BlueCity Announces Completion of Merger

BEIJING, Aug. 12, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE via SEAPRWire.com) -- BlueCity Holdings Limited (“BlueCity” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: BLCT), a leading online LGBTQ platform, today announced that completion of the merger (the “Merger”) with Diversefuture Limited (the “Merger Sub”), a wholly-owned subsidiary of Multelements Limited (the “Parent”), pursuant to the previously...

SEMK (2250.HK) Announces 2021 Adjusted Net Profit Increases by Nearly 30% to HK$77 million, Becomes the Largest Domestic Character IP Company In China

HONG KONG, Mar 30, 2022 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - SEMK Holdings International Limited ("SEMK", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group", stock code: 2250.HK), the largest domestic character Intellectual Property (IP) company* engaged in the provision of licensing services, design consultation services and retail of licensed brand products of...

HK orders pet cull over hamster Covid cluster

Hong Kong authorities on Tuesday announced a cull of more than 2,000 pets in response to a Covid cluster involving hamsters at a pet shop in Causeway Bay. A worker at the Little Boss store and a customer she briefly came into contact with have come down with the virus...

ONSTON Announces ONSTON Metaverse Platform Development Plan for 2022

Hong Kong/ January 7, 2022 / SEAPRWire / – ONSTON, a new virtual reality metaverse cryptocurrency project that develops ONSTON Metaverse Platform and ONSTON Marketplace, announced the plan for metaverse platform development for 2022. Using blockchain technology, and building a 3D virtual world by linking VR/AR devices, ONSTON is a cryptocurrency project that will...

Beware of 5G service charges: Consumer Council

The Consumer Council on Monday urged people to be careful when purchasing 5G mobile services, saying some packages may come with unnecessary monthly expenses. The council said it compared 85 mobile 5G service plans provided by eight network operators with basic monthly fee ranging from HK$108 to HK$1,228. Among the...

Peru defense minister resigns

Peruvian Defense Minister Walter Ayala arrives to the Congress for the investiture parliamentary session where Chief of Cabinet seeks support of lawmakers on Nov 4, 2021 in Lima, Peru. (PHOTO / BLOOMBERG) Peruvian Defense Minister Walter Ayala resigned amid a scandal over allegations of government interference in the military ....

More testing for container terminal, shipping staff

The government announced on Sunday that frontline staff of the Kwai Tsing Container Terminals and the ship services sector will be required to get tested for Covid-19 more frequently. From Monday, frontline terminal employees will be tested every three days if they are fully vaccinated – and every day if...

Cathay tightens checks after new Covid case

Cathay Pacific said on Saturday that it plans to suspend Frankfurt layovers for cargo crews and tightening checks on overseas stations after a pilot who worked on a Frankfurt cargo flight tested preliminary positive for Covid. The positive test result triggered a lockdown at Towers 1, 2 and 3 of...

‘Delta plus’ variant found in HK for first time

The Centre for Health Protection (CHP) said on Friday that for the first time it has found a patient carrying a descendent of the Delta strain of Covid-19, which could be even more transmissible. The AY.4.2 variant, dubbed "Delta plus", was found in an imported infection, involving a 62-year-old man...

Cartoonist apologises after linking JPC to HKJA row

A political cartoonist on Saturday apologised after his latest work published on a newspaper linked the Junior Police Call (JPC) to a recent row over the Hong Kong Journalists Association. The security secretary, Chris Tang, earlier said that HKJA had "infiltrated" schools to recruit students to become members, but the...