This year, local Ironman triathlete and founder of Rock The Naked Truth, Cheryl Tay, will be participating in the annual Volvic® Volcanic Experience (VVX) 25km trail running event in France, alongside her other Volvican teammates led by renowned Asian celebrityYou Sheng, VVX Team Leader and Volvic® Asia Brand Ambassador; and Leanne Szeto, founder of TriP Triathlon Coaching.

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The spectrum licenses in the 26GHz and 28GHz bands will be released soon, and Hong Kong is entering a new era of 5G. Today, China Mobile Hong Kong relocated the China Mobile 5G Innovation Centre “Hong Kong Open Lab” from Kwai Chung to Hong Kong Science Park to accelerate the development of the 5G ecosystem, catering to the needs of local business partners. China Mobile Hong Kong also announced that a 26 / 28GHz base station will be installed in Causeway Bay by the end of April and will continue to proactively advance the development of the 5G network.

Deutsche Post DHL (DPDHL) Group, the world’s leading mail and logistics services provider, has ended its first Disaster Response Team (DRT) deployment in Africa. On Friday April 12, 2019 the last DRT members moved out of Beira, where cyclone Idai the month before damaged over 700,000 hectares of crops, and destroyed close to 200,000 homes.[1] The team, in its time there, moved nearly 800 tonnes of incoming humanitarian aid from approximately 50 aircraft for further distribution to those displaced and affected by this natural disaster.

FrieslandCampina (Hong Kong) Limited (FCHK), a subsidiary of Royal FrieslandCampina, is committed to nourishing the lives of Hong Kong people with its full range of high quality and nutritious dairy products for all ages. FCHK is honoured to be awarded the ‘HKQAA CSR Advocate Mark’ by Hong Kong Quality Assurance Agency (“HKQAA”) for 3 consecutive years, recognising its immense efforts and outstanding contributions in corporate social responsibility. 

Total today announced its sponsorship of the BWF Para-Badminton World Championships, in celebration of its fifth year of partnership with the Badminton World Federation (BWF) in Asia. Having inaugurated its partnership with BWF in 2015, the sponsorship reinforced Total’s continued support to badminton, and renewed its long-standing partnership with BWF, the sport’s international governing body.

Artesyn Embedded Technologies today announced the latest four-slot case and a new hold-up module for its second generation MicroMP (µMP) series configurable AC-DC power supplies. Designated µMP09, the new enclosure supports a maximum power output of 550 watts at 85-180 Vac and 1100 watts and 80-263 Vac. The new hold-up module is designed for high-reliability applications and enables the supply to continue providing power for a period of time if the input power is interrupted.

Vetter, a global operating Contract Development and Manufacturing Organization (CDMO) announced today that a significant level of expansion activities are nearing completion at its US clinical manufacturing facility located at the Illinois Science & Technology Park in suburban Chicago. The ongoing growth of the facility will help satisfy existing and ever-increasing future customer requirements as well enable meet the complex needs of newer drug molecules like peptides or antibodies, many which need refrigeration or freezing. New offices with 45 work stations, conference rooms and an archive room are also included.

Singapore Airlines has partnered with Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leading companies, to ensure a frictionless payments experience for customers when they book online or in-app. Working with Adyen, Singapore Airlines has enjoyed an increase in authorization rates, flexibility on fraud risk management and richer data insights, resulting in a more seamless payment experience for its customers across the globe.

The United Nations Development Program (UNDP) and DPDHL, in partnership with the Kurdistan Regional Government (KRG)’s Joint Crisis Coordination Centre (JCCC), is conducting a ‘Get Airports Ready for Disaster’ (GARD) workshop in Iraq from April 14 to 18, 2019 to prepare airport personnel for post-disaster logistics situations. The five-day workshop will provide training to a mixed group of thirty (30) airport staff as well as employees from relevant government agencies, at Erbil International Airport. This is the first time a GARD workshop is held in Iraq. 

TOZ, Hong Kong’s first one-stop cybersecurity and insurance service provider, officially launches its services today. With Hong Kong becoming a frequent target for cyber-crimes, TOZ aims to provide its comprehensive solutions to several target groups, including licensed financial companies, online businesses, digital assets, critical infrastructures and NGOs.

Vinpearl on April 15th officially became the first resort, hotel and entertainment system in Vietnam to apply facial recognition technology based on artificial intelligence (AI). The technology has been applied to help customers have new experiences such as opening the door automatically, checking in within 3 seconds or paying for services, all with a simple smile.

Dorsett Hospitality International is proud to be the Exclusive Hotel Partner for Affordable Art Fair Hong Kong, London Battersea Autumn and Singapore 2019. As part of their ongoing commitment to support local talent through Dorsett Discoveries which promotes and supports Hong Kong talent on a global stage. Hong Kong grown local artist duo Stickyline and Hong Kong Arts Centre alum Meko Cheng will create a vibrant, Hong Kong-inspired programming at each art fair. Following the fair, a part of the art installation will then be showcased at Dorsett Wanchai, Dorsett Shepherds Bush and Dorsett Singapore for the guests to enjoy.

Jointly organised by the Hong Kong SAR Government and Cyberport, the Internet Economy Summit (IES) kicked off today at the Hong Kong Convention & Exhibition Centre (HKCEC). The two-day Summit gathers some of the tech world’s most respected figures, entrepreneurs and investors to explore the opportunities and challenges that digital technology will bring to us down the road.

DHL Global Forwarding, the leading international provider of air, sea and road freight services, has signed a deal with Tanger Med to set up its new Africa-Europe Logistics Hub in the Tanger Med Logistical Zone. DHL Global Forwarding will be one of the largest freight forwarders to establish operations in Tanger Med dedicated logistical zone.

Beijing Gas Blue Sky Holdings Limited (“the Company” or “Beijing Gas Blue Sky”, together with its subsidiaries, the “Group”, HKSE stock code: 6828) is pleased to announce that, Goldlink Capital Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of the Company, conditionally agreed to acquire the entire issued share capital of Daily Joyous Limited (“Target Company”) at a consideration of RMB205,000,000 (equivalent to approximately HK$239,174,000).