Beijing reveals tit-for-tat response to US sanctions

China said on Friday that it's imposed counter-sanctions on US individuals including former US commerce secretary Wilbur Ross in response to recent US sanctions on Chinese officials in Hong Kong. The sanctions are the first imposed by China under its new anti-foreign sanction law, passed in June, and come days...

11 cleared of illegal assembly at Tai Po

Eleven people have been acquitted of illegal assembly at the Tai Po Market MTR station two years ago, after a magistrate said surveillance footage submitted by prosecutors as evidence wasn’t clear enough to identify the defendants. The West Kowloon Court heard on Friday that on the night of September 7,...

卓悅(653.HK)獲大股東增持超2000萬股 對公司未來發展前景充滿信心

HONG KONG, Jul 23, 2021 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 卓悅控股有限公司(「卓悅」或「集團」股票編號653.HK) 欣然表示集團主席兼大股東增持公司股份。卓悅控股主席陳健文先生於二零二一年七月二十日以平均每股0.2455港元增持20,304,000股之公司股份。增持後,陳健文先生持有本公司股份數量為2,244,195,868股,佔本公司已發行股份的63.89%。作為本集團大股東及主席,陳健文先生的股份增持舉動,突顯了他對本集團的價值及發展前景充滿信心。卓悅控股有限公司主席陳健文先生表示﹕「本人對公司未來發展前景與內在價值充滿信心。集團正積極推動數字經濟和實體經濟的深度融合,搭建從線上到線下一體化的購物體驗,佈局智慧零售,由舊業態轉型至新業態。卓悅著力發展電商服務,其『卓悅香港貓 HKMALL』銷售平台更為中小企商戶打通大灣區以至世界各地的銷售渠道,助力商戶快速進軍全球最大的電商市場。憑藉集團具前瞻性的戰略佈局,為股東創造最大價值。」卓悅主營 Beauty、Health & Beautiful Life 三大品類貨品,打造成為生活百貨及潮流時尚品連鎖零售集團,結合大數據,為品牌和產品提供精準的投放和銷售方案,開創「新零售+科技」的模式,實現線上線下商業融合。有關卓悅控股有限公司卓悅控股有限公司(股份代號: 653.HK)為香港領先美妝及生活消費品連鎖零售集團,現於香港及澳門共設有21間綫下零售店,卓悅香港貓(「 HKMALL」)香港購物平台觸達34個國家,共銷售往44個中國內地及海外渠道平台,包括天貓國際、考拉、京東、Facebook、YouTube、Instagram、海淘網及微信商城等平台。卓悅現時自設KOL直播間,培育200名銷售人員直播銷售,現時在Facebook、YouTube、Instagram、Bonjour Global、卓悅全球購、卓悅海淘、天貓、考拉及京東共9個直播平台帶貨。 Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

機構:快手、朝雲集團、奈雪的茶等有望納入港股通

HONG KONG, Jul 23, 2021 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 根據恒生指數公司官網,公司將於8月20日公佈恒生綜合指數的調整結果,9月6日進行正式調整。根據內地交易所相關檔規定,港股通之外的股票因相關指數實施成份股調整等原因,導致屬於港股通規定範圍的,將被調入港股通。按照上交所和深交所官網的港股通調整記錄,上交所和深交所均會在恒生綜指標的調整生效日當日對港股通股票進行相應的調整。光大證券預測:港股通9月潛在的納入名單為:時代天使、朝雲集團、和黃醫藥、奈雪的茶、開拓藥業-B等。另外同股不同權的公司預計納入時間會有不同,預計快手-W於9月3日前後、聯易融科技-W於11月8日前後、小鵬汽車-W于明年2月7日前後納入港股通。 Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

Seditious sheep books don’t show reality: police

National security police confirmed on Thursday that they had arrested five members of the General Union of Hong Kong Speech Therapists over three children's books featuring sheep that are suspected of inciting hatred towards the SAR government. At a press conference, senior superintendent Steve Li from the force’s national security...

Hong Kong reports one new imported case from the US

Health authorities on Thursday reported one new imported Covid-19 infection. The latest case involves a 49-year-old woman who flew in from the United States on Tuesday. The Centre for Health Protection said the patient carried the L452R mutant strain, but did not show any symptoms. The woman has been fully...

