressure to innovate faster, provide more accurate forecasts, and deliver insights that will help the business quickly respond and adapt to market changes. With these new responsibilities at hand, CFOs find themselves ......read more

The Executive Centre Expanding in China Market

New Centres open in prestigious locations in both Chengdu and Shanghai CHENGDU/SHANGHAI, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - The Executive Centre (TEC), the leading premium flexible workspace provider in Asia Pacific, has opened two additional Centres in Chengdu and Shanghai, further establishing its strong footprint in the Chinese market.  TEC has already built a robust presence in China and these latest expansions are in response to a remarkable increase in demand for TEC's premium workspaces.  Both of the new TEC Centres will feature bespoke designs bringing their usual high-quality and luxury 'look and feel' to life for their growing global membership of more than 26,000+ Members. TEC Chengdu IFS TEC's Chengdu Flagship Centre located in the latest landmark complex, International Finance Square (IFS) Chengdu IFS is an internationally recognised urban complex and houses the tallest twin office towers in the city that form the new skyline in the Jinjiang District. Opened in October, this new TEC Centre occupies a full floor on level 45 of the prime IFS complex, with 3200 sqm of space consisting of approximately 345 workstations.  The design of this new Centre takes inspiration from an art form that truly embodies the city's rich culture and history.  Inspired by the delicate elements of Shu Embroidery (Shu is the shortened form of Sichuan), also called 'Chuan Embroidery', one of the four famous embroidery styles in China with a long and rich history.  The simple elegance of silk threads, rhythmic flows of stitching through patterns and sculptural elements of this art form are perfectly articulated in the premium design of the new workspace.  The Centre includes a thoughtfully designed bar area and lounge which is served by an onsite barista who is available to prepare freshly brewed coffee. Additionally, the usual Timothy Oulton furnishings and Herman Miller chairs feature as part of the ergonomic elements ......read more

New Lever-Actuated Plunger from Southco Saves Time when Removing Electronic Components

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - Southco has extended its successful line of captive hardware with a new version that features lever-actuated operation for faster and easier latching and unlatching of electronic components. Southco's compact lever-actuated 56 Spring-Loaded Plunger offers an improved grip for simplified hand operation and saves time when installing or removing components in tight spaces. Lever Actuated 56 Spring-Loaded Plunger Southco's lever-actuated 56 Spring-Loaded Plunger boasts a useful hold-open feature when the lever is actuated, providing clear visual confirmation when the plunger is unlatched and keeping the plunger in a retracted position for easy removal. Actuated with a single motion, the lever-actuated 56 Spring-Loaded Plunger saves time in comparison to current round knob, hold-open versions requiring a two-step lift and turn operation to unfasten. Additionally, the lever-actuated 56 Spring-Loaded Plunger is avail ......read more

Workday Extends Technology Leadership With Innovations for the Changing World of HR

Machine Learning, Blockchain, and Analytics Advancements Unlock Opportunity and Personalize Experiences to Help Improve Productivity SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - Workday Inc. (NASDAQ: WDAY), a leader in enterprise cloud applications for finance and human resources, today announced a series of new innovations to help customers better navigate the changing world of HR.   At Workday Rising, the company's annual customer conference, Workday underscored how organizations can reimagine their businesses with new applications including Workday People Experience, Workday People Analytics, Workday Credentials, and more. With a technology architecture based on the Power of One--one source for data, one security model, one user experience, and one community--Workday is uniquely suited to deliver insights that help drive more strategic decision-making and improve employee engagement.    Workday customers, which include 40 percent of the Fortune 500 and 50 percent of Fortune 50 companies, are better equipped to plan, execute, analyze, and extend--all in one system powered by machine learning, and backed by Workday's unwavering commitment to customer service. Leveraging newer technologies including machine learning, blockchain, and advanced analytics, Workday helps organizations achieve greater productivity. Innovations for the Changing World of HR  HR leaders are under more pressure than ever to effectively manage and develop their people as they encounter a new world where technology is reshaping every job, alternative work arrangements are becoming the norm, and speed of agility is key to survival. Driven by customer demand, Workday has made significant and unique investments to build solutions that support a multi-faceted workforce, new ways of working, and a distributed workplace.    With new advancements announced at Workday Rising, customers are able to: Personalize and Elevate Emp ......read more

DHL Global Forwarding launches new multimodal service from Indonesia

Indonesian archipelago plugged into successful road freight service spanning Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and ChinaDHL ASIACONNECT+ reduces costs and carbon emissions for businesses exporting to Kuala Lumpur, Penang and Bangkok JAKARTA, INDONESIA - Media OutReach - October 16, 2019 - DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, today rolled out DHL ASIACONNECT+ in Indonesia. The new less-than-truckload (LTL) scheduled service connects Indonesia to DHL ASIACONNECT, DHL's highly successful road freight network across Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, Vietnam and China. Source: DHL "Businesses moving goods out of Indonesia now have a strong viable alternative to traditional air and ocean freight. With DHL ASIACONNECT, we have a robust scheduled road network across Indonesia's key ASEAN trading markets. Adding Indonesia to the service portfolio gives customers a new option for multim ......read more

