Daily Archives: December 16, 2019

Epiq Announces New President and Chief Financial Officer

Vishal Chhibbar, president and chief financial officer at Epiq NEW YORK, Dec. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Epiq, a global leader in the legal services industry, announced today that Vishal Chhibbar has joined Epiq as president and chief financial officer.

General Fusion Closes $65M of Series E Financing

Funding Enables the Company’s Fusion Demonstration Plant VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Dec. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — General Fusion announced that it has successfully closed USD$65 million of Series E equity financing.  The financing was led by Temasek, a global investment

IELTS reappointed as a language test trusted by the UK government for visas

CAMBRIDGE, UK, Dec. 16, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — This week, UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) announced IELTS, the world’s most trusted language test, will continue to be accepted for UK visas that require applicants to demonstrate their English. Following a

Networld to Distribute Cloudian Object Storage Solutions in Japan

Will Bring Scalability, Hybrid Cloud and Cost Benefits of S3-Compatible Storage to More Customers TOKYO, Dec. 15, 2019 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Networld Corp. and Cloudian® today announced that Networld will begin selling Cloudian’s HyperStore® object storage solution in Japan this

Affin Bank eyes 15 pct cardholder growth next year

KUALA LUMPUR, Affin Bank Bhd is targeting to grow the cardholder base for both its debit and credit cards by 15 per cent next year.Group chief executive officer Kamarul Ariffin Mohd Jamil said Affin Bank currently has more than

Carsome secures US$50 million funding from global investors

KUALA LUMPUR, Carsome has completed the equity closing for a U$50 million Series C funding from global investors, which will be utilised to strengthen its leadership in online used-car trading in ASEAN.In a statement, it said the funding would

Inspiring women engineers adapting to new technologies, progressive work culture

KUALA LUMPUR, Petronas' Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (PFLNG) Dua vessel is nothing short of an engineering marvel and the nation's pride, especially for Malaysians who are directly involved in it.Aini Haryati Mohd Saleh, 39, from Selangor is one of

CSES bags RM24 mln financing facility for solar farm project

KUALA LUMPUR, Cenergi Sunseap Energy Solutions Sdn Bhd (CSES) has secured a credit facility of up to RM24 million from Bank Islam Malaysia Bhd for its 95 per cent-owned subsidiary IRM Solar Sdn Bhd (IRMS), which operates a five-megawatt

CQT hands over SpooQy-1 nanosatellite to SpeQtral

KUALA LUMPUR, SpeQtral has taken over operations of the SpooQy-1 nanosatellite, on behalf of the Centre for Quantum Technologies (CQT) at the National University of Singapore.SpooQy-1 is a shoebox-sized, 3U CubeSat hosting a quantum payload developed ...

AM Best downgrades, withdraws Papua New Guineas CGI credit ratings

KUALA LUMPUR, AM Best has downgraded the Financial Strength Rating to C (weak) from C+ (marginal) and the Long-Term Issuer Credit Rating to 'ccc' from 'b-' of Capital General Insurance Company Limited (CGI) Papua New Guinea.According to a statement,