Erdogan visits quake-hit areas as anger grows over rescue efforts

Firefighters carry a dead body from a destroyed building, in Gaziantep, southeastern Türkiye, Feb 8, 2023. (PHOTO / AP) KAHRAMANMARAS/ANTAKYA, Türkiye – Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan visited southern Türkiye on Wednesday to see first-hand the destruction wrought by a massive earthquake as anger grew among local people over what they said was a slow government response […]

South Korea, US plan February nuclear tabletop drills

SEOUL – South Korea and the United States will hold tabletop exercises next month involving the American extended deterrence effort, South Korea's defense minister said on Wednesday. Officials in both capitals said they were in talks to improve joint nuclear planning and implementation, boost information sharing and launch tabletop exercises, but the timing had not […]

Elcogen AS: MOU with Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering and Fraunhofer Institute for Ceramic Technologies and Systems

TALLINN, EE, Jan 9, 2023 – (ACN Newswire via – Elcogen, the European manufacturer of clean energy technology that delivers affordable green hydrogen and emission-free electricity, is pleased to announce the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (“MOU”) with Korea Shipbuilding and Offshore Engineering (“KSOE”), a member of Hyundai Heavy Industries Group (“HHI Group”), […]

Indonesia lifts remaining COVID restrictions

People wearing protective masks enjoy a pedestrian bridge during the dusk amid of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic in Jakarta, Indonesia, Mar 15, 2022. (WILLY KURNIAWAN / REUTERS) JAKARTA — Indonesia on Friday removed all remaining measures to control the spread of COVID-19 effective immediately, since most of the country's population already has antibodies against […]

Society Pass (Nasdaq: SOPA)/Thoughtful Media Group Acquires More Media, Indonesia-based Digital Design and Branding Agency

SINGAPORE, Dec 28, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – Thoughtful Media Group Inc (“Thoughtful Media” or “TMG”), the Thailand-based social commerce-focused, premium digital advertising network of Society Pass Incorporated (“SoPa”) (Nasdaq: SOPA), Southeast Asia’s (SEA) next generation, data-driven, loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem, today announces the acquisition of More Media, a leading Indonesia-based creative […]

Toward a better world order

Xi’s Saudi trip underlines growing interest in China’s global leadership, discontent with US President Xi Jinping’s recent state visit to Saudi Arabia was much more than seeking a greater Middle East role. It was an “epoch-making” chapter in a rapidly unfolding improving world order. The reasons are tenfold. First, in stark contrast to United States […]

Astellas, Eisai, Daiichi Sankyo and Takeda Agree to Collaborate to Reduce Environmental Burden in the Field of Pharmaceutical Packaging

TOKYO, Dec 22, 2022 – (JCN Newswire via – Astellas Pharma Inc. (TSE: 4503), Eisai Co., Ltd. (TSE: 4523), Daiichi Sankyo Company, Limited (TSE: 4568) and Takeda Pharmaceutical Company Limited. (TSE: 4502/ NYSE:TAK) today announced that the four companies have agreed the collaboration to reduce environmental burden in the field of pharmaceutical packaging. Based […]

Where there is a wheel, or a wing, there is a way

Editor's note: During the past decade, China has made historic progress in transportation development, with an improved transport network, strengthened transport service capacity and deepened international cooperation, writes a veteran journalist with China Daily. A bullet train runs along the Harbin-Dalian High-Speed railway. (PHOTO PROVIDED TO CHINA DAILY) I was 18 when I first traveled […]

Society Pass / NusaTrip Expands Flight Routes and Fares Offering through Connection with Regional Low-Cost Carriers: JetStar Airways, VietJet Air, NokAir, Thai Smile Air, and Thai Lion Air

SINGAPORE, Dec 6, 2022 – (ACN Newswire via – NusaTrip, the Indonesia-based online travel agent (OTA) and travel platform of Society Pass Incorporated (“SoPa”) (Nasdaq: SOPA), Southeast Asia’s (SEA) leading data-driven loyalty, fintech and e-commerce ecosystem, today announces the expansion of NusaTrip’s +500 global airline partners network by adding JetStar Airways, VietJet Air, NokAir, […]