Financial Services

China Telecom Honored with "The Best of Asia - Icon on Corporate Governance" and Awards in IR, CSR and Other Aspects

HONG KONG, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China Telecom Corporation Limited ("China Telecom" or "the Company"; HKEx: 00728; NYSE: CHA) was awarded, for the 12th time, "The Best of Asia - Icon on Corporate Governance" in the "Corporate Governance Asia's Recognition Awards 2018", organized byCorpora...

2019-07-22 18:13

Workforce talent a key challenge for Hong Kong retailers to win over customers and transform industry, KPMG and HKRMA analysis finds

HONG KONG, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- A shortage of workers and a high staff turnover rate are among the major challengesHong Kong retailers face in an industry in need of transforming to win over customers and prospective talent, KPMG and the Hong Kong Retail Management Association (HKRMA) fi...

2019-07-22 17:30 82

OneConnect partners with UnionBank's fintech subsidiary UBX to co-create Philippines' first blockchain-enabled platform for MSMEs

SHENZHEN, China, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (OneConnect), an associate company of China's insurance giant and Fortune Top 29 Company Ping An Group, has partnered with UBX Philippines Corporation, the who...

2019-07-22 15:59 161

OneConnect Financial Technology makes strides to expand footprint and accelerate digital transformation in Asia

SHENZHEN, China, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ --  OneConnect Financial Technology Co. Ltd. (OneConnect), a member of China's insurance giant and Fortune Top 29  Company Ping An Group, has been steadily ramping up their presence in theAsia Pacific reg...

2019-07-22 15:40 163

Ping An Good Doctor and Minsheng Insurance Reached Strategic Cooperation to Create New Values Under "Insurance + Health" Model

SHANGHAI, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- The world leading online healthcare ecosystem platform, Ping An Healthcare and Technology Company Limited ("Ping An Good Doctor", or the "Company"; stock code: 01833.HK), has announced that it had signed a cooperation agreement with Minsheng Life Insurance ...

2019-07-22 15:22 248

Capital Group names Guy Henriques Head of Europe and Asia Distribution

LONDON, July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Capital Group, one of the largest and most experienced investment companies in the world, with assets under management of over$1.9 trillion, announced today the appointment of Guy Henriques as Head of Europe and Asia Distribution. He will be based in London ...

2019-07-22 13:00 230

Ascentage Pharma to Initiate Phase Ib Study of HQP1351 in Tyrosine Kinase Inhibitors -resistant Chronic Myeloid Leukemia Patients in the US

SUZHOU, China and ROCKVILLE, Md., July 22, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Ascentage Pharma, a globally-focused, clinical-stage biotechnology company engaged in developing novel therapies for cancers, hepatitis B virus and age-related diseases, today announced that the company was notified by the U.S. Food ...

2019-07-22 07:00 289

Karma Automotive Names New VP of Global Finance

- Leads Dedicated Business Unit Established to Create Strategic Investments and Drive Partnerships - Brings Important IPO Experience & Ability to Grow Strategic Investors - Key Assignment: Drive Business Growth, Invest in Technology Companies, Build Partnerships IRVINE, California, July 19, 201...

2019-07-19 21:03 930

UBP announces a net profit of CHF 117.2 million for the first half of 2019 and a 6% increase in assets under management

* UBP's net profit in the six months to the end of June 2019 was CHF 117.2 million, up 1.7% from CHF 115.3 million a year earlier. * Assets under management grew by CHF 7.6 billion to CHF 134.4 billion at the end ofJune 2019. GENEVA, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Positive net inflows and incr...

2019-07-19 17:15 951

Building The Bridge Between SMEs And Financing

SINGAPORE, July 19, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- As the most well-funded peer-to-peer lending platform in SEA, Funding Societies provides business financing to small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) which is crowdfunded by retail and institutional investors, as well as high-net-worth individuals. Sin...

2019-07-19 14:35 962

ForU Trucking CEO Shares How Big Data And AI Have Revolutionized Freight Transportation

HONG KONG, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- China's freight transportation industry is undergoing a radical transformation fuelled by artificial intelligence and big data, according to a keynote speech delivered byDandan Shan , CEO of ForU Trucking, at RISE 2019 inHong Kong. Shan--who founded China'...

2019-07-18 15:50 1122

CapBridge Partners Hana Financial Investment to Extend Footprint in South Korea

SINGAPORE, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Global private capital platform CapBridge Pte Ltd ("CapBridge") today announced a strategic business partnership with Hana Financial Investment Company Limited ("HFI"), a member of Hana Financial Group, one of the largest bank holding companies inSouth Kor...

2019-07-18 14:21 914

Thomson Reuters Launches 'TR IGNITE' the Asia Pacific Technology Investment Programme, offering startups the opportunity to pitch for up to US $250,000

SINGAPORE, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Thomson Reuters announced the launch of its technology investment programme,TR Ignite , for early stage start-ups in the legal and regulatory space acrossAsia Pacific. Founders of sta...

2019-07-18 10:29 968

Insurers Take Decisive Step in Climate Risk Modelling Through Cross-sectoral Mobilisation

ZURICH, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Developing and scaling up the integration of the next generation of risk models requires cross-sectoral collaboration, and the insurance industry plays a critical role as risk managers and investors. This was a key takeaway of the 2019 Climate Change Forum...

2019-07-18 09:00 994

Lightstone Completes $70 Million Fundraising For Marriott Moxy East Village

Funding represents Lightstone's sixth successful hotel EB-5 raise with seventh and eighth raises already underway NEW YORK, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- National real estate investor and developer Lightstone announced today the completion of its sixth round of succe...

2019-07-18 02:43 2265

Major Changes to EB-5 Program Approaching

WASHINGTON, July 18, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- While most people in the U.S. were planning their summer vacations in lateJune 2019, the EB-5 industry was jolted from its summer slumber by the news that onJune 27, 2019, the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) completed its review of draft of new regu...

2019-07-18 01:54 1042

Mindtree Reports 10.3% y-o-y Revenue Growth

WARREN, New Jersey and BANGALORE, India, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindtree , a global technology services and Digital transformation company, guiding it's clients to achieve faster business outcomes, announced its consolidated results today for the first quarter end...

2019-07-17 21:57 4761

Blockchain Start-up RENDBO Ready to Launch Pre-ICO

LONDON, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Eco Smart Energies Ltd (www.renbdo.io ) is pleased to reveal that the company is now ready to start the pre-ICO campaign for their upcoming project RENDBO or Renewable Energy Network Based on Decentralized Organization. The goal of this...

2019-07-17 21:20 1281

Aon names Darren Zeidel as General Counsel

LONDON, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Aon plc (NYSE: AON), a leading global professional services firm providing a broad range of risk, retirement and health solutions, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the appointment ofDarren Zeidel, 47, as the firm's Executive Vice Presi...

2019-07-17 21:00 4581

Viettel Sets Off A Digital Revolution In Vietnam Through Its New Subsidiary Company

HANOI, Vietnam, July 17, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Amid rapid technological developments, tech companies are in a race to equip the local population with the latest developments and inventions.Vietnam's leading telecommunications company, Viettel, is aiming to do so by setting up its eighth subsidiar...

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