Cross the City, ADO Debuts A20F Ebike with Fat Tire

FRANKFURT & LONDON, Jul 1, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Innovative startup ADO officially debuts the A20F off-road commuter Ebike across global on July 1st. The A20F is positioned as an urban off-road Ebike, able to conquer all urban terrains.With years of efforts and accumulation in the electric...

Police officer stabbed outside Sogo, suspect dies

A policeman was stabbed outside the Sogo department store in Causeway Bay at about 10 pm on Thursday evening and the suspect died in hospital about an hour later. Police confirmed the alleged attack on their Facebook page, saying the left side of the officer's back was "seriously wounded" and...

Aberdeen residential block put under lockdown

A residential building in Aberdeen was put under lockdown on Thursday evening after one resident's preliminary positive test for Covid-19 involved a mutant strain. Residents of the Port Centre were required to stay in their flats and undergo compulsory testing, with the whole operation expected to be wrapped up by...

Merger of Viyi Algorithm Inc. and Venus Acquisition Corporation brings in $47.17 million in annual revenue

NEW YORK, June 10, 2021 Venus Acquisition Corporation (Nasdaq: VENA) ("Venus"), a publicly traded special purpose acquisition company, and VIYI Algorithm Inc. ("VIYI Algo"), a Cayman Islands exempted company operating in China and controlled by WiMi Hologram Cloud, Inc. (NASDAQ: WIMI), announced today that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement. A...

Shippit Inks Three New Deals with Leading Logistics Providers Janio, FedEx and Qxpress to Strengthen Domestic and International Capabilities

SINGAPORE, Jul 1, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Today, fast-growing e-Commerce fulfilment tech company Shippit announces it has signed three new delivery partner deals with integrated logistics solutions provider Janio, global logistics player FedEx, and e-Commerce logistics expert Qxpress. These deals come as part of Shippit's efforts to...

NovelPlus Makes Successful Debut on LEAP Market

KUALA LUMPUR, Jul 1, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - NovelPlus Technology Berhad ("NTB" or the "Group"), an online social reading and writing platform developer and operator, successfully listed on the LEAP Market of Bursa Securities Malaysia Berhad today at RM0.25 per share, above the offer price of RM0.15...

Govt says 600,000 to benefit from HK$2 fare extension

A scheme that allows people aged 65 and above to ride public transport for just HK$2 will be extended to those aged 60 to 64 from February 27 next year, the government announced on Wednesday. Welfare Secretary Law Chi-kwong said that expanding the eligibility for the discounted fare will benefit...

Hong Kong records two imported Covid cases

Health officials on Wednesday reported two new imported Covid-19 infections, taking the city’s total of confirmed cases to 11,923. The two imported cases – an 18-year-old man from the UK and a 34-year-old woman from Bangladesh – were asymptomatic. Both arrived on June 28, with the 18-year-old arriving on flight...

Customs seize huge cocaine haul in heavy equipment

Customs officers said on Wednesday that they had seized more than 100 kilogrammes of cocaine at the airport, describing the bust as the largest airborne trafficking case involving the drug in 20 years. The department says X-ray scans at the airport uncovered 110kg of cocaine sealed inside two giant hydraulic...

‘Doctors will stay silent to avoid trouble’

A former president of the Hong Kong Public Doctors’ Association, Arisina Ma, said on Wednesday that she expects medical professionals to increasingly refrain from criticising the government and its healthcare policy to avoid getting into trouble. She made the remarks after two doctors’ groups recently disbanded. The pro-democracy Médecins Inspirés...

‘Police to deploy over 10,000 officers on July 1’

Sources have told RTHK that the police are planning to deploy more than 10,000 officers across the city on Thursday, to prevent the public from gathering on the streets on the 24th anniversary of the handover. There will be a strong police presence in the vicinity of Victoria Park –...

Security law created human rights emergency: Amnesty

Hong Kong's national security law has decimated freedoms and created a "human rights emergency", Amnesty International said on Wednesday, a year after Beijing imposed the legislation on the city. The sweeping national security law – which criminalises anything authorities deem subversion, secession, collusion with foreign forces and terrorism with up...

‘Strict flight bans needed to stop imported cases’

Leading microbiologist Ho Pak-leung said it appears that Hong Kong has managed to limit the spread of the contagious Delta Covid-19 variant in the community, but stressed officials need to be extremely stringent in enforcing flight bans to prevent the virus from seeping in again. There had been fears of...

Steve Vines leaves RTHK, citing national security law

Veteran journalist, Steve Vines, has announced he's quitting RTHK, citing the national security law that was introduced in Hong Kong exactly a year ago. Vines had been serving as a guest presenter on the public broadcaster's Backchat programme since April, after RTHK dropped him as a current affairs commentator on...

Hong Kong will rebound from its trough: John Lee

Acting Chief Executive John Lee on Thursday said Hong Kong was on the rebound, as the city restores social and political stability. Speaking at a ceremony to mark the 24th anniversary of the handover, Lee said Hong Kong had faced unprecedented challenges in recent years, with anti-government protests lasting for...