Poly Unveils Radically Simple Video Devices at Zoomtopia 2019 and Puts the Mojo Back into Meetings

Poly’s Completely Reimagined Video Portfolio, including new Poly Studio X Series of Video Bars, Supports Native Zoom Experience with Unrivalled Audio & Video Capability SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - Today at Zoomtopia 2019, Poly ("Poly" -- formerly Plantronics and Polycom), unveiled a full range of video endpoints that dramatically simplify the video conferencing experience for Zoom Rooms. Poly announced two new purpose-built all-in-one video bars, the Poly Studio X30 and Poly Studio X50. The Poly Studio X Series does not require an external PC or Mac to drive the Zoom Rooms experience and features new Poly MeetingAI capabilities for breakthrough audio and video experiences built on machine learning and artificial intelligence. In addition, Poly announced that the G7500 video operating system will also support the Zoom Rooms experience natively.  This range of devices means that Zoom Rooms can be easily deployed in meeting rooms of all sizes, from huddle rooms to board rooms, with the enterprise-grade quality for which Poly is known. Together, these solutions put the "mojo" back into meetings with technology that is easy to deploy, easy to manage, and easy to use."Customers love Zoom because it offers an unparalleled video experience -- and now with the Poly Studio X Series, using Zoom in a huddle room or conference room becomes even easier and more powerful," said Eric S. Yuan, CEO, Zoom. "A conference room with a single purpose-built device running Zoom means customers get simplicity, ease-of-use, and innovation at their fingertips -- core tenets of our Zoom product offering."Open offices and flexible work forces mean the experience in huddle and meeting rooms has got to be right to keep workers connected. Following the launch of the Poly G7500 for mid- to large-sized meeting rooms and the award-winning Poly Studio plug-and-play USB video bar for huddle rooms, Poly is bringing greater choice and flexibility to address ......read more

Desay SV Automotive returns home triumphant, bagging honors with the "China Quality Award"

SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 16 October 2019 - At the 40th Anniversary Conference on the Promotion of Total Quality Management and the commemoration on the founding of the China Association for Quality (CAQ), held at the International Conference Center in Beijing, Desay SV Automotive was awarded the prestigious China Quality Award together with 16 other esteemed new enterprises, becoming the first enterprise to win this honor in China's automotive electronics industry. Mr. Tan Choon Lim, Chairman of Desay SV Automotive, received the award on behalf of the organization. Coinciding with the 40th anniversary of the founding of CAQ, Premier Li Keqiang of the State Council sent a congratulatory letter to the General Assembly to congratulate the anniversary since its founding. Present at the event were Mr. Gu Xiulian (Vice Chairman of the 10th National People's Congress Standing Committee), Mr. Jia Fuxing (President of the CAQ), Mr. Zhao Aiming (Vice Chairman of SASAC of the State Council) and Mr. Chen Bangzhu (Honorary President of CAQ). International guests from international quality organizations including Ms. An Kint (Vice President of European Quality Organization), Mr. Fang Peng (Director of Asian Network for Quality), Ms. Elizabeth Kein (President of International Quality Research Institute) and Mr. Udo Hansen (President of Deutsche Gesellschaft für Qualität, DGQ), also attended the conference and delivered speeches.The conference summarized the development of CAQ in the past 40 years. Since its establishment in 1979, CAQ has implemented a series of strategic developments initiatives in building towards a 'Quality First' nation. It spearheaded the drive towards the National Quality System through series of projects.  It also actively promoted the development of the Total Quality Management System in China and contributed significantly to a healthy and sustainable development of the economy and society. This led to improved quality and effi ......read more

