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Japan high court rejects paternity harassment allegations

TOKYO (AP) — A Japanese High Court on Thursday rejected an appeal by a former brokerage manager alleging on-the-job harassment and unlawful dismissal after he took parental leave while working at Mits...

Hong Kong Baptist University School of Business Inks MOU with the Institute of Compliance Officers (ICO) to Promote Compliance as a Discipline of Study and as a Professional Career

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 13 June 2022 - The Hong Kong Baptist University (HKBU) School of Business has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Institute of Compliance Officers (IC...

Sony ex-CEO Idei, who led brand's global growth, dies at 84

TOKYO (AP) — Nobuyuki Idei, who led Japan’s Sony from 1998 through 2005, steering its growth in the digital and entertainment businesses, has died, the company said Tuesday. He was 84. ...

Tongcheng Travel Achieves Solid User Growth in First Quarter of 2022 Amid Challenging Operating Environment

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 19 May 2022 - Tongcheng Travel Holdings Limited ("Tongcheng Travel" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group", Stock Code: 0780.HK), an innovator ...

Nissan mulling third auto plant in the US to meet EV demand

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nissan is considering adding a new auto plant in the U.S. to keep up with growing demand for electric vehicles, a top executive at the Japanese automaker said Friday. ...

[Opinion] 'One solution fits all’ package for ESG doesn’t exist

It is well recognized within Taiwan, both at the government and corporate levels, that Taiwan must embrace ESG (Environmental, Social, and Governance) as best practice for corporate development in Tai...

WHO-backed vaccine resolution wins 24% support at Moderna

A shareholder proposal calling on Moderna Inc (MRNA.O) to study transferring production of COVID-19 vaccines to less-developed countries won 24% support from investors on Thursday after it received a ...

EXPLAINER: What Twitter could do as privately held company

NEW YORK (AP) — If Elon Musk and Twitter get their way, the company will soon be privately held and under his control. The most obvious immediate change would likely be Twitter's st...

Expect higher standards of culture and conduct from Financial Adviser Representatives (FA Reps) and Financial Adviser Firms (FAFs) as industry pushes ahead to build greater trust in the profession

Third set of guidelines by the Insurance Culture and Conduct Steering Committee (ICCSC) to elevate quality of financial advisory services as demand for protection, investments and savings growsSINGAPO...

Female Taiwanese business leader highlights importance of empathy

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan Women On Boards Association (WOB) Chair Jaclyn Tsai (蔡玉玲) highlighted women’s empathy advantage in corporate governance during an interview with Business Toda...

Elon Musk wants to buy Twitter, make it 'maximally trusted'

In 10 days, Tesla CEO Elon Musk has gone from popular Twitter contributor and critic to the company's largest individual shareholder to a would-be owner of the social platform — a whirlwind of activit...

HSBC MPF Wins Eight Accolades at 2021 Benchmark Fund of The Year Awards

In recognition of its leading performance in investment strategy and corporate governanceHONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 4 April 2022 - HSBC MPF won eight Benchmark Fund of the Year awards in 20211...

Stewardship Asia Centre Launches New Edition of Singapore Stewardship Principles for Responsible Investors

The enhanced principles were based on feedback from industry participants and stressed the importance of stewardship outcomes.SINGAPORE - Media OutReach - 31 March 2022 - Stewardship Asia Centre (SAC...

Datang Announces 2021 Annual Results: Achieved Rapid Growth in Contracted Sales and Revenue Hit a New Record High; Stable Financial Situation with Sufficient Liquidity

Financial Review (RMB million) For the year ended December 31 ...

Tongcheng Travel Core Business Recovery Outpaces Industry Average in 2021 on Strong MAUs and MPUs Growth

HONG KONG SAR - Media OutReach - 22 March 2022 - Tongcheng Travel Holdings Limited ("Tongcheng Travel" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group", Stock Code: 0780.HK), an innovat...