UK and EU criticise Apple Daily arrests and raid

The UK and the EU have criticised the arrests of five Apple Daily executives - and the police raid on the pro-democracy newspaper's offices in Tseung Kwan O on Thursday morning. The paper's editor-in-chief, Ryan Law, was among the five. Britain said the raid showed that China was using the...

植綠不輟 久久為功 興業銀行再獲《亞洲貨幣》兩項大獎

HONG KONG, Jun 17, 2021 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 科技加持、研究賦能,在《亞洲貨幣》近日揭曉的2021「中國卓越綠色金融」獎項評選中,興業銀行集團一舉斬獲兩項大獎:IT支持平台「點綠成金」業務系統榮獲「最佳綠色金融産品」獎;子公司興業研究蟬聯「中國綠色金融最佳研究成果獎」。2020年,興業銀行自主研發的綠色金融IT支持平台「點綠成金」業務系統二期項目成功上線,通過對原系統功能進行全面整合和重塑,打造了基本功能完備、擴展性強、同業領先的集團化綠色金融業務專業支持平台。據介紹,該系統包括綠色客戶管理、綠色業務識別、環境效益測算、綠色資産管理、赤道原則評審等功能模塊,自主研發環境效益測算模型40套,覆蓋低碳經濟、循環經濟、生態經濟相關幾十個行業,實現對環境效益的精准評估,幷增設綠色資產管理模塊,可對綠色貸款、綠色金融債資產等進行集中管理,滿足監管要求。此外,系統還首次引入人工智能AI模型,通過關鍵詞識別、機器深度學習等技術顯著提高綠色業務識別的及時性、準確性,可大幅加快人工作業效率,同時通過開發地理信息系統(GIS)模塊,使用大數據分析等技術,準確分析和評估目標企業的社會與環境風險,高效服務綠色金融客戶。「點綠成金」業務系統融合了興業銀行深耕綠色金融多年來所積累的專業運營體系、風控流程、業務經驗與技術標準,成為興業銀行開展綠色金融技術輸出的助推器,依托銀銀平台探索綠色金融同業合作新模式,覆蓋城商行、農商行等中小銀行群體,曾獲得中國人民銀行頒發的「2018年度銀行科技發展二等獎」等獎項。 當前,應對氣候變化已成為全球最緊迫的任務之一,2021年也被稱為我國碳中和元年,「雙碳」目標升級為國家戰略。興業研究研究報告《碳中和下的銀行保險業氣候信息披露制度研究》不僅對國際、國內銀行保險業氣候信息披露框架與制度的發展現狀和實踐進行了系統性梳理,更對中國銀行保險業等金融機構的氣候信息披露制度建設提出了可行性建議,斬獲「中國綠色金融最佳研究成果獎」。興業研究公司自2015年6月成立以來,即設立了專門的綠色金融研究團隊,也是國內市場機構中第一支專門的綠色金融研究團隊。該團隊圍繞政策研究、產品研究、行業指標開發以及行業能力建設等多維度、多角度服務我國綠色發展,承接了國際組織、國家部委、地方政府、協會組織等多項綠色金融課題,涵蓋氣候投融資、地方綠色金融體系建設、綠色金融債等多個領域,每月發布的興業綠色景氣指數(GPI)已成爲國內綠色產業發展的風向標。《亞洲貨幣》是《歐洲貨幣》旗下專注于亞洲金融市場的權威期刊,在銀行、投資領域享有盛譽。「中國卓越綠色金融大獎」創立于2017年,對本區域內最重要的金融機構進行投票調查、獎項評選、排名及分析報告,旨在將國內綠色金融領域的優秀機構和研究成果推向全球。該評選設立以來,興業銀行已連續五次獲得相關獎項。 Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika, Beijing Guoshi Technology Winners of Software AG’s 2020 PartnerConnect Partner Award

SINGAPORE, Jun 17, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Software AG, a leader in IoT, integration, API Management and Business Transformation software, formally recognised two of the company's APAC partners, PT Mitra Integrasi Informatika (Indonesia) and Beijing Guoshi Technology (China), in its 2020 PartnerConnect Partner Awards. The annual awards...

