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Beijing Gas Blue Sky Becomes Constituent of Hang Seng Stock Connect Hong Kong Index Series

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 08:55:09 EDT

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2017) - Beijing Gas Blue Sky Holdings Limited ("the Company" or "Beijing Gas Blue Sky", together with its subsidiaries, the "Group") (HKSE: 6828) is pleased to announce that the Company has been included as a constituent of Hang Seng Stock Connect Hong Kong Index, Hang Seng Stock Connect Hong Kong MidCap & SmallCap Index and Hang Seng Stock Connect Hong Kong SmallCap Index, will be effective on 4 September 2017 (Monday).




Fraser Institute Media Advisory: How have low interest rates affected homebuying in Canada? New study coming Thursday, Aug. 17

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - August 16, 2017) - On Thursday, Aug. 17, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on homebuying in Canada.




Leading Executive Coach Reveals the Tricks to Delivering a Killer Presentation Despite Common Anxiety

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 04:22:57 EDT

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2017) - Around three quarters of people worldwide suffer from a fear of public speaking and delivering presentations, which could place their career progression at risk. But leading and experienced Executive Coach, Malcolm Andrews of malcolm.andrews.hk has created a practical, actionable infographic giving a step by step guide to delivering world class presentations. His aim is to give practical advice to the thousands of people all over the world faced with the anxiety-inducing task of public speaking.




Jones Day welcomes M&A partner Charles Chau in Hong Kong

Wed, 16 Aug 2017 01:01:31 EDT

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 16, 2017) - The global law firm Jones Day has announced that Charles Chau has joined the Firm's Hong Kong Office as a partner in its M&A Practice.




Let's stop the Ball Government from saddling us with even more debt

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 11:13:52 EDT

ST. JOHN'S, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - Aug. 15, 2017) - People living in Corner Brook and the surrounding region have needed new health care facilities, including more beds in long-term care, for many years. It came as welcome news to everyone, including CUPE members and their families, when the province announced two new facilities would begin construction later this year.




Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association acquires 100% share of Southern Gaming Summit

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:33:19 EDT

BILOXI, MS--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Mississippi Gaming & Hospitality Association (MGHA), the trade group that represents the interests of the Mississippi casino industry, has acquired BNP Media Gaming Group's 50% share of the Southern Gaming Summit, giving it full ownership of the event. BNP will retain full ownership of Bingo World Conference & Expo, which it had co-located with Southern Gaming Summit since 2010.




GeoTix Closes $1 Million Financing to Expand Footprint and Capitalize on $5 Billion Online Event Ticket Sales Market Opportunity

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

Emerging SaaS Solutions Provider Poised to Disrupt Global Ticket Service Industry with Localized Ticket Sales Platform, Enabling Media Outlets to Generate New Revenue Streams




SPYR Discusses Revenue Creation and Path Forward in Esports Market

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:47:00 EDT

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - SPYR, INC. (OTC PINK: SPYR), a holding company with a wholly owned subsidiary in the mobile game & app development and publishing industry, released today the first in a series of interview-style Q&A articles that will educate shareholders on SPYR's role within the mobile games industry, entrance into the esports market, the growth of the company's games portfolio, the addition of Hollywood IP, etc.




RJD Green Inc. Subsidiary, Enters Acquisition Discussions with Healthcare Consulting Firm

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

TULSA, OK--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - RJD Green Inc. (OTC PINK: RJDG) announced they had entered into an acquisition search for an appropriate healthcare consulting firm that provided services relating to same types of clients as the earlier acquisition, IoSoft Inc., cultivates. The initial search has culminated with execution of a mutual interest negotiations agreement with an established Mid-West firm with three primary focus targets; payer contracting, claims management, and provider marketing enhancement.




GMUI Acquires Exciting App Company with a Focus on Machine Learning

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

IRVINE, CA--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Gold Mining USA, Inc. (OTC PINK: GMUI) announced it has acquired MR Processing, LLC (dba VITA Mobile Systems), a privately held internet marketing and technology company based in Irvine, California. The company intends to change its name to VITA Mobile Systems, Inc. Over the years, VITA Mobile Systems has developed many proprietary algorithms and tools, which gather, categorize, analyze and augment digital content. VITA Mobile Systems has used these proprietary marketing, social media, and data collection tools to generate significant amounts of internet traffic for advertising networks.




Fraser Institute News Release: Ottawa faces stark choice in NAFTA talks; scrap high-profile protectionist policies or risk the trade deal

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - August 15, 2017) - To successfully renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), Canada may have to eliminate protectionist policies aimed at key Canadian industries -- and that could be good news for the Canadian economy in the longer-run, according to a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.




Etiqa Insurance Launches Increased Personal Accident Insurance for Foreign Domestic Workers

Tue, 15 Aug 2017 04:03:05 EDT

SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Aug 15, 2017) - Etiqa Insurance has increased the Personal Accident coverage for all the plans under its maid insurance plan ePROTECT maid. This is following the Ministry of Manpower's (MOM) guidelines to implement changes to the Personal Accident Insurance requirements for Foreign Domestic Workers which will take effect from 1 October 2017.




