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Mar 24, 2017

Feeling peckish? In Hong Kong, there’s an app for that.

Online food delivery platforms in Hong Kong are spicing up the F&B scene. Three major players – foodpanda, Deliveroo and the latest, UberEATS – have launched in Hong Kong in recent years, and are enjoying steady growth. The city’s density provides...

Mar 13, 2017

Financial Highlights
(12 months ended 31 Dec 2016)

Revenue reached HK$5.35 billion, Net profit attributable to shareholders reached HK$1.68 billion - annual results are second highest on record
Basic EPS: 31.76 Hong Kong cents
Net assets/Shareholders' funds: HK$22.4 billion
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Feb 23, 2017

There might come a time in your life when you may need to transfer some money to a family member, friend, or employee overseas. Whatever the case may be, you might want to take a look at your options to see which method would be best, especially if you have never done this before. Today, we will take a look at a...

Feb 17, 2017

On 17 February 2017, the world's fourth largest, and China's top ranked payment solutions provider, Goldpac Group Limited ("Goldpac" or the "Group", stock code: 03315) announces that the Group has settled the remaining balance of the consideration of RMB26,669,000 (total) for the acquisition of the land use right...

Feb 13, 2017

BANGKOK - Fast-growing SET-listed digital finance firm Group Lease Public Company Limited (SET:GL) has posted net profits of 324.4 million baht in the three-month period ending 2016, which marks a new record high for the ninth consecutive quarter. Adding that to the 738.4 million baht profits in the first nine...

Feb 11, 2017

Singapore-headquartered ride-sharing startup Grab has plans to invest $700 million in Indonesia over the next four years as part of its expansion plans in the populous, but infrastructurally challenged country.

In what it calls its 2020 Master Plan, Grab wants to put millions into research and development,...

Feb 06, 2017

Tokyo - JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., announced the launch of JCB card acceptance through Kazkommertsbank (Qazkom), which is one of the largest commercial banks in the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) and the largest by assets in Kazakhstan....

Jan 12, 2017

TOKYO - JCB International Co., Ltd. (JCBI), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., today announced that it became the main sponsor of the Visit Greenwich Destination Leaflet in the United Kingdom.

Jan 05, 2017

TOKYO - JCB International Co., Ltd. ("JCBI"), the international operations subsidiary of JCB Co., Ltd., is pleased to announce a new partnership for JCB merchant acquiring business with Procesos Medios de Pago S.A. ("Procesos"), one of the largest merchant acquirers in the Peruvian market. With this agreement, JCB...

Jan 04, 2017

BANGKOK - In its quest to become a "global" company, SET-listed digital finance firm Group Lease Public Company Limited ("GL", SET:GL) is embarking on another major expansion program in 2017 that will see its fast-growing model of digital-finance business extending from Asia to Africa and Eastern Europe. The target...

Dec 14, 2016

Bits x Bites Launches China’s First Startup Program for Good Food Innovation

SHANGHAI, CHINA --(ASIA TODAY)-- Bits x Bites, a new accelerator venture capital fund in China, has launched the country’s first accelerator program for food tech startups tackling food system challenges. By investing across the...

Dec 08, 2016

TOKYO - H.I.S. Co., Ltd. (TSE1: 9603), a leading travel and airline ticket agency, has announced results for the full year ended October 31, 2016. Consolidated net sales were 523.7 billion yen, down 2.6% from last year; operating income was 14.2 billion yen, down 29.5%; and ordinary income was 8.6 billion yen, down...

Dec 07, 2016

BANGKOK - Shareholders of Group Lease Public Company Limited ("GL", SET:GL), Asean's leading digital finance firm, gave approval to the proposal to acquire shares in two finance firms in Sri Lanka and Myanmar as part of its ambitious plan to become one of the "world-class" players.

Dec 07, 2016

HONG KONG - (ACN Newswire) - E Fund HK is proud to announce that its Alternative Investments (AI) Division has been named the 'Best Alternative Manager' in recognition of its unique business model which results in excellent returns for investors. The 2016 Offshore China Fund Awards event, jointly organized by the...

Nov 27, 2016

SHANGHAI & BEIJING--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Ten pre-selected Chinese female entrepreneurs pitched their businesses in the first round of The Extreme Tech Challenge competition in Beijing, China. iTutorGroup joined this event as a global anchor sponsor and partner.

Nov 21, 2016

Online security and knowledge of keeping data secure has improved greatly, to the point that many internet users don’t consciously worry about it any longer. Almost every computer user knows at least the basics for keeping their information secure and their devices free of viruses. However, the world of technology...

Nov 19, 2016

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--iQor, a global provider of business process outsourcing and product support services, today announced that it has expanded its service operations in the Philippines with the opening of contact centers in Iloilo, in Western Visayas, and in Bacolod, in the Negros Island Region...

Nov 04, 2016

03 November 2016, SINGAPORE --(ASIA TODAY)-- Eaton, a power management solutions company, has received the 2016 Frost & Sullivan UPS Competitive Strategy Innovation and Leadership Award in the energy sector at Frost & Sullivan’s 9th Annual Asia-Pacific Best Practices Awards. The award was presented to Jimmy...

Oct 17, 2016

Many people make international moves for business or academic reasons. These international moves are far different from domestic ones because there are many more factors to consider when you move from one country to another. Not thinking things through early enough can cause added stress.

Oct 15, 2016

- Harnesses virtual reality (VR) and brand collaborations to reinvent the furniture retail scene

Singapore, 14 October 2016 --(ASIA TODAY)-- It is not a scene from the movies or that Avatar experience. But yes, you can virtually experience what your make-over dream lounge can be like.

For the first...