K-Startup Challenge

South Korea’s K-Startup Grand Challenge 2020 Accepting Applicants

Seoul - For global entrepreneurs and startups who want to explore business opportunities in South Korea and expand business in Asia, the Korean government’s...
Filinvest

PH-listed Filinvest Posts 8% Growth in Q1 Net Income

Philippine-listed diversified conglomerate Filinvest Development Corp (FDC) disclosed that its net income in the first three months of this year grew by 8 per...

The Rising Thai Property Market in Asia

The property market in Phuket and Thailand, in general, is on a downward slide, due to the on-going global pandemic. However, the situation will...

Where to Look for Alternative Investing

With stock markets around the world having wrapped up Q1 2020 with sustained (and in some cases ongoing) crashes, many investors are looking for...

Contentos Announces Partnership with Theta Network

NEW YORK, NY, Apr 6, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Content public blockchain Contentos (COS) announced that they signed an agreement with Theta Network (THETA) to accelerate development...

Showa Denko to Commence Tender Offer for Shares in Hitachi Chemical Company, Ltd. (JP:4217)

TOKYO, Mar 23, 2020 - (JCN Newswire) - HC Holdings K.K., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Showa Denko K.K. ("Showa Denko"; TSE: 4004), (the "Tender Offeror", collectively with Showa...

The Impact of Hospitals on Accelerating the Spread of Coronavirus

TOKYO - (JCN Newswire) - Consultants at Azabu Insights wanted to understand the stark differences between mortality rates in Korea (currently 1.1%) and Italy...

Novotech CRO Tapped for Two Informa Citeline Awards for Excellence in Asia-Pacific Clinical Trials

SYDNEY - (ACN Newswire) - Asia-Pacific's largest specialist biotech CRO Novotech has been selected as a finalist in two categories for the Citeline Awards...

Radiologex Partners with Trusona to Bolster User Auth Security for Innovative Healthcare Industry Software

Founders say product is especially relevant with Coronavirus where fast, secure communication & data transmission is a priority. Radiologex announced this week that it has...

USDZ Capital Group Announces USDZ Stablecoin Project Launch

LONDON - (ACN Newswire) - USDZ Capital Group was engaged in the development and creation of a new stablecoin in 2019. Today, Robert Evans,...

Bringing the Green Revolution to Electronics

Tsukuba, Japan - (ACN Newswire) - Researchers are investigating how to make electronic components from eco-friendly, biodegradable materials to help address a growing public...

Combined Data Approach Could Accelerate Development of New Materials

Researchers in Japan have developed an approach that can better predict the properties of materials by combining high throughput experimental and calculation data together...

Altos Ventures leads US$6.7m investment in S Korean manufacturer JK INSPIR

Silicon Valley-based venture capital firm Altos Ventures has led a US$6.7-million investment in JK INSPIR, a South Korean manufacturer and distributor of eco-friendly consumer...

ACT to Send 10,000 Boxes of Masks to Indonesians in Hong Kong

The outbreak of coronavirus which began in China now threatens people around the world. While it is unknown how the virus is transmitted and...
Payments

Two-thirds of Asians used online credit, e-payments in 2019: Survey

Asia's unbanked population is still huge at more than 1 billion people, according to a World Bank report in 2018, making the region a...

ETRI Develops Drone and AI Technology to Predict Algal Blooms

The Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI) has developed a technology for analyzing water quality with drones and using artificial intelligence (AI) to predict...
Jollibee Foods Corporation

Jollibee to Issue $600m Guaranteed Senior Perpetual Securities

Jollibee Foods Corporation (JFC), the largest food service company in the Philippines and one of the largest in Asia, announced that it had successfully...
Ocean Sky International

Singapore’s Ocean Sky Acquires Melbourne Office Building for $15m

Singapore-listed Ocean Sky International is acquiring an office building in Melbourne, Australia for A$21.83 million ($15 million), the company disclosed. Ocean Sky said it has...

Sun Life to Acquire Majority Stake in InfraRed Capital Partners

Sun Life Financial Inc. (TSX: SLF) (NYSE: SLF) today announced that it intends to acquire a majority stake in InfraRed Capital Partners ("InfraRed"), a...
Hong Kong Stock Exchange

Hong Kong Tops Global IPO Market in 2019: Report

Hong Kong continues to cement its position as the world’s leading hub for initial public offering after the city’s stock market once again ranked...