Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy Launches Campaign on the Implementation of 'Indonesia Care' Health Protocol

JAKARTA, Indonesia, July 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ministry of Tourism and Creative Economy/Tourism and Creative Economy Agency launched "Indonesia Care", a national campaign to implement health protocols as well as verification in order to present clean, healthy, safe, and environmentally sustainable destinations at XXI Studio of Plaza Senayan, Jakarta. Wishnutama Kusubandio,...

COOCAA to Kick off Grand Promotion on LAZADA in the Philippines, Offering Huge Benefits to Customer

MANILA, Philippines, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- COOCAA is about to kick off its mid-year promotion campaign on LAZADA, an e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia, on July 15th. Through diversified marketing approaches, COOCAA is going to provide Filipino consumers with a wide range of shopping benefits and brand-new audio-visual experiences...

SpaceTravel to partner with UnionPay, The Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia & Bali Tourism Promotion Board to Bolster Bali Tourism Industry through launch of BUBU App

Unlocking Post Covid Tourism Potential Through Digital Transformation BALI, Indonesia, July 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SpaceTravel, UnionPay International, and the Bali Tourism Promotion Board, supported by the Embassy of the Republic of Indonesia in Singapore, yesterday officially kicked off their partnership to offer BUBU, a lifestyle app for tourists in Bali....

Digitalise and thrive: Thailand's event organisers go digital with TCEB's new Virtual Meeting Space project

40 events to gain greater online presence and enhanced functionalities in the first phase of Thailand Convention & Exhibition Bureau's new support scheme for digital events BANGKOK, July 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- 40 events in Thailand will move online or achieve enhanced online presence this year with the support of...

Adamson University Selects Blackboard Learn Ultra to Drive Student and Institutional Success

Integrated LMS cloud-based solution gives academics and staff the capability to deliver efficient and flexible online learning to its students MANILA, Philippines, July 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Blackboard announced today that Adamson University in the Philippines has selected Blackboard Learn Ultra as its new learning management system (LMS).  The university selected...

Mowilex Released a Digital Book "Balinese Woodcarving: A Heritage to Treasure"

On the anniversary of the book's release, Mowilex does an e-release of the 2019 book "Balinese Woodcarving: A Heritage to Treasure", a chronicle of an iconic art form, as a pledge to preserve Balinese culture and art.  The book highlights Bali's master woodcarvers offering valuable insight about their craft, the...

Ecotrade Group Highlights Its Digital Catalytic Converter Pricebook Tool

BANGKOK, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Ecotrade Group recently acknowledged the growing popularity of its free pricebook app. Compatible with all devices, the Eco Cat App serves as an advanced search engine for pricing scrap catalytic converters in a wide variety of automotive makes and models. Eco Cat App With...

Bellagraph Nova Group, The World's Fastest Growing 360 Degrees Lifestyle Platform, Announces Landmark Merger Taking Flight

SINGAPORE, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The new combined entity Bellagraph Nova (BN) Group, headquartered in the glitzy no. 10 Place Vendôme, Paris, France, announced the landmark merger between Bellagraph Group and DORR Group.  With 31 entities, the combined US$12 billion revenue BN Group has presence across 100 countries in...

Dinosaur Train Records 500 Million Viewers on China's IPTV Platforms

SINGAPORE, July 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dinosaur Train, a highly celebrated, Emmy Nominated Children's animated series, is co-produced and co-invested by Sparky Animation and The Jim Henson Company. The series has hit a remarkable current feat of 500 million viewers in China alone in just 6 months, since airing in...

YouTrip: 7 in 10 Singaporeans Still Want to Travel in 2020

Travel Promotions to Spur Recovery 7 in 10 Singaporeans want to travel in 2020 when border regulations are eased and travel promotions will further entice them to do so 40% of Singaporeans are willing to visit COVID-19 hotspots in 2021, signalling the gradual recovery in travel 85% of Singaporeans are...

BEST Inc. Further Expands its Express Delivery Services in Southeast Asia

Launches its technology-enabled parcel delivery services in Malaysia, Cambodia and Singapore to address rising e-commerce demand HANGZHOU, China, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BEST Inc. (NYSE: BEST) ("BEST" or the "Company"), a leading integrated smart supply chain solutions and logistics services provider in China, today announced its further expansion into Southeast...

Kantar Reveals the Ranking of "Most Chosen - Top Growing" brands in Malaysia, with the key levers of growth

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, July 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kantar, the world's leading evidence-based insights and consulting company, reveals "Malaysia Brand Footprint 2020", the brand ranking that consumers "Choose to buy the most" and "top growing" among FMCG products in the categories of Dairy, Food, Beverages, Health & Beauty and Home Care....

Atome Launches 'Buy Now, Pay Later' Solution In Singapore

"Buy now, pay later" checkout option partners 500 retailers at launch, helping local retail industry grow online sales during COVID19 This press release corrects a prior version issued under the same heading on 1 July, 2020. Set forth below is the corrected release in its entirety. SINGAPORE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/...