B.C. Securities Commission and Vancouver Police arrest Surrey man for fraud

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 15:30:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 14, 2017) - Ravinderpaul Singh Mangat (a.k.a. Rob Mangat), 44, of Surrey, B.C., was arrested on August 5, 2017, following an investigation by the British Columbia Securities Commission's Criminal Investigations Branch. The warrant for Mangat's arrest was issued in connection with fraud charges against Mangat under the Criminal Code, which were sworn June 1, 2017. Mangat was arrested in Vancouver on the outstanding warrant by Vancouver Police.




Foundational policies can lead to bright future for Canada's mineral and mining industry

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 11:00:00 EDT

Industry highlights top priorities at Energy and Mines Ministers' Conference




OfferPad Co-Founder Named Most Innovative Real Estate Agent of The Year

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:15:00 EDT

Inman, Real Estate's leading news source, selects Brian Bair as 2017 award recipient




Media advisory: Economic experts available to comment on positive impact of minimum wage raise

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 08:00:00 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 14, 2017) - With a business lobby-led economic impact assessment on Ontario's Bill 148, Fair Workplaces, Better Jobs Act, due out this August, economic experts are available to discuss the findings upon release, as well as the decades of research on the impacts of raising the minimum wage.




Fraser Institute Media Advisory: What's at stake for Canada in upcoming NAFTA trade talks? New study coming Tuesday, Aug. 15

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 05:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - August 14, 2017) - On Tuesday, Aug. 15, the Fraser Institute will release a new study on the North American Free Trade Agreement.




Fundraising dinner planned as B.C.'s grizzly hunting season starts

Mon, 14 Aug 2017 04:00:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BC--(Marketwired - August 14, 2017) - Tomorrow morning, Tuesday, August 15, tourists and British Columbia residents sporting rifles and big game hunting permits will start their fall hunt for B.C. grizzly bears. The hunt opens first in the Peace River area, followed on September 1 with more openings along the coast.




Maldives airports prepare action plan to cope with future natural disasters

Sun, 13 Aug 2017 22:17:36 EDT

SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Aug 13, 2017) - Deutsche Post DHL Group and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) will support the Maldives authorities in their efforts to build resilience against future natural disasters. The two partners will team up with Maldives Airports Company Limited, National Disaster Management Centre and government officials, as well as representatives of the military and other humanitarian response experts in the South Asian island republic to host their internationally recognized Get Airports Ready for Disaster (GARD) Programme from August 13 to 17 at Velana International Airport, the main international airport in the Maldives.




Keep our health care facilities out of the hands of private interests: Rally on August 15

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 13:28:29 EDT

CORNER BROOK, NEWFOUNDLAND AND LABRADOR--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2017) - The P3 deals that the Ball Government want to use to build health care facilities in Corner Brook are a Trojan Horse that will allow the quality of our public health care to be influenced by private profits.




CORRECTION: Media advisory: Economic experts available to comment on positive impact of minimum wage raise

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 12:53:27 EDT

TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 11, 2017) - In the news release, "Media advisory: Economic experts available to comment on positive impact of minimum wage raise," issued earlier today by Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association/CCPA, please be advised that the source of the release should be "Canadian Centre for Policy Alternatives (CCPA)" rather than "Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association/CCPA" as originally issued. Complete corrected text follows.




Etiqa Insurance launches a second online savings plan with up to 4.02% return p.a. following MAS guidelines on online and direct distribution of life policies

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:11:03 EDT

SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2017) - After premiering the first in market online savings plan earlier in April, Insurance arm of Maybank Group Etiqa Insurance launches a second insurance savings plan, eEASY savepro, featuring an attractive projected return of up to 4.02% per annum -- the highest return for direct insurance solutions offered by the insurer till date.




Vpon Releases 2017 H1 APAC Mobile Advertising Statistics & Trends Report, Revealing the Tracks of Domestic Tourist Behaviors in Japan

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 01:00:00 EDT

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2017) - Vpon Big Data Group, Asia's leading big data ad technology company, released 2017 H1 APAC Mobile Advertising Statistics and Trends report, revealing the mobile behavior analysis of domestic tourists in Japan. Through these mobile data, advertisers can target potential tourists for promotion. Moreover, the report also explores the mobile behavior of Greater China tourists in Thailand and South Korea, and shows an overview of the latest Asia Pacific mobile programmatic advertising market.




QBE appoints Chris Kurinsky as new Malaysia CEO

Fri, 11 Aug 2017 00:45:22 EDT

KUALA LUMPUR, MALAYSIA--(Marketwired - Aug 11, 2017) - QBE announces the appointment of Chris Kurinsky as Chief Executive Officer, QBE Insurance (Malaysia) Berhad.




