Fourth person dies days after getting Sinovac jab

2021-03-11 HKT 21:54" title="Authorities will pass details of the two cases to an expert committee to assess whether there is a direct link between the deaths and the vaccines. File photo: RTHK"> Authorities will pass details of the two cases to an expert committee to assess whether there is a...

China Securities Initiates Yeahka at BUY

HONG KONG, Mar 11, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Chinese investment bank China Securities initiates coverage on YEAHKA LIMITED (9923) with a BUY rating. In the initiation research report headlined "A Technology-enabled, Industry-leading Mobile Payment Company", China Securities equity research analyst Ran Zhao is bullish on Yeahka's addressable...

Sham Shui Po reservoir gets Grade 1 status

2021-03-11 HKT 21:01" title="Antiquities Advisory Board chairman Douglas So declared it a 'very exciting and happy' day for heritage lovers. Photo: RTHK"> Antiquities Advisory Board chairman Douglas So declared it a 'very exciting and happy' day for heritage lovers. Photo: RTHK The Antiquities Advisory Board on Thursday decided to categorise...

Moonstake Partners with P2P Escrow Service Escaroo

SINGAPORE, Mar 5, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - Today, Moonstake announces its partnership with Escaroo, a keyless blockchain-based peer-to-peer escrow service that offers an advanced smart contract solution for high profile individual and commercial clients within the real-estate, aviation and marine space. Through this strategic collaboration, Moonstake will help enable staking functionality for Escaroo...

HKEX Appoints Group General Counsel

Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing Limited (HKEX) is pleased to announce the appointment of Paul Chow as its Group General Counsel, effective 19 April 2021. Mr Chow will provide strategic legal counsel to the HKEX Board and senior management team, and head HKEX's Legal and Secretarial Services Department. He will...

Court hearing challenge to activists’ bail

2021-03-11 HKT 09:06" title="Dozens of people lined up for the bail hearing, some as early as 1 am. Photo: RTHK"> Dozens of people lined up for the bail hearing, some as early as 1 am. Photo: RTHK The High Court is hearing a challenge by prosecutors to a lower court’s...

Woman dies after being trapped against column

2021-03-11 HKT 08:51" title="Police are appealing for witnesses/ Photo: RTHK"> Police are appealing for witnesses/ Photo: RTHK Police are appealing for witnesses after a 52-year-old petrol station attendant died after being trapped against a column following a car accident. The accident happened on Sunday morning in Tin Sum in Sha...

Take-up rate for Sinovac Covid jab increases

2021-03-11 HKT 08:23" title="Government figures show more than 130,000 people have received the coronavirus jab since its programme started. Photo: RTHK"> Government figures show more than 130,000 people have received the coronavirus jab since its programme started. Photo: RTHK Samuel Kwok The head of the community vaccination centre in Jordan,...

UNICEF: US$1b more needed for COVAX vaccine rollout

A military receives a dose of the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine against COVID-19 in Lima, on March 09, 2021, as Peru starts vaccination of the elderly, police and military. (ERNESTO BENAVIDES / AFP) GENEVA / LONDON / ADDIS ABABA / BUENOS AIRES / SOFIA / OTTAWA / ALGIERS / SANTIAGO / HAVANA / QUITO / PARIS / DUBLIN...

Libya lawmakers approve first unified govt since 2014

Abdullah Bleihaq, spokesperson of the Libyan parliament, speaks to reporters outside Ouagadougou Conference Centre in the north-central city of Sirte on March 10, 2021 during a parliament session. (MAHMUD TURKIA / AFP) Libyan lawmakers approved the country’s first unified government in about seven years, overcoming a major hurdle in a...

Win for Ivorian ruling party bolsters Ouattara’s authority

Workers of the Independent Electoral Commission (IEC) count ballots after the closure of the polling stations during the legislative elections, in Abidjan, on March 6, 2021. (ISSOUF SANOGO / AFP) Ivory Coast’s ruling party retained its parliamentary majority in elections held last weekend, bolstering President Alassane Ouattara’s hold on power...