Far East Hospitality Makes Bold Move with Official Opening of Far East Village Hotel Ariake

SINGAPORE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Far East Hospitality, one of the leading operators of hotels and serviced residences, today announced that its Far East Village Hotel Ariake in Japan is officially opened for business. Previously known as Village Hotel Ariake Tokyo, the 306-key property is the first hotel under...

Airbnb Launches Online Cooking Experiences in Singapore Supporting Local F&B Industry's Recovery

Airbnb's Online Experiences empowers Singapore's local F&B industry by providing an alternative revenue stream and an opportunity to reach a global audience The launch of Online Cooking Experiences celebrates Singapore's diverse culinary landscape with Chef Malcolm Lee of Candlenut, the world's first Michelin-starred Peranakan restaurant, a long with other leading F&B...

HUAWEI HMS App Innovation Contest, AppsUP goes global

US$200,000 in cash and US$200,000 in Huawei Cloud resources up for grabs in Asia Pacific SINGAPORE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Developers around the world are being invited to put their skills to the test on a global stage with the HUAWEI HMS App Innovation Contest, AppsUP, launching on 30th...

Liquid Group partners with NICE Payments to expand cross-border contactless QR payment network

Liquid Group will strengthen its cross-border contactless QR payment network through a strategic collaboration with NICE Payments ("NICE") as its partner acquirer in Korea. The partnership will expand the international merchant pool of Liquid Group and its issuer partners as well as enable NICE's merchants to accept QR payments from...

JULO Support for Customers during COVID-19 Pandemic

JAKARTA, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The outbreak of COVID-19 which has lasted more than 3 months currently hit Indonesia's economy on a larger scale. PT JULO Teknologi Finansial (JULO), an Indonesian based Fintech P2P Lending, initiated several programs to help individuals affected by the pandemic. JULO which has been granted official...

Next Story Group Launches Safe With Us

Enhanced hygiene and safety protocols in hotels and Kafnu properties SINGAPORE, July 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- International hospitality group Next Story Group has launched a new hygiene and safety programme - Safe With Us - as part of an organisation-wide response to the new demands of the operating landscape. It is a comprehensive...

ACG School Jakarta's Student-Led Activities Help to Drive Positive Change in Community

With a focus on both the environment and the performing arts, many of ACG School Jakarta's student-led initiatives are working to positively impact the school community and surrounding area. JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Developed to provide students with an array of external school projects in which they...

Association for Financial Professionals Partners with Matrix Institute of Professionals on CTP, FP&A Exam Prep Courses

Financial professionals in Myanmar will now have access to preparation courses for leading certifications YANGON, Myanmar, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Association for Financial Professionals (AFP) and Matrix Institute of Professionals have announced a formal partnership to offer exam preparation courses for treasury and finance professionals based in Myanmar....

Infortrend Helps Vietnamese TV Station Modernize Media Asset Management and Database

TAIPEI, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Infortrend® Technology, Inc. (TWSE: 2495), the industry-leading enterprise storage provider, successfully assisted Hau Giang Radio and Television Station, Vietnam's local broadcasting station, to deploy EonStor DS series for modernizing the MAM (media asset management) and database system with benefits of high efficiency and scalability. Facing the challenges...

Dubai World Fulfils Obligations to Creditors Totalling USD 18.9 Billion

Repays Final Tranche 2 Years Ahead of Schedule DUBAI, UAE, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Dubai World announced today the repayment of the final tranche of debt to its original creditors, completing the refinancing program that commenced in 2010. The repayment of the final outstanding sum amounting to USD 8.2...

SCORE Launches FitoMojo Livestream Shopping Platform

Well-known sports event organizer pivots to navigate the new normal. PETALING JAYA, Malaysia, June 30, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SCORE has proven an SME can change directions quickly, by launching FitoMojo Live Stream Shopping. FitoMojo promotes selected products from participating brands directly to consumers who log in to watch their Facebook Live....

FICO Survey: Malaysians Keen on Biometrics as They Struggle with Banking Passwords

78 percent of Malaysians are happy to provide their bank with a biometric KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: The FICO Consumer Digital Banking Survey examines how Malaysians are protecting their financial information online as reliance on digital services grows 36 percent of Malaysians use just one...

Tokotalk: Moving Businesses Online Amid the Covid-19 Pandemic

JAKARTA, Indonesia, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Going online is a must. TokoTalk, an e-commerce website builder, revealed that the number of sales in shops using its platform has increased recently. Example display of CKL Looks online shop website created using e-commerce website builder TokoTalk. With the closure of stores and...

Evermos Reseller Mona Apriana Earns 15 Million Rupiah per Month by Selling Local Products Online

BANDUNG, Indonesia, June 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Being a housewife is not always equalling with having low income. At least not for Mona Apriana, a 45-year-old housewife from Bekasi, Indonesia with monthly income of handsomely dozens million Rupiah by being an Evermos' reseller. Mona Apriana (fifth from right), a housewife...