Labour Relations Board sanctions Pacific Blue Cross

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 19:46:02 EDT

LRB issues cease and desist order for benefit provider's illegal use of replacement workers




BCSC sanctions Victoria man and mortgage company for illegal distributions

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 13:30:00 EDT

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 10, 2017) - A British Columbia Securities Commission (BCSC) panel has ordered monetary sanctions and temporary market bans against Lance Sandford Cook for illegal distributions. His company CBM Canada's Best Mortgage Corp. also received temporary market bans.




Victoire devant les tribunaux pour le SCFP sur la sécurité aérienne

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:47:41 EDT

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - 10 août 2017) - Dans une décision rendue la semaine dernière, la Cour d'appel fédérale a rejeté les arguments du ministère fédéral des Transports, validant ainsi la position du SCFP, à savoir que la sécurité a préséance sur tout le reste dans les activités des lignes aériennes au Canada.




Canada's Largest Gift Show Set to Launch

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:47:15 EDT

One Million Square Feet of New Trends Await at the Toronto Gift Fair's Fall 2017 Market




CUPE wins court case regarding airline safety

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:46:41 EDT

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(Marketwired - Aug. 10, 2017) - In a decision rendered last week, the Federal Court of Appeal has ruled against the Federal Minister of Transport, confirming CUPE's position that safety is paramount in the operations of airlines in Canada.




Listen to the people on Bill 148, urges CUPE Ontario

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 10:05:10 EDT

- Union supports NDP amendments to Bill 138 -




SPYR Releases Pocket Starships: STAR TREK(TM) Borg Invasion Trailer

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 09:00:00 EDT

DENVER, CO--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2017) - SPYR, INC. (OTC PINK: SPYR), a holding company with a wholly owned subsidiary in the mobile game & app development and publishing industry, today announced the release of the new trailer for Pocket Starships: STAR TREKT Borg Invasion.




CAKE by Accelerize Files U.S. Patent Application for Predictive Attribution Models Designed to Provide Real-Time Insights into the Customer Journey

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

Technology Uses Machine Learning to Identify Digital Marketing Channels Most Likely to Maximize Return on Ad Spend




Enviro-Serv Inc. (EVSV) Announces Explosive Record Q2 2017 Financials and Major Common Stock Reduction

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 08:30:00 EDT

TAMPA, FL--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2017) - Enviro-Serv, Inc. (OTC PINK: EVSV), the parent and publicly traded vehicle of Enviro-Serv USA Inc., a full service and fully licensed Florida pest control operation, is pleased to announce record setting second quarter results, record profits and additionally a 35% issued common stock reduction.




FRASER INSTITUTE NEWS RELEASE: Notley government following failed policies of Bob Rae's Ontario NDP rather than successful NDP government in Saskatchewan

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 07:00:00 EDT

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - August 10, 2017) - The first two years of Alberta's NDP government under Premier Rachel Notley look a lot like Bob Rae's first two years in office as NDP premier in Ontario in the 1990s, finds a new study released today by the Fraser Institute, an independent, non-partisan Canadian public policy think-tank.




GAM appoints Shizu Kishimoto to lead Japan sales

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 02:58:38 EDT

TOKYO, JAPAN--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2017) - GAM has appointed Shizu Kishimoto to lead its sales and to oversee its business operations in Japan as the independent active asset manager continues to build out its reach in Asia. She will be based in Tokyo.




CMA Australia Announces the Survey Feedback on the HKEX's New Board Concept Paper, Consultation Paper on the Review of GEM and Changes to Listing Rules

Thu, 10 Aug 2017 01:19:17 EDT

HONG KONG, CHINA--(Marketwired - Aug 10, 2017) - On 1st August, 2017, The Institute of Certified Management Accountants (CMA) conducted 2 surveys, seeking the views of its members and other non-member professionals on the New Board Concept Paper (comprising New Board Pro and New Board Premium) and the Consultation Paper on the Review of the Growth Enterprise Market (GEM) and Changes to the GEM and Main Board Listing Rules issued by the HKEX.




Experian appoints Mohan Jayaraman to lead regional expansion of its advanced decisioning analytics and business information services in Asia Pacific

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 22:00:00 EDT

Mohan Jayaraman, previously managing director of India, takes on new regional role to accelerate Experian's dominant position as the leader in advanced analytics and decisioning, and expand its SME insights and business strategy services




Pacific Blue Cross harming its brand with lockout: Labour

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 20:46:33 EDT

Company to blame for hassles caused by service delays, union leaders tell local rally




BC Fed, CUPE BC leaders to speak at PBC rally

Wed, 09 Aug 2017 14:37:28 EDT

BURNABY, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwired - Aug. 9, 2017) - BC Federation of Labour President Irene Lanzinger will join CUPE BC President Paul Faoro at a rally in support of locked out CUPE Local 1816 members late this afternoon outside the main office of Pacific Blue Cross.