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  • 'Everbright-IDG Industrial Fund' Enters Third-Party Payment Market through Investment in China UMS ACN Newswire - 15 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Oct 21, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - China Everbright Limited ("CEL", 165.HK) is pleased to announce that the company and IDG Capital Partners ("IDG Capital") have jointly set up what is expected to be China's most influential industrial fund - "Everbright-IDG Industrial Fund" ("the Fund"). Following its earlier acquisition of a controlling stake in the Shanghai Film Art Academy, the Fund recently invested RMB2 billion to become the second largest shareholder and a board member of China UnionPay Merchant Services Co., Ltd. ("China UMS"), China's largest bankcard acquirer and China's third internet-enabled payment service provider.

  • Lubrizol and LEHVOSS Announce New Distribution Partnership ACN Newswire - 17 hours ago

    CLEVELAND, October 21, 2016 - The Lubrizol Corporations' Advanced Materials business announces a new distribution partnership with LEHVOSS Italia S.r.l. covering Italy, for Lubrizol's Pearlbond TM TPU ...

  • Everbright Investment Conference 2016: Leaders from the Investment Industry explore new frontiers in … ACN Newswire - 17 hours ago

    HONG KONG, Oct 21, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Around 450 business leaders from the investment industry gathered to examine the future of alternative asset management at the Everbright Investment Conference 2016, hosted by China Everbright Limited ("CEL", 165.HK) in Qingdao today. Themed "From Insight to Foresight: A New Era of Alternative Asset Management", the annual event is focused on discussions about new perspectives of alternative asset allocation, as well as CEL's insights into a number of specialised sectors. This year represented the fifth annual investment conference organised by CEL, Mayor of Qingdao ZHANG Xinqi attended the event to send his congratulation, while Deputy Mayor of Qingdao, Mr. WANG Guangzheng, delivered the welcoming speech and introduced the strong relationship between Qingdao and CEL as well as their strategic cooperation in economic, social development, financial innovation, capital operation platform, as well as fund development.

  • BT Wealth Industries PCL (SET:BTW) Focuses on the Basics ACN Newswire - 18 hours ago

    BANGKOK, Oct 21, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - BT Wealth Industries PCL ("BTW", SET:BTW) Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Chotic Russamitinakornkul discusses the company's strategy and outlook in The Executive Talk (TET) by TET: Please explain the history of BTW. BTW: We started in 1987 when the first offshore gas pipeline in Thailand was being installed by Unocal, which led to us beginning in the piping industry.

  • Toyota to Start Sales of Fuel Cell Buses under the Toyota Brand from Early 2017 ACN Newswire - 20 hours ago

    Toyota City, Japan, Oct 21, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Toyota Motor Corporation will begin to sell fuel cell buses (FC buses) under the Toyota brand from early 2017. Having already undergone repeated field tests for practical use, the Bureau of Transportation of the Tokyo Metropolitan Government plans to utilize two of these FC buses (model name: Toyota FC Bus) as fixed-route buses. Toyota plans to introduce over 100 FC buses mainly in the Tokyo area, ahead of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

  • Nanobiotix's partner, PharmaEngine, has launched a new NBTXR3 clinical trial in head and neck cancers … ACN Newswire - Fri, Oct 21, 2016 5:53 AM AEDT

    NANOBIOTIX (Euronext: NANO - ISIN: FR0011341205), a late clinical-stage nanomedicine company pioneering novel approaches for the local treatment of cancer, today announced that its Asia-Pacific partner, PharmaEngine, has dosed its first patient in a new Phase I/II trial in patients with head and neck cancers patient receiving radiotherapy plus chemotherapy, this October. The trial is evaluating the optimal dose, safety and preliminary efficacy of Nanobiotix's lead product.

  • Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair Opens Next Month ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 11:05 PM AEDT

    HONG KONG, Oct 20, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Organised by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), the ninth HKTDC Hong Kong International Wine & Spirits Fair will be held at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre from 10 to 12 November. A renowned trading and promotion platform for the industry, this year's fair will feature fine wine and spirits from more than 1,060 exhibitors from 36 countries and regions, and offer over 60 special events. Speaking at today's press conference, Sophia Chong, Assistant Executive Director, HKTDC, said that Hong Kong is a prominent wine trading and distribution hub in the region.

