News Release in Year 2013

IFC and China’s Chint Group Commit to Bringing Sustainable Power to Emerging Markets

Decermber 11, 2013


IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and Chint Group, a leading Chinese power solutions provider, have signed a Memorandum of Understanding to work together to improve the sustainable power supply in emerging markets and help bolster their economies. IFC and Chint Group will collaborate to develop solar farms, acquire targeted companies that offer complementary products and services, and open more manufacturing plants in emerging markets around the world.


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NanoMaterials Technology Singapore Signs Clinical Trial Material Supply Agreement for Anti-Cancer Drug with CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research

October 14, 2013


NanoMaterials Technology Private Limited (NMT) announced today that it has signed an exclusive material supply agreement with Houston-based CHRISTUS Stehlin Foundation for Cancer Research (Stehlin Foundation) on a formulated CZ48 drug for a Phase I clinical (human) trial.

NMT has also participated in Chinano 2013 and NanoKorea 2013


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Astronergy Achieved Excellent Results in PVEL’s “Vendor Qualification Test”

October 9, 2013


Astronergy announced it has achieved excellent results in PVEL’s Vendor Qualification Test. Astronergy submitted its PV panels to PVEL for evaluation of module robustness which is 3 times of IEC 61215 reliability test standard and PVEL evaluated module response to simulated harsh conditions such as thermal cycling, humidity freezing, UV, high voltage, damp heat, PID and mechanical failure. Astronergy has achieved A-grade for most of the tests. The positive results signify the excellent quality and reliability of Astronergy modules and add more comfort to the financial institutions.


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IDY Academy featured in Today Newspaper

October 1, 2013


IDY Academy was featured in the October 1, 2013 Education section. It highlighted how Home-grown IDY Academy has successfully exported the Singapore education framework overseas, with IDY expanding to nearby countries, Indonesia, Vietnam and Cambodia, with China being its next target. The business has grown by about 20% in the last three years and five-fold since its inception in 1992.


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Debao Property Development Ltd's Subsidiary Announces Tender For A Piece Of Land In Guangdong Province

July 19, 2013


Debao Property Development Ltd announced that its 55% owned subsidiary Sihui Debao Jiangnan Mingu Property Development Co., Ltd. has tendered for a piece of land at Dongcheng Street, Sihui City, in Guangdong Province, People’s Republic of China. The acquisition cost of the Land is CNY200 million. The acquisition of the Land is in the ordinary course of business and in line with the Company's expansion plans. The Acquisition will be financed through internal and external sources of funds.


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Chint/Astronergy Announces Successful Completion of 10 MW Commercial Rooftop Power Plant in China

July 1, 2013


Astronergy announced that it has completed a 10 MW PV power plant in Hangzhou, China. Over 10,000,000 kWh is expected to be generated per annum in the future and a portion of the generated electricity will be used to offset lighting energy consumption within the newly-built Hangzhou East Railway Station. This 250 million RMB investment is part of Astronergy’s efforts to deliver green energy to the Chinese local market.


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Debao Property Development Ltd Appoints Tam Kin Bor as Chief Financial Officer

May 15, 2013


Debao Property Development Ltd. appointed Tam Kin Bor as Chief Financial Officer with effect from May 15, 2013. He is responsible for the group's financial and management accountings, treasury, taxation and other corporate compliance matters. From Mar. 2007 to June 2010, he worked in Deutsche Bank – Beijing China and Vice President – Strategic Investment Group.


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Newly launched ALTAI boots made with SuperFabric®

April 2013


ALTAI’s new tactical boots have a host of outstanding features. Higher Dimension Materials-owned SuperFabric® is used throughout the boot upper to provide a lightweight, durable, quick drying, air breathing material.


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GCT® Semiconductor Announces 3G/2G IP Licensing Agreement with LG Electronics

March 20, 2013


GCT® Semiconductor today announced that it has entered into a 3G/2G IP licensing agreement with LG Electronics (LG). This IP will enable GCT to offer proven multi-mode 4G/3G/2G solutions to operators worldwide who are rolling out LTE.

Based on the successful commercialization of its FDD-LTE single-chip GDM7240, GCT continues to expand its 4G leadership position by offering next-generation FDD/TDD LTE as well as multi-mode LTE/3G/2G solutions. This licensing agreement opens opportunities with HSPA-based operators who are evolving to LTE.


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NanoMaterials Technology was presented with the Special Award in Nanotech Japan 2013

March 14, 2013


NanoMaterials Technology Private Limited (NMT) won Special Award in the 12th Japan International Nano Exhibition & New Technology Exhibition & Conference from 30th January to 1st February 2013. The three-day exhibition was held in Tokyo Big Sight, Japan. The event had garnered about 600 exhibitors and approximately 47,000 visitors, both locally and globally.

NMT was recognized for its excellence in technology and product innovation. The selection committee commented that NMT has established a unique and independent technology capable of manufacturing nanoparticles, with a tiny particle size making them extremely dispersible in liquids, as well as the potential that this technology opens up for applications across a broad range of fields, such as diesel fuel, cosmetics, automotive & wood coatings, solar control film/coating, petrochemicals, CMP, plastics & polymer and medical etc.


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GCT® Semiconductor 4G LTE Single Chip Delivers LTE Connectivity on Windows 8 Ultrabook and Tablet

February 25, 2013


GCT® Semiconductor today announced that its LTE single chip delivers fast and reliable 4G LTE connectivity to LG Electronics’ new mobile ultrabook and tablet, based on Windows 8. GCT’s LTE single-chip is fully compatible with the USB-IF Mobile Broadband Interface Model (MBIM), allowing for easy integration into next-generation mobile computing devices.

GCT continues to lead the development of LTE single-chips by offering solutions with ultra low power, small form factor and superior performance.


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IDY Academy featured in The Straits Times

February 21, 2013


IDY Academy was featured in the February 13, 2013 Money section, SME Spotlight on education firms for its commitment to holistic education as a key to success. It is looking to expand overseas, with plans to offer training courses in Indonesia and China.


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Astronergy PV Power Plant Put into Operation

January 28, 2013


Astronergy announced the completion and commercial operation of a solar PV power plant with total installed capacity of 50MWp in Bulgaria.

The plant is expected to generate 1,858 GWh of electricity in the next 25 years. All electricity will be connected to the local net-grid with a fixed Feed-in-Tariff. The entire project took three months of construction work. The solar power plant can deliver abundant green electricity to the local communities with zero carbon emission. The investment made by Astronergy also contributed to the local employment by hiring local staff and workers.


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