Benjamin Netanyahu wins Likud party leadership race

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Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu will retain leadership of Likud, the political party he has led for more than a decade, after a resounding victory over his challenger. An hour after polls closed Thursday night, Netanyahu tweeted, “Huge victory! I thank the Likud members for the trust, the support and the […]

Kazakhstan plane crash kills at least 9

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A Bek Air plane with 95 passengers and five crew members on board crashed near the city of Almaty in Kazakhstan on Friday, killing at least nine people, authorities in the Central Asian country said. The plane was heading for the capital, Nur-Sultan, and “lost altitude during takeoff and broke […]

Zcoin launches Crowdfunding Fund to further decentralise

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Zcoin (XZC), a privacy focused currency recently launched its Zcoin Crowdfunding System (ZCS) as a key step in decentralizing funding and decision making of the project. The core team of Zcoin recently elaborated its plans to further decentralize the project and remove any single point of failure in its recent […]

Peking University HSBC Business School and Cambridge University Judge Business School Together Launch Executive Education Programmes

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Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) and Cambridge University Judge Business School (CJBS) announced on December 20, 2019 that they will work together to launch two executive education programmes in 2020, focusing on innovation and international management. CJBS is consistently ranked as one of the world’s top business schools, advancing knowledge […]

Japan’s birth rate hits another record low in 2019

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Japan’s demographic crisis is getting worse, as the fast-graying nation experienced its biggest natural population decline and a record-low birth rate this year, government statistics show. The estimated number of babies born in the country in 2019 fell to 864,000 — the lowest since records began in 1899 — according […]

Christmas in Hong Kong marked by demonstrations and tear gas

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Anti-government protesters returned to the streets of Hong Kong over the Christmas holiday, clashing with riot police in malls and busy shopping districts across the semiautonomous Chinese territory. The city’s embattled leader, Carrie Lam, accused the demonstrators of ruining the holiday. Her critics say the government and police used unnecessarily […]

Taiwan, US, Hong Kong, and Singapore Association Announced International IR Cooperation

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Taiwan Investor Relations Institute (TIRI) has held an annual conference recently. Distinguished guests in domestic and international capital markets were invited and attended the conference, including Eva Chan, Chairman of Hong Kong Investor Relations Association (HKIRA), Harold Woo, Chairman of Investor Relations Professionals Association (Singapore) (IRPAS), Wellington Koo, Chairman of […]