  • Discovery Communications Announces 'Project C.A.T.: Conserving Acres for Tigers' ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 9:00 PM AEDT

    San Francisco / Singapore, Oct 20, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Discovery Communications announced today a historic partnership with World Wildlife Fund (WWF) through which Discovery will fund and help conserve nearly 1 million acres of protected habitat in India and Bhutan to protect and increase the wild tiger population. "The global movement to protect tigers just got one million acres stronger," said David Zaslav, President and CEO of Discovery Communications, who made today's announcement.

  • Mitsubishi Motors Joins Renault-Nissan Alliance ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 8:27 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 20, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Motors Corporation (MMC) announces that Nissan Motor Co., Ltd. (Nissan) has become its largest shareholder after completing the purchase of 34% of MMC-issued stock for 237 billion JPY.

  • Fashion Hong Kong's Successful Return to Tokyo Fashion Week ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 7:20 PM AEDT

    Overwhelming Response to Hong Kong Fashion and Accessories Brands HONG KONG, Oct 20, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Supported by the Hong Kong Trade Development Council (HKTDC), three leading Hong Kong fashion ...

  • NEC Develops Mobile Edge Computing Platform ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 7:06 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 20, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) today announced the development of the "IoT Service Enabler," a platform capable of automatic network management and control which can also be used for Mobile Edge Computing (MEC), an architecture for next-generation wireless infrastructure. The IoT Service Enabler incorporates application interfaces for services, network interfaces defined by 3GPP, and interfaces for sensors and cameras defined by OneM2M, a global standards initiative for Machine to Machine (M2M) communications and the Internet of Things (IoT).

  • Showa Denko Acquires the Graphite Electrode Business of SGL Carbon SE ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 6:58 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 20, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Showa Denko K.K. ("SDK"; TSE:4004) agreed with SGL Carbon SE, a carbon and graphite product manufacturer headquartered in Wiesbaden, Germany ("SGL ...

  • Companies Set Up to Run World's Most Advanced Coal-Fired Thermal Power Plants in Fukushima ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 6:42 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 20, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation Power Ltd., a subsidiary of Mitsubishi Corporation, along with Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, Ltd., Mitsubishi Electric Corporation, Tokyo Electric ...

  • Fujitsu Laboratories Develops New Architecture that Rivals Quantum Computers in Utility ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 6:11 PM AEDT

    KAWASAKI, Japan, Oct 20, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced that it has collaborated with the University of Toronto to develop a new computing architecture to tackle a range of real-world issues by solving combinatorial optimization problems(1), which involve finding the best combination of elements out of an enormous set of element combinations. This architecture employs conventional semiconductor technology with flexible circuit configurations to allow it to handle a broader range of problems than current quantum computing(2) can manage. In addition, multiple computation circuits can be run in parallel to perform the optimization computations, enabling scalability in terms of problem size and processing speed.

  • Fujitsu Technology to Elicit New Insights from Graph Data that Expresses Ties between People and Thi … ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 5:37 PM AEDT

    KAWASAKI, Japan, Oct 20, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. today announced the development of machine learning technology that enables highly accurate analysis of graph-structured data that expresses the relationships between people and things. Fujitsu Laboratories has now developed new technology that allows existing deep learning technology, which has already achieved extremely high accuracy in image and voice recognition, to be applied to graph-structured data.

  • Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Develops "MVR-Fx," High-Precision Double-Column Machining Center … ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 4:39 PM AEDT

    - Achieves High-Definition, High-Precision Surface Machining - TOKYO, Oct 20, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Machine Tool Co., Ltd., a Group company of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries, ...

  • StarChip's Security IC Chip for Bank Card Based on HHGrace eNVM Process Acquires a CQM Certification … ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 4:11 PM AEDT

    SHANGHAI, Oct 20, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Shanghai Huahong Grace Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation ("HHGrace"), a wholly owned subsidiary of Hua Hong Semiconductor Limited (Stock code 1347.HK), ...

  • GGDC Celebrates Topping Off of the First Phase of GGLC in Clark, Philippines ACN Newswire - Thu, Oct 20, 2016 2:12 PM AEDT

    The state-of-art business and logistics city is predicted to be the country's next growth centre Clark, Philippines, Oct 20, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Global Gateway Development Corporation (GGDC), the developer ...

