Hypebeast expands its digital presence to Africa

       

HONG KONG, Jan 31, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Hypebeast, a leading global platform for contemporary culture and lifestyle, announces the launch of its new social media channel, Hypebeast Africa (@hypebeastafrica) https://www.instagram.com/hypebeastafrica/ , on Instagram today. Through the lens of Hypebeast, the platform will uncover culturally-relevant news and highly-curated content across the continent to connect with audiences in Africa and its global community. …

WHO maintains highest alert over COVID, but sees hope ahead

       

A picture taken on May 8, 2021 shows a sign of the World Health Organization at the entrance of their headquarters in Geneva amid the COVID-19 outbreak. (FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP) The World Health Organization (WHO) said on Monday that COVID-19 continues to constitute a public health emergency of international concern, its highest form of alert. The pandemic was likely in a "transition point" that …

WHO says COVID-19 remains an international emergency

       

A picture taken on May 8, 2021 shows a sign of the World Health Organization at the entrance of their headquarters in Geneva amid the COVID-19 outbreak. (FABRICE COFFRINI / AFP) GENEVA – The World Health Organization said on Monday that the COVID-19 pandemic still constitutes a public health emergency of international concern, as the United Nations health agency seeks an expanded role in tackling …

Eisai Listed as a Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporation for The Seventh Time Highest Ranked Global Pharmaceutical Company

       

TOKYO, Jan 19, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced that it has been listed in the 2023 Global 100 Most Sustainable Corporations in the World (Global 100), a global ranking by Canada-based media and investment advisory company, Corporate Knights, Inc. This marks Eisai’s seventh inclusion on the list. Ranked 53rd, Eisai was the highest ranking company among global pharmaceutical companies …

UN agency says past 8 years warmest on record

       

People spend time at a beach in Faliro, a southern suburb of Athens, Greece, on Jan 6, 2023. Greece has been experiencing unseasonably warm temperatures this winter, prompting people to head for the beach instead of the ski resorts. (MARIOS LOLOS / XINHUA) GENEVA/LOS ANGELES – Soaring greenhouse gas levels and accumulated heat have led to the warmest eight years on record, the World Meteorological Organization …

Novotech Acquires US-based Drug Development Consulting Firm, CBR International

       

SINGAPORE, Jan 12, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Novotech, the leading Asia Pacific-centered biotech CRO today announced the acquisition of CBR International, a global product development, clinical oversight and strategic regulatory operations group. CBR was founded in 2002 as a consultancy company focused on assisting biotechnology and pharma companies navigate FDA requirements from early-stage development through to approval. CBR adds a group of …

Asian Financial Forum kick-starts 2023 on a positive note

       

HONG KONG, Jan 11, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – The 16th Asian Financial Forum (AFF) kicked off today on a positive note, attracting over 1,000 participants on day one, including more than 100 global leaders and officials invited as speakers and 19 delegations from Mainland China and overseas. This was also reflected in the results of a poll conducted at the event, in …

Global business events leader Trescon ropes in Naveen Bharadwaj as its Group CEO

       

Dubai/Bengaluru, Jan 10, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Global business events organizer and consulting firm Trescon has appointed renowned industry professional Naveen Bharadwaj as its Group CEO to lead Trescon and its associated business entities such as World Blockchain Summit (WBS) – the world’s longest running blockchain summit series; IIFF – India’s premier international furniture and interior fair; and Demandify ? a B2B …

CO2 level in 2021 highest in human history

       

The file photo shows a wind power plant in Zhangjiakou, North China's Hebei province. (PHOTO / XINHUA) The global carbon dioxide level has hit a record high, the China Meteorological Administration said on Monday, further demonstrating that climate change remains a global challenge. Data from the 2021 China Greenhouse Gases Bulletin said that global carbon dioxide concentrations reached 417 parts per million, a measurement for …

UN chief urges sweeping reform of ‘biased’ global financial system

       

In this file photo taken on Feb 24, 2020 UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres speaks during an update on the situation regarding the COVID-19 in the SHOC room (Strategic health operations centre) at the World Health Organization (WHO) headquarters in Geneva. (SALVATORE DI NOLFI / POOL / AFP) GENEVA — UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres called on Monday for sweeping reform of the international financial system …

Aniverse NFT to Hold End of Year Special ‘Aniverse Gift NFT’ Event

       

Seoul, Korea, December 29, 2022 – (SEAPRWire) – Aniverse NFT announced on the 29th that it will hold the ‘Aniverse Gift NFT Event’ to celebrate the end of the year. This event is a real-life, product-linked event for Aniverse Larva NFT holders, and a considerable number of products, worth around 79,000 USD in total, has been prepared. Holders can use Larva NFT’s staking reward ‘KANV’ to purchase the …

MDRT Launches MDRT Global Services To Provide Innovative Growth Opportunities to Financial Services Leaders

       

HONG KONG, Dec 21, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Building on its culture of excellence and providing financial professionals with opportunities for personal and career growth, MDRT (Million Dollar Round Table) is expanding its family of brands with the introduction of MDRT Global Services. On November 1, 2022, MDRT Global Services opened for membership to financial services leaders around the world. This new …

Billions needed for COP15 nature deal but funds miniscule

       

A goose walks on a dried bed of Lake Velence in Velence, Hungary, on Aug 11, 2022. (ANNA SZILAGYI / AP) LONDON – Climate conscious investors have channeled billions of dollars into clean energy but investment flows into protecting and better managing the world's ecosystems remain minute by comparison. This could change after negotiators at the UN nature summit in Montreal secured long-awaited formal support …

Billions needed to deliver COP15 nature deal but funds miniscule

       

A goose walks on a dried bed of Lake Velence in Velence, Hungary, on Aug 11, 2022. (ANNA SZILAGYI / AP) LONDON – Climate conscious investors have channeled billions of dollars into clean energy but investment flows into protecting and better managing the world's ecosystems remain minute by comparison. This could change after negotiators at the UN nature summit in Montreal secured long-awaited formal support …

Sportsman Shikhar Dhawan launches $75M Global SportsTech Venture Fund

       

ABU DHABI, UAE, Dec 17, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – International cricketer and entrepreneur Shikhar Dhawan has launched Da One Global Ventures (DOGV), a $75 million Global SportsTech Venture Fund focusing on innovation across the Sports spectrum. The multi-stage fund, with a greenshoe option of $25 million, is to incorporate in the Abu Dhabi Global Market (ADGM), with its vibrant business ecosystem and …

NEC demonstrates mission-critical Open RAN Integrations in O-RAN Global PlugFest Fall 2022

       

TOKYO, Dec 15, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – NEC Corporation (TSE: 6701) announced today that it has successfully demonstrated a series of Open RAN integrations in the new windowO-RAN ALLIANCE Global PlugFest Fall 2022, across three of its venues hosted by leading operators and the new windowTelecom Infra Project (TIP). O-RAN ALLIANCE PlugFests are designed to demonstrate the functionality as well as the …

Legend Capital Portfolio Company Bespin Global Completes USD100m Series D Financing

       

HONG KONG, Dec 15, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via SEAPRWire.com) – Legend Capital Portfolio Company Bespin Global, a Korea-headquartered cloud services company, has recently completed its Series D round financing of USD100 million, which will be used mostly for acquisitions. Concurrent with the investment, the investor, e& Enterprise, a leading digital services provider in UAE (formerly Etisalat Digital), and Bespin Global will form a joint …