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    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore will pilot a new travel pass for senior executives in the city-state who need to travel regularly for business, authorities said Wednesday, as they further eased some coronavirus-related restrictions. The number of passes will be limited initially, and travellers must stick to their declared itinerary, the government said. Upon return, pass...
    Several of China’s top tech companies — including TikTok owner ByteDance, telecom giant Huawei, and Alibaba — have recently chosen to expand their business ventures to Singapore as part of China’s economic plan for “global expansion,” the Chinese Communist Party (CCP) mouthpiece Global Times reported on Sunday. Chinese-owned ByteDance “plans to make Singapore its headquarters for...
    Clemson keeps No. 1 spot in Amway Coaches Poll as Big Ten teams rejoin after announcing start Unique tiny homes around the world Singapores food tech startups are serving up lab-grown milk and fake shrimp dumplings More Singapore start-ups are creating edible products from natural ingredients and cell culture technology in an effort...
    Neymar, Coutinho in Brazil squad for World Cup qualifying Curtain Bangs Are Trending — Heres How to Wear Them Inside BPs plan to dominate the global solar industry and rival the worlds largest operators Welcome to Insider Energy, a weekly energy newsletter brought to you by Business Insider.  © ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP via Getty Images...
    Singapore, Helsinki and Zurich have been ranked as the top smart cities in the world, according to a report released this week by the Institute for Management Development. The Smart City Index Report, released Thursday in a collaboration between the international educational institution and the Singapore University of Technology and Design, ranked 109 cities based...
    Singapore has announced it will pay its citizens to use a new fitness app that will work with the Apple Watch.  The government will run a two-year programme starting in October that will see users given cash rewards for hitting fitness goals. People will be able to earn up to £215 in eVouchers, which can...
    Office workers wearing face masks during lunch time in the central business district in Singapore.Roslan Rahman | AFP | Getty Images SINGAPORE — Competition for white-collar jobs will become more intense after the coronavirus pandemic showed that a lot of work can be done over the internet, Singapore's Minister for Trade and Industry Chan Chun...
    Hong Kong (CNN Business)Apple (AAPL) is going big in Singapore.Over the past week, the company has made a splash in the city-state by unveiling a shiny new "floating" store and a new partnership with the government meant to boost the use of its smartwatch. Singapore announced Tuesday that it would reward residents with hundreds of...
    Alien Huang, the Taiwanese actor, singer and fashion designer also known as Huang Hong-Shen, has died. He was 36. Police confirmed that Huang’s body was discovered on Wednesday morning at his home in the Beitou district of Taipei, Variety reported. The official cause of death has not yet been announced, but Huang’s management team is...
    Alien Huang, the Taiwanese actor, singer and fashion designer also known as Huang Hong-Shen, has died. He was 36. Police confirmed that Huang’s body was discovered on Wednesday morning at his home in the Beitou district of Taipei, Variety reported. The official cause of death has not yet been announced, but Huang’s management team is...
    Screenshot from a video showing how Lumi Health will work.Apple Apple is working with the government of Singapore to help get citizens moving and living healthier lives with an Apple Watch.  The program is a first of its kind, Apple said, because the government is offering financial rewards to people who engage in healthy behaviors. ...
    VIDEO1:5101:51High levels of debt will become a big challenge, Singapore minister saysSingapore Summit SINGAPORE — One of the biggest challenges that governments will face in the next decade is bringing down debt, a senior minister in Singapore said on Monday. Governments around the world have increased spending to support their economies hit hard by the...
    Singapore Airlines is said to be considering a new route next month — what media reports are calling a "flight to nowhere." Flights that take off and land from the same place — in this case, Singapore Changi Airport — may start as early as next month, according to a report in the local Straits Times...
    SINGAPORE – For many they are simply a pest, but for Singaporean entrepreneur John Ye his personal interest in the humble ant prompted him to launch a business selling insects that he believes have a lot to offer us. Ye opened the city state’s first shop specializing in pet ants, “Just Ants”, in late February...
    By Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore is battling new clusters of coronavirus infections in migrant dormitories that had won the all-clear from authorities, highlighting the difficulty of stamping out the disease, even in a closely monitored population. As the wealthy city-state tumbled into recession, officials facing intense pressure to revive the economy are opting...
    Scottie Scheffler tests positive for COVID, will miss U.S. Open Gorgeous weekend RV trips to take this fall How workers are retraining themselves for the jobs of the future On a typical day, Kevin Ng works with bankers at Credit Agricole to develop risk analysis tools using Java software. The job skills needed for...
    Singapore Airlines is planning trips that start and end at the same airport in a bid to boost business after passenger traffic drops amid the coronavirus pandemic.  The flights 'to nowhere' are set to take off by the end of October and may include staycations at the city's hotels, shopping vouchers and limousine ferry rides,...
