Archive for February 13th, 2021

Longhua District Carries out Future City Scenes Experiment

Longhua District Carries out Future City Scenes Experiment

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | ACN Newswire | 7:00 PM

SHENZHEN, CHINA, Feb 13, 2021 - (ACN Newswire) - On the morning of February 4, a press conference themed 'Foreseeing the Future in Longhua, Shenzhen' was held in Shenzhen [...] » More

Alchemy Partners Instpower to Enable Crypto Payments Across Global Network of Power Bank Sharing Stations

Alchemy Partners Instpower to Enable Crypto Payments Across Global Network of Power Bank Sharing Stations

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 5:34 PM

SINGAPORE--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Alchemy Pay, the world’s first decentralized finance (DeFi) hybrid fiat and crypto payment solution provider, has partnered with Instpower, a [...] » More

SBB Research Group Names Three Chicago Nonprofits as February 2021 Grant Finalists

SBB Research Group Names Three Chicago Nonprofits as February 2021 Grant Finalists

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | BusinessWire | 11:48 AM

CHICAGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--SBB Research Group LLC is pleased to announce three Chicago-area charities as the February 2021 finalists of its monthly grant program that supports [...] » More

Exclusive: Vietnam intervened in currency markets weeks after US censure: sources

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:02 AM

After being branded a “currency manipulator” by the United States in December for trying to keep the dong from rising in value, Vietnam is again intervening in [...] » More

Markets, oil drop in Asia but bitcoin edges towards $50,000

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | AFP | 6:02 AM

European equities struggled Friday with investors awaiting US stimulus and vaccine news after holiday-thinned Asian trade, but bitcoin forged a new record as it crept towards [...] » More

Cathay Pacific suspends all long-haul flights to Australia, except Sydney

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | 9News | 6:02 AM

Cathay Pacific Airways is cutting all flights to Australia except for Sydney as the Hong Kong carrier grapples with new government pandemic restrictions. From Saturday, [...] » More

Dog poisoner stalks upscale HK community as six pets die in space of three days

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Police have stepped up patrols at a dog-friendly park in an affluent Hong Kong neighbourhood after 15 suspected cases of animal poisoning, in which six dogs died, were [...] » More

HK fintech start-up hopes bitcoin in a paper envelope will broaden cryptocurrency ownership beyond the tech-savvy

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

While banks and regulators in Hong Kong have been encouraging givers of lai see to distribute the lucky money through electronic wallets to promote mobile payments, a Hong [...] » More

Anime streaming site Bilibili faces domestic boycott ahead of HK IPO over Japanese show accused of insulting women

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Bilibili, the popular Chinese video platform known for its anime offerings, is facing an ongoing boycott from some domestic merchants following criticism of content [...] » More

Lunar New Year: scrambling HK florists blame government flower market flip-flops for plummeting sales

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong florists are heading into the Year of the Ox adding up the costs of a chaotic rush to keep up with the government’s U-turns over holiday flower markets. First [...] » More

Lunar New Year: HK soothsayers say Ox will be good to Carrie Lam and Xi Jinping, with hope for economy too

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Hong Kong’s top soothsayers expect the Chinese Year of the Ox, which arrives on Friday, to be a good one for Chief Executive Carrie Lam Cheng Yuet-ngor and, despite the [...] » More

Officials call for restrained festivities over Lunar New Year as HK logs 21 new coronavirus cases

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Residents preparing to mark the Lunar New Year in Hong Kong should keep their family celebrations brief, avoid sharing meals and steer clear of crowds or else risk a [...] » More

Canada’s ‘huge’ and ‘remarkable’ immigration offer to Hongkongers is partly political, partly pragmatic

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

When Canada unveiled new details of its open work permit scheme for Hongkongers this month, it framed the action as part of a defence of democratic values, against [...] » More

Lunar New Year: mindful of national security law, HK festival market stalls opt for subtle messages on products

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

The Lunar New Year mood was in the air at a temporary festival fair in a Kowloon neighbourhood in Hong Kong, with dozens of booths selling red packets, dried flowers, [...] » More

Lunar New Year in HK: Covid-19 axes Macau casino trips, shrinks family reunions and halts temple traditions

13-Feb-2021 Intellasia | South China Morning Post | 6:02 AM

Businesswoman Eva Leung Fung-wah, 63, used to go travelling with her family during the Lunar New Year holiday every year. A short trip to Macau for gambling fun was a must on [...] » More