Govt urged to set up list of language interpreters

The Ombudsman on Thursday urged the administration to set up a central database of foreign-language interpreters that all government departments can use, to ensure people who cannot speak in either Chinese or English enjoy equal access to public services. The watchdog said that departments have been relying on a non-governmental...

Security judge denies bail to Apple Daily execs

West Kowloon Magistracy on Thursday denied bail for four former Apple Daily senior executives charged with violating the national security law. Associate publisher Chan Pui-man, editorial writer and English news section head Fung Wai-kong, executive chief editor Lam Man-chung and editorial writer Yeung Ching-kei are accused of conspiracy to collude...

Seven jailed over 2019 Yuen Long mob attacks

The District Court on Thursday jailed seven people for their roles in the indiscriminate mob attacks on people in Yuen Long on July 21, 2019. Tang Wai-sum, who gave orders for others to beat people up, was jailed for seven years. Wong Ying-kit, Ng Wai-nam, Tang Ying-bun and Choi Lap-ki,...

Five arrested for ‘inciting young children’s hatred’

Police say their national security officers have arrested five people on suspicion of conspiring to publish seditious publications which “incite young children’s hatred towards the SAR government”. The force said the suspects are two men and three women aged 25 to 28, who were arrested on Thursday in different districts....

朝雲集團(06601.HK)獲主席兼執行董事陳丹霞增持128.15萬股

HONG KONG, Jul 23, 2021 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - 格隆匯7月22日 - 朝雲集團(06601.HK)公告,於2021年7月22日,公司主席兼執行董事陳丹霞以總代價約872萬港元於公開市場購入公司合共128.15萬股股份,相當於公告日期公司已發行股份約0.096%。陳丹霞對公司的未來前景充滿信心,並可能考慮日後於適當時候進一步增持並於公司的股權,惟須遵守適用法律及監管規定。 Copyright 2021 亞太商訊. All rights reserved. (via SEAPRWire)

Cuentas and WaveMax Sign an Exclusive and Definitive JV Agreement for 1,000 Locations to Offer Advertising on WiFi6 Next Generation Patented Technology in Cuentas’ “Bodegas” Network throughout the USA

MIAMI, FL / ACCESSWIRE, Jul 23, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Cuentas, Inc. (NASDAQ:CUEN & CUENW) ('Cuentas'), a leading FinTech provider (Top 4 Fintech) of mobile banking, digital wallet and payment solutions focused on Hispanic and Latino communities signed an exclusive, Definitive JV Agreement to rollout WaveMax's SharedWiFI6...

Cuentas 和 WaveMax 簽署了一項獨家和最終的合資協議,在 1,000 個地點在 Cuentas 遍布美國的“Bodegas”網絡中提供 WiFi6 下一代專利技術的廣告

MIAMI, FL / ACCESSWIRE, Jul 23, 2021 - (亞太商訊 via SEAPRWire.com) - Cuentas, Inc.(納斯達克股票代碼:CUEN & CUENW)(“Cuentas”)是一家領先的金融科技提供商(前4 名金融科技),專注於西班牙裔和拉丁裔社區的移動銀行、數字錢包和支付解決方案,簽署了一項獨家、最終的合資協議,以推出WaveMax 的SharedWiFI6 專利技術(Wavemax Patent)在1,000 個地點。此次推出將在紐約市大都會區開始,在紐約市有 500 個地點,新澤西州有 330 個地點,康涅狄格州有 170 個地點。該協議還包括在美國其他地區推出該服務的計劃。雙方將以 50/50 的比例在這 1,000 家“Bodega 商店”中安裝先進的 WiFi6 接入點和小型基站。這些將成為 Cuentas 優質地點,靠近公共火車站和公共交通樞紐,並將在安全網絡上提供所有 Cuentas 產品和服務。 WiFi6 服務將增強顧客在 Bodega 商店的體驗,通過自動將他們連接到 SharedWiFi 高速互聯網並接收店內特別優惠。 Cuentas 銷售點 (POS) 位置的用戶還將獲得 Cuentas GPR...

Argentina rolls out non-binary ID cards in Latam first

BUENOS AIRES - Argentina rolled out identification cards on Wednesday for non-binary citizens, who neither identify as male nor female‍, allowing them to use "x" in their important national ID document and passports in the field corresponding to gender. The use of the "x" has already been accepted by the...