HEYTEA Food Lab Introduces a Delectable Selection of Baked Goods for the Perfect Tea Pairing

SINGAPORE, June 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Circuit bakers can put aside their baking supplies because HEYTEA Food Lab is now available in Singapore. China's number 1 contemporary tea connoisseur and the original inventor of Cheezo Tea has made fresh additions to its menu with a delicious selection of baked goods, specially...

Huawei officially launches Huawei Pay mobile payment in Thailand

BANGKOK, June 26, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei Mobile Services (HMS) collaborates with UnionPay to launch the Huawei Pay in Thailand. Huawei Pay is a mobile payment tool that provides contactless, cashless payment service for HUAWEI device users. In Thailand, Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Thai) Public Company Limited is...

TurtleTree Labs raises US$3.2 million seed round as it accelerates cell-based milk development

SINGAPORE, June 25, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore-based biotech company TurtleTree Labs today announced the completion of a fresh round of funding from global investors. TurtleTree Labs is the world's first-cell based biotechnology company creating real milk from mammalian cells, without the need for animals. As a platform, the company's focus...

"MoneySmart's Consumer Research Suggests A Redesign Of Credit Card Reward Schemes To Stay Relevant Amidst Global Pandemic"

Leading personal finance comparison site, MoneySmart, has consumer insights that indicate the potential for financial institutions to redesign credit card reward schemes to fit expenditure and lifestyle patterns of the "new normal". Its recently concluded survey involving over 2,000 participants in Singapore, has led to recommendations of tweaking cashback and...

Trip.com Group launches worldwide "Travel On Sale"

SINGAPORE, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its recently announced "Travel On" campaign, leading international online travel services provider Trip.com Group has announced an industry-wide "Travel On Sale" promotion, which will offer flexible advance bookings for a range of travel products. The promotion will be accompanied by a...

Huawei Launches New Virtual AI Academy in Singapore to Accelerate Training and Upskilling of ICT professionals

Huawei also announced its plans to strengthen joint solution innovation with local ecosystem partners as Singapore moves into Covid-19 economic recovery SINGAPORE, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Huawei called for closer collaboration with its local partners to boost joint solution innovation as Singapore moves into Covid-19 economic recovery at the inaugural...

Trip.com Group joins Google to launch Travel Trends Report

SINGAPORE, June 23, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As part of its recently announced "Travel On" campaign, leading international online travel services provider Trip.com Group has joined Google to launch the Trip.com Group x Google Travel Trends Report.   Google China Head of Industry (OTA) Wilson Wu (pictured) announces the joint Travel Trends...

Holmusk Offers Coaching Programme to Help Children and Youths Make Healthier Choices

SINGAPORE, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Holmusk is now offering a new coaching programme in Singapore which reaches out to severely overweight children, youths and parents in a convenient manner using a non face-to-face approach and guides them to make healthy lifestyle changes. This leverages Holmusk's technology to improve outcomes...

BenQ Launches GS2 Wireless Portable Projector for Versatile Family Entertainment in Singapore

Entertainment device safeguards eye health while offering console gaming, video streaming, and educational experiences during Phase 2 of Singapore's reopening SINGAPORE, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- BenQ, the world-leading DLP projector brand, today launched the GS2, a wireless portable LED projector designed especially for the Singapore market to maximize home entertainment...

An Invitation to the World by Qingdao Conson Hai Tian Center

QINGDAO, China, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 20, Urban Headquarters Economy & New Trend of Transition to New from Old Economic Engines (Qingdao) Forum and Qingdao Conson Hai Tian Center Global Press Conference was held in Qingdao International Convention Center. Experts and elites from home and abroad gathered to...

UnionPay International Pledges Support for Stronger Financial Cooperation Between Shanghai and Singapore

SHANGHAI, June 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global payment network, UnionPay International (UPI), has pledged its support for stronger financial cooperation between Shanghai and Singapore at the 12th Lujiazui Forum 2020, a major financial summit held in Shanghai, China on 18 and 19 June. At the event, Cai Jianbo, Chairman of UnionPay...

Bigo Live And Razer Kick It Up A Notch With Music Festival Following Cloud Clubbing Success

SINGAPORE, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Bigo Live, a global leading livestreaming platform and Razer, the world's leading lifestyle brand for gamers are pleased to announce a virtual music festival - Cloud Clubbing: The Epic Marathon - for cloud clubbers on 23 May 2020 evening till the early morn on 24...

AirHost Awarded by Booking.com as a Premier Connectivity Partner

SINGAPORE, May 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- AirHost, a leading Hospitality Management Software (HMS) company in Japan with a growing presence in the ASEAN region, received recognition by Booking.com, the world's leading online reservation platform, as a Premier Connectivity Partner for 2020. AirHost is proud to be amongst the 76 organisations...

