Bounty Sports Enter into Agreement with SCCG

LAS VEGAS, NV, Oct 4, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Bounty Sports, the first North American provider of paid fantasy pick'em, has entered into a partnership with SCCG Management to bring their platform, previously only available to Canadians, into the United States. Bounty has committed significant investment to...

Mitsubishi Corporation, Chiyoda Corporation, and Sembcorp Industries Sign MOU to Explore Supply Chain Commercialization of Decarbonized Hydrogen

TOKYO, Oct 4, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC) is pleased to announce today's signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with Chiyoda Corporation (Chiyoda) and Sembcorp Industries (Sembcorp), to explore the feasibility and implementation of a commercial-scale, decarbonized hydrogen supply chain in Singapore. The business...

Oaths of 16 more district councillors questioned

Sixteen district councillors face disqualification after the government raised doubts about the oaths they took on Monday. They were among 50 councillors from Tai Po, Sai Kung, Sha Tin and North District who pledged their allegiance before the oath administrator, Home Affairs Secretary Caspar Tsui, in the third oath-taking ceremony...

Trident Financial Planning Joins Connectus, Further Expanding Connectus’ Footprint in the United Kingdom

NEW YORK, NY, Oct 4, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Focus Financial Partners Inc. (NASDAQ: FOCS) ("Focus"), a leading partnership of independent, fiduciary wealth management firms, announced today that Trident Financial Planning Limited ("Trident") has been acquired by Connectus Wealth Advisers ("Connectus"). Trident is a boutique chartered financial...

NEC Corporation, OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. Complete First Trial of Submarine Cable with Multicore Fiber

TOKYO, Oct 4, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701), its subsidiary OCC Corporation and Sumitomo Electric Industries, Ltd. (TSE: 5802) announced today that they have completed the first trial of uncoupled(1) 4-core submarine fiber cable(2), and verified its transmission performance to meet the exacting demands...

Govt working on ‘cross-border code’: pandemic adviser

A pandemic adviser to the government says the Innovation and Technology Bureau is developing an app specifically for Hongkongers to travel to the mainland, but officials across the border also want stricter Covid rules to be introduced in the SAR. David Hui said the so-called "cross-border code" will likely be...

Vouchers getting people back in the shops: Paul Chan

Financial Secretary Paul Chan says more than five million Hongkongers have collected their latest spending vouchers and he's hopeful the government scheme will help power a recovery of the economy. In a blog post on Sunday, Chan said more people are willing to spend money again and he has noticed...

New security law may come by mid-2022: Tam Yiu-chung

Hong Kong’s member of the National People's Congress Standing Committee Tam Yiu-chung said on Sunday that he thinks Article 23 national security legislation can be completed in the first half of next year. Secretary for Security Chris Tang said recently that now is the best time to draft local security...

Barricades vanish as HK ‘returns to safe normalcy’

The government on Sunday removed huge water barricades protecting its headquarters in Admiralty, as Chief Secretary John Lee hailed Hong Kong's return to "safe normalcy." In a blog post, Lee said barricades erected at other locations during the 2019 protests will also be removed. "The government headquarters is an emblem...

Bringing in helpers like ‘walking on thin ice’

Labour chief Law Chi-kwong on Sunday said that bringing in foreign domestic helpers from high-risk places is like “walking on thin ice”, and acknowledged the amount coming into the city was not enough to satisfy demand from local families. Writing in his blog, Law said that in the past month,...

‘Govt should act early to buy new Covid drug’

A pharmacists’ association said on Monday that a new drug for Covid-19 could help relieve the burden on hospitals if Hong Kong sees another outbreak of infections, adding that the government should act early to ensure the city is able to procure the medication. The Society of Hospital Pharmacists of...

‘Policy address to focus on land supply’

A political commentator on Monday said he expects Chief Executive Carrie Lam’s last policy address to focus on housing, after Beijing stressed that Hong Kong needs to tackle its housing shortage. Professor Ho Lok-sang, Director of the Pan Sutong Shanghai Hong Kong Economic Policy Research Institute of Lingnan University said...