    Tan Min Liang, the co-founder, CEO and executive director of Razer, at a press conference on the proposed listing of Razer at JW Marriott Hotel Hong Kong in Admiralty.Dickson Lee | South China Morning Post | Getty Images After applying to become a regulated bank in Singapore, gaming hardware firm Razer is now considering similar...
    ByteDance, the owner of popular short-video app TikTok, is planning to invest billions of dollars and recruit hundreds of employees in Singapore over the next three years, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. The Beijing-based company is purchasing more cloud-computing servers in Singapore to backup U.S. data for contingency, the source added. ByteDance...
    (Reuters) - ByteDance, the owner of popular short-video app TikTok, is planning to invest billions of dollars and recruit hundreds of employees in Singapore over the next three years, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. The Beijing-based company is purchasing more cloud-computing servers in Singapore to backup U.S. data for contingency, the source...
    SINGAPORE (AP) — Singapore Airlines Group said Thursday it will eliminate 4,300 jobs due to the “long road to recovery” for the global aviation industry battered by the coronavirus pandemic. The group said in a statement it will cut the positions across Singapore Airlines, regional arm SilkAir and budget unit Scoot. After taking into account...
    What a quarantine dream come true. One mom lucked out when she and her toddler were sent to quarantine in a Ritz-Carlton hotel upon arriving in Singapore, in accordance with the country’s 14-day isolation orders amid the coronavirus pandemic. Joy Van Dee recently arrived on the island from Amsterdam, and was shocked to be shuttled...
    Quarantining in Singapore can be a dismal or luxury experience — but you won’t know until you reach your hotel. The majority of current arrivals to the sovereign island city-state are required to quarantine in a hotel room for 14 days, to ensure they do not spread the coronavirus. But the quality of hotels...
    Quarantining in Singapore can be a dismal or luxury experience — but you won’t know until you reach your hotel. The majority of current arrivals to the sovereign island city-state are required to quarantine in a hotel room for 14 days, to ensure they do not spread the coronavirus. But the quality of hotels varies...
    Apple is opening its first-ever floating Apple store September 10 in Singapore’s Marina Bay.  The company released new photos of the interior, which includes rows of trees, streaming sunlight and an underwater boardroom. When the sun is out, the massive globe’s 114 glass panels will offer 360-degree panoramic views of the Singapore skyline and iconic...
    Apple’s latest retail store has drawn comparisons to a floating lantern, with a unique design incorporating a glass dome that sits directly on the water of Singapore’s Marina Bay. We first saw a glimpse of the store, the company’s third in Singapore and 512th worldwide, a few weeks ago, and the iPhone-maker has now shared...
    Apple has some pretty stunning stores around the world, such as the one in NYC’s Grand Central Terminal and the one in Dubai with “Solar Wings” that respond to environmental conditions. Its newest location Singapore is its first ever “floating” store, though, and the tech giant has just announced that it’s set to open on...
    Malaysian prosecutors on Friday withdrew criminal charges against three Goldman Sachs units accused of misleading investors over $6.5 billion in bond sales they helped organize for a state fund, the Bernama state news agency reported. The move comes after Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $3.9 billion to Malaysia to settle a probe into its...
    Malaysian prosecutors on Friday withdrew criminal charges against three Goldman Sachs units accused of misleading investors over $6.5 billion in bond sales they helped organize for a state fund, the Bernama state news agency reported. The move comes after Goldman Sachs agreed to pay $3.9 billion to Malaysia to settle a probe into its alleged...
    Issuing a digital bond using the blockchain As explained in a Singapore Exchange press release, the digital platform was deployed to offer a five-and-a-half-year bond issue for Singapore $ 400 million (SGD). This novelty comes within the framework ofa partnership with HSBC Singapore and Temasek. The bond was created for...
    How many more women need to speak up before the NFL takes immediate action against Dan Snyder? This Quick Trick Can Determine Your Diabetes Risk, Study Says SoftBank Leads $100 Million Investment in Health Firm Biofourmis (Bloomberg) -- SoftBank Group Corp. led a $100 million investment in Biofourmis Pte, a software startup that predicts...
    Donald Trump joked with Sarah Sanders that she would need to 'take one for the team' after Kim Jong-un 'winked' at her during the Singapore summit, the former press secretary reveals in her new book. Sanders said in detailing the famous 2018 bilateral meeting between Trump and Kim that she was under the impression that...
    Vienna Stock Exchange The Vienna Stock Exchange, or Wiener Börse, has become the third “official regulated market” in the world to list a Bitcoin product (BTC). It is the Swiss company, 21 Shares AG, which is behind the introduction of the first financial products linked to Bitcoin and Ether...
    A BRITISH ex-public schoolboy flogged naked in a Singapore jail for dealing drugs has revealed the beating was so severe it left him unable to sit. Ye Ming Yuen, 31, was strapped to a large wooden A-frame bench before being brutally whipped 24 times in the 'caning room' at Changi Prison. 7London-born Ye Ming...
