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Public broadcasting and an advocate’s ‘disaster readiness’ revival mission

By   /  April 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Better Public Media Trust, David Beatson, Democracy, Digital Media, Evening Report, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, New Zealand, NZ Listener, Online media, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Public broadcasting, Public Trust, Radio, Radio New Zealand, Reports, RNZ, Television  /  Comments Off on Public broadcasting and an advocate’s ‘disaster readiness’ revival mission

TRIBUTE: By Geoff Lealand in Auckland David Beatson, broadcaster, editor, journalist, public intellectual and media visionary, proposed a new, or renewed, role for New Zealand public broadcasting in anticipating and managing risk – such as natural disasters and technological crises, says an academic in his public tribute. Speaking at an inaugural memorial lecture in Ponsonby […]

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Fiji’s provident fund frees up $5.3m for natural disaster assistance

By   /  April 22, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Climate, Cyclone Josie, cyclone keni, Cyclones, Development, Disasters, Environment, Evening Report, Fiji, Fiji National Provident Fund, FNPF, Kadavu, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Military, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Reports, savings, Self Determination, Weather  /  Comments Off on Fiji’s provident fund frees up $5.3m for natural disaster assistance

A spate of tropical cyclones has hit Fiji and other Pacific Islands in the past few months, causing widespread damage and flooding in low-lying areas. Image: Dept of Information/Wansolwara By Wansolwara News staff The Fiji National Provident Fund has released $5.33 million in flood assistance funds to 6351 members in the aftermath of two recently […]

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Nexusguard, NG Crossing join forces to protect MENA enterprises from DDoS attacks

By   /  April 21, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Nexusguard, NG Crossing join forces to protect MENA enterprises from DDoS attacks

Source: Media Outreach The partnership bolsters the MEMA telecom service provider’scybersecurity product offerings and extends Nexusguard’s global reach SAN FRANCISCO – Media OutReach – April 20, 2018 – Nexusguard,a leading DDoS security solution provider, today announced at RSA Conference2018 that it has teamed up with NGCrossing, a telecommunications company with a long-establishedpresence in the Middle […]

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New FM framework provides best practice on more strategic decision making for facility managers globally

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on New FM framework provides best practice on more strategic decision making for facility managers globally

Source: Media Outreach HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 20 April 2018 – Facility Management (FM), as a discipline, isabout much more than managing buildings and services. It is critical to how everyorganisation or property occupier functions successfully as a real estateinvestment. This is the crux of new guidance developed by RICSand the International […]

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sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck celebrates its 7th Anniversary with offers for all visitors

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck celebrates its 7th Anniversary with offers for all visitors

Source: Media Outreach Enjoy 360-degree panoramic views of the city from Hong Kong’s tallestbuilding HONG KONG,CHINA – Media OutReach – 20 April2018 – Located on the 100th floor of InternationalCommerce Centre, the tallestbuilding in Hong Kong, sky100 Hong Kong Observation Deck (sky100) is Hong Kong’s only indoorobservation deck offering 360-degree panoramic views of the city […]

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Vanuatu pressing ahead with Ambae volcano island evacuation plan

By   /  April 20, 2018  /  24/7 News, Ambae, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Disasters, Environment, Eruption, Evacuation, Evening Report, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Relocation, Reports, Vanuatu, Volcano, Volcanoes  /  Comments Off on Vanuatu pressing ahead with Ambae volcano island evacuation plan

A file photo of the last Ambae evacuation in September 2017. Image: Vanuatu Daily Post By Len Garae in Port Vila Vanuatu is still pressing ahead with its plan to evacuate Ambae island for the second time in six months in the face of rumbling and ash-spewing from Mt Lombenden volcano. A government delegation comprising […]

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‘Great relief’ for rights advocates after Philippines ‘releases’ Australian nun

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Activism, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Evening Report, Featured, Human Rights, International Coalition for Human Rights in the Philippines, Justice, Media, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Philippines, PMC Reportage, Politics, Reports, Rodrigo Duterte  /  Comments Off on ‘Great relief’ for rights advocates after Philippines ‘releases’ Australian nun

