Author: Marie Jones

APAC diverges from global trends in challenges concerning talent acquisition, with the quality of hire (46.2%) accorded more importance than skills shortage which is the top global concern Organisations in APAC more willing to implement new recruitment technologies (26.2%), over three times higher than the rest of the world (8.2%) While the top concern in recruitment globally is skills shortage, it ranks joint second alongside time to hire in the APAC region at 35.4% each Cielo, the world’s leading strategic Recruitment Process Outsourcing (RPO) provider, has found that talent acquisition professionals in the APAC region are challenged with factors that…

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Stephen Crystal, SCCG Management Founder and CEO, announced that Betfred Sports, represented by SCCG Management, has entered into a partnership with Paragon Casino Resort, bringing sports betting to the top rated gaming destination in Central Louisiana – with betting now open to the public. Betfred Sports, a sports betting operator currently available in select U.S. states, is expanding to Louisiana with its latest location through the addition of a Las Vegas-style sportsbook at The Draft Room at Paragon Casino Resort – the first of its kind in the market. Paragon and Betfred invite sports and gaming enthusiasts to come place…

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DANA adds mobile phone screen protection in DANA Siaga feature through its latest partnership with Igloo. Igloo’s partnership with DANA comes on the heels of its recent partnership with Philippines’ leading e-wallet provider, GCash New phone screen protection insurance aims to protect DANA’s over 80 million mobile phone users from as low as Rp500 and covers up to a maximum of Rp200,000. Mobile phones have become more critical for business and lifestyles in Indonesia. High rate of smartphone ownership at 2% and welcomed 21 million new online shoppers since the start of the pandemic. DANA and Igloo’s partnership aims to…

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Motul is delighted to announce that a new version of its flagship motor oil, the 300V, is now available in markets across the Asia Pacific region. The new and improved 300V is not only the ideal motor oil for racing drivers and motorsport enthusiasts, but also for every-day drivers looking for an ideal, hassle-free motoring experience. The 300V, Motul’s flagship product since its introduction 50 years ago, features ESTERCore® technology – an innovation which involves the combination of carefully-chosen esters with an optimal selection of top quality synthetic base oils, while coupled with an innovative additives package. Improvements include: Improved performance:…

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Hatten Land Limited (Hatten Land) said today that its subsidiary Hatten Technology (S) Pte. Ltd. (Hatten Technology) has signed an agreement with Prakal Pte. Ltd. (known as EnjinStarter) to develop a dedicated token system and create digital assets, including non-fungible tokens (NFTs), to promote the development of a digital economy in Melaka where it has substantial hospitality and retail assets. The Exclusive Framework Agreement is part of a strategic shift by SGX Catalist-listed Hatten Land. Hatten Land is re-purposing its extensive mall footprint in Melaka and pivoting towards digital and blockchain activities as the pace of digitalisation in the world…

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Communications Association of Hong Kong (CAHK) has expressed positive support to the Chief Executive’s 2021 Policy Address, in particular, its new initiatives on Smart City as highlighted under the “Building a Liveable City”. We welcome the Hong Kong SAR (HKSAR) Government’s plan to release more 5G spectrum by the end of October 2021 to meet the needs of various 5G services in terms of speed, capacity and coverage, it is fundamental to meeting the ever-increasing demand for data services. On the promotion of 5G application, we note from the Policy Address that the HKSAR Government launched the Subsidy Scheme for…

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SMARTCHEM (Intelligent Fluids GmbH), a green chemistry blockchain project, has announced its SMAC Token Sale which starts on October 10th. Presently the company is majoring in three business areas, such as microelectronics, maintenance and oil & gas. Moreover, it would not hurt to mention that the SMAC Token Sale will fuel the company’s ambitions in development of safer, healthier and more sustainable world we live in. By offering a SMARTCHEM Token, SMAC, Intelligent Fluids GmbH is planning to attract companies to support green chemistry products instead of continuing to use toxic and harmful liquid solvents. At the same time, Non-Governmental…

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The first-ever Accounting & Finance Show Malaysia 2021 is launching on 12 October, bringing together those driving technological change in finance and accounting across Malaysia and beyond. Aimed at providing the best insights to enhance the ability and speed at which businesses adopt digital tools and technologies within the accounting and finance function, the one-day virtual event will feature 30+ local and international industry leaders who have leveraged technology to revamp and streamline their workflows. With 2 conference channels, Digital Business and Digital Practice, attendees can engage in debates and discussions revolving digital innovation, accounting tech, running a digital practice,…

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Stephen Crystal of SCCG Management and the leadership of Major Arena Soccer League (MASL) announced today a partnership to bring MASL events to the US sports betting industry. The Major Arena Soccer League represents 16 teams across the United States and Mexico. The game is one of the fastest and most skilled version of soccer played indoors. The quick turnovers and high scoring games represents a high temp made for broadcast game. The 2021-22 season kicks off in November. Icons in the soccer world, Shep Messing, Keith Tozer and JP Dellacamera, lead the new executive MASL leadership team. Shep Messing,…

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Supported by Jakarta Smart City, the 11th global edition of World Cloud Show – Jakarta concluded on 14 September 2021 with over 200 C-suite tech decision-makers tuning in from across Indonesia to navigate the push for cloud and digital transformation in the region. The show virtually brought together the region’s key players in the cloud and data ecosystem, including government officials, leading cloud solution providers and executives from significant think tanks. The event addressed prominent issues in the Cloud ecosystem such as Multi-Cloud adoption and modernizing information architecture; Neoteric Frontiers in Cloud and Edge Computing; Data Centers and Clouds in…

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