    A spectacular battle between otters, which occurred at the end of March, has gone viral, although it dates back several years. You can see the video below with a nice bowl of popcorn. There is a lot of history behind that battle: basically they are two families traditionally confronted, like Capuletos and Montagues. The...
    For many of us, the local Apple store is a second home - but the tech giant's newest location is closer to a houseboat. The company is working on its first floating Apple Store, which will be a massive silver orb located near the opulent Marina Bay Sands Hotel in Singapore.  When the sun is...
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore's health ministry reported 31 new COVID-19 cases on Tuesday, the city-state's lowest daily count since March 22. (Editing by Andrew Heavens) Copyright 2020 Thomson Reuters.
    Apple’s worldwide retail network may be struggling during the coronavirus pandemic, but that hasn’t stopped the company from indulging in its penchant for pricey-looking, unique, and outlandish exterior design. The iPhone maker’s newest retail location, located in Singapore on the city-state’s waterfront and known officially as Apple Marina Bay Sands, can claim a world’s first...
    Apple is about to open an amazing new Apple Store in Singapore’s Marina Bay. It will be the third official Apple store in the country and it will be completely unique as it will be on the water of Singapore Bay, making it the first Apple store to “float” on water. It will undoubtedly be...
    Apple has hundreds of physical stores dotted around the world, serving as stores, repair centers and community hubs where people can learn to be more creative. Until now, though, none of these glistening Apple meccas have been built on water. As The Straits Times reports, the company has confirmed plans to open a dome-shaped store...
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Singapore on Friday said it would reopen its borders to visitors from New Zealand and Brunei from next month, in the city-state's first steps towards resuming leisure travel since it sealed its borders to control COVID-19 outbreaks. The city-state, which currently only allows official and business travel to selected countries, also said...
    THE brutal flogging of a posh Brit drug trafficker who was whipped naked 24 times in a Singapore prison has been blasted as "inhuman" by charity campaigners. London-born Ye Ming Yuen, a 31-year-old ex-public schoolboy, was stripped naked and flogged 24 times while strapped to a wooden bench in a Singapore jail for drugs...
    SINGAPORE (Reuters) - Researchers in Singapore have discovered a new variant of the COVID-19 coronavirus that causes milder infections, according to a study published in The Lancet medical journal this week. The study showed that COVID-19 patients infected with a new variant of SARS-CoV-2 had better clinical outcomes, including a lower proportion developing low blood...
    Travel planning has changed — and not in a good way. In addition to booking a flight and hotel, travelers are faced with questions that were unthinkable just six months ago. Where can I go? Do I need a negative Covid-19 test result to enter? Must I quarantine upon arrival? If I'm allowed in, should...
    Settlement in Flint drinking water cases could top $500M Coronavirus updates: University of North Carolina temporarily suspends fall sports; Pope warns against the rich getting vaccine first Oil Slides From Five-Month High on Cloudy Demand Outlook (Bloomberg) -- Oil declined from a five-month high in New York with the U.S. Federal Reserve and OPEC+...
    Rays beat Yanks again 4-2; Coles streak intact after ND Gorgeous college campuses around the world Hong Kong Cruise Ship Owner Suspends Payments to Creditors (Bloomberg) -- A cruise ship operator controlled by Malaysian tycoon Lim Kok Thay plunged as much as 33% in Hong Kong after the company suspended all payments to creditors....
    A BRITISH ex-public schoolboy has been stripped and flogged 24 times in a Singapore jail for drugs offences. London-born Ye Ming Yuen, 31, was strapped to a large wooden bench before being brutally beaten. 6London-born Ye Ming Yuen, 31, has been flogged 24 times in SingaporeCredit: Instagram 6He was strapped to a large wooden bench...
    Opinion: Michelle Obama, Roosevelt, Johnson - Three first ladies who risked their lives to advance civil rights Cramer expects unbelievably positive reports from big-box retailers this week Europe Bird Wing, Fed CPI Strategy, Singapore Stimulus: Eco Day (Bloomberg) -- Welcome to Tuesday, Asia. Here’s the latest news and analysis from Bloomberg Economics to help...
    By Chen Lin and Aradhana Aravindan SINGAPORE (Reuters) - BIGO Technology, a smaller rival of embattled Chinese appmaker ByteDance, is shifting servers from Hong Kong to Singapore, out of the reach of a new national security law at a time when it is seeking to emphasise independence from its Chinese parent. The move, which follows...
    The most terrible conflict in human history ended 75 years ago today with the surrender of Japan on August 15, 1945. In a radio address to his nation, Emperor Hirohito announced his decision to accept the Potsdam Declaration bringing World War II to a close — at an estimated cost of up to 60 million...