  • Studio City Celebrates 1st Anniversary ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 10:28 PM AEDT

    Resort Transforms Macau's Entertainment Landscape in its Stellar First Year HONG KONG, Oct 19, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - Studio City, the Hollywood-inspired, cinematically-themed integrated entertainment, ...

  • A Partner for Half a Century: Corolla's 50 Year Journey ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 8:19 PM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Oct 19, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fifty years ago, on October 20, 1966, at a time when interest in cars was growing rapidly in Japan, Toyota unveiled the first-generation Corolla. The Toyota Corolla is a five-passenger vehicle from Japan that is positioned as the "most accessible car" in the market. In the development of the Corolla, Toyota's engineers have spent years bringing together the best of the company's technologies to offer to the public.

  • PuraPharm Wins Corporate Achievement Award at Outstanding Import & Export Enterprise Awards 2016 ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 7:31 PM AEDT

    Mr. Abraham Chan, Founder, Chairman, Chief Executive Officer and Executive Director of PuraPharm (2nd from left) receives the award on stage. HONG KONG, Oct 19, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - PuraPharm Corporation Limited ("PuraPharm" or the "Group", HK:1498), a leading Hong Kong-based Chinese medicine company specialising in the research and development, production and sale of Concentrated Chinese Medicine Granules ("CCMG") products under the "Nong's" brand, is delighted to announce that it has been awarded "Corporate Achievement Award" at the Outstanding Import and Export Enterprise Awards 2016 yesterday.

  • Toyota to Mark the 10th Anniversary of the Classic Car Festival in Tokyo ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 5:01 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 19, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - The Toyota Automobile Museum will host the 2016 Classic Car Festival at Meiji Jingu Gaien Park in Shinjuku, Tokyo on November 26. The goal of the car festival is to nurture and promote automobile culture, as well as to encourage interaction among car fans. To celebrate the 10th anniversary of the festival in Tokyo, a commemorative logo featuring 10 stars has been created, and special attractions will also be made available for visitors.

  • StatPro Group PLC - Q3 Trading Update ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 4:13 PM AEDT

    19 October 2016 StatPro Group PLC Q3 trading update StatPro Group plc, ("StatPro", "the Group", AIM: SOG), the cloud-based portfolio analysis and asset pricing services provider for ...

  • MHPS Receives Order for GTCC Power Generation System For Navoi 2 Power Plant in Uzbekistan ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 3:46 PM AEDT

    YOKOHAMA, Japan, Oct 19, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems, Ltd. (MHPS) together with Mitsubishi Corporation, has received an order for a full turnkey contract for the high efficient power generation equipment, including a M701F gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC), of the Navoi 2 Power Plant to be built by the Republic of Uzbekistan national utility, Uzbekenergo (a Joint Stock Company). The 450 megawatt class GTCC supplies 200 Gcal/h of steam as well as electricity and its commercial operation is scheduled to commence in 2019.

  • Mitsubishi Corporation to Construct Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant in Uzbekistan ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 3:14 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 19, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Mitsubishi Corporation (MC), together with Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems Ltd. (MHPS), has been awarded a full turnkey contract by Joint Stock Company Uzbekenergo for the Construction of a Combined Cycle Cogeneration Plant at the Navoi Thermal Power Station in southern Uzbekistan. MHPS will supply the main components while MC, together with Calik Enerji Sanayi ve Ticaret A.S. (CE)(1), a Turkey-based engineering and construction company partially sponsored by MC, will supply the remaining components needed for plant construction and conduct inland transportation as well as civil engineering and installation works.

  • Fujitsu Bolsters Blockchain Security Technology ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 1:53 PM AEDT

    KAWASAKI, Japan, Oct 19, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd. and Fujitsu Laboratories of America, Inc. have developed blockchain-based security technologies to safely and securely handle confidential data between multiple organizations. The most prominent characteristic of a blockchain is that it provides information sharing with high transparency and reliability, without management by a specific trusted organization. In addition, document management applications preserving the original state of documents lead to issues in creating a system that could limit which people would be allowed to reference the information recorded in the blockchain.