Appier Acquires Japan-based Emin To Bolster AI-Powered Marketing Platforms

Emin’s offering to join Appier’s suite of AI marketing products as ‘AiDeal’, providing customers with augmented marketing and customer targeting solutions TAIPEI, TAIWAN - Media OutReach - October 16, 2019 - Appier, a leading artificial intelligence (AI) company, today announces that it has acquired Emotion Intelligence (Emin), a Tokyo-based AI solutions provider that predicts online consumer purchasing behaviour. Appier acquires Japan-based Emin to bolster AI-powered marketing platforms Emin's platform uses AI to identify which customers will definitely make a purchase and those who definitely will not. It focuses particularly on shoppers who are undecided but likely to purchase with an additional incentive in the form of a coupon with limited validity, encouraging a faster transaction.   As part of Appier, Emin will provide clients with a full suite of AI-powered marketing tools with which marketers can engage consumers across multiple channels and devices. Emin's expertise with e-commerce companies will further enhance Appier's platform, not only helping to drive sales within an e-commerce platform, but also supporting customer development, re-engagement, retention and overall improved life-time value.   "Shopping cart abandonment is a big problem for online retailers- if not the most challenging of all- and one that we're committed to solving. It was clear from our first meeting with Emin that its technology is a perfect solution for this," said Chih-Han Yu, CEO of Appier. "Both organizations strive to provide clients with cutting-edge AI capabilities that drive business growth, and together we will continue to deliver product excellence and make AI more powerful for and accessible to our customers in Japan and beyond."   Emin was founded in 2011 with offices in Tokyo. It has more than 800 customers including leading e-commerce platforms and brands such as Golf Digest Online, LOHACO and others.   "Appier is the best c ......read more

Hebei Construction Group Won Bid for Beijing-Dezhou Expressway Project

Link Xiong'an New Area with Beijing New Airport; Contract amounts approximately RMB1.19 billion HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 15 October 2019 - Hebei Construction Group Corporation Limited ("Hebei Construction Group" and its subsidiaries, together, the "Group", stock code: 1727) is pleased to announce that the Company received the letter of acceptance, stating that the Company has won the ZT2 bid section of main body construction project of Beijing-Hebei boundary to Jinshi Expressway section along Beijing New Airport - Dezhou Expressway (the "Project"). The contract amount of the Project is approximately RMB1.19 billion and the construction period is 19 months.  The Project is expected to be completed in 2021. The Project is located within the jurisdiction of Langfang City, Hebei Province, which starts from Beijing-Hebei boundary in the east of Jijiazhuang Village, Gu'an County, Langfang City, and links to Beijing section (the connecting line between the north and south terminals of the new airport) with the roadbed being 14 kilometers in length and the road surface being 14.4 kilometers in length. The Project is an integral part of Beijing-Dezhou Expressway. Upon completion, the Beijing-Dezhou Expressway will become the main expressway from Xiong'an New Area to Beijing new airport and an important link between Xiong'an New Area and southeast Hebei and western Shandong. The Board believes that winning the bid for the Project demonstrates the Company's strong strength and leading position in the construction industry in Hebei Province and will create good opportunities for the Company to further expand its market and business, improve its profitability and realize cross-regional development. Hebei Construction Group has laid a solid foundation in Hebei Province in its long history. Leveraging on its high quality construction engineering services and geographical advantages, the Group has played an important role in the construction ......read more

CR Construction Group Holdings Limited announces its subscription results, Recorded approximately 8.87 times of over-subscription for its public offer

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 15 October 2019 - CR Construction Group Holdings Limited ("CR Construction", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; stock code: 1582.HK), the third largest main building contractor in Hong Kong in 2018 [1] , is pleased to announce the subscription results for its shares under the public offer (the "Public Offer") and placing (the "Placing", collectively , the " Share Offer") . The S hares under the Public Offer have been significantly over-subscribed by approximately 8.87 times. The o ffer p rice per Share has been set at HK$1.0 per Share. Dealings in the S hares on the Main Board of The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited ("SEHK") is expected to commence on 16 October 2019 (Wednesday).   A total of 138,850,000 shares are offered under the Share Offer , of which 124,965,000 Shares, or 90%, are offered by way of Placing; while the remaining 10%, or 13,885,000 Shares, are offered under the Public Offer. Based on the final offer price of HK$1.0 per Share, the net proceeds from the Share Offer to be received by the Company (after deducting underwriting commissions and estimated expenses in connection with the Share Offer) is estimated to be approximately HK$96.3 million.   CR Construction intends to use these net proceeds for the following purposes: 1) approximately 87.3% will be used for financing the upfront costs for potential new building construction works and RMAA works projects; 2) approximately 8.0% will be used in strengthening manpower; and 3) approximately 4.7% will be used in enhancing information technology.   First Shanghai Capital Limited is the Sole Sponsor, while First Shanghai Securities Limited, Zhongtai International Securities Limited, First Capital Securities Limited, Guotai Junan Securities (Hong Kong) Limited and Haitong International Securities Company Limited are the Joint Bookrunners and the Joint Lead Managers. Livermore Holdings Limited, CVP S ......read more

DHL Express announces KRW 175 billion (€131 million) expansion for Incheon Gateway