LTO Philippines Launches New Online Portal From DERMALOG

The Philippine Land Transportation Office (LTO) is one of the island state's most essential authorities providing all services related to land transportation. Supported by the German company DERMALOG, the agency has launched a new portal that gives Philippine citizens online access to all LTO services without long waiting times MANILA,...

Bigo Live 'Global BIGOer One World Together' brings together 3.7million people from 150 countries to raise funds for WHO Solidarity Response Fund

The "Global BIGOer One World Together" fundraising campaign witnessed 3.7 million viewers coming together on 14 May 2020 to support the fight against COVID-19. US$100,000 was raised through a 24-hour campaign and all funds raised will be donated to the World Health Organisation's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund The fundraiser is...

MGID Has Signed a New Partnership with KG Media Digital to Bring Highly Relevant User Experiences to Their Audiences

This partnership allows KG Media Digital (Digital Media Group of Kompas Gramedia) to utilize MGID's monetization solutions, resulting in improved revenue, engagement and user experiences JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- MGID, a global native advertising platform, has become the exclusive native ad provider for KG Media Digital – the biggest...

Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia Celebrates 50 Years of Educational Excellence

BANGI, Malaysia, May 18, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (UKM), one of Malaysia's oldest universities, which started as a national people's university for the promotion of Bahasa Melayu as a world language of knowledge, celebrates its 50th anniversary today.  Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia 47th Convocation Ceremony, Bangi, Malaysia Taking a...

YouTrip Launches Marketplace for Creatives to Support 100+ Local Creators Affected by COVID-19 with #CraftWithLove Campaign

YouTrip shines the spotlight on Singaporean creatives with a marketplace to showcase the talents of our local creative scene The #CraftWithLove marketplace is dedicated to the discovery of creatives, and to show support through social media or purchase of their merchandise With the lack of travelling, this initiative aims to...

TikTok Donates Over S$350,000 to Support Local Communities Affected By COVID-19

In partnership with Community Chest and local non-profit groups, HealthServe and ItsRainingRaincoats, the contribution will support frontline medical staff, migrant workers and other vulnerable groups SINGAPORE, May 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As Singapore rallies in the fight against COVID-19 during this circuit breaker period, TikTok, the leading destination for short-form...

Signed, Sealed, Delivered - Ebb & Flow Group Introduces 100% Plant-Based Burgers with Delivery Service

SINGAPORE, May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- A fully vegan and classic American style menu is now available to water mouths all across Singapore. Introducing Love Handle Burgers, Ebb & Flow Group's latest culinary concept. A wholesome and delicious blast from the past, Love Handle is bringing back fast food in...

Top Research Firm Names dotdigital as a Strong Performer in Email Marketing Service Providers Report

LONDON, May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- dotdigital [DOTD], the leading omnichannel marketing automation platform today announced that Forrester Research has positioned dotdigital as a strong performer in its report, The Forrester Wave™: Email Marketing Service providers, Q2 2020.     Forrester has researched, analysed, and scored 13 email service providers...

Bigo Live Announces 'Global BIGOer One World Together' Fundraising Campaign To Support WHO In Fight Against COVID-19

The "Global BIGOer One World Together" fundraising campaign brings together the global BIGO community to raise donations for the World Health Organization's COVID-19 Solidarity Response Fund Campaign highlights include the release of a music video featuring 100 broadcasters from over 20 countries, showcasing solidarity. Viewers are invited to enjoy a...

Henley & Partners: Surge in US Investors Seeking Thai Residence

LONDON, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand's sought-after Thailand Elite Residence Program has seen a significant increase in applications from US citizens since the start of the year and the outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic. The latest sales figures reveal that the number of US applicants in the first three months...

MyGroser Expects Faster Growth in Online Grocery Business; Opens Investment Round for Expansion across Southeast Asia

Service has clear path to profitability on the back of demonstrated technology stack, end to end supply chain management, owned delivery assets, and fast growing consumer base Diverse management team bring balance of gender, experience and enthusiasm to revitalise a traditional business for the digital age Availability of service through...

Yili Group Donates Over 170,000 Face Masks to Thailand in Coronavirus Fight

BANGKOK, May 12, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Asia dairy giant Yili Group cooperates with its Thai subsidiary Chomthana and Thailand Siam Dragon Association to deliver 170,400 face masks and other anti-epidemic supplies to the Thai Ministry of Public Health, Royal Thai Police and Phuket Police Headquarters, Thai Red Cross Society, and Pathum Thani Hospital...

Kraft Heinz Collaborates with Malaysian Red Crescent to Help Single Mothers During COVID-19

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Kraft Heinz as the one of the largest food companies globally, partners with Malaysian Red Crescent on project #responsMALAYSIA – an initiative that aims to support single mothers in Malaysia during the COVID-19 pandemic through the distribution of essential food to ensure that those in need...

ESMOD Jakarta Course Center Opened Online Classes with Donations and Sharing Good Things During COVID-19 PANDEMIC

JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ESMOD Jakarta Course Center opened online classes with donations for fashion enthusiasts starting March 2020. The online classes, which are conducted from home, includes: Fashion Business, Pattern Technique, Drawing Technique and Do-It-Yourself (DIY). Online classes are held from Wednesday to Friday with a...

