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VIENTIANE, LAOS - Media OutReach - 9 August 2022 - LaoSafe has launched a new video showcasing the wonders of Laos as the country works on their post-Covid-19 revival of tourism. Exploring several of Laos' most popular tourist hotspots, the video highlights the benefits of the LaoSafe certification to business, leisure, and adventure travellers alike. Restaurants, hotels, indoor and outdoor activities are all featured in the video, alongside the expertise of LaoSafe-certified tourism professiona
When video game designer Mark Venturelli was asked to speak at Brazil's biggest gaming festival, he submitted a generic-sounding title for his presentation -- "The Future of Game Design" -- but that was not the talk he gave.
HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 August 2022 - Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) has announced the launch of the world’s first “Turing AI Orchestra” today (9 August) as the next milestone in its visionary plan to broaden the scope and explore potential opportunities in art co-creation by humans and artificial intelligence (AI). (From left) Professor Johnny M Poon, Ms Rosanna Choi, Professor James Tang Tuck-kong, Professor Alexander Wai, Professor Sun Dong, Dr Clement Chen, Professor Guo Yike
Major energy traders are taking hundreds of millions of dollars in losses as they scramble to plug a liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply gap after several outages hampered efforts to fill European storage ahead of the winter heating season. Unplanned disruptions at LNG plants in the United States, Nigeria and Australia have wrong-footed traders, including BP and Shell, forcing them to pay inflated costs for alternative supplies. In a market already struggling to meet global demand for natural gas after Russia sharply reduced pipeline supplies into Europe, the lost LNG cargoes which can be transported by ship, have pushed global prices sharply higher in recent months.
Another recognition for its outstanding performance HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 9 August 2022 - DYXnet, a leading carrier-neutral network service provider in Greater China, is honored to be named the winner of Taiwan Excellent Enterprise Quality Award in 2022 presented by Chinese Quality Enterprise Economic Development Association. With its outstanding service quality and performance, it was the second recognition DYXnet received in Taiwan this year, following "The 21st Golden Peak Award -
Schneider Electric-commissioned research exposes sustainability action gap in the data center and IT industries Latest innovations support the next wave of sustainability and resiliency in data centers and distributed edge IT, including: o Launch of the 3kW and 5kW models of APC™ Smart-UPS™ Ultra o Expansion of EcoStruxure™ IT DCIM software; and o EcoStruxure Data Center solutions HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 10 August 2022 - Schneider Electric, the leader in digital transformation of energy
Shares slipped and the dollar hung off recent highs on Tuesday as investors eyed U.S. inflation data due a day later that will likely yield clues to any further aggressive Federal Reserve rate hikes. The stakes are high for the July U.S. consumer prices report on Wednesday after an unexpectedly strong U.S. jobs data last week boosted expectations of a sharp interest rate increase to tackle soaring inflation. "The focus is on tomorrow's U.S. inflation numbers and whether or not they are likely to show any indication of a softening of inflationary pressures," said Michael Hewson, chief market analyst at CMC Markets.
Hong Kong carrier Cathay Pacific on Wednesday reported losses had narrowed in the first half after an "extremely difficult start" to the year, but said its capacity will improve in coming months as travel sentiment improves.
Prudential Continues To Deliver Resilient Operational Performance Amidst Market VolatilityHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 10 August 2022 - Performance highlights for the continuing business1 on a constant (and actual) exchange rate basis2 APE sales3 up 9 per cent (6 per cent) to $2,213 million reflecting diversified geographic footprint, product mix and distribution channels New business profit4 fell by (5) per cent ((7) per cent) to $1,098 million following the impact of higher interest rates
The Indian rupee eked out gains on Wednesday, supported by dollar inflows over the last two days amid a dip in oil prices and the easing of the greenback ahead of crucial U.S. inflation data. India's financial markets were shut on Tuesday for a holiday. "Markets have been consolidating in a small range ahead of the U.S. inflation data, but there have been some dollar inflows today due to the holiday on Tuesday," said Dilip Parmar, research analyst at HDFC Securities.
SHENZHEN, CHINA - Media OutReach - 9 August 2022 - OPPO unveiled the date of the online launch event for its latest mobile operating system, ColorOS 13 today. It will be one of the first OEM operating systems based on Android 13 to be launched. ColorOS 13 – Among one of the firsts of OEM operating system based on Android 13 OPPO has been working closely with Android to deliver the best possible operating system experience on ColorOS. Back at Google I/O in May, OPPO announced that the OPPO Find N
NEW YORK (Reuters) -Oil prices settled slightly lower on Tuesday after a see-saw session as worries that a slowing economy could cut demand vied with news that some oil exports had been suspended on the Russia-to-Europe Druzhba pipeline that transits Ukraine. Ukraine halted oil flows on the Druzhba oil pipeline to parts of central Europe because Western sanctions had prevented a payment from Moscow for transit fees from going through. Flows along the southern route of the Druzhba pipeline have been affected while the northern route serving Poland and Germany was uninterrupted.
The brokerage expects India's growth to average 7% for 2022-2023 and contribute 28% and 22% to Asian and global growth, respectively. Morgan Stanley's projection comes as Asia's third-largest economy grew 9.2% in the fiscal year 2022, a sharp recovery from a 6.6% contraction in the previous year as COVID-19 lockdowns took a severe toll on its economy. "Lower corporate taxes, the production-linked incentive (PLI) scheme and India as a potential beneficiary of supply chain diversification will catalyse and sustain domestic demand, especially in investment," the economists said in a note dated Tuesday.
Gold prices gained on Tuesday supported by a softer dollar, while market participants awaited U.S. inflation data for cues on the Federal Reserve's policy tightening path. Spot gold was 0.4% higher at $1,794.76 per ounce by 10:52 a.m. ET (1452 GMT), while U.S. gold futures rose 0.4% to $1,811.40. Gold is currently benefiting from a softer dollar and the Russia-Ukraine situation, while the focus is on what happens with CPI on Wednesday, said Daniel Pavilonis, senior market strategist at RJO Futures.