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China's Tibet reaps fruitful results in glacier protection

BEIJING, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- A news reported by People's Daily:  Mount Qomolangma, also known as Mount Everest in the West, is the world's highest peak and one of the most famous snow-capped mountains. Thanks to enhanced efforts of ecological protection, Mount Qomolangma and its surrounding areas have seen better environmental conditions in recent years. Recently, preliminary results were published on China's second scientific... Read More

Revolut launches cryptocurrency service in Singapore, enabling customers to buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies instantly via Revolut app

SINGAPORE, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Revolut, the global financial superapp with more than 20 million customers worldwide, today launched a new cryptocurrency service in Singapore, enabling customers to securely buy, hold and sell cryptocurrencies with the tap of a button. Revolut is providing all customers in Singapore with more than 80 tokens available via its app.Revolut does not apply any hidden fees and applies a 2.5% transaction fee... Read More

Fullerton Health Completes Merger Led By RRJ Capital; Stronger Balance Sheet and New Corporate Structure Will Propel Post-Pandemic Growth Opportunities

SINGAPORE, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Fullerton Health Corporation Limited ("Fullerton Health" or the "Company") announced today that it has completed a merger led by RRJ Capital ("RRJ") involving an equity injection by the private equity firm and a senior loan totalling S$390 million. The merger delivers a stronger balance sheet and a new capital structure which will propel post-pandemic growth opportunities for the pan-Asian healthcare... Read More

The Adecco Group: HALF YEAR REPORT 2022

ZURICH, Switzerland, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- AD HOC ANNOUNCEMENT pursuant to Art. 53 Listing Rules of SIX Swiss Exchange HALF YEAR Report 2022The Adecco Group Half Year Report 2022 is now available in the Ad Hoc section of the Group's website, which is directly accessible by clicking here.   Contact - Investor Relations, +41 (0)44 878 88 88 SOURCE The Adecco Group Read More

Cielo continues global expansion, opens new office in India

GURUGRAM, India, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cielo, the world's leading Talent Acquisition Partner, has launched its first office in India. The new workspace in Gurugram, just southwest of New Delhi, is a critical milestone in Cielo's expansion across the Asia Pacific region. Cielo's India team delivers fresh and proven talent acquisition solutions to diverse organizations across the IT, engineering, life sciences, automotive and consulting... Read More

Pando Asset Listed First Crypto ETP on SIX Swiss Exchange

ZURICH, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Pando Asset, as the fifth new crypto ETP issuer to join SIX Swiss Exchange this year, has attracted much market attentions since its listing on 27, July. Being the first crypto ETP listed on SIX Swiss Exchange of Pando Asset, as of 3 August, Pando Asset crypto 6 ETP closed at $21.66, up to 9.78% growth compared to the issue price of $19.73, traded with the Bloomberg symbol "PNDS".... Read More

Microsoft becomes Cicada Innovation's first 'Constellation Partner' at the National Space Industry Hub

SYDNEY, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft has been announced as the first 'Constellation Partner' at the National Space Industry Hub (NSIH) delivered by Cicada Innovations, in a significant demonstration of growing industry support for Australia's emerging space industry. The NSIH Constellation Partners Program was designed to engage industry and foster investment in the local space industry. This will enable the NSIH to expand its... Read More

Cyware and Bangkok MSP Join Hands to Offer Advanced MSSP Cyber Fusion and SOC Automation Services

SINGAPORE, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Cyware, the industry's leading provider of technology platform to build Cyber Fusion Centers for Enterprises and MSSPs/MDRs and threat intelligence sharing for ISACs, ISAOs, CERTs, and others is announcing a partnership with Bangkok MSP, the leading cybersecurity solutions and service provider in Thailand for building Thailand's first Cyber Fusion Center for MSSPs. Bangkok MSP is the latest addition to... Read More

ROSHN signs agreement to sponsor and rename Jeddah Waterfront

RIYADH and JEDDAH, Saudi Arabia, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- In the presence of His Excellency the Mayor of Jeddah, Mr. Saleh bin Ali Al-Turki, ROSHN, the national real estate developer wholly owned by the Public Investment Fund and Rotana Star Neon Company, signed an agreement to sponsor the Jeddah Waterfront and transform its name into "ROSHN Waterfront". Read More

Sun Life Appoints Chris Wei to EVP and Chief Client and Innovation Officer

TORONTO, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Kevin Strain, President and CEO of Sun Life, is pleased to announce the appointment of Chris Wei as Executive Vice-President and Chief Client and Innovation Officer (CCIO), reporting to him. Chris brings more than 25 years of global leadership experience in insurance and wealth management and will be a member of Sun Life's Executive Team. In this newly created role, Chris will be responsible for leading... Read More