Yili Donates 100,000 Surgical Masks, 2,000 Protective Suits and 2,000 Pairs of Goggles to Indonesia Presidential Staff Office

JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Building on the commitment to reinforce the global frontline fight against the Covid-19 pandemic, Yili Group, the No.1 dairy company in Asia, worked with PT Green Asia Food Indonesia to send personal protective equipment (PPE) to Indonesia as part of the relief effort...

Telkomsel's Dunia Games and Garena Hosts the "Indonesia Games Championship 2020" eSports Tournament

JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Telkomsel announced the return of the biggest eSports tournament in Indonesia, Indonesia Games Championship (IGC). Telkomsel's Dunia Games collaborates with Garena to host IGC 2020 which will be held from May to September 2020. The tournament is expected to attract more than 32.000...

New Music Community App Soundfyr Gains 350,000 Downloads Within First Month of Worldwide Launch

New Music Community App Globally Empowers Independent Musicians, Promotes Music Discovery & Live Interaction with Fans SINGAPORE, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Soundfyr (pronounced, Sound-fire), a global music community championing original independent music founded by renowned Radio DJ and producer, fyr aka doctormix, to support independent young musicians worldwide in...

Legends of Runeterra Coins Now Available for Purchase on Codashop

SINGAPORE, May 7, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Today Coda Payments ("Coda") and Riot Games, the developer of League of Legends, announced that players in eight markets across Southeast Asia, including Singapore, can purchase Coins for Legends of Runeterra, Riot's free-to-play strategy card game set in the world of League of Legends,...

DoctorOnCall Partners Shopee Malaysia to Offer More COVID-19 Test Options to Shoppers

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, May 6, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- With Malaysians settling into the next phase of the Movement Control Order (MCO) and the new normal, access to digital healthcare services is increasingly important. To ensure more Malaysians have convenient access, DoctorOnCall has entered into a Partnership with Shopee Malaysia. The...

Journeys at Home for Asian Luxury Travellers by dREAMSCAPE

dREAMSCAPE, Asia-based luxury travel operator designed for Asian luxury travellers, has launched a series of educational programs from the world's best luxury providers during #StayHome called Journeys at Home. dREAMSCAPE aims to become the leader of innovation in luxury travel industry, with focus target in South East Asia Market SINGAPORE,...

Vatel Thailand Offers an International Double Degree in Hotel Management with a New Option to Graduate in 3 Years

BANGKOK, May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Vatel Thailand, a partnership between France's Vatel Hotel & Tourism Business School and Thailand's Silpakorn University, are accepting applications for the August 2020 intake of its BBA in Hotel Management, an international double degree program preparing students for a successful career in the hotel...

Pre-Registration for Mobile puzzle game 'Disney POP TOWN' now open for its Thailand Release

SundayToz opens Pre-Registration for 'Disney POP TOWN' in Thailand with a special LINE event Add 'SundayToz' as a LINE friend to pre-register and receive unique 'Disney POP TOWN' stickers. 'Disney POP TOWN' is continually being updated with new chapters, stories and original character costumes to meet players' expectations. SEOUL, South...

Rapyd Unveils Payout and Disbursement Research, Identifies Preferences Across Asia Pacific Region in New Report

The Rapyd 2020 State of Disbursements: Asia Pacific Outlook report provides a first-of-its-kind look at how consumers across Asia prefer to be paid, allowing digital businesses worldwide to grow their market share in the region SINGAPORE and LONDON, May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapyd, a global Fintech as a Service...

HotForex Offers Clients and Partners the Ultimate Performance Reward

Award winning broker of choice HotForex is celebrating its 10 years anniversary by offering all of its loyal clients and Partners generous withdrawable rewards every month from a prize pool of $2,000,000 PORT LOUIS, Mauritius, May 5, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- HotForex, the award-winning forex and commodities broker on CFDs, was founded...

AEXON to Establish the First Tokenised Co-Working Space Ecosystem in ASEAN

The community will be driven by the AEXON Utility Token (AXN) as a digital currency for peerless transactions between members and businesses SINGAPORE, May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The AEXON Project is an initiative from Singapore that aims to empower gateway communities across ASEAN by establishing co-working spaces integrated with...

P&G and Shopee inspires home shopping with 'Show Me My Home' experiential microsite in Southeast Asia

SINGAPORE, May 4, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Procter & Gamble (NYSE:PG), a leading fast-moving consumer goods company, announces collaboration with Shopee, a leading e-commerce platform in Southeast Asia and Taiwan, with the launch of Show Me My Home*, an online campaign that simulates the household environment to provide consumers with a seamless and easy online...

