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Dec 04, 2018

HONG KONG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--MetLife continues to expand access to new and differentiated health services for customers in Asia to help them better understand and manage their risk of serious illnesses like cancer and determine the best prevention and treatment options.

AmMetLife Insurance Berhad (“AmMetLife...

Oct 23, 2018

SINGAPORE (23 October 2018) — Regional cooperation is increasingly necessary to tackle a rising number of cross-border challenges in Asia and the Pacific, including infrastructure gaps, trade connectivity, financial contagion, and climate and disaster-resilience, according to a new report from the Asian Development...

Oct 18, 2018

Oct 18, 2018 (China Knowledge) - Data released by the World Payments Report 2018 showed that in terms of the total number of online payments in the statistical period, the U.S. topped the list with 148.5 billion, with Eurozone coming in second with 74.5 billion and China third with 48 billion online payments.

Oct 02, 2018

Avenir Technology marks first anniversary of powering Vietnam’s Securities Depository
Over 10 million contracts processed in first year

London, October 2nd, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- Avenir Technology Limited, a global developer of post-trade Financial Market Infrastructure solutions, has marked the...

Oct 02, 2018

Artajasa and Infinitium unveil B-Secure domestic authentication platform to support secure and seamless e-commerce transactions in line with National Payment Gateway

Sep 04, 2018

Singapore, August 27, 2018 --( ASIA TODAY )-- China Taiping Insurance Singapore ("CTPIS"), together with its parent - China Taiping Insurance Group (CTIG), announced major collaborations to boost trade, economic and financial cooperation between Singapore and China to mark its 80th anniversary celebrations today at...

Aug 20, 2018

Ho Chi Minh City and Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - Kienlong Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Kienlongbank) and JCB International Co. Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd, announced Kienlongbank - JCB Credit Card launched on August 18th in Vietnam.

The holders of Kienlongbank-JCB Card...

Aug 18, 2018

Aug 16, 2018 (China Knowledge) - Foreigners working in China can now invest in China’s A-shares was announced by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) after the market closed yesterday. The breaking news is expected to open the floodgate of some 900,000 foreign residents who are working in the Mainland...

Aug 16, 2018

HO CHI MINH CITY, Vietnam, Aug. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sen Do Technology JSC (Sendo), the #1 Vietnamese C2C marketplace, today announced that it has secured an investment of USD 51 million led by the SBI Group from Japan for Series B round, having SoftBank Ventures Korea, Daiwa PI Partners, and SKS Ventures as...

Aug 01, 2018

MVNOs Envisage Increased ARPU and Customized Customer Experience

HYDERABAD, INDIA - (ACN Newswire) - XIUS, a leading supplier of mobile technology, mobile payments and enterprise offerings has unveiled its 'vData Core', a patent-pending telco grade platform. This platform, the first of its kind, incorporates...

Jul 24, 2018

Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - Russian Agricultural Bank, Panasonic Russia and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., have launched first co-branded bank card on the base of the international payment system JCB.

In partnership with Panasonic, Russian Agricultural...

Jul 20, 2018

(Hong Kong - 20 July 2018) ITF Corporation ("ITF" or the "Company") is pleased to announce today that the Company entered into two separate collaboration agreements with Giant Financial Services Limited ("GFS collaboration agreement") and Get MDream Wealth Management Limited ("GMD collaboration agreement"),...

Jul 16, 2018

The set-up of the Luxembourg subsidiary further positions Bank of Singapore to capture opportunities in Europe.

SINGAPORE & LUXEMBOURG--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Bank of Singapore today announced that it has been granted an investment company licence to operate a wealth management subsidiary in Luxembourg – a...

Jun 13, 2018

Junan International" or the "Company", Stock code: 1788.HK) is pleased to announce that the Company received the "Best Investor Relations Company" award in the "8th Asia Excellence Award" (the "Award") held by Corporate Governance Asia. Meanwhile, Dr. YIM

Fung, the Company's Chairman and Chief Executive...

May 31, 2018

Moscow and Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - JSC Russian Agriculture Bank ("RSHB") and JCB International Co., Ltd., the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., are pleased to announce the launch of JCB card acceptance on the RSHB ATM and POS terminal network. RSHB's acquiring network includes 3,800 ATMs, 1,700...

May 20, 2018

MANILA, PHILIPPINES — As Asia and the Pacific seeks inclusive and sustainable economic growth, countries are adapting to the possibility that new technologies in fields such as robotics and artificial intelligence may lead to challenges for some industries and groups of workers, according to participants at a high-...

May 17, 2018

Enabling JCB brand payment at merchants around the world using the Stripe payment platform

San Francisco and Tokyo - (ACN Newswire) - Stripe, Inc. and JCB Co., Ltd. announced the signing of an MOU for a global partnership aiming for JCB brand acceptance at all internet merchants using the Stripe payment...

May 09, 2018

TOKYO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Today NRI (TOKYO: 4307), a leading provider of consulting services and system solutions completed the upgrade of its popular I-STAR Suite to support T+0 settlements of general collateral repurchase transactions which is promoted by Japan Securities Clearing Corporation (JSCC).

I-STAR...

May 02, 2018

Wherever you happen to live in Asia, or in the world, your home is always going to be important to you. That’s why you’ll want it to look its best, but renovating a home and making it look wonderful can feel like an expensive task and can be rather daunting. Don’t worry, though; there are many ways that you can...

Apr 13, 2018

Tokyo, Japan / Karachi, Pakistan - (ACN Newswire) - JCB International Co,. Ltd (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., signed an agreement with 1LINK (Guarantee) Limited (1LINK) for co-badging of PayPak cards as per approval of State Bank of Pakistan (SBP). This signing ceremony was held...

Mar 19, 2018

Financial Highlights
(12 months ended 31 Dec 2017)

Revenue reached HK$7.2 billion, Net profit attributable to shareholders reached HK$3.03 billion

Basic EPS: 56.53 Hong Kong cents

Total assets: HK$130.2 billion ; Shareholders' funds: HK$25.4 billion

Proposed a second interim...

Mar 12, 2018

SAN FRANCISCO - (ACN Newswire) - Institutional equities broker Decker & Co. launched in 2013 with a focus on ASEAN markets, and over the past five years has expanded to cover all of Asia, most recently with an expansion in both its New York and Asia offices.

With the new hires, Decker & Co. now has...