Friday July 10, 2020 11:04

ACCORD Press Releases

Hitachi ABB Power Grids commences operations Energy—08 Jul 20

Complementary portfolios and technology strengths to ensure continuity, enhance customer value and bring growth opportunities In accordance with the agreement signed on December 17, 2018, Hitachi Ltd. and ABB Ltd. have announced the completion of all

Rapidly Changing Behaviours In 2020 Are Accelerating Consumer Embrace of Digital, Health, and Sustainability Trends, Says PwC Events—08 Jul 20

NEW YORK--8 Jul--PRNewswire/InfoQuest

The acceleration of consumer trends and behavior that was already underway prior to the COVID-19 outbreak has taken another leap forward and will spark consumer-facing companies and retailers to reinvent the way they do business, according to a new PwC report.

The findings from two surveys taken before and after the COVID-19 pandemic and published today in PwC's 11th consecutive Global Consumer Insights Survey focus on urban consumer purchasing habits and behaviours, and how global disruption has forced the acceleration of a more digital way of life. Billions of people worldwide live in cities, and this concentration has created a new era in global consumption; cities are the hubs where economic activity happens.

The survey results reveal that the pandemic and the ensuing social distancing measures put in place have led to fundamental changes in how consumers work, eat, communicate, and take care of their health.
Consumers have adapted how they shop
Social distancing measures put in place because of the coronavirus have affected consumers in all aspects o

“Public, Private” Sectors Adopt Educational Technology to Enhance Potential of Thai IT—07 Jul 20

According to the Education Ministry’s announcement that asked public and private educational institutions to defer the opening of the first school term of the 2020 academic year to July 1, the methods for teaching and learning under the

LIXIL introduces the SATO Tap, a novel handwashing station that aims to improve hygiene for Events—02 Jul 20

Washing your hands thoroughly with soap reduces the spread of disease and can help prevent COVID-19 infection. But for approximately 3 billion people around the world, this step is out of reach. According to UNICEF, 40% of the world’s population

Wealth sharing campaign spreading in Suncheon to aid coronavirus victims General—29 Jun 20

A wealth sharing campaign has been spreading in Suncheon, a city about 415 kilometers south of Seoul, to support underprivileged citizens hit hard by the coronavirus outbreak. According to the municipality of Suncheon said on Friday. The campaign was

Gartner Forecasts Worldwide Security and Risk Management Spending Growth to Slow but Remain IT—26 Jun 20

Worldwide spending on information security and risk management technology and services will continue to grow through 2020, although at a lower rate than previously forecast, according to Gartner, Inc. Information security spending is expected to grow

Chongqing Liangjiang New Area kicks off second venture General—22 Jun 20

June 18, 2020 marked the 10th anniversary of the establishment of Chongqing Liangjiang New Area. According to Chongqing Liangjiang New Area Administrative Committee, the region's GDP increased from 100.2 billion yuan to 339.1 billion yuan from 2010 to

AAV Returns to SET100 Index - Places on SETTHSI Stcoks—19 Jun 20

Asia Aviation Plc. (AAV) has returned to the SET100 Index while also securing a spot on the Thailand Sustainability Investment Index (SETTHSI) according to an announcement by the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) for the latter half of the year (1 July -

DBS school heightens COVID-19 prevention measures for maximum safety, ready for the school General—17 Jun 20

DBS Denla British School is well prepared for the school reopening with comprehensive measures to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 virus in accordance with guidelines as stipulated by the World Health Organization (WHO), and the British and Thai

How does China's people-centric approach work? General—17 Jun 20

China has pledged to eliminate poverty and complete the building of a moderately prosperous society this year, according to a government work report submitted to the third session of the 13th National People's Congress (NPC) in May, despite the

Introducing the PCT1 From Xovis – the New Passenger Counting Sensor for Public Transportation IT—16 Jun 20

Xovis has set itself the task of bringing its expertise into the field of public transport. Packed trains at 8 in the morning and empty platforms at 10 in the evening. According to Xovis, what can seemingly be managed easily with minor tweaks to

Bluffs Ho Tram Scores Another #1 Hit Events—04 Jun 20

The Bluffs Ho Tram Strip has retained its standing as top club in Vietnam according to the latest Top 100 Golf Courses’ rankings for the country: updated for 2020 and released in May. Not only was the club rated best in class for the country, it

Chengdu is Becoming the Engine Driving Development in China General—29 May 20

On April 28, the official website of Sichuan Provincial Government released the Reply and Approval from Sichuan Provincial People's Government for the Founding of the Eastern Chengdu New Area. According to the document, the Chengdu Eastern New Area will

Overcoming Challenges to Offline Education, Mysavvytutor Advances with New On-Demand General—29 May 20

According to a United Nations' report, the COVID-19 outbreak has disrupted education for over 290.5 million students globally. A Singapore based online learning platform, Mysavvytutor (MST) believes this is the beginning of a shift to virtual learning.