Sister “Pat” Fox … “her duty to protect anyone who was oppressed or poor.” Image: Rappler By Jean Bell in Auckland Detained Australian missionary Sister Patricia “Pat” Fox’s “release” by the Philippines Bureau of Immigration has been greeted with relief by human rights advocates Peter Murphy, chair of the International Coalition for Human Rights in […]

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Trend Micro Advances Its Commitment to Make the Digital World Safer

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Trend Micro Advances Its Commitment to Make the Digital World Safer

Source: Media Outreach Joinsindustry consortium and makes enterprise-grade phishing simulation service freeto allHONG KONG,CHINA – Media OutReach – April 19,2018 –  Trend Micro Incorporated (TYO: 4704; TSE: 4704), a global leader incybersecurity solutions, today advanced its commitment to make the world saferfor exchanging digital information. The company is a founding member of the newCybersecurity Tech […]

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Adyen 2017 Revenue Crosses US$1 Billion Mark; Increase Of Over US$400m From 2016

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Adyen 2017 Revenue Crosses US$1 Billion Mark; Increase Of Over US$400m From 2016

Source: Media Outreach Leading payments platform bolsters customer winswith eBay, Theory, Tinder, Valve, ofo, Lorna Jane, Groupe L’OCCITANE and ASICS SINGAPORE & HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – April 19, 2018 – Adyen, the payments platform of choice for many of the world’s leadingcompanies, today announced that it generated US$1.14 billion in annual revenuefor 2017, […]

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USP students raise Pacific climate change awareness using cellphones

By   /  April 19, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Education, Environment, ePOP, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, Pacific youth, PMC Reportage, Reports, Smartphones, Youth, Youth storytelling  /  Comments Off on USP students raise Pacific climate change awareness using cellphones

Bearing Witness talks to ePOP climate change video makers. Video: Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu with visuals by Blessen Tom in Suva Ten students from the University of the South Pacific have captured the effects of climate change on their smartphone devices. The task was organised through an eParticipatory Observers Project (ePOP) workshop last […]

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Energy Eco Chain Launches ET Hybrid Blockchain To Enhance Enterprise-Level Asset Digitization And Application Development Platform Experience

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Energy Eco Chain Launches ET Hybrid Blockchain To Enhance Enterprise-Level Asset Digitization And Application Development Platform Experience

Source: Media Outreach SINGAPORE – Media OutReach –18 April 2018 –  Earlier today, Energy Eco Chain (EEC) held apress conference in Jakarta, Indonesia, where they announced the officiallaunch of their ET hybrid blockchain and digital wallet. Launching two monthsahead of schedule, the ET hybrid blockchain aims to provide an enhancedenterprise-level asset digitization and application development platformexperience. […]

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NetLeaders achieves milestone with sale of 100,000 DasCoin Licence

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on NetLeaders achieves milestone with sale of 100,000 DasCoin Licence

Source: Media Outreach A RevolutionarySystem Within Cryptocurrency LONDON, UK –  Media OutReach – 18thApril 2018 – NetLeaders, the community of empowerment, has recently achieved asignificant milestone with the sale of its 100,000th DasCoinLicence. DasCoin license holders are provided withCycles that represent network capacity across DasCoin’s proprietary Consortium Blockchain technology that isKnow Your Customer (KYC) and […]

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USP celebrates 50 years and leads research action on climate change

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Climate Action, Climate Change, Education, Environment, Evening Report, Featured, Fiji, media education, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Multimedia, PACE-SD, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Real climate action, Reports, Research, University media, University of the South Pacific, USP, Video  /  Comments Off on USP celebrates 50 years and leads research action on climate change

Bearing Witness crew Blessen Tom and Hele Ikimotu’s video story of USP’s ongoing 50th anniversary celebrations and climate change. Video: AUT Pacific Media Centre By Hele Ikimotu with visuals by Blessen Tom in Suva This year, the University of the South Pacific is celebrating 50 years since its opening in Fiji in  1968. The university’s […]

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Kinofy launches in Asia

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Kinofy launches in Asia

Source: Media Outreach Kinofy, the firstmade-in-Singapore, China cross- border commerce platform launches; enablesseamless and accelerated access to 1 billion Chinese shoppers SINGAPORE – Media OutReach – April 18, 2018 – Kinofy Group, today, announced the launch of Kinofy,a plug and play, cloud-based, cross-border e-commerce platform, designed toallow international brand owners and small and medium sized […]

