StrongNode Partners with Blockpass for KYC Provision

HONG KONG, Oct 15, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Blockpass and StrongNode are proud to reveal a collaboration that will see StrongNode employ Blockpass’ KYC services to ensure customer compliance. StrongNode has positioned itself to be the next generation of edge computing by leveraging blockchain to create a global Infrastructure-as-a-Service (IaaS) distributed Edge […]

BSP: Satellite technology seen to accelerate digital finance

THE Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP) sees the issuance of the Implementing Rules and Regulations (IRR) on expanding the provision of internet service through satellite services as further promoting financial inclusion and digital finance in the country. Issued under Department Circular No. 002 Series of 2021 by the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) […]

Keeping up with the digital economy: VAT on online transactions

The pandemic supercharged the growth of the digital economy; the implementation of community quarantines forced us to stay at home and encouraged the use of online platforms to obtain our basic needs. Many continue to heavily rely on the internet and digital services for education, work, and entertainment. There’s no denying that online transactions quickly […]

EC Healthcare expects to achieve a record-high sales volume in first half of FY21/22

HONG KONG, Oct 11, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – EC Healthcare (the “Company”, which together with its subsidiaries is referred to as the “Group”, SEHK stock code: 2138), the largest non-hospital medical group in Hong Kong*, is pleased to announce the Group’s expected to achieve a record-high sales volume from April to September […]

NEC Software Solutions UK Announces Intent to Acquire Capita Secure Solutions and Services to Expand its Emergency Services Offering

London, UK, Oct 1, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – NEC Software Solutions UK, part of the NEC Corporation, has announced its intention to acquire Capita Secure Solutions and Services, a leading provider of software and solutions to the emergency services and justice sectors. Subject to consents and approvals, the deal is intended to […]

Hitachi Partners with Bao Viet Insurance to Drive Innovation in Insurance Business using AI and Medical Big Data

HANOI, Vietnam, Oct 1, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Bao Viet Insurance, the largest Non-life insurance company of the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, Hitachi, Ltd., and Hitachi Asia (Vietnam) Co, Ltd., Hitachi’s local subsidiary in Vietnam, have signed an agreement to collaborate and drive innovation in the insurance business. The collaboration will integrate […]

Yeahka Ranks First among Non-bank Independent Institutions in QR Code Payment Acquiring Services

HONG KONG, Sep 30, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Yeahka Limited (“Yeahka” or the “Company”) (Stock Code: 9923), a leading payment-based technology platform in China, has surpassed others to become one of the most-used aggregate payment service providers by merchants in China. Yeahka’s interim results show, as of the first half of this […]

Fujitsu and KDDI Leverage 5G Technologies in Partnership to Solve Social Issues

TOKYO, Sep 28, 2021 – (JCN Newswire via – Fujitsu Limited and KDDI Corporation today announced an agreement to collaborate on creating new services that enrich the customer experience and contribute to the resolution of social issues by utilizing Fujitsu’s private 5G and KDDI’s au 5G technologies, with the ultimate aim of realizing a […]

Agilex Biolabs Announced as Citeline Award Finalist for COVID-19 Vaccine Toxicology Preclinical Research

ADELAIDE, AUS, Sep 24, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Agilex Biolabs, Australia’s most experienced and technologically advanced bioanalytical laboratory and the only biolab in the region with a dedicated toxicology unit, has been selected as a finalist for the Most Successful Early Phase Research (Preclinical & Phase I) category in the Citeline Awards […]

Lenovo eyes opportunities in hybrid lifestyle, gaming in PHL

By Arjay L. Balinbin, Senior Reporter LENOVO Asia-Pacific is looking at opportunities in the Philippines’ “hybrid lifestyle” and growing gaming community, as well as the education and retail sectors, with services being the focus of its business strategy, the company’s president said. “The hybrid lifestyle is a key emerging trend that we are tapping on, […]

PHL ranks 48th (out of 110 countries) in terms of ‘digital quality of life’

The Digital Quality of Life (DQL) index by virtual private network (VPN) service provider Surfshark assesses and compares the relative performance of countries in terms of digital well-being. Specifically, it looks at how much time people have to work to afford the internet connection (internet affordability), how fast and stable the internet connection is (internet […]

Baanx Acquires Stake in Major US Fintech Bank

LONDON, Sep 6, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Baanx, the fast-growing B2B2C “Better than a Banking Platform” specialising in fintech services & lending, becomes the third-largest shareholder in the United States regulated Maxwell State Bank in a multi-million-dollar deal to enhance cybersecurity and banking access to communities throughout America. Maxwell State Bank is […]

Institutions maintain ‘buy’ rating as Yeahka (09923.HK) records fast growth

HONG KONG, Sep 2, 2021 – (ACN Newswire via – Institutions from China and abroad, including Citi, CLSA, Daiwa, China Securities, Zhongtai International and Guosheng Securities, have maintained “Buy” rating for Yeahka (09923.HK), underscoring their confidence with the prospects of the company’s technology-enable business services. Yeahka, which has payment as its other major business, […]