ASEAN Agrees Seven Tourism Cooperation Efforts Amidst the COVID-19 Pandemic

JAKARTA, Indonesia, May 2, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- ASEAN member countries agreed seven cooperation efforts on tourism sector as a mitigation measure towards the tourism sector which is considered as the hardest sector hit by the COVID-19 pandemic. Indonesia's Vice Minister of Tourism and Creative Economy, Angela Tanoesoedibjo The Vice Minister of...

TECNO Mobile unveils the Pouvoir 4 Pro for the local market gaming and video creator community

Combining a larger than life 7-inch display with AI powered cameras and an extraordinary battery life that can last four days straight, Pouvoir 4 Pro becomes the latest and the most powerful addition to the Pouvoir family RANGOON, Myanmar, May 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- TECNO Mobile has unveiled a new addition...

Hailiang Education Group Inc. Announces Establishment of International Headquarters in Singapore

HANGZHOU, China, April 29, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Hailiang Education Group Inc. (Nasdaq: HLG) ("Hailiang Education", the "Company" or "we"), an education and management services provider of primary, middle, and high schools in the PRC, today announced the establishment of a wholly-owned international education headquarter in Singapore, Hailiang International Education Group Pte. Ltd....

SCS Makes Establishing a Company and Accounting Easier for Clients with Cloud-based e-Commerce Platform

The accounting e-commerce platform, the first of its kind in Singapore, enables SCS clients to incorporate companies, see prices and order a full range of XBRL reports online, with more services available soon. SINGAPORE, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Singapore Corporate Services Pte Ltd ("SCS"), a leading Singapore-based CPA firm,...

RIABU Launches Pledge2Pay in Support of SMEs in Singapore Through Covid-19

SINGAPORE, April 28, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- RIABU – the Singapore-based social fintech that helps SMEs get their invoices paid on time – is calling on Singapore's largest companies to pay invoices issued by their SME suppliers within thirty days, to help them survive the Covid-19 slowdown. To showcase those companies which have...

Yeo's Delivers Nutrition Drinks to Support the Singapore Community

SINGAPORE, April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Yeo Hiap Seng Group of Companies (Yeo's) is collaborating with the Ng Teng Fong Charitable Foundation, the family foundation of the majority shareholder, to deliver 75,000 cans of H2O to the Alliance of Guest Workers' Outreach and 120,000 cans of Yeo's nutrition drink to migrant workers...

Moovaz and shakers: Logistics start-up for global nomads secures $7 million Series A round

SINGAPORE, April 27, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Once a demographic dominated by affluent professionals, the face of the expat has dramatically shifted to welcome almost everyone, including a new generation of free-spirited, tech-savvy, globally-mobile adventurers keen to experience the world -- and Moovaz is helping them live the dream. Powered by...

Tencent's VooV Meeting now available in Malaysia, offering HD cloud conferencing services for enterprises

Asiasoft Malaysia, China Construction Bank Malaysia and Green Packet Berhad are among the first in Malaysia to integrate VooV Meeting into their business routine to maintain seamless communications and collaboration with partners during the coronavirus pandemic VooV Meeting provides extensive network across the globe with exceptional system stability especially in...

Singapore's First Multi-Currency Mobile Wallet YouTrip Sees 20% Growth in Consumer Spending On Global E-Commerce Platforms

Popular overseas shopping sites have recorded month-on-month transaction volume growth, such as Taobao (111%), ASOS (60%), Alibaba (41%), Aliexpress (17%) Local e-commerce sites like EZbuy (65%) and Lazada (11%) are hot favourites among Singaporeans Food delivery services grew exponentially between February and March, with PizzaHut Delivery in the lead at 49%,...

IMA Research Foundation Launches 2020 Call for Research Proposals

SINGAPORE, April 24, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IMA® (Institute of Management Accountants), the association of accountants and financial professionals in business, has launched its 2020 Call for Research Proposals through the IMA Research Foundation (IRF). The IRF is dedicated to funding relevant, thought-provoking research that furthers the knowledge and scope of accounting...

Rapyd Announces Solidarity Programme for Singapore Businesses to Adopt Digital Payments

The programme enables Singapore-registered businesses to quickly digitise their businesses, start accepting real-time digital payments, and minimise critical business costs. Quick access to PayNow, FAST, GrabPay, DBS PayLah!, OCBC PayAnyone, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, AXS or SAM kiosks, and SoCash SINGAPORE, April 22, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Rapyd, a global FinTech...

Global fintech platform NIUM partners with Geoswift to enable overseas customers to remit funds into China

Partnership allows customers to credit money to the receiver's UnionPay card account in real-time[1] SINGAPORE, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Global fintech platform NIUM has partnered with Geoswift, an innovative payment technology company connecting China and the rest of the world, to enable overseas customers to remit money into China....

Singapore's leading digital banking solution provider FOMO Pay makes 2020 first overseas foray into Malaysia

SINGAPORE, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- FOMO Pay, Singapore-based digital payment and digital banking solution provider, partnered with OCBC Bank (Malaysia) Berhad to develop OCBC OneCollect as its first merchant cross-border QRcode collection service project. This project follows the opening of FOMO Pay's new office in Malaysia, Kuala Lumpur. This move...

