SCIB Terminates Indonesian Project

KUCHING, MALAYSIA, Feb 14, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Civil engineering specialist Sarawak Consolidated Industries Berhad (SCIB) today announced that the Company’s wholly-owned subsidiary, SCIB International (Labuan) Ltd. (SCIBILL), has issued a notice of termination to PT Cipta Multi Sarana (PTCMS) for the proposed engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning (EPCC) project involving earthworks […]

World poised to benefit from reglobalization and China

January marked a turning point for Hong Kong and the Chinese mainland after three years of anti-pandemic measures. Though World Health Organization Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus decided COVID-19 still represents a public health emergency of international concern, the United Nations’ highest level of alert, he said he believed the pandemic to be at an inflection […]

Navigating an interconnected world

Global integration is evolving rather than retreating, calling for right response on China business (JIN DING / CHINA DAILY) Over the past 40 years, our world has become ever more interconnected. Today, no region is close to self-sufficiency, and all benefit from global connections.  However, the increasing stress on the global flows of goods and […]

Hope fades as Türkiye-Syria quake toll crosses 20,000

Rescuers carry out search operations among the rubble of a collapsed building in Adiyaman, Türkiye on Feb 9, 2023, after a 7,8-magnitude earthquake struck southeast Türkiye. (PHOTO / AFP) ANTAKYA, Türkiye/JANDARIS, Syria – Cold, hunger and despair gripped hundreds of thousands of people left homeless after the earthquakes that struck Türkiye and Syria three days […]

WHO move on pandemic well justified

Editor's Note: After the conclusion of the 14th meeting of its International Health Regulations (2005) Emergency Committee recently, the World Health Organization issued a statement saying the novel coronavirus pandemic remains a public health emergency of international concern. Why did the WHO say so and what are its possible consequences? Two experts share their views on […]

Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Achieves YoY Increases in Order Intake, Revenue, Business Profit, and Net Income in Third Quarter

TOKYO, Feb 7, 2023 – (JCN Newswire via – Mitsubishi Heavy Industries (TSE Code: 7011) announced that order intake rose 19.0% year-over-year to YEN2,966.1 billion in the third quarter ended December 31, 2022. Revenue rose 11.1% to YEN2,938.0 billion year-over-year, resulting in business profit of YEN105.2 billion, a 30.3% increase from the previous fiscal […]

Thais roll out welcome for tour groups

Officials in favored destination on hand to greet first arrivals from China A ceremony is held at Bangkok's Don Mueang International Airport on Monday to welcome the first batch of tourists from Guangzhou since China resumed outbound group travel. (YANG WANLI / CHINA DAILY) Thailand is among the countries that welcomed the return of Chinese […]

HKTDC: Hong Kong ready for business; Delegation arrives in Riyadh

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia, Feb 6, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – A delegation of business leaders from the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR), led by the city’s Chief Executive Mr John Lee and principal government officials, has arrived in Riyadh to explore collaboration opportunities with the business community of Saudi Arabia. Several Memoranda […]

Aussie nuclear safety agency joins hunt for radioactive capsule

A member of the Incident Management Team coordinates the search for a radioactive capsule that was lost in transit by a contractor hired by Rio Tinto, at the Emergency Services Complex in Cockburn, Australia, in this undated handout photo. (PHOTO / DEPARTMENT OF FIRE AND EMERGENCY SERVICES VIA REUTERS) MELBOURNE – Australia’s nuclear safety agency […]