Daily Archives: May 11, 2018

SparkLabs Engages with Argon Group to Launch the First Startup Accelerator Security Token Offering

The Largest Accelerator Network in Asia Partners with Argon Group, a leading digital finance advisory firm, and Swarm.Fund, the first security token platform, to Democratize Venture Capital Access PALO ALTO, Calif., May 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — SparkLabs Group, which… Read More

CP Kelco Closes Sale of Carrageenan Production Site in Philippines to Marcel Trading Corporation

ATLANTA, May 11, 2018 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — CP Kelco, a leading global producer of specialty hydrocolloid ingredients, today announced it has completed the sale of its carrageenan plant in Sibonga, Cebu, Philippines, to Marcel Trading Corporation, a carrageenan producer in… Read More

US to North Korea: No Sanctions Relief Until Permanent, Verifiable Denuclearization

STATE DEPARTMENT Chief diplomats from the United States and South Korea said Friday that a complete denuclearization by North Korea requires robust verification, and that sanctions against Pyongyang would not be lifted unless it took concrete and further steps toward… Read More

World Food Program Hopes N. Korea Talks Can Ease Food Security Woes

BEIJING A peace agreement with North Korea will go far toward easing the impoverished nation’s chronic food security woes, the head of the United Nations’ World Food Program said Friday, a month before President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet… Read More

SINGAPORE WILL CONTINUE TO WORK CLOSELY WITH MALAYSIA’S NEW GOVT – REPORT

SINGAPORE, Singapore will continue to work closely with Malaysia’s new government to advance the relationship between the two countries, the republic’s Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun Sing reportedly said. In response to questions about the impact of Malaysia’s… Read More

UN: Protectionism, Debt Threaten Asia Growth

BANGKOK A senior United Nations official says trade protectionism, rising private and corporate debt, and shortcomings in revenue raising are growing challenges to the economic outlook for the Asia Pacific. Shamshad Akhtar, executive secretary of the UN’s Economic and Social… Read More

CHINA WILLING TO ENHANCE CO-OPERATION IN NEW MEDIA WITH ASEAN, JAPAN, ROK

SINGAPORE, China is willing to strengthen exchanges and co-operation in new media with members of the Association of South East Asian Nations (ASEAN) as well as with Japan and the Republic of Korea, says Guo Weimin, the deputy director of… Read More