Pamerindo Indonesia: New Dates of CBME Indonesia 2020

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 21, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The only trade exhibition in children, baby, maternity industry is coming again in Indonesia. After its very successful event in 2019 by attracting more than 3000 visitors and bringing more than 120 brands from all over the world, Pamerindo Indonesia's CBME (Children, Baby, Maternity...

Vatel Thailand's BBA Provides Strong Footing For Hotel Managers and Entrepreneurs Alike, Dean says

BANGKOK, April 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Whether planning a career in international hotel and tourism management or setting up a boutique hotel, restaurant or cafe, a course providing the right balance between theory and hands-on experience will give students a strong footing, says the Director of Vatel Thailand, a part of the...

TCEB Launches Campaign to Strengthen MICE Entrepreneurs in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak

BANGKOK, April 20, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Thailand Convention and Exhibition Bureau or TCEB has announced two projects focusing on digital-based MICE services and health safety standard. TCEB Launches Campaign to Strengthen MICE Entrepreneurs in Response to COVID-19 Outbreak The first called "Virtual Meeting Space" (VMS) will help MICE entrepreneurs run...

ACG School Jakarta Undeterred by Coronavirus as Lessons Continue in Virtual Classrooms

JAKARTA, Indonesia, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- As pupils across Indonesia continue to face cancelled lessons, students of ACG School Jakarta have been experiencing life in virtual classrooms for the past several weeks, with guided online learning. As a member of Inspired Education Group, ACG School Jakarta has been able...

Sim Leisure Leverages on Established Reputation in Theme Park Business

SINGAPORE, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Sim Leisure Group Ltd ("Sim Leisure" or the "Company", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") is pleased to announce the signing of a Cooperation Agreement (the "Agreement") with China-based Guangzhou Daxin Water Park Equipment Co. Ltd ("Guangzhou Daxin"), which marks a significant development...

Bigo Live, Razer and Zouk Extends Cloud Clubbing Sets for Southeast Asian Party-goers

SINGAPORE, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The livestreaming platform BIGO LIVE, together with Razer, the world's leading lifestyle brand for gamers and Zouk Group, Singapore's foremost clubbing institution is proud to announce additional sets to the highly popular cloud clubbing series enjoyed by over 1.16m viewers to date. The upcoming set...

'One World: Together At Home' Global Special to Air on JOOX Music on April 19

JOOX Music Amplification Efforts Will Support "One World: Together at Home" Special by Reaching Music Lovers in Thailand, together with the Rest of the JOOX Music Markets Broadcast to Celebrate and Support of Healthcare Workers, to Feature Real Experiences from Doctors, Nurses and Families Around the World Will Include Performances...

Dominica Processes Citizenship by Investment Applications in Three Months

LONDON, April 17, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The Commonwealth of Dominica is the best country for Citizenship by Investment (CBI), according to an independent report published by FT Specialist. Reputable investors continue to trust it, while governments considering implementing a CBI Programme look up to Dominica as a benchmark.  Earlier this...

Pinterest Shares the Inspiration for Ramadan at Home

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Pinterest, Inc. (NYSE: PINS) today shares the ideas that are inspiring people on the platform to plan for Ramadan this year. Globally, Pinterest hit all-time highs in engagement this past week. Searches were up about 60% year on year, with new signups and Saves...

AsiaPay partners with Plug and Play Singapore Fintech Program

SINGAPORE, April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Plug and Play, the world's largest global innovation platform, and AsiaPay, the regional leading digital payment service and solution provider, have announced a new partnership to help AsiaPay work closer with innovative startups through Plug and Play's Singapore Fintech program. The primary focus will be...

Efficiency is Critical to Citizenship by Investment, St Kitts and Nevis CIU CEO Says

LONDON, April 16, 2020 /PRNewswire/-- Fast-track processing, experience and reliable due diligence are the defining features that position St Kitts and Nevis as the 'Platinum Standard' of Citizenship by Investment (CBI). This is according to Mr Les Khan, the CEO of the Caribbean country's Citizenship by Investment Unit (CIU), in...

SKEMA Business School's EQUIS Accreditation Renewed for Another Five Years

PARIS, April 15, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The accreditation body of EQUIS (EFMD) has just voted to reaccredit SKEMA Business School for five years, the maximum duration of the accreditation. Alice Guilhon SKEMA Business School - Photo by Lora Barra Photography SKEMA is among the very few business schools across the...

Digital Commerce Intelligence raises c. 1M to deliver real-time end consumer eCommerce data to assist brands & retailers during COVID-19

SINGAPORE, April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Digital Commerce Intelligence (DCI), an AI-driven start-up that tracks real-time eCommerce performance for consumer goods sold online, raised c. SGD 1 million funds from Velocity Partners to further enhance its service across Southeast Asia (SEA). KZ, Founder and CEO of Digital Commerce Intelligence Headquartered in...

