Tonik Raises $21m, Ready to Launch Digital Bank in PH

Singapore-based financial startup Tonik Financial Pte Ltd is launching its digital bank in the Philippines, with a target start of commercial operations in Q3...

PLDT, Asia Direct Cable Consortium Building New Asia Pacific Submarine Cable

MANILA - Philippine-listed PLDT Inc announced that the Asia Direct Cable (ADC) Consortium, of which it is a member, is building a high-performance submarine...

Agilex Biolabs Encourages Biotechs to Move Delayed Trials to Australia at BIO Digital 2020

Adelaide, AUS, June 11, 2020 - (ACN Newswire) - Agilex Biolabs, Australia's largest specialist bioanalytical laboratory for clinical trials, encouraged biotechs to consider Australia for their clinical trials...

Philippine-based Fintech Firm Ayannah Merges With India’s ECAPS

Philippines-based digital financial services provider Ayannah, and India-based payments company Electronic Cash and Payment Solutions (ECAPS) has announced a merger that will create Ayannah...
Lilly Covid-19

Lilly Starts World’s First Study of Potential Covid-19 Antibody Treatment in Humans

Healthcare firm Eli Lilly and Company announced that it has began the world’s first study of potential Covid-19 antibody treatment's in human by dosing...
UX Trends

4 UX Trends To Plan for 2021

User experience has always been a thing, however, with the development of technology and shift in consumer behaviour, new trends begin to enter the...
S&P Philippines Rating

S&P Affirms Philippines ‘BBB+’ Rating, ‘Stable’ Outlook

MANILA - In recognition of the Philippines’ sound macroeconomic fundamentals going into the COVID-19 pandemic and its perceived ability to bounce back from the...

Ping An Voyager Fund Leads US$35m Funding in Digital Dentistry Platform PlusDental

Ping An Voyager Fund, the Hong Kong-based investor in growth stage fintech and healthcare companies, has led the US$35-million Series C funding round in...

Chelsfield Asia Hits Final Close of Asia Fund at US$362.5m

Chelsfield Asia, a unit of London-headquartered real estate investor Chelsfield, has made the final close of its first Pan-Asia value-add fund at US$362.5 million,...
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...