CGTN: Opportunities amid crisis in economic development General—25 May 20

Chinese President Xi Jinping visited national political advisors from the economic sectors attending a joint group meeting at the third session of the 13th National Committee of the Chinese People's Political Consultative Conference, according to a

XCMG Jumps up to Global Top Four on KHL's Yellow Table 2020 Continuing to Lead Chinese OEM Energy—20 May 20

With revenue of USD 11.162 billion, XCMG (SHE: 000425) has moved up to 4th place in the ranking of the world's top 50 construction equipment manufacturers, according to the Yellow Table 2020 released by British publisher KHL Group. XCMG once again leads

AIS plans to welcome employees back to the Office Divide the team into A-B, execute strict hygiene Events—18 May 20

Ms. Kantima Lerlertyuttitham, as the Chief Human Resource Officer at AIS, "According to the current overall situation that the rate of detecting of the infected person is continually decreasing, which is a result of the cooperation from the people in all

Gartner Says Global IT Spending to Decline 8% in 2020 Due to Impact of Stcoks—15 May 20

Worldwide IT spending is projected to total $3.4 trillion in 2020, a decline of 8% from 2019, according to the latest forecast by Gartner, Inc. The coronavirus pandemic and effects of the global economic recession are causing CIOs to prioritise spending

A virology guru says meat is safe for consumption despite COVID-19 Heathcare—14 May 20

A virology guru reassures it is safe to eat fully cooked meat, for example, pork, chicken and duck, amid COVID-19 pandemic. “According to the research from China, COVID-19 cannot be transmitted to farmed animals like pig, chicken and duck,”

Medlinker has clear advantage in internet chronic disease management Heathcare—13 May 20

Recently, China Insights Consultancy, a well-known consulting company based in China, released China's Internet Chronic Diseases Management("blue book"). According to the blue book, China's internet chronic disease management market will develop rapidly

Scientific Evidence Shows Everyday Hygiene Is Essential to Help Prevent the Spread of Infections, Heathcare—08 May 20

According to a new Position Paper published in the American Journal of Infection Control online, improved everyday hygiene practices, such as handwashing, can help to significantly reduce the risk of common infections. Evidence shows risk reduction can

As States Look to Reopen, CFOs Prioritize Workplace Safety and Employee Health, According to PwC Stcoks—07 May 20

The fourth release of PwC’s COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey reveals 77% of US chief financial officers (CFOs) anticipate changing workplace safety measures upon returning to on-site work. As employers focus on protecting employees, 65% anticipate

Xinhua Silk Road: Seraphim releases new 158 high efficiency module General—07 May 20

Jiangsu Seraphim Solar System Co., Ltd. (Seraphim), a world-class solar products manufacturer, rolled out its latest product, the 158 high efficiency shingled module on May 6. According to Seraphim, the new 158 shingled module can generate more power

COVID-19 rapidly reshapes consumer behavior, PwC’s Strategy& Stcoks—30 Apr 20

The public health and economic crises stemming from COVID-19 are driving changes in consumer behavior that could have long-lasting effects, according to a survey by PwC’s Strategy&. The survey, called 'Evolving priorities: COVID-19 rapidly

ZTE Commits over 15% of Revenue on R&D Spending in Q1 2020 IT—27 Apr 20

ZTE Corporation (0763.HK / 000063.SZ), a major international provider of telecommunications, enterprise and consumer technology solutions for the Mobile Internet, today announced its first quarterly results ended 31 March 2020. According to the

HUAWEI CLOUD Infrastructure as a Service Market Share Grows Fastest, Ranking No.3 in China and No.6 General—23 Apr 20

According to the recently released Gartner report Market Share: IT Services, Worldwide 2019, the global Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) market share of HUAWEI CLOUD grew at the fastest rate of any provider, and the 2019 revenue from the IaaS market

"Startup the Bank" Report by PKO Bank Polski Available Now Stcoks—21 Apr 20

"Startup the Bank" is the most recent report on startups whose solutions transform the Polish banking sector. According to the study, not only traditional fintech companies stand the chance of becoming banks' technological partners and after a successful

More CFOs Say They Anticipate Layoffs, According to PwC COVID-19 CFO Pulse Stcoks—20 Apr 20

Over a quarter of CFOs say they expect to lay off employees as they deal with financial impact of pandemic The third release of PwC’s COVID-19 CFO Pulse Survey reveals 26% of US chief financial officers (CFOs) anticipate layoffs, a marked increase

KTC Q1/2020 grew both in income and profits. Getting up to speed in business operation adjustments, Stcoks—20 Apr 20

KTC reports its Q1/2020 business operations according to the new TFRS9 standard, announcing a net profit of 1.641 billion. Strong growth for credit card receivable, financial cost, and non-performing loans (NPL) were at a satisfactory rate. The firm is

Gartner Says Worldwide PC Shipments Declined 12.3% in the First Quarter of 2020 Due to Coronavirus IT—17 Apr 20

Worldwide PC shipments totaled 51.6 million units in the first quarter of 2020, a 12.3% decline from the first quarter of 2019, according to preliminary results by Gartner, Inc. After three consecutive quarters of growth, the worldwide PC market