‘People increasingly supportive of security law’

Security Secretary John Lee said it is apparent that Hongkongers are becoming increasingly supportive of the national security law that Beijing imposed on the city almost a year ago, saying many people have now taken a proactive role in safeguarding national security. In an interview with the official Xinhua news...

Man who recovered from Covid tests positive in Macau

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said on Wednesday that it had been informed by its counterpart in Macau that a man who recovered from a Covid-19 infection in Hong Kong has now tested positive for the virus in the neighbouring SAR. The 18-year-old man was confirmed as a local...

Magistrate retracts decision after sentencing blunder

A Kowloon City magistrate has retracted her decision to hand down a suspended jail sentence to a reporter for resisting a police officer, after she mistakenly thought the sentence for the offence could be suspended. Reporter Ho Ka-yan, who works for the online media outlet Ben Yu Entertainment, was arrested...

‘Govt may lower cap on legal aid cases for lawyers’

Chief Secretary Matthew Cheung said on Wednesday that the government is reviewing whether legal aid applicants should be allowed to pick their own lawyers, and whether to lower an existing cap to prevent some of them from taking up too many legal aid cases. Cheung made the comment at a...

Lawmakers call for greater scrutiny of online gaming

Lawmakers on Wednesday urged the government to regulate the online game industry, saying that mechanics such as paid-for ‘loot boxes’ risk fostering a gambling addiction in youngsters. The Heung Yee Kuk’s Kenneth Lau said some game developers failed to disclose details such as the probability of acquiring prizes in these...

‘Attempts to curb China’s rise doomed to fail’

The Foreign Ministry's top representative in Hong Kong says Beijing will oppose external interference in the SAR more vigorously going forward, warning that any attempt to thwart China's development is doomed to fail. The comment came just days after G7 leaders took China to task over alleged rights abuses in...

Carrie Lam hails CCP for ‘great leadership skills’

Chief Executive Carrie Lam has hailed the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) for showing “great leadership skills” in combating the Covid-19 pandemic, saying China is the first major economy in the world to rein in the spread of the virus. Speaking at a forum to mark the party’s 100th anniversary, Lam...

‘Lawmaker’s remarks show need for discrimination law’

The chairman of the Equal Opportunities Commission, Ricky Chu, said on Wednesday that remarks made by some lawmakers about the Gay Games prove that the city needs to legislate against discrimination on the grounds of sexual orientation. Pro-establishment lawmaker Junius Ho has said the government should not support the hosting...

Singapore’s Commodities Intelligence Centre Signs Investment Agreement to Establish Its Overseas Digital Trade Platform in Chongqing’s Guoyuan Port

SINGAPORE, Jun 17, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Singapore-based Commodities Intelligence Centre (CIC) has signed an investment agreement with Chongqing Liangjiang New District Management Committee. The agreement will see an investment commitment of RMB 10 million (S$2.07 million) by CIC to establish its overseas digital trade platform in...

Bitcoin Latinum Now Pre-Listed on CoinMarketCap

Palo Alto, CA / SEAPRWire / June 17, 2021 / - Bitcoin Latinum, the next-generation insured Bitcoin fork capable of massive transaction volume, digital asset management, cyber security, and capacity is announcing CoinMarketCap has pre-listed the new cryptocurrency ahead of its official public launch on exchanges across the globe in Q3 2021. Bitcoin...

Police raid as Apple Daily editor, directors arrested

National security police arrested the editor and four other directors of Apple Daily on Thursday morning and raided the pro-democracy media group's offices in Tseung Kwan O for the second time in a year to execute a warrant. The force confirmed it had conducted a raid at a "media company...

Government Blockchain Week is Coming to Washington DC

Washington, DC, Jun 17, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - September 27- October 2, Washington DC. The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) will host a week-long live event, Government Blockchain Week.Blockchain leaders, government policymakers, and more will converge on Washington DC for GBA's Government Blockchain Week. This week-long, live event...