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Solar panels the way to go for Pacific, says USP physics academic

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7 News, Analysis-Reportage, APR, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Bearing Witness, Climate, Environment, Evening Report, Fiji, Human Rights, MIL NZ OSI, MIL OSI, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, renewable energy, Reports, solar energy, Sustainability, Sustainable Development, Sustainable Development Goals, Technology, University of the South Pacific, USP  /  Comments Off on Solar panels the way to go for Pacific, says USP physics academic

The University of the South Pacific’s lower campus 45kw solar pv power system. Image: Hele Ikimotu/Bearing Witness By Hele Ikimotu in Suva Affordable energy enhances the livelihood of Pacific communities, says an associate professor in physics at the Fiji-based University of the South Pacific. Dr Atul Raturi presented a seminar as part of the Pacific […]

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Etiqa celebrates new tranche for online insurance savings series EASY save with higher returns of up to 4.07% p.a. along with strong participating fund performance

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Etiqa celebrates new tranche for online insurance savings series EASY save with higher returns of up to 4.07% p.a. along with strong participating fund performance

Source: Media Outreach SINGAPORE – MediaOutReach – 18 April 2018 – Following the announcement of its participatingfund’s record performance with an impressive net investment returnof 10.99% for 2017, Etiqa Insurance has relaunched its popular online savingssolution EASY save series withincreased returns for eEASY savepro, theonly participating online insurance savings plan in Singapore. Featuringattractive projected returns of […]

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Avnet and Sigfox Drive Innovation

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Avnet and Sigfox Drive Innovation

Source: Media Outreach Avnet Sigfox Conference 2018 willshowcase end-to-end enterprise solutions for IoT and smart city applications HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – APRIL 18, 2018 – Avnet Asia Pacific willhost the Avnet Sigfox Conference 2018 tomorrow at the Hong Kong ScienceTechnology Park. The conference will showcase Avnet’s innovative enterprisesolutions using Sigfox’s proprietary network technologies to […]

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Spackman Entertainment Group’s Frame Pictures secures camera equipment deals for three new major Korean drama series, SUITS, MISTRESS and LIFE

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Spackman Entertainment Group’s Frame Pictures secures camera equipment deals for three new major Korean drama series, SUITS, MISTRESS and LIFE

Source: Media Outreach Frame Pictures, a leading movie/drama equipmentleasing player in Korea, won camera equipment contracts for three new majorKorean drama series, one of which is a Korean remake of popular US drama, SUITSPark Hyung-sik and Yoo Jae-myung, actorsrepresented by associated company, Spackman Media Group, will be featured intwo of the dramasFrame Pictures continues to […]

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CUHK Installs Professor Rocky S. Tuan as Eighth Vice-Chancellor and President

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on CUHK Installs Professor Rocky S. Tuan as Eighth Vice-Chancellor and President

Source: Media Outreach HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach– 17 April 2018 – The Chinese University of Hong Kong (CUHK) installed ProfessorRocky S. Tuan as its eighth Vice-Chancellor and President today (17 April). Dr.Norman N.P. Leung, Chairman of the Council, CUHK, presided over the ceremony. Over800 members of the CUHK faculty, staff, students, alumni and […]

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Jacobson Pharma Ranked No.1 in “Hong Kong Best Small-Cap Company” in the “Asia’s Best Companies Poll 2018” by FinanceAsia

By   /  April 18, 2018  /  24/7, 24/7 News, Asia, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Region, Business, Media Outreach, MIL OSI, Pacific,  /  Comments Off on Jacobson Pharma Ranked No.1 in “Hong Kong Best Small-Cap Company” in the “Asia’s Best Companies Poll 2018” by FinanceAsia

Source: Media Outreach HONG KONG, CHINA – Media OutReach – 17 April2018 – Jacobson Pharma CorporationLimited (“Jacobson Pharma” or the “Group”; Stock Code: 2633), a leadingcompany engaged in the research, development, production, marketing and sale ofgeneric drugs and proprietary medicines, is pleased to announce that JacobsonPharma ranked no.1 in thecategory of Hong Kong Best Small-CapCompany […]

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