DHL Express has signed a concession agreement with Incheon International Airport Corporation to expand its GatewayNew expansion is the largest DHL Express investment in South Korea, catering to rising demand in regional e-commerce tradeInvestment set to increase gross floor area by almost 200% and total handling volume by about 160% SEOUL, SOUTH KOREA - Media OutReach - Oct 15, 2019 - DHL Express, the world's leading international express service provider, today signed a concession agreement with the Incheon International Airport Corporation to implement its largest investment in South Korea to-date - a KRW175 billion (€131 million) expansion plan for its gateway in South Korea.   John Pearson, CEO, DHL Express said, "Our quality and speed are crucial for our customers and the main pillars of our growth around the world. Our new investment, the largest one for South Korea so far, helps to connect the world even more and to further improve transit time of global trade and on the trade lanes to Asia."   Ken Lee, CEO, DHL Express Asia Pacific said, "Our Incheon Gateway occupies a vital strategic position along key routes between South Korea and countries like Singapore, Taiwan, Hong Kong and China -- all of which are amongst our top ten inbound and outbound markets by express delivery volume. With online retail sales in Asia Pacific expected to reach US$2.5 trillion[1] by 2023, our latest investments in the Incheon Gateway will align our infrastructure to what Asia's e-commerce generation needs for now and tomorrow."   The expansion of Gateway, located next to Incheon International Airport -- currently the world's fourth busiest cargo handler[2] - brings DHL Express' commitment for this strategic hub to approximately €161 million in total. Since the opening of its Gateway in 2008, DHL Express has seen a growth of over 45% in shipment volume, indicative of the growing role which the Gateway plays in global and intra-regional t ......read more

The First-Ever Cookie Suite Welcomes Guests at DoubleTree By Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort

Cookie lovers will be treated to a sweet experience at limited-time cookie-themed Deluxe Suite PHUKET, THAILAND - Media OutReach - 15 October 2019 - The simple gesture of offering a warm DoubleTree Cookie to guests upon check-in has become synonymous with the warm welcome and CARE (Creating A Rewarding Experience) service culture of DoubleTree by Hilton. To celebrate the brand's 50th Anniversary, the recently opened DoubleTree by Hilton Phuket Banthai Resort is marking this significant milestone locally by taking the experience a step further with a first-of-its-kind Cookie Suite Experiential Package[i]. The bespoke package will be accompanied by a range of benefits that will allow guests to enjoy an immersive retreat in the brand's newest tropical resort destination, available for a limited-time only, from September 15 until December 31, 2019. As part of the Cookie Suite Experiential Package, guests can book to stay in the unique cookie-themed King Deluxe Suite which has a separate living area with a dedicated cookie bar decked out with freshly baked cookies, a neon cookie sign and a special flat-lay photography corner for photo enthusiasts. Cookie-scented candles and body-scrub bath amenities extend the experience into the bathroom, while customised cookie bathrobes and cookie plushies for the young ones make for exclusive turndown amenities. Guests staying at the Cookie Suite will also receive an exclusive beach kit that comes with a cookie-designed beach umbrella and towels to protect them from the heat of the sun as they enjoy time in the sand and sea at Patong Beach, directly across the resort."We have always welcomed our guests at DoubleTree by Hilton with our Signature, Warm Chocolate Chip Cookies. Now, we have gone a step further to build a fun and experiential lifestyle destination around it, suitable for all ages. More than just a delicious treat, the DoubleTree Chocolate Chip Cookie represents our constant dedication to our gue ......read more

Tonly Announces Sales Revenue from Major Products for Third Quarter and First Three Quarters in 2019 (Unaudited)

HONG KONG, CHINA - Media OutReach - 14 October 2019 - Tonly Electronics Holdings Limited ("Tonly Electronics" or "the Group"; SEHK stock code: 01249) announced its unaudited sales revenue ended 30 September 2019 for its major products. The following products do not encompass all of the Group's business and the information below does not completely reflect the Group's performance during the period under review. Sales revenue of the major products of the Group was approximately HK$2,405 million for the third quarter in 2019, increased by 2.2% compared with the same period of last year. Sales revenue of the major products of the Group in the first three quarters of the year was HK$5,849 million, representing a 13.8% rise year-on-year (YoY). The growth was mainly attributable to the Group's 'audio products', 'headphones' and 'ancillary product' business.   Audio product business has now become the major business segment of the Group, especially in view of the growth of smart speakers. Sales revenue for audio products for the third quarter in 2019 rose by 1.6% YoY to approximately HK$1,949 million. While its sales revenue increased by 13.2% YoY to HK$4,452 million in the first three quarters of the year.   Sales revenue for headphones for the third quarter in 2019 rose by 16% YoY to approximately HK$224 million. While its sales revenue increased by 47.0% YoY to HK$645 million in the first three quarters of the year. The Group will continue to enhance its technological development of True Wireless Stereo (TWS) earphones and voice interaction function of earphones in order to increase market share. TWS headsets has constanly delivered to customers in bulk shipment.   Sales revenue of video products fell by 49.5% YoY to approximately HK$43 million for the third quarter in 2019, and it recorded a decrease of 48.2% YoY to HK$180 million in the first three quarters of the year. The fall was mainly due to the general downturn of the video ......read more



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