  • 3E Company Develops New Base Chemical Classification Library to Streamline Hazard Communication Auth … ACN Newswire - Wed, Oct 19, 2016 1:03 AM AEDT

    Robust GHS Compliant Substance Classification Content Can Reduce Complexity,Improve Accuracy, and Increase Efficiency in Chemical Regulatory ComplianceCarlsbad, Calif., October 18, 2016 - 3E Company, a leading provider of environmental health and safety (EH&S) compliance and information management services, today announced the launch of its new Base Chemical Classification Library. 3E Company is a Verisk Analytics (Nasdaq:VRSK - News) business.3E developed the Base Chemical Classification Library in conformance with the United Nations' Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labelling of Chemicals (GHS).

  • Eco Expo Asia & Building and Hardware Fair to Spotlight New Environmental Technology & Green Product … ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 10:36 PM AEDT

    Transportation Experience Zone, Public Day to Promote Green Living HONG KONG, Oct 18, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The 11th edition of Eco Expo Asia and the HKTDC Hong Kong International Building and Hardware ...

  • Singapore International Robo Expo debuts as the Robotics Sector is Poised for Accelerated Growth ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 8:52 PM AEDT

    SINGAPORE, Oct 18, 2016 - (ACN Newswire) - The first Singapore International Robo Expo (SIRE), organised by Experia Events and co-organised by the Singapore Industrial Automation Association (SIAA), will be held from 1 to 2 November 2016, at Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands. Themed Forging the Future of Robotics Solutions, SIRE will comprise an exhibition, product demonstrations, networking sessions and conferences.

  • NEC Uses SDN to Develop a Network for Keio University Hospital ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 8:06 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 18, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) used its Software-Defined Networking (SDN) solution to develop a safe and flexible in-hospital network that facilitates collaboration between basic research and clinical healthcare in the new ward of Keio University Hospital, one of Japan's most prestigious medical institutions. "Keio University Hospital is an advanced treatment hospital that accepts nearly 3,000 outpatients per day. The new hospital ward was constructed with the aim of not only integrating basic and clinical medicine and healthcare, but also to offer optimal healthcare services as a leader in the field," said Tsutomu Takeuchi, Hospital Director, Keio University Hospital.

  • Juho Hanninen Named as TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRC Driver in 2017! ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 7:36 PM AEDT

    Toyota City, Japan, Oct 18, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - TOYOTA GAZOO Racing is delighted to announce that Finnish driver Juho Hanninen and his co-driver Kaj Lindstrom will compete in the 2017 FIA World Rally Championship. Led by four-time World Rally Champion Tommi Makinen, the TOYOTA GAZOO Racing WRC team has been working around the clock and racking up the miles in the Yaris WRC since the beginning of the year.

  • PSA Group to Equip Millions of Connected Cars with Gemalto M2M Solution ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 4:12 PM AEDT

    - LinqUs On-Demand Connectivity enables flexible subscription management over the entire vehicle lifecycle - Streamlines logistics for global rollout of PSA Group connected cars AMSTERDAM, Oct 18, 2016 ...

  • Fujitsu Develops Traffic-Video-Analysis Technology Based on Image Recognition and Machine Learning ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 3:00 PM AEDT

    Adds highly accurate functionality to existing camera systems, at low cost Fujitsu Laboratories Ltd.,Fujitsu Research and Development Center Co., Ltd. Figure 1: Sample classifications using training data ...

  • Honda to Exhibit World Premiere of Planned Production Model of All-new WR-V Compact SUV at Sao Paulo … ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 1:45 PM AEDT

    Design sketch of the planned production model of all-new WR-V Sao Paulo, Brazil, Oct 18, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Honda Automoveis do Brasil Ltda., the Honda automobile production and sales subsidiary in ...

  • Fujitsu Releases Twenty-four New Enterprise PC and Tablet Models in Twelve Product Series ACN Newswire - Tue, Oct 18, 2016 1:33 PM AEDT

    TOKYO, Oct 18, 2016 - (JCN Newswire) - Fujitsu Limited and Fujitsu Client Computing Limited today announced the release of 24 new enterprise Windows models in twelve product series, including five desktop PC models in three series, eleven laptop models in five series, six tablet models in two series, and two workstation models in two series. The FUJITSU Tablet ARROWS Tab Windows tablet models reflect customer wants based on Fujitsu's track record of providing tablets to customers.