Author: Marie Jones

Zepp Health (NYSE: ZEPP), a global health technology provider of smart wearables, announced the update of the Zepp OS 3.5 featuring AI-powered Zepp Flow(TM) for the Amazfit Balance models. The groundbreaking advancement is the first operating system to integrate Natural-Language User Interface (LUI) driven by LLM (large language model) AI. The LUI allows users to interact with the wearable device in natural or normal way via speech.  Zepp Flow(TM) fosters a progression towards AI usage by amalgamating AI with all aspects of Zepp OS 3.5, enabling the device to recognise and execute based on the user’s voice. The progression continues with expanded capabilities…

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Capturing hearts of Gen Z worldwide! Sappe PCL or SAPPE has officially named the world’s leading K-Pop boy band SEVENTEEN, top of the list of K-Pop boy group brand value ranking, as its First Global Brand Ambassador for flagship fruit drink Mogu Mogu. As part of the role, the 13 members of SEVENTEEN will be the representatives of ‘Fun’ and ‘Lively’ for SAPPE’s fruit juice with coconut jelly Mogu Mogu, the favorite drink in several countries, with its “Sip Chew Feel Mogu Mogu” campaign. This reflects the strong global success of SAPPE, which currently exports beverages to around 100 countries…

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Q2 Metals Corp. (TSXV: QTWO) (OTCQB: QUEXF) (FSE: 458) (“Q2” or the “Company”) is pleased to announce that it has collared the first drill hole of the 2024 inaugural drill program (“Spring 2024 Drill Campaign”) at the Cisco Lithium Property (the “Property” or the “Cisco Property”) located within the greater Nemaska traditional territory of the Eeyou Istchee James Bay region of Quebec, Canada. The detailed mapping and sampling campaign remains ongoing at the Property. Figure 1 Active drill rig at the Cisco Lithium Property for inaugural drill program To view an enhanced version of this graphic, please visit: https://images.newsfilecorp.com/files/1454/210876_6bded54084e95b83_004full.jpg The Spring…

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With eight in ten users seeking access to critical basic employment benefits, JodRewards bridges the income gap and incentivising users with benefits such as Sponsored Personal Accident Insurance Coverage, Paid Break Time Cover and Transport & Meal Vouchers In a local survey conducted by Jod among 1000 members, 800 surveyed respondents are benefits-starved and seek traditional employment benefits akin to full-time salaried employees The launch of JodRewards will better support and protect Singapore’s gig workforce through enhanced access to insurance coverage and redeemable benefits tailored for the informal workers, that are often associated with regular full-time employment JodRewards, boasting around 60,000…

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On May 27, Legend Capital’s portfolio company, Qunabox Group (HKG: 0917), was successfully listed on the main board of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange with an opening price of HKD33 per share, a 32% increase from the issue price of HKD25 per share. Founded in 2013, Qunabox Group is an AIoT marketing service provider focusing on fast-moving consumer goods (“FMCG”). Through utilizing its broad network of vending machines with interactive marketing functions, Qunabox Group provides target consumers with convenient and interesting experience in testing and accessing FMCG that it served, while successfully soliciting and completing necessary interaction and feedback. As…

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Group continues to drive efficiency across recurring orders, supplemented by collaborative efforts to identify and develop solutions for new product divisions within client groups. Key Financial Performance Highlights for Q4FY2024: Year-on-year (“YoY”) revenue increase of 7.5% to RM70.5 million, with significant flow through to deliver high double digits in bottom line numbers; Profit before tax (“PBT”) for the quarter rose by 40.4% to RM19.1 million, with an improved YoY margin of 27.1% versus 20.7%; Profit after tax (“PAT”) for the quarter rose by 59.5% to RM17.7 million, with an improved YoY margin of 25.1% versus 16.9%. Technology leader in providing…

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The research of BioMed X team EPD – Early Intervention in Psychiatric Diseases – has shed light on the molecular mechanisms underlying white matter deficits in schizophrenia. German independent research institute BioMed X announces the successful completion of its second neuroscience project in partnership with Boehringer Ingelheim in the field of psychiatric disorders. The data resulting from this project have been acquired by Boehringer Ingelheim, where this research will be continued, potentially paving the way for novel therapies. This research project was launched in 2020 at the BioMed X Institute in Heidelberg and led by Dr. Ebru Ercan Herbst, now a professor at Reutlingen…

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Fosun International (HKG: 0656) issued an announcement on 28 May 2024, announcing the sale of 99.743% of its subsidiary’s shares in the German private bank, Hauck Aufhäuser Lampe Privatbank AG (HAL), to ABN AMRO Bank A.V. for a total consideration of approximately EUR670.3 million. Upon the completion of this transaction, Fosun International will no longer hold shares in HAL, but will fully retain the shares of Hauck & Aufhäuser Fund Services S.A. (HAFS) held by HAL, i.e. retain HAL’s asset servicing business. HAFS is one of the ten major asset servicing companies in German-speaking regions. It has consistently ranked among…

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Global investment management firm Davidson Kempner Capital Management selects Alta, Asia’s leading digital securities exchange, as a partner in the region Alta’s partnership with Davidson Kempner provides access for investors seeking diversification through alternative investments Alta Alternative Investments Pte. Ltd. (Alta), Asia’s leading digital securities exchange for alternative assets, has partnered with global investment management firm Davidson Kempner Capital Management LP (Davidson Kempner) to enhance access to the firm’s strategies. “Alta is proud to partner with Davidson Kempner to bring industry-leading opportunities to our investor community. There’s a growing demand for stable, income-producing portfolios and low-volatility strategies, especially amid persisting…

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Siab Holdings Berhad (Siab or the Company), an established player in Malaysia’s construction industry, is pleased to announce its financial results for the first quarter ended 31 March 2024 (Q1 FY2024) with 104.7% improvement in Profit After Tax (PAT) of RM0.11 million as compared to the Loss After Tax (LAT) of RM2.33 million from the previous year’s corresponding quarter (Q1 FY2023). Siab reported a Profit Before Tax (“PBT”) and PAT of RM0.11 million for Q1 FY2024, reversing the Loss Before Tax (LBT) and LAT of RM2.31 million and RM2.33 million respectively, from Q1 FY2023. The loss recorded in Q1 FY2023…

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