Mobile Guardian Appoints Head of Asia Pacific to Spearhead Regional Growth

Mobile Guardian targets Asian expansion amid surging demand for its cloud-based, device management solutions as COVID-19 forces students and employees home. REIGATE, England, April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile Guardian, the leading cloud-based mobile device management (MDM) and classroom tools platform, has appointed Mark Julien as Head of Asia Pacific, reinforcing...

Budget Direct Insurance Provides Customers Free Unlimited COVID-19 Teleconsultation Services

SINGAPORE, April 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Award-winning online insurer Budget Direct Insurance has launched complimentary COVID-19 Virtual Clinic teleconsultation services for all active annual insurance policyholders in partnership with MyDoc, a regional digital healthcare company named 2020 Singapore Telehealth Company of the Year by Frost & Sullivan. Budget Direct Insurance...

Bigo Live Launches #STAYATBIGO Campaign To Support Stay-Home Efforts to Combat Covid-19

#STAYATBIGO campaign brings entertaining and engaging content for viewers as they stay home due to stay-home measures in Thailand Content includes informational sessions with medical professionals, home fitness sessions as well as fun and innovative cloud clubbing sessions Various engaging content such as "Q&A session with Doctors and Nurses", "DJ...

Planning for the Unexpected: SSI Schaefer and Partners Grow Cold-chain Capacity in South-East Asia's F&B Industry, adding 145 Million kg in Capacity in Two Years

Philippines first cold-chain solutions provider, powered by SSI Schaefer, enters operation, significantly boosting capacity and preparedness for unforeseen events. SINGAPORE, April 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- SSI Schaefer, the global leader of warehouse and logistics solutions in cooperation with ORCA, a pioneering cold-chain solutions provider, announced the opening of the Philippines...

Swordystory is Hosting a Fantastic Life Writing Contest -- Without Entry Fees

SINGAPORE, April 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The brand new subsidiary of Stary—Swordystory, launches a Fantastic Life Writing Contest to provide fantasy, adventure & doomsday stories to authors and readers. Swordystory is dedicated to support imaginative authors to win bonuses without entry fees. Fantasy, Adventure & Doomsday Genres With the number of...

LightInTheBox Distributes 200,000 Free Medical Face Masks to 40,000 Families in Malaysia in Partnership with Kerry Logistics

BEIJING, April 10, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- LightInTheBox Holding Co., Ltd. (NYSE: LITB) ("LightInTheBox" or the "Company"), a cross-border e-commerce platform that delivers products directly to consumers around the world, today announced that it partnered with Kerry Logistics Network Limited ("Kerry Logistics") (Stock Code: 0636.HK), a leading logistics service provider in...

NUS Expands its Quantum Computing Efforts in Southeast Asia with IBM

IBM and the National University of Singapore will support training and promote industry-academia collaboration to develop new software in quantum computing SINGAPORE, April 9, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and the National University of Singapore (NUS) today announced a new three-year collaboration in quantum computing research and training. At NUS, the...

Business forced closed during COVID-19, this Vietnamese entrepreneur turned around to release the national hit song to fight back the pandemic

HANOI, Vietnam, April 8, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Last week, amid Vietnam's nation-wide full lockdown, serial entrepreneur / artist Minh Beta released the song "Viet Nam oi! Danh Bay COVID" (Let's Fight COVID!). This catchy song was officially endorsed by Vietnam's Ministry of Health to uplift the nation's spirit during the...

VISTA Eye Specialist Launched Support for U.N. Sustainable Development Goals

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- VISTA Eye Specialist (VISTA), a leading eye specialist group in Malaysia, has launched its support to the United Nations (UN) Sustainable Development Goals (SDG) that comprises 17 goals in various aspects to achieve sustainability. As part of their core values - Giving...

Singapore Biennale 2019 Wraps Its Thought-Provoking and City-Wide Exhibition

The sixth edition goes beyond gallery walls through its wide-ranging programming and digital initiatives SINGAPORE, April 1, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- The sixth edition of the Singapore Biennale 2019 (SB2019) concluded on 22 March 2020, welcoming over 400,000 visitors across 11 venues with more than 26,000 participants taking part in its...

Singapore-headquartered Telehealth Start-up Doctor Anywhere Closes US$27 Million Series B Financing Led by Square Peg, EDBI and IHH Healthcare

SINGAPORE, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Doctor Anywhere, a regional tech-led healthcare company headquartered in Singapore, announced today that it has secured a US$27 million Series B financing round led by Square Peg -- the largest venture capital fund in Australia, Singapore Government investment arm -- EDBI, and IHH Healthcare, a leading international...

Via raises Series E financing to expand access to efficient, sustainable, and equitable public mobility across the globe

John Elkann, Chairman and CEO of EXOR, lead investor in the financing: "More important than ever to work for an innovative and sustainable future." NEW YORK, March 31, 2020 /PRNewswire/ -- Via, the company that provides digital infrastructure to power public mobility in cities around the world, announces today that it...