Zetron and Queensland Rail Expand 20 Year Partnership with Fully Integrated Voice Recording Solution

BRISBANE, Australia, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Zetron, a global leader in integrated mission critical communications technology, today announced it has won a five-year contract from Queensland Rail to design, install, and provide ongoing support for a fully integrated voice recording solution.  As part of this new contract, Zetron will deploy two Eventide NexLog 840DX voice recorders at each of the three Queensland Rail Network Control... Read More

Franklin Templeton, Inc. Renews with Empire State Realty Trust for 79k Square Feet at 100 First Stamford Place

STAMFORD, Conn., Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced that Franklin Templeton, a global investment management organization, renewed its lease for 79,059 square feet at 100 First Stamford Place, which represents about 10% of building square footage. Located in one of Connecticut's premier business districts, the award-winning office campus at First Stamford Place consists of 777,174 rentable square... Read More

PENFOLDS LAUNCH TWO INAUGURAL FRENCH WINES

ADELAIDE, Australia, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in Penfolds history, the annual Collection release in August will comprise three country of origin portfolios – Australian, Californian and the inaugural French release, showcasing Penfolds enduring 'House Style' in a global context.   Penfolds 'House Style' allows and embraces the freedom to explore premium viticultural regions across Australia and the world, with a global... Read More

Music industry veteran Lefroy Verghese joins Audio Network

LONDON, Aug. 4, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Lefroy Verghese, a high-profile licensing and A executive with more than two decades of experience in the music business, has joined global production music company Audio Network as general manager of its Asia-Pacific (APAC) region. His hiring indicates a significant commitment to expanding the company's APAC operations as it continues to break ground in creating original, high-quality music for... Read More

Co-Founder Yi He To Lead Binance's $7.5B Venture Capital Arm

DUBAI, UAE, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Binance, the world's leading blockchain ecosystem behind the largest cryptocurrency exchange, today announced the appointment of its Co-Founder Yi He as the new head of its venture capital (VC) arm and incubator, Binance Labs. "As part of the founding team, Yi has been actively involved in Labs since its inception and has played a pivotal role in identifying early-stage projects and founders with the... Read More

Ping An Ranks 25th in the Fortune Global 500 List, 1st among mixed-ownership Chinese enterprises

HONG KONG and SHANGHAI, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- With sustained performance and growth, Ping An Insurance (Group) Company of China, Ltd. (hereafter "Ping An" or the "Group", HKEX: 2318; SSE: 601318) ranked 25th on the 2022 Fortune Global 500 list with its revenue recorded USD199.6 billion in 2021. The Group ranked 4th among global financial enterprises, 7th among the Mainland Chinese enterprises, and maintained 1st place among mixed-... Read More

Women's World Banking Announces 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge to Elevate Fintechs with New Solutions to Close the Gender Gap in Financial Services

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Women's World Banking announced today the 2023 Fintech Innovation Challenge, a global competition to highlight and advance solutions to close the gender gap through digital financial services. Now in its fourth year and the only women-centered fintechs competition, the Challenge will provide a platform for later stage fintechs working to address the persistent challenges in serving the low-income women's... Read More

Firmenich Appoints Maurizio Clementi ad interim President of its Taste & Beyond Division

GENEVA, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Firmenich, the world's largest privately-owned fragrance and taste company, is pleased to announce the appointment of Maurizio Clementi as ad interim President of its Taste Beyond division, effective immediately. This move follows former President Emmanuel Butstraen's recent appointment as Chief Integration Officer overseeing the upcoming DSM-Firmenich merger. Maurizio will remain in role until the... Read More

HAVAS HEALTH & YOU PARTNERS WITH REPUBLICA HAVAS TO CREATE REPUBLICA HAVAS HEALTH

NEW YORK, Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- Havas Health You, the world's largest health and wellness network, and industry leader Republica Havas today announced the creation of a new agency, Republica Havas Health, to help foster health equity for multicultural patients and consumers. Republica Havas's new division will be led by Co-founder, Chairman and CEO Jorge A. Plasencia, and will leverage the scale of HH to reach brands and consumers... Read More

KPM Analytics Introduces New Discrete Analyzer to Complete Its SmartChem® Product Line

WESTBOROUGH, Mass., Aug. 3, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- KPM Analytics (www.kpmanalytics.com) announced a new model to complete its SmartChem® line of wet-chemistry discrete analyzers. The SmartChem® 210 adds a low-mid capacity analyzer that features the same user-friendly graphical software suite used in larger SmartChem® systems, simplifying operation and reducing training time. The SmartChem® 210 is a flexible productivity platform for... Read More