Press releases about business, cryptocurrency, fintech and more news in Hong Kong and Asia

Nasdaq increases scrutiny of small-cap IPOs after wild swings

NEW YORK – Nasdaq is stepping up scrutiny of initial public offerings (IPOs) by small-cap companies, according to people familiar with the matter, after a series of outsized gains by new listings that quickly evaporated. The exchange is looking more closely at prospective small-cap issuers across industries and countries, said the people, who asked not […]

Singtel’s Optus in Australia hit by cyber attack, customer data leaked

SINGAPORE – Singtel’s Australian subsidiary Optus said on Thursday it is investigating the possible unauthorised access of both current and former customers’ information following a cyber attack, which was shut down “immediately” upon its discovery. In a statement on Thursday, Optus said it is working with the Australian Cyber Security Centre to mitigate any risks to […]

Terra founder Do Kwon at risk of Interpol red notice as net tightens

SEOUL – South Korean prosecutors have asked Interpol for help in arresting Mr Kwon Do-hyeong, the progenitor of a US$60 billion (S$84.4 billion) cryptocurrency wipeout, as they seek to charge him with alleged crimes including breaking capital markets laws. “Prosecutors on Monday have made a request to Interpol for its assistance to locate Kwon, whose whereabouts remain […]

EU proposes rules targeting devices with cybersecurity risks

EU antitrust chief Margrethe Vestager gives a press conference in Brussels, on Sept 6, 2022, to announce Eu's veto against US life sciences company Illumina’s acquisition of biotechnology company Grail. (KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP) BRUSSELS – From laptops to fridges to mobile apps, smart devices connected to the internet will have to assess their cybersecurity […]

51Talk: Telling the Brand Story with Accomplishments

51Talk: Telling the Brand Story with Accomplishments

As the global Internet industry thrives, the online learning mode of “Internet + Education” becomes the new norm for education industries around the world. Committed to the corporate mission of “Empower All to Talk to the World”, English education platform 51Talk has officially gone international, embarking on a journey to reform English education. Founded in 2011 […]

Eisai Presents Results of Post Hoc Analysis of Eribulin Mesylate (HALAVEN) at the European Society for Medical Oncology (ESMO) Congress 2022

TOKYO, Sep 12, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Eisai Co., Ltd. announced today results from a post hoc analysis of three randomized, pivotal, Phase 3 studies (EMBRACE trial/Study 305, Study 301 and Study304) evaluating the efficacy of eribulin mesylate (marketed as HALAVEN) versus other chemotherapies (Treatment of Physician’s Choice [TPC], capecitabine, and vinorelbine, […]