Multichain Web3 Social Protocol Atem Network Received $3M Seed Round Investment

Singapore, February 22, 2022 - (SEAPRWire) - Singapore based web3 startup Atem Network has recently raised $3 million in its seed round led by INCE Capital. The other investors include GSR Ventures, Mask Network, Mirana Ventures, A&T Capital, Atlas Capital, Foresight Ventures, Zonff Partners, and Michael Zhang, Co-founder of Zhihu. According to Atem Network, the fund will be used...

Schools to close for early summer break

Students in Hong Kong will take an early summer break from next month instead of July, to free up schools for Covid-19 testing, vaccination and isolation purposes. In announcing the arrangements on Tuesday, Chief Executive Carrie Lam said classes - even online ones - for all kindergartens, primary, and secondary...

Poly U student halls under compulsory testing order

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Student Halls Of Residence is among 22 buildings issued with compulsory testing notices on Tuesday. Tower 6 of the Sorrento in Tsim Sha Tsui is also under testing orders, along with two blocks in Nam Cheong Estate, Sham Shui Po. Other affected buildings are in...

The Climate Ecosystem Corp Announces Token Pre-sale

London, UK, February 22, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – The Climate Ecosystem Corp., a company of like-minded individuals united by one big concern—climate change—has announced its pre-sale. Expected to hold soon, the pre-sale will see prospective investors try to cop thousands or millions of CLIME, the project’s native token. With a total supply...

Everyone to be repeatedly tested for Covid next month

Chief Executive Carrie Lam on Tuesday announced a compulsory, universal Covid testing programme where 7.4 million residents will visit testing centres three times in March to have specimens taken. The CE said the exercise will be aimed at identifying virus carriers in the community in a bid to curb the...

Cryptured.com: All about Crypto & Blockchain

AMSTERDAM, Feb 22, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Introducing Cryptured.com, a platform dedicated to familiarizing the general public with crypto and blockchain technology. Cryptured.com is a news and information site for crypto and blockchain with the objective to help the general public understand and successfully use these technologies.Cryptocurrencies...

HederaStarter Announces Plans to Deploy on Hedera

Houston, Texas, February 22, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – The HederaStarter launchpad has announced that they will be launching on the Hedera Hashgraph Network in the coming months leading up to the finalization of smart contract deployment on the Hedera network. Unbeknownst to many within the crypto industry at large, the Hedera Hashgraph...

Greater Bay Airlines cleared for take off

Aviation start-up Greater Bay Airlines has been awarded a licence to operate commercial flights for the next five years. Its licence was granted by the Air Transport Licensing Authority (ATLA) on Monday. ATLA said the new carrier, founded by tycoon Bill Wong, can operate scheduled passenger and cargo flights on...

Baby with Covid dies as new infections hit 7,533

The number of new coronavirus infections in Hong Kong reached another record high of 7,533 cases on Monday, as an 11-month-old girl became one of the latest people to die after catching the virus. The Hospital Authority said the baby's condition deteriorated quickly after she was admitted to hospital at...

Supermarkets, malls won’t scan customer jab records

The government said on Monday that people going into some places under the upcoming vaccine pass scheme won't need to show staff their records, but would need to produce them if asked by law enforcement officers. This emerged as officials explained the details of how the vaccine pass scheme will...

Horse trainer Dennis Yip positive for Covid: HKJC

The Hong Kong Jockey Club said on Monday that horse trainer Dennis Yip had tested positive for Covid-19. It was one of the regular tests he had to undergo at the Sha Tin Racecourse. Yip had since been isolated pending further instructions from health authorities and the club was also...

Sha Tin lockdown finds 116 infections

The government said on Monday that it had found 116 preliminary positive Covid cases during a two-day lockdown of a public housing block in Sha Tin. Authorities said they finished two rounds of testing on residents of Pok Tat House in Pok Hong Estate at around 2pm. There were four...

Cold weather forces closure of Fanling jab centre

Authorities on Monday said Covid-19 vaccination at the pop-up community centre at Wo Hing playground in Fanling was suspended from 2:30pm due to cold and unstable weather. A government spokesperson said in a statement that services will resume at 9am on Thursday. People affected by the closure will have their...

Buses, minibuses start designated quarantine service

About 200 buses and green minibuses came into service on Monday to take Covid patients with mild or no symptoms to quarantine facilities. With a surging number of positive cases, people with Covid have been waiting for days to be taken to medical or isolation facilities. These buses and minibuses...

Mainland experts gave ‘constructive views’: David Hui

Government pandemic adviser David Hui says mainland experts have given constructive advice on how Hong Kong can better support Covid patients and better communicate with the public, but said whether any suggestions can be put into practice depends on resources. Hui was speaking to reporters on Monday after four mainland...

HK needs to learn humbly from the mainland: Tam

Hong Kong's sole deputy to the National People's Congress Standing Committee, Tam Yiu-chung, has called on the SAR government and all civil servants to “learn humbly” from the mainland when it comes to areas like making plans for a mandatory, territory-wide testing scheme. In an article published on the mainland’s...