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2014-10-28 12:37:43

SHANGHAI, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Organized by UBM and Cyberport, 2014 Internet Finance Innovation CEO Summit (IFICS)-Global Bitcoin Summit will take place on 28-29 November, in Hong Kong. Topics to be discussed at the summit include Internet Finance Innovation and Regulation, Digital Currency Payment & Security, Crowd Funding and P2P, Mobile Payment and Big Data for Financial Services. Early-bird discount is now offering to participants!...

2014-10-28 08:29:35

NEW YORK, Oct. 28, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sotheby's new multi-media global brand campaign, created by TBWA\London, has launched in print, out-of-home and across digital platforms in Hong Kong, New York and London. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20141028/154795 The campaign was developed to reassert Sotheby's position as the world's preeminent player in the art market, by demonstrating its unassailable expertise and passion for art. The campaign is TBWA's first for the iconic...

2014-10-27 23:07:44

Available for iOS and Android at no cost, Freespace Challenge! from the Hong Kong West Kowloon Cultural District Authority lets people take a virtual run along Hong Kong’s West Kowloon Waterfront Promenade, so they can familiarise themselves with the site of this year’s Freespace Fest. In addition to testing their reflexes and having fun, the first 100 players and the best and second-best scorers will win great prizes, including a 128GB iPhone 6. Cupertino, CA (PRWEB) October 27, 2014...

2014-10-22 23:14:40

David Shapiro has be named as PCCW Teleservices' next company President overseeing the operations of the US and Panama. Dublin, Ohio (PRWEB) October 22, 2014 PCCW Teleservices, a HKT subsidiary and premier provider of global outsourcing solutions, today announced that David Shapiro as the company’s next President overseeing the operations of the US and Panama. As a senior level executive, Shapiro’s first and foremost priority will be to strengthen PCCW’s market position as an...

2014-10-14 12:35:19

Sweepstakes Gives Parents a Chance to Win a Kidizoom Smartwatch CHICAGO, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- VTech® (www.vtechkids.com), a world leader in age-appropriate and developmental stage-based electronic learning products for children, has launched a new Smartwatch Sweepstakes to let parents share their children's giant personalities for a chance to win a VTech Kidizoom® Smartwatch. The sweepstakes, running now through November 11, asks parents to submit photos and videos that...

2014-10-14 08:32:06

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Mindray Medical International Limited ("Mindray", NYSE: MR), a leading developer, manufacturer and marketer of medical devices worldwide, today announced that it will report its financial results for the third quarter ended Sept 30, 2014 after the U.S. market closes on Nov 3, 2014. Mindray's management will hold an earnings conference call at 8:00 AM on Nov 4, 2014 U.S. Eastern Time (9:00 PM on Nov 4, 2014 Beijing/Hong Kong Time)....

2014-10-10 08:26:36

HONG KONG, Oct. 10, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Hubble Connected Ltd. is further growing its influence and reach within the IoT space. The specialist in video streaming and PaaS solutions for connected home devices has announced that it has taken a majority stake in Connovate, a design engineering and product solutions company based in Bangalore, India. Connovate received global coverage when it launched the Gecko, its Bluetooth Low Energy (BLE) tag on the crowdfunding platform Indiegogo....

2014-10-09 16:27:06

WASHINGTON, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- For more than a decade, ASAE's Great Ideas Conference has been delivering education in the United States. In 2015, ASAE is expanding the conference into Asia with the first-ever international event held in Hong Kong from March 22-24. ASAE's Great Ideas in Association Management Conference, Asia-Pacific is ASAE's first conference outside of North America. The Hong Kong Tourism Board (HKTB), an event partner of ASAE, is the conference...

2014-10-09 08:32:42

SAN FRANCISCO and SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highpower International, Inc. (NASDAQ: HPJ), a developer, manufacturer, and marketer of lithium and nickel-metal hydride (Ni-MH) rechargeable batteries, and a battery management systems and battery recycling provider, today announced that it will host a booth and exhibit at the 2014 Hong Kong Electronics Fair (Autumn Edition) in Hong Kong on October 13-16, 2014, to showcase its advanced battery products and solutions for...

2014-10-06 12:24:47

TIANJIN, China, Oct. 6, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- To the cheers of China's growing legions of polo fans, home side Hong Kong China triumphed over England in the grand final of the Fortune Heights Super Nations Cup 2014, beating their rivals 11 - 8 at the Tianjin Goldin Metropolitan Polo Club. Polo fans could be forgiven for a sense of deja-vu in what was almost a carbon copy of the Fortune Heights Super Nations Cup 2013 final 12 months ago, when Hong Kong defeated England by 11 goals to 7....


Word of the Day
barghest
  • A goblin in English folklore, often appearing in the shape of a large dog and believed to portend imminent death or misfortune.
  • A ghost, wraith, hobgoblin, elf, or spirit.
The origin of 'barghest' is not known, but it may be from perhaps burh-ghest, town-ghost, or German Berg-geist (mountain spirit) or Bär-geist (bear-spirit).
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