Civic Passion disbands after lawmaker ousted

Civic Passion on Friday announced it was disbanding, a little more than a week after its chairman, Cheng Chung-tai, was ousted from the Legislative Council because the authorities decided he is not loyal to Hong Kong. In a statement posted on the group's Facebook page, Cheng thanked people for their...

NEC to host NEC Visionary Week 2021

TOKYO, Aug 16, 2021 - (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - NEC Corporation (NEC; TSE: 6701) today announced the Global Program for NEC Visionary Week 2021, an online annual event taking place from September 16 to 17, 2021. During the event, NEC will present a shared vision of the future that...

Prosecutors change their tune over Anthony Wong songs

Singer Anthony Wong and former pro-democracy lawmaker Au Nok-hin have each been bound over for 18 months in the sum of HK$2,000 for corruption charges in connection to the Legco by-election in 2018. The ICAC charged the pair earlier this week over a rally which took place shortly before the...

A Blockchain Art Show?

US, Jul 22, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) will host an Art Show during Government Blockchain Week, (9/27-10/02,2021), in Washington DC. All submissions will be digital, and the show will be converted to NFTs, available for auction. Hundreds of attendees at Government Blockchain...

EST Global Inc. Sponsors CryptoNite

Washington, D.C., Jul 16, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - Dr. Sindhu Bhaskar, the Chairman and Founder of EST Global Inc. has sponsored CryptoNite Evening Reception during Government Blockchain Week.CryptoNite, one of the 3 Evening Receptions during Government Blockchain Week, will take place on the rooftop of the International...

Nearly 100 hours a week for some HK carers: study

A recent study suggests that some Hong Kong carers spend nearly 1.5 times longer than the average working week caring for their loved ones. The Council of Social Service polled some 700 carers earlier this year, and it found that the middle-aged non-working carers spend an average 96 hours a...

Government Blockchain Week is Coming to Washington DC

Washington, DC, Jun 17, 2021 - (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) - September 27- October 2, Washington DC. The Government Blockchain Association (GBA) will host a week-long live event, Government Blockchain Week.Blockchain leaders, government policymakers, and more will converge on Washington DC for GBA's Government Blockchain Week. This week-long, live event...

‘Most helpers met deadline for Covid tests’

After an initial rush to get tested for the coronavirus, few foreign helpers were seen at testing centres on Sunday – the deadline for a mandatory testing order for all migrant domestic workers. Hong Kong's 370,000 helpers were